Synemotion

by OH.

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    "Synemotion" vinyl version. A Limited Edition Double Gatefold vinyl album pressed on 12" black vinyl and shrink wrapped with an exclusive download card which grants access to a second (to give as a gift) digital download of the full album with a bonus instrumental track of the title song, "Synemotion".

    Disc One
    Side A
    Run Away 03:05
    Rumpus 03:18
    Subterfuge 03:54

    Side B
    Elegy 04:01
    Deception 03:51

    Disc Two
    Side A
    Reception 04:21
    World of Warcraft 03:43

    Side B
    Beckoning 03:33
    Synemotion 03:55

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The album Synemotion, is a journey through the complex emotional states we experience when we are overwhelmed by concerns and fears – escapist feelings in the song, “Run Away”, anger and frustration in “Rumpus” – wanting to cower and hide in “Subterfuge” – longing and nostaglia in “Elegy” and the experience of disappointment and let-down in the song “Deception”. Finally, letting go and receiving the feeling in the song “Reception” – and the awareness and sensation of irony knowing it will all start over again in the “World of Warcraft”.

The title track, “Synemotion” expresses in words this entire journey from pain and fear to release and hope. But most importantly the song uncovers how we cope with pain, fear, disappointment, depression, embarrassment and futility, it uncovers what actually happens to us, when we are overwhelmed by experience, and with a strange twist of perception, gifts the listener a path out of the darkness and despair, into an even more compelling and complex palette of emotions and sensations. The song gives hope and strength to walk through life even with wounds and disfigurement and have an even greater experience than before.

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released 24 April 2015

OH. – Acoustic and electric guitars, bass, drums, keyboard and vocals

Composed, performed, recorded and mixed by OH.

Mastered by Hlias Lakkas at Odeon Studios in Athens, Greece

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OH. New York, New York

OH. is a symphonic progressive rock singer/songwriter, composer and multi-instrumentalist.

OH. lives in New York, NY and Athens, Greece

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Track Name: Synemotion
There are times in life when we feel chased, chased by the shadows of past consequence and innate ideas and beliefs -we try hard to keep things from falling apart, do our best possible, are heedful and mindful. Every day, it may seem the world is against us - we stretch ourselves and find powers we never realized we could reach and every day, outdo ourselves.

But there are crucial moments where things start to break down, and a torrent of doubts breaks out, and this questioning of beliefs leaves such a feeling of displeasure that permeates your being, until you want to just want to give up and let life take its course.

“Anything I do, won’t change things,” you think to yourself. And if this moment passes quickly it may leave you untouched. In time though, you find yourself trapped and though quite aware that any means of “escaping” will not modify affairs, you want to RUN AWAY.

To those whose minds unwillingly or willingly settle in a deep despair and cannot cope with life's complications, and even to those who know the same concerns and fears will follow them wherever they go, there is one small difference between people who are brave enough to get up once more and break through the barriers and those who run away and remain trapped.

It is the shock of unwelcome emotions that blows us away and damages us; leaving us permanently wounded and guaranteeing our unfortunate lifestyles.

But those who walk through life with wounds that hurt at the slightest touch and are not bothered by their ugliness, not bothered by the pain remembered and not worried of how many more scars will disfigure them, are the ones who are released, freed to feel again and experience even more.

And with the next wave, what was once a torrent of unbearable emotion, becomes a colorful, complex and more compelling palette of moods and feelings, gifting us the ability to create and combine, not only a synesthesia of the senses but also the feelings – Synemotion.