Shtil (Calm)

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"Shtil"
Single by Aria featuring Udo Dirkschneider
from the album Shtil
Released 2001
Format CD
Recorded 2001
Genre Heavy metal
Length 4:50 minutes

"Shtil" (Russian: Штиль, lit. "Calm") is a popular song by the Russian band Aria from the 2001 album Chimera and 2002 EP "Calm".[1]

History[edit]

The song was originally recorded for a Chimera album in 2001 year. Also was recorded version of the song for a Tribute to Harley Davidson and the title is a duet between Valery Kipelov and Udo Dirkschneider. The title is based on Jack London's short story "Francis Spaight" and tells about a ship crew that is lost at sea and starved to cannibalism.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Shtil (Штиль)"

Personnel[edit]

Till Lindemann and Richard Z. Kruspe version[edit]

"Schtiel"
Single by Till Lindemann and Richard Z. Kruspe
Released August 30, 2003
Format CD
Recorded 2003
Genre Neue Deutsche Härte
Industrial metal
Length 5:12
Label Motor
Producer(s) Richard Z. Kruspe

Till Lindemann and Richard Z. Kruspe (vocalist and guitarist of German industrial metal band Rammstein, respectively) covered the song and released it as a single. Till sang the song completely in the original Russian.

History[edit]

It was released as a single with 400 copies for the 2003 Harley Party in Moscow, celebrating the 100th anniversary of Harley Davidson motorbikes. It was re-titled "Schtiel", so as to be pronounced properly in German, the language in which most of Rammstein’s songs are written.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Schtiel"

Personnel[edit]

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