Secret Arcade is the alias of fiction author Babak Govan. The debut synthpop/dark-wave/electronic rock album Quarter Century is a fusion of dark and light elements reminiscent of influencers Depeche Mode, Morrissey, The Cure, Smashing Pumpkins, and U2.
Two tracks include work by keyboardist Roger Joseph Manning, Jr. of Beck's backing band and whose projects include Jellyfish, Johnny Cash, Interpol, and Morrissey. Glen Nicholls (e.g., Depeche Mode, Snow Patrol) mixed and mastered the album. For a digital booklet including lyrics, please visit www.secretarcade.com.