A Skylit Drive have officially released their new album ‘Rise: Ascension’. For this album, the band got back together with producer Jim Wirt (Incubus, Something Corporate, The Rocket Summer) who had done much of the pre-production for their previous album Rise.
Trending right now within the industry are heavier bands recreating past albums acoustically, with a more organic and real sound.
Following the lead of other bands such as Hands Like Houses with their ‘Unimagine/Reimagine‘ and Issues with ‘Black Diamonds/Diamond Dreams‘. ‘Rise: Ascension is another reminder of how beautiful the music is underneath all the pedals, and synths.
Check out the ‘Album Announcement’ video below as frontman Michael Jagmin shares more on what you can expect from the new album, including completely re-worked versions of past songs, featuring cello, grand piano, bass, and an assortment of other instruments.
Be sure to pick up the new album in stores, or online, and it the meantime you can stream it in its entirety here: