"Dancer and the Moon" is the upcoming ninth (eighth original) studio album by the group Blackmore's Night, set to be released June 11, 2013 in North America and June 14, 2013 in Europe.
Vocalist Candice Night comments: “We find that the Dancer and The Moon is visually and emotionally representative of how we feel about our music. We have always had a very strong pull to the mystery of the Moon. Her magic, her power, her legend… She affects us so deeply that we have named many CDs after her and she is almost always represented in our songs. The dancer gives herself completely, unabashedly and whole heartedly moved by the intensity of the music she feels within her soul.”