‘Talking To Myself’
“Sometimes simplicity is the key when it suits what a band is trying to say.Crystal Cities make music that speaks for itself; delicate, refined guitar-pop that floats in space…” hhhappy.com.
Crystal Cities, was born on a balmy January night in the garage of Geoff Rana’s house, in Sydney’s Inner West. They were jamming an older original song, and by starting in a different key after a long session, it revealed a chilled, stripped back and eerily, ethereal version of the once energy driven track. This was the new sound that inspired Crystal Cities to become the other-worldly pop band they are today!
Lead singer, Geoff Rana, is a prolific songwriter and a respected part of the Nashville Songwriters association. Geoff was chosen to write with well respected writers at The Writers Den after being spotted performing at the famous 12th And Porter venue as part of the Next BIG Nashville Music Conference.
The band released their debut single “Cut Me Loose” in 2015 to great reviews. The single gained interest across the U.S gaining rotation at radio WEQX in NY, Modern Rock 98.7 in Carolina and 92.9 in California to name a few.
Crystal Cities began working on their follow up single with The A&R Department and Platinum Artist Development in late 2015. After defining their sound with the debut single “Cut Me Loose”, the band headed back into the studio in December 2015 choosing producer Sean Carey at Church Street Studios in Sydney to begin recording their follow up single “Talking To Myself.”
The band is currently writing material for an up coming EP due for release later in 2016.
“The talented Australian band Crystal Cities are here to stay. They’ve already endured a lot as a creative team, and they clearly have what it takes to keep it moving. The new single ‘Cut Me Loose’ is a melodic indie rock gem that has us hopeful for lots more greatness coming soon.”- fingersonblast.com
“Crystal Cities is an empyrean vision, a glimpse into the future. The three piece band from Sydney deliver melodic phrases of ethereal allure that float and land softly onto a driving backbone of drums and bass.” – totallyfuzzy.net
or Fans Of: The Antlers, Phosphorescent, Band of Horses, The Shins, Death Cab for Cutie
“Talking To Myself” by CRYSTAL CITIES will be released 29th of January 2016.
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