December, 4th: In the history of SOILWORK, this date will be written down as hour zero. It’s the day, the Swedish powerhouse enters a new state of consciousness. The day that the band releases their most daring and ambitious release to date – the day that A Whisp Of The Atlantic is finally out.
The new masterpiece of SOILWORK sees the light with a more than stunning visual, transferring the mood of the title-track into impressive images. Check out the video for A Whisp Of The Atlantic
SOILWORK‘s musical and their philosophical approach on the new EP does not only close the circle of the ‘The Feverish Trinity’ but also invites the listener to dive deep into the most primal element: Water.
Starting with ‘Feverish’ and ending with ‘A Whisp Of The Atlantic’, the whole EP is a journey from the rage of individuals to the search for something that replaces religion. “From the desire of Feverish, the urge of Desperado, the determinism of Death Diviner, the insights and questions of The Nothingness and the Devil and the acceptance and spiritual searching of A Whisp of the Atlantic. The whole song and video sequence is like a slightly different take on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. It’s all about realising that we’re all stuck on this rock and that we need to find something more inclusive than religion to get through this together. Because in the end, we’re all outsiders, genetically hunter-gatherers trying to fit in in a world that we created but at the same time wasn’t really made for us”, David Andersson sums up. “The overarching theme is liberation from the extremely low level of the social and cultural debate these days, and it starts with the fundamentals and ends with the phenomenological. From liberation into ascension.”
To get your hands on the limited special A Whisp Of The Atlantic bundle including the vinyl version of the EP, a A Whisp Of The Atlantic shirt and a SOILWORK logo Christmas ornament, head over to the band shop HERE
Björn “Speed” Strid – vocals
David Andersson – guitars
Sven Karlsson – keyboards
Sylvain Coudret – guitars
Bastian Thusgaard – drums