‘Seattle‘ serves as the euphoric catalyst for The American Hotel System’s future success, marked by their unique chord structures, anthemic sound, and Jacob’s personal journey of resilience after a traumatic brain injury (TBI). With influences from early Kings of Leon and Manchester Orchestra, the band’s melodic progressions captivate listeners, transporting them into a world of emotive storytelling.
The lyrics “love is the storm we need” encapsulate the band’s energy and their unwavering belief in the transformative power of love. ‘Seattle’ embodies a sonic tapestry of soaring vocals, powerful drums, and intricate guitar riffs, showcasing the band’s musicianship and ability to craft memorable hooks.
In 2022, The American Hotel System achieved a significant milestone by winning the esteemed LA Music Prize, providing them with vital financial support and opening doors to even greater opportunities in the industry. Their debut album ‘The Sunken Truth’ (2019) received widespread acclaim, further establishing their reputation, while sharing the stage with Bon Jovi on headline tours solidified their status as a rising force in alternative rock.
Hailing from Grand Rapids, Michigan, The American Hotel System is poised for their most successful and impactful year yet, as they continue to captivate audiences with their passionate and evocative music.