Veteran innovative alt-rockers OK GO have returned with a sonic transformation in “This” featured on the Apple TV movie The Beanie Bubble.
“This” opens with a burst of electronic energy, setting an upbeat tone that carries throughout the track. Damian Kulash’s vocals deliver the song’s introspective lyrics with a sense of urgency, inviting listeners to reflect on their own journeys. The chorus erupts into a spirited declaration of living in the present, propelled by infectious beats and melodic hooks.
The song’s arrangement expertly blends modern electronic elements with classic rock influences, creating a sonic landscape that is both contemporary and timeless. The result is an anthem that encapsulates the exhilaration of seizing life’s opportunities and breaking free from constraints.
“The Beanie Bubble” and the Sonic Narrative
OK Go’s collaboration with the Apple Original Film “The Beanie Bubble” highlights the band’s ability to enrich visual narratives with their music. Substream Magazine’s report underscores the thematic alignment between “This” and the film’s exploration of creativity and self-discovery. The song’s inclusion enhances emotional resonance, providing depth to the characters’ journeys.
As the song “This” bridges the gap between sound and storytelling, it becomes clear that OK Go has once again managed to transcend the boundaries of music, offering a transformative soundtrack that enriches both the auditory and visual aspects of “The Beanie Bubble.”