released June 27, 2017
Music and most lyrics by Vasari
All songs written on the seventh moon of Darkmund by Matin Vasari
Matin Vasari: Vocals, synthesisers, additional rhythm and lead guitars
A galactic thank you goes to the following people involved in creating this album:
Christian Kolf: Session rhythm and lead guitars
Jan Buckard: Session bass guitar and backing vocals on Elliptical Orbit
Patrick Schroeder: Session drums
Björn Klaus: Narration on Rendezvous
Lev Sloujitel : Narration on Colony
Jonathan Fisher: Trumpet on Stars in the Night
Markus Fröhlich: Narration on Journey Beyond Tomorrow
Thomas Vormann: Additional lead guitar on Stars in the Night and guitar on Odyssey in Green
Drums and some vocals recorded at Make-My-Day Studios, ISS Bonn. Guitars recorded at DH Studios, ISS Bonn. Bass, trumpet and some more vocals recorded at Kinderzimmer Studio, on the seventh moon of Darkmund. Lev Sloujitel was recorded at Whalevomit Studios, LIC, New York, Old Earth, by David Alexander. Vocals recorded with Shure SM58; no headphones and pop filters were used. Say no to headphones while recording vocals!
Mixed and mastered by Armin Rave at Soundsight Studio, Spaceport Hennef.
Executive Producers: Matin Vasari and Jan Buckard
Logo: Jan Buckard
Cover artwork: Anaïs Chareyre
Cover layout and design: Jan Buckard
This album is dedicated to all the people who have shared with me the fascination with heavy metal over all these years: Dani, Vlad, Bubu, Koko, Patrick, Fluppes, Björn K., Vester, FOK13, Frank, Bobby, Björn B., Christoph, Hugo, Nico, Pepi, Yorck, Flo H., Münz, Lev Sloujitel, Heinrich, Julius, Gogo, Rafael, Thomas A., Rogelio, Justus, Skruvhorn, Thomas H..
Galactic Hails to:
Valborg, Owl, Ekpyrosis, PINES, Klabautamann, and everyone of the Zeitgeister Clan, Maurice and Friedhelm of HAL's Voice, Chainmaster, Beyondition, Pig.
This album was inspired by: Hoshino Yukinobu's 2001 Nights (upon which the concept of this album was based), Quest for Glory III, space cookies, Anathema and many other 90s Peaceville bands, Michael Whelan, Nocturnus, Crimson Glory, Oxiplegatz, Virgin Steele, Arcturus, Manilla Road, Sins of a Solar Empire, Ypsilon, Alien, Mundanus Imperium, Bathory.
To every love that should not be: there is a star forever shining in the night.
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