Heritage of the Natural Realm [Single]

by Sojourner

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'Heritage of the Natural Realm' was our first single. A re-recorded version also appears on our debut album, 'Empires of Ash', released in May 2016 through Avantgarde Music.

This is the self-released original version, mixed & mastered by the band.


released May 23, 2015

Emilio Crespo - Vocals
Mike Lamb - Guitars, Piano, Synth, Drums, Bass
Chloe Bray - Guitars, Tin Whistle, Vocals

all music written & recorded by Mike Lamb & Chloe Bray at
R'lyeh Studio in Dunedin, New Zealand

Emilio's vocals recorded at
Arcane Studio in Malmö, Sweden

mixed & mastered by Mike Lamb at
R'lyeh Studio in Dunedin, New Zealand

cover art: 'Roman Campagna' by Thomas Cole, 1843




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Sojourner Dunedin, New Zealand

Sojourner are a folk-influenced epic black metal band with members from New Zealand (band), Sweden (vocals), and Italy (drums).

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Track Name: Heritage of the Natural Realm
Around me they circle
Emerald tones of past and present
Oaken beings stand tall
The sturdy mounds of granite surround us all
Sapphire glowing above
Bask in the glory of our mother

She protects us ever still
and so we shall reciprocate
for without her glory
we are but lost souls on a journey to nothingness

Oh mother, hear our call
We summon you to show us the way
For we are lost in the wilderness

Within us, we bear the torch
The virtues of our matriarch
Embedded in our every being
To be awakened
She is eternal

After the eras of our occupation we shall soon wither
And you shall so beautifully remain...