Friday, July 1, 2022

Feurschwanz cover Ed Sheeran track ‘I See Fire’ in new video

Ed Sheeran isn’t the first person you would think of if I told you that German folk/power metal fusion band Feurschwanz released a cover. But I present to you the video for ‘I See Fire’, originally by Ed Sheeran:

Of course, this is appropriate for the Feaurschwanz style the original was featured in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy. ‘I See Fire’ is part of a bonus covers album, which also features covers of tracks by Rammstein and more, entitled Die Sieben Todsünden. This is a bonus disc as part of the deluxe version of original album Das Elfte Gebot – released June 26th.

The commented:

“When we were brainstorming which songs we’d choose fo our covers album Die Sieben Todsünden, this song was so close to our hearts, the dragon fans and middle-earth nerds that we are. The original version still makes us shiver and can’t really be topped, so we used powerful guitars, folky bagpipes and epic fiddles. It’s a song about unity while facing destruction war and death and also marks our first song in English…The video was shot in the mystic southwest of England at the coast of Cornwall where Hauptmann, Hodi and Mieze Musch-Musch went last fall.”

Das Elfe Gebot will be released in the following formats:

 -Limited Deluxe Box (2CD Media Book incl. covers album Die Sieben Todsünden, poster flag, drinking horn & leather holster, signed photo cards)
– Jewel Case
– 2CD Mediabook (incl. covers album Die Sieben Todsünden)
– Golden Vinyl (limited to 100 pcs)
– Black Vinyl

Das Elfte Gebot – Tracklist
01. Meister der Minne
02. Metfest
03. Das elfte Gebot
04. Kampfzwerg
05. Im Bauch des Wals
06. Mission Eskalation
07. Schildmaid
08. Malleus Maleficarum
09. Lords Of Powermet
10. Totentanz
11. Unter dem Drachenbanner

Die Sieben Todsünden (bonus covers album) – Tracklist
01. Ding (Seed)
02. Hier kommt Alex (Die Toten Hosen)
03. Amen & Attack (Powerwolf)
04. I See Fire (Ed Sheeran)
05. Gott mit uns (Sabaton)
06. Limit (Deichkind)
07. Engel (Rammstein)

Neale McGeever
RAMzine Senior Contributor - I'm an entertainment writer ('journalist') from the North East. My favourite bands include Slipknot, Nirvana and Ninja Sex Party... I've freelanced for the likes of Kerrang!,Closer, Front, ZOO, and many others! I'm also big in to movies, video games, live comedy and ...beer!

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