The fourth full-length album from Minneriket “Anima Sola”, was created because we need to talk about the darkness. The previous two full-length Minneriket releases were lyrically thoughtful and introverted; “Anima Sola” instead speaks directly and frankly to the listener, offering an intimate look into the timeless melancholy that drives Minneriket. This album speaks of solitude and ineptitude, loss and yearning; humorless Black Metal with music and lyrics equally painful and raw. This album is a fist to the face, the sonic equivalent of an open wound.
Pre-orders are now open.
The album is available at https://minneriket.bandcamp.com/album/anima-sola
The title and artwork are based on the catholic imagery of the lonely spirit burning in purgatory. The soul which is burning forever, but is never entirely consumed by the flames. It’s the war between spirits and matter, and fire as both a destructive force of nature and the kindle in your heart.
“Anima Sola” sees official release on January 2, 2018 and is available in CD and digital formats; tracklisting is as follows:
1. Tro, håp og kjærlighet
2. An all too human heart
3. When life gets sick the dead grow strong
4. I am the Serpent Son
5. Between infinity and melancholy
6. Det lyset jeg ikke kan se
7. Sorger er tyngst i solskinn
8. Alle hjerter banker ei
9. Smerte, skjønnhet og Satan
10. Time for Suicide
Artwork by Anna Marine
Mastering by Steve Nagasaki at Nagasaki Sound