03 July 2015
Enchant: Announce European tour and North American dates!
Enchant:  Announce European tour and North American dates!
ENCHANT, the Bay Area's long-running Prog Rock institution, are finally returning for live appearances in Europe this October in order to promote their acclaimed comeback album "The Great Divide", which was released via the band's longtime label partner InsideOutMusic last year.

The tour will be a double-headlining bill featuring ENCHANT as well as Hasse Fröberg & Musical Companion, kicking off (for ENCHANT) at the 2015 edition of ProgPower Europe festival in The Netherlands on October 4th. Here are the exact dates:

Enchant + Hasse Fröberg & Musical Companion - European Tour 2015:
Oct 4 Baarlo, The Netherlands - ProgPower Europe (Enchant only!)
Oct 5 Berlin, Germany - Magnet
Oct 6 München, Germany - Kranhalle
Oct 7 Oberhausen, Germany - Zentrum Altenberg
Oct 8 Rüsselsheim, Germany - Das Rind
Oct 9 Stuttgart, Germany - Schocken Club
Oct 10 Zoetermeer, The Netherlands - De Boerderij
Oct 11 London, UK - The Underworld
Oct 12 Bilston, UK - The Robin 2
Oct 13 Paris, France - Backstage

ENCHANT's Douglas A. Ott checked in about the band's upcoming touring activity as follows:
"We are super excited to be headed back to Europe to play for our fans! It's been way too long and we're looking forward to being back on the road performing again, playing old favorites and a bunch of new material from The Great Divide! We are doing a double headlining tour with Hasse Froberg & Musical Companion, which will be a great overall evening of killer progressive music every night! Hope to see everyone come out for these shows!"

Additionally, ENCHANT have confirmed the following appearances in North America:
Saturday August 29th Whittier, CA @ CalProg + Spock's Beard / calprog.com
Friday October 23rd Houston, TX - BFE Rock Club
Saturday October 24th Austin, TX - Empire Control Room & Garage
November 15-19th Cruise To The Edge + Yes, Marillion, Saga. Etc. / cruisetotheedge.com

"The Great Divide" is ENCHANT's much anticipated 8th studio album and their first new recordings in almost ten years, following their acclaimed latest studio album "Tug Of War" in 2003 and the "Live At Last" double-album / live DVD release in 2004.

Check out the title track, "The Great Divide", here:

The album track "Within An Inch" can be heard here:

A comprehensive EPK-styled interview with ENCHANT about the album can be seen here:

An online video teaser featuring samples of various album songs can be checked here:

"The Great Divide" was released in Europe as CD and Digital Download, but also as special edition 2CD Mediabook version containing a bonus track as well as a 'best of' bonus disc (featuring 10 additional songs in 71 minutes of playing time) spanning the complete Enchant catalogue.

Here is the tracklisting of the album, which features a running time of 55 minutes in its standard edition and 64 minutes in its limited edition:

ENCHANT - "The Great Divide":
1. Circles (7:59)
2. Within An Inch (7:34)
3. The Great Divide (9:03)
4. All Mixed Up (4:12)
5. Transparent Man (6:19)
6. Life In A Shadow (4:58)
7. Deserve To Feel (8:01)
8. Here And Now (7:31)
Bonustrack of Mediabook edition:
9. Prognosticator (8:22)

Bonus "Best Of" CD:
1. The Thirst (6:16)
2. Oasis (8:11
3. Pure (7:19)
4. New Moon (8:24)
5. Break (5:06)
6. Paint The Picture (7:02)
7. Under Fire (5:58)
8. Sinking Sand (7:10)
9. Comatose (8:53)
10. At Death's Door [Live] (7:07)

A Gatefold 2LP version of "The Great Divide" on 180gr. vinyl including the bonus track as well as the full album on a CD as bonus is also available.

All physical formats of the album can be purchased from the InsideOutMusic webshop here:

The album can also be purchased digitally here:
smarturl.it/thegreatdivideiTUNES / smarturl.it/tgdAMAZON

ENCHANT Discography:
A Blueprint Of The World - CD 1993
Wounded - CD 1996
Time Lost - CD 1997
Break - CD 1998
Juggling 9 Or Dropping 10 - CD 2000
Blink Of An Eye - CD 2002
Tug Of War - CD 2003
Live At Last - 2CD/2DVD 2004
The Great Divide - CD 2014

Ted Leonard - Lead vocals (Spock's Beard / Thought Chamber)
Douglas A. Ott - Guitars and backing vocals
Ed Platt - Bass guitar and bass pedals
Bill Jenkins - Keyboards (Sound Of Contact / Thought Chamber)
Sean Flanegan - Drums (Cynthesis)

ENCHANT online: