DESPAIRATION Hard At Work On 'Music For The Night'

June 11, 2003

German ambient/gothic metallers DESPAIRATION are hard at work on their fourth full-length album, "Music For The Night", tentatively due in October/November through the Dutch label DVS Records.

The complete track listing for the album is as follows:

01. Music For The Night
02. Drift
03. Phantastronaut
04. River Of Perdition
05. Underground Poetry
06. Madrigal
07. L'avion Ivre
08. Asteroid YB5
09. Firebird
10. Moondrawn Awakening
11. Proteus
12. Zeitgeist
13. April Mourning
14. Song Of The Nightingale
15. Nuit En Enfer
16. Colourado Mindtrip
17. Space Sound Park
18. Penelope

With regards to the album's musical direction, the band write on their official web site, "After the preceding releases being a kind of unique, progressive gothic rock/metal, we announce even more innovation and surprises in the musical way this time. Also regarding the concept the we haven't been lazy and worked out 18 new songs which tell the story of a spiritual journey through one initial night and take influences from well-known authors like James Joyce, Arthur Rimbaud and William Blake."

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