AMORPHIS – ‘Her Alone’

Finnish masters of melancholic progressive metal, AMORPHIS, recently played special shows (An Evening With Friends @ Juhlaviikot – Huvila) in Helsinki, where they have performed a very special setlist with guest musicians and friends. These shows will be part of the new tour edition which is scheduled to be released on February 24th via Nuclear Blast. The package includes the entire album Under The Red Cloud with two bonus songs as well as the live tracks in Helsinki.

Today, the band unveils the first video to one of these live tracks. The video shows the song ‘Her Alone’ feat. Anneke van Giersbergen, which is the last song of the bonus CD.

Anneke Van Giersbergen states: “I was honored and stoked that AMORPHIS asked me to perform with them at this special event. I have been listening to their latest album »Under The Red Cloud« non stop since it came out so you can imagine I said yes to the occasion wholeheartedly! Tomi is such an awesome singer and performer and I felt right at home singing with him. He and the band gave me full creative freedom to make their songs my own and do them justice with my vocal contribution.”

“‘Evening with friends’ was a very unique show that left warm feelings to all us who experienced it from and off the stage”, continues Esa. “We really wanted to have artists performing who’s music and talent touches us. So when Anneke was in Finland playing her previous acoustic show couple months earlier we asked from her if she’s interested to perform with us. At the end of the day it was a bit versus vice, I played couple songs with her at acoustic show in Helsinki that took place same weekend with AMORPHIS event. When you hear her voice you recognize immediately that it’s Anneke. There are not many such talented singers around so we were really privileged to have her on board. ‘Her Alone’ is a track from the »Silent Waters« album that is very dramatic and big song. When Tomi and Anneke shares the vocals it really made the song to another level.”

Pre-order Under The Red Cloud (Tour Edition) here: http://nblast.de/AmorphisHMV

Tracklisting:
CD1 (album)
01. Under The Red Cloud
02. The Four Wise Ones
03. Bad Blood
04. The Skull
05. Death Of A King
06. Sacrifice
07. Dark Path
08. Enemy At The Gates
09. Tree Of Ages
10. White Night
Bonus:
11. Come The Spring
12. Winter’s Sleep

CD2 Live-CD: »An Evening With Friends At Huvila«
01. Enigma
02. Far From The Sun
03. Silent Waters
04. My Kantele
05. Silver Bride
06. Sampo
07. Alone
08. The Wanderer
09. Her Alone

AMORPHIS live:

02. – 06.02. USA Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, FL – 70000 Tons Of Metal

w/ OVERKILL, NILE, SWALLOW THE SUN
06.03. USA Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore
07.03. USA Norfolk, VA – The NorVa
08.03. USA Washington, DC – Howard Theatre
09.03. USA Clifton Park, NY – Upstate Concert Hall

10.03. USA Providence, RI – Firehouse 13
11.03. USA Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom *NEW*
12.03. USA Philadelphia, PA – Underground Arts
14.03. USA New York, NY – Stage 48
15.03. CDN Ottawa, ON – Mavericks
16.03. CDN Quebec, QC – Le Cercle
17.03. CDN Montreal, QC – Foufones Electriques
18.03. USA Toronto, ON – Mod Club
19.03. USA Pittsburgh, PA – Rex Theater
21.03. USA Cleveland, OH – Agora Ballroom
22.03. USA Columbus, OH – Ace Of Cups
23.03. USA Louisville, KY – Diamond Pub And Billiards
24.03. USA Westland, MI – The Token Lounge
25.03. USA Cudahy, WI – The Metal Grill
26.03. USA Chicago, IL – Reggies Rock Club
28.03. USA Minneapolis, MN – The Cabooze
29.03. CDN Winnipeg, MB – Park Theatre
30.03. CDN Regina, SK – Exchange
31.03. CDN Edmonton, AB – The Starlite Room
01.04. CDN Calgary, AB – Dickens
02.04. CDN Kelowna, BC – Level
03.04. CDN North Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theatre
04.04. USA Seattle, WA – El Corazon
06.04. USA San Francisco, CA – Slim’s *NEW*
07.04. USA Hollywood, CA – Whisky A Go Go
08.04. USA Anaheim, CA – City National Grove
09.04. USA Mesa, AZ – Club Red
11.04. USA Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater
12.04. USA Merriam, KS – Aftershock
14.04. USA Dallas, TX – Trees
15.04. USA San Antonio, TX – Fitzgeralds
16.04. USA Houston, TX – Scout Bar
17.04. USA Jefferson, LA – Southport Hall
18.04. USA Ybor City, FL – The Orpheum
19.04. USA Winter Park, FL – The Haven
20.04. USA Athens, GA – Georgia Theatre
21.04. USA Baltimore, MD – Soundstage
23.04. USA Amityville, NY – Revolution Bar & Music Hall

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