ANATHEMA's DANNY CAVANAGH To Support OCTAVIA SPERATI On Select UK Shows

Norway's OCTAVIA SPERATI has issued the following update:

"We are happy to announce that Danny Cavanagh from dream rockers ANATHEMA will be special guest to the band's shows in Doncaster and London on our tour in April. Danny will bring his guitar and play some classic ANATHEMA songs and covers in an intimate, acoustic setting. Silje [Wergeland; OCTAVIA SPERATI vocalist] will be joining him for a few songs during his set."

Commented Silje: "We've played together once before when Danny was doing a solo show in my hometown Bergen a few years ago, and it was a great time for all involved. We have not chosen what songs we will play together yet, and there will be no time for rehearsal before this, so anything might happen at the shows! I can promise you that Danny will bring in beautiful elements of melancholy and ethereal music with his warm voice and his guitar!"

OCTAVIA SPERATI's UK tour dates:

April 03 - Swindon, UK - 12Bar
April 04 - Keitiring, UK - Sawyers
April 05 - Doncaster, UK - Leopard
April 06 - Southampton, UK - Joiners
April 07 - Brighton, UK - Freebut
April 09 - London, UK - Barfly

An e-card for OCTAVIA SPERATI's latest album, "Grace Submerged", can be accessed at this location.

"Grace Submerged" was released in May 2007 via Candlelight Records.

OCTAVIA SPERATI's video for the song "Moonlit" can be viewed below. The clip was filmed on March 9-11, 2007 with director Tommy Nss, who has previously worked with SAHG, AUDREY HORNE, I and GORGOROTH, among others.

OCTAVIA SPERATI recorded the new CD with producers Herbrand Larsen (ENSLAVED, ex-AUDREY HORNE) and Arve Isdal (I, ENSLAVED and AUDREY HORNE), who previously worked with the group on their "Winter Enclosure" debut.

Formed in 2000, OCTAVIA SPERATI's current lineup includes singer Silje Wergeland, bassist Trine C. Johansen, guitarists Gyri S. Losnegaard and Bodil Myklebust, keyboardist Tone Midtgaard and drummer Ivar Alver.

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