Fast-rising Scandinavian alt-rock quartet Smash Into Pieces have released their brand new album A New Horizon today. To celebrate the arrival of the record, the band have also shared a brand new music video for ‘Running Away From Home’. Watch the new video here and listen to the album here.
Their sixth full length album, A New Horizon both continues and concludes the band’s Arcadia World narrative, delving deeper into the story. A futuristic world riddled with political corruption and driven by fear and misinformation, the tale follows Apoc, their protagonist, as he vows to put an end to the dark times and encourages society to seek the truth and live freely. Together with the weaving electronic textures, thunderous guitars, pounding drums and anthemic vocals, it leaves a lasting impression as a powerful, gripping and thought-provoking album.
Arcadia is a mirror image of reality; the setting may be futuristic and different, but the issues that are buried within the album couldn’t be more real. As the roles of social media and technology grow, we become numb to life beyond our screens, and Smash Into Pieces are encouraging you to look up and see the world around you. We are faced with obstacles, challenges and difficult choices every day, but with positivity and a clear mind we can overcome them and find happiness.
A New Horizon features all of the band’s recent singles, including the hard-hitting riot ‘Glow In The Dark’, ‘Rise Up’, ‘Real One’, ‘VR’, ‘Bangarang’, ‘Broken Parts’ and the uplifting hybrid ballad ‘Cut You Off’. Each single has been accompanied by a lavish music video that further enhances the Arcadia World tale, creating an immersive experience that serves as a dramatic finale to their saga.
With a massive track record consisting of five albums, 27 singles, and over 400 million streams and views across platforms, Smash Into Pieces have evolved into one of the fastest rising Scandinavian alternative rock bands to date.
Formed in 2009 and comprised of vocalist Chris Adam Hedman Sörbye, guitarist Benjamin Jennebo, guitarist Per Bergquist and drummer/DJ The Apocalypse DJ, they released their fifth studio album last year which, together with the lyrics accompanying music videos, began to tell the story of a digital world – ARCADIA.
In 2021 that story continues; the story of the resistance and the artificial. This is A New Horizon.
Catch them at select dates on Within Temptation and Evanescence’s Worlds Collide tour in 2022, with a full list of tour dates and tickets available here.