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Exploring Kolkata's Melodic Soul: Turnback Cave Releases "Obliviate" as an Ode to Nostalgia



In the heart of Kolkata, where the streets breathe history and the air is thick with tales of love and loss, emerges a melodic memoir that encapsulates the essence of a city. Turnback Cave, a rock collective hailing from the bustling streets of Calcutta, India, unveils their latest single, "Obliviate," inviting listeners on a journey through the labyrinthine alleys of nostalgia.


Released on February 14th, 2024, "Obliviate" serves as the poignant conclusion to Turnback Cave's debut EP, "Letters to Another Life." A sonic odyssey that traverses the depths of raw emotion and introspective contemplation, the single captivates audiences with its haunting melodies and introspective lyrics.



From the tranquil introspection of "Rest for My Head" to the emotional crescendo of "Obliviate," Turnback Cave paints a vivid portrait of personal reflection, inviting listeners to engage in a deeply meaningful dialogue with the music. Drawing upon the rich soundscape established throughout the EP, "Obliviate" delves deeper into themes of longing, nostalgia, and the transient nature of human connection.


However, beneath the surface lies a deeper narrative thread – one that intertwines with the very fabric of Kolkata itself. "It is an ode to my city, Kolkata," explains Arsh Das, the band's frontman and primary composer. "The song is a love letter engraved with nostalgia, capturing the essence of a place that holds a special significance in our hearts."

Crafted with meticulous care and patience, "Obliviate" represents the culmination of Turnback Cave's artistic journey, a testament to their unwavering commitment to their craft. Composed, produced, and lyricized by Arsh Das, and performed by a talented ensemble including bassist Pradyut Naha and guitarist Diptopaul Chatterjee, the single is a collaborative masterpiece that showcases the band's collective vision and musical prowess.



Mixed and mastered by Akash Singha, with album art by Arjama, "Obliviate" stands as a testament to Turnback Cave's dedication to their craft. Released under the banner of Unknown Road Records [URR], the single is poised to make waves in the music industry, captivating audiences with its raw emotion and introspective depth.


As Turnback Cave continues to carve their path in the music scene, "Obliviate" serves as a beacon of hope, reminding listeners of the power of music to evoke emotions, stir memories, and transcend boundaries. In a world where fleeting moments fade into oblivion, the melodic soul of Kolkata lives on, immortalized in the haunting melodies of Turnback Cave's latest single.



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