On the heels of the release of his new album Lightwork, musical mastermind Devin Townsend has released another music video from the album for the song “Heartbreaker.” The video follows four different versions of Devin compiling the track in his home studio. The video can be seen here: https://youtu.be/G6cNd3dCVFY.
Lightwork is now available globally via InsideOut Music. Devin has released three previous music videos for the tracks “Moonpeople,” \”Call Of The Void”and “Lightworker.”
This past weekend, Devin presented a special streaming event to commemorate the release of his new album. Watch him perform tracks & answer fan questions here: https://youtu.be/PUXpsv4Oyjg
Stream the track and order Lightwork here: https://devin-townsend.lnk.to/Lightwork
The ‘Lightwork Interactive Ambient Generator’ was also recently launched, giving access to specially curated loops from the album, that fans can mix together to create their own soundscape for work and relaxation. Head here to explore: http://lightwork.hevydevy.com/
After a few exceptionally long years full of personal change and near manic levels of creative activity, Canadian musician Devin Townsend releases his follow up to 2019’s well received Empath in the form of his new release, Lightwork. Assembled from a barrage of material written during the pandemic, Lightwork (and its companion album of B-sides and demos; Nightwork) represents Devin at this stage of his life, post pandemic, and his reflections on what he (and many of us) have all gone through.
For Lightwork, Devin decided to see what would happen if he included a producer (an experiment he has been excited to attempt for some time) to help guide this selection of material. He chose long-time friend Garth “GGGarth” Richardson to help bring this idea to fruition, and through a difficult (but wonderful) process, the next Devin album have been delivered. The name Lightwork represents the music, as well as the act of creating music, as a kind of ‘light in the dark’ while trying to navigate the seemingly endless challenges that life can often present. When things seem like there’s “no way out” or that a situation becomes seemingly insurmountable, the connection to music, family, and creativity became a light in the dark that is the bedrock of this wonderful album.
Featuring artwork by frequent collaborator Travis Smith, Lightwork arrives in several editions including a Limited Deluxe Orange 3LP+2CD+Blu-ray boxset that includes both Lightwork & its companion album Nightwork on both CD & Vinyl, as well as a Blu-ray including 5.1 surround sound, album commentary & visuals, art-cards & extensive perfect-bound booklet, all contained in a lift-off lid box. There will also be a Limited 2CD+Blu-ray Artbook, Limited 2CD Digipak, Gatefold 180g 2LP+CD, Standard CD Jewelcase and Digital Album.
The tracklisting for Lightwork is:
4) Call Of The Void
7) Celestial Signals
8) Heavy Burden
10) Children Of God
Devin will embark on a European headline tour in early 2023. The full list of dates can be found below: