After more than three years, Giant Rooks return with emotionally charged sophomore album, How Have You Been?
Fans of German indie rock band Giant Rooks have been buzzing with anticipation for the release of their highly anticipated second album, How Have You Been? Following the international success of their 2020 debut, Rookery, the band is back with 14 new songs that promise to connect with fans once again.
At the heart of Giant Rooks are Frederik Rabe (vocals), Finn Schwieters (guitar), Luca Göttner (bass), Jonathan Wischniowski (keyboard), and Finn Thomas (drums) - a collective of talent about to redefine indie rock for a new generation. With their latest album, which includes the vibrant single "For You," the band continues to push the boundaries of their sound while staying true to their signature style. "For You" serves as the perfect introduction to the album, with its stirring piano intro, heartwarming strings, and powerful drums setting the stage for an emotional journey. As the band explains, "This song holds a special place in our hearts. It marks the opening track of our second album, and it's the very first one we wrote for it."
But Giant Rooks aren't just about creating music, they're about connecting with their audience on a deeper level. With a live version of "Someone Like You" showing off their live show and the studio version already garnering millions of streams on Spotify, the band's ability to translate their electrifying energy from the stage to the studio is undeniable. With How Have You Been?, they continue to deliver radiant, euphoric art-pop songs infused with just the right touch of bittersweet sentiment.
Since their formation in 2015, Giant Rooks have carved out a niche for themselves, earning slots on high-profile festival stages and touring across Northern Europe. With their infectious energy and unwavering passion for what they do, Giant Rooks are poised to take a step to the next level.