Ahead of the release of its new double album “Guardian of the Pale” in March 2023, Autumn Tears are kicking off the new year with a new – and third – single and music video.
The music video to the track “Of Wind, Water and Sand” is available to view now via the following sites-
Anxious Magazine: https://anxiousmagazine.pl/premiery/autumn-tears-of-wind-water-and-sand/
The video features Darren Clarke, Sanja Smileska and Caroline Joy Clarke. It was produced by Darren Clarke and Caroline Joy Clarke.
Featuring a fully orchestrated, rich classical ensemble and full choir, “Guardian of the Pale” consists of the most epic, organic and diverse Autumn Tears songs to date. The band’s 70+ musician and vocalist lineup includes composer, pianist, lyricist Ted Tringo; classical opera duet and composers Caroline Joy Clarke and Darren Clarke (Trovatori); composer, arranger, producer and sound designer Soroush Abedi; vocalist and songwriter Ffion Elisa Williams, singer, songwriter Tamar Singer (Zeresh, Cruel Wonders, Necromishka); vocalist and songwriter Dawn Desireé Smith (ex-Rain Fell Within) and violin/viola/cello duo Severndeo, together with a massive ensemble of musicians and vocalists.
Special guests include Francesca Nicoli from Italian neoclassical band Ataraxia (who also recently released a new album via The Circle Music), Agnete Mangnes Kirkevaag from Norwegian progressive metal act Madder Mortem and opera singer Ann-Mari Edvardsen Alexis (ex-The 3rd and the Mortal).
“Guardian of the Pale”, Autumn Tears’ ninth studio album, will be available via The Circle Music on 24 March 2023 as a digital download, 2CD jewel case package and a Limited 2CD digipak, both with a CD exclusive bonus track as well as a limited double vinyl gatefold package with a 16-page illustrated lyric book and vinyl exclusive bonus track. Pre-orders are available now via The Circle Music.
The album cover artwork was completed by award-winning artist Marcela Bolívar. The album was mastered by Peter Bjärgö (Arcana, Sophia).
The band has also previously released a music video to the track “As If We Were Never There” and “The Pulse in the Sky” (feat. Francesca Nicoli of Ataraxia).
Guardian of the Pale track list:
1 Old Tree
2 Of Wind, Water and Sand
3 A Requiem For Each New Day
4 Daydreaming In Ash Fields
5 Lunatic Poetry
6 Still The Wonder Lingers
7 Lavender Mist
9 The Clairvoyant
1 The Sound of Withering
2 Radiant Blood
3 The Stain Beneath The Skin
4 The Pulse in the Sky
5 As If We Were Never There
6 And There Rises From Somewhere
7 Guardian of the Pale
8 The Widowtree (CD Bonus)**
** Vinyl version will include “Requiem For Each New Day” demo instead
Double Jewel Case CD with 20-page booklet: https://thecirclemusic.gr/product/autumn-tears-guardian-of-the-pale-double-jewel-case-cd/
Double Digi CD (Limited to 500 copies) with 20-page booklet: https://thecirclemusic.gr/product/autumn-tears-guardian-of-the-pale-double-digi-cd-limited-to-500-copies/
Double LP (Gold vinyl & Green Vinyl) with 16 pages booklet (Limited to 500 copies): https://thecirclemusic.gr/product/autumn-tears-guardian-of-the-pale-limited-double-gatefold-lp-gold-vinyl-green-vinyl-with-16-pages-booklet-500-copies/
Luxurious Forest Green Box embossed in Gold including: Double LP (Gold vinyl & Green Vinyl) with 16 pages booklet + Double Digipack CD + Forest Green Zip Hoodie (Limited to 100 copies): https://thecirclemusic.gr/product/autumn-tears-guardian-of-the-pale-luxurious-limited-forest-green-box-embossed-in-gold-100-copies/