Philadelphia rockers Soraia have unleashed a new video for their single “Quicksand” today – WATCH HERE via Northern Transmissions! Captured at shows at Bowery Electric in New York City and Bourbon & Branch in Philadelphia, the video showcases the band’s unforgettable live energy and lead singer ZouZou Mansour’s intoxicating stage presence, which has led to comparisons to “a true mix of Iggy Pop and Joan Jett.”
New single “Quicksand” initially debuted as the “Coolest Song In The World” on Little Steven Van Zandt’s worldwide terrestrial radio show Underground Garage, and on his SiriusXM channel 21, alongside the announcement of Soraia’s new album Dead Reckoning. The album will be released October 13, 2017 via Wicked Cool Records in partnership with The Orchard and is available for pre-order now – CLICK HERE to pre-order.
Whether in an intimate rock club or huge amphitheater, Soraia‘s charisma and spirit channel the legacy of iconic rock ‘n’ roll rebels and unrelenting energy, chaos, and freedom. Steven Van Zandt, host of Little Steven’s Underground Garage on SiriusXM, chose Soraia‘s song “Electrocutioner” as his #1 “Coolest Song of the Year 2016,” and their attitude-laden punk cover of The Kinks’ “(I’m Not) Like Everybody Else” reached #1 on rock radio in South America in 2014. Prior to that, rock n’ roll legends and deejays Bill Kelly, Genya Ravan, Kid Leo, and Michael Des Barres chose “(I’m Not) Like Everybody Else” among their favorite “Top Ten Coolest Songs of 2014”.
Over the course of relentless touring and four albums, one EP and countless singles, Soraia has honed their impeccable classic rock-inflected songwriting and unstoppable live show while building a passionate fanbase across the country. In their personal songwriting and intense fan relationships, Soraia – whose name means “bright guiding star” in Arabic – strive to inspire hope and healing in the face of personal struggle.
Soraia upcoming tour dates:
September 20 Allston, MA @ O’Brien’s Pub
September 22 New York, NY @ Berlin NYC
September 23 Philadelphia, PA @ Milkboy (Record Release Show)
September 24 Pottstown, PA @ Fujiyama
September 26 Brooklyn, NY @ Sunnyvale
September 28 Columbus, OH @ Spacebar
September 29 Wapakoneta, OH @ Route 33 Rhythm & Brews