Nosferatu (Popol Vuh album)

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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
Die Nacht der Seele
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.


Guest musicians


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


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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