The Earthling and the World Ash – this is a bond since the beginning of the band because Yggdrasil was part of the band emblem from the very first day. Now Earthling dedicated their fourth and yet heaviest album as it never comes to a close. Attention: Danger of burning!
Fearlessly Eartling spread over her full realms and cross frontiers while standing still true to her traits. Anthems search as the first single “We are Midgard” or “Wolves of the Night” feat. Chis Pohl of Blutengel distinctivly sound like Erdling. But the roots of the world Ash are nocturnal: The band shows a wild and heathen side in Dark Metal songs such as “Grendel” or “In the name of the crow” feat. Robe Dahn of Equilibrium. Yggdrasil as it looses its leaves in the storm. Frontman and Songwriter Neil comments: “Our wealth makes us push away many things. Death suprises and disturbs us. It is time to return to the basic patterns of earth and life where death is part of existence. “
“Yggdrasil” wants to be released as 2-CD Digipak as well as the Die-Hard Wooden Box. This Wooden Box contains the Digipak and the additional bonus CD “2015-2020 – The Demos” featuring unreleased demo versions. And the World Shall I Become Gifted as Well: With a Small Bag of Seeds. A magic refreshing tree covers the smell of the industrialized world with a breeze from the woods. Additionally a recycling pen and a handnumbered certificate of authenticity complete a boxset, that is more than a package.
The Earthling and the World Tree – this is not an inseparable unity by name alone. Yggdrasil was part of the band emblem from day one. Now the band has devoted their inspiration to their fourth and hitherto hardest album, venturing as close to the fire as ever. Caution: risk of burns!
Earthlings tease their entire spectrum, fearlessly enter new territory – and yet remain true to their strengths. Hymns like the first single “We are Midgard” or “Wolves of the Night” feat. Chris Pohl from Blutengel unmistakably sound like Erdling. But the roots of the World Tree are dark: Dark Metal songs like “Grendel” or “In the Name of the Crow” feat. Equilibrium’s Robse Dahn show the band from a sinister, savage and pagan side. This also applies to the brilliantly staged artwork on which Yggdrasil loses his leaves dress in the storm. Frontman and songwriter Neill says, “Many things are ousted in our affluent society, death surprises and disturbs us, and it’s time for a return to Earth’s basic cycles and life, where death is part of existence.”
“Yggdrasil” appears as a 2-CD digipak as well as a strictly limited Die-Hard-Holzbox. In addition to the Digipak, this wooden box contains the exclusive bonus CD “2015-2020 – The Demos” with unpublished demo versions. But also the Weltenesche should receive her gift: With a bag of ash seeds, Erdling fans can give something back to nature and set a spark of hope against the destruction of the earth. A scented tree covers the stench of the industrialized world with the aroma of the forest. A recycling pen and a hand-numbered certificate of authenticity complete a box set that is more than just a box – it’s the expression of an album that wants to make the listener an active part of a better world.