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Video Clip For New Single "My Sweet Mystery" Issued By The Dark Element

The Dark Element - the union of former Nightwish vocalist Anette Olzon and Cain's Offering guitarist/songwriter Jani Liimatainen - posted a video clip for the new single "My Sweet Mystery." The song is the second issued from the upcoming self-titled debut album "The Dark Element," which drops on November 10th via Frontiers Music srl.

The track listing for the album is:

1. The Dark Element (song streaming here)
2. My Sweet Mystery
3. Last Good Day
4. Here's to You
5. Someone You Used to Know
6. Dead to Me
7. Halo
8. I Cannot Raise the Dead
9. The Ghost and the Reaper
10. Heaven of Your Heart
11. Only One Who Knows Me

Check out "My Sweet Mystery" here:

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1. Drum_Junkie writes:

Good song, though the choice of keyboard tonalities combined with the opening riff make it sound a LOT like Nightwish (Storytime particularly). Annette's voice seems a little fuller here than in Nightwish - maybe it's the mix. I didn't realize it at the time, but Jani is touring the US with Insomnium right now. Saw them last week and he filled in for Markus quite well. Great guitarist and good clean vocals. I really like seeing the basses with the splayed frets. Good tone, too.
That drummer, LMAO. He was so focused as if his internal monologue was repeating 'meat' and 'potatoes' on the 2 and 4. I just couldn't take him seriously, especially contrasted with Annette's joyous singing.

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2. coldiem writes:

I think it sounds fuller because basically EVERYTHING is harmonized, especially with lower octaves. It's a decent song but I don't personally really enjoy her vocal lines that much. Not bad, just not checkin' the boxes for me.

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