Mina Harker presents new album and tour with Oomph!
Since the beginning of time, mankind has dreamt up, conceived and often feared the dark worlds, mysterious myths, folklore and utopias, due to their inconceivable and menacing nature. The dark of night, with its myriad creatures, often hard to spot for those that do not listen or watch attentively, holds a similar fascination. It is from these spheres that Mina Harker gathers the inspiration for her tales, which are oh so perilous, surreal, outstanding and passionate.
The songs are interpreted in a highly individualistic manner, carried by a powerful voice that can be as fragile as an angel and in the next moment harsh and relentless, but that always integrates itself passionately into the wild mood swings of the music. The highly polished song arrangements, built around the hard guitar sounds of Alexander Gorodezki, who, together with Mina Harker, forms the creative core of the band, form an effective counterpoint to the emotional vocals. Both Mina and Alexander are very fond of opulent and atmospheric electronic sounds as well, thus creating a dark digital aesthetic that effectively transports passion and power in songs full of character and with never too much pathos or dejection, carefully arranged and perfectly produced with delicate German lyrics. For “Bis zum Tod”, the band collaborated with Dero from Oomph!, who duets with Mina on one of the best songs from the album… a collaboration that was to bear other fruit, as well: in November and December, Mina Harker will be supporting the Electro-Metal-stars from Braunschweig on their extensive “Monster”-Tour. “Tiefer” is an irresistible experience that will drown you in velvety, yet relentless waves! Released on Mach XX and available November 10th, 2008.
Mina Harker will be hitting the road for a big tour in November. They're gonna support Oomph! on all their German tour dates. Be ready for Mina Harker's thrilling and melodic mix of gothic, electro and rock!
06.11.08 Braunschweig Jolly Joker
08.11.08 Magdeburg Factory
09.11.08 Berlin Columbia Club
10.11.08 Rostock Mau-Club
12.11.08 Kiel Halle 400
13.11.08 Bremen Aladin
15.11.08 Dresden Strasse E
16.11.08 Hamburg Markthalle
17.11.08 Osnabrück Rosenhof
19.11.08 Frankfurt Batschkapp
21.11.08 Leipzig Werk II
22.11.08 Herford Club X
23.11.08 Bochum Zeche
25.11.08 Köln Live Music Hall
26.11.08 Saarbrücken Garage
27.11.08 Würzburg Soundpark-Ost
28.11.08 Aschaffenburg Colos-Saal
30.11.08 Stuttgart LKA Longhorn
01.12.08 Erlangen E-Werk
03.12.08 München Backstage