1ST SINGLE AND VIDEO – ”THIS IS MY LOVE SONG” – FROM CHRISTIAN LILJEGREN (VOCALIST OF NARNIA & THE WAYMAKER) AND HIS ALBUM MELODIC PASSION – OUT TODAY!

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Photo of Christian Liljegren by Mats Vassfjord

Stockholm, Sweden. February 3rd , 2021

2021 är ett jubileumsår för Narnia sångaren Christian Liljegren.

3:e februari 2021 fyller rocksångaren Christian Liljegren 50 år. 1:a single/video This is my love song från kommande solo albumet Melodic Passion.  Christian är en sångare med mycket inlevelse och passion och personligt uttryck i sitt musikskapande och nya albumet är en total passion för musik med rötterna i 1970-1980 talet.

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Photo of Christian Liljegren by Mats Vassfjord

Ny singlen är en klassisk ballad med stjärncellisten Svante Henrysson som gäst. Låten för tankarna till Christians musikaliska rötter som Rainbow, Scorpions, Deep Purple & Europe.

Låten är en hyllning till familjen, livet, tron och alla som supportat Christian under sina 35 år som rocksångare och en låt som kan ge kraft i denna turbulenta tid. En sång om kärleken till livet, tron och musiken.

Mycket firande detta år för Christian Liljegren

35 år som aktiva rocksångare och många band har passerat revy.

Modest Attraction firar 30 år.

Narnia firar 25 år.

Christian är mycket produktiv då han har drygt 40 album i sin CV sedan tidigt 1990-tal.

Nya albumet Melodic Passion är producerad av den talangfulle Viktor Stenqvist som mixade Narnias album From Darkness To Light som toppade försäljninglistan i Sverige 2019.

Christian har haft ett fantastisk team bakom Melodic Passion 

Lineup:

Christian Liljegren – Lead & backing vocals

Stephen Carlsson – Guitars

Olov Andersson – Keyboards

Andreas “Habo” Johansson – Drums

Per Schelander – Bass

Royal HuntAstrakhanAvatariumAudiovisionHouse of ShakiraNeptuneNarniaRob Rock & Pain of Salvation

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Photo of Christian Liljegren by Mats Vassfjord

The record label Melodic Passion Records is very proud to release the 1st single and video “This is my love song” from Christian Liljegren (vocalist of Narnia & The Waymaker) and his album Melodic Passion. A passionate stunning classic ballad to give strength in this pandemic days with special guest Svante Henryson on cello. Also a tribute to the family, faith, music and to all who have supported and believed in Christian Liljegren during his 35 year long music career since 1986. It is also his 50th birthday today, February 3.

Today, Melodic Passion Records proudly presents the 1st  single and video “This is my love song” from Christian Liljegren’s album Melodic Passion. Christian Liljegren is one of the most productive hard-rock/metal artists from Sweden and on the rock scene today with nearly 40 different albums under his belt, since he the started his career in 1986. Christian is known for his passion in his singing on albums as well on stage live performing for crowds all around the world.

Christian’s long music career and he has been fronting many bands such as NarniaThe WaymakerAudiovisionDivinefireGolden ResurrectionWisdom CallFlagshipModest AttractionBorderline to name a few.

As Christian describes it:

– I am 50 years old today and I am deeply proud of the journey so far in music. This album is my way of saying thanks for the music, to show my tribute to my musical heroes, as well as showing my love to all who have supported me along the way. 

The intention with this album was to go back to Christian’s musical roots, where he started to listen to music late in the 1970’s. You can hear Christian’s biggest music influences from bands such as RainbowThe SweetUriah HeepQueenStryper and Europe, as well as favorite singers like Ronnie James Dio (R.I.P), Brian Connolly (R.I.P), David Byron (R.I.P), Freddie Mercury (R.I.P), John LawtonJohn MilesMichael Sweet, and Joey Tempest.

This is also Christian’s debut as music composer, since all music on this album is composed by Christian and Stephen Carlson (BrotthoggThe RiseTalesGil Edwards), an amazing guitarist from Sweden who now lives in Norway. Christian has written all lyrics, vocal melodies and arrangements, and co-produced the album with his good friends Viktor Stenqvist (Narnia’s sound engineer), and Olov Andersson (AudiovisionVeni Domine and keyboard player on this album).

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Photo of Christian Liljegren by Mats Vassfjord

– I’m very happy and proud to do this song “This is my love song”, as this song is a gift from me to my family and friends who have supported me through all the years. I thank God for the gift of music and for my talent as I want to share heavenly love through my music. Christian concludes.

The Melodic Passion album will be released on CD and LP (black and limited purple edition) and on all major digital platforms by Melodic Passion Records and distributed by Sound Pollution Distribution on March 26, 2021.

Lineup:

Christian Liljegren – Lead & backing vocals

Stephen Carlsson – Guitars

Olov Andersson – Keyboards

Andreas “Habo” Johansson – Drums

Per Schelander – Bass

The lineup consists of musicians that have been involved and/or are active in bands like Royal HuntAstrakhanAvatariumAudiovisionHouse of ShakiraNeptuneNarniaRob Rock & Pain of Salvation.

Guest appearance by Svante Henryson – Cello on This is my love song

The Melodic Passion album is recorded and mixed by Viktor Stenqvist 

Mastering by CJ Grimmark

Graphic design by Jonatan Samuelsson

Produced by Christian LiljegrenOlov Andersson & Viktor Stenqvist

Distributed by Sound Pollution

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Photo of Christian Liljegren by Mats Vassfjord

Links:

Music video: https://youtu.be/C-lDOgGy098

Single: https://orcd.co/this-is-my-love-song

Album: https://orcd.co/melodic-passion

Hemsida: https://melodicpassion.com/artists/christian-liljegren

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/christian.liljegren1

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/christianliljegren

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdnYla_GJO9-Ysjb7Eg-tEw

Melodic Passion: https://melodicpassion.com