EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE - EYE OF MELIAN releases first video for 'The Bell'
Movie score project features Martijn Westerholt (Delain, ex Within Temptation) and Nightwish Tuomos' wife Johanna Kurkela
Dutch/Norwegian project EYE OF MELIAN exclusively premieres their first single ‘The Bell’ at Arrow Lords Of Metal. Their debut album is expected to be released in 2022. EYE OF MELIAN is the brainchild of songwriter/producer Martijn Westerholt (Delain, ex Within Temptation) on keys and successful Finnish vocalist JOHANNA KURKELA on vocals. She is also known for her work in AURI, ALTAMULLAN ROAD, and her husband Tuomas Holopainen’s album “MUSIC INSPIRED BY THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SCROOGE.” American lyricist and vocalist ROBIN LA JOY specialized in fantasy lyrics and poetry, complements the trio with her lyrics on Eye of Melian.
Watch ‘The Bell’ below.
EYE OF MELIAN’s ethereal and symphonic music has been described as movie score-like – unfolding epic and elegant storyscapes in the listener’s mind. Also contributing to the project is Finnish orchestral arranger and producer MIKKO MUSTONEN who has worked on many successful releases in various genres. Their debut album is expected to be released in 2022 with the first single in fall of 2021.
EYE OF MELIAN is:
Johanna Kurkela: Vocals
Martijn Westerholt: Keys, backing voices
Robin La Joy: Lyricist, backing voices
Classical arranger & co producer: Mikko Mustonen
With guest performences by:
Troy Donockley: Whistles & electric guitars