ABOUT BAD SUNS
Christo Bowman (vocals), Gavin Bennett (bass/keyboard), Miles Morris (drums), and Ray Libby (guitar) formed alternative rock band Bad Suns in Woodvale, California in 2012.
2012-2015: Beginnings and Language & Perspective
The band initially attracted interest with their single 2013 single "Cardiac Arrest", which went viral online and reached number 10 on the Billboard Adult Alternative Airplay chart, number 14 on the Alternative Airplay chart, and number 25 on the Hot Rock & Alternative Songs chart.
In 2014, the released the Transpose EP on Vagrant Records. This was followed by their debut album, Language & Perspective, which was released on June 24, 2014, and reached number 24 on the Billboard 200. That summer, the band opened for British indie-pop band The 1975 and later headlined a small venues tour.
The following year, they performed shows at several festivals, including in the Mojave Tent at Coachella.
2016-present: Disappear Here and Mystic Truth
Disappear Here, the band’s second studio album, was released on September 16, 2016. The only song released as a single from the album was its title track. The following October, Bad Suns released the single "This Was a Home Once". The band did not release any new music for over a year, but on November 13, 2018, they announced that they had signed with Epitaph Records and released the single "Away We Go", which is the lead single from their album Mystic Truth.
In January 2019, they released the second single from their new album, "Hold Your Fire". Mystic Truth was released on Epitaph Records on March 22, 2019. To promote the album’s release, they embarked on the Away We Go tour across the US.
In summer 2020, Bad Suns contributed to the soundtrack of the Quibi exclusive short film Home Movie: The Princess Bride by performing some of Mark Knopfler’s score from the original 1987 film The Princess Bride.
The band’s fourth studio album, Apocalypse Whenever, was announced in September 2021 and is due for release in January 2022.