Release Date: September 14, 2023 Genre: Alternative Rock, Pop Rock Label: Independent LUNA AURA's third EP, The Fiction, is a powerful and dynamic musical journey that leaves an indelible mark on the listener's psyche. From the moment the raucous guitar-driven "MONEY BAG" kicks off the record, it's abundantly clear that LUNA AURA is a force to be reckoned with in the music industry. This opening track not only sets the tone for the EP but also introduces us to Luna's unapologetic and fearless approach to her artistry. "MONEY BAG" lyrically explores themes of reclaiming what's rightfully yours and navigating a world filled with deceit and opportunism.
Following this explosive start, "LOST IN THE FICTION" hits like a sonic earthquake, delivering a massive wave of bass that resonates with purpose. The song delves into the idea of losing oneself in one's ego and the pursuit of an idealized self-image. Luna's ability to fuse powerful rock elements with thought-provoking lyrics is on full display here.
"CANDY COLORED DAYDREAM" takes a captivating turn as it infuses pop sensibilities into Luna's colossal rock sound. This track is a delightful blend of catchy hooks and rock swagger. Luna's lyrics touch upon her relationship with magic mushrooms, shedding light on how they've empowered her to embrace her true self in a world filled with pretense.
In "BLIND," the EP takes a more subtle and introspective turn. Luna's softer delivery and emotionally charged vocals reveal a different facet of her artistry. It's a testament to her versatility as an artist to seamlessly transition from high-energy rock anthems to more emotionally resonant ballads.
Closing out The Fiction is the explosive "CUT AND RUN," mirroring the energy of the opening track, "MONEY BAG." This final burst of sonic intensity reinforces AURA LUNA's ability to craft electrifying guitar-driven numbers that leave an indelible mark on the listener's soul.
The Fiction showcases LUNA AURA's fearless exploration of various musical elements, from rock to pop, and her willingness to delve into profound themes, all while delivering a consistently engaging and exhilarating experience. With this EP, LUNA AURA solidifies her position as a rising star in the music industry, leaving us eagerly anticipating her future endeavours. This is an EP that demands attention, and LUNA AURA is an artist who deserves to be heard.
Upcoming Tour Dates w/ Slipknot's Corey Taylor:
9/15 – Wallingford, CT @ The Dome at Oakdale
9/16 – Huntington, NY @ The Paramount
9/18 – North Myrtle Beach, SC @ House of Blues
9/19 – Orlando, FL @ House of Blues
9/21 – Huntsville, AL @ Mars Music Hall
9/22 – Louisville, KY @ Louder Than Life Festival
9/24 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues
9/25 – Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
9/27 – Albuquerque, NM @ Marquee Theatre
10/1 – San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
10/3 – Riverside, CA @ Riverside Municipal Auditorium
10/5 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern
10/8 – Sacramento, CA @ Aftershock Festival
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