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CD/DVD Releases: Swallow The Sun Launch Video for "Rooms And Shadows"

Posted on Sunday, December 13 @ 03:00:00 UTC by admin

New Triple Album Songs From The North I, II & III Out Now!‏

Melancholy death-doom masters Swallow The Sun released their eagerly awaited new triple full-length album, Songs From The North I, II & III last month [on Nov 13, to be exact].

The band also launched a brand-new video for the song "Rooms And Shadows," taken from Songs From The North Pt. I. The video was directed and produced by ex-Sentenced and The Man-Eating Tree drummer Vesa Ranta. You can watch it now below.

Songs From The North I, II & III was received with massive media acclaim. Here are some first soundcheck results:

Legacy (DE) - album of the month!
Metal Hammer (DE) #2
Aardshock (NL) #2
Rock Hard (DE) #3

"The perfect soundtrack for bleak winters, both real and ethereal" 9 out 9 - Metal Hammer UK

"It's an epic journey, and one that both requires and repays immersion and patience" KKKK - Kerrang

All physical formats of Songs From The North I, II & III as well as shirt bundles can be purchased here: smarturl.it/sftnCMDISTRO

Or get the digital version at one of the following outlets:


For an additional preview of this triple album, check out the previously released singles:

"Abandoned By The Light" (taken from Songs From The North Pt. III) [If ever one wanted to feel the weight of inconsolable doom, this is the very thing. -ed.]

"Pray For The Winds To Come" (taken from Songs From The North Pt. II)

"Heartstrings Shattering" (taken from Songs From The North Pt. I)

In continued support of Songs From The North I, II & III, Swallow The Sun will perform their signature brand of gloom, beauty, and despair live throughout Europe on headlining dates that began at the end of November, accompanied by fellow countrymen Wolfheart. Complete list of remaining dates below.

Swallow The Sun live:

12.13. Kosice, Colosseum Club, SK
12.14. Krakau, Club Rotunda, PL
12.15. Vienna, Viper Room, AT
12.16. Munchen, Backstage, DE
12.17. Weinheim, Café Zentralbar, DE
12.18. Vosselaar, Biebob, BE
12.19. Bochum, Matrix, DE

Swallow The Sun is:

Juha Raivio - guitar
Markus Jämsen - guitar
Mikko Kotamäki - vocals
Matti Honkonen -bass
Aleksi Munter - keys
Juuso Raatikainen - drums

[I acknowledge they aren't prog... On the other hand, a track like "Pray For The Winds To Come" wouldn't seem too out of place on a RPWL album... or maybe even Porcupine Tree. At least in the broadview... Of the four, it appealed to me the most... -ed.]

[Source: Century Media]

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