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HAKEN Launch Video For "Invasion"

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 @ 1:48 PM


Third Single From Virus Album, Out June 19th

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Progressive rockers HAKEN are pleased to launch the video for their new single "Invasion", the third track taken from their forthcoming new album Virus. Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances beyond the label and band's control, the release date for the album has had to be postponed to June 19th, 2020.

The band comment: “Lyrically, "Invasion" deals with themes including but not limited to anxiety, depression and suicidal tendencies. We thought that the discussion of a "Virus of the mind" tied in well to the psychological themes touched upon in the sister record Vector and lent itself to the character development of Virus's manic protagonist.”

The new video for "Invasion" was created by Crystal Spotlight, who also produced the video for "Canary Yellow". Watch it now on KNAC.COM HERE.

Since releasing Vector in October 2018, HAKEN have completed headline tours the world over, played sold-out shows across Europe and North America as support for Devin Townsend and picked up a Prog award for their efforts too! All the while, they have been quietly, secretly working on the follow-up album, entitled Virus.

Drummer Ray Hearne reveals, “since releasing The Mountain in 2013, one question has been asked of us time and time again, ‘who is the Cockroach King?’. This is something we were interested in exploring more deeply too, so we essentially did that through our music; elaborating and expanding upon the intervallic, harmonic, rhythmic and lyrical themes of that song. The end result is in an arc which spans across two albums: Vector and Virus”.

Once again, Adam ‘Nolly’ Getgood has mixed what is perhaps the most eclectic HAKEN album to date, with the 7 tracks revealing hints of influences from multiple genres, all intertwined with HAKEN’s own recognisable sound. Guitarist Richard Henshall had this to say about the production, “Using Nolly again was a no-brainer, as we wanted the two albums to be sonically connected. But having just spent a day mixing with him in his studio, it’s obvious that this album will be an evolution of the Vector’ sound. These songs seem to allow a lot more freedom of creativity with the production, so we’re excited to see where it leads”.

Longtime HAKEN collaborators, Blacklake, have designed the visuals and artwork and the album will be available as a Limited 2CD, Standard CD, Gatefold 2LP + CD & as Digital Album. Pre-order now here: https://haken.lnk.to/Virus

The track-listing is as follows:

  • "Prosthetic"
  • "Invasion"
  • "Carousel"
  • "The Strain"
  • "Canary Yellow"
  • "Messiah Complex i: Ivory Tower"
  • "Messiah Complex ii: A Glutton for Punishment"
  • "Messiah Complex iii: Marigold"
  • "Messiah Complex iv: The Sect"
  • "Messiah Complex v: Ectobius Rex"
  • "Only Stars"
Virus is the culmination of a musical thought experiment which started with the Vector writing sessions in 2017 and holds intriguing potential for the band’s future, as vocalist Ross Jennings explains, “whilst ‘Virus can absolutely be enjoyed as a stand-alone work, it is thematically and conceptually linked with Vector, so our intention is to perform both albums back to back for a special performance someday.”


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