With the December 2nd release of Dream Chemistry’s second studio album, Images of White, the band further refines the blend of progressive folk rock and jazzy gospel that helped its self-titled debut album garner an international following.
New to Dream Chemistry’s line-up is singer Dellynn, whose luminous vocals are a powerful accompaniment to the band’s spiritual and often Celtic vibe. Dellynn joins Jimmy Caterine, the former guitarist of Sacred Rite (Capitol Records), and bassist Neal Harris. With violinist Michael Mulryan and percussionist Tito Valentin rounding out the quintet, Dream Chemistry’s organic fusion of musical genres stands as a soothing anecdote to a hectic world.
Images of White is punctuated with an instrumental precision that is the hallmark of Dream Chemistry’s sound. From the blue-grass flavored “Ride Me a River” to the instrumental “Three Legged Horse,” the album’s 11 tracks create a “hypnotic and soothing statement,” according to Caterine.
The Wind, the first video from the new CD was released on September 25th. Public reception of the video, which can be viewed at Reverbnation.com and on YouTube, has exceeded Dream Chemistry’s expectations. “We’ve been overwhelmed by the amount of traction the video has received,” Harris said. “It’s a great feeling when so many people enjoy your work.”
Caterine and Harris founded Dream Chemistry in 2007 with the hopes of raising funds for various charitable causes. Though both musicians spent their formative years on the metal circuit, they approached Dream Chemistry as an opportunity to express a more nuanced sound, one that reflected their growth both musically and spiritually.
Images of White represents the next step in the evolution of that sound, according to Caterine. He believes the new album is a “rebirth of the band, not only in terms of musicianship but direction.”
Dream Chemistry -Images of White will be available at DreamChemistry.com, Amazon.com, CDbaby.com, iTunes and most other places where independent music is sold.
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