Toronto’s prog rock purveyors, The Slyde will return on May 18th with Awakening, their debut full-length which fans can now pre-order via the band, or at other major DSPs like iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play.

The album comes on the heals of the quartet’s 2017 EP Back Again and was first teased with a stream of the lead single “So Blind” which may be heard below. The technically proficient-music is meshed with accessible melodies; however, on the Awakening’s only ballad, “Back Again”, the guys get heady. Check out our premiere of the second single’s Jessica Robert-directed video now!

The song “Back Again”, according to the band, “…explores the ‘Pale Blue Dot’ concept by Carl Sagan, and how we take the fragility and beauty of our planet for granted.” And, adding to that sentiment, frontman Nathan Da Silva commented on the premiere saying, “We are thrilled to release our music video for ‘Back Again’ off our upcoming album Awakening with PureGrainAudio. We are gearing up for our debut full-length album and this song is a great initiation to those who are unfamiliar with The Slyde.”

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