Sage Motel, (out 5/13), Monophonics’ fifth studio album since 2012 and out 5/13 via Colemine, tells the story of a quaint motor lodge and a common pitstop for travelers and truckers in the 1940s morphed into a bohemian’s hang by the 1960s and 1970s. Once again produced by brilliant bandleader Kelly Finnigan, the album captures a timeless sound that blends heavy soul with psych-rock. With their previous album, It’s Only Us, selling over 10,000 physical units and garnering over 20 million streams, Monophonics have built a reputation over the past decade as one of the most impactful bands in the country. Check out the lead track “Warpaint” below..
“Warpaint“, reveals the vices of each resident and confronts the struggles of substance abuse and addiction. Their warpaint becomes compulsory to face the day, tolerate the struggle, get through the hardest parts of the world, humanity, life and to fight the good fight. Cloaked in heavy riffs and robust vocals, “Warpaint” gives you the first look through the doors of the Sage Motel.
Sage Motel Tracklist:
1. Check In
2. Sage Motel (Street day focus track)
3. Let That Sink In
4. The Shape Of My Teardrops
5. Broken Boundaries
6. Love You Better (Releasing 4/12/22)
7. Never Stop Saying These Words
8. Warpaint (Releasing 3/15/22)
9. Crash & Burn
10. Check Out