Recent from the luck of ultimate yr’s “All The Proper Noises”, British rockers Thunder are again with a brand new album impressed by means of the overall isolation felt throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and other people’s dependancy to social media.
Launched on Friday, “Dopamine” is the arduous rock band’s 14th studio album, that includes 16 tracks penned throughout lockdown, guitarist and songwriter Luke Morley informed Reuters.
“Maximum of it used to be conceived and written all the way through the pandemic, so there may be numerous stuff about isolation and the extra sure facets, self-analysis,” Morley stated in a joint interview with Thunder lead singer Danny Bowes.
“The opposite theme… is set social media, other people’s dependancy to it and the dopamine hit they get from maintaining up their telephone and going, ‘Oh, God, I am pretty nowadays or no matter’.”
The file options a mixture of sounds – acoustic blues, catchy guitar riffs, sax solo, accordion and a gospel refrain.
Lead unmarried “The Western Sky” nods to Bowes’ and Morley’s annual charity motorcycle shuttle whilst “No Smoke With out Fireplace” used to be impressed by means of on-line trolling.