Prosthetic Records is pleased to announce the first details of the upcoming album from AN AUTUMN FOR CRIPPLED CHILDREN. Titled All Fell Silent, Everything Went Quiet, the elusive trio's first release under the Prosthetic banner will see release on May 1st.
For over a decade now, AN AUTUMN FOR CRIPPLED CHILDREN has been emitting their distinctive amalgam of abrasive black metal and melodic shoegaze from behind a lush veil of synths and strings. Although their original inspirations -- black metal and '90s doom/goth bands -- can still be detected in new material, they've evolved to incorporate so much more. Unrestrained by genre boundaries, they've created a ten-track chronology of the human condition that heaves under the weight of both distortion and emotion. Vibrant melody provides a counterpoint to bleak soundscapes and harsh vocals.
Embracing an insular approach to their output, All Fell Silent, Everything Went Quiet was recorded, engineered, mixed, and mastered by the band. The cover art was also created by the trio, with all elements of the record shaped by their collective vision. The final package delivers an emotional gut punch of melancholic ruminations.
Opting to remain anonymous, and with live performances yet to be realized, AN AUTUMN FOR CRIPPLED CHILDREN channels everything they want to communicate via their recorded output. Often incomprehensible, the lyrics still transmit honest sentiments in a way that has resonated with fans since their first release. The universal nature of love, death life, loss, pain, and misery is condensed into majestic instrumental passages and verbalized through a choir of multiple instruments, of which the human voice is just one.
In advance of the release of All Fell Silent, Everything Went Quiet, the band unveils, "I Became You." Of the track, the band comments, " 'I Became You' is the first track we're putting out there - and it's representative of the album as a whole. The lyrics are really personal, but the feelings are quite universal and may be familiar to other people. The track is about being young and wanting to break free from your parents and push against all that they stand for only to later, further down the line, realize that you're exactly like them. It's also about realizing that your parents were right about a lot of things, and the love we feel towards our parents"
View AN AUTUMN FOR CRIPPLED CHILDREN's "I Became You" at THIS LOCATION.