07 June 2023 Reviews
MAXO delivers a vibrant and uplifting new single just in time for those sun-soaked summer days and nights.
“Can’t Hold Me Back” epitomises mood-boosting, energising music. Perfect for when in need of a pick-me-up or for just soundtracking life’s happier moments, this uplifting, driving acoustic track is sure to enhance MAXO’s already stunning discography. Taking inspiration from indie-pop bands like One Republic, Imagine Dragons, The Script, Maroon 5, and Walk The Moon, “Can’t Hold Me Back” shares that same infectious energy that makes the contagious beats and smooth vocals impossible to resist.
MAXO decided to commit his entire life to music at a young age, and it’s definitely paying off. For a new upcoming artist in the early phases of his budding career, MAXO has already seen the success that some artists take a lifetime to experience. Not only has he received commercial support across Australia’s own Triple J and Hit Network, but his music has transpired across the pond too, receiving recognition on the UK’s BBC Radio, and featuring on Teen Mum UK and Sky Sports. On an international, digital scope, MAXO has been discovered on various Spotify playlists, most notably Spotify’s own New Alternative. “Can’t Hold Me Back” is sure to only further propel the Canberra-based musician into more popularity.
After realising songwriting and playing guitar was what ultimately brought him the most happiness and peace, MAXO’s goal has been to inspire that same serenity and motivation in his listeners. With a growing and dedicated fan base comprising a major 1.7 million streams on Spotify alone, it's safe to say he is certainly doing so in full force. Spreading passion and positivity in equal measure to those fortunate enough to have discovered him, both MAXO and “Can’t Hold Me Back” are ones to watch for this summer.