|Format: CD / Cat No: WNL26412 / Released: 23/03/2015
Track Listing: 1. Battle / 2. Going Home / 3. (A Lady Named) Bright / 4. Hold On To Fascination / 5. Single-Eyed / 6. Press Play From Start / 7. In Reverse / 8. My Perfect Self / 9. Luctor Et Emergo / 10. Deliberate / 11. Flawless Chemistry / 12. Room For One More
More information: Trial and error, winning and losing, success and setbacks, joy and sorrow, "Luctor et Emergo" (I struggle and emerge): the title of the third album of the dutch rock band Lesoir. The title is characteristic of the content on the album and is a recurring theme of singer Maartje Meessen's lyrics. It touches upon various issues of life, not always with a conclusion or an answer.
The previous album "Transience" received rave reviews from far beyond the Dutch borders, securing Lesoir many international bookings. High profile support shows with renowned bands Karnivool, Delain, The Gathering, Within Temptation and The Pineapple Thief have helped build the bands momentum and increase fans globally.
In June 2014, armed with 12 rough tracks, the band travelled to the UK to spend two weeks in the famous Airfield Studios, St. Merryn, to work alongside top producer and close friend John Cornfield (known for his work with Muse, Oasis, Supergrass, Stone Roses, Katatonia & New Model Army) on their third album.
The remote location of this former airport allowed the band to simply focus on one goal; the making of a dynamic creation in which Lesoir would musically expose themselves. Partly due to the intensive input and guidance from Cornfield, Lesoir managed to achieve an even more superior sound. For 'Luctor et Emergo' honesty, spaciousness, grandeur, fragility, experimental and melodiousness are all descriptions that apply.