A special-edition two-CD version of HIM's new album, "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice", is available for pre-order at Heartagram.com. The package includes the full "Screamworks" CD plus an acoustic bonus disc, "Baudelaire in Braille", and a limited screen print entitled "Saint Scream", which was hand-pressed by Two Rabbits Studio.
"Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice" will be released by Sire Records on February 9. Recorded at The Lair in Los Angeles, the CD was produced by Matt Squire (TAKING BACK SUNDAY, THE USED, SAOSIN) and mixed by Neal Avron (LINKIN PARK, WEEZER, FALL OUT BOY).
"Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice" is HIM's seventh studio album and the follow-up to 2007's "Venus Doom", which debuted at No. 12 in the U.S. and was nominated for a Grammy Award for "Best Boxed/Special Limited Edition Packaging". In 2007, HIM, which is Ville Valo (vocals), Mige (bass), Linde (guitar), Burton (keyboards), and Gas (drums), supported METALLICA in Europe before joining the LINKIN PARK-headlined Projekt Revolution tour across America, and headlined its own U.S. theater tour. The band's 2005 album, "Dark Light", has the distinction of being the first album by a Finnish band to be certified gold in the U.S.
"Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice" track listing:
01. In Venere Veritas
02. Scared To Death
04. Dying Song
05. Disarm Me (With Your Loneliness)
06. Love, The Hardest Way
07. Katherine Wheel
08. In The Arms Of Rain
09. Ode To Solitude
10. Shatter Me With Hope
11. Acoustic Funeral (For Love In Limbo)
12. Like St. Valentine
13. The Foreboding Sense Of Impending Happiness
The "Heartkiller" video can be viewed below.