Delving into the Themes and Sound of ‘Giants’ by Transcending Into the Unknown


“Giants,” the latest offering from Norwegian blues-rock band Transcending Into the Unknown, sees the band changing direction. The band members consist of Filip, Robert and Stian Dahl. This time the trio brings a darker, heavier and more progressive sound with this captivating track, signifying a substantial change in their musical career.

Right from the very beginning, “Giants” drenches the listeners in a sonic environment distinguished by its dark ambience and complex constructions. The track goes into uncharted territories, a fusion of many musical genres mirroring the plethora of the band members’ individual backgrounds and influences. This particular mix of genres brings depth and complexity to the music, transporting listeners on a wonderful voyage.

Lyrically, “Giants” deals with the subjects of pressure, strife, and overcoming. At first conceived as an exploration of the expectations of our elders, both especially their literal and figurative ones, it further develops into a poignant reflection on the daily fights one has to overcome, both physiologically and emotionally. The core message is of resilience and passion—a call never to give up no matter how great our difficulties are because our inner strength will always sustain us unfailingly.

With its strong instrumentation, moving lyrics, and profound themes, “Giants” leaves an impression on the listeners, thus challenging them to face their own giants with bravery and conviction. Transcending Into the Unknown are able to create a song that musically and emotionally affects you and shows they are something to be taken note of in the progressive rock field.

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Written by
Barbie Edonia


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