Nosferatu (Popol Vuh album)

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Nosferatu
Nosferatu Popol Vuh.jpg
Soundtrack album by Popol Vuh
Released 1979 (1979)
Recorded 1973 - 1979
Genre Krautrock, New-age music
Length 45:06
Label Brain Records
Producer Popol Vuh
Popol Vuh chronology
Brüder des Schattens – Söhne des Lichts
(1978)
Nosferatu
(1979)
Die Nacht der Seele
(1979)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]

Nosferatu is the eleventh album by Popol Vuh and was released as the original motion picture soundtrack of Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht by director Werner Herzog. It was originally released in 1978 on Egg. In 2004 SPV re-released the album with a slightly different track list and adding four tracks originally released on the Popol Vuh album Brüder des Schattens – Söhne des Lichts.

Track listing[edit]

1. "Mantra" – 6:14
2. "Morning Sun Rays" – 3:20
3. "Venus Principle" – 4:39
4. "Mantra II" – 5:22
5. Auf dem Weg - On the Way - 3:20 (bonus track - only on vinyl reissue)
6. "On the Way" – 4:02
7. "Through Pains To Heaven" – 3:46
8. "To a Little Way" – 2:34
9. "Zwiesprache der Rohrflöte mit der Sängerin" – 3:20
10. "Die Nacht der Himmel" – 4:50
11. "Der Ruf der Rohrflöte" – 3:39

CD and vinyl reissues altered this track listing slightly.

Personnel[edit]

Guest musicians

Credits[edit]

Recorded at Bavaria Studio, Munich, August 1978
Produced by Gerhard Augustin

Notes[edit]

Swedish progressive death metal band Opeth has been known to use "Through Pain to Heaven" as their entrance music for live concerts.

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