Le Secret (EP)

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Le Secret
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EP by Alcest
Released May 1, 2005
Recorded January 2005
Genre Blackgaze,[1] post-metal, black metal
Length 27:19
Label Drakkar
Alcest chronology
Tristesse Hivernale
(2001)Tristesse Hivernale2001
Le Secret
Souvenirs d'un autre monde
(2007)Souvenirs d'un autre monde2007
Alcest chronology
Écailles de Lune
(2010) Écailles de Lune2010
Le Secret (reissue)
(2011) String Module Error: Match not found2011
Les Voyages de l'Âme
(2012) Les Voyages de l'Âme2012

Le Secret is an EP by French band Alcest. It was released in May 2005 through Drakkar Productions. Unlike Alcest's previous release, all of the music on Le Secret is performed by Neige. The lyrics to the track "Élévation" come from a poem by Charles Baudelaire.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Le Secret" 14:33
2. "Élévation" 12:46
Total length: 27:19

It was re-recorded and reissued in 2011.

Reissue track listing[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork Media (6.0/10)[3]
No. Title Composer Length
1. "Le Secret" (2011 re-recording) Neige 13:32
2. "Élévation" (2011 re-recording) Baudelaire, Neige 13:26
3. "Le Secret" Neige 14:33
4. "Élévation" Baudelaire, Neige 12:46
Total length: 54:17