AMORPHIS guitarist Esa Holopainen‘s solo project SILVER LAKE will release the self-titled debut album on May 28th via Nuclear Blast, Ft. Björn ‘Speed’ Strid, Anneke Van Giersbergen + Members of AMORPHIS, KATATONIA, LEPROUS + More!
Today Esa unleashes the first video for the song ‘Storm’, watch it below.
Esa Holopainen on ‘Storm’:
“Storm” is out now and it is the first release from the Silver Lake by Esa Holopainen album, available on May 28th via Nuclear Blast, hope you all enjoy it as much as I do.
Check out the amazing video directed by Owe Lingvall (DreamDay Media). It was filmed in the Canary Islands where Håkan (Nordman) and Owe spent a lot of time finding perfect locations. ”Storm” itself is a catchy and emotional song where Håkan did an incredible work. I am really honored that I got him on board and this song is a good proof that he is still one of the top vocalists. Shine on friends!”
Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/wTQBfqxi4cc
Listen to “Storm”: https://silverlake.bfan.link/storm
Pre-Order the album: http://nblast.de/SL-SilverLake
Pre-Save the album: http://nblast.de/SilverLakeAlbumPre
Esa Holopainen on the album: “Over the last few years, I have been writing a lot of music, and some of the stuff hasn’t exactly sounded like Amorphis. When Nino Laurenne, owner of Sonic Pump Studios called me late March, I already had three decent-sounding SILVER LAKE songs in stock. These tracks, entitled ‘Sentiment’, ‘Ray of Light’ and ‘Promising Sun’, worked as the backbone for the full solo album.”
“At first, I really didn’t know if the album would turn out to be purely instrumental or would there be vocalists as well. However, one thing was certain, I wouldn’t be the singer of SILVER LAKE. Therefore I started to ask several friends and favourite singers of mine that joined me from their home studios on these 9 new tracks to be featured on SILVER LAKE By ESA HOLOPAINEN”
Silver Lake (instrumental)
Sentiment (feat. Jonas Renkse of Katatonia)
Storm (feat. Håkan Hemlin of Nordman)
Ray Of Light (feat. Einar Solberg of Leprous)
Alkusointu (feat. Vesa-Matti Loiri)
In Her Solitude (feat Tomi Joutsen of Amorphis)
Promising Sun (feat. Björn ‘Speed’ Strid of Soilwork / The Night Flight Orchestra)
Fading Moon (feat. Anneke Van Giersbergen)
Apprentice (feat. Jonas Renkse of Katatonia)
The moody cover art work was created by Metastazis.
More information at https://www.facebook.com/SilverLakeEH