Today, Poets of the Fall announced their plans for this year! Included in the press release are details about an upcoming tour, album and new partnerships.
A bit of information about the band: Poets of the Fall has had a long history with Remedy, which officially started back in 2003 with Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne. For the game, POTF created their first song, Late Goodbye based on a poem by Sam Lake. Later, the band returned for Alan Wake, creating the custom songs The Poet and the Muse and Children of the Elder God. Their song War, from their album, Twilight Theater, also made an appearance in the game. Their latest project with the developers has been with Alan Wake's American Nightmare. Balance Slays the Demon was created specifically for the title, and The Happy Song (which also appeared in the album Temple of Thought) also appeared in the game.
PRESS RELEASE: POETS OF THE FALL TO RELEASE A NEW ALBUM IN SEPTEMBER 2016 - BAND WILL WORK WITH LEGENDARY KENT PRODUCER STEFAN BOMAN
Since 2003 Poets of the Fall have been rocking fans in their home country of Finland and all over the globe. Spanning from India, Germany, UK, Italy, Russia and all the way to America.
In 2014 the band released their 6th studio album, the chart topper "Jealous Gods", and has since been touring in several countries around the world. Some of the recent highlights include supporting Muse in Germany and Russia; prime slots at the Rockavaria and Rock im Revier festivals, and headlining their own shows in one of their biggest markets, India.
In Spring 2016 the band will enter the studio with the legendary Kent producer Stefan Boman and continue work on their 7th full length album. The yet untitled album will be released in September 2016 and an extensive world tour will follow. Of the upcoming collaboration with the band, Stefan says, “I’m really looking forward to working with Poets of the Fall. They are a cool band and I expect us to have a lot of fun and end up with a record that we all love.”
The band has been working with Nina Taylor since 2013, whom has been serving as their international booking agent and tour director. Effective immediately Nina will also be using her extensive skills to lead the band in their management and their most ambitious plans yet. Nina brings with her years of experience having worked on some of the largest live events ever produced in Finland and abroad. Some examples are the U2 360 tour, Madonna MDNA and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
The band will also launch their brand new website complete with an all new point of sale system that will allow fans to purchase official merchandise and VIP meet & greet packages.