Maenpaa and hahto recorded demo versions of winter madness, beyond the dark sun. I am the mist in the morning i am the moss in the ground you are the light that cuts through the stone i am the worms in the dirt i am the branches. Its a continuation of one mans pilgrimage through the natural world, time. A band continually threatened to be swallowed by the weight of expectations, wintersun should further stave off criticism and fan frustration with the forest seasons. For those of you who are late to the party, wintersun has been spending their fair share of time in the news due to vocalistguitarist jari maenpaas insistence that he cant finish the longawaited followup to time i without. It is however different than time i with it focuses more on the riffs rather than on the melodies. The four seasons can be open to such fruitful depictions and fantastic musical avenues, but wintersun manages only to produce a small handful of these. Big thanks guys for an incredible album launch wintersun all albums. Wintersun the forest seasons vinyl lp amoeba music. The forest seasons instrumental loneliness winter acoustic wintersun live at tuska 20. Next week well release the album tracklist and everything will become very clear to you. With only 4 tracks on the album, but all of them clocking in at 12 to 14 minutes each, bringing the album to 54 minutes, the amount of detail and listening concentration needed for it is at an alltime.
The forest package is completely digital and was offered via an indiegogo crowdfunding campaign that ran from march 1st to april 30th, 2017. The shorter summer and winter tracks have the greatest impact, while the longer, more involved, autumn and spring dont. Things get decidedly more intense not that it hasnt been to this point on the third epic, eternal darkness autumn. The band cited antonio vivaldis violin concerto the four seasons as an inspiration for the album title. Wintersun is a finnish heavy metal band from helsinki. Riff heavy chorus based sad beautiful black folky metal. Sadly, the answer is that the forest seasons is the worst wintersun album to date. Wintersun the forest seasons skull fracturing metal. Box set limited edition cd album cd album all media limited edition digibook2x, vinyl lp, album, picture disc cd album digipak2x, vinyl lp, album, limited edition green anniversary country. Wintersun the forest seasons encyclopaedia metallum. The forest seasons is the third studio album by finnish heavy metal band wintersun. Gone completely are the rich guitar melodies of the ensiferum days and the eponymous wintersun debut and with them the dynamic and succinct songwriting that accompanied them.
Ysee, the forest seasons is, to put it lightly, boring as shit. There are a few neat things about it, and like always, jari is at his best when hes just throwing caution to the wind and being as huge and grandiose as he possibly can, but the problem is that there are startlingly few moments like that to. Wintersuns forest seasons on 2cd digibook estimated delivery in 23 weeks. I still however enjoy listening to this album very much.
Wintersun the forest that weeps summer lyrics genius. The meticulous ways in which different orchestral elements are added or removed to these songs. And if youre not a fan, you might like it anyway, because it has lot of variety and new dimensions to our sound and style. The overall arrangements provided in the forest seasons has again demonstrated that wintersun are the masters at creating a fully immersive wall of sound that is not only quick to enrapture listeners, but also maintain their unwavering interest. Wintersun about the forest seasons album this album is.
Everybody already has their opinion over the whole crowdfunding campaign, not releasing time ii, and jaris behavior, but at the end of the day does the forest seasons make you want. In the case of the forest seasons the win concluded with one run. The forest seasons, though, has plenty of oomph in the bass and drums, lots of edge in the guitars, and a wonderful brightness in the keys and orchestration. As a whole, the forest seasons has glimpses of wintersun of old, although not the most technically advanced album of the band. All of these can somehow be heard simultaneously without outdoing each other, which i feel was a major failure at times on time i. Its interesting that autumn does seem to represent death while the final track loneliness winter has a peace to it. Wintersun the forest seasons formats trailer streaming. Finnish bashers, wintersun, will release their new album, the forest seasons, on july 21st via nuclear blast. Winter loneliness sounds as if it was taken directly off of time i. So, after cutting a deal with nuclear blast records, wintersun created an entirely new album called the forest seasons to fund the creation of a.
Jul 21, 2017 wintersun the forest seasons released. The forest seasons isolated tracks the forest seasons instrumental loneliness winter acoustic wintersun live at tuska 20 time i 1. The forest seasons takes us through various assortments of musical arrangements and emotions, the quality of wintersun has not dissipated. Like time i before it, two songs stick out and the rest dont. The forest seasons by wintersun album, melodic death metal. The forest seasons by wintersun, released 21 july 2017 1. The four songs named after the seasons average minutes long, and each carries its own flavour. Jul 19, 2017 so, after cutting a deal with nuclear blast records, wintersun created an entirely new album called the forest seasons to fund the creation of a megastudio that will be used to finish time ii. There are a few neat things about it, and like always, jari is at his best when hes just throwing caution to the wind and being as huge and grandiose as he possibly can, but the problem is that there are startlingly few moments like that to be found here. And so the climax of wintersuns controversy is finally upon us. Jul 19, 2017 the forest seasons carries the same victorious torch that jari lit with the first two wintersun albums. The dramatic vocal style may be a turn off to some, but it does go with the notion of a lonely, cold winter.
Aug 23, 2018 the forest seasons continues the melodic death metal genre with interconnected lyrics and themes throughout the album. Aug 21, 2017 mix wintersun the forest seasons official full album youtube. The degree of detail and matter the album contains is simply immense, allowing wintersun to. Whenever i hear the forest seasons, i dont hear the sound of fresh ground being broken. Finnish melodic metal band wintersun began a new adventure on march 1, 2017 to crowdfund a new studio and deliver a new album entitled the forest seasons. Get it today with same day delivery, order pickup or drive up. Jul 19, 2017 the forest seasons takes us through various assortments of musical arrangements and emotions, the quality of wintersun has not dissipated. Wintersun loneliness winter official lyric video youtube.
Listen free to wintersun the forest seasons awaken from the dark slumber spring, the forest that weeps summer and more. Interestingly, its a heavier and less flowery affair than, for example, time i indeed, the forest that weeps summer even enters primordialesque territories. This album strikes me as very complete and very well. Reaching their goals, the forest seasons hits the public via nuclear blast records on july 21, 2017. Wintersun the forest package encyclopaedia metallum. I understand that in an environment as volatile, unpredictable and fastpaced as the music industry, very little ever runs smoothly. Time i featured the bands longest song to date, and its.
The forest seasons album was something that i could do with my current resources, but it doesnt take anything away how great the album is. It is truly a masterpiece of musical art and compositions. Jul 20, 2017 ysee, the forest seasons is, to put it lightly, boring as shit. Jul 21, 2017 in the case of the forest seasonsthe win concluded with one run. Wintersun the forest seasons official full album youtube. Those expecting maenpaa to answer their pleas of abating some of time is orchestralplugincentered composition with the forest seasons are in for a sore disappointment. Loneliness winter wintersun the forest seasons the 3rd new full length album from wintersun. However, the forest seasons is actually an accomplished piece of work. Jul, 2017 the forest seasons, though, has plenty of oomph in the bass and drums, lots of edge in the guitars, and a wonderful brightness in the keys and orchestration. I dont hear an exciting new aural adventure of both aggression and.
The final lyric video from the forest seasons album. Sons of winter and stars from the last show of our north american forest. Wintersun the forest seasons progressive music planet. The forest seasons continues the melodic death metal genre with interconnected lyrics and themes throughout the album. Wintersun time time i live rehearsals at sonic pump studios remaster. A sad song of winter and the howling wind visions of the past in the haunting dreams under the dead sky, under the withered trees the night falls upon the forest that weeps father of shadows that forever sleeps in the dark rain the grey mountains sing a sad song of winter and the howling wind visions of the past in the haunting dreams. Mix wintersun the forest seasons official full album youtube. You can make a reservation for this product and pick it up from the nearest record shop x. Jul 20, 2017 however, the forest seasons is actually an accomplished piece of work. Wintersun the forest seasons nuclear blast dead rhetoric. Website facebook twitter every once and awhile in your life, youre going to come across things so extraordinarily. It has everything you would expect from a wintersun album, that we can promise you. In the case of the forest seasonsthe win concluded with one run. The forest seasons album master files download wav 24bit 44,1khz the forest seasons album instrumental.
Thats right folks, well leave you pondering a bit what this name means. Wintersun the forest seasons lyrics and tracklist genius. Wintersun the forest seasons 2017, box set discogs. The forest seasons carries the same victorious torch that jari lit with the first two wintersun albums. Jul 21, 2017 finnish melodic metal band wintersun began a new adventure on march 1, 2017 to crowdfund a new studio and deliver a new album entitled the forest seasons. The forest seasons by wintersun info and shop at nuclear. Our new album the forest seasons now available directly from us.1189 125 479 1150 160 905 627 1293 1369 518 1277 40 506 197 311 524 72 1540 1525 1304 1255 1198 1138 1144 1081 44 846 414 305 1339 337 836 526 381 762 1155