Meatbodies Announce New Album 'Flora Ocean Tiger Bloom', Share Single 'Billow'
Los Angeles-based psychedelic rock band, Meatbodies, is set to release their new album 'Flora Ocean Tiger Bloom' next month. The album, described as the pinnacle of the Meatbodies catalog, features themes surrounding love, loss, escapism, defeatism, psychedelics, and more. The lead single, 'Billow', boasts a catchy groove, tambourines, and a guitar solo that resembles a backward-playing sitar.
The creation of 'Flora Ocean Tiger Bloom' was not without its challenges. Lead guitarist Chad Ubovich faced personal struggles and setbacks during the production of the album, including overcoming addiction, a near-death experience, and having to learn to walk and play again. Despite these obstacles, Ubovich persevered and was able to complete the album after five years of hard work and determination.
A Collaborative Effort
Meatbodies is fronted by Ubovich, a frequent collaborator of Ty Segall. The music video for 'Billow' was directed by CAU and uses a fisheye lens. The album also features contributions from various musicians, making it a truly collaborative effort.
A Journey of Self-Discovery
According to Ubovich, the making of 'Flora Ocean Tiger Bloom' was a journey of self-discovery. He explains, "This album is about finding yourself and learning to accept who you are. It's about the ups and downs of life and how they shape us into the people we become."
With its introspective themes and infectious melodies, 'Flora Ocean Tiger Bloom' is sure to resonate with fans of Meatbodies and beyond. The album will be available on all major streaming platforms on March 13, 2024.
As we eagerly await the release of 'Flora Ocean Tiger Bloom', it's clear that Meatbodies have poured their heart and soul into this project. Despite the numerous challenges they faced, they refused to give up and have created an album that is both deeply personal and universally relatable. So mark your calendars and get ready for a musical journey that will take you on a rollercoaster of emotions.
The lead single, 'Billow', is already making waves with its catchy groove and psychedelic sound. But it's just a taste of what's to come. From love and loss to escapism and defeatism, 'Flora Ocean Tiger Bloom' is a celebration of the human experience in all its complexity.
So what's next for Meatbodies? With 'Flora Ocean Tiger Bloom' set to be a defining moment in their career, the band is already looking forward to the future. Ubovich hints at a possible tour and more music on the horizon. "We're just getting started," he says. "We can't wait to share our music with the world and see where this journey takes us."