Newer Seattle group Kingdom of the Holy Sun just dropped their Surya's Smile II album, which reins in their more sprawling tendencies for a tighter, slightly sunnier take on psychedelia while still maintaining a serpentine grandeur. And, yes, vocalist Guido Anselmi sounds like Jim Morrison; get over (or under) it.
released December 10, 2013
All songs written by Guido Anselmi.
Produced by Guido Anselmi and Russell Ayres.
The Map Room Recording Studio, Portland, OR
KOTHS Studio, Seattle, WA
Additional vocals - Ambrosia Bartosek.
Viola and Flue on Yama - Natalie Bagrij, Nameless (UA, Ternopil).
Drums on all track except Yama - Russell Ayres.
Recording Engineer, Mix Engineer - Russell Ayres.
Mastered by Mike Cormier.