Nordic Dark Folk artist Sowulo reveals the second single and lyric video "Stearcost ealra", from the upcoming new studio album "Wurdiz", set for release on September 9th through By Norse Music.
"Stearcost Ealra" is a powerful song about fate and destiny, and how both notions are the strongest of all.
Faber Horbach comments:
'Do not fight, do not resist your destiny, fIf you withstand that what already is, you will suffer a lot in your lifetime. Observe how your mind fools you to believe that you have a choice to go against the will of destiny, but that you know the truth deep down in your heart. This ‘knowing’, this inner voice, can be experienced as a feeling realization. Let it guide you, let fate come to pass.’
About the album:
"Wurdiz", the proto-germanic word for destiny, is all about the dance between fate and free will and with these songs Sowulo's founder and multi-instrumentalist Faber Horbach intentionally connects to fate and let it incite him to become a weaver of his own destiny. The album is about fate as the unfolding turning of events and the journey of becoming aware of one's own threads within the tapestry of life. As the twelve songs unfold, the replicas of historical instruments in combination with modern-day instruments and production techniques confer to "Wurdiz" a powerful and cinematic sound that takes you on a journey within. While the carnyx, lyre, nyckelharpa, rish bouzouki, Celtic harp, and blow horns create echoes from the distant past throat singing, spoken incantations and
powerful vocals tell the stories on a deep emotional level, accompanied by bombastic percussion and strings.
Faber Horbach comments about "Wurdiz":
''Life, or our reality, can be seen as an unfolding tapestry formed by all kinds of different threads that interact with each other. All the threads are interlinked, holding each other in place. The unfolding reality which takes form in 'the loom of life' is based on the interplay between your agency and your fate. Are you aware which thread you are in the bigger picture? Are you able to co-create your reality with fate? To recognize your own fate is the first step in consciously embracing your destiny, and so you will become who you truly are.”