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HEILUNG announce new album 'Drif' + share single teaser

Updated: Jun 3, 2022

Expect the first single to arrive real soon as the world awaits this new religious experience.

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Photograph by Andy Julia

On August 19, Season of Mist will give way to Drif, the highly anticipated new full-length by way of world music outfit Heilung. As noted in our review of the group's first North American Tour, they're a spectacle to behold and any opportunity to witness them live must be explored. Drif will pave the way for an incoming set of live dates that follow the album's release, making for a unique showing. Lead single Anoana arrives soon and Heilung had the following to say of the Drif title:

'Drif' means 'gathering,' a throng of people, a horde, a crowd, a pack. In symbiosis with the album title, 'Drif' consists of a flock, a collection, a gathering, a collage of songs, that much like little flames were seeking towards each other, to join, to bond, to create, and be greater together. This album has very clearly dictated its own path. Our attempts to tame it was repeatedly fruitless and once we came to this realization, the creative flow surged forward with immense force, so much so that sometimes it felt like the songs wrote themselves. All the songs on 'Drif' have their own stories. They have each their place and sense of belonging, with inspiration not only from Northern Europe, but from the ancient great civilizations.”

HEILUNG North America 2022:

08/26/22: Atlanta, GA @ Cobb Energy Center [TICKETS]

08/28/22: Asheville, NC @ Thomas Wolfe Auditorium [TICKETS]

08/30/22: Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE [TICKETS]

09/01/22: Toronto, ON @ Meridian Hall [TICKETS]

09/03/22: Montréal, QC @ MTELUS [TICKETS]

09/06/22: New York, NY @ Hammerstein Ballroom [TICKETS]

09/08/22: Worcester, MA @ The Palladium [TICKETS]

09/10/22: Detroit, MI @ Masonic Temple Theatre [TICKETS]

09/13/22: Chicago, IL @ Radius [TICKETS]

09/15/22: St. Paul, MN @ Myth Live [TICKETS]

09/20/22: Seattle, OR @ The Paramount Theatre [TICKETS]

09/22/22: Portland, OR @ Keller Auditorium [TICKETS]

09/24/22: San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield [TICKETS]

09/27/22: Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theatre [TICKETS]

09/29/22: Phoenix, AZ @ Orpheum Theatre [TICKETS]

10/01/22: Dallas, TX @ The Factory in Deep Ellum [TICKETS]

Check out the Anoana trailer below and stay tuned for the single release soon.


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