Nuovo Testamento’s latest single “Heat” is the Hi-NRG prayer at the end of a long road. It’s a driving, synth-powered battle cry on behalf of all the open hearts. It’s about the power of vulnerability, knowing what you want, and accepting nothing less.
The Los Angeles / Bologna based trio, Nuovo Testamento have taken over dance floors with their uniquely dark Italo disco-flavored pop hits in just a few years. On March 3 they return with their highly anticipated second LP, Love Lines, on which Nuovo Testamento continue to explore the light, the dark and exultant personal power in what will undoubtedly become an instant dance classic.
Following the release of the coldwave cult hit Exposure EP back in 2019 (Avant! Records), Nuovo Testamento’s acclaimed full-length New Earth exploded onto the scene with its graceful 1980s-influenced club elements, contagious rhythms and a powerful punch of synth-pop. The release was widely considered across genres to be one of 2021’s best underground albums of the year.
Their vibrant follow up Love Lines is an album about proof of life and the joy of survival. The record invokes a sense of motion in an often stagnant time and place. Inside the eight new tracks, rich synthesizers and driving percussion testify to the need for movement, connection and autonomy.
Produced by sound engineer Maurizio Baggio (Boy Harsher, The Soft Moon) with vocal recording by Riki, Love Lines is reminiscent of the work of Shep Pettibone, Chris Barbosa and serves as a reminder of the power of pop music.
Nuovo Testamento includes members of hardcore and dark punk royalty Tørsö, Horror Vacui, Crimson Scarlet and touring members of Sheer Mag. Following a successful European run with Riki and extensive U.S. tour with The Soft Moon, the trio hit the road across North America with Molchat Doma in May.
Love Lines sees its release March 3 via Discoteca Italia. It will be available on vinyl limited to 2000 copies, including classic black, baby blue/baby pink (250 copies) and red/white (250 copies). Pre-Order Love Lines Here.
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