*The Following Press Release Was Issued By The Magic Bus*
“…an inexplicable urge slept within for so long…”
“The Castle” opens its gates once more: The Greek rockers “The Magic Bus” just released their second video clip from their debut album, inviting us to join an emotional ride through the protagonist’s feelings while nature mirrors these emotions with natural phenomena… Ignite the “Short Fuse” and let the explosion blow you away!
Music by Ermis Soultanopoulos, Lyrics by Valantis Dafkos.
The Video Clip:
Direction and 1st Camera by Valantis Dafkos, 2nd Camera by Thanos Kostakopoulos, Montage / Edit / Production by Athina Papagianni.
The Magic Bus
Lead & backing vocals -Valantis Dafkos (also in Redeye Caravan, peculiar three, Beyond this Earth)
Guitars & backing vocals – Ermis Soultanopoulos (also in Nox Die)
Bass – Dina Argiriou (also in Nox Die)
Drums – Paris Gatsios (also in Redeye Caravan, peculiar three, Beyond this Earth)
album tracklist & credits
1. Short Fuse
2. Inner Journey
3. The House of Asterion
4. Weighing of Soul
5. The Castle
7. Dusty Secrets
8. The Green Fairy
10. At the Promised Land
11. The Ship of Fools
All Music by Ermis Soultanopoulos, all Lyrics by Valantis Dafkos.
The album can be found and purchased in both digital and physical format on the band’s Bandcamp or Facebook page.
Recordings & Production: Locomotive Sound studio (Lamia, Greece)
Producer: Ektoras Sohos
Special Guest: Mantis Savvidis – Bouzouki (on “The Ship of Fools”)
Artwork: Dinos Adamopoulos
Logo & Layout: Sotiris Kotsonis
Photo: Tasos Palamidas
“The Magic Bus” started its journey in 2017. Since then, it covered many miles and played live in many cities, sharing the stage with some of the greek scene’s most prominentbands. This year, the Bus steered towards its first album recording, titled “To Kastro (The Castle)”