POWER OF POP MUSIC EXCELLENT SKELETON – STOP WAKING THE SUN

EXCELLENT SKELETON – STOP WAKING THE SUN

Cardiff rockers Excellent Skeleton return with a new single, “Stop Waking the Sun”, that reflects its deep dive into Psychedelic Rock territory.

This brand new ‘hot out of the recording studio’ song is the introductory single and the closing track from forthcoming – soon to be released – album On Mercury Sea.

Clocking in at almost 10 minutes, “Stop Waking the Sun” finds Excellent Skeleton shamelessly expressing its adoration for 90s British rock with echoes of Ride, Oasis and Primal Scream in its method.

Dirty guitars counterpoint choral waves and psychedelic drones create a hypnotic effect that renders the fairly longish song duration somewhat irrelevant. One is swept away by the swirling atmospherics and yet grounded by the gritty fuzz-wah guitar sound that mesmerises and haunts simultaneously.

Which certainly makes the upcoming album, On Mercury Sea, one to keep an ear out for! But in the meantime …

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