Brand new album called “Angel’s Gate” is coming up from melodic rockers Autumn’s Child on February 26th.
Mikael Erlandsson needs no further introduction when it comes to melodic rock.
He has released six successful solo albums and a lot of titles with groups like Phenomena,
Salute among others. Between 2006 2018 Erlandsson front ed the Swedish super group
Secret Service which he toured with live all over the world.
Together with the fantastic guitar player Andy Malecek from the successful German hard
rock band Fair Warning he founded the band LAST AUTUMNS DREAM in 2003 which
also featured Ian Haugland, Mic Michaeli and John Leven of Europe fame at the time. The
self titled debut album was produced by Claes Andreasson and became a great success.
Last Autumn’s Dream went on releasing another 14 albums with different line ups
including great musicians like Jamie Borger (Treat ) and Marcel Jacob (Talisman ). They
toured Japan, England and Germany but decided to take a break in 2018.
Shortly after, Erlandsson founded the group AUTUMN’S CHILD . Their self titled debut
album was released in January 2019 through AOR Heaven feat. Jona Tee on keyboards
(H.E.A.T), Robban Bäck , former drummer of Eclipse and currently in the line up with
Swedish rock band Mustasch, Claes Andreasson of Swedish Westcoast/AOR band
Heartbreak Radio who also produced the first Autumns Child album together with Mikael
Erlandsson. Guitars come courtesy of Pontus Åkesson Moon Safari).
“Angel’s Gate” now marks AUTMUN’S CHILD’s return. This time they have defined their
craft even more and the album is again filled with great songs and classy musicianship.
The album starts off with the song “Where Angels Cry” which offers all of the Autumn’s
Child’s typical elements: hard Melodic Rock with a Nordic touch.
There are homages throughout the album to Whitesnake, AOR, Supertramp, Gary
Moore,10cc, Manfred Mann and ELO but most of all it sounds like nothing else in today’s
The album was produced by
Claes Andreasson and Mikael Erlandsson .
Mixed and mastered by Mikael Andersson at Soundport Studio
Keyboard solo on 2 tracks
Piano on ”Don’t ever leave me ’