Cult of Luna go acoustic
2013-03-08 by Voivod STAFF | 41 Comments

Swedish post metal giants Cult of Luna, have tracked an acoustic adaptation of the song "Passing Through" from their recently released Vertikal album.

Instead of filming the session in studio or a venue, Cult of Luna went ahead and performed at night during a snowstorm, at a harbor near Helsinki.

http://offtherecord.fi/cult-of-luna/




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http://www.metalinsider.net/video/cult-of-luna-are-just-passing-through-and-theyre-cold

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Voivod
Staff Reviewer
March 8th 2013

5992 Comments


Simply fantastic.

I should spin their discog real soon.

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CrimsonLies
March 8th 2013

2018 Comments


Awesome

ViralOblivion
March 8th 2013

7679 Comments


"Instead of recording and filming the session in studio or a venue, Cult of Luna went ahead and performed at night during a snowstorm, at a harbor near Helsinki."

Doesn't surprise me.

BigSimo
March 8th 2013

159 Comments


next album acoustic please

someguest
March 8th 2013

20393 Comments


cult of lunesta

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demigod!
March 8th 2013

44133 Comments


woo work that apathy!

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someguest
March 8th 2013

20393 Comments


acoustic farts

demigod!
March 8th 2013

44133 Comments


aqueefstic

Apollo
March 8th 2013

10287 Comments


"really dont care"

sweet glad you posted

osmark86
March 8th 2013

3905 Comments


2 days after the show in Stockholm. these guys are great and the song works fantastically as an acoustic piece. saw some of these lads perform with Khoma last night. great show. these guys can do no wrong.

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osmark86
March 8th 2013

3905 Comments


glad we didn't get that same damn snowstorm up here too.

KINGSTATICTHETHIRD
March 8th 2013

613 Comments


way douchier on yr part js

BeInis
March 8th 2013

18 Comments


Very nice1. So good, and off the record is a nice little place for more goodness. Thanks !

osmark86
March 8th 2013

3905 Comments


bring on the misanthropy. this site really calls for more of it...

CrimsonLies
March 8th 2013

2018 Comments


Dam osmark86, so jelly you've seen them and I haven't.

osmark86
March 8th 2013

3905 Comments


yeah, been a bit of a Cult of Luna themed week. they were great btw. just boosting the jealousy counter a little :p

CrimsonLies
March 8th 2013

2018 Comments


Ah was hoping you'd tell me it was their worst live performance in a while, haha. I will see them live if it's the last thing I do!!!!!!!!!!!!

DarkNoctus
Contributing Reviewer
March 8th 2013

8779 Comments


Instead of recording and filming the session in studio or a venue,


um, they sound professionally mic'd and the snowstorm sound effects sound like it was tacked on afterwards, hell there isn't even a mic on set, not one

this is professionally recorded in a studio, i'd bet money on it

still a cool video though, beautiful imagery, really wish i was there [:

geasoftime
March 8th 2013

1139 Comments


Yeah, I don't see a xylophone sounding so clear anywhere but a studio. Same with the vocals.

The track was beautiful. I hope to hear more of that in their upcoming records.

Voivod
Staff Reviewer
March 8th 2013

5992 Comments


Fixed :-)

osmark86
March 8th 2013

3905 Comments


a Cult of Luna unplugged album anyone? throwback to the 90s.

chug73
March 8th 2013

959 Comments


oh look, potsy is being a dick. the world turns

osmark86
March 8th 2013

3905 Comments


yeah, quite shocking really..

zxlkho
March 8th 2013

3460 Comments


damn this is great

RevenantBlue
March 8th 2013

136 Comments


Wow, this is excellent

Ignimbrite
March 8th 2013

5311 Comments


That was beautiful.

Drpibb
March 8th 2013

125 Comments


‎"We shot it in one take and my fingers were so cold that I couldn't feel them after only halfway through the song. I didn't get the feeling back for over 30 minutes after we got inside. All wind sounds you hear are real — no special sound effects to make it sound cool — the sound is straight from the mic. It was fucking freezing and fucking windy. The blizzard came from Sweden where it had closed cities and roads and it got worse later on during the night. The images actually do not give the cold justice."

-Johannes Persson / Cult of Luna

zaruyache
March 8th 2013

6167 Comments


Krieg m/

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Shogun
March 8th 2013

413 Comments


Spectacular

Amebix
March 8th 2013

240 Comments


Astonishing , Breathtaking, Beautiful!
Thank you CoL

figure337
March 8th 2013

420 Comments


This overshadows the album version and official music video by far.

GringoSuave89
March 8th 2013

1021 Comments


I... I need a Zoloft...

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Spec
March 8th 2013

27107 Comments


That was great.

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Shuyin
March 8th 2013

11426 Comments


THIS BAND

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AdolfChrist
March 8th 2013

1735 Comments


gimme that z...o-l-o-f-t
give me a grip
make me love me
suckin em down
i am happy man
can feel it inside
makin me smile

JAV
March 8th 2013

1931 Comments


Love these guys

ShadowRemains
March 8th 2013

20493 Comments


awesome, unsurprisingly reminded me a lot of Scott Kelly and Steve Von Till's solo work

PortalofPerfection
March 9th 2013

366 Comments


So they'll bring the Z's even better now, nice.

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Burtonicles
March 11th 2013

1 Comments


Absolutely beautiful.

CrimsonLies
March 11th 2013

2018 Comments


So they'll bring the awesomeness even better now, nice*

fix'd

geasoftime
March 20th 2013

1139 Comments


I can't get this out of my head almost two weeks later. This recording is so ridiculously haunting. Cult of Luna should really record a Damnation-esque album.



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