Senses Fail have released a new song off of their upcoming album, If There Is Light, It Will Find You. The track is called, “New Jersey Makes, The World Takes” and it is all about the nasty grip that addiction can have on some, particularly with Nielsen’s own experiences. On the subject, Nielsen says:
Over the years, I have lost a number of friends to drug addiction,” says Nielsen, the remaining original member in the band’s 16-year history. “This song addresses those losses and how I have tried to intervene in people’s addictions over the years. As someone who has battled addiction, I know that the change has to come from within. While support and resources are very important, it is ultimately a decision that is on the person who is battling. So many of us in this country have a friend or loved one who has lost their battle, and I thought it was important to highlight that struggle.
This is reflective of the tone and sounds in this song and is an important theme to the album overall in an effort to keep things “real” and down to earth-relatable.
You can listen to the song below.