Think Sanity, the genre-defying emo band hailing from Anniston, Alabama, is making waves with their latest single, “Sad Kaiju,” a soul-stirring remix that transcends musical boundaries. The track, released on a mission to destigmatize mental health, marks a poignant chapter in the band’s evolution. Comprising Andie Johnson (vocalist), Trent Johnson (bassist), Jack Vermuth (lead guitarist and unclean vocalist), Christopher Collins (drummer), and guitarist Will Halverson, Think Sanity infuses profound lyricism with raw emotion. The band’s influences, ranging from My Chemical Romance to Red Hot Chili Peppers, create a unique sonic landscape.
“Sad Kaiju” revisits the band’s roots, being a reimagined version of their debut single. Originally inspired by Godzilla, the track transforms into a metaphorical journey of self-discovery, resilience, and the universal struggle to be understood. The lyrics echo the sentiments of facing life’s adversities, emphasizing the importance of moving forward despite feeling attacked or misunderstood. Recorded at Darkhorse Recording in Franklin, Tennessee, the single benefits from the skilled production of Nicholas Reedze and the collaborative efforts of Kody Martinez from Oak Bloke. The band’s decision to revisit and remake their initial track speaks volumes about their commitment to authenticity and growth.
Adding a visual dimension to their musical narrative, “Sad Kaiju” comes with an official music video, providing a visual counterpart to the emotional depth of the song. Think Sanity’s dedication to addressing mental health issues through their music shines through in this remix, offering a sonic sanctuary for listeners navigating their own emotional landscapes. As they continue to redefine their sound and amplify crucial conversations, Think Sanity’s “Sad Kaiju” stands as a testament to the power of music in fostering understanding and resilience.