Helloween’s Massive Reunion Song ‘Skyfall’ Is Ridiculously Epic

"Indestructible"08. "Best Time"04. "Skyfall" is the second track to be released in the reunion era, coming four years after the German power metal pioneers tested the songwriting waters with the "Pumpkins United" single.The triple vocal assault is pure bliss, Hansen, Kiske and Deris all working together in triumphant harmony that gives Helloween a sound that simply could not have existed without egos being cast aside to celebrate the enduring legacy as oneWatch the video for "Skyfall" below (lyrics via Genius) and pre-order your copy of Helloween, the band's first album since 2015's My God-Given Right, here."It is the incomprehensible encounter of seven musicians who are working as friends and even family and created something that no one would have thought it could be possible. "Cyanide"10. "Down in the Dumps"11. "Robot King"09. Joe DiVitaPublished: April 2, 2021Foto Fábio AugustoShare on FacebookShare on TwitterHelloween have released an epic music video for "Skyfall," the first single off their historic three-singer reunion album, Helloween, which will come out on June 18.The release arrives as a seven-and-a-half-minute edit of the full 12-minute song that was penned solely by Kai Hansen, the co-founding Helloween guitarist and singer who left the band in 1988 and made his return in 2017, alongside classic singer Michael Kiske. I think everyone can hear it on this album. "Orbit"12. "Angels"06. I love it."Helloween, "Skyfall" Lyrics[Intro]I fell from the skySo don't ask me why I'm feeling so down[Verse 1]Watching the stars falling down from the sky in the nightCrashing from out of the heavens, they're burning so brightDescend through the atmosphere, glowing with fiery lightDragging a tail of white sparkles, and oh, what a sight[Pre-Chorus 1]Oh, where did I go, how could I knowDefies all reason now[Chorus]I fell from the skySo don't ask me why I'm feeling so downAttacked, shot down and wreckedThere's no turning back to find my way home[Verse 2]Hey, little alien, little greyWhere's the place your people stay?Have you found a place beyondWhere eternity moves on?Let me detach youHelp me find what goes on in your captors mindFor eternity awaitsOn the brink of our escape[Verse 3]We're twisting, we're turning, we're running, we're burningOut on the run through the mazeOn through the madness, no time for sadnessAnd no one can show us the wayThrough Hangar 18, the tension now grows, we're getting so closeEnter the ship, start the engine and open the gates of Hangar 18Onwards to the sky, the stars are bright, they'll shine foreverOn and on we fly so far away[Pre-Chorus 2]Hey, little alien, what have they done to you?Are there survivors here or have they all just disappeared?[Chorus]I fell from the skySo don't ask me why I'm feeling so downAttacked, shot down and wreckedThere's no turning back to find my way home[Verse 4]The dark, the fear of the nightAnd the pain settles down deep withinComing home to a place still unknownAnd the hope as I dream is undying[Outro]When the sky falls and the world you know comes crashing downWhen the sky falls and everything is changingChanges came across the sky, welcome to the other sideAnd everything is changing when the sky falls, when the sky fallsHelloween, "Skyfall" Music VideoHelloween, Helloween Album Art + Track ListingNuclear Blast01. "Mass Pollution"05. The collaboration of different songwriters and strong characters made the album very special: a unique mix with reminiscences from all chapters of the band’s history. Helloween is a big part of my life and I am looking forward to celebrating the songs live for and with our fans!"Bassist Markus Grosskopf, the other mainstay since 1983, offered, "For me, being one of the last ‘survivors‘ who played every note from the beginning, it was a fantastic experience and a very emotional process. It is like awaking from a sleep but still being in an incredible dream," said mainstay guitarist Michael Weikath of the record."Being in the studio with my old companions after 30 years was very emotional for me," admitted Hansen, "But at the same time it was a completely different experience with the 'new' boys. "Fear of the Fallen"03. "Skyfall"Top 25 Power Metal Albums of All Time 
Source: Helloween’s Massive Reunion Song ‘Skyfall’ Is Ridiculously Epic
Filed Under: helloweenCategories: News "Out for the Glory"02. "Rise Without Chains"07. The video description reads, "The epic track describes an alien landing on earth and a dramatic chase while Michael Kiske, Andi Deris and Kai Hansen duel each other in a breathtaking manner and create a vocal broadband adventure."For Helloween fans of any era, this is momentous occasion that sets expectations for the forthcoming 12-song set remarkably high.

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