Mythopoeic states, «We kick off the new year with the release of the second single off the album Hatchling, the wordless track Winter Of ’73. The track started out as a demo of the sample library EP73 Deconstructed from Soniccouture, hence the title, but soon evolved into something quite different…. We’ve made this accompanying video to the single. Enjoy!»,
The Winter Of 73 is the 2nd single taken from Norwegian proggers Mythopoeic Mind’s sophomore album Hatchling.
Norwegian prog-rockers Mythopoeic Mind set to release Hatchling, their 2nd album In the wake of the debut album released purely as a studio project in 2019, mastermind Steinar Børve ( Panzerpappa) sought to establish Mythopoeic Mind as a band. Although Steinar already had material for a full-length album, the band had plans to devote most of their attention in 2020 to giving concerts. The track Far Fiesta,
Then came the pandemic and forced a change of plans. Despite being recorded during covid lockdown, the band set out to make Hatchling more spontaneous and organic than its predecessor, leaving most of the material originally intended for the follow-up album for a later release..
All music and lyrics by Steinar Børve, except Fog Vision (music by Steinar Børve and Ola Mile Bruland/lyrics by
Steinar Børve). All arrangements by Mythopoeic Mind.
Mythopoeic Mind are:
Pål Selsjord Bjørseth: Keyboards and trumpet
Ola Mile Bruland: Fretless bass, double bass and euphonium
Steinar Børve: Saxophones, EWI, keyboards, backing vocals and programming
Trond Gjellum: Drums, percussion, and programming
Veronika Hørven Jensen: Lead and backing vocals
Anders K. Krabberød: Electric and Acoustic guitars
Lars-Jarand Bakkelund: Bassoon (on 5)
Recorded during covid lockdown at various locations in and around Oslo and in Bergen, Norway, June 2020-March
2021. Mixing and mastering done at Dude Ranch Studio by Jacob Holm-Lupo January-April 2021. Cover design by
Steinar. The Mythopoeic Mind crest by Thomas Hagen Kaldhol.