Following the release of their acclaimed new studio album “PANTHER”, Sweden’s progressive Metal innovators Pain of Salvation are announcing a special re-issue edition for their “The Perfect Element, Pt. I” album from 2000. Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the band’s third album, the re-issue version is entitled “The Perfect Element, Pt. I (Anniversary Mix 2020)” and will be released on November 20th, 2020 via InsideOutMusic.

A first taste of the release is available as of today with the launch of its first digital single “Ashes (Anniversary Mix 2020)” here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVblZBWE5ag and here: https://open.spotify.com/track/1KsDYvXlD1Kwv8h4WQUmOv

Following on from the widely praised remix of the classic Pain of Salvationalbum “Remedy Lane” in 2016, “The Perfect Element, Pt. I (Anniversary Mix 2020)” comes completely remixed by Pontus Lindmark as well as mastered by Thor Legvold / Sonovo. The release, which features slightly revised artwork as well as new liner-notes, will be available as limited 2CD Digipak and Digital Album (with a total of 8 bonus tracks) as well as in the Gatefold 2LP format on 180g. vinyl with the entire remixed album as bonus CD.

Pain of Salvation – “The Perfect Element, Pt. I (Anniversary Mix 2020)” 2CD tracklisting:

Main CD (76:23):
1. Used (Anniversary Mix 2020) (05:23)
2. In the Flesh (Anniversary Mix 2020) (08:39)
3. Ashes (Anniversary Mix 2020) (04:27)
4. Morning on Earth (Anniversary Mix 2020) (04:35)
5. Idioglossia (Anniversary Mix 2020) (08:30)
6. Her Voices (Anniversary Mix 2020) (07:56)
7. Dedication (Anniversary Mix 2020) (04:02)
8. King of Loss (Anniversary Mix 2020) (09:51)
9. Reconciliation (Anniversary Mix 2020) (04:30)
10. Song for the Innocent (Anniversary Mix 2020) (03:03)
11. Falling (Anniversary Mix 2020) (01:53)
12. The Perfect Element (Anniversary Mix 2020) (10:13)
13. Epilogue (Anniversary Mix 2020) (03:14) * Bonus Track

Bonus CD (31:00):
1. Used (Live 2018) (05:54)
2. Ashes (Live 2017) (05:48)
3. Falling (Live 2018) (02:30)
4. The Perfect Element (Live 2018) (10:10)
5. Her Voices (and only that) (01:21)
6. Absolute Kromata (00:31)
7. Ashes [your language here] (04:42)

Pain of Salvation – “The Perfect Element, Pt. I (Anniversary Mix 2020)” 2LP tracklisting:
 
Side A:
1. Used (Anniversary Mix 2020) (05:23)
2. In the Flesh (Anniversary Mix 2020) (08:39)
3. Ashes (Anniversary Mix 2020) (04:27)
4. Morning on Earth (Anniversary Mix 2020) (04:35)
Side B:
1. Idioglossia (Anniversary Mix 2020) (08:30)
2. Her Voices (Anniversary Mix 2020) (07:56)
 
Side C:
1. Dedication (Anniversary Mix 2020) (04:02)
2. King of Loss (Anniversary Mix 2020) (09:51)

Side D:
1. Reconciliation (Anniversary Mix 2020) (04:30)
2. Song for the Innocent (Anniversary Mix 2020) (03:03)
3. Falling (Anniversary Mix 2020) (01:53)
4. The Perfect Element (Anniversary Mix 2020) (10:13)
5. Epilogue (Anniversary Mix 2020) (03:14) * Bonus Track
 
Note: The Gatefold 2LP comes with the entire remixed album (13 songs / 76 minutes) as bonus CD.
Next to the unlimited 2LP black vinyl version, “The Perfect Element, Pt. I (Anniversary Mix 2020)” is also available in the following limited coloured vinyl options:
 
Yellow 2LP: 100x copies (IOM Webshop)
Orange 2LP: 200x copies (CM Distro)
Creamy White 2LP: 100x (Band exclusive)
Red 2LP: 100x (Band exclusive)

The pre-order for the release in its various formats starts today here:
https://painofsalvation.lnk.to/ThePerfectElementI2020

In other news, Pain of Salvation’s freshly released new studio album “PANTHER” managed to enter various international sales charts including the following: Germany # 19, Switzerland # 18, Austria # 43, Belgium (Wallonia) # 42, France # 125, UK Rock Album Chart # 12 as well as # 21 in the “Current Hard Music Albums” chart in the USA.

Check out these videos for Pain of Salvation’s “PANTHER” album:
“ACCELERATOR”: https://youtu.be/5QKmOJl4GXQ
“RESTLESS BOY”: https://youtu.be/jkU564tyD5M
“PANTHER”: https://youtu.be/NmhJTkc9v8o
“UNFUTURE” Lyric Video: https://youtu.be/lZy3XoOBHTU
“RESTLESS BOY” Drum Playthrough: https://youtu.be/URYPi9Elv2g
“ACCELERATOR” Drum Playthrough: https://youtu.be/zC7qXUjYyDQ
“PANTHER” Album Trailer: https://youtu.be/njgmgECkFBw

Next to the standard CD and the Digital Album formats, ”PANTHER” is also available as limited 2CD Mediabook (Including expanded artwork and the following 4 bonus tracks on a separate disc (15:41): “PANTHER (demo)” (04:09), “KEEN TO A FAULT (demo)” (05:31), “FIFI GRUFFI” (03:32) and “UNFOREVER” (02:27)) and as 180g. Gatefold 2LP (Including the 4 bonus tracks on Side D and album on CD as bonus).

You can order “PANTHER” in its various formats here: https://PainofSalvation.lnk.to/Panther

Pain of Salvation line-up:
Daniel Gildenlöw – lead vocals and lots of stuff
Johan Hallgren – guitar and vocals
Léo Margarit – drums and vocals
Daniel Karlsson – keyboards, guitars and vocals

Pain of Salvation discography:
Entropia –1997
One Hour by the Concrete Lake – 1998
The Perfect Element, Part I – 2000
Remedy Lane – 2002
12:5 – 2004
BE – 2004
BE DVD – 2005
Scarsick – 2007
Ending Themes DVD – 2009
Linoleum EP – 2009
Road Salt One – 2010
Road Salt Two – 2011
Falling Home – 2014
Remedy Lane Re:visited (Re:mixed & Re:lived) – 2016
In the Passing Light of Day – 2017
PANTHER – 2020

Pain of Salvation online:
www.painofsalvation.com
www.facebook.com/painofsalvation
https://twitter.com/thebestofpain

INSIDEOUT MUSIC online:
www.insideoutmusic.com
www.insideoutmusic.store
www.youtube.com/InsideOutMusicTV
www.facebook.com/InsideOutMusic
www.twitter.com/InsideOutUSA
http://spotify.com/progrockessentials

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