After setting the music world ablaze in May with the release of their mind-bending latest full-length album, Initiation, fans instantly clamoured for more SUMO CYCO. Those prayers are now answered with the drop of the official Initiation Digital Deluxe Edition! Featuring peppy new single “Sun Eater”, plus additional limited edition tracks “New Jive”, “We Are The Nation”, and “Awakened”, the Initiation Digital Deluxe Edition is available today via all digital retailers.
Fans can check out a delightfully demonic new music video for “Sun Eater” now!
Frontwoman Skye “Sever” Sweetnam says about the Initiation Digital Deluxe Edition: “We are ecstatic to get more music out there on the Deluxe Edition of Initiation. We wrote many songs for Initiation and had some excellent tracks that didn’t make it on the original track listing. Unfortunately, we can’t keep them to ourselves.”
Skye adds about “Sun Eater”: “When I wrote ‘Sun Eater’, I was contemplating life’s big existential questions. No matter what problems we’re faced with, we’re all just here for a moment spinning warp speed through space. When one starts thinking of the big picture, it can also make our everyday problems seem more insignificant. I sing about my inner demons very often in my music; when comparing those demons to a massive Sun Eating monster of the universe, it is no match. So, the song is really about seizing the day because it is crazy that we even exist. I wanted to try some 2D animation inspired by Monty Python and some of my favourite movie and TV opening title sequences for the video. I wanted to inject lots of our signature colour but simple compositions of each frame, keeping it very stark and contrasted. In the video, I have created an alter dimensional clinic where my demons are waiting for a cure. I also introduce the mad Nurse who only prescribes one type of pill for everything. A gold pill that harnesses the sun.”