release date: 01-12-2023
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sToa is an outstanding neoclassical darkwave project from Germany, whose first two albums were released on legendary HYPERIUM Records, while the later 2 came on Alice In… All 4 albums are highly searched for releases and unavailable for years. But beware: All 4 re-releases are strictly limited to 300 copies ONLY and will be sold out FAST!
The 4th and last album by sToa was released in 2008, and was the first new sign from sToa in 7 years! The sToa mastermind stayed true to himself with his fourth album: Besides the usual melancholy, unusual pop rhythms found their way on the various albums, but the typical sToa sound is still distinct. The vocal lines harbour some surprises as well. For once there’s the angelic voice of singer Mandy Bernhardts, known from the live performances of the band; on the other hand, the voices of three guest singers sound on Silmand: Australian multi-instrumentalist Louisa John Krol, the Dutchman Peter Nooten (ex-Clan of Xymox) and Ralf Jehnert, from legendary Heavenly Voices act Love is Colder than Death! With Silmand sToa created an album for the calmer moments in life, for cuddling, to get lost in thoughts, to philosophize. The sound of sToa deludes to seek the inner sadness and to fly away with it on angel wings. The dark side of the human soul is unveiled, without falling into clichés. The melancholy gets touched and the soul gets musically caressed.
TRACKS:01 Sakrileg 02 Broken Glass 03 La Lune Blanche 04 Daar 05 Iter Devium 06 My Last Way 07 Palldium [Night] 08 Ways 09 Modesty 10 Hanuz Nist 11 A Drinking Song 12 So many Clouds 13 Tacitum