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The Ruby Suns - Sea Lion (out March 15!)

The release of The Ruby Suns' new album Sea Lion has been pushed back a few weeks so expect to see it in stores from March 15 onwards.

Having just completed a short Australian east coast tour the band are now ready to take 2008 by storm. Sea Lion was recorded by Ryan McPhun alone in his Auckland basement, it's melodic musings found inspiration in the natural world and his travels within it.

Check out the video clip for “Tane Mahuta,” on The Ruby Suns page. Sung entirely in Maori, the song is an indigenous-sounding ode to the great Waipoua forest near Auckland and “Adventure Tour” tells a tale of a memorable drive through New Zealand’s South Island. An African influence also exerts a strong presence in the album. Not only was he struck by the people (“Ole Rinka” is about a man he met in the Maasai Mara National Reserve), but he was also enamoured of the music, especially Kenyan

1st March, 2008 : Posted by Admin