Seether – Releases “Vicennial – 2 Decades Of Seether”
Seether Releases Vicennial – 2 Decades Of SeetherToday
A Career-Spanning Compilation Of The Platinum-Selling Band’s Greatest Hits
One-Time Moment House Concert Livestream On Nov 11
“One of South Africa’s most successful musical exports, Seether rode the wave of post-grunge bands that blended alternative and metallic influences to establish themselves as a creative force to be reckoned with, both on stage and in the studio.” –Loudwire
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Oct 15, 2021— Out today, Seether’salbum Vicennial – 2 Decades of Seethertells the remarkable story of the South African quartet’s career and chart-topping success. The 20 songs on this compilation have amassed 16 #1 chart positionsand all are Top 5 multi-format radio hits. This collection is an audio summary of the first 20 years ofBillboard’s #8 All-Time Mainstream Rock Artist, which covers the 40-year history of the chart’s existence. The album, released today via Craft Recordings, was carefully curated by frontman Shaun Morgan and highlights tracks from his band’s eight full-length albums — including early breakthrough singles “Broken” and “Fine Again”; the recent #1 on both the Rock and Active Rock charts,“Dangerous”; as well as their fan favorite cover of Wham’s “Careless Whisper.”
Known for their dedication to their fans, Seether selected fan submitted artwork for the album cover. Vicennial – 2 Decades of Seetheris now available here digitally and on CD. A Seether.comexclusive 1,500-unit limited-edition custom mixed opaque purple 2-LP vinyl can be pre-ordered now for its January 7 release date. On October 7, to celebrate the album’s release, the band performed all 20 tracks live one time only at Ace of Spades in Sacramento, CA. This event was an Aftershock After Party for the opening night of the sold-out Aftershock Festival,where the band performed along with Metallica, Rancidand others.
Since Seether aren’t able to tour outside of the US right now, they wanted to find another way to bring this special show to their fans around the world. On November 11, the band is hosting a special Vicennial – Live Onlineevent through a partnership with the premium digital live platform Moment House.There will be shows at6pm PST, 6pm GMT and 6pm JSTwhere fans are able to vote for that time zone’s 10-song set. Additionally, the band will be appearing live for Q&A sessions and virtual meet and greets. Tickets for Vicennial – Live Online, as well as bundles that include merch and an exclusive 500 unit limited edition custom mixed opaque pink color 2-LP vinyl of Vicennial, are on sale now atSeether.com.
Reflecting on the band’s career, singer Shaun Morgan says, “Twenty years is a major milestone for us; we’ve been on an amazing ride – alongside our fans – and we plan to continue that journey. Putting Vicennial together gave us a chance to look back on our body of work over the years, and to rediscover some of our older songs during the pandemic that brought us all to a standstill. We hope that everyone enjoys the compilation as much as we do now, after this historic lockdown, and we look forward to seeing our fans again at live shows in the future.”
Recently Seether was the newest addition to the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame’s popular “Right Here Right Now” exhibit, joining other luminaries in the exhibit including Billie Eilish, Lady Gaga, Harry Styles, Alabama Shakes, Taylor Swift, The Lumineers, Kacey Musgraves andThe Weeknd.
Vicennial – 2 Decades of Seether features the following tracks:
1. Fake It
3. Fine Again
5. Words As Weapons
6. Country Song
7. Let You Down
8. Rise Above This
11. Nobody Praying for Me
12. Careless Whisper
15. Betray and Degrade
17. Same Damn Life
18. The Gift
19. Driven Under
Photo Credit: Jordan Kirby
Since forming in Pretoria, South Africa in 1999, Seether has amassed a global fan base that has grown organically, offering their fans around the world camaraderie, comfort, and a sense of personal power. Their impressive sales and chart history includes three platinum and two gold albums, 17 #1 singles, 21 Top 5 multi-format hits, single sales topping 17 millionand over 2 billion streams world-wide across all platforms. Seether is Billboard’s #8 All-Time Mainstream Rock Artist,which covers the 40-year history of the chart’s existence. Their most recent album — their eighth — the acclaimed Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum(If You Want Peace, Prepare for War),was released in 2020 via Fantasy Records. A primal mix of euphoria and misery, the album’s material ranks among the strongest of Seether’s illustrious career and includes the #1 singles “Dangerous”and “Bruised and Bloodied.” In addition to its work in music, Seether are also creators of the Rise Above Fest to raise awareness for suicide prevention and mental illness. Seether is: Shaun Morgan, Dale Stewart, John Humphrey and Corey Lowery.
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Craft Recordings is home to one of the largest and most essential collections of master recordings and compositions in the world. Its storied repertoire includes landmark releases from icons such as Joan Baez, John Coltrane, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Celia Cruz, Miles Davis, Isaac Hayes, John Lee Hooker, Little Richard, R.E.M., Joan Sebastian, andTraveling Wilburys.Plus, the catalog recordings of celebrated contemporary acts including A Day to Remember, Evanescence, Alison Krauss, Nine Inch Nails, Taking Back Sundayand Violent Femmes, to name just a few. Renowned imprints with catalogs issued under the Craft banner include Fania, Fantasy, Fearless, Musart, Nitro, Panart, Prestige, Riverside, Rounder, Specialty, Stax, Vanguard, Varèse Sarabande, Vee-Jay and Victory, among many others. Craft creates thoughtfully curated packages, with a meticulous devotion to quality and a commitment to preservation — ensuring that these recordings endure for new generations to discover. Craft is also home to the Billie Holiday and Tammy Wynette estates which preserve and protect their respective names, likeness and music through day-to-day legacy management of these cultural trailblazers.