Motorpsycho: Kingdom of Oblivion (2LP/CD)
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The clear edition is now sold out.
The clear edition is limited to one copy for each customer.
There are two vinyl editions; 180g black and 180g limited clear.
One would think that after the “Gullvåg Trilogy” - two double and a single album in a mere three years - this ultra productive trio might be in need of a break of sorts... but on the other hand, riding a golden wave like never before in their 30+ year existence, why stop now? Especially when constantly upping their own quality standards.
The bulk of the album was recorded in France back before the pandemic, but was added to, expanded, tweaked and eventually finished last year. The initial idea was to collect big riffs on one album and do a pure hard rock record, but the objective changed along the way as they rediscovered their folkish bent and how this lighter touch gave it all a nice contrast. That said, the main musical thrust is pretty full-on, even by Motorpsycho standards.
Kingdom of Oblivion was mixed by Andrew Scheps and produced by Bent Sæther.
Reine Fiske guests on several tracks.
Cover art is by Sverre Malling and cover design is by Håvard Gjelseth.