On his now 10th full length album, Johan Levin offers us a slow, soaring meditation on mortality. The complete certainty of death, and how we cope with that knowledge is what constitues the essence of this new opus. "Departed" retains the sacral expression of it's predecessor "Vita Arkivet", but not within the oppressive confinement of old stone vaults, but high across a raging seas, rocky shores and darkened skies. Music for gazing at the endless ocean of infinity, trying to catch a glimpse of meaning through the tiny rips in the fabric of existence; it's magic and loss. The CD and Digital versions contain 3 bonus tracks, reworks of classic pieces "Deadbeat" and "Worlds Apart" and "I Am Without Rule (Sum Sine Regno)", recorded December 2018, and while sound wise it harks back to the "Vita Arkivet" album, thematically it is more akin to "Departed", lending it's title from the medieval mortality motif of "The Wheel of Fortune" which became very popular after the great plague. CD Edition of 600 copies in 4 panels Digipak. 9 Tracks. Running Time 70:04
On his now 10th full length album, Johan Levin offers us a slow, soaring meditation on mortality. The complete certainty of death, and how we cope with that knowledge is what constitues the essence of this new opus. "Departed" retains the sacral expression of it's predecessor "Vita Arkivet", but not within the oppressive confinement of old stone vaults, but high across a raging seas, rocky shores and darkened skies. Music for gazing at the endless ocean of infinity, trying to catch a glimpse of meaning through the tiny rips in the fabric of existence; it's magic and loss. The CD and Digital versions contain 3 bonus tracks, reworks of classic pieces "Deadbeat" and "Worlds Apart" and "I Am Without Rule (Sum Sine Regno)", recorded December 2018, and while sound wise it harks back to the "Vita Arkivet" album, thematically it is more akin to "Departed", lending it's title from the medieval mortality motif of "The Wheel of Fortune" which became very popular after the great plague. CD Edition of 600 copies in 4 panels Digipak. 9 Tracks. Running Time 70:04
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Format: CD
Label: CYCLIC LAW
Rel. Date: 10/09/2020
UPC: 694536562790

Departed
Artist: Desiderii Marginis
Format: CD
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On his now 10th full length album, Johan Levin offers us a slow, soaring meditation on mortality. The complete certainty of death, and how we cope with that knowledge is what constitues the essence of this new opus. "Departed" retains the sacral expression of it's predecessor "Vita Arkivet", but not within the oppressive confinement of old stone vaults, but high across a raging seas, rocky shores and darkened skies. Music for gazing at the endless ocean of infinity, trying to catch a glimpse of meaning through the tiny rips in the fabric of existence; it's magic and loss. The CD and Digital versions contain 3 bonus tracks, reworks of classic pieces "Deadbeat" and "Worlds Apart" and "I Am Without Rule (Sum Sine Regno)", recorded December 2018, and while sound wise it harks back to the "Vita Arkivet" album, thematically it is more akin to "Departed", lending it's title from the medieval mortality motif of "The Wheel of Fortune" which became very popular after the great plague. CD Edition of 600 copies in 4 panels Digipak. 9 Tracks. Running Time 70:04

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