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WATCH: New Wardruna Video
Christian Eede , October 6th, 2016 13:41

Norwegian group trail forthcoming album with new video; watch below

The release of Wardruna's third album, Runaljod Ragnarok, is now just a couple of weeks away and the group have now shared a video for album track 'Raido' - you can check that out above.

The video, which is directed and produced by Finnish photographer Tuukka Koski and his team at Koski Syväri, sees the Nordic group amongst the stunning landscapes of Sandhornøya in northern Norway, performing in forests, and putting to use the natural visual beauty of these areas to provide dazzling accompaniment to their tales of spiritualism.

“'Raido' is the reconstructed name of the proto-Norse R-rune and is presumed to signify 'riding' or 'journey'," says the group's Einar Selvik of the track. "The concept of both song and video draws inspiration from old runic poetry where one can for instance read how the horse is said to bring “comfort to the restless” and how the journey is swift for the sitting and toilsome for the horse.

"It has truly been a blessing and honor to work on this with top-level people such as Tuukka Koski and his team, a fantastic horse such as Balder, all in a stunningly beautiful place full of helpful people (and absurd amounts of Moose I might add). I can only hope that the positive synergy-effect I believe all of the involved felt in making the film, comes through in the final result. I for one am very proud of it."

Wardruna play London's Union Chapel on November 16 and 17 - you can get tickets for the first of those shows here and buy the single here. Runaljod Ragnarok is out on October 21.

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