REDEMPTION: 'The Fullness Of Time' Track Listing Revealed

January 24, 2005

REDEMPTION's primary songwriter and guitarist/keyboardist Nicolas van Dyk has issued the following update on the group's much-anticipated sophomore album, tentatively titled "The Fullness of Time" (featuring FATES WARNING frontman Ray Alder):

"The cover art is completed and will be up here shortly. We worked again with Travis Smith and he came up with something really cool once again.

"We are tentatively scheduled for a June release in the U.S. and are working out details for the rest of the world.

"The track list is as follows:

01. Threads (5:43)
02. Parker's Eyes (6:15)
03. Scarred (7:56)
04. Sapphire (15:55)
The Fullness of Time:
05. Rage (5:01)
06. Despair (3:20)
07. Release (5:16)
08. Transcendence (7:59)

"'The Fullness of Time' is another 'suite' of sorts, but this whole CD is more song-oriented than the previous CD, so each of the four pieces stands alone as an individual song. It is less thematically connected than the 'Desperation' suite from the self-titled CD, although there are common compositional threads, particularly at the end of 'Transcendence' which combines some of the vocal melodies from the preceding pieces. At any rate, it plays like four songs rather than a 20+ minute beast. Much more digestible that way."

As previously reported, Alder was a guest musician for one track on REDEMPTION's self-titled debut (released on Sensory in 2003),and he joined the group on-stage at Atlanta's ProgPower festival in September of that year to perform this song. Alder and van Dyk also collaborated previously on a track on the first ENGINE CD.

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