Following the release of their latest album ‘distant satellites’ and after announcing a series of UK tour dates for September, Anathema have released a lyric video for the album track ‘Anathema’.
Released in June ‘distant satellites, was recorded at Cederberg Studios in Oslo, with producer Christer-André Cederberg, with additional mixing by Grammy Nominated Steven Wilson, ANATHEMA also brought in the legendary services of Dave Stewart (Porcupine Tree, Steven Wilson) to create the new album’s extraordinary orchestral arrangements.
To date it’s the band’s most widely acclaimed record with the likes of The Guardian, The Independent, Total Guitar, Metal Hammer, Kerrang, Drowned in Sound and Classic Rock Prog heaping praise on the album, while it also reached number 33 in the UK album charts.
‘Another masterclass in supercharged emotional songwriting and fearless sonic curiosity’ – The Guardian (5/5)
‘Anathema are a special band, determined not to stagnate, and distant satellites is yet another divine release’ – Classic Rock Prog Magazine (Album of the month)
Ebbing and flowing, brooding and building, the album’s structural dynamics are masterfully balanced, songcraft is tightened, and the band’s overflowing musical passion gets ever more compelling and infectious’ – Metal Hammer (8/10)
Anathema deserve to finally be recognised as the national treasures that they have been for some time – Drowned in Sound (8/10)
21st September – Glasgow, ABC 2 – Tickets
22nd September – Newcastle, Academy 2 – Tickets
23rd September – Manchester, Academy 3 – Tickets
25th September – Wolverhampton, Slade Rooms – Tickets
26th September – London, Koko – Tickets
27th September – Bristol, Thekla – Tickets
28th September – Southampton, Talking Heads – Tickets
VIP (all except Manchester + London which will be via Ticketmaster/Live Nation instead):
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