The album "The Missing Link" will be released on June 30, 2023.
The album was originally planned as a spin-off from WFYB.TV, but is now intended as a link between the debut album and the planned 2025 work "M.A.R.S." consider.
TML is a bit more progressive. Don't be afraid of weird beats and unusual harmonies. And despite "only" six songs, the album is over forty minutes long.
"The Missing Link" is available on vinyl, CD and streaming services.
You have to go back a bit: There was a problem with the production of WFYB.TV - the story actually comprised 17 instead of the published 13 songs. But four more numbers just didn't fit on the double album anymore. And as a kind of newbee to start with a triple album would be too brave. And anyway, 4 songs are not 2 sides of a disc. And now?
We decided without further ado to leave tracks 5-8 out for the time being and resolved to release these songs as "The Missing ANYTHING" at some point.
Now, two years after WFYB.TV, the time has come: THE MISSING LINK is released. But the album has become more than "just" a few missing songs. It is also a link to the forthcoming album "M.A.R.S." But too much must not be revealed yet.
The band has also grown with the album - not just musically. There's still the problem that we don't really know what genre we really belong in, but someone will definitely tell us one day. We build on it. Until then, let's just call it Modern Progressive Rock...
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The song "Bucket List" is about all the desires and wishes that protagonist Suzen has and wants to fulfill in her life. Her ideas do not correspond in part to the general world view and certainly rub some the wrong way - but Suzen has her very own idea of success: she wants to aim high and be at the top. Through her very personal list, she now always has her goals in mind and always remembers what she is fighting so hard for.
In "All I Want" it becomes clear that the road to fame and recognition is quite hard. But Suzen has to keep going and keep up appearances. She looks ahead and never loses sight of her goal. She knows that she has to invest a lot of time and work. But everything will pay off in the end and she will have her very own success - at least a little bit!
Who doesn't need it - a simple and concise guide to a successful life? On social media and in the vastness of the internet you can find thousands of guidebooks with a lot of gobbledygook and little content. The song "The Handbook For A Successful Life" plays on this life coaching trend, laying out a few clear rules and being brutally honest. Suzen realizes through the handbook that she must choose a path different from the norm in order to stand out and be seen. Even if people smile at you at first, the unusual stirs up the most attention!
In the song "Poison (In My Veins)" Suzen's dark side comes out. She had suppressed her demons all this time to fit into society's worldview, but now everything is breaking out of her. Is she schizophrenic and insane? Or is this new way perhaps calculated and her secret recipe for success? Her behavior is condemned, she is labeled as crazy, but everyone is talking about her and no one can look away....
Suzen takes the madness to the extreme and around her the events overturn. She would love to break out of the chaos and breathe a sigh of relief, but there is no time for that. Because her plan is slowly coming to fruition and she is now taken more seriously and recognized by the people around her. However, it is not yet clear whether she can continue to concentrate on her plan or whether she will pull the ripcord and her whole house of cards will collapse...
Finally the time has come - the first woman flies to Mars! Suzens biggest goal seems to be reached and she can travel to Mars as a reporter for the station "WFYB.TV". The whole journey and her arrival will be reported live, she will be warmly welcomed on Mars and can even conduct an interview with Elon Musk. But is Suzen really that far along or was it all just a dream? The boundaries between reality and illusion seem to blur. It's reminiscent of our world today, where it's also becoming increasingly difficult to tell who means well or is just playing a false game.
The Album is more guitar-heavy than WFYB.TV and the rhythm lines are deliberate been played a bit more edgy. I think that goes well with the songs and makes it a little more airy. I was a bit more experimental with the solos on the go and I also connected wah and pitch pedals to my amp. I like it when an album has varied solo sounds. Can you hear them? Through the songs, you're guaranteed to notice when I've had too much Zappa or Gilmour heard beforehand. I believe listening to TML will never get boring come up and there will definitely be one or two surprises...
I'm always amazed at what's still possible musically. Free after Motto: Everything is allowed in art and just do it! That's how I got it development process for "The Missing Link" and that's what it sounds like to me the final songs. The album is mega varied and full of stuff Surprises. We have become more progressive, musically mature and dared to experiment more. Since my instrument is the vocals, I found it super exciting to play with the vocal facets and all to use registers that my vocal cords give so much. The great thing about ours Genre is that you are not stuck in any musical corset. Besides, I love our work with polyphony. Anni and I gave everything.