The Cosmic Alliance is an LA based Rock & Roll band bringing back the seriously groovy sound of the 60's and 70's. "Space Commander" Jeremy Benson, Gregory "Bluesman" Balalian, and master harmonist, Wynne Males, have been close friends since meeting in their high school marching band, and bonded over their love of Classic Rock music. Since forming in 2018, they've already captured the attention of multiple legendary artists such as Steve Miller, Alan Parsons, Marc Bonilla, and STYX - whom they opened for at the Pacific Amphitheatre in Orange County - and they have no intention of stopping there! These young artists are committed to making more of the music they love, and are devoted to spreading their message of Peace & Love to the people of Earth.
Class of 1968 is a concept album designed to capture the young people's experience of the late 60's and early 70's, taking you on a magical musical tour of Rock & Roll at the time. The album's loose story follows a wild trip through chaotic college parties, civil rights protests, the psychedelic movement, and even there and back again from the war in Vietnam. And the album cover itself presents th
Their first double A-sided single, "Penny/Picturebook," features an alternate version of their song "Penny." Contrasting the lush wall of sound orchestration of the album cut with a stripped back, raw, rock rendition. Then, the flip side paints a calm and reflective portrait ending with the paraphrased quote:
"Everything's going to be ok when its over, and if it's not ok, then its not over."
The Deluxe Edition re-issue of their debut album, Four Sides of a Circle, expands the original psychedelic pop songbook to include four re-imagined and re-constructed tunes from their previous project, Two Man Quartet, as bonus tracks.