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Wardruna release new video for Skugge

Wardruna
(Image credit: Arne Beck)

Norwegian folk-proggers Wardruna have released a brand new lyric video for Skugge, which translated as 'Shadow'. It's taken from the band's upcoming album Kvitravn which the band will release on January 22. The video, which you can watch in full below, features the native lyrics to Skugge as well as an English translation.

"it is a song about shadows, echoes and the balance between seeking answers and wisdom internally and externally," explains Wardruna mainman Einar Seilvik.

It was recently announced that Einar Selvik will headline a special live streamed event at That Jorvik Viking Thing on February 20.

Selvik will headline a special live-streamed event taking place as part of That Jorvik Viking Thing online festival, hosted from 15-20 February 2021 by York’s Jorvik Viking Centre. Selvik will talk about his music, demonstrate instruments and play some of his most recent music as part of the event being streamed live from Norway on Saturday 20 February 2021, 7.30pm.

Wardruna originally announced Kvitravn would be released in June of this year, but the album has been put back due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Pre-order Kvitravn.

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.