Pain of Salvation – “The Perfect Element, Pt. I (Anniversary Mix 2020)” out today

Following the release of their acclaimed new studio album “PANTHER”, Sweden’s progressive Metal innovators Pain of Salvation now present a special re-issue edition for their “The Perfect Element, Pt. I” album from 2000. Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the band’s third album, the re-issue version is entitled “The Perfect Element, Pt. I (Anniversary Mix 2020)” and is released today via InsideOutMusic.

Check out the album’s digital singles for a better idea of the new mixes:

 “Ashes (Anniversary Mix 2020)”: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVblZBWE5ag 
https://open.spotify.com/track/1KsDYvXlD1Kwv8h4WQUmOv

“Used (Anniversary Mix 2020)”:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwJJO2__z_U 
https://open.spotify.com/album/6bY1mKqQrw9OQ6VA2VDqS5

Following on from the widely praised remix of the classic Pain of Salvation album “Remedy Lane” in 2016, “The Perfect Element, Pt. I (Anniversary Mix 2020)” comes completely remixed by Pontus Lindmark as well as mastered by Thor Legvold / Sonovo. The release, which features slightly revised artwork as well as new liner-notes, is available as limited 2CD Digipak and Digital Album (with a total of 8 bonus tracks) as well as in the Gatefold 2LP format on 180g. vinyl with the entire remixed album as bonus CD.

Pain of Salvation – “The Perfect Element, Pt. I (Anniversary Mix 2020)” 2CD tracklisting: 

Main CD (76:23):

1. Used (Anniversary Mix 2020) (05:23)

2. In the Flesh (Anniversary Mix 2020) (08:39)

3. Ashes (Anniversary Mix 2020) (04:27)

4. Morning on Earth (Anniversary Mix 2020) (04:35)

5. Idioglossia (Anniversary Mix 2020) (08:30)

6. Her Voices (Anniversary Mix 2020) (07:56)

7. Dedication (Anniversary Mix 2020) (04:02)

8. King of Loss (Anniversary Mix 2020) (09:51)

9. Reconciliation (Anniversary Mix 2020) (04:30)

10. Song for the Innocent (Anniversary Mix 2020) (03:03)

11. Falling (Anniversary Mix 2020) (01:53)

12. The Perfect Element (Anniversary Mix 2020) (10:13)

13. Epilogue (Anniversary Mix 2020) (03:14) * Bonus Track

Bonus CD (31:00):

1. Used (Live 2018) (05:54)

2. Ashes (Live 2017) (05:48)

3. Falling (Live 2018) (02:30)

4. The Perfect Element (Live 2018) (10:10)

5. Her Voices (and only that) (01:21)

6. Absolute Kromata (00:31)

7. Ashes [your language here] (04:42)

Pain of Salvation – “The Perfect Element, Pt. I (Anniversary Mix 2020)” 2LP tracklisting:

Side A:

1. Used (Anniversary Mix 2020) (05:23)

2. In the Flesh (Anniversary Mix 2020) (08:39)

3. Ashes (Anniversary Mix 2020) (04:27)

4. Morning on Earth (Anniversary Mix 2020) (04:35)

Side B:

1. Idioglossia (Anniversary Mix 2020) (08:30)

2. Her Voices (Anniversary Mix 2020) (07:56) 

Side C:

1. Dedication (Anniversary Mix 2020) (04:02)

2. King of Loss (Anniversary Mix 2020) (09:51) 

Side D:

1. Reconciliation (Anniversary Mix 2020) (04:30)

2. Song for the Innocent (Anniversary Mix 2020) (03:03)

3. Falling (Anniversary Mix 2020) (01:53)

4. The Perfect Element (Anniversary Mix 2020) (10:13)

5. Epilogue (Anniversary Mix 2020) (03:14) * Bonus Track

Note: The Gatefold 2LP comes with the entire remixed album (13 songs / 76 minutes) as bonus CD.

Next to the unlimited 2LP black vinyl version, “The Perfect Element, Pt. I (Anniversary Mix 2020)” is also available in the following limited coloured vinyl options:

Yellow 2LP: 100x copies (IOM Webshop) – Sold out!

Orange 2LP: 200x copies (CM Distro) 
Creamy White 2LP: 100x (Band exclusive)

Red 2LP: 100x (Band exclusive)

You can order the release in its various formats starts here:
https://painofsalvation.lnk.to/ThePerfectElementI2020 

And you can now also watch two drum playthrough clips by Pain of Salvation’s Leo Margarit for “The Perfect Element, Pt. I” songs here:

Idioglossia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AyZ4NZBCpA4

Used: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWH48KYM1kY


Pain of Salvation have recently released the studio album “PANTHER”, which managed to enter various international sales charts including the following: Germany # 19, Switzerland # 18, Austria # 43, Belgium (Wallonia) # 42, France # 125, UK Rock Album Chart # 12 as well as # 21 in the “Current Hard Music Albums” chart in the USA.

To further promote the release, Pain of Salvation have now also launched a lyric-video created by Felipe Rolli / https://portfolio.feliperolli.com for the title-track “PANTHER”, which features animated artwork with images by André Meister / http://andremeister.com from the PANTHER booklet to complement the lyrics.

Check it out here:

And check out these other videos for Pain of Salvation’s “PANTHER” album:
“ACCELERATOR”: https://youtu.be/5QKmOJl4GXQ
“RESTLESS BOY”: https://youtu.be/jkU564tyD5M
“PANTHER”: https://youtu.be/NmhJTkc9v8o

“UNFUTURE” Lyric Video: https://youtu.be/lZy3XoOBHTU

“RESTLESS BOY” Drum Playthrough: https://youtu.be/URYPi9Elv2g

“ACCELERATOR” Drum Playthrough: https://youtu.be/zC7qXUjYyDQ
“PANTHER” Album Trailer: https://youtu.be/njgmgECkFBw


Next to the standard CD and the Digital Album formats, ”PANTHER” is also available as limited 2CD Mediabook (Including expanded artwork and the following 4 bonus tracks on a separate disc (15:41): “PANTHER (demo)” (04:09), “KEEN TO A FAULT (demo)” (05:31), “FIFI GRUFFI” (03:32) and “UNFOREVER” (02:27)) and as 180g. Gatefold 2LP (Including the 4 bonus tracks on Side D and album on CD as bonus).

You can order “PANTHER” in its various formats here: https://PainofSalvation.lnk.to/Panther

Stay tuned for more Pain of Salvation news coming soon…

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