What happens when you love classic progressive rock, alternative rock and brilliant pop music? You make it very hard for yourself… but despite that, PreHistoric Animals have gained huge success in all these areas. When they released their second album, “The Magical Mystery Machine – Chapter 1”, they were praised by both the audience and the reviewers.
Samuel Granath and Stefan Altzar created the first album – consider it a work of art in 2018 and when it was time for touring, Noah Magnusson and Daniel Magdic (ex Pain of Salvation) joined the band. They made their first shows during 2019, for example Prog Power Europe where they got great response (even the food truck closed – just to see PreHistoric animals). As soon as they started to rehearse, they felt that there was a special kind of chemistry in the room, and they instantly started writing new material.
The first Magical Mystery Machine tracks were written in 2019 and the album was released on September 30th, 2020. Unfortunately, the pandemic has prevented them from going on tour with the album. So instead, they used their energy and creativity during the pandemic to write and record new material and “The Magical Mystery Machine – Chapter 2” was finished in July 2021.
The new album – “The Magical Mystery Machine – Chapter 2” – is the follow up on the story about Cora and Jareth collecting the essence of humanity. The story is science fiction but deals with current issues in our society.
Once again the album is written and produced by PreHistoric Animals. Mixed and mastered by Erik Berglund, while Richard Dearing has done some amazing cover art. During the time they also signed to Glassville records and the album is scheduled for release on March 24th, 2022, which will be followed by an official record release show on March 25th, at Progdreams festival in The Netherlands. Get your day or weekend ticket here.
Pre-order “The Magical Mystery Machine – Chapter 2” here.
1. An Empty Space
2. We Harvest the Souls of the Brave
3. I Am the Chosen One (and I like it)
4. Ghostfires video
5. Cora’s New Secret
6. The Protectors of the Universe
7. 2100 (new Year’s eve)
8. Pull Me In
9. It’s a Start, Not the End