segunda-feira, setembro 28, 2015

Nad Sylvan - Title Track from 'Courting The Widow' launched

Nad Sylvan, vocalist with Steve Hackett and Agents Of Mercy, is set to release his new solo album titled 'Courting The Widow' on October 16th, 2015 in Europe and October 30th,2015 in the US. He is now pleased to reveal the brilliant title track of the album, which you can hear now here:  
Nad had this to say on the track:
"This was the hardest song for me to complete. I began writing it right before my mother passed away, and it took a while to gather the strength to finish it off. The last sentence of the lyric is actually about her and me, so it was a soul cleansing experience. The idea of the widow emerged from the loss, as she becomes a symbol of death for the whole album".
The full track-listing is as follows:
1.Carry Me Home
2.Courting The Widow
3.Echoes Of Ekwabet
4.To Turn The Other Side
5.Ship's Cat
6.The Killing Of The Calm
7.Where The Martyr Carved His Name
8.Long Slow Crash Landing

Nad had this to say about the album: "During these past years with Steve Hackett, I have developed a character known as the "Vampirate". I have here set him loose, and so he has invited you all on-board his great ship, to take you on a musical journey 
you have never been on before.
The main character - the widow herself, is a symbol of death - and is to be courted through every song, one way or another. It is indeed a dark album, but full of loving light"
Nad has most recently been seen performing alongside the legendary Steve Hackett as part of his Genesis Revisited show, continuing his stint into the latter part of this year. Nad adds: "In a little less than four years, I was snatched up by two iconic guitarists,
namely Roine Stolt and then Steve Hackett. That must mean something to the world, because it sure means an awful lot to me". Nad formed Agents of Mercy with Roine Stolt (The Flower Kings, Transatlantic) in 2009, and have released three albums to date.

Nad is currently on tour with Steve Hackett, and the full list of dates can be found below:
October 2- Boerderij, Zoetermeer, Netherlands
October 3- Boerderij, Zoetermeer, Netherlands
October 6- GLive, Guildford, UK
October 7- O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London, UK
October 9- Derngate, Northampton, UK
October 10- St David's Hall, Cardiff, UK
October 11- O2 Guildhall, Southampton, UK
October 13- The Anvil, Basingstoke, UK
October 14- Barbican, York, UK
October 16- Music Hall, Aberdeen, UK
October 17- The Sage, Gateshead, UK
October 18- Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, UK
October 20- Town Hall, Leeds, UK
October 21- Venue Cymru, Llandudno, UK
October 23- Philharmonic, Liverpool, UK
October 24- de Montfort Hall, Leicester, UK
October 25- The Lowry, Salford, UK
October 27- Regent Theatre, Ipswich, UK
October 28- Colston Hall, Bristol, UK
October 30- Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK
October 31- Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, UK
Nov 8- Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, Westhampton Beach, NY, USA
November 10- Hart Theatre (The Egg), Albany, NY, USA
November 11- The Space at Westbury, Westbury, NY, USA
November 12- Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown, NY, USA
November 13- Lincoln Theatre, Washington, DC, USA
November 14- FM Kirby Center, Wilkes Barre, PA, USA
November 15- The Newton Theatre, NJ, USA
November 18- Grand Opera House, Wilmington, DE, USA
November 19- Lynn Auditorium, Lynn, MA, USA
November 20- Keswick Theatre, Glenside, PA, USA
November 21- Scottish Rite Auditorium, Collingswood, NJ, USA
November 22- The Warehouse, Fairfield, CT, USA
November 23- Count Basie Theatre, NJ, USA
November 26- Academy Theatre, Lindsay, ON, CANADA
November 27- Academy Theatre, Lindsay, ON, CANADA
November 28- RBC Theatre Budweiser Gardens, London, ON, CANADA
 November 30- Oakville Centre, Oakville, ON, Canada
December 1- Oakville Centre, Oakville, ON, Canada
December 9- South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center, Milwaukee, WI, USA
December 10- Arcada Theatre, St. Charles, IL, USA
December 11- The Portage Theater, Chicago, IL, USA

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