SONG OF THE DAY Pink Chameleons – Sundown


….”At sundown..in the late 1960’s, the sun is going down and bad vibes are about to go down…..”

Helsinki-based Pink Chameleons are a three-piece band fronted by Black Lizard’s Paltsa-Kai Salama (Vocals & Guitar), with Antti Sauli (Bass) and Iiro Tulkki (Drums, Keyboards).  Coming together in 2016 the band describes their music as a blend of Garage, Blues and Country; their sound incorporating a feeling for everything from The Stooges to Waylon Jennings…of course fused with the band’s indelible contemporary stamp on all offerings.

Their curious name has a story behind it as Paltsa-Kai once explained in a press release:  “I’ve always enjoyed band names that are somehow linked to another band but still stand on their own. When I mentioned this to Black Lizard guitarist Joni, he came up with our name Pink Chameleons”.

This December (via Helsinki’s Soliti Records) the band will unleash their debut EP entitled Songs.  Today’s track is the second single from this forthcoming release and continues down the same intense and melodic psych path as previous single Melting Face.  Just in time for the witching season, Sundown is dark and spooky, tracing the weird happenings of a few unfortunates who just happen to be staying in a haunted house in the hills!  Speaking of the track, Paltsa-Kai Salama explains how:  “Sundown is a song that we have worked on for a while now. It’s a slow garage blues number that took time to work into it’s final form. The inspiration behind the song is a group of friends, gathered together at haunted house in the hills. At sundown. In the late 1960’s. The sun is going down and bad vibes are about to go down.” 

Sundown is officially released this Friday, 11th October…check it out above.

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