TesseracT Debut New Song “Smile”


TesseracT have premiered a new song titled “Smile which they recorded during the late spring of this year with Acle Kahney producing. Vocalist Daniel Tompkins commented:

“Lyrically, ‘Smile‘ carries a strong and forward sense of irony as we explore and darkest side of the human condition. The song will witness the manifestation of an ‘entity.’ Consciousness survives through constant manipulation only to propagate pessimism and hopelessness. Our entity observes, consumes and evolves, bearing witness to human existence, mimicking our presence in colossal form.”

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Bassist Amos Williams further added:

“We chose this track as although it is part of a greater theme, and is in fact towards the end of a story arc, it stands alone very well. We have a solid idea of where we would like to take this track on the next album as it is in no way finished. It is merely one step in a journey.

The verses and choruses stand very far apart from each other. There is a tension we wished to build through a minimalist approach, with small phrases that repeat against accompanying parts of different lengths. These undulate, seemingly getting lost against the nonconventional phrasing of the drums. All this is nothing new to TesseracT fans, but this time we have looked to really align the lyrical and musical messages.”

If you like what you hear, you can pick up the track now at here. Tonight the band kick off their run with Megadeth, Meshuggah and Lillake, dates for that North American trek can be found here.

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