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Svalbard Announce New Album The Weight of the Masks, Stream “Faking It”

Svalbard Announce New Album The Weight of the Masks, Stream “Faking It”


UK post-metal crew Svalbard are again with a model new single, “Faking It,” together with the announcement of a brand new album. The Weight of the Masks is slated for launch on October 6 by way of Nuclear Blast. The brand new music is an trustworthy take a look at coping with despair and feeling such as you’re faking your feelings to make it by way of the day, a sense the music matches with its hovering melodies and emotive vocals.

Says frontwoman Serena Cherry in regards to the new album:

“If the earlier document was about going through your demons, then The Weight of The Masks is about combating them with every part you’ve obtained. You may actually hear the despair rework into aggression in these songs. The Weight of The Masks was admittedly a difficult album to make as a result of we minimize so deep this time round, it was a painful however in the end cathartic course of. This album is the sound of two years price of inner darkness boiling away inside after which lastly being unleashed.

“‘Faking It’ is a music about feeling disadvantaged of significant human connection attributable to despair performing like a wall that shuts you off from others. It addresses the methods through which those that endure with despair can really feel guilted into placing on a contented masks. The lyrics are a mirrored image on happiness as a social obligation and the way scarily good you possibly can develop into at deceiving everybody round you into considering that you just’re superb if you’re not. With ‘Faking It’, we’re each acknowledging the stress for compelled positivity, the worry that folks received’t such as you if you happen to’re unhappy, and likewise questioning the place the foundation of this intolerance in the direction of despair lies.” 

Talking on the video for “Faking It,” she added:

“This video leans on intentionally apparent binary oppositions to hammer dwelling the message of the music. We’ve got the shiny smiling pictures, filmed within the fakest place we might discover: The Selfie Manufacturing unit; combined with darkish, expressive efficiency footage that represents the interior battle inside.”

You may watch the video for “Faking It” and see the brand new album data beneath.

The Weight Of The Masks – tracklist:
01. Faking It
02. Everlasting Spirits
03. Defiance
04. November
05. Lights Out
06. How To Swim Down
07. Be My Tomb
08. Pillar In The Sand
09. To Wilt Beneath The Weight

Svalbard Announce New Album The Weight of the Mask, Stream “Faking It”



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