Dark Sarah releases first single, “Melancholia,” off their upcoming epos “Grim”!

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Get a glimpse into the prophetic aura of the blue orb and dive into the somber twilight of another cinematic metal ode: DARK SARAH introduces the dark, gloomy epos “Melancholia,” led by harsh rhythmical structures coalescing with descending key patterns that frame its musical aesthetics. This first single off their upcoming album, “Grim,” to be released on July 17th, 2020 via Napalm Records, draws its listener into a magical horror fantasy world and gives a first sneak peek off their sophisticated full-length’ fabled story.

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Heidi’s vigorous, yet melancholic soprano-like voice suffuses the rough soundscapes and merges with an irresistible narrative. With the help of a blue orb, the protagonist of the song, Luna, gains the magical power to see her past, helping her to reflect all occurrences and unveil the truth of why her heart had been frozen.

Heidi Parviainen states: “Melancholia” is a dark (and maybe the saddest) song on “Grim,” yet it is also very powerful. In my opinion, it also contains the most beautiful guitar solo of the album. “Melancholia” is the name of a blue orb that provides magical powers to the protagonist Luna. In the song, Luna sees into her past through the orb and learns what has happened to her. She lives through her longings and loneliness once again.”

Watch the lyric video for “Melancholia”

Cinematic metal icons DARK SARAH start an astonishing new fairytale-like storyline with their fourth studio album, Grim. The beguiling new dimension, coalescing between crystal-clear vocals and propulsive hardness, draws you into the tempestuous maelstrom of their horror fantasy theme. Introducing the new protagonist, Luna, the band invites you to their mythical world of orbs, ravens, rabbit-headed people and Mörk, that’ll wrap you up in a surreal dreamscape.

Pre-Order New Album, GrimHERE!

The overwhelming intensity of DARK SARAH’s masterfully told cinematic metal saga sends shivers down your spine and takes possession of heart and soul while leaving you with pure emotions. “Grim” flourishes with its full magnitude, unfolding its potential with every second.

Heidi Parviainen on “Grim”:
“Our new album called “Grim” is a concept album like its predecessors, but “Grim will start a new storyline with a modern horror fantasy theme. Musically, “Grim” introduces a more modern sound and a taste of what’s to come in the future – with a “DARK SARAH twist”, of course. We´re very happy about this album and it has been really fun to make. Also creating the new visual brand and the “Grim” world has been an adventure already!”

Tracklist
01. My Name Is Luna
02. The Chosen One
03. Illuminate
04. Melancholia
05. Iceheart
06. La Folie Verte
07. The Wolf and the Maiden (feat. JP Leppäluoto as Wolf)
08. The Hex
09. All Ears!
10. The Devil’s Peak
11. Mörk (feat. Jasse Jatala as Mörk)
12. The Dark Throne
 
Grim will be available in the following formats:
– CD Jewelcase
– 2LP Gatefold Black
– Digital Album
 
DARK SARAH is:
Heidi Parviainen – vocals
Sami-Petri Salonen – guitar
Erkka Korhonen – guitar
Rude Rothstén – bass
Thomas Tunkkari – drums
 
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