The Skinny: Relapse Records is excited to share “Requiem For X,” the first track from Goblin Rebirth’s upcoming self-titled album (due June 30, 2015). The group (which features members of Italian film score figureheads Goblin) has made the track available to stream – check it out above!

“The song is a prayer… It starts very sad, but it builds to become furious in the end,” guitarist Giacomo Anselmi says. “It tells the story of the death of a goblin. Fabio (Pignatelli) arranged the entire song. A child was supposed to sing the whistle melody at the beginning, but we changed it — we didn’t want another ‘School at Night.’ It’s unbelievable, a continuous crescendo until the song stops. That’s the moment when X dies.”

Goblin Rebirth Track Listing:

01. Requiem For X
02. Back in 74
03. Book of Skulls
04. Mysterium
05. Evil In The Machine
06. Forest
07. Bolero
08. Rebirth

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