Iceland’s finest modern prog/psych export The Vintage Caravan have just released their truly catchy third single, “Can’t Get You Off My Mind,” cut from their upcoming album, ‘Monuments,’ out this Friday via Napalm Records [pre-order].
With their upcoming full-length, The Vintage Caravan have inarguably catapulted themselves to the spearhead of the genre – critically acclaimed, they have created their own modern footprint and are more than ready to share their refreshing, guitar-heavy sound with the all the disciples of the genre and the whole world.
Their new offering “Can’t Get You Off My Mind” takes its listener on a blistering ride through pounding drums, intense guitar solos and an undeniably catchy chorus, showcasing their ability to generate a potent and bold prog/psych rock sound-swirl. With their cinematic new video, the band not only displays their intoxicating soundscapes, but their vital sense of humor as well.
Watch the official video for “Can’t Get You Off My Mind” here:
[Cast: Vilhelm Neto, Rakel Ýr Stefánsdóttir, Jón Björn Ríkarðsson and The Vintage Caravan. Director: Atli Þór Einarsson, Cinematographer: Bjarni Svanur Friðsteinsson, Costumes & design Maria-Magdalena Ianchis, Grip: Logi Sigursveinsson, Gaffer: Tristan Theodórsson, Makeup: Gabriella Vals and Producers: Atli Þór, Bjarni Svanur, Maria-Magdalena’]
On 11 diverse tracks, these youngbloods from Reykjavik truly cast a spell on fans of bewitching, guitar-driven classic and blues rock influences. The album opener, “Whispers”, clearly showcases the band’s musical progression without sacrificing their tried-and-true, retro-inspired sonic trademark. “Crystallized ” convinces with light blues influences, encircling the listener in enchanting guitar lines and quickly rising to the full extent of its power while evoking anecdotes of retro nostalgia. “Can’t Get You Out Of My Mind” takes its listener on a blistering ride through pounding drums, intense guitar solos and an undeniably catchy chorus, while tracks like “This One’s For You” represent a stunning blueprint in The Vintage Caravan’s musical universe with unconventional, surprisingly calm melodies and Óskar’s gripping, tranquil vocal power. In contrast, bold drumming merges with fast-paced riffs, enveloping an impressive galloping vortex and pronouncing tracks like “Dark Times” and “Said And Done” as top notch rock pieces. The soft plugging, atmospheric sound of album closer “Clarity” symbolizes the crowning culmination of a 60-minute journey through the eternal landscapes of Iceland and the poetic lyricism of the trio.
With their new studio-album ‘Monuments’ and its captivating, stellar arrangements, these rising stars definitely know how to put their very own stamp on the retro rock wave!
Grab Your Copy of the New Album ‘Monuments’ NOW:
Catch The Vintage Caravan live with Opeth:
14.09.22 – ET – Tallinn / Helitehas
15.09.22 – LV – Riga / Palladium
16.09.22 – PL – Warsaw / Progresja
17.09.22 – PL – Wroclaw / A2
19.09.22 – CZ – Prague / Forum Karlin
20.09.22 – AT – Wien / Arena
21.09.22 – HU – Budapest / Barba Negra
23.09.22 – RO – Bucharest / Arenele Romane
24.09.22 – BG – Sofia / Universiada
26.09.22 – HR – Zagreb / Culture Factory
27.09.22 – IT – Milan / Teatro Degli Acrimboldi
28.09.22 – IT – Rome / Ostia Antica
The Vintage Caravan are:
Óskar Logi Ágústsson – lead vocals, electric guitar
Alexander Örn Númason – bass guitar, backing vocals
Stefán Ari Stefánsson – drums, percussion
Artist photo by Hörður Sveinsson
Press release courtesy of Freeman Promotions / Napalm Records
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