Sunday Driver present their latest single Maathanga
... we’re pleased to announce the latest single from Sunday Driver... Maathanga. Taken from our forthcoming album, Sun God. Out July 22
Maathanga is a prayer and a salutation to Lord Ganesha (who is called Ganapati in the South of India) and the lyrics are all in praise of different aspects of his character and attributes and his family connections! Lord Ganesha is praised as the remover of illusions (Maya), the son of Lord Siva (Shambo) and Goddress Parvati (Mata Maheswari) with an elephant face (Mathanga) riding on a mouse (Mooshika Vahana)
Mathanga Vadana Andanda Sadana Mahadeva Siva Shambo Nandana
Oh Son of Lord Shiva (Nandana), the Lord with the Elephant's face, beaming down on us with bliss (Ananda Sadana)
Maya Vinashaka, Mooshika Vahana Mata Maheswari Bhavani Nandan
Oh Son (Nandana) of the great universal mother (Mata Maheswari), the destroyer of illusions (Maya Vinashaka), and who has a mouse for a vehicle (Mooshika Vahana) Maha Ganapati Mangala Charana
Oh Great Lord (Ganapati), I bow down at your auspicious feet
PRE-ORDER. OUT JULY 22, Pre-orders for day of release.
12” Red Vinyl 180GSM, Uncoated Card, Lyrics Insert. CD Digipak, Downloads with all merch.
Sunday Driver return with the announcement of their long-awaited, forthcoming album Sun God, the band’s fourth, and the follow-up to their critically acclaimed 2014 record, Flo.