Liturgy have shared the choral piece “Angel of Sovereignty” forward of their upcoming double album 93696, out March twenty fourth.
Outwardly, a two-minute tune that’s virtually completely the sound of a kids’s choir looks as if a weird alternative for a single. However Liturgy have been identified to throw a curveball, and the monitor epitomizes the mission’s uncompromising nature.
There are not any conventional rock devices; neither is there something remotely metallic concerning the piece. Nevertheless, the identical compositional complexities that run by way of Liturgy’s “heavier” choices, if you’ll, are nonetheless at work right here. The association of the vocal melodies is unconventional and beguiling — a take a look at for listeners each in its choir-only format and composition.
As a teaser for 93696, the monitor has successfully eradicated all expectations as to what band mastermind Ravenna Hunt-Hendrix and firm have in retailer. The double album’s numerical title is “derived from the religions of Christianity and Thelema, a numerological illustration of heaven, or a brand new eon for civilization.” Composed by Hunt-Hendrix, 93696 is an “exploration of eschatological chance divided by the 4 “legal guidelines” that govern her personal interpretation of heaven, “Haelegen”: Sovereignty, Hierarchy, Emancipation, and Individuation,” in accordance with the document label’s press launch.
Hunt-Hendrix has been on the heart of Liturgy since its inception, usually joined by a revolving-door lineup of musicians who can obtain her musical imaginative and prescient. Right here, the ensemble is accomplished by guitarist Mario Miron, bassist Tia Vincent-Clark, and drummer Leo Didkovsky.
93696 could be pre-ordered by way of Thrill Jockey. Under you’ll be able to stream “Angel of Sovereignty.”