Frontiers Music Srl is pleased to announce the upcoming release of a new solo album, “My Father’s Son”, from guitarist & songwriter Jani Liimatainen (The Dark Element, Insomnium, Cain’s Offering Official) on May 6th, 2022.
The Finnish musician’s impeccable talents are on full display on this new album and he’s got a stellar cast of friends lending their talents to the proceedings. Today, fans can get their first taste of music from the album with the release of the single “All Dreams Are Born to Die”, which features guest lead vocals from Tony Kakko of Sonata Arctica. Listen to the new track below.
“My Father’s Son” includes guest lead vocals from Björn “Speed” Strid (Soilwork, The Night Flight Orchestra), Tony Kakko (Sonata Arctica), Timo Kotipelto (Stratovarius), Anette Olzon (The Dark Element), Renan Zonta (Electric Mob), Pekka Heino (Brother Firetribe), and Antti Railio (Celesty, Diecell). Liimatainen even takes on lead vocal duties himself, as well. Additionally, bassist Jonas Kuhlberg (One Desire), drummer Rolf Pilve (Stratovarius, Smackbound), and pianist Jarkko Lahti provide instrumentation, while Liimatainen handles guitars, keyboards, and programming. Jens Johansson (Stratovarius, Rainbow) and Janne Huttunen provide guest keyboard and saxophone solos, respectively.
Pre-order & pre-save “My Father’s Son” on CD, LP & Digital here.
1. Breathing Divinity (Vocals: Björn “Speed” Strid)
2. All Dreams Are Born To Die (Vocals: Tony Kakko)
3. What Do You Want (Vocals: Renan Zonta)
4. Who Are We (Vocals: Timo Kotipelto)
5. Side By Side (Vocals: Pekka Heino)
6. The Music Box (Vocals: Renan Zonta)
7. Into the Fray (Vocals: Timo Kotipelto)
8. I Could Stop Now (Vocals: Anette Olzon)
9. Haunted House (Vocals: Jani Liimatainen)
10. My Father’s Son (Vocals: Antti Railio)
Jani Liimatainen – Guitars, keyboards, programming
Jonas Kuhlberg – Bass
Rolf Pilve – Drums
Jarkko Lahti – Piano
Jens Johansson – Guest keyboard solo
Janne Huttunen – Guest saxophone solo