personal thoughts(by daniel)

some thoughts: i can not testify enough to the power and importance of Love. i can not tell you how incredibly healing and important showing empathy and Love is. it is so much more useful than anger, frustration, selfishness and misery. the way I drift in and out of peoples lives feels more like i am some sort of quiet original angel. no gods, no wings, nothing but raw human connection and a will and wisdom few experience, that i gained through tremendous trauma and suffering. my songs are often my lessons.the thoughts and feelings of people who I have sadly lost, gained and experienced tragedy with. i can not tell you enough how much of a heavy heart I have experienced and how my life has been one constant of observing suffering, i feel like I wander through suffering, performing audio CPR to those who need it. pulling them back from the edge. if this is my life, then let it be my service to the world to deliver the wisdom and philosophy of 'lesson learned' and 'empathy' in song. the stories I get from fans of how my music affected them has given me further purpose with ACT II and beyond. i feel you. i hear you. i see you and I really love you.

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DANIEL ANGELUS RETURNS TO THE LIVE STAGE

See below a fan compilation of footage from Daniel Angelus’ intimate return to the live stage in Derby, England on June 1st 2019. Also included are some photos sent in by fans. Also find the setlist at the bottom of this article. Thank you to everybody who sent in photos and video!.

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SETLIST

REFLECTION

SADNESS

SHALLOW TEARS

TAKE ON ME(acoustic)

WHAT I GAVE YOU WAS NEVER ENOUGH

Sweden Shows Postponed

Hello everyone. daniel here. so bad news first, I got off the flight to Stockholm, Sweden before it took off due to having an enourmous panic attack that I just could not get under control, triggered by recent events in my private life and some issues with the plane. I tried my best but they kept delaying the flight and keeping us sat on the tarmac with nowhere to go and nothing to do and my already struggling mind had done so well to fight on until they announced another 45 minutes of waiting and I just could not stick it out any longer. I am deeply sad about not performing these two shows in Sweden but we are working on fixing this longterm with a scenario that has me avoiding boarding an aeroplane. I am still going to perforn the show in England as planned. We have a lot of shows and locations planned over a 4 year period at the moment and we have realised that unless I get completely drunk off my skull, planes are a problem for me. So we are readjusting our whole touring plan to accomodate my mental health with regards to aeroplanes sitting on tarmac for hours.

I am gutted. I am deeply embarassed. I am super awkward about it. I fucked it up. And I am sad that I got off the plane which ironically taxi’d off 5 minutes later. But I know I have work to do on my anxiety and I am going to work so hard on healing myself with help, so I can fulfill the rest of my to be announced shows. And we are planning on returning to Sweden to make up for these shows being postponed too.

I apologise to anybody who made plans to see me live in Sweden and to anybody that feels let down, trust me, its hurts me beyond belief. But I know who I am and what I am capable of with a little work and focus, and my main focus is getting back out on the road in 2019/2020 to fulfill my shows and work on more positive mental health and figuring out better coping mechanisms for my anxiety disorder. I do not regret my decision to postpone these 2 shows, my health is really important, but I do wish this was easier sometimes.

I am overwhelmed by the universal love for my last 2 records. I can not wait to perform live over the coming years and I hope for a little patience whilst I learn to step out in to the big world after a trauma.

See you on the road again soon, daniel xox

UPDATE FROM DANIEL + ACT I - NEWS

hello everyone that reads this. daniel here.

i promised you would hear from me in the new year around the time that we release a new record so hello, here i am. i am going to drop this message here before all the media appears and all the reviews and crazy things fill the news feed.

i have some cool reveals as well for you as we are now 10 days away from the launch of the first act in my new musical journey. scroll down below for the official artwork for the first act that is released on april 15 and also the tracklisting as well. here i am going to write some thoughts and give you an update on just what ‘the acts’ is and how i plan to unfold it all for you.

first of all i am absolutely on an emotional rollercoaster in these last few days before i share with the world the first part of a large series of amazing musical stories that are in equal measure emotional and vibrating with energy and pace. the first act is a record that i have wanted to make with david emery for over 10 years and i was never able to capture the sound right but we worked so hard on this project that the stars aligned and i got all i could dream of for the record. daryn brown in london really patched up the over arcing sound and made the songs feel shiny and strong. i really appreciate daryn brown because he is so patient with me whilst i try to explain to him on non technical terms what i want. i can only ever explain what i want to my team via emotions and colours and feelings and scenarios. daryn and david both have a willingness to go with me and this trust really pays off when we get a final product that sounds really amazing. what i also love about both daryn brown and david emery is that they both really care about how my songs sound. and this is such a blessed experience i have. these guys are really amazing music artists and visionaries that support my work. i am grateful.

over 14 months ago i released a huge concept album called ‘wired for heartbreak’ and i did not expect it to get as much praise or traction as it did. the numbers that came in staggered us and filled us with a wealth of emotions we had never experienced this much before. we took time to figure out our next move and recorded an electro pop ep that would have followed up ‘reflection’ perfectly. i didn’t like this though, i didn’t like the idea of playing it safe and releasing a record that fans of ‘reflection’ would love. i wanted to record something meaningful and i created a project we call ‘the acts’. a ongoing selection of ep’s of which we would record continuously over the coming years in a unique and diverse soundscape. the sound of the first act is very different to anything i have ever released before and it is a huge risk following up a successful record with something that sounds nothing like it.

i have never been scared of risks but the emotion flowing through me before the release of my new record is the most intense experience i can describe. i have never known what it is like to release a record with expectation and the suspense of how the world will receive it is really humbling. however i really feel like this record is the best music i have ever made and i am so excited for the world to hear it and play it and hopefully embrace it, share it and dance to it. take it on journeys in the car and make it a soundtrack to so many experiences that you all have. i am beaming with pride at what we have achieved so far from our very first recordings in a bedroom in 2007 to the platform we stand and dance and sing on today, 12 years later. i feel a great love for the team i work with and i feel like we are about to completely break the records we set for ourselves in 2018.

lastly, i am going out on the road again and bringing a really amazing show to you. we have music from every single record i have released since 2014 (dream pop, miracle dark, wired for heartbreak and act i) available for shows and every single show will have a different setlist and i am also working on a very intimate style of performance to really give these songs the emotional output that i made them with, and have that emotion more experienced by you in a live venue. i have not toured for a few years because i needed a break from live shows but i am ready to bring you some wonderful performances over the coming years in many countries around the world. first stop is sweden. i cant wait to perform for you.

i am really pumped to give you an amazing start to the project and i hope you all blast the new music loud and proud on april 15. thank you so so so so much to everybody who supports my music and my work. i hope you enjoy the first music video as well. i cant wait for you to see it and share it. i will touch down with you all again at a show or via an update right here. enjoy the record, enjoy music, enjoy the interviews and live shows etc, enjoy life. love, daniel xxx

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Tracklist:

WHAT I GAVE YOU WAS NEVER ENOUGH

IN MY LONELY ROOM

DISAPPEAR

SORROW