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Soraia Announce New Album, Debut New Song “Quicksand”

Philadelphia rock band Soraia has released a new song Quicksand,which debuted today as the “Coolest Song In The World” on Little Steven Van Zandt’s worldwide terrestrial radio show Underground Garage, and on his SiriusXM channel 21.

In addition, Soraia announced that their new album Dead Reckoning will be released October 13, 2017 via Wicked Cool Records in partnership with The Orchard. Dead Reckoning is available for pre-order now.

Soraia – whose name means “bright guiding star” in Arabic – strive to set an example of how personal struggles can be overcome to inspire life-changing art. “Quicksand” channels this resonant message of empowerment and healing by way of rolling guitars and lead singer ZouZou Mansour’s captivating howl. Steven Van Zandt, host of Little Steven’s Underground Garage on SiriusXM, chose Soraia’s song “Electrocutioner” as his #1 “Coolest Song of the Year 2016,”

The album title itself references the nautical process of calculating one’s current position based off of previous locations and experiences, encapsulating Soraia’s desire to process pain and struggle into growth and healing.

Dead Reckoning Cover Art:


Dead Reckoning track listing:

  1. Quicksand
  2. Why
  3. Cupid Killer
  4. Beautiful Curse
  5. Wow
  6. Come Down, Angel
  7. Monster
  8. Je Ne Sais Quoi
  9. Have Love Will Travel
  10. Tahiti
  11. Wandering Star
  12. Black Mood


Soraia upcoming tour dates:

August 5               Levittown, PA @ Positively Records (“Quicksand” Single Release Party)

August 19            Philadelphia, PA @ The Barbary

August 22            Washington, DC @ Smith Public Trust

September 20    Allston, MA @ O’Brien’s Pub

September 22    New York, NY @ Berlin NYC

September 23    Philadelphia, PA @ Milkboy (Record Release Show)

September 24    Pottstown, PA @ Fujiyama

September 28    Columbus, OH @ Spacebar

September 29    Wapakoneta, OH @ Route 33 Rhythm & Brews

September 30    Cincinnati, OH @ Urban Artifact

October 1            Dayton, OH @ Blind Bob’s

October 3            Cincinnati, OH @ The Drinkery otr

October 5            Washington, DC @ The Pinch

October 6            College Park, MD @ TBA

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