“Moonlight”, the first solo album of ex-ANGRA singer EDU FALASCHI (currently ALMAH) dedicated to his 25th career anniversary, is set to be released on May 20th, 2016 worldwide via PRIDE & JOY MUSIC (Europe), TEST YOUR METAL RECORDS TYMR (North America), KING Records (Japan), SUBSTANCIAL Music (Brazil).
The album presents acoustic versions of the most significant songs of Falaschi’s career in Angra and Almah, all the material was rearranged for the voice accompanied by piano, guitar and orchestra in order to present an outstanding mixture of rock, jazz, classic and popular music.
“Moonlight” was recorded in São Paulo and Jundiaí (Brazil) at WINK Studio and mixed and mastered by Caio Cesar. Falaschi here performs together with several respected Brazilian musicians such as Tiago Mineiro (piano) who represents Brazilian jazz and popular music scene; maestro and violinist Adriano Machado (strings arrangements), creator and conductor of the Symphonic Orchestra Villa Lobos. Also, there are two special guests – João Frederico Sciotti known as “Derico” (flutes and saxophone) and Sandami (percussions).
The cover artwork was created by Brazilian designer Gustavo Sazes (Almah, Kamelot, Sepultura, Arch Enemy, Morbid Angel, Manowar, etc.).
1. Nova Era, 2. Bleeding Heart, 3. Arising Thunder, 4. Rebirth, 5. Breathe, 6. Angels And Demons, 7. Spread Your Fire, 8. Wishing Well, 9. Heroes Of Sand
As it was previously reported, the video “Nova Era” (“Moonlight” version) is available at this location:
About Edu Falaschi:
Edu Falaschi started his professional career in 1990 working in such bands as Mitrium and Symbols. For more than ten years (2001 – 2012) he was the frontman and one of the main composers of ANGRA and recorded 4 albums with this icon of Brazilian metal. Many live and radio hits of the band, as Nova Era, Lease Of Life, Wishing Well, Spead Your Fire and others, are written by Edu. In 2006 Edu Falaschi established his own band, ALMAh, and reached international success with it quite soon. ALMAh has already launched 4 studio albums: “Almah” (2006), “Fragile Equality” (2008), “Motion” (2011) and “Unfold” (2013). At the moment the band is working at the 5th album. Edu Falaschi was voted by Japanese fans as one of the best rock singers in the world several times. He is often invited as a special guest to shows and recordings of many Brazilian and international stars such as Tarja Turunen, Vivaldi Metal Project, Genius Rock Opera, Soulspell Metal Opera, and others.
For further information: http://www.edufalaschi.com.br