Returning Home

by New Arcades

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𝙍𝙊𝘽𝘽𝙄𝙀𝙈𝙐𝙎𝙋𝙍𝙄𝙈𝙀 Returning Home can do many things, this album ties your heart into a knot. I don't know what else to say, it hit me as I listened to it. Sure it won't leave your ears after listening to it, but there is also something more, more lasting. It holds onto you, your heart and it's not going to let go of it. Favorite track: All I See.
David Rotenburger
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David Rotenburger This album is outstanding and amazing work created with a plethora of passion and thoughtfulness! Part synthwave, part dreamwave and part synthpop, it is an epic journey through time that unlocks a door that leads to nostalgic bliss! Stunning vocal tracks and soothing instrumentals; this is definitely music for the soul! For all synthwave fans out there, one to buy for sure!!!
Dennis Gruetter (dgruetter)
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Dennis Gruetter (dgruetter) From the moment you first press play, Returning Home by New Arcades is a wonderful love letter to classic romantic synthwave. Overall, it’s a finely polished piece of nostalgia that's a joy to listen to the very last track.
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Returning Home – produced by New Arcades and Outland and mastered by Pete Maher – follows the release of the two singles Solace and Into The Unknown. Both set the tone for an album that marries purist instrumental synthwave to sweeping vocal dreampop. The debut never strays far from the lush cinematic soundscapes New Arcades have come to be known for, but as a whole remains an utterly coherent and convincing 10-track journey through contemporary synth & retrowave.


“Returning Home is filled with endless radio-worthy vocals and snappy, catchy hooks – go grab a listen now. Fans of synthpop wont be disappointed!" - Andrew Zistler, NewRetroWave

"UK-based New Arcades have been making dreamy synthwave longer than most people have heard of the genre. This is why their new album has such an appropriate title: Listening to them is like, well, returning home." - Vehlinggo

"It's one hell of a rollercoaster that pulls you in a number of different directions...some cracking production throughout and it's safe to say that those six years of tossing and turning have lead to the culmination of their strongest effort to date. Bravo Houston!" Joe Ward, Forever Synth 9/10


released November 15, 2019

All music written by Dean Canty & Adam Sullivan
All lyrics by Dean Canty & Adam Sullivan
Mixed by New Arcades
Mastered by Pete Maher
Artwork by Skie Graphic Studio
Produced by New Arcades and Outland
©2019 Outland Recordings
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It is the label arm of Outland, together with Outland Live Synthwave Events and Outland Artiste Management.
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Track Name: Into The Unknown
I watch the city it slowly lights up the night
Lost memories are what I'm trying to find
With neon skies above us again
All we have is love, now I know what you meant

Take me with you
I cant do this alone
So far from home
We can maybe pull through
so far away and alone
And then we can go, Into The Unknown

You need to know that I'm on my way back to you
I was on my own but I'll be seeing you soon
We're in the fallout, so I'll try finding my way
It's getting dark now you know things wont be the same

"telephone call"
Track Name: If Only You Could See
Track Name: Further
I’ve stayed awake all night
Watching the stars
I need to catch my breath
And find where you are
It’s not about the distance
Or how long it takes
Nothing now can break us
All I hear is your name

I can see for miles.... I watched you disappear.
I’ve been here a while
But it’s not so clear
If this will pull us together,
Or tear us apart
I wanted forever,
Do you remember the start?

I’m drifting further away and I’m reaching for you...
You’re slipping further again, and you’re fading from view....
I’m drifting further away and I’m reaching for you...
You’re slipping further again now you’re fading from view.
So I’m waiting on a sign....
And counting down the time...
So I’ll wait until I find
A way to make this right
Track Name: Now And Forever
We’re running in the rain,
I’m right behind you
And I’m calling your name
I’m Waiting on a sunrise
So believe
That we’re not too late
So Fight through the pain
Just remember to forget where we were yesterday
I know we’ve got tomorrow,
We’re gonna be In a better place
And When the sunlight fades away.
Into the night, we can escape.

We can make it together,
Holding on to what we have left
So now and forever
We’ll keep moving on, until the end.
Track Name: Another Night
I’m on the outside,
And I’m looking in.
I think I’ll pick another night,
To start again.
I've got a lot on my mind
Don’t know where I’ve been.
So I’ll keep looking for a light,
So can we begin...

I keep seeing you when you’re not there, You’re not leaving cause you’re stuck in my head.
I keep thinking about what you said,
‘Let go....let go and forget....’

And I feel stronger,
Than in recent days.
But they’re getting longer.
And There’s nothing left to take...
I can never decide
What’s going on in my head
And now I can’t think straight
So I’ll look for you instead....
Track Name: Clean Break
She said “I’ll meet you there...
I’m gonna wait for you”
And I’m so unprepared
But You know what to do...
We could go anytime you want to
Anywhere, and you can choose
Just tell me when you’re ready to leave...

Cause You wanna clean break
And I said I’ll find a way
I’ve got a feeling... I’ll do whatever it takes
I’ll be right here beside you...
I’ll lie if you want me to.
But I need to know, I need to know tonight.

I look in your eyes
As you take my hand
We’re Nearly out of time...
I know you understand
Track Name: All I See
Follow me down here. Nobody has to know
And we’ll be where we want to be, yeah nobody has to know
I want you to stay, I don’t wanna watch you go
I’m figuring out why, everything must end.
Now I see, what I want to see, but everything does end.
I wanted to stay, But I had to watch you go

You know I’m by your side
You know you’re all I see.
And though there’s pain inside
You’re still the air that I breathe
Track Name: Returning Home
Come back
I need to see you again
Come back
Will you be home again?

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