[News] Kayak launch video for “Mystery,” first single taken from forthcoming album

Legendary Dutch Progressive Rockers Kayak recently announced they will return with their 18th studio album “Out Of This World” on May 7, 2021. Now they are pleased to reveal the first single taken from that album, and you can watch the video for “Mystery” below:

Founding member Ton Scherpenzeel comments: “This song is about the, in my view, unfathomable mystery and wonder that is the world around us. No matter what stunning progress science makes, and whatever religion wants us to believe, the essence will always be that: a mystery. Which doesn’t mean we have to stop trying to figure it all out.”

The album is now also available for pre-order, arriving as a Limited CD Digipak, Gatefold 2LP + CD, and as Digital Album. An exclusive blood red vinyl edition is available directly from the band.

Tracklist:

1.Out Of This World
2.Waiting
3.Under A Scar
4.Kaja
5.Mystery
6.Critical Mass
7.As The Crow Flies
8.The Way She Said Goodbye
9.Traitor’s Gate
10.Distance To Your Heart
11.Red Rag To A Bull
12.One By One
13.A Writer’s Tale
14.Cary
15.Ship Of Theseus

Out Of This World” is the band’s eighteenth studio album, with 15 new tracks, spanning 70 minutes of energetic and incredibly diverse material- though still very much recognizable as Kayak. It is clear that the new found energy has gained even more momentum since Hans Eijkenaar rejoined the group. Although they were forced to cancel all tours because Ton Scherpenzeel suffered a heart attack at the end of 2019, and immediately after that because of the Covid pandemic, we’re hearing a band that, since the demise of Pim Koopman in 2009, has not sounded more together, balanced and motivated.

Ton Scherpenzeel / Keyboards, Lead and Backing Vocals
Bart Schwertmann / Lead and Backing Vocals
Marcel Singor / Guitar, Lead and Backing Vocals
Kristoffer Gildenlöw / Bass, Lead and Backing Vocals
Hans Eijkenaar / Drums

Pre-order now here: https://kayak.lnk.to/OutOfThisWorld

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Author: Jacopo Vigezzi

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