While we are still waiting for Covenant’s new single “Sound Mirrors” (available here on CD and vinyl) to hit the stores, we can already announce “The Blinding Dark” which is the newest album by Swedish finest dark electropop act.
Here’s how the album sounds like, that is if we have to base ourselves on what the promo sheet of the release reads: “In the electronic rhythms, so like heart beats. In synthetic sound, full of life, in those moments where the blinding dark slowly shifts into blinding light and back again.”
The album will be out on CD (available here), as well as in a deluxe 2CD version (available here) featuring the “Psychonaut” EP as an extra which is over an hour of improvised and experimental music by Covenant, recorded directly to 2 channels. All tracks were improvised and performed live (without the aid of computers) by Andreas Catjar, Daniel Jonasson, Joakim Montelius and Eskil Simonsson at a private session in Osterlov forest 4th of September 2015.
Here’s a preview of the cover art for the 2CD deluxe version:
For Covenant, which formed in 1986 in Helsingborg, Sweden, this will be their 9th studio album to date, coming after their 2013 release “Leaving Babylon”.
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