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Karisma Records have chosen to start the year by revealing details of "Tranquilize" the upcoming debut album from Experimental Rockers FERVENT MIND, as well as giving fans an insight into this up and coming Norwegian by releasing a single from the album.

The single, for the track "Fervent", which includes cover art by Yrjan Sundfør Rodrigues and design by Hallvard Surlien, can be streamed or downloaded from the following here or at the end of this article.

FERVENT MIND vocalist and composer Live Sollid Schulerud had this to say about the track:

"Fervent" is a song about having lost your belief in people and in love, and having lived a life that was totally different from what you really wanted it to be. You have kind of closed the door to the life you wished for because you thought you didn’t have the guts to take the risk. But the door is still there in the back of your mind, and you suddenly feel an urge to open it and get away from the dull and comfortable."

Along with Live, who formed FERVENT MIND in 2014, the band's lineup includes Simen Skrebergene on electric guitar, Martin Sandvik Gjerde on keyboards, Martin Skrebergene on electric bass, and Henrik Håland on drums. Together they have become known for their intense and energetic live performances and a captivating and progressive soundscape that merges experimental rock with elements from post rock and metal as well as dream pop, trip hop and contemporary jazz.  

"Tranquilize" was recorded at the Thor Neby Studio and produced by Fervent Mind and mixed by Manuel Madsen. With album cover art by Anders Røkkum and  cover design by Line Lønning, tracklisiting for "Tranquilize" is as follows:

01. A Series of Fragments 02. Torrid 03. Fervent 04. Sleeping Strange 05. Crystal 06. Runaway Bride 07. All Sounds Muted 08. Disappearing into the Masses part 1 (CD & digital only) 09. Disappearing into the Masses part 2 (CD & digital only) 10. Tongues 11. Strain

"Tranquilize" is set for release on Karisma Records in CD, Digital and Vinyl formats on the 22 March and is available to pre-order from the following:

All Formats:

CD and Vinyl:

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