Release Date: November 17th 2022
- DVD-CD with bonus footage
- Double 12” Limited Edition Vinyl
- Long Form Video
- Digital Download and Streaming
- Special D2C bundles
ATLANTIS is out now! Available as a DVD-CD with bonus footage, a Double 12” Limited Edition Vinyl, Long Form Video, Digital Download and Streaming. Order all formats, including Long Form Video at this location
ATLANTIS is a special concert film featuring thirteen of the group’s most popular compositions reinterpreted with live orchestral accompaniment. ATLANTIS was created within the mystic and magical confines of Atlantis Grammofon Studio in Stockholm, Sweden, which has seen a wide range of international artists record, from Quincy Jones to Lenny Kravitz to Green Day. Formerly a movie house in 1941, it went on to become Metronome Studio (during which time ABBA was born) before becoming Atlantis Grammofon in 1983..
Filmed and recorded on December 10th 2021, Martin Lopez (drums & percussion), Joel Ekelöf (lead vocals), Lars Enok Åhlund (guitars & piano), Cody Lee Ford (lead guitar) and Oleksii “Zlatoyar” Kobel (bass) worked together with an 8-piece orchestra to reinterpret and rediscover fresh energy and elements in classic Soen songs, such as “Antagonist”, “Monarch”, “Jinn” and “Lucidity”, as well as introducing a stunning interpretation of Slipknot’s deeply dark meditation on darkness rejecting love, “Snuff”. The end result of this 80 minutes performance is some remarkable new aural refractions of Soen’s greatest material for fans to absorb and enjoy. As has always been the way with Soen: the deepest dives yield the greatest treasures.
“‘ATLANTIS’ undeniably proves that SOEN's music can be as breathtaking, poignant and ultimately beautiful in an acoustic live setting as it is imposing, crunching and thunderous in their studio releases. These guys are truly masters of combining emotion and strength, power and atmosphere in their own unique way” – SONIC PERSPECTIVES
“Flawless and sublime… So delightful and satisfying, you could listen to this endlessly and still be just as excited as the first time hearing it.” FISTFUL OF METAL
“ATLANTIS is a deep dive into SOEN's artistic soul” – A&P REACTS
“Intimate, prog and atmospheric” – ROCK HARD ITALY
“An Absolute gem” – WANTLIST
"Not so much a different spin but emphatically one that adds a new and enlightening perspective and dimension to the Soen catalogue 9/10” – POWER PLAY
“Stop signs for the restless world” – STARKSTROM
“This concert film of Soen is a definite must see” - HeadBangers LifeStyle
“Starring on 'Atlantis' is guitarist Cody Lee Ford, who comes up with one beautiful solo after another.” - AARDSHOK
ATLANTIS was recorded by David Castillo and Iñaki Marconi, mixed by Castillo, and mastered by Tony Lindgren. The performance was filmed and directed by George Laycock from the bespoke British production house Blacktide Phonic/Visual.
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