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Lord Of The Lost reveal new video for Roxette's 'The Look' (feat. Blümchen)

Following their electrifying cover of Billy Idol’s 'Shock To The System', Lord Of The Lost have unveiled a brand-new official video for their cover of Roxette’s 'The Look'- already known from the band’s most successful album to date, Blood & Glitter (2022, #1 German album charts). Now the song is re-released on the 2CD special edition - as well as digitally - on the first cover album in the band's history, Weapons Of Mass Seduction which is set to be released on 29th December 2023 via Napalm Records. The energising cover version and video features none other than German pop singer Blümchen as a duet partner, who has landed numerous top hits and sold millions of records since beginning her career as a teenage star in the 90s.

Watch the video here:

Weapons Of Mass Seduction features plenty of genre-crossing tracks and wraps up the busiest and most successful year in the band’s history so far. In addition to storming the charts with their latest studio album, being invited by the legendary Iron Maiden as special guest on their European tour (again), numerous sold-out headline shows, and opening gigs for Powerwolf and Amon Amarth, the band represented Germany at the Eurovision Song Contest finals in Liverpool in May of this year. Lord Of The Lost made it clear once again that they do not limit themselves when it comes to genre norms and influences.

Vocalist Chris Harms on 'The Look': “Covering this song has been on my bucket list since I was a teenager. But it wasn't possible until now, because I didn't want just any singer at my side as a duet partner, but someone to whom Roxette means as much as it did to me from the very beginning. And I found this person in Jasmin, Blümchen. Moreover, without Per Gessle's songwriting, I wouldn't be the composer I am today. Our cover of 'The Look' is my chance to thank him for that.”

Blümchen (aka Jasmin Wagner) adds: "The Look' is our declaration of love to Roxette. Marie Fredriksson has left a huge gap. It's very nice to be able to honour her in this way and thank her for everything she gave us during her lifetime."

Pre-order Weapons of Mass Seduction here:

Weapons Of Mass Seduction features a wide range of songs from different eras and genres performed in true Lord Of The Lost style, all surprisingly fitting for the band and hence forming a cohesive collection of covers. Classic heavy metal track 'Turbo Lover', originally by Judas Priest, meets modern pop hits in songs such as Sia’s 'Unstoppable', Bishop Briggs’ 'River' and Zella Day’s 'High'. Ultravox’ 'Hymn', followed by Michael Jackson’s legendary 'Give In To Me' and Keane’s 'Somewhere Only We Know', expand the multifaceted selection even further. With added rougher elements such as heavier vocals, Bronski Beat’s captivating 80s electro pop hit 'Smalltown Boy' gets a dark makeover in the hands of Lord Of The Lost. The unit’s cover of another legendary 80s song, '(I Just) Died In Your Arms', features a guest appearance from rising singer-songwriter Anica Russo, who also took part in Germany’s ESC 2023 preliminary round Unser Lied für Liverpool (EN: Our Song for Liverpool). An emotional version of The Pretty Reckless’ 'House On A Hill' closes Weapons Of Mass Seduction impactfully.

A special 2 CD edition of the new covers album provides a cross-cut of covers previously released or already covered live over the course of Lord Of The Lost’s career. Among them are the Roxette cover 'The Look' feat. Blümchen – already known from Blood & Glitter – 'Children Of The Damned', a homage to Iron Maiden, with whom Lord Of The Lost experienced intense times during the last two years, and the cover of the Finnish ESC song 'Cha Cha Cha' by Käärijä - sung by Chris Harms completely in Finnish.

Lord of The Lost state:

"During the production of our last album, Blood & Glitter, while recording our Roxette cover 'The Look' in Finland, it had already become clear that we had opened Pandora's box. The energy and fun of covering the songs of beloved and respected colleagues and idols was something we were determined to continue. So even before the release of Blood & Glitter we started working on this 'covers album' project, which for us is the perfect dessert to Blood & Glitter, before we embark on the adventure of reinventing ourselves again for a new studio album."

Weapons Of Mass Seduction will be available in the following formats:

● 3 CD Boxset, incl 2 CD 6 pages Digisleeve (Ltd Deluxe Edition) and CD 3 incl 10 acoustic songs, exclusively available in the Deluxe Box + pink Sweatband with black logo, sharped patch and sticker - Napalm Records Mailorder and LORDSHOP exclusive – strictly limited to 1000 copies worldwide

● 2 LP RECYCLED COLOR Vinyl - Die Hard Edition incl Slipmat, record butler and 12 inch booklet – Napalm Records Mailorder exclusive – strictly limited to 300 copies worldwide

● 2 LP RECYCLED COLOR Vinyl incl 12 inch booklet - LORDSHOP exclusive – strictly limited to 300 copies worldwide

● 2LP Gatefold RECYCLED BLACK Vinyl

● 2 CD 6 pages Digisleeve (Ltd Deluxe Edition), 12p booklet

● 1 CD 6 pages Digisleeve, 12p booklet

● Cassette (PINK w/ Black print) - Napalm Records Mailorder and LORDSHOP exclusive – strictly limited to 300 copies worldwide

● Digital Album


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