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Leprous launch 'Alleviate' single & video


Norwegian Rock outfit LEPROUS are now launching the second single, “Alleviate”, off their sixth and most ambitious studio album “Pitfalls”, which is to be released on October 25th, 2019 worldwide via InsideOutMusic.


Check out “Alleviate” in a video directed by Troll Toftenes / Vardøger Story Agency below


LEPROUS vocalist and keyboardist Einar Solberg comments on “Alleviate” as follows: 


"’Alleviate’ is a very important song to me. It carries hope within the melancholy. Not only is it one of, if not the most accessible tune we've ever done, but it also carries a deeper message. No doubt it for some will be a controversial track considering where LEPROUS started, but that's what LEPROUS is all about: Moving forward! Also we couldn't be happier about the amazing piece of visual art done by the extremely talented video director Troll Toftenes"


Also check out the album’s first single “Below” in a video directed by Dariusz Szermanowicz / Grupa13 (Behemoth, Kreator, Amon Amarth)



“Pitfalls” was once again recorded with David Castillo at Ghostward Studios (Opeth, Katatonia), but this time mixed by Adam Noble (Placebo, Biffy Clyro, Nothing But Thieves, Deaf Havana). The cover artwork is a painting from Indonesian artist Elicia Edijanto. The album’s regular track-listing reads as follows:

LEPROUS – “Pitfalls” Track-listing:

1. Below

2. I Lose Hope

3. Observe The Train

4. By My Throne

5. Alleviate

6. At The Bottom

7. Distant Bells

8. Foreigner

9. The Sky Is Red


“Pitfalls” will be available as limited Mediabook CD with two bonus tracks (“Golden Prayers” and the Massive Attack cover “Angel”), as Standard Jewelcase CD and as Gatefold 2LP on 180gr. vinyl with the album on CD as bonus (in Europe!) and an Etching on the D-Side. Next to the unlimited black vinyl version, “Pitfalls” will also be available in the following limited coloured editions:


Clear 2LP: 200x copies (IOM Webshop Europe)

White 2LP: 400x copies (IOM Webshop & CM Distro Europe)

Transparent Red 2LP: 200x copies (O-Merch Bandshop)

Dark Green 2LP: 200x (Band on tour)

Smoke 2LP: 200x copies (Laser’s Edge)

Golden 2LP: 200x copies (CM US Onlineshop)

Check out a series of video trailers for the “Pitfalls” album below





Upon release of the new album “Pitfalls”, LEPROUS will be heading out on a comprehensive European headlining tour together with The Ocean and labelmates Port Noir. Here are the next LEPROUS live-dates for 2019:


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