You can hear the sincere hippie in Haugen’s soul as this almost sounds like waves breaking in Malibu or Marin County.” —Midwest Record
It’s like someone swam far way to a beautiful lonely island.”
— Six-year-old Fan
Passion for yoga and surfing inspired acclaimed guitarist Chris Haugen to express their influence in his latest album. Creativity abounds through a variety of guitars, Weissenborn, lap steel, and banjo combining to conjure flavors of India while Haugen’s countless hours with the ocean gently reveal some of surfing's allure. A unique and special recording for all whom the mysteries of sound and slow movement invite. Ideal for yoga, surfing and other meditative pursuits.
Slide guitarist Chris Haugen is celebrated for his innovative roots playing, intuitive feel, and warm soulful tone. The San Francisco Chronicle says “Haunting and otherworldly, like a time capsule from a lost kingdom. Perhaps Atlantis.” With over 20 years as a touring and recording artist, Chris has collaborated with influential artists including Ken Kesey, Ted Templeman, and Sean Penn. Chris is a natural musician, most at home with an instrument in hand.