Cake is Back!
Seven years after their gold album, Pressure Chief, debuted, CAKE has released their long-awaited album, Showroom of Compassion. This album is the first release from their record label Upbeat Records and was recorded in a solar powered studio. CAKE has stayed consistent with their one-of-a-kind style featuring bass heavy tracks, poppy synths, a funky horn section, and plenty of sing-along worthy tracks. While the album has that definitive CAKE sound, Showroom of Compassion has a few standout tracks that ask us to question our preconceived notions of what CAKE is really all about.
"Sick of You" is the lead track and the first single off the album. It's guitar riffs and catchy hooks are sure to make it an instant classic. "The Winter" is a mournful song about how transitory life can be. But the star track of the record is "The Mustache Man," an upbeat, psychedelic, rock-inspired song, complete with horns, driving percussion, and hand claps.