Tim Szczesniak


cherie amour herald the future of pop-punk on “a beautiful mess, a perfect disaster”

September 10, 2021
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Cherie Amour is quickly emerging as one of the bright lights in the scene, a band that deftly maneuvers between sounds, charting a bold path forward for a scene often caught up in romanticizing the past. Their latest single “A Beautiful Mess, A Perfect Disaster” smashes together the emo / pop-punk of the early 2000s with stadium shaking R&B hooks with all the joy and brilliance of Marvel vs Capcom. Anchored by lead vocalist Trey Miller’s effortless charisma and some effervescent visuals courtesy of guitarist Casey Allen, Cherie Amour serves up a track that more than lives up to its name.

Trey tells us “‘A Beautiful Mess, A Perfect Disaster’ from a lyrical standpoint probably sounds like it’s about a romantic relationship, but it’s really about a somewhat strained familial relationship. I haven’t seen a cousin of mine in a few years and we used to be really close… I try to write songs that truly reflect the circumstances in my life and this is one where it gets so specific that I almost didn’t even want to record what I actually felt. I didn’t want it to come off like a diss track or anything because at the end of the day it’s all love between me and my cousin, so it’s really just me being emo after two tequila shots haha. The song is sonically really upbeat and I think it makes for a great juxtaposition with the lyrics.”



Follow Cherie Amour on Instagram @cherieamourband for more and updates on their forthcoming EP due out October 1st.