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24 November 2015
Swallow The Sun: "Songs from the North I, II & III" enters Finnish and German charts; European tour start!
Swallow The Sun:  "Songs from the North I, II & III" enters Finnish and German charts; European tour start!
Century Media is proud to announce the entry of SWALLOW THE SUN's brilliant new triple album "Songs from the North I, II & III" on position #7 in the Finnish music charts and their highest German chart entry ever on position #52!

"Songs from the North I, II & III" was received with massive media acclaim. Here are some first results:

Legacy (DE) ranked #1 out of 46
Metal Hammer (DE) ranked #2 out of 30
Aardshock (NL) ranked #2 out of 31
Rock Hard (DE) ranked #3 out of 48

"Nothing else seems appropriate for a perfectly-crafted extreme metal release than a perfect score. This really is a masterpiece and deserving of the highest accolades possible. Utterly breathtaking." - 10/10 points / Powerplay (UK)

"Songs from the North is a stunning, near-flawless achievement and the perfect soundtrack for bleak winters, both real and ethereal." - 9/10 points / Metal Hammer (UK)

All physical formats of "Songs from the North I, II & III" as well as shirt bundles can be purchased here:

Or get the digital version at one of the following outlets:

For a preview of the triple album, check out the previously released singles:

"Rooms and Shadows" (taken from "Songs from the North I") youtu.be
"Abandoned by the Light" (taken from "Songs from the North pt. III") smarturl.it/ABTLvideo
"Pray for the Winds to Come" (taken from "Songs from the North pt. II") youtu.be
"Heartstrings Shattering" (taken from "Songs from the North pt. I") youtu.be

In continued support of "Songs from the North I, II & III", SWALLOW THE SUN will perform their signature brand of gloom, beauty, and despair live throughout Europe on headlining dates beginning this week. They will be accompanied by fellow countrymen Wolfheart. Complete list of dates below.

26.11. Berlin, K17, DE
27.11. Hamburg, Headcrash, DE
28.11. Rotterdam, Baroeg, NL
29.11. Apeldoorn, Gigant, NL
30.11. Paris, Glazart, FR
02.12. Lissabon, RCA Club, PT
03.12. Porto, Hard Club, PT
04.12. Valencia, Rock City, ES
05.12. Barcelona, Apolo 2, ES
06.12. Madrid, Caracol, ES
08.12. Montpellier, Secret Place, FR
09.12. Pratteln, Z7, CH
10.12. Brescia, Circolo Colony, IT
11.12. Ljbubljana, Orto Bar, SL
12.12. Budapest, Durer Kert, HU
13.12. Kosice, Colosseum Club, SK
14.12. Krakau, Club Rotunda, PL
15.12. Vienna, Viper Room, AT
16.12. München, Backstage, DE
17.12. Weinheim, Café Centraal, DE
18.12. Vosselaar, Biebob, BE
19.12. Bochum, Matrix, DE

Juha Raivio - guitar
Markus Jämsen - guitar
Mikko Kotamäki - vocals
Matti Honkonen -bass
Aleksi Munter - keys
Juuso Raatikainen - drums