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Neofolk project Sol Invictus is gearing up to drop the follow-up to "The Cruelest Month" (reviewed here). "Once Upon A Time" is coming next month via Prophecy Productions, and the band comments:
"Here you will find information on how to get your manicured hands on our new album, called 'Once Upon A Time' (out September 26th).
"It is partly a light hearted stroll through the violent, drug addled seventies, with a jaunty nod to communist lentil eaters Henry Cow. Aided by guests from America and Russia, some of this exotic record was even recorded in the mythical kingdom of Penge."
The album's track listing will be as follows:
1. MDCLXVI - The Devil's Year
2. The Devil On Tuesday
3. Once Upon A Time
4. 13 Mercies
5. The Path Less Travelled
6. Mr Cruel
7. The Devil
8. The Devil's Year
9. 13 Coils
10. Our Father
11. The Villa
15. Spare More...
Two years after "The Cruelest Month" (reviewed here), a vinyl single heralding a new Sol Invictus studio album is on its way. Two Agalloch members also made important contributions to "Mr. Cruel," which is due out October 4th, 2013.
"The two songs thereon were recorded at a squat in Notting Hill in the 70s after the band had fallen through a rip in the space time continuum," quips Tony Wakeford of Sol Invictus. More...
Prophecy Productions has issued the following announcement about re-releasing the entire back catalog of neofolk outfit Sol Invictus:
"Not only did Sol Invictus release their first album in six years, 'The Cruellest Month,' only one week ago, but also the opulent 'The Collected Works' slipcase box-set containing re-issues of Sol Invictus' entire back catalogue. These mostly sold-out or hardly available albums will now be re-released separately as Digipak CDs. From now on, the first Friday of each month until March 2012 will see significantly enhanced re-issues of two classical Sol Invictus albums. We'll start off on the 1st of July with Sol Invictus' debut release 'Against The Modern World' and the Neofolk classic 'In The Rain.'
"'Against The Modern World' was originally released as an EP in 1987. The re-issue will feature the bonus track 'The Joy Of The World,' known from 'Sol Veritas Lux,' as well as eight yet unreleased demo recordings of further Sol Invictus songs from the time of origin of 'Against...' 'In The Rain' from 1995 is one of Tony Wakeford's favourite Sol Invictus albums. The upcoming re-issue will be enhanced by the bonus tracks 'Hedda Gabbler' (originally from the 'Im Blutfeuer' compilation) and 'Did You See' (originally from the 'Terra Serpentes' compilation).
"Both re-issues will be released in portrait Digipak format, feature new artworks and will be limited to 700 copies each."
You can also check out Metalunderground.com's review of the "Sol Veritas Lux" album at this location.