Existence Is Futile - CD

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Release: 22.10.2021
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Release Date Oct 22, 2021
Genre Black Metal, Dark Metal, Extreme Metal, Symphonic Death Metal
Packaging Jewelcase
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The new album by CRADLE OF FILTH "Existence is futile" is released as a jewelcase CD.

With the best possible timing, CRADLE OF FILTH should record a new album during the long, lonely months of the lockout.
long, lonely months of the 2020 lockout to record a new album. They grabbed the opportunity with both hands,
Dani explains that the inevitable isolation from the rest of the world was the best possible incentive to to get the work done while creating an eerie atmosphere.
"We spent the whole day in the studio and didn't see anyone, and then I drove home through a completely deserted city.
A deserted city. It felt like Scott and I existed in a locked dormitory.
It was a great feeling, but also very surreal. We were working all summer and the weather was fabulous. For almost five months it was just Scott and I doing the lockdowns!
The good thing was that at least three of the songs were completely reworked during that time.
I was listening to the demos recently and thinking, 'Damn, why didn't we put that on the album?'
But we put it on the album, it just took on a whole different face. So that was a good by-product of the lockdown situation."
Sonically, Existence Is Futile is by far the strongest and most dramatic album that
CRADLE OF FILTH have ever made: It's the sound of the band's enviable onstage chemistry spilling over into the studio, propelling each member of the band to new heights of intensity. Combined with the expected labyrinthine arrangements and moments of captivating bombast, Existence Is Futile is perhaps the most vivid representation of the CRADLE OF FILTH experience to date.


01. The Fate Of The World On Our Shoulders
02. Existential Terror
03. Necromantic Fantasies
04. Crawling King Chaos
05. Here Comes A Candle... (Infernal Lullaby)
06. Black Smoke Curling From The Lips Of War
07. Discourse Between A Man And His Soul
08. The Dying Of The Embers
09. Ashen Mortality
10. How Many Tears To Nurture A Rose?
11. Suffer Our Dominion
12. Us, Dark, Invincible