The Lunar Year

No matter the distance, music brings us closer together. Over 1,000 miles separates the United Kingdom from Croatia. The Lunar Year may have been born online, but UK-based vocalist, guitarist, and bassist Connor Ball [The Vamps] and Croatian drummer Sasa Macek [Cheat Codes] brought the music to life the good old-fashioned way—face-to-face. Together, they infuse pop punk with fresh energy and undeniable attitude, igniting a one-two punch of chant-able choruses and airtight instrumentation. Now, their 2021 independent debut EP only amplifies the power of this chemistry.

Up until this point, Connor co-founded award-winning platinum pop phenomenon Vamps, toppled charts, and toured worldwide. Meanwhile, Sasa grew up in a family of eleven drummers and holds down the drums for multi-platinum hitmakers Cheat Codes. Together, they cooked up a cover of Machine Gun Kelly’s “forget me too” [feat. Halsey] and kickstarted an unbreakable creative partnership that only exploded once Connor made the trek to Croatia in the summer of 2021…

They found the perfect partner to record in producer Matt Malpass [blink-182, Machine Gun Kelly]. Now, The Lunar Year introduces themselves with the single “Back For More.” On the track, melodic clean guitar brushes up against an infectious and irresistible chant, “I hate you, but I can relate to you, that’s why I keep coming back, back, back for more.”