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Outrun The Sunlight release video for uplifting Emerald Joy

Outrun The Sunlight
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Chicago instrumental proggers Outrun The Sunlight have released a guitar and bass playthrough video for their brand new single, Emerald Joy, which you can watch below.

It's taken from the quintet's upcoming fourth album A Vast Field  Of Silence which is released on November 12. It's the band's first album to feature their new drummer Luke Angle.

"Emerald Joy might be my favourite track from this new album. It's a song that's been with me for nearly four years, and was written during a really difficult time in my life," says guitarist and co-founder Austin Peters. "Just hearing this song lifts my spirits, and to me, it encompasses everything I love about progressive music. I named it after the colour of the energy used in Ayurvedic medicine to signify the heart. In other words, 'Heart Joy' is how I feel when I listen to this track."

A  Vast Field Of Silence is available in a variety of coloured vinyl releases, as a CD and on digital.

Pre-order A Vast Field Of Silence.

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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.