For me it’s been a while since I’ve heard anything from Terence Trent D’Arby and only recently learned that he’s changed his name! “Old News!” I hear you die hard fans crying out – but hands up, you got me, I straight up didn’t know. So when I received an email telling me about the new music of Sananda Maitreya, I just had to find out more.
I’m surprised, to say the least, being out of touch with what Sananda‘s been doing for the last decade, I was still going by the mid-eighties, early 90’s sound of D’Arby. Well, cast those thoughts right out of your mind for what we have here is something I can only describe as ‘other worldly’. There’s a mixture of flavors, Rock, Pop, Synth to create what Sananda describes as Post Millennium Rock.
His new single ‘Blanket On The Ground’ released 21st August comes from this forth coming 10th studio album ‘The Rise Of The Zugebrian Time Lords’ set for release on October 9th 2015.
‘The Rise Of The Zugebrian Time Lords’, is a concept album that continues the journey of the previous studio albums. It especially connects to Sananda’s 2013 album ‘Return To Zooathalon’, in which he illustrates an idyllic and symbolic place that floats in between the real world and everybody’s imagination.
‘The Rise of The Zugebrian Time Lords’ is a double album containing 27 songs, 23 new compositions and 4 covers (3 of which are by The Beatles)
I’ll be listening to Sananda’s albums and back with more news, but for now I’ll leave you with ‘Blanket On The Ground’ – (still love the voice).