Paradise Lost have announced that they’ll release their new studio album later this year.
The follow-up to 2017’s Medusa is titled Obsidian and it’ll launch through Nuclear Blast on May 15.
Frontman Nick Holmes says: “One of the most eclectic albums we have done in some time. We have miserable songs, sad songs, slow songs and faster songs. Did I mention miserable?”
Paradise Lost have marked the news by revealing a snippet of their new track Darker Thoughts, which can be listened to below.
Obsidian is said to “eschew its immediate predecessors’ gruesome, myopic approach in favour of a richer and more dynamic deluge of black shades.
“From the deceptive elegance and dual atmospheres of opener Darker Thoughts through to the crushing, baroque doom of war-torn closer Ravenghast, Obsidian reveals a band in masterful control of a broad array of vital ideas.
“Most noticeably, the record boasts several songs that draw heavily from the much-loved, Kohl-encrusted days of 80s gothic rock – in particular, newly-minted Paradise Lost anthem Ghosts is a guaranteed dance floor-filler at any discerning goth nightclub.”
Obsidian is now available to pre-order. Find details below.
Paradise Lost: Obsidian
1. Darker Thoughts
2. Fall From Grace
4. The Devil Embraced
7. Ending Days
8. Hope Dies Young
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- Paradise Lost - Draconian Times - 25th Anniversary - Blue Vinyl - Sealed - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £34.99, $47.59, €39.19 (New Item) (arrived 03-Dec-2020 14:31)on March 2, 2021 at 5:46 pm
PARADISE LOST Draconian Times (Limited Edition 2020 UK/EU 25th Anniversary Edition 12-track 2-LP set pressed on Heavyweight Electric Blue Vinyl, the groups fifth studio album and featuring the 2011 remaster. Housed in a gatefold picture sleeve with printed inner, which remains factory sealed in the hype-stickered shrink)
- Paradise Lost - Seals The Sense - UK - 12" vinyl - £25.00, $34.00, €28.00 (New Item) (arrived 30-Nov-2020 16:50)on March 2, 2021 at 5:46 pm
PARADISE LOST Seals The Sense (1994 UK Music For Nations 4-track 12" vinyl single, includes Embers Fire, Sweetness, True Belief and Your Hand In Mine [Live], lightly textured picture sleeve & picture inner. The sleeve shows minimal wear whilst the vinyl has only light evidence of play 12KUT157)
- Paradise Lost - Erased - UK - CD single - £6.99, $9.51, €7.83 (New Item) (arrived 23-Nov-2020 14:35)on March 2, 2021 at 5:46 pm
PARADISE LOST Erased (2003 UK 6-track limited edition enhanced CD including Director's Cut CD-Rom video and Making Of Erased, digipak picture sleeve)
- Paradise Lost - Say Just Words - UK - 2-CD single set - £9.99, $13.59, €11.19 (New Item) (arrived 23-Nov-2020 14:34)on March 2, 2021 at 5:46 pm
PARADISE LOST Say Just Words (1997 UK 4-track 2-part CD set, with both discs containing the Edit and Album Versions of the lead track and four other tracks, individual picture sleeves CDXKUT/CDKUT174)