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Thursday, March 10, 2016

Check out Oakland Band Rogue Wave's New Single, "California Bride"

Posted By on Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 1:20 PM


It's been three years since the Oakland indie-rock band Rogue Wave released their album. Recently, the band announced that they'd be dropping their sixth album, Delusions of Grand Fur, on April 29, and today they've graced us with the second single from the record, "California Bride."

"California Bride," as well as the other tracks on the upcoming album, were written and recorded in the band's private studio in Oakland. Instead of recording demos, Zack Rogue and his longtime bandmate Pat Spurgeon, merely recorded the songs in one fell swoop, sans the help of a producer or engineer. The result is an honest and fresh album that sees the band having more freedom and space to experiment than ever before. 

"California Bride," an acoustic guitar heavy, upbeat, pop-ish track, is about appreciation and gratefulness in all aspects of life. The accompanied music video is less a music video than it is a collection of cool footage of San Francisco, but it works with the song, nonetheless. 
Prior to "California Bride," the band had released the fast-paced, pulsing, dark rock single, "What Is Left To Solve." Check out the music video for this track because it's a roller coaster of footage of analog equipment and machines, that, in this day and age, are no doubt now obsolete. 

Upcoming Rogue Wave shows:
Thursday, March 5 at Starline Ballroom in Oakland
Friday, March 6 at Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley
Saturday, March 7 at The Independent

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