60s psych rockers THE SONIC DAWN debut feel-good video for « Hits Of Acid »; new LP ‘Enter the Mirage’ out March 27th on Heavy Psych Sounds
Denmark’s psychedelic rock figurehead THE SONIC DAWN debut their cheerful new video for « Hits Of Acid », taken from their impressive fourth album ‘Enter The Mirage’, out March 27th via Heavy Psych Sounds. Surround yourself with the warmth and cheerfulness of their psych blues sound now!
Past, present and future melt into one on « Hits of Acid », the third single off THE SONIC DAWN’s forthcoming album ‘Enter the Mirage’. It sounds like the warm colors of a Californian seventies sunset, but leads the listener into somewhere in the eternal now. “We dreamed up a summer hit for an imaginary best summer, where sunshine evaporates the clouds on your mind. A summer of love… Living in the moment, grooving on the track.” says frontman Emil Bureau. Why not take a Hit of Acid and make it real?
Don’t be afraid to feel good with some « Hits Of Acid«
« Enter The Mirage » is arguably the most shimmering and powerful album yet by the Copenhagen trio. It has an unusual live feel for a studio album, packing much of the raw energy and electricity that has made their psychedelic shows famous in the rock underground.
Frontman Emil Bureau enlighten us about the new album’s inception: « First I lost my father, then I lost my job and finally I lost my will to be a servant of anything that isn’t peace, love and freedom. It should be simple, but in this world it isn’t. Instead of getting back on the so-called career path, which is generally a dead end, I took a leap of faith, with the band’s support. »
THE SONIC DAWN ‘Enter The Mirage’
Out March 27th on Heavy Psych Sounds – Preorder
THE SONIC DAWN is a trip – a psychedelic blend of styles, from jazzy sitar pop to heavy acid rock. The Copenhagen trio offers melodic songs infused with a ’60s West Coast flavor, laced with dreamy vocals and delivered with an explosive stage presence. Since the release of their acclaimed debut ‘Perception’ in 2015 (Nasoni Records), the Danish rockers have been caught on several European tours, which highlights were the Freak Valley Festival or the Liverpool Psych Fest, who had them sharing the stage with Graveyard and White Hills. They also opened numerous shows for desert rock king Brant Bjork. With three past albums and some 200 shows under their belt, THE SONIC DAWN is definitely a psychedelic band to be reckoned with. They will release ‘Enter The Mirage’ in March 27th via Heavy Psych Sounds Records.
‘Enter The Mirage’ overall theme is freedom, and visions that may seem too distant to be real, but only those who take the trip will ever really find out. Bureau spent half a year in a songwriting frenzy, spawning for The Sonic Dawn and also for his solo folk album (available soon on Heavy Psych Sounds). To give form to these song ideas, the band rented a space in the gloomiest part of Copenhagen, set up a studio there and rocked out for two months. The roughness of the place translates the determination from a tightly knit band. At the end of their long and laborious creative process, the band was completely broke. Fortunately, friend and former producer Thomas Vang (Roger Waters) allowed them to mix the album in The Village Recording at night, after his own sessions. Thanks to this and a skillful mastering by Hans Olsson Brookes (Graveyard), « Enter the Mirage » puts the high back in high fidelity.
THE SONIC DAWN is
Emil Bureau – Guitar, vocals
Jonas Waaben – Drums
Neil Bird – Bass