ARKONA "From The Heart To The Sky" /CD/



The fourth full-length album by the Russian Folk Metal band.
It was released on October 31, 2007 through Sound Age Production and later was re-released through Napalm Records. “Ot Serdtsa K Nebu” displays Arkona’s trademark sound with a few new additions and surprises. Instrumentally, this album doesn’t differ too much from “Vo Slavo Velikim!”. Although it does have a more Progressive approach; all the trademark elements are still there. This album finds Akrona in a darker realm, which in previous albums they've only but stepped into. In places they seemed to have borrowed ideas from Doom Metal, while keeping the Pagan overtones set. Masha’s performance is nothing short of astounding. Her range is uncontested not only in Pagan Metal, but Metal alone and her aggressive side makes Angela Gossow look like Ashley Simpson. She would be unmistakable among ten thousand voices. She sings beautifully, vividly, and with unfaltering passion. She can sing soothing passages in Russian, which are just gorgeous. But she can also be ravenous with her harsh vocals where she can barely be recognized as the same person, or as being a woman.
Arkona are a truly remarkable band with character and insight. This album was difficult to digest at first, for all it eccentricities. But after you break it in, it's a great journey into dark Pagan realms. Another high quality album from Arkona!!
Sound Age Productions, 2007 (SAPCD 150). First press


Tracklist:
1. Покровы Небесного Старца 07:34
2. Гой, Купала!!! 03:42
3. От Сердца к Небу 05:06
4. Ой, Печаль-Тоска 05:33
5. Гутсулка 02:44
6. Стрела 06:16
7. Над пропастью лет 06:40
8. Славься, Русь! 04:00
9. Цигулар 03:45
10. Сва 06:31
11. Катится Коло 10:16
Total playing time: 01:02:07

Leave a review

Please login or register to review

Related Products

ARKONA “Revival” /CD/

Re-release of classic debut album 2004 from one of the most important Russian Folk Pagan Metal band. This album has great melodies and great atmosphere, and besides that are the musicians pretty good, knowing their instruments entirely and knowing how to put up some creativity so you want get hit b..

€4.90