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DEAR MOTHER (ex Delain members) launches single ‘Heart’ featuring Marcella Bovio


DEAR MOTHER, the brainchild of Dutch guitarist Merel Bechtold (ex DELAIN) and singer David Pear, release a special version of the track ‘Heart’ today. The track, which originally appeared on Dear Mother’s 2021 successfully crowdfunded debut album ‘Bulletproof’, has been re-recorded with Marcela Bovio (Stream Of Passion, Dark Horse | White Horse, MaYan) on guest lead vocals.

Watch ‘Heart’ featuring Marcella Bovio below.

Last October, we played ‘Heart’ live with Marcela in Bibelot”, Merel explains. “We loved it so much, we decided to record the song with her. However, it wasn’t just about how much fun we had playing the song together. ‘Heart’ is also the track that never really came out the way we wanted it to. The demo always sounded better to me than the version that ended up on ‘Bulletproof’. To me, this version feels like a bit of a redemption. Marcela’s vocals are incredible and the ambient guitars are balanced much better in the mix.

The single ‘Heart’ will be available as a physical release and a download for free through the band’s official website dearmotherofficial.com 

In addition to the new release, DEAR MOTHER will be performing the aftershow of EPICA and APOCALYPTICA at the AFAS Live in Amsterdam tonight.

Furthermore the band has also announced that they will be performing at the prestigious 70000Tons of Metal Cruise departing from Miami, joining an impressive lineup of metal acts from around the world.

The band promises to debut a new track at the Metropool, Enschede on the 12th of May.

Watch the previously released ‘Satellite’ below.

Also watch the previously released videos for  ‘Symbiose’ and ’12 Years in Exile’ below.

Listen to DEAR MOTHER on all available streaming services AT THIS LOCATION.

DEAR MOTHER is guitarist Merel Bechtold, drummer Joey Marin de Boer and vocalist David Pear.

Merel Bechtold live (archive footage)

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