JOE SATRIANI Shares The Elephants Of Mars Track By Track #5: "Tension And Release"; Video

May 24, 2022, a month ago

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JOE SATRIANI Shares The Elephants Of Mars Track By Track #5: "Tension And Release"; Video

World-renowned guitar virtuoso, Joe Satriani, recently released his new album, The Elephants Of Mars, via earMusic.

Featuring a seven-string, a combination of two time signatures, modulation, the meaning behind "Tension And Release" is quite literal. Track five marks a turning point in The Elephants Of Mars, shifting gears from classic Joe to a more experimental side of the album. Hear the band's thoughts on the song in track-by-track #5:

The Elephants Of Mars is available as a special limited digi-pack CD release featuring seven double sided cards of original artwork by Satriani representing each song from the album. In addition, several coloured vinyl options will be available as well to pre-order including an orange, pink (D2C only) and purple version.

Order here.


- CD Jewel case
- Ltd. CD Digi sleeve (incl.14 images created by the artist himself)
- 2LP Gatefold
- Ltd. 2LP Gatefold Orange
- Ltd. 2LP Gatefold Purple
- Ltd. 2LP Gatefold Pink
- Digital


"The Elephants Of Mars"                   
"Blue Foot Groovy "                         
"Tension and Release"                      
"Sailing The Seas Of Ganymede"  
"Doors Of Perception  "                      
"E 104th St NYC"
"Dance Of The Spores"
"Night Scene"
"Through A Mother’s Day Darkly"
"22 Memory Lane"

"The Elephants Of Mars" video:

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