While the album title is meant to reference "a mythical people supposed to have lived in a land of perpetual sunshine and abundance," Tonelli pointed out that "the album takes this concept and applies it ironically to modern-day hopes and aspirations of modern America."

Expect to hear the majority of Hyperborean along with some Quiet Geist fan favorites this weekend. And I had to ask Tonelli about a reprisal of the band's ramped-up rendition of "Take Me Home Tonight," which would probably have Andrew W.K. foaming at the mouth.

"Unfortunately we have laid the Eddie Money cover to rest, but we'll have a couple of tricks up our sleeve."

HERRA TERRA + RAVI SHAVI + THE KOLOUR KULT | Saturday, March 30 @ 7 pm | Fête Lounge, 103 Dike St, Providence | $8, all ages | 401.383.1112 | fetemusic.com + HERRA TERRA + ANDREW W.K. | Thursday, April 18 @ 8 pm | PVD Social Club, 71 Richmond St, Providence | $18, all ages | 401.454.7177 | herraterra.com

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