LP released: Oct 22, 2021
LUCID EXPRESS (TURQUOISE VINYL)
Lucid Express is five young dreamers who create a stunning airy blend of shoegaze and indie pop amongst the skyscrapers, mountains, and packed alleyways of Hong Kong. Formed as teens in the winter of 2014 during the turbulent weeks just prior to the Umbrella Movement, vocalist/synth player Kim says "at that time it felt like we needed to hold on to something more beautiful than before. Like close friendships, the band, our creation."Listening to their blissful, dreamy compositions, it may come as no surprise that these songs carry the mood of their times. With all members of the band working late-night shifts, their rehearsal and recording schedule found them playing between midnight and 4am and then crashing together on the studio floor before returning to work early in the AM.NME praised the "shimmering guitars and whirring synthesizers," while Drowned in Sound raved about the group's "ethereal grace" and Time Out lauded their "dreamy live performances."Debut album Lucid Express to be released on July 16th (Kanine Records) was given an extra sparkle thanks to the creative mixing of Max Bloom (Yuck) and operates to take the listener on a journey through the band's color-soaked sounds.