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Downes Braide Association unveil emotive video for new single Today

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Melodic prog duo Downes Braide Association, the partnership between Yes keyboard player Geoff Downes and singer and producer Chris Braide, have released a video for their latest single, Today. It's the third single to be taken from the pair's new album Halcyon Hymns, which is released through Cherry Red today, February 5.

Today Is about being in love with a moment that can never last,” says Braide, “and treasuring the feeling that fleeting moment, brings. The lyric is truly from the heart.”

Today is DBA's 21st Century take on the romance of spending a perfect day with someone you love," adds Downes. "Here's to more perfect days - today, together and beyond.”

Halcyon Hymns is the fifth DBA collaboration and follows their previous critically-acclaimed studio albums Pictures Of You (2012), Suburban Ghosts (2015) and Skyscraper Souls (2017). The duo have also released Live In England (2019) recorded at their first ever concert at Trading Boundaries, East Sussex, in 2018.

Halcyon Hymns features brand new artwork from Roger Dean, which you can view below, along with the album tracklisting, as well as contributions from Big Big Train singer David Longdon and Marc Almond.

Halcyon Hymns will be released as a CD/DVD package on February 5 and as a white vinyl double album on March 5.

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Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.