Morten Veland (SIRENIA, MORTEMIA and founder of TRISTANIA) have released the third Mortemia song from ‘The Covid Aftermath Sessions’. The track features Ambre Vourvahis from the band Xandria on guest vocals and it is available now on all digital platforms. The video is premiered on Mortemia’s official youtube channel, watch it below.
Here follow quotes from Morten and Ambre:
I am proud and honoured to welcome Ambre Vourvahis / Xandria as my special guest for ‘The Covid Aftermath Sessions’. This song is called ‘The Hourglass’. Ambre has a beautiful voice that fits perfectly with this song. It’s a very melodic and atmospheric track with some symphonic elements as well. I feel truly privileged and thankful to have Ambre on board this project, and I am really looking forward to sharing this song with you all. The song will be available on all digital platforms on the 5th of May 2023. I feel truly privileged and thankful to have Ambre on board this project, and I am really pleased to be sharing this song with you all. You can enjoy ‘The Hourglass’ on all digital platforms now.
“ I am really happy to be a part of this wonderful project, I’ve always been a Sirenia fan and even loved the first Mortemia album back in 2010…who would have thought that I would sing on a song for it today! And what a song, I loved it from the first time hearing it. Morten knew exactly what would fit my voice – I absolutely loved recording it and be part of this adventure with all these amazing singers. Thank you Morten for your trust.”
After 11 years of silence Norwegian multi-instrumentalist, producer and artist Morten Veland activated his solo project Mortemiaduring the early stages of the Covid 19 pandemic, this time with a brand new concept consisting of collaborations with multiple guest singers. ‘The Pandemic Pandemonium Sessions’ was a series of singles released on a monthly basis, each song featuring a well known and highly profiled guest singer from the metal scene. Now he is ready to endeavor on the next project entitled ‘The Covid Aftermath Sessions’, once more the project will feature multiple amazing guest singers.
So far the following singers has contributed for his collaborations:
Madeleine Liljestam (Eleine)
Marcela Bovio (Stream of Passion, Ayreon, MaYaN, Dark Horse White Horse)
Alessia Scolletti (Temperance, ERA)
Liv Kristine (Liv Kristine, ex-Theatre of Tragedy, ex-Leaves Eyes)
Melissa Bonny (Ad Infinitum, The Dark Side of the Moon)
Brittney Slayes (Unleash the Archers)
Maja Shining (Forever Still)
Erica Ohlsson (Metalite)
Heidi Parviainen (Dark Sarah, ex Amberian Dawn)
Zora Cock (Blackbriar)
Linda Toni Grahn (Anima Veil, ex Follow the Cipher)
Caterina Nix (Chaos Magic)
Federica Lanna (Volturian)
Ulli Perhonen (ex-Snow White Blood)
Ambre Vourvahis (Xandria)
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