The upcoming 5th album from Lunatic Soul, a solo project of Mariusz Duda (Riverside).
Scheduled for a September 2017 release, it promises to bring the project in a more electronic direction, but also featuring a symphonic orchestra.
Mariusz Duda comments:
“Lunatic Soul has changed and if I were to describe this music, I’d call it dark melancholic trance with more electronics and more powerful sounds. But there will also be some lyrical fragments, and a couple of tracks will feature a symphonic orchestra I have worked with for the first time in my career. The new Lunatic Soul album will be brave, rich and musically very intense, a beginning of a new style rather than a continuation of the previous releases. I am under the impression that all my music experiences have led me to this place and that it will be one of the best albums I have ever made.
…although I’m still a conscious prisoner of my own aesthetic, this time you can really hear some differences. My soul and body demanded that I settle accounts with the recent past, piece together what had been scattered, glue up the broken bits, stitch up the tears. Tell a story of how it felt when everything shattered into smithereens.”
The first two songs on YouTube sound interesting! It’s a bit of a pity that the storyline of the first three albums (“Lunatic Soul”, “Lunatic Soul II” and “Impressions”) doesn’t seem to get continued here. (Not quite sure if “Walking on a Flashlight Beam” was a prequel to that trilogy or not, either.)
This guy is always good.