Shape Of Water
GB Salford – Alternative Rock / Artrock / Alternative Metal
Shape Of Water


SHAPE OF WATER - Don't Leave Me In the Dark (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

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Label / Release Type Year
Eclipse Records
Ab67616d0000b273e83d37cca709b3c0befeb79c The Snoot Single 2022
Ab67616d0000b27393b9e367f0d04899d613c869 Don't Leave Me in the Dark Single 2022
Ab67616d0000b2739fbbcae6420f0f21d55770ab Perfect Love (Electro-Acoustic Version) Single 2021
Ab67616d0000b27398902d47741ecb5c80448abd Lockdown on Mars Single 2021
Ab67616d0000b273c4e1aa41c329685c9dfa86de Livestream from Mars Single 2021
Ab67616d0000b273098efa5bcef699dca3915b40 A Ghost in Manchester / Mr. Sandman Single 2021
Ab67616d0000b273e172f21de85163948a4e89ab The World is Calling Me Single 2020
Ab67616d0000b27350c3703b53a3f8cd916846aa Not All the Things Single 2020
Ab67616d0000b273f906fb3f7d26a1b2f404c074 Scar Single 2020
Ab67616d0000b2733617d505b3bad59ef04e5f5c Great Illusions Album 2020
1664326 Records DK
Ab67616d0000b27335ecd4cd537352e869d8a6f1 Dancing With Tears in My Eyes Single 2019
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Epic Venom Management
Sarah Furbey
Eclipse Records
Chris Poland
Press Text
Shape of Water is an electronic art rock band formed in 2018 from Manchester, United Kingdom in the grand tradition of projects like Queen, Muse, Depeche Mode, Coldplay, The Killers, and Radiohead.

as water has no shape, the band welcomes all listeners into what they refer to as “Genre-Fluid” which
translates to “music without boundaries.”

Rox Capriotti and Luca De Falco met in 2004 in their hometown of San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy. The
first band they formed together was called The Lotus. Over the following few years, the band had
various members step in and out on drums and bass guitar; however, Rox and Luca kept the band on
track. In 2015, they relocated to Manchester, UK in search of new musical experiences. The band had a
short hiatus period and eventually decided to split up. Rox and Luca remained close, writing music
together; however, the rest of the band moved on, and after the breakup of The Lotus, Rox and Luca
created Shape of Water.

After writing dozens of songs, they carefully selected the best of the best, and started recording new
material in early 2018 with producer Paul Reeve (Muse, Beta Band, Supergrass) at Airfield Studios. The
band also brought on Sky Van Hoff (Rammstein, Kreator, Caliban) to mix the songs “Scars” and “Not All
the Things,” and the drums on the album were performed by Marco Lancs. The result was a ten-song
album entitled Great Illusions, which deals mainly with the misconception of human feelings, politics,
and society. While shopping the Great Illusions album for a deal, the band independently released their
first Single, “Dancing with Tears in My Eyes,” which is a cover of the song by the British rock band,
Ultravox. Coincidentally just a few days after its release, they heard back from Eclipse Records who
offered the band a deal with the label.

Great Illusions was released in the Summer of 2020 and received critical acclaim from dozens of
respected media outlets including (but not limited to) Rolling, Classic Rock,, Punktastic, Sonic
Perspective, and, just to name a few. The band was unable to promote it live due to the
ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; however, the duo was able to quickly adapt by live-streaming several
performances which were widely received. Shape Of Water also spent time reinventing some of their
songs for an early 2021 EP release entitled Lockdown On Mars, which was produced by Paul Reeve
(Muse, Supergrass, Beta Band) and mixed by Rox Capriotti. In early June 2021 the band also released a
live EP called Livestream From Mars, recorded during the successful live stream series of the same

After the relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions, Shape of Water were finally back to play live in the
summer of 2021, and they started producing new songs for the second album, many of them written
and recorded at home during the first lockdown, with the exception of the drums and wind instruments.
After a careful selection, the duo decided to release a double single for Halloween, containing a new
song called “A Ghost In Manchester” and a creepy cover of the 50’s hit, “Mr. Sandman,” originally
performed by the Chordettes / Four Aces. The world has been calling for more Shape of Water, and they
have answered.

The new album by Shape of Water is titled, Amor Fati, Latin for “Love of Fate,” alluding to Nietzsche and
the philosophy of determinism which would imply that destiny is already written and we must embrace
the meaninglessness of our free will. Interestingly, the band connected this to their music when the song
written last titled “Starchild” (appearing first on the album) gave a lens through which to run a thread
back through the broadcloth of the other songs and weave this potent, devastating vision. Furthermore,
this aesthetic (and rocking) masterpiece delivers a poignant message about isolation as a swansong,
speaking to the awesome potential of humankind as we ironically and tragically blend into one another.
We wear masks of balance and hope, yet death makes us dust that slips away in the wind. We create
powerful machines and build monuments of hope, but we lose ourselves in the process.

Amor Fati will be released on October 28, 2022 via Eclipse Records.