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The Hunt

by Ulvesang

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stevino This album is innocent and relaxing, very well recorded. I bought the vinyl and I don't regret it . love it
Favorite track: The Trial.
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Jonathan Profota Upon first listen this album can establish a certain feeling that no other release has ever replicated.

This album is dreary and somber, yet more importantly the most beautiful release I've had the pleasure of experiencing this year so far.

If "The Trial" or "The Gloom" don't make you feel some kind of way, you may want to rethink your emotional connections with music. Favorite track: The Trial.
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Gokiburi Another beautiful and intricate album from Ulvesang. I can't wait for the next one!
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The air hangs heavy in the air, exhaled by a huddle of men – alert and eager to set off. The long grass is stiff with frost and a murder of crows wait in a nearby tree. They understand. They too are ready for the hunt. The anticipation is unbearable as the invocation begins. Reverence and ceremony are key. There is no cutting corners and the rite only serves to heighten the senses and sharpen the mind. There is an ancient awe in the air and a feeling of connection to the past; to those who walked this same crisp ground before. Alex Boyd & Ana Dujakovic reflect on the poignancy of such a connection. The melancholy that sits in between the moments of excitement. The tinge of sorrow that follows a successful hunt. The sense of purpose has been and gone. The afterglow has given way to regret and unease. A beautiful creature has died that we may persevere. Is that the chants of our ancestors carried on the wind? Are they proud? Perhaps that is enough. Perhaps that is everything. To use the term neofolk here would be ironic as Ulvesang have reached back beyond the past and found not only a connection to those who came before, but also an unearthly primordial magic. Surely that is the very definition of true folk music.


released March 16, 2018

Band Members/Music: Alex Boyd & Ana Dujakovic
Mastering: Justin Bourdeau
Album Art: Andrew Lachance C


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Ulvesang Nova Scotia

Alex Boyd & Ana Dujakovic.

Ulvesang is a darkfolk/neofolk band from Canada inspired by nature, animals, folklore, struggles with mental illness, and melancholy.

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Track Name: The Truth
There is a candle burning faster than most.
I'll tell you now I will not live with its ghost.
Along the path its fading light,
Yeah, it pulls...
And when it's gone, well you know out come the wolves.

And I will welcome their jaws.
Shred all my books with their claws.
No Hunter, no trader, no axe.
My mouth shut with cold, melted wax.

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