April 17, 2024

Ataraxia pays homage to Mexico and Latin America with new music video ‘Viriditas’


Ataraxia pays homage to Mexico and Latin America with new music video 'Viriditas'

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Italian neoclassical and darkwave veterans Ataraxia have released a new song and music video entitled “Viriditas”. The track will be a part of the 29th studio album “Centaurea” which will be released on 22 May 2024 via The Circle Music. The album will contain eight original compositions and two previously unreleased bonus tracks (CD version only).

Watch “Viriditas” below.

Ataraxia explains the meaning behind the new song: “‘Viriditas’ is a Latin word much loved by Hildegard Von Bingen. The semantic root of the term refers to ‘viridis’ – ‘green’ from which ‘vis’ – ‘strenght’ derives, then ‘vir’ – ‘man’, ‘virgo’ – ‘maiden’, ‘ver’ – ‘springtime’, ‘virtus’ –‘ value’, ‘vita’ – ‘vital principle’. They are all words referring to an energetic principle that is inherent in nature and is transmitted to humanity. The symbolism also refers to spiritual vigour as a green mantle wet with fruitful rain. “

And they add this regarding the video: “The video is a tribute to México and Latin American friends and listeners that, along our musical journey, hosted us with warmth, affection and enthusiasm. The video is also dedicated to the mastery of Vittorio Vandelli who, every time he picks up his classical guitar, channels and brings us sublime melodies.”

Previously, Ataraxia released music videos for “The Source” and “Galen”.

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Bernard - Side-Line Staff Chief editor
Bernard Van Isacker is the Chief Editor of Side-Line Magazine. With a career spanning more than two decades, Van Isacker has established himself as a respected figure in the darkwave scene.

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