Swedish prog/power metal icons Evergrey are already back with a new album, A Heartless Portrait (The Orphean Testament) after the show The Phoenix Escape Last year. Along with news of 10-track releases comes a music video for the soaring opener, “Save Us.”

“‘Save Us’ is about us. It’s about you and me. It’s about how I see our minds becoming hostages in a world where painting optimal portraits of ourselves is more important than ‘be who we really are,’ said founding singer and guitarist Tom. . S Englund on Evergrey’s latest single.

The song is full of dark overtones and rambunctious beats, but there’s a glimmer of optimism that constantly tries to break through.

“It’s about my observation of looking at the people around me who feel like they’re not good enough for the world or themselves,” Englund continued. “I’m afraid we’re lost, and I think we need to help each other find our way back to what’s important, to rediscover a true sense of self. As artists, we also contribute content and media social as livelihoods, it’s about the paradox of being caught up in a world that’s hard to break free from, and I can only hope that our music brings some balance to that equation.

Watch the clip for “Save Us” further down the page.

A Heartless Portrait (The Orphean Testament)Evergrey’s 13th album, is set for a May 20 release on Napalm Records and the band couldn’t be more excited to present their latest offering to the world.

As a collective, Evergrey shared, “Here it is! A new album! Once again! This is what we love about music, it never ends! Our mission is to write music, so you are Ten new songs!Ten new songs from Evergrey that we hope you will have by your side as your life continues to change and grow.Ten songs that we want to be part of the soundtrack as you create new memories and new possibilities in your life. Ten songs that we feel privileged to listen to. Ten songs that rose from the ashes of two years where our creativity had more time than ever to blossom. Ten songs that we hope really that you will enjoy it as much as we had writing them. As usual, we gave them our best and we can’t wait to hear what you have to say! A new year, a new album, a new label, it’s from us new possibilities. All this can only be positive, can’t it? »

Pre-order your copy here and view the album art and track listing below the “Save Us” music video.

Evergrey, “Save Us” Lyrics

We were out of control
We got lost when we stopped to feel
The bloody fear of our interior
Save us
fell in love with a story
But his words were never about us
Now we’re drowning in trenches
That we’ve been digging for centuries

Hey! Save us!
Hey! Save us!

‘Cause we’re wrong to feel
Like our hearts have all the time we need
Save us
We must go on and dream
Save us
Save us

We’ve lost all control
Fallen in the holes
Our hearts forged in the dark
And in the cold to fit the molds we chase
And these worlds that we create
We fell in love with a story
But its chapters were never about us
We have lost our traces of identity
And everything we fought for is lost

‘Cause we’re wrong to feel
Like our hearts have all the time we need
Save us
We must go on and dream
Save us
Save us

Hey! Save us!
Hey! Save us!

‘Cause we’re wrong to feel
Like our hearts have all the time we need
Save us
We must go on and dream
Save us
Save us

‘Cause we all yearn to feel
We have all the time we need

Evergrey, “Save Us” Music Video

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Napalm discs

01. “Save Us”
02. “Winter Calls”
03. “Sinister”
04. “Call Out the Dark”
05. “The Testament of Orpheus”
06. “Awakening”
07. “The Big Unwashed”
08. “Heartless”
09. “Blindfolded”
10. “Forest Fires”

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