The Awakening - Tales of Absolution and Obsoletion (CD) - Gothic Rock / Darkwave

The Awakening - Tales of Absolution and Obsoletion (CD) - Gothic Rock / Darkwave

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"A beautiful mix of ethereal dark romantic music to make angels and vampires alike weep for wanting."

"This band fiddles your emotions. Songs such as Ivory are breathtaking thanks to the classically theatrical romantics...the music is atmospheric, not overly hard...without becoming a direct copy of any iconic goth band (although the Awakening could almost be called as such themselves)."

In addition to running Rose Mortem, I'm also part of The Awakening, a beautifully dark music project that I'm honored to be a part of.

Tales of Absolution + Obsoletion is the band's 9th studio album, but the first one that I participated in. The CD sold here is brand new directly from the manufacturer and shrinkwrapped. It includes a full color booklet in jewel case. This is exactly the same product that our record label sends to the CD stores.

Track Listing:
Ivory (part 1+2)
Indian Summer Rain
Upon The Water
A Carnival of Souls
Nothing Like The Rain
Where The Shadow Goes
Prayer For The Song

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