SONATA ARCTICA to release re-recorded ‘Ecliptica’ 15th anniversary edition

Finnish melodic-metallers Sonata Artica are set to release a re-record of ‘Ecliptica’ to celebrate the albums 15th anniversary.

Henrik “Henkka” Klingenberg comments: “When it first was suggested to us by our Japanese label that we’d re-record our debut album ‘Ecliptica’, it felt a bit weird, but somehow the idea grew on us. Being that only Tony and Tommy played on the original one, we thought that it would be a fun thing to do, to give these great songs another run. We’re definitely not trying to re-write history, the original ‘Ecliptica’ is the starting point of this band and a very special album with a certain feel of innocence and enthusiasm which cannot be recreated as such since we’re not teenagers anymore. Having said that, this new version is more of a tribute and an update on how these songs sound when played by our current line-up. We wanted to stay true to the original album as much as possible and not turn this into some weird re-arranged project where you couldn’t tell which song was being played. So here it is, the 15th anniversary version of ‘Ecliptica’. Hope you enjoy it, we certainly had a good time digging into these songs and laying down the tracks.”

The re-record was recorded whilst the band were touring most recent album ‘Pariah’s Child’. This new version will be released on October 27th under the banner ‘Ecliptica – Revisited; 15th Anniversary Edition’ on Nuclear Blast.

Track Listing:

01. Blank File
02. My Land
03. 8th Commandment
04. Replica
05. Kingdom For A Heart
06. Fullmoon
07. Letter To Dana
08. UnOpened
09. Picturing The Past
10. Destruction Preventer
Bonus:
11. I Can’t Dance (Genesis cover)

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