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Cult of Luna launch new single from upcoming EP, 'The Raging River'

February 5th will see the legendary Cult of Luna release a brand new five-track EP, entitled The Raging River, via the band's own, newly founded Red Creek label

A taste of what is to come on The Raging River can be sampled via the new single 'Three Bridges' can be heard below

Pre-orders for The Raging River can be placed through Red Creek (limited editions, band merch & more are also available). Pressing #1 sold out within 24 hours however but Pressing# 2 is now available.

The band said of the EP "'The Raging River' feels more like a bridge. A midpoint that needs to be crossed so we can finish what we started with 2019's 'A Dawn to Fear,'" the band adds. "It's been an interesting, as well as an introspective, way of working, having our instinct leading the way and then having to figure out where it takes us. But not only has it been a linear journey; some aspects of it are also clearly circular. For example, we have been a fan of Mark Lanegan for many years. So in 2005, when we wrote the song 'And With Her Came the Birds', we had his voice in mind, and the working title was 'The Lanegan Song'. But we were not many years over 20, and our lack of self-confidence prevented us from even daring to ask. It took fifteen years for us to get the guts to ask him. Hearing his voice on 'Inside Of A Dream' is nothing more than feeling that we're inside of a dream."