The song version of “Sleep” was inspiring to say the least. We amassed a large amount of material, in a fairly short amount of time after the single’s release. SO much material, that capturing the essence of the band was a project in itself. The idea of just “a side outlet used to release music” had morphed in to a parallel world complete with fictional story and musical accompaniment. We needed to follow “Sleep” the song with a collection of material, expanding on the AWES UNIVERSE. “Sleep” the album created the bed for the graphic novel to unfold in— the album was released, and the story grew….