Ettie’s ‘Marty McFly’: A Nostalgic Indie Pop Rock Gem with a Powerful Message
Ettie, the British indie singer-songwriter has delivered a delightful indie pop-rock anthem with her latest track, “Marty McFly.” Drawing inspiration from alt-pop rock and pop-punk, Ettie’s sound is a refreshing blend of muted guitar rhythms, bouncy drums, and jangly rhythm guitars with a touch of chorus, creating a sonic landscape that’s both catchy and emotionally resonant.
“Marty McFly” immediately transports listeners to the golden era of catchy indie jangly pop rock, reminiscent of The Cure and the 90s sound, while also incorporating the vibrant energy of modern artists like Avril Lavigne and Paramore. Ettie’s musical influences shine through, crafting a melody that’s infectious and impossible not to tap your foot to.
But it’s not just the music that captivates; the lyrics of “Marty McFly” hold a profound message. Ettie takes us on a journey back in time, just like the iconic Marty McFly from Back to the Future. In this case, she imparts a heartfelt message to her past self, encouraging acceptance of her queer identity. It’s a warm, nostalgic, and fuzzy song that speaks to the universal theme of self-acceptance, making it relatable to a wide audience. Ettie’s vocals are smooth and emotive, carrying the weight of the lyrics with authenticity and vulnerability. The combination of her melodic prowess and the song’s powerful message creates a truly memorable listening experience.
Music can serve as a source of inspiration and empowerment, “Marty McFly” by Ettie is a shining example. With its catchy melodies and heartfelt lyrics, “Marty McFly” is a must-listen track that deserves a special place in your indie pop rock playlist.