Bad Suns Announce ‘Mystic Truth’ Album, Unveil Punchy Single ‘Hold Your Fire’: Listen


Alt-rock quartet Bad Suns are gearing up for a busy 2019, as their third LP, Mystic Truth, is due out on March 22. The album marks the group's first effort for Epitaph Records, however even with a brand new label residence, Bad Suns haven't misplaced their anthemic dream-pop sound — and their newest single is proof of that.

"Hold Your Fire," which the band dropped on Monday (Jan. 14), begins with a wavy synth that places frontman Christo Bowman's vocals entrance and middle, with pounding drums and gritty guitar becoming a member of on the track's refrain. Though the monitor is comparatively upbeat, Bowman calls it "a meditation on acceptance within the type of confronting the tip of a relationship." But blissful or unhappy, "Hold Your Fire" was a track he instantly knew can be a Mystic Truth standout.

"This track got here to life beneath the celebs, on a wind farm in Palm Springs on a breezy summer time evening," Bowman says in a press release. "The synth sequence and rolling bass traces had been being looped within the room — I felt this faucet on the shoulder and simply began singing the phrases 'maintain your fireplace,' and instantly knew we had one thing particular to work with."

Bowman accomplished the track over a span of two weeks, discovering inspiration on flights to and from Paris, or whereas strolling across the metropolis along with his journal. As the final track to materialize for the album, "Hold Your Fire" marked the tip of Bad Suns' recording course of, however the official starting of the Mystic Truth chapter.

Bad Suns kick off their world tour in assist of Mystic Truth tonight in Bristol, UK. Check out the remainder of the group's tour dates here, and take a take heed to "Hold Your Fire" beneath.