Sventevith (Storming Near the Baltic)

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Sventevith (Storming Near the Baltic)
Studio album by Behemoth
Released April 1995
Recorded December 1994
Genre Black metal
Length 45:28
Label Pagan
Producer Behemoth
Behemoth chronology
...From the Pagan Vastlands
(1994)...From the Pagan Vastlands1994
Sventevith (Storming Near the Baltic)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]

Sventevith (Storming Near the Baltic) is the debut studio album by Polish extreme metal band Behemoth. It was released in April 1995 by Pagan Records. It has since been re-released through numerous other labels.[citation needed]

The album inside cover artwork shows The Temple of Swarog by Stanisław Jakubowski.

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Nergal, except "Ancient" and "Hell Dwells in Ice" which were written and performed by Polish black metal band Demonious.

No. Title Lyrics Length
1. "Chant of the Eastern Lands" Nergal 5:43
2. "The Touch of Nya" (Instrumental) 0:57
3. "From the Pagan Vastlands" Tomasz Krajewski 4:30
4. "Hidden in a Fog" Tomasz Krajewski 6:49
5. "Ancient" (Instrumental) 2:01
6. "Entering the Faustian Soul" Nergal 5:35
7. "Forgotten Cult of Aldaron" Nergal 4:35
8. "Wolves Guard My Coffin" Nergal 4:29
9. "Hell Dwells in Ice" Demonious 5:50
10. "Transylvanian Forest" Nergal 4:53
Total length: 45:28
Reissue bonus track
No. Title Length
11. "Sventevith (Storming Near the Baltic)" 5:59
Total length: 51:17


Additional musicians
  • DarkArts (David Thiérrée) – cover design and artwork
  • Tomasz Daniłowicz – cover concept and layout
  • Krzysztof Maszota – engineering
  • Tomasz Krajewski – executive producer, lyrics
  • Recorded in December 1994 at Eight Studio.

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label
Germany, Poland, Brazil April 1995 Last Epitaph, Pagan Records, Hellion Records
Russia 2005 CD-Maximum


  1. ^ "Sventevith (Storming Near the Baltic) - Behemoth : Songs, Credits, Reviews, Awards : AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 29 August 2012.