Following several years of successful live shows, including opening for Johnny Marr, Echo & The Bunnymen, The Charlatans UK, Foals, and others of the like, Desario returned in 2016 with a pair of much anticipated EP releases: Red Returns and Haunted. This digital compilations combines both EPs with the addition of a cover of “Parking Lot” by Galaxie 500. With their well-reviewed full-length, Mixer, as their template, Desario moved forward crafting songs with tighter arrangements and “to the point” hooks, reminiscent of classic ‘80s and ‘90s Britpop, shoegaze, and indie, with a
More raw, stripped down, and rhythm-section based than previous recordings, this collection still highlights the dual guitar approach that brought them attention. The band is currently finishing new material for a full-length release in 2018.
“Four years after their sophomore Mixer, Sacramento’s Desario come back even better.” – THE BIG TAKEOVER #78 | Jack Rabid’s Top 40 Reviews
“Elegance, sophistication, melodies that touch the soul, songs that seem to have been conceived at some magic moment of the 80’s, but sound absolutely contemporary. Think of the classics, Bunnymen, Chills, Orange Juice, Ride and condense them, the result of this equation will surely be Desario.” – THE BLOG THAT CELEBRATES ITSELF
RIYL: The Ocean Blue, Catherine Wheel, Doves, Interpol, Arctic Monkeys, Ride, The Smiths, Lush, Echo & The Bunnymen, New Order, Jesus & Mary Chain