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“Cloud Cult’s grand, unkempt indie rock is immediately jam band, emo, and avant-garde. Their songs, born out of non-public tragedy, are otherworldly classes in being human.” —Pitchfork

During the earlier decade, Minnesota-grown band Cloud Cult has turn into probably the most inspirational indie bands, with a deeply committed fan base and an method of track and the surroundings that's not easy to not respect. past a musical biography, Chasing the sunshine tells the tale of the heartbreaking but declaring trip of lead singer and songwriter Craig Minowa and delves into the occupation of the band recognized through song fanatics because the least cynical and so much idealistic band within the country.

Tracing Cloud Cult’s upward thrust to severe acclaim, writer Mark Allister info the band’s defining moments, starting with the dying of Craig and Connie Minowa’s two-year-old son and the masses of songs that grew out of the tragic loss. Allister describes the band’s special philosophy and rules, together with how Minowa created a 0 carbon footprint for the band’s recording and traveling, adopting DIY and green-sustainable practices good earlier than the guidelines turned mainstream. Allister additionally offers a first-person account of an afternoon within the lifetime of a essential indie band and conveys the tremendous emotional effect of Cloud Cult’s albums and concerts. defined via a fan within the ebook as “the anthem for the soul searcher in us all,” Cloud Cult’s tune and message are either stirring and sincere.

Featuring hardly visible images from Cloud Cult’s historical past and passionate testimonials via enthusiasts, Chasing the Light is a testomony to the profound effect one band’s own evolution could have on its fans and on indie rock aficionados looking for good looks, that means, and redemption.

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