KAMELOT‘s long-awaited new studio album will lastly be launched in early 2023. Among the many working songtitles set to look on the follow-up to 2018’s “The Shadow Principle” are “Bloodmoon”, “Eventide”, “Awakening”, “Midsummer’s Eve”, “The Nice Divide”, “Opus Of The Night time” and “Pantheon”. The paintings for the brand new LP shall be helmed by Giannis Nakos.
In a 2020 interview with The Steel Mixtape, KAMELOT‘s Thomas Youngblood spoke in regards to the songwriting method for the band’s subsequent album. Expressing the necessity to create one thing engagingly acquainted but altogether distinctive, the guitarist stated: “Clearly, there is a steadiness between making an album that followers count on however then doing issues barely completely different so you are not repeating your self. And we’re fairly good at that, I feel. The workforce that I’ve with me are actually good at going, ‘Hey, we have type of performed this. Let’s do one thing completely different.’
“Relating to music, particularly steel, individuals count on a sure factor,” he continued. “So we at all times attempt to have this kind of DNA with every file, but in addition type of make them completely different. This new album is gonna have that very same type of method — we now have a number of completely different, new type of components or influences, however then there’s gonna be stuff that individuals actually count on and that they are, like, ‘Okay, that is KAMELOT.’ So it is a bit of little bit of a steadiness. You do not wanna be redundant. That is positively not our aim. We wanna have each file be completely different.”
In October 2020, Youngblood advised the “Rockum” radio present that he and his bandmates had “just about narrowed it all the way down to 12 songs” that might be recorded for KAMELOT‘s new album. “We’re gonna be working with Sascha Paeth once more on manufacturing,” he stated. “And we’re very excited.”
In August 2020, Youngblood advised A&P Reacts that KAMELOT had 25 songs to select…
KAMELOT To Launch New Studio Album In Early 2023