Latest news: Tue, Jan 28 2014, OLD SILVER KEY
Latest release: "Tales of Wanderings"
Release date: Fri, Sep 16 2011, US Tue, Sep 27 2011
OLD SILVER KEY, the collaborative project between members of DRUDKH and ALCEST main-man Neige, are streaming their debut album, 'Tales of Wanderings'. You can listen to it on YouTube.
Previously, OLD SILVER KEY offered the album track "Cold Spring" as a free download at the band's Bandcamp page. The song is taken from 'Tales of Wanderings', the band's debut and only release to date. Here are the cover artwork and track listing:
OLD SILVER KEY released a music video for the track "Burnt Letters" to support the album. This animated gem, directed and produced by LES DISCRETS leader Fursy Teyssier (GHOST BRIGADE, THE VISION BLEAK, SOPHIE LANCASTER) can be viewed on YouTube.
Here is the OLD SILVER KEY that opens the door into a world of witches, cunning foxes, talking wolves, where a poor farmer's boy wins the hand of a princess while the prince sulks as a frog. "Tales of Wanderings" take you into the fairy tale world of childhood and logs burning in the fireplace. Yet there is often a twist darker than the stories of the Brothers Grimm to these songs. This comes as no surprise as the mastermind behind the musical tales is Roman Sayenko of DRUDKH. Having explored more progressive ways on their latest output "Handful of Stars" (2010), Roman decided it was time to go even further, but in a new project. In ALCEST singer Neige, the Ukrainian found the perfect collaborator and the OLD SILVER KEY was born. All members of Drudkh gladly joined in the making of "Tales of Wanderings" that only offers a murky glimpse of the Black Metal roots and turns to something warmer and lighter without losing the raw earthen spirit, which the band reluctantly calls Post Rock to give their brainchild a name. Yet OLD SILVER KEY offers something more, which is hard to describe, but takes you on a mental journey full of amazement and wonder. Close your eyes, listen carefully and discover a new side to the Ukrainians!
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