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Introducing: HALF THE ANIMAL – Premiere Debut Single “Babylon” + EP Out 9/16‏

Los Angeles based alternative pop-rock band Half The Animal premieres the lyric video, directed by Black Coffee (DNCE, Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas), for their debut single “Babylon” on Baeble, PRESS HERE to watch.  The track, an emotionally charged and anthemic tale emphasized by rousing percussive elements, is off the band’s upcoming debut EP titled SHAPES out September 16, 2016. The EP is currently available for pre-order on iTunes and fans will receive an instant download of “Babylon” upon purchase, PRESS HERE.  To post the “Babylon” lyric video, PRESS HERE.

“‘Babylon’ tells a story of losing your youth through bad habits, but realizing you can make a change for the better,” says frontman Chase Johnson.  “Everyone deals with their own ‘Babylon’ in life, so we hope that this song helps whoever listens.”

Half the Animal came alive in 2016 with an epic, enlightening and invigorating message to tell.  The group’s debut EP, SHAPES is a bold opening statement unleashing timeless pop melodies, atmospheric guitar tones, and dance-your-face off drum grooves.  Utilizing a non-linear approach to their songwriting and production that captivates audiences, the band embraces diversity throughout the EP.  SHAPES embodies the emotion spectrum of a storied past and introduces us to the multidimensional sound we will come to know.

Having originally met in Laguna Beach, singer Chase Johnson and drummer Nick Gross found success early together, thrust into the spotlight as featured characters on the MTV hit series, Laguna Beach.  This led to countless sessions with acclaimed producers, successful touring, and notable TV appearances including one of the last performances on TRL.  Bassist Evan Smith joined the equation only a few years’ later, bringing countless years of touring experience with Silversun Pickups, Chromeo, and Big Data.  Classically trained guitarist Alex Asch quickly completed the quartet.

Watch this space for the latest from Half The Animal and for more info, please visit www.halftheanimal.com.

Watch “Babylon” track HERE

To purchase “Babylon” on iTunes, PRESS HERE

Watch “Babylon” lyric video via YouTube HERE

Watch “Babylon” lyric video via VEVO HERE

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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