Umut Adan’s unique brand of Turkish psychedelia draws on the heady influences of the 1960s Anatolian rock movement. With a truly vintage feel, Umut’s songs represent an important social commentary on the conflicting tensions of his homeland.
Produced by Liam Watson who engineered and mixed the White Stripes Grammy-winning album Elephant, Umut Adan performed as the opening act for Jack White’s 2014 Turkish tour. Recorded at Toe Rag studios in London, the album has a unique vintage and psych / rock inflected feel, it’s an album which beautifully conveys the classic psychedelic era feel with the use of fuzz guitar and atmospheric Mellotron arrangements. The songs which represent an important social commentary on the conflicting tensions in Turkey.