follower to Norrøn Livskunst (2010),
the newly released Norrønasongen.
is a rather short but no less epic record,
the founding duo's visionary sense of music
to the roots of
the music that inspired their
musical career, also digging this time more than ever into the legacy of their
ancestors, accompanied by the most adequate guests.
For the 200th anniversary of the Norwegian constitution, Norrønasongen.
Kosmopolis Nord celebrates Norwegian nature,
language and traditional music in an experimental way where
the band's beloved sixties
progressive rock, electro, noise and folk music complete each other elegantly in
this new masterpiece
of modern metal.
once more to transcend their personal musical tastes and deliver remarkable
originality. There is however a slight longing on Kosmopolis Nord that
for the moment doesn't fulfill my experience, but that might be appreciated as a
contrast to Solefald's
Indeed, as Solefald have done earlier with the An Icelandic Odyssey
diptyque, Norrønasongen. Kosmopolis Nord is one side of this new work
will be released before next solstice.
Its first hymn is already available on
Solefald's website (Facebook).