On March 22nd, Switzerland’s Cellar Darling will release their new concept masterpiece ‘The Spell‘, which tells the story of a girl who falls in love with death. With the two previous singles, ‘Insomnia‘ and ‘The Spell‘, the fans could already see the band taking a turn towards heavy progressive rock while still not neglecting their folk roots.
This Friday, February 15th, the trio consisting of Anna Murphy, Merlin Sutter and Ivo Henzi will reveal another chapter of ‘The Spell’ – their third single called ‘Death‘. CELLAR DARLING once again surprise with the incredible variety in their music: an enormous, sweeping chorus that goes straight under the skin, bone-crushing riffs that do the song’s name justice, and a doomy instrumental section that quotes Black Sabbath and features an epic flute solo.
The video for the epic track was once again created by Costin Chioreanu and will premiere on Friday at 15:00 CET at this link:
In addition, the band will be available for an online Q&A meeting with their fans right after the premiere, at the same link in the YouTube comment section. Drummer Merlin Sutter states:
“We will be hanging out in the comments section for one hour, where we’ll try to answer as many of your questions as possible — a chance for you to find out more about the song, the video, and the album!”
And stay tuned, Darlings: On March 8th, the band will unveil their 4th single, ‘Drown‘, which has been chosen by hundreds of fans in an online voting.
‘The Spell’ Tracklist:
4. The Spell
12. Love Pt. II
13. Death Pt. II
See ‘The Spell’ on tour this year
w/ BLANKET, APPEARANCE OF NOTHING
21.03. UK Sheffield – Foundry
23.03. UK Cardiff – The Globe
24.03. UK Birmingham – Hare & Hounds
26.03. UK Norwich – The Waterfront
27.03. UK Hull – The Welly 2
28.03. UK Glasgow – Audio
29.03. IRL Dublin – On The Rox
30.03. UK Manchester – Academy 3
31.03. UK London – The Jazz Café Camden
02.04. NL Utrecht – De Helling
07.04. I Pavia (PV) – Dagda Live Club
09.04. I Rome – Traffic Live Club
27.04. F Bruguières – Echoes & Merveilles Festival
02.05. CH Winterthur – Salzhaus
04.05. CH Solothurn – Kulturfabrik Kofmehl
13. – 15.06. CH Interlaken – Greenfield Festival
Pre-orders for Cellar Darling‘s sophomore concept album ‘The Spell‘ are available now and you can get the album as 2 CD-digibook (featuring 13 songs + an audiobook of Anna Murphy telling the story behind the concept), black vinyl or digitally here
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