Portrait, loyal to Swedish heavy metal since 2005, continues his rise, sword at his side, with “Phantom Fathomer”, the first song by To One With None, their fifth album.
This next version, released on September 3 on Metal Blade, is the successor of 2017 Burn the world and “Phantom Fathomer” marks the latest progression in the band’s sound. There’s a steady, familiar gallop that collides with bits of epic doom, complemented by a video clip in a woodland setting where the nefarious intentions of a black-cloaked man brew.
âA simple ‘rule’ that I have had personally is that no song written for this album and beyond should be similar to a song that we have already written and released. We have been doing this for 15 years now, and I am proud to say that I think we managed to find our own identity and our own sound, which can’t really be said about so many bands today. This is our greatest achievement, and the goal is to continue to explore and develop our own sound, without repeating ourselves, “the band proposed about To One With None.
Watch the music video for “Phantom Fathomer” and read the lyrics below.
See it To One With None album cover and track list further down the page and to pre-order the album, go to the Metal Blade online store.
Portrait, lyrics by “Phantom Fathomer”
Above us stands the governing force
Heaven sent to protect and serve
And in his arms we find comfort and hope
At the cost of our abnegation
Dressed in freedom
Untouchable in all its splendor
Phantom father kiss us all
Come erase all our doubts
Phantom father your sweet caress
Go wash away our sins
Do what you want, it’s all the law
Nothing hidden, no conspiracy
Stay disarmed for the safety of all
And your superiors will guide every step
Holy book appointed by birth
Eternal goodness buried but unearthed
The old lord died to make way for the next
No religion banner, but constant crucifixion
Since the day I knew life
I don’t trust anything in this world anymore
Portrait, music video for “Phantom Fathomer”
Portrait, To One With None Musical clip
1. “One with none”
2. “Curtains (The silent supper)”
3. “Fathomer Ghost”
4. “The one who stands upright”
6. “A murder of crows”
7. “Without shadow”
8. “The passage of the gallows”
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