Sundara Karma will release their debut album, Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect, on January 6th, 2017 via Bee & El/Sony RAL, following their release of their EP Loveblood and co-headline run of US dates on the first everBBC Music Presents US tour this fall. In the US, the album will be available streaming only via all streaming partners come January 6th, and will be released for download at a later date.
Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect captures Sundara Karma‘s panoramic sound and brooding romanticism with anthems inspired by Manet, Oscar Wilde and Plato, layered over soaring indie rock choruses and lyrics exploring loneliness, love and artistic tension. PRESS HERE to watch the video for single “She Said,” which has already impacted at UK Radio, spending four weeks on the ‘B List’ at Radio 1 and reaching Top 100 at Shazam, and already has over 1.3 million streams and video views. “She Said” is the follow up single for previous Top 40 US Alternative Radio hit “Loveblood,” which has over 2.5 million streams onSpotify.
Sundara Karma have already established a feverishly dedicated cult fanbase, sold out shows up and down the UK and opened the main stage at the UK’s biggest music festival, Reading & Leeds 2016. The band and their songs have garnered praise from The Guardian, Huffington Post,NME, Sirius XM Alt Nation, Annie Mac at BBC Radio 1 and their newest track premiered as a Beats 1 ‘World Record’ and Brooklyn Vegan. Following the release of Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect, Sundara Karma will join Two Door Cinema Club on their January-February UK tour.
Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect track listing: