Sinistro -" Pétalas" (video) (premiere)

by Jedd Beaudoin

21 September 2017

Portugal's Sinistro returns with haunting new track and equally devastating video.
Photo: Ines Achando 

Portugal’s Sinistro returns with its trademark austere, emotionally-charged brand of dark, atmospheric rock. “Pétalas”, culled from the outfit’s album, Sangue Cassia, slated for a North American release of 5 January 2018, spotlights Patricia Andrade’s unmistakable vocals, as she further distinguishes herself as a formidable presence. Her deeply emotional and highly resonant delivery will invariably draw comparisons to Portishead’s Beth Gibbons, but she also proves those comparisons will be short-lived. With this release, she shows that she is far more an innovator than follower.
The accompanying video plays upon the song’s musical and lyrical ambiguities, embracing abstraction while still delivering a distinct emotional impact. The understatement there, as in the music itself, proves mightier than sheer volume or shock ever could be.

Sinistro‘s Sangue Cassia is out 5 January 2018 via Season of Mist in North America and may be ordered here.

01. Cosmos Controle
02. Lótus
03. Pétalas
04. Vento Sul
05. Abismo
06. Nuvem
07. Gardénia
08. Cravo Carne

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