ORCHIS A Thousand Winters CD. Digipak
ORCHIS is an English dark folk band consisting of Tracy Jeffery (who also sings with Cunnan and J. Greco's SQE), Amanda Prouten and Alan Trench (Cunnan, SQE, Twelve Thousand Days (with Martyn Bates), Temple Music). This is a re-release of the second long-player from this esoteric dark folk band! A THOUSAND WINTERS is the improbable result of deep mystical experiences embodied in studio work! It's a conceptual album, with a Grand Theme: The story of one part of Europe is extraordinarily like every other part; a thriving pagan culture that at first laughs in derision at the priests of the desert messiah, and then is slowly submerged by the rising tide of christianity until all that remains is folk memory and old tales and songs. The cult of the Nazarene has built many truly awe-inspiring cathedrals from the blood of the people of Europe whilst incorporating and subverting their culture into that of the Blood of the Lamb. Now this album also the important part of history neofolk of music to which we again have possibility to touch...