Mariangela Demurtas releases cover of ‘Opium’ by Dead Can Dance
Mariangela Demurtas releases cover of "Opium" by Dead Can Dance
Italian singer Mariangela Demurtas (Vocalist of Tristania and Ardours) has released a stunning cover of the Dead Can Dance song "Opium" via her Youtube channel.
Mariangela commented "I think Dead Can Dance is one of the most amazing bands in the world. I decided to sing this cover because I am fascinated by their beauty and sadness-My voice went open and free for the song, just the way I like it!"
Watch the video here:
Stay tuned for further announcements from Mariangela in the very near future!
Vocalist and songwriter, Mariangela Demurtas, is well known as the as lead singer of the Norwegian band Tristania, and her other project Ardours.
Having been singing from a young age, Mariangela’s journey as a professional singer began in 2007 with Tristania, a pioneer of gothic metal in the world. During her time with Tristania, they released two albums: ‘Rubicon’ in 2008 and ‘Darkest White’ in 2013. Mariangela has worked with well-known producers such as Waldemar Sorychta, Sasha Gerstner and Cris Cedeberg. Along with touring across continents and sharing stages with the likes of Moonspell, Dark Tranquillity, Orphaned Land, Timo Tolkki s Avalon and more.
Ardours began in 2016, formed by Mariangela together with Kris Laurent, an old friend. They released an album on Frontiers Records in 2019 titled ‘Last Place On Earth’ and along with their 2020 EP ‘Eu4ia Ep’. Ardours took to the stage with major names including Paradise Lost prior to the pandemic bringing a halt to further shows. Now they are waiting with eager anticipation to return to the live scene.
Mariangela’s voice is powerful and versatile, complementing a wide range of musical styles. She wrote a solo album in 2013 but it remained unreleased, unsure of the musical direction to take. Initially choosing to release her solo work on Patreon, Mariangela is preparing to unleash her album into the wider world and make her solo debut in 2021.