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  • An MVD Exclusive
  • SKU: CRC017CD
  • Format: CD
  • UPC: 7340148112160
  • Street Date: 09/13/19
  • PreBook Date: 08/09/19
  • Label: The Sign Records »
  • Genre: Psychedelic
  • Run Time: 33:30 mins
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Year of Production: 2019
  • Box Lot: 0
  • Territory: N.AMERICA, JAPAN,AUS
  • Language: English

 

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Children Of The Sun - Flowers

A reincarnation of the 60´s feeling of nature, soul and rock music can be found in Children of the Sün's debut album.

Children Of The Sun - Flowers
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Children of the Sün bring back the best part of the vocal harmony hippie era of the 60´s and 70´s with their debut album Flowers set for release the 26th of July on The Sign Records. Mixing blues rock with a warm feel good folk/country vibe, their sound is retro yet fresh. The band debut album holds strong influences from Janis Joplin, Free and Joe Cocker, still the band can be placed somewhere in the same atmosphere as The Allman Brother Band, Jefferson Airplane and Canned Heat. A reincarnation of the 60´s feeling of nature, soul and rock music can be found in Children of the Sün's debut album. Flowers holds seven songs playing for 34 minutes. Album cover is done by Maarten Donders that previously provided artwork for bands as MaidaVale, Graveyard, Blues Pills and Chelsea Wolfe. Children of the Sün hailing from the deep woods of Värmland, Sweden brings both nature and freedom to their album. The recording was done in ES Music in Karlstad, Sweden. Children of the Sün won the Swedish national music competition Livekarusellen in 2018. In 2019 the band was added to The Sign Records rooster, the label have among other released bands as Hällas, MaidaVale, Heavy Feather and Svartanatt.

Track Listing

  • Flowers (Intro)
  • Her Game
  • Emmy
  • Hard Working Man
  • Sunchild
  • Flowers
  • Like A Sound
  • Beyond The Sun

Sales Points

  • CD in digipack
  • Artwork by Maarten Donders
  • Influenced by: Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin, Free and Joe Cocker

Press Quotes

This collective has a 70's proto-metal vibe that they coupled with some modern indie aesthetics and some blues. I guess that would make it more of a thruple then. Anyway, the choir-esque vocals over riffs on this really sell it for me.

     —Metal Injection, Metal Injection

ake a pinch of Graveyard ('Like a Sound'), Blues Pills ('Hard Workin' Man), and Siena Root ('Flowers), added their own special touch to it and created something truly special.

     —The Great Southern Brainfart , The Great Southern Brainfart

These guys clearly takes a lot of influence from from the likes of Janis Joplin and Canned heat with their soulful lyrics and love of slide guitar

     —The Sport, The Sport

Trippy, beautiful, and utterly magical, 'Emmy' embellishes a purity found only deep within the earth, riding natural frequencies bands like Hexvessel, Blues Pills, and Church of the Cosmic Skull traverse so frequently and elegantly

     —Cult of the Ibex, Cult of the Ibex

Get ready to jump in your Delorian and gun it to 88 miles per hour, taking you back to a simpler time of free love, good drugs, and all-around kindness to others, which we need more of today

     —Ghost Cult Magazine, Ghost Cult Magazine

The incredible vocal performance (Emmy will send chills down spines) makes it a must listen alone

     —GBHBL, GBHBL

The light-drenched heat of summer would seem to be a fitting arrival time for the record, which finds the band purposefully basking in hippie vibes and upbeat spirit

     —The Obelisk , The Obelisk

its organic sound, proper songwriting and blissful production, it's a throwback to equally tumultuous, but perhaps less devious, times

     —Denim & Leather, Denim & Leather

Flowers is chock full of fantastically written and performed psychedelic, poppy rock.

     —Heavy Music HQ, Heavy Music HQ

Soulful and psychedelic, these 'flower children' use their music to conjure up feelings of freedom, love, and a connection with the natural world

     —Outlaws of the Sun, Outlaws of the Sun

These Swedish bands are masters of their craft. Take your shoes off, and lay on the grass with sunshine on your face

     —Blessed Altar Zine, Blessed Altar Zine

There's that sense of similarly with new bands like Greta Van Fleet who flog the Zep sound mercilessly

     —Ave Noctum, Ave Noctum

This is a fantastic album with lots of great songs! Just listen to the trio 'Sunchild', 'Flowers' and 'Like A Sound', just to name a few of all my favorites. Wonderful!

     —Hardrockinfo, Hardrockinfo

Here's a real gem that came out of nowhere and I still know almost nothing about Children of the Sün, who clearly have one foot firmly planted in the Summer of Love and the other striding into the early seventies

     —apocalypse later music, apocalypse later music

Sweden has birthed many an amazing Rock and Metal musician over the decades, and I think it is now time to say that the nation's answer to all the great Psychedelic/Hippie idols of the 1960s has now emerged in the form of the Arvika based group: Children

     —THE INDEPENDENT VOICE, https://www.theindependentvoice.org/2019/07/26/chi

Children of The Sün are an 8-piece musical group from Sweden who exhibit a combined style of blues and classic rock. Inspired by the likes of Janis Joplin and Led Zeppelin, this debut album has reestablished the sound of hippie culture and a sense of nat

     —THE INDEPENDENT VOICE, https://www.theindependentvoice.org/2019/07/30/chi

The band cite Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix as influences, but it is possible to detect other sources of inspiration - Jefferson Airplane, Peter Green era Fleetwood Mac, Allman Brothers Band as well as more recent acts such as Blues Pills and Maida Vale

     —THE MIDLANDS ROCKS, http://www.themidlandsrocks.com/children-of-the-su

'Emmy,' shifts and turns, producing something quite fascinating and something that really would make a few listeners turn their heads.'

     —TheMedianManBlog, https://themedianman.com/category/children-of-the-

Throwaway intro track notwithstanding, Flowers is chock full of fantastically written and performed psychedelic, poppy rock. A tremendous rhythm section backs authentic keyboards and the occasional searing guitar solo. All of this is fronted by incredible

     —Heavy Music HQ, http://www.heavymusichq.com/heavy-music-headquarte

  

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