The best artists are ones that are able to render diverse and complex themes into a few incredible minutes of words, melody and rhythm. apollonio’s hope is to bring the same truth to his music, most recently through his cavernous new song “We Had A Time”. Big life experiences, particularly relationships, can be both incredibly difficult and wonderful at the same time; and complex to wrap your head around when it’s over.
Swallowed by OCD for the better part of a decade, it was in the solitude of the pandemic that Marc Apollonio discovered himself again. Years had disappeared into the mental disorder and his marriage broke up. It’s an existential experience that, for many, is akin to grief. Something major in one’s life is gone and will never be the same.