Heritage of the Natural Realm [Single]

by Sojourner

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Caleb Bratcher
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Caleb Bratcher Sounds like a natural companion to their full-length album Empires of Ash. Beautiful stringed and air instruments combine to make the masterpiece that is now the standard for future Sojourner releases.
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NorthwoodsBrewer502 this sounds like kroda's " cry to me river" meets summoning. Hell yes.
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Masayume Wonderful cover art, wonderful music!
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Josh Gregory
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Josh Gregory This album is recorded amazingly. The composition of this song is flawless. I have to hear more from this band.
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Spinebrain Hits my sweetpot hard. Another fine addition to my atmospheric pagan metal collection and totally stoked for the debut album.
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'Heritage of the Natural Realm' was our first single. It 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

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 an atmospheric black metal band with folk influences.

The band is from Dunedin, New Zealand & our vocalist is based in Malmö, Sweden.

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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...