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Nordicwinter - Threnody (2007)

Always been impressed by this guy's output.  Based on his last three releases I had assumed him to be more or less entirely atmospheric in his direction but this debut record shows some real variety. A bit clunky here and there but it is the debut so some slack needs to be cut.

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VALBORG - Romantik. Yep, it's a k GG. What a lovely, miserable album. The last track - The Haunted Womb - never fails to move me. The singer is very unhappy.

6. The Haunted Womb

Ich will ewige Finsternis
Und totale Zerstörung
Ich will, dass sie kommen
Und für immer herschen
Ich will den Messias gebären
Und mein Blut vergießen
Vater mit unendlichen Augen
Vater des Wahnsinns
Tausend Münder küssen mich
Frucht des Abgrunds unter dem All
Schwebender Phallus der Schwärze
Totale Ekstase des Ekels
So soll die Welt ersticken
Und lernen, dass du kommst
Und wie du kommst

And for the non German speakers.


6. The Haunted Womb

I want eternal darkness 
And total destruction 
I want them to come 
And rule forever 
I want to give birth to the Messiah 
And spill my blood 
Father with infinite eyes 
Father of madness 
A thousand mouths kiss me 
Fruit of the abyss under space 
Floating phallus of blackness 
Total ecstasy of Disgust 
So the world should suffocate 
And learn that you come 
and how you come 

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6 hours ago, Thatguy said:

VALBORG - Romantik. Yep, it's a k GG. What a lovely, miserable album. The last track - The Haunted Womb - never fails to move me. The singer is very unhappy.

I actually tracked this album down a few years ago after several lowkey phlegmatic Doc recos. Mainly wanted to hear it because Valborg was my grandmother's name. (she was Norwegian born in 1903, I guess that must have been a popular girl's name back then in Norway?) I don't listen to it very much, not because it's not good and miserable, but because it's a little tame for me, not to mention very slow. But I can't delete grandma now can I?

I have thrown the album on now. Not a bad bit of Sunday morning bleakness. I woke up in a slight panic that we'd missed the school bus today, momentarily forgetting that it was Sunday. So this shoud slow me heart rate down.

Haunted Womb


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