Mandoki Soulmates’ Release New Single And Video
For Devil’s Encyclopedia (Featuring Ian Anderson)
And Announce New Album For 2024
Mandoki Soulmates’ new single, Devil’s Encyclopedia, is an exciting sneak peek into their new album for 2024, as well as the ongoing Thirty Year Anniversary Tour (dates below).
This new Rock soundscape comes from Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull), Jesse Siebenberg (Supertramp) and Tony Carey, along with bandleader Leslie Mandoki, fusion legend Mike Stern, and Richard Bona.
Mandoki reflected on the inspiration for this new work: “When I see the division and radicalization accumulating today especially through a feeding frenzy on endless crises with social media, I feel that my art must work toward a generationally just world. I want to say to the grandchildren of Woodstock: Courage is calling for people like us.* ”
Continuing his rumination, Mandoki points to the accompanying music video, which “addresses humanity’s eternal questions, crying out against totalitarianism and brutality. These days, wounded hearts are calling and the dogs of war are howling, presenting those of us who want to live peacefully in a free world with a dilemma.” As the song says, When words fail, music speaks.*
Watch the video for Devil’s Encyclopedia below:
Mandoki Soulmates are currently on their Thirty Year Anniversary Tour in Germany:
Sept. 1, Hamburg
Sept. 2, Berlin
Sept. 3, Munich
Sept. 4, Dresden
Sept. 5, Leipzig
Tickets are available HERE.
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*Lyric excerpts from “Devil’s Encyclopedia”