Popdose is pleased to present the premiere – in full – of the debut album from Portland, Oregon’s ”Sophe Lux & The Mystic,” a solo vehicle for Gwynneth Haynes, former front person for the band, ”Sophe Lux”

All Are One presents a universe of visionary art-rock narratives bathed in glittery psychedelic and operatic textures. The album offers lush soundscapes of interwoven angelic choruses and soulful R&B vocal leads riding electronic keyboards that evoke both 80’s electro-pop and vintage; they sound both nostalgic and futuristic. Poetic dream worlds and alternate realities converge as Haynes’ mystic theater-of-the future unfolds. She shows herself to be a dramatic story-teller and shape-shifter who is fully possessed by the characters that populate her songs: an alien child from the future who sends a comet of love and awakening to earth (”The Love Comet”), a voodoo high priestess performing a soul retrieval (”Your Wonderland”), and a robot shaman priest preaching a new humanism (”All Are One”).

All Are One will be released on Friday, August 19th, 2016

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Rob Ross has been, for good, bad or indifferent, involved in the music industry for over 30 years - first as guitarist/singer/songwriter with The Punch Line, then as freelance journalist, producer and manager to working for independent and major record labels. He resides in Staten Island, New York with his wife and cats; he works out a lot, reads voraciously, loves Big Star and his orange Gretsch. Doesn't that make him neat?

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