Virus Virus 2020 Since releasing ‘Vector’ in October 2018, Haken have completed headline tours the world over, played sold-out shows across Europe and North America as support for Devin Townsend and picked up a Prog award for their efforts too! All the while, they have been quietly, secretly working on the follow-up album, entitled ‘Virus’. “Since releasing ‘The Mountain’ in … Read More


VECTOR VECTOR 2018 “Musically it feels like a logical step from ‘Affinity’, but lyrically it’s a bit more theatrical and about as ‘rock opera’ as Haken has ever got. It’s about a Doctor with an intriguing, perhaps sinister interest in a particular patient. From there the story enters the point-of-view of the patient – who appears to be catatonic, but … Read More


AFFINITY AFFINITY 2016 “The broad lyrical theme of this album is about how we are all connected, both literally and in more abstract sense. ’Affinity’ seemed like the perfect title since it can refer to the biological connection between all living things; our common ancestry. But we’re also reflecting on our personal relationships, as well as looking at human nature … Read More

The Mountain

THE MOUNTAIN THE MOUNTAIN 2013 “To us, ‘The Mountain’ is symbolic of our journey as a band, but also reflects the wider trials and tribulations of life. Lyrically, we’ve done a lot of soul searching which has given the album an emotional depth that we’re sure listeners will really relate to, whatever personal mountain they are climbing. Musically, the new … Read More


VISIONS VISIONS 2011 “It is a concept album like its predecessor, telling the story of “a young boy who sees his own death in his dreams and believes it’s going to happen and spends the rest of his life trying to avoid it.” The long closing track “Visions” is the end of the story but it makes it come full … Read More


AQUARIUS AQUARIUS 2010 “‘Aquarius’ is a fantasy tale about a mermaid who is discovered by a fisherman. Each song progresses and has its own meaning itself, but the story itself starts with the mermaid being discovered. There’s a circus in town, and this mermaid is sold off to the circus. There’s a global flood coming, and it turns out that … Read More