[News] D_Drive unveil second single “Wings” taken from upcoming album

After revealing their brand new album “Dynamotive,” today D_Drive give us a second taster of what’s to come in the form of “Wings.” The single is directly inspired by Yuki’s very treasured budgies. Sonically “Wings” leans more into the world of Progressive Rock with a tricksier, yet no less catchy, melody. “Dynamotive” set to be released via Marshall Records on August 26th, is the culmination of many years work for these fantastic players. Stream the track through the YouTube player below:

Prior to this, the band released first single “I Remember The Town” a look into the world of nostalgia and understanding one’s own heritage and culture. Today however the band focus on a song that is deeply personal to guitarist Yuki.

Yuki mentions: “I keep two budgies that are named ‘Lemon’ and ‘Rum’. This song is for them.” She continues “When we were writing / recording the song we tried to personify the budgies in a musical form. Toshi, our bassist studied videos of budgies and tried to emulate their cries in his playing style. While Chiiko, our drummer tried to represent the flapping of their wings using unusual playing styles. I contributed in the fact that I wanted a 16th note guitar strumming initially before we moved into our trademark Driving Rock style. I think that we nailed it and I hope that I made ‘Lemon’ and ‘Rum’ proud!”.

The record as a whole moves from sounds that fans of Steve Vai, Joe Satriani and John Petrucci would be right at home with, yet retains an anchored metallic groove that keeps the Metal gauge topped up. This groove is signature to the band’s style of “Driving Rock” as coined in the name of D_Drive.


01 – Red Light, Green Light
02 – Begin Again
03 – I Remember The Town
04 – Get Away
05 – Be Yourself
06 – Runaway Boy
07 – Thumbs Up

D_DRIVE are:
Yuki / Guitar
Seiji / Guitar
Toshi / Bass
Chiiko / Drums

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Author: Jacopo Vigezzi

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