LEPROUS – Launch special new video for ‘Nighttime Disguise’ / ‘Aphelion’ album out now
LEPROUS – Launch special new video for “Nighttime Disguise”; “Aphelion” album out now
Norwegian Rock outfit LEPROUS are releasing their highly anticipated 7th studio album “Aphelion” today worldwide via InsideOutMusic,
LEPROUS checked in with the following comment about the release:
“Finally, we are happy to see “Aphelion” be released all over the world and share its full content with all of you. It’s an album with lots of interesting, unique stories behind the making and production of each song, being recorded in 3 different studios, over a longer time than usually…”
Following up on 2019’s highly acclaimed “Pitfalls” album, LEPROUS recorded “Aphelion” throughout the last year at three different studios: Ghost Ward Studios in Sweden, Ocean Sound Recordings in Norway and Cederberg Studios in Norway. The album was once again mixed by Adam Noble (Placebo, Biffy Clyro, Nothing But Thieves, etc.), mastered by Robin Schmidt (The 1975, Placebo, The Gaslight Anthem, etc.) and its front cover artwork was designed by Elena Sihida, based on photography by Øystein Aspelund.
To further promote the album’s launch, LEPROUS are also debuting a video-clip directed by Elena Sihida for the album’s special closing track “Nighttime Disguise” today here: https://youtu.be/hOMSRmfcvag
The music video for “Nighttime Disguise” is based on footage filmed and produced by the company Munin Live as part of the livestream project “Let’s write a song together”, which took place on January 2021 and for which the band was under the sights of video cameras 24/7 at the studio Ocean Sound Recordings to write this composition based on the vote of their fans.
LEPROUS further comment as follows about this unique project:
“’Nighttime Disguise’ started as an experiment, where we let the fans join us virtually in the studio, and being able to vote for different parameters to write a song: Time signature(s), key(s), what kind of instruments, vocal style(s) and range, lyrical content etc. Our original plan was to have the result as a bonus track, but we ended up so happy with it that we couldn’t let it pass. Sometimes certain limitations force you to think differently and push you to new and more creative directions! This video shows a lot from the week of the songwriting, arrangement and production of ‘Nighttime Disguise’”.
Make sure to also check out the other videos released for “Aphelion” so far:
Next to the Jewelcase CD and Digital Album versions, “Aphelion” is also available as limited edition Mediabook CD (with expanded booklet) and as Gatefold 2LP+CD with two bonus tracks:
11. A Prophecy To Trust (02:59) and 12. Acquired Taste (Live 2021) (09:09).
The album’s 180g 2LP vinyl version, which comes in Gatefold packaging and with the entire album on CD as bonus, is available in the following variants and limited editions:
Black 2LP+CD – Unlimited
Ultra Clear 2LP+CD – 500x copies via IOM Webshop & CM Distro
Bright Gold 2LP+CD – 200x copies via JPC
Transparent Light Blue 2LP+CD – 200x copies via EMP
Creamy White 2LP+CD – 400x copies via O-Merch
Deep Blood Red 2LP+CD – 200x copies via Band
You can order “Aphelion” in its various formats here: