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Sôl austan, Mâni vestan


Release date:
May 27th, 2013
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Byelobog Productions
7 reviews (avg. 65%)
1. Sôl austan 04:22   instrumental
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2. Rûnar munt þû finna 03:28   instrumental
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3. Sôlarrâs 04:03   instrumental
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4. Haugaeldr 07:26   instrumental
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5. Feðrahellir 05:20   instrumental
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6. Sôlarguði 07:11   instrumental
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7. Ganga at sôlu 05:58   instrumental
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8. Hîð 06:23   instrumental
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9. Heljarmyrkr 04:02   instrumental
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10. Mâni vestan 05:53   instrumental
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11. Sôlbjörg 03:59   instrumental
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Band members
Varg Vikernes All instruments
Miscellaneous staff
Dan Capp Design, Layout
Varg Vikernes Producer, Mixing
Varg Vikernes All instruments
Dan Capp Design, Layout
Varg Vikernes Producer, Mixing
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Sôl austan, Mâni vestan is inspired by and made for the ForeBears movie by Marie Cachet and Varg Vikernes, where much of the Scaldic music from Sôl austan, Mâni vestan appears, only in unmastered form, as a soundtrack.

Artwork presents the painting titled Rape of Proserpina by the Spanish painter Ulpiano Checa (1888).

Sôl austan, Mâni vestan is Old Icelandic for "east of the sun, west of the moon". All the song titles are in Old Icelandic. According to Varg Vikernes, this is a concept album about "a descent into darkness and the following ascend back into the light; the Pagan initiation, the elevation of man to the divine, the enlightenment of the mind, the feeding of the elven light in man".

English translations:
1. East of the Sun
2. You Shall Find Secrets
3. Sun-journey
4. Burial Mound Fire
5. Forebear-Cave
6. Sun-god
7. Deasil
8. Bear's Lair
9. Death's Darkness
10. West of the Moon
11. Sunset


Barcode: 0803341393653
Matrix / Runout: SOUND PERFORMANCE 020 8691 2121 BYE011CD
Mastering SID Code: IFPI LP76
Mould SID Code: IFPI 0450

Added by: Megadeth Modified by: Quorthallis
Added on: 2013-03-22 19:22:27 Last modified on: 2019-02-24 11:32:11