Re–issued on January 27th 2023 are the official Soen–endorsed releases, bringing their entire catalogue to one
label for the first time. The re–issues are available to pre–order now via D2C at soen.shop, whilst traditional retail
pre–orders will be live from November 25th at this location
Soen, the dynamic, mercurial, and titanic Swedish progressive metal supergroup, have decided to re–release their
first two albums, Cognitive and Tellurian, on Silver Lining Music January 27th 2023, reviving these benchmark steps
in the band’s progression.
Reinterpreted as a live orchestral composition, the melodically haunting, Savia from the debut Cognitive, also
appears in Soen’s most recent release ATLANTIS, the special concert film featuring the group’s most popular
compositions. Watch/Listen to the recently released Savia at this location
Cognitive will enjoy a first–ever vinyl release, which will include the bonus track “Written” as well as full lyrics.
Tellurian, currently out of print, will also be reissued on vinyl.
Cognitive saw drummer Martin Lopez (Opeth, Amon Amarth), vocalist Joel Ekelöf (Willowtree), bassist Steve
DiGiorgio (Sadus, Testament), and guitarist Kim Platbarzdis create what Lopez described as “melodic, heavy and
intricate” songs which illustrated the scope, range and power potential Soen held. They would further develop
those sensibilities and expand upon those dimensions with Tellurian, Stefan Stenberg coming in on bass, and the
deeper, richer melodies alongside personal performances which pushed the limits of excellence, have seen the
initially–limited release album establish itself as a core album for Soen and their fans. Both albums were produced
by the Grammy Award–winning Dave Bottrill, who has worked with Peter Gabriel, Tool, Smashing Pumpkins, and
Always provocative, engaging and ultimately a deeply entertaining experience, having these two rich and vital
pieces of Soen’s story released under Silver Lining Music represents a moment of principal importance to the
band, with every recorded chapter of their career thus far finally in one officially endorsed home, and future
chapters to come on Silver Lining Music.