Last Great Dreamers Brand New Album ‘Transmissions From Oblivion’ Released September 30th
On September 30th Last Great Dreamers release Transmissions From Oblivion; their first brand new album, since they reformed, through their own independent label Ray Records. They’ve turned up the dials to deliver an album chock-full of trademark hook-laden anthems. Spirited, diverse and occasionally dark, it promises to be one of the most talked about albums of the year.
To celebrate the release of Transmissions From Oblivion the Last Great Dreamers take their rocket fuelled power pop on the road for 12 headline dates, including London’s Nambucca on September 30th.
Transmissions From Oblivion is an energetic yet sensitive album that celebrates music and storytelling with 14 finely crafted songs overflowing with rock’n’roll attitude, emotion and glamour. The recording of the album was an “incredibly organic and yet cathartic process”, working with producer Tony Harris the band have created an aural treat. With no calculated image or reliance on nostalgia Last Great Dreamers instead have honestly created an album that is full of romantic bravado and the perfect manifestation of their immutable wit, sadness, quiet anger and charm.
The opening power pop anthem Oblivion Kids sets the tone as the flamboyant yet urgent album takes the listener through 14 heartfelt songs. Including the singles Glitterball Apocalypse https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rP6HAFq0qdo,which documents the tragedies of rock n roll and the raucous Dope School https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leScEjLWdsQ, plus the best 2 minute pop/punk song the Buzzcocks never wrote The Way We Collide, before this quintessentially English album concludes with the punktastic clarion call Turn It Up.
There’s something indefinable about Transmissions From Oblivion but very special that makes it irresistible & despite being under the radar, Last Great Dreamers are possibly one of the most essential British rock bands of recent times. This stunning new album has the potential to lift the band above cult status to a much wider audience!
Last Great Dreamers with their distinctly British take on power-pop are the antithesis of grunge and the best band you’ve probably never heard. They built a formidable live reputation in the mid 90’s with their shimmering glam style. Their debut album Retrosexual, a love letter to the early ’70s glam scene, caught the attention of Kerrang! magazine, resulting in an awards nomination for ‘best new band’ before tragedy and disillusionment forced the band to call it a day.
In 2014 they staged a fabulous comeback releasing an album of rarities, the critically acclaimed ‘Crash Landing In Teenage Heaven’ and have since toured with Runaway’s singer Cherie Currie in 2015 & this year opened for bands such as the Darkness, Terrorvision, Hey Hello & Tigertailz and released 2 brand new singles ‘Dope School’, & ‘Glitterball Apocalypse’ both achieving no.1 status on the TBFM radio network charts.
In Transmissions From Oblivion, Last Great Dreamers have created a truly honest & personal album: their first set of new songs since their resurrection is highly melodic & full of emotion; with power, sensitivity & poetry, its catchy hooks, light & shade & rock n roll attitude ‘kicks like a mule’ – a rare commodity in today’s world.
To pre order Transmissions From Oblivion on CD & Vinyl go to:- www.pledgemusic.com/lastgreatdreamers
Transmissions From Oblivion track listing
14 Turn It Up
Catch the Last Great Dreamers on tour as they guarantee Rock’n’Roll mayhem!
Last Great Dreamers UK Tour
30th London Nambucca (Some Weird Sin Club)
15th Wellington Beambridge
Denley Slade – Drums.
“…they sound as great as ever and their trademark harmonies are a key part of their sound. Most importantly, they have some really brilliant songs…” Soul of a Clown
“Full of glam stomp, rock sheen, a chorus to die for and a hook big enough to stick your coat on, …Last Great Dreamers are a very special band, and their forthcoming new album might be one to cherish.” Maximum Volume