León Benavente continues rave 'At the feast'

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León Benavente continues rave 'At the feast'

León Benavente has published 'En el festín', the first preview of his next studio album. It is a song inspired by 'The Exterminating Angel', Luis Buñuel's 1962 film. Although the sound takes – rather – to Berlin.

It is no coincidence that Martí Perarnau IV, co-producer of Zahara's 'PUTA', is behind the controls of 'En el Festín'. The raver intention of the 'REPUTA' era is similar, if not the same.

León Benavente had already flirted with the dance-punk rhythms of LCD Soundsystem and New Order on 'ERA', his previous album. In 'At the Feast' the dose of electronics and dance increases considerably. Abraham Boba retains his particular intonation, but the synthesizers now take center stage.

Starting from 'The Exterminating Angel', León Benavente writes the story of a private party, full of “important guests”, “delicacies” and “full glasses”, in which pleasure is unleashed. And it is not an imagined story. “We have participated in similar parties, where hedonism, pleasure and appearance are the essence of the event,” the group writes. “Reality is at the door.”

“Under that disguise, a community is created that will last just a few hours, or perhaps forever, when someone decides to leave the table, transform and give free rein to their instincts, open the cage and free the animals,” the band adds. «In our heads, this feast has as many shines and sparkles as it does darkness. It has something industrial, concrete, and it also has something velvety. We are the masters of ceremonies, those who summon their guests to the table, those who then take them to the ecstasy of the dance. And we are, at the same time, the main dish on the table.

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