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Mystic Truth

Bad Suns

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1
Away We Go
Bad Suns
3:25
2
One Magic Moment
Bad Suns
3:37
3
A Miracle, A Mile Away
Bad Suns
3:29
4
The World And I
Bad Suns
2:52
5
Love By Mistake
Bad Suns
2:33
6
Darkness Arrives (And Departs)
Bad Suns
3:37
7
Hold Your Fire
Bad Suns
3:02
8
Howling At The Sun
Bad Suns
2:41
9
Separate Seas
Bad Suns
3:31
10
Starjumper
Bad Suns
4:02
Total Playing Time    32:49
Bad Suns are proudly releasing their new album Mystic Truth, their first ever album for Epitaph Records. As a marker of a new era for Bad Suns, it’s a remarkable step forward that’s at once melodically sharper and more emotionally complex than anything they’ve done before.

Produced by Dave Sardy (Oasis, The Head And The Heart, The Black Angels) and recorded at the legendary Sunset Sound and Sardy’s home studio, Mystic Truth finds Bad Suns synthesizing a range of disparate influences — R.E.M., Kate Bush, Blue Nile, and Mikhail Bulgakov’s magical realist masterwork The Master and Margarita — into a restless, defiant sound that straddles rock & roll, post-punk, and pop. The album’s title was inspired by a Bruce Nauman art piece that vocalist Christo Bowman stumbled upon at the Tate Modern, a neon-and-glass sculpture that spells out a possibly paradoxical statement in blue spiraled cursive: “The True Artist Helps the World by Revealing Mystic Truths.”

Throughout Mystic Truth, the band exhibits a refined sense of songcraft and a willingness to infuse their timeless sensibilities with adventurous sonic detours. Whether it’s the stuttering rhythmic bridge on “A Miracle, A Mile Away” — an idealized modern merger of the Brian Eno-produced eras of both U2 and Talking Heads — or the sprightly-yet-melancholic waltz of “Darkness Arrives (And Departs),” Bad Suns are torch-bearers for a brand of anthemic, open-hearted yet daring rock & roll long thought to be endangered. Mystic Truth is strong evidence that it’s in good hands.
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