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Blackmore’s Night To Release 25th Anniversary Edition of “Shadow of The Moon”

On March 10, 2023, the 25th Anniversary Edition of Shadow of The Moon from Blackmore’s Night will be released worldwide. The album was converted in HD audio from the original recording, and it has been fully remixed, allowing the original performance to shine in all of its original glory. The original iconic artwork has been refreshed and reworked to celebrate the anniversary.

Pre-order the album here.

The announcement of the album reissue edition coincides with the launch of the 25th Anniversary Mix of the title track “Shadow of The Moon.” Watch the lyric video here

Blackmore’s Night were founded in 1997 by legendary guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and award-winning lyricist and singer Candice Night to stage and explore their love for traditional medieval and folk rock music. Together, they created a band that is a prime example of truthfulness and creative integrity.

The band’s debut album Shadow of The Moon (1997) was not only Blackmore’s deliberate radical cut from his previous life as celebrated rockstar in Deep Purple and Rainbow; it was a ground-breaking statement of his artistic ideals: mainly acoustic music, influenced by the songs of the Middle Ages and The Renaissance, with a touch of genius that made them sound contemporary.

Shadow of The Moon was a milestone album. It encompasses everything that Blackmore’s Night stand for to this day — beautiful melodies and warm atmospheres that are able to reach the soul as well as joyful songs to dance to and to celebrate.

Those who really understood Ritchie Blackmore’s music in his rock years, could immediately find the essence of his greatness in Blackmore’s Night, supported by lyrics that fit his music more than ever before.

Two previously unreleased acoustic recordings will be part of this reissue: “Spirit of The Sea” and “Shadow of The Moon,” both recorded in an intimate home session by Candice and Ritchie in 2022.
All physical first print editions will also carry an exclusive Shadow of The Moon documentary on DVD as bonus.

To fully celebrate the occasion, two black vinyl LPs will carry a “Golden Ticket” where two lucky fans will win a Fender Ritchie Blackmore Signature Stratocaster guitar.

What already excited fans in 1997 is now fascinating again with this 25th Anniversary Edition.

Come on in!

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