Los Angeles, CA - May 25, 2016 — Cedar Falls, IA -based alt-rock band, The Blue Danes have released their debut album Invisible and Untouchable on Chicago label Loki Valhalla Productions. This haunting lyrical masterpiece includes the highly anticipated release of the popular single ‘Beautiful and Sad’ which has earned over 26,000 YouTube views.
Formed after the breakup of the local alt-rock band Toast, ex-bassist Shaun Courbat and ex-guitarist Frank Hansen partnered with veteran drummer Skip Lowe to form The Blue Danes. Their name stems from an ironic blend of lead singer/songwriter Frank Hansen’s melancholy melodies with his red and blue-blooded Danish upbringing.
Produced by GRAMMY® nominated producer Tom Tatman (Stone Sour), Invisible and Untouchable is a lyrical and composition masterpiece that will give you goosebumps. Listen to it now on Soundcloud, ReverbNation, and Spotify. For more information visit www.TheBlueDanes.com or email Frank Hansen at email@example.com
About The Blue Danes
Formed after the breakup of the Alt-rock band Toast, ex-bassist Shaun Courbat and ex-guitarist Frank Hansen partnered with veteran drummer Skip Lowe to form the Iowa Based band The Blue Danes. The Danes combine element of Brit Pop, Americana, Indie-Rock, Alt-Rock, New Wave, Piano and String arrangements to create complex soundscapes of memorable melody and groove. Produced by GRAMMY® Nominated Producer and Engineer Tom Tatman (Stone Sour), The Blue Danes sound has been compared to the Moody Blues, ELO, Pink Floyd, Bruce Springsteen and the Velvet Underground. Hansen’s haunting voice is surrounded by a lush mix of pop melodies, driving rhythms and Wall of Sound arrangements. Hansen uses a combination of Midwestern Weltschmerz and Unconscious Babbling to craft stories of longing, fantasy and existential angst.
Official website: www.thebluedanes.com