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Release date: 1999
Style: Gothic metal, Symphonic metal


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01. Am Ende der Stille
02. Alleine zu Zweit
03. Halt mich
04. The Turning Point
05. Ich verlasse heut' dein Herz
06. Dich zu Toten fiel mir Schwer
07. Sanctus
08. Am Ende stehen wir Zwei

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Lacrimosa, well known and established German Gothic act surprise us once again delivering an exquisite piece of art, an astonishing, overwhelming gothic opera which no words can describe.

Let's start by warning that the root of this album is pure classical music in the vein of Mozart, so if you absolutely hate classical music, stay away from this one. Lacrimosa recorded this one with the London Symphony Orchestra, the result, a classical opus divided in three acts that tells the story of an impossible love doomed to fail, culminating in the question of whether love in excess can become a force that ultimately has the power to destroy itself, whether to much love will kill.

published 19.09.2003 | Comments (3)

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Metal_4Ever - 03.07.2011 at 22:55  
Rating: 10 Great album, I started learning German after I listened to that album.
My fav. songs: Ich verlasse heut' dein Herz, Sanctus, Halt mich, ..
The Melting Snow - 02.05.2012 at 07:31  
Rating: 8
Written by Metal_4Ever on 03.07.2011 at 22:55

Great album, I started learning German after I listened to that album.
My fav. songs: Ich verlasse heut' dein Herz, Sanctus, Halt mich, ..

i really like the melodies and guitars in this album. i'm thinking of learning german too now
SongsOfDarkness - 29.10.2014 at 16:57  
  Why they are so unpopular in metal pages?
Meanwhile, they are perhaps the most-talked 'true' 'Gothic Metal' band outside MS. :/

It's because they're the Evanescence of Gothic music? :p

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