"some music was meant to stay underground..."

Five Of The Eyes

From: United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Five Of The Eyes News

Below is our complete Five Of The Eyes news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Exclusive

Five Of The Eyes Premieres New Single

Ready for some catchy prog to kick off the day? Today we've got the exclusive premiere of new single "Mirrors" from Portland, Maine group Five of the Eyes -- check it out below and let us know what you think!

"Mirrors" comes off the band's soon to be released LP "The Venus Transit," set to drop on September 29th. The album was tracked at Maine's The Halo studio with producer Jonathan Wyman. Five Of The Eyes will subsequently embark on a month long national tour to support the release alongside In The Presence of Wolves.

Lead singer Darrell Foster comments: "'Mirrors' is a passionate moment of self awareness. It’s the realization that only when I'm fighting for what I love do I feel alive. When my life shatters around me, which version of myself will I reconstruct from the broken pieces?”

Drummer Pete Griffith adds: "'Mirrors' is an expression of that fear and loneliness, the things in life that tear us down and drive us apart, and how they make us feel. It is the return to the dried up garden yet to be watered."

Guitarist Ned Rich caps us off by stating: "Like most of our songs, 'Mirrors' started out with the instrumental arrangement, which started with Tim’s guitar line. Tom and I came up with the chords that went underneath it, and that became the main groove of the song. We recorded an instrumental demo which I think was at least 6 minutes long. When Darrell was writing lyrics and the vocal melody, he trimmed that demo down to like 4:15, which I was initially pretty hesitant about. At the time I think it was the softest tune we had done, and I liked the long meandering path of the tune. Over time and after the vocal part had solidified, I grew to love the arrangement and the arc of the song. We decided to start the song with drums, which is cool because we don’t have a lot of moments like that, and also because it shows off the dope drum sound Wyman crafted for us.” More...

Read more...  |  5 Comments - Discuss