The Aces release “Fake Nice.”
Don’t mess with The Aces. At least that’s the gist of “Fake Nice,” the latest single from the Utah pop-rock foursome that brought us breakout hit “Stuck” back in December.
The new single, the first from the group’s just-announced debut album When My Heart Felt Volcanic (out April 6), finds lead singer Cristal Ramirez brushing off phoniness to the tune of twangy guitar and lush chords: “All you do is talk/ Really thinking that it won’t get back to me.” And though the lyrics are a far cry — literally — from the band’s 2017 EP I Don’t Like Being Honest, the new track only builds on the group’s soulful, pop-laced sound.
“’Fake Nice’ is a favorite off the album and representative of a funkier side of our sound,” notes the band. “We wrote it about being from a smaller town and experiencing living in a big city for the first time while trying to navigate all the new personalities that come along with that.”
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