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Within Temptation released studio album “RESIST”

01 February 2019 by

It’s a good day. Within Temptation released their seventh full length studio album “RESIST” today, Friday 01 February 2019. It’s their first studio album since their 2014-release “Hydra”. Was it worth the 5 year wait?

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For this new studio album, Within Temptation signed a new album deal with the German based Vertigo Music, which is part of Universal Music. It will be their first release through this label. The reason why it took the Dutch rock band 5 years to return back with a new album is known already. Singer-songwriter Sharon den Adel faced a writers block and could not find any new inspiration to continue with Within Temptation. Next to this, her father got very sick and it was time for Sharon to take a break

After this, she returned to songwriting after a while. Her first solo project was born, “My Indigo“, with a first single late 2017, and her solo album early 2018. During her solo project, she finally found the mood and motivation again to write for Within Temptation. It took the band only a year to write, record and master this album. Fans already got a preview for this album, with the release of four singles and five out of ten tracks performed live during their RESIST Europe 2018 tour.

Within Temptation Resist Album Review 2019
Track-by-track album review of “RESIST”. Click to read the review.

New album

The new album of the Dutch Rock band is released in six different editions, 3 physical releases and 3 digital releases.

As physical release, Within Temptation gave fans a standard CD edition, 2LP vinyl edition and the limited fan box (which includes a 2 CD edition of the album, poker cards, 2 guitar picks, a music cassette and t-shirt).

The digital release comes as the standard 10-track edition, the deluxe edition with instrumentals and extended version which includes 10 studio tracks, instrumentals and single versions.

Within Temptation Vinyl LP Album
Vinyl mockups from Within Temptation records. Click to learn more.

Old Within Temptation albums on vinyl LP

It is pretty common these days, artists releasing their music on Vinyl LP, this kind of media made a strong comeback. Some artists even re-issue their album on limited and coloured discs. So did Within Temptation. For the very first time, they released their debut EP “The Dance” and CD “Enter” via own label.

In 2019, Within Temptation is even planning on releasing their full discography on vinyl LP! Yay!

Big thanks to Walter Cafiso for the amazing artwork we used for this news item.

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