Kissaway Trail, the Copenhagen-based Danish band, are prepping to release their third album, Breach, out in the UK on August 26th via Yep Roc Records. The release ofBreach comes on the heels of the band having their track "New Lipstick" used as the soundtrack to the initial Google Glass promotional video, which currently has over 21 million views on YouTube. Kissaway Trail will play London Hoxton Bar & Grill on October 9, 2013.
To mangle a phrase, that which does not kill a band makes it stronger. Internal strife and artistic tumult force a group to define their sound, refocus their objectives, and calibrate their dreams. Out of this, one of two things happen: the band breaks up, or they come storming out of the gate, full of a new energy reflected in their work. Happily, the latter is exactly what happened to Danish trio Kissaway Trail, and on their third record, Breach, we hear the remarkable results.
Formed in Denmark in 2005, The Kissaway Trail initially consisted of five members. Led by the song-writing of guitar players and vocalists S>ren Corneliussen and Thomas Fagerlund, the band fused the fiery atonal rock of acts such as the Smashing Pumpkins and Nirvana with the ethereal thump of the Flaming Lips and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. The result was two well-received records - 2007's self-titled debut and 2010's Sleep Mountain (made with The National's producer Peter Katis and released on Bella Union) - that consolidated their reputation as a band to watch.
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