CASPIAN Debut “Circles On Circles” Single

CASPIAN Debut "Circles On Circles"

Caspian, the Beverly, Mass.-based sextet who are on the brink of releasing their fifth album, On Circles (Jan. 24, Triple Crown Records), share new song “Circles on Circles,” a rare offering from the primarily instrumental outfit, with the four-minute-plus song featuring vocals from band co-founder and guitar player Philip Jamieson. Listen to the track below.

I can’t say that taking pen to paper and opening up my voice for the first time in 15 years was the moment of total catharsis that I was looking for when writing this song during a bout of isolation and especially rough depression over the holidays of 2018,” explains Jamieson. “I did discover however that the decision to keep going anyways and move through the swirling circles of gray is more often than not a softer, more gentle and ultimately tender acknowledgment than I was always led to believe. What we did musically for this song is an ode to that realization and felt like the appropriate closing statement for a record that tried its hardest to cover a familiar spectrum of emotions, including endings, which can be gentle too.

The track arrives as the band prepares to launch their first North American tour in three years, kicking off the first leg of their On Circles tour on Jan. 31 at Los Angeles’ Masonic Lodge (Hollywood Forever).

Album pre-orders, which include a highly limited 180 gram black vinyl variation as well as a green/blue vinyl offering, are available now via the Triple Crown Records’ webstore.

On Circles was recorded at Studio 4 in Conshohocken, Pa. by producer Will Yip (Code Orange, Defeater, Quicksand, Turnstile), On Circles marks the most organic writing and recording sessions in Caspian‘s 15-year history. Together for four weeklong songwriting sessions, the band opted for music gleaming with visceral impact instead of over-thought tangles, over-arching concepts and drawn-out crescendos.

Caspian tour dates:

January 16 Boston, MA On Circles Experience Museum of Science Charles Hayden Planetarium (no performance, visual experience – 2 events, early show is Sold Out)

January 30 Los Angeles, CA Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever

January 31 Phoenix, AZ Rebel Lounge

February 1 San Diego, CA The Casbah

February 3 Fresno, CA Strummer’s

February 4 Felton, CA Felton Music Hall

February 5 San Francisco, CA Great American Music Hall

February 7 Portland, OR Doug Fir Lounge

February 8 Vancouver, BC Biltmore Cabaret

February 9 Seattle, WA Neumos

February 11 Sacramento, CA Holy Diver

February 12 Long Beach, CA Long Beach Art Theatre

March 31 Toronto, ON Lee’s Palace

April 1 Buffalo, NY Rec Room

April 3 Boston, MA The Sinclair

April 4 Boston, MA The Sinclair

April 5 Woodstock, NY Colony

April 6 Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer

April 8 New York, NY Le Poisson Rouge

April 9 Washington, DC Black Cat

April 10 Richmond, VA Gallery 5

April 11 Asheville, NC The Grey Eagle Tavern

April 12 Durham, NC Motorco Music Hall

April 14 Atlanta, GA Aisle 5

April 15 Orlando, FL The Abbey

April 17 Nashville, TN Exit In

April 18 Louisville, KY Diamond Pub & Billiard Concert Hall

April 19 Columbus, OH Ace of Cups

May 31 Cleveland, OH Mahall’s

June 1 Ferndale, MI The Loving Touch

June 2 Grand Rapids, MI The Pyramid Scheme

June 5 Chicago, IL Lincoln Hall

June 6 St. Paul, MN Turf Club

June 8 Denver, CO Bluebird Theatre

June 10 Kansas City, KS The Record Bar

June 11 Oklahoma City, OK 89th Street

June 13 Dallas, TX Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill

June 14 Austin, TX Barracuda

Tickets for the above dates are available now. A premium package, including a ticket, exclusive patch and signed poster is available via Caspian.band.

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