Enslaved Detail New Album “In Times”


Enslaved‘s new album “In Times” has been officially announced and will arrive in stores on March 10th. Band guitarist Ivar Bjørnson offered of the album:

“I was so deep into the songs and ideas for such a long time (or have my head so far up my own ass, if you prefer more direct language) that it is hard to have any ‘opinions’ about them that is anything else than the high-flying mumbo-jumbo of the introvert song-smith. The songs are extensions of my inner and outer life, the thoughts I am aware of having, as well as those that lie too deep to register in everyday consciousness.

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The songs are the resounds of grandiose altered states and mundane tiny micro-events. In addition, they are, of course, also the result of inspiration from other music and art. I do think this new album is the most consistent body of work we have so far: It incorporates our ‘blacker’ past with our influences from prog rock, our present sense of absolute freedom, and the joy of being in this band, if that makes any sense… Ha, ha, ha. It is higher in energy, more aggressive, yet more beautiful and subtle. It simply sounds inspired.”

Read on for both the track listing for the outing and the cover art, which was done by Truls Espedal:

01 – “Thurisaz Dreaming
02 – “Building With Fire
03 – “One Thousand Years Of Rain
04 – “Nauthir Bleeding
05 – “In Times
06 – “Daylight

Enslaved - In Times

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