Unfortunately, I write obituaries over musicians from time to time. It is not often that there are obituaries over bands, but today it is in memory of the superb band Gentle Knife. Directly from their Facebook page, «Dear friends!…After five years of activity, two acclaimed studio albums, ten concerts in Norway and abroad, and being featured on several compilation albums, Gentle Knife have decided to dissolve the band. We have many unfinished ideas and goals, but after less than a year of hiatus, 11 busy people have embraced the fact that we can no longer uphold our activity».
«Our two studio albums, Gentle Knife (2015) and Clock Unwound (2017), will still be available through several distributors and on streaming services. Merch will be available until sold out at Gentle Knife. Many thanks to everyone who listened, supported, helped, followed and encouraged us, everyone we have had the pleasure of collaborating with, and everyone we met over these past five years. It has been a fun and rewarding journey. Several of us are active in other projects – follow us where we are!». The whole album Clock Unwound,
The band states about the above mentioned album, «We are a Norwegian progressive rock band featuring 11 members. Our signature sound is inspired by classic 70’s progressive rock, with a modern take on the genre. The relentless passage of time is the main theme of our 2nd album, Clock Unwound, which delves into lives overshadowed by longing and disappointment. Plans go askew, lovers betray and dreams fade. Yet, as a sense of resignation descends upon a dystopic inner landscape, moments of beauty remain. Songs are epic in format, and play across a broad spectrum of emotions».The track Eventide from the first album,