Empyrium ‎– A Retrospective...

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Prophecy Productions ‎– PRO 084Box
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6 × CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered
Box Set, Compilation, Limited Edition
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Tracklist

...Der Wie Ein Blitz Vom Himmel Fiel...
1-1 Introduction: Astrum Luciferi 1:52
1-2 Midnight, Moonlight And A Dark Romance 10:27
1-3 My Nocturnal Queen 7:50
1-4 Outroduction 1:47
A Wintersunset...
2-1 Moonromanticism 2:00
2-2 Under Dreamskies 10:09
2-3 The Franconian Woods In Winter's Silence 10:55
2-4 The Yearning 8:41
2-5 Autumn Grey Views 3:55
2-6 Ordain'd To Thee 11:14
2-7 A Gentle Grieving Farewell Kiss 1:59
Songs Of Moors And Misty Fields
3-1 When Shadows Grow Longer 1:30
3-2 The Blue Mists Of Night 6:28
3-3 Mourners 9:18
3-4 Ode To Melancholy 8:48
3-5 Lover's Grief 9:12
3-6 The Ensemble Of Silence 9:53
Where At Night The Wood Grouse Plays
4-1 Where At Night The Wood Grouse Plays 5:33
4-2 Dying Brokenhearted 5:37
4-3 The Shepherd And The Maiden Ghost 3:25
4-4 The Sad Song Of The Wind 2:55
4-5 Wehmut 3:03
4-6 A Pastoral Theme 1:59
4-7 Abendrot 2:09
4-8 Many Moons Ago... 4:24
4-9 When Shadows Grow Longer 99 3:14
Weiland
5-1 Kein Hirtenfeuer Glimmt Mehr 2:37
5-2 Heimwärts 6:53
5-3 Nebel 2:18
5-4 Fortgang 7:12
5-5 A Capella 0:51
5-6 Nachhall 1:31
5-7 Waldpoesie 13:58
5-8 Die Schwäne Im Schilf 5:48
5-9 Wasserfall 1:49
5-10 Fossegrim 3:35
5-11 Der Nix 2:48
5-12 Das Blau-Kristallne Kämmerlein 1:32
A Retrospective...
6-1 The Franconian Woods In Winter's Silence 8:35
6-2 A Gentle Grieving Farewell Kiss 1:59
6-3 The Blue Mists Of Night 6:26
6-4 Mourners 9:19
6-5 Where At Night The Wood Grouse Plays 5:29
6-6 Dying Brokenhearted 5:35
6-7 The Shepherd And The Maiden Ghost 3:28
6-8 Heimwärts 6:42
6-9 Waldpoesie 13:31
6-10 Die Schwäne Im Schilf 5:51
6-11 Das Blau-Kristallne Kämmerlein 1:32
6-12 Der Weiher 5:27
6-13 Am Wolkenstieg 2:15

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Notes

Box set limited to 500 copies.

Next to the "A Retrospective..." compilation, the box includes all 4 reissued studio albums, as well as the demo "...Der Wie Ein Blitz Vom Himmel Fiel...", which is exclusive only for this box.
All CDs come in a beautiful linen digibook, with gold-embossed band-logo and album title, uniformed new/updated artwork and an introduction text to every release (excerpts from the Stefan Belda biography in the booklet of "A Retrospective..." relevant to the respective release).

"Songs Of Moors And Misty Fields" remastered in 2000 at Klangschmiede Studio E.

Other Versions (3 of 3) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
PRO 084 Empyrium A Retrospective...(CD, Comp, RM, Dig) Prophecy Productions PRO 084 Germany 2006 Sell This Version
PRO 084 Empyrium A Retrospective...(CD, Comp, Promo) Prophecy Productions PRO 084 Germany 2006 Sell This Version
PRO 084-2 Empyrium A Retrospective...(CD, Comp, Dig) Prophecy Productions PRO 084-2 Germany 2019 Sell This Version

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Mind_Booster_Noori

September 17, 2010

(initially published in http://mindboosternoori.blogspot.com/2007/07/2007-so-far-music.html )

Empyrium is one excelent musical project, the one that defined the NeoFolk "tree" of bands that I like the most under that tag. They've started as a "black/doom metal" band, with it's long gone demo, but since their first release they abandoned the idea of being a Metal band, and just started making an unique sound, heavilly inspired by Nature, and kept doing until they decided that Empyrium has released all the music they had to release to give to the world what they wanted to. When they felt that any other Empyrium release would be "just another CD with the same kind of music", they took the hard yet wise decision to end with the musical project. Now, they released this box, "A Retrospective...", that has six CD's including the demo and unreleased matterial - all the band's work, where each CD is also a book telling the story of the band and the story behind each release. This is the kind of release that every band should do.