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God Is An Astronaut announces new studio album »Embers«; video for first single »Falling Leaves« premiering now!

Irish post-rockers God Is An Astronaut have announced their new studio album, »Embers«, scheduled for release on September 6th, 2024 through Napalm Records.

Check out a video for the first single »Falling Leaves« below!

»Embers« Tracklist:
01. Apparition
02. Falling Leaves
03. Odyssey
04. Heart Of Roots
05. Embers
06. Realms (feat. Jo Quail)
07. Oscillation
08. Prism (feat. Jo Quail)
09. Hourglass

Courtesy of All Noir PR:

God Is An Astronaut has mesmerized audiences worldwide with their distinctive sonic tapestry both in dynamic live performances and through their recorded works. Amidst their perpetual whirlwind of touring, the Irish trio emerges once more with a freshly crafted studio album, entitled »Embers«, set to release on September 6, 2024, courtesy of Napalm Records!

In support of their upcoming record release, God Is An Astronaut has also announced a busy touring schedule for 2024, with many more shows to be announced soon. Find all dates listed below!

First official single »Falling Leaves«, out now on all digital streaming platforms, is “a reflective voyage through the brevity of our existence, spanning from inception to demise,” according to the band.

Founded by brothers Torsten and Niels Kinsella, the band has once again created an exceptional collection of songs, inviting listeners to explore and interpret it in their own unique ways. »Embers« represents God Is An Astronaut’s most extensive and grandiose production to date. From the very first note to the lingering resonance of its finale, »Embers« quietly but confidently affirms their mastery of their craft.

Photo by Stuart Wood

From psych- to excellent krautrock trips, driving rhythms by drummer Lloyd Hanney and collaborations with guest musicians including Dara O’Brien, Jo Quail and Sean Coleman further enrich the album’s sonic space, incorporating elements such sitar, cello, zither, shamanic drums, bowed psaltery, chimes and tanpura.

Featuring artwork by the internationally renowned Irish artist David Rooney and mastered by Europe’s foremost mastering engineer Streaky, God Is An Astronaut achieves remarkable heights with their forthcoming progressive, psychedelic and instrumental post-rock opus, »Embers«!

Pre-order »Embers« HERE!

»Embers« will be available in the following formats:
• 2LP Gatefold Marbled Oxblood Black with Artprint & Slipmat
• 2LP Gatefold Transparent Yellow (Vinyl 1) / Transilia (Vinyl 2)
• 2LP Gatefold Glow In The Dark
• 2LP Gatefold Black
• 6 Page Digipack
• Music Cassette Black with Gold Print

See God Is An Astronaut Live:
Aug 1, 2024 – Backstage – Munich, Germany
Aug 2, 2024 – Flex – Vienna, Austria
Aug 4, 2024 – Rockstadt – Brasov, Romania
Aug 6, 2024 – Lublin Radio – Lublin, Poland
Aug 7, 2024 – A2 – Wroclaw, Poland
Aug 8, 2024 – Brutal Assault – Jaromer, Czech Republic
Aug 9, 2024 – Kwadrat – Krakow, Poland
Aug 10, 2024 – Sziget Festival – Budapest, Hungary
Aug 11, 2024 – Randal Club – Bratislava, Slovakia
Aug 15, 2024 – Frantic Fest – Francavilla, Italy
Aug 16, 2024 – Festa di Radio Onda d’Urto – Brescia, Italy

with many more shows to be announced soon!

God Is An Astronaut is:
Torsten Kinsella – Guitar, Piano, Synths, Backing Vocals
Niels Kinsella – Bass
Lloyd Hanney – Drums

Special guests:
Jo Quail – Cello
Dara O’Brien – Sitar, Shamanic Drum, Bowed Psaltery, Chimes, Tanpura

Additional musicians:
Jimmy Scanlon – Guitar on 1, 7
Sean Coleman – Zither, Tape Echo effects on 2

Produced by God Is An Astronaut. Mastered by Streaky. Artwork by David Rooney.

In loving memory of Thomas Kinsella.

Bojan Bidovc // music enthusiast, promoter, misanthrop and sometimes a journalist as well

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