A CONCERT FILM BY LASSE HOILE - FILMED AT THE ANCIENT ROMAN THEATRE OF PHILLIPPOPLIS WITH THE PLOVDIV PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
In May 2012 Anathema released Weather Systems, the most acclaimed and successful album of the band's celebrated career. The album scored high in numerous critics end of year polls around the world and cemented the band's reputation as one of the most exciting and progressive band around.
Following the release of the album the band embarked on a lengthy tour. The European leg opened with a triumphant one-off show at the ancient Roman theatre of Philippopolis with the Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra in September 2012. This incredible show was documented by acclaimed filmmaker Lasse Hoile (Steven Wilson, Porcupine Tree, Opeth, Dream Theater), the stunning results of which will be released as Universal.
Fans can relive the magic on September 23rd. The film is released as a four disc audio-visual set, capturing the magic of the evening on Blu-ray, DVD and two CD’s. This limited edition set features bonus audio content and footage of the band recorded at the Union Chapel in London. A two disc (CD & DVD) set and a Blu-ray edition will also be available.
Untouchable, Part 1
Untouchable, Part 2
The Storm Before the Calm
A Simple Mistake
The Beginning and the End
A Natural Disaster
One Last Goodbye
Emotional Winter / Wings of God
A NIGHT AT THE UNION CHAPEL
Thin Air *below
Angels Walk Among Us
A Natural Disaster
Pre-order for September 23rd release
* Standard and retail formats will be available closer to the release date.
OR alternatively order the 'Untouchable' 2LP in a bundle
with the 'Universal' 4 Disc SPecial Edition Set
Featuring the stunning recent performance at the ancient Roman theatre of Philippopolis with the Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra.
In May 2012 Anathema released Weather Systems, the most acclaimed and successful album of a career that has spanned over two decades. The album scored high in numerous critics end of year polls around the world and cemented the band's reputation as one of the most exciting and progressive band around.
Following the release of the album the band embarked on a lengthy world tour. The European part of this tour opened with a special one-off gig at the ancient Roman theatre of Philippopolis with the Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra. Untouchable captures the magic of the evening on double heavyweight vinyl packaged in a gatefold sleeve with printed inners.
Release Date 15th July 2013
Order your copy of Untouchable 2LP from the Kscope store
JULY 11 - Cultuurpodium Boerderij, Zoetermeer, The Netherlands [with Antimatter]
Tickets | Boerderij homepage | Facebook event
JULY 12 - Progresja, Warsaw, Poland [with Antimatter]
Tickets & Homepage | Facebook event
JULY 13 - Geyserhaus, Leipzig, Germany [Exclusive acoustic show]
Tickets | Geyserhaus homepage | Facebook event
For those of you unaccustomed to Anathema acoustic, here is a clip that shows the restructuring and layering of the songs using loop stations, piano, ambient tones and 3 part harmony vocals, all graced with those unique melodies.
ANATHEMA Acoustic - performing 'Thin Air' at Union Chapel in London on a night that helped to win the band 'Best Live Event' at the U.K. Progressive Music Awards 2012.
Kscope reaches its 5th anniversary this year and to celebrate the label are hosting two special evenings at The Garage in London. There will be four bands from the label’s roster playing on each night, including Amplifier, Bruce Soord with Jonas Renkse (performing the Wisdom of Crowds album),Nosound and Mothlite on Wednesday July 24th, followed by Anathema, Mothlite, Leafblade (featuring Dan Cavanagh) and North Atlantic Oscillation on Thursday 25th.
Tickets for the gigs are on sale now, priced at £18. There are also a limited number of two-day tickets available for £32. (all tickets subject to booking fee)
Buy tickets for the AMPLIFIER, BRUCE SOORD with JONAS RENKSE, NOSOUND and HENRY FOOL show on the 24th July
Buy tickets for the ANATHEMA, MOTHLITE, LEAFBLADE and NORTH ATLANTIC OSCILLATION show on the 25th July
Buy a two night ticket for BOTH SHOWS
This version, on double 180gm vinyl, features a gatefold cover with the artwork the band originally intended for Eternity, plus bonus acoustic renditions of Far Away and Eternity Part III.
The legendary folk artist Roy Harper appears on the band's cover version of 'Hope'. Which was originally featured on the Roy Harper / Jimmy Page album 'Whatever Happened to Jugula?' from 1985.