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Årabrot Reveal New Album, 'Of Darkness & Light'
Christian Eede , July 20th, 2023 10:36

They've also shared a new single, 'You Cast Long Shadows'

Årabrot have a new album on the way.

Spanning 10 tracks, Of Darkness & Light was recorded by the duo's Kjetil Nernes and Karin Park entirely at Djura Missionshus, the church in rural Sweden from which they operate. The album's title references Friedrich Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra, a philosophical text about transcending one's own limitations. The record includes recent single 'We Want Blood', as well as a newly unveiled cut titled 'You Cast Long Shadows', which you can listen to above.

In a statement about the new track, Park said: "Kjetil was asked to write a song for Sebastian Bach's new album. We weren't too schooled up on Sebastian Bach to be honest, but Kjetil thought it would be interesting to write a grungy Crowleyan occult murder ballad. He spent a few days in the studio and wrote two demos which were both immediately rejected by Sebastian Bach's management. One of the demos was 'You Cast Long Shadows'. It's probably a better fit for Årabrot anyway."

Pelagic will release Of Darkness & Light on October 13, 2023.