Arcana is the brainchild of Rogan McAndrews who is a composer, co-producer, guitarist, bassist and he also sings.
Arcana brings you a myriad of sounds from battering prog rock to delicate pop hooks. With a narrative spanning across multiple albums, Arcana blends sci-fi, mythology, and a study of human action in the face of adversity. The story follows Damian as he attempts to mend his life and relationship with his wife, Hope, and daughter, Cassidy, in the wake of tragedy. The track Wings,
Canada’s Arcana begin their cinematic and poetic saga with the album Letters From A Lost Soul | Act I: The World One Forms, which will prove to be a real treat for prog and progressive metal fans across the globe.
The space rock-opera concept is full of layered voices and lyrics, which paint a grandiose portrait of thoughtful concepts and grand tales. The debut EP is just the tip of the iceberg with several more releases planned to tell various stories across a widespread universe. This EP is a sort of love story from the protagonist Damian to his wife Hope and their child Cassidy before tragedy strikes.
The album is due outNovember 6th, 2020 by DistroKid.Track Listing: 1. Letters From A Lost Soul (0:53) 2. Wings (7:11) 3. Tailwind (3:55) 4. Octosun/Wings (Reprised) (9:54) EP Length: 21:55.
Damian and Nightmare are played by Rogan McAndrews. Hope is played by Anna Draper. News Anchors Dave and Alice are played by Chelsea Finnigan and Griffin.
All songs performed by: Rogan McAndrews (guitar, bass, vocals), Deyson Thiara (drums), & Anna Draper (vocals). All songs written by Rogan McAndrews and produced by: Rogan McAndrews & Deyson Thiara . The mixing and mastering was done by: Deyson Thiara. Album Artwork by: Kate Depatie and Rogan McAndrews.
EP Band Line Up: Rogan McAndrews – Guitar, Bass, Vocals (Damian), Synths. Anna Draper – Vocals (Hope) Deyson Thiara – Drums.