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Wardruna release video for brand new single Grá

Wardruna
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Norwegian folk proggers Wardruna have released a video for their brand new single Grá. The song is taken from the band's forthcoming new album Kvitravn, which will be released Music For Nations on June 5. You can watch the video in full below.

"Grá (Grey) is our song to the wolf. It seeks to address and acknowledge the cost and responsibility of being part of, and not above nature," Einar Selvik tells Prog. "Once again, we were given the opportunity to go to Finland and work with a beautiful and brave rescued wolf called Tihu and her caretakers. The video was directed by our friend Tuukka Koski and his fantastic team at Koski Syväri."

Kvitravn musically continues where the Runaljod trilogy left off, discussing Northern sorcery, spirit-animals, shadows, nature and animism, the wisdom and meanings of certain myths, various Norse spiritual concepts, and the relation between sage and songs.

The band have also announced that they will be supported by Jo Quail on the England and Ireland dates on their forthcoming European tour. Full dates below.

Wardruna tour dates.
Mar 28: Oslo Sentrum Scene, Norway
Apr 02: Kristiansand Kilden Teater, Norway
Apr 03: Stavanger Konserthus, Norway
Apr 04: Bergen Grieghallen, Norway
Apr 30: Moscow Crocus City Hall, Russia
May 01: St Petersburg Yubileyny Sports Palace, Russia
May 03: Poznan Hala Ziemi, Poland
May 04: Krakow ICE Congress Center, Poland
May 05: Bratislava Refinery Gallery, Solvakia
May 07: Belgrade Sava Centar, Serbia
May 08: Bucharest Arena Romanele, Romania
Jun 04: Manchester Albert Hall, UK
Jun 05: Dublin Vicar Street, Ireland
June 06: Birmingham Symphony Hall, UK
June 07: Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, UK
June 09: London Royal Festival Hall, UK
June 10 Cambridge Corn Exchange, UK
June 11: Gelsenkirchen Amphitheater, Germany
June 20: Clisson Hellfest, France
July 15-18 Colors of Ostrava Festival, Czech Republic
Aug 01: Savonlinna Opera Festival, Finland
Aug 12-16: Summer Breeze Festival, Germany
Aug 12-16: Midgardsblot Festival, Norway
Sep 05: Selb Festival Mediaval, Germany
Sep 21: Reykjavik Harpa, Iceland

Jerry Ewing

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.