Mood Rings continue to show-off their lush songwriting prowess on 'The Line' the second single taken from their debut album 'VPI Harmony.' Lead singer Will Fussell's breathy vocals positively float over the bubbling and arpeggiated synthesizers, aided by bright, airy production which brings a sense of 80s goth opulence.
The debut album from Mood Rings, an Atlanta-based five-piece is certainly not easy to pigeonhole. Shifting seamlessly from taut post-punk to lush 60s balladry, and starry-eyed guitar pop to moody guitar squall, 'VPI Harmony' is the sound of a band meticulously studied in their influences, and unafraid to expand, combine and re-imagine the sounds of their musical loves into their own signature package, and can be heard in full on 24th June, 2013 via Mexican Summer.
Moving from the loose, lo-fi quality of their debut EP 'Sweater Weather Forever' in 2011, 'VPI Harmony' was recorded, mixed and mastered in-studio at Gary's Electric in Brooklyn. The upgrade has done wonders for enhancing the band's sound, and helping to fully realize and emulate their seemingly encyclopedic knowledge of pop production.
Mood Rings' 'VPI Harmony' is due for release on 24th June 2013 via Mexican Summer
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