LIVE (1998)

Live – the first live-album by Lacrimosa.

Finally, after 6 years of the band’s existence, 5 albums, 3 singles and hundreds of concerts, Lacrimosa released their long-expected live-album recorded during Lacrimosa’s European tour in 1997.

This live-album represents full range of talant of Lacrimosa, as the band have managed both enhance over all eight years, and develop its own unique style of the sound and music.

CD 1:
01. Lacrimosa Theme 2:15
02. Ich bin der brennende Komet 6:58
03. Vermächtnis der Sonne 3:43
04. Deine Nähe 9:25
05. Tränen der Sehnsucht 6:08
06. Siehst Du mich im Licht? 5:25
07. Not every pain hurts 5:15
08. Schakal 6:16
09. Seele in Not 6:45
CD 2:
01. Kabinett der Sinne 7:36
02. Make it end 5:51
03. Satura 7:30
04. Stolzes Herz 7:10
05. Versiegelt glanzumströmt 7:20
06. Versuchung 7:11
07. Darkness 7:15
08. Copycat 4:32
09. Alles Lüge

Band members

Tilo Wolff – vocals, keyboards
Anne Nurmi – vocals, keyboards
Sascha Gerbig – guitar
Joachim “Piesel” Kustner – guitar
Jay P. – bass guitar
AC – drums


Credits and personnel

Music and lyrics by Tilo Wolff, except “Not Every Pain Hurts” and “Make It End” (lyrics by Anne Nurmi, music by Anne Nurmi & Tilo Wolff)
The album was recorded during Lacrimosa’s European tour in 1997 by C.C.C.
Mixing – Jan P. Genkel at Impuls Studio, Hamburg, Germany
Mastered by Benno Hofer at Ton-Art, Basel
Producer – Tilo Wolff
Cover – Stelio Diamantopoulos
Artwork –  Tilo Wolff and Anne Nurmi
Photography – Gerd Lehmann, Leipzig
DTP by Imago, Basel

Other editions
Format Year Label
! 3 LP (as part of box set Vintage Classix) 2001 Nuclear Blast (Germany)
! Promo 2 CD 1998 Hall of Sermon
2 CD 1998 Hall of Sermon
! 2 CD (Limited Edition) 1998 Hall of Sermon
2 CD 2001 Sail Productions (Korea)
2 CD digipack 2002 Irond (Russia)
2 CD 2002 Scarecrow (Mexico)
2 CD 2005 Icarus (Argentina)
! 4 CD (Tour Edition) 2007 Scarecrow (Mexico)
2 MC (music cassette) 1998 Morbid Noizz Productions (Poland)
2 MC (music cassette) 2001 Irond (Russia)

! – editions with the highest collection value.



-Vinyl edition was released in 2001 by  Nuclear Blast in three discs as part of limited box set “Vintage Classix” (1000 copies), includes three bonus tracks “Alles Luge (Sanguis Mix)”, “Diener Eines Geistes (Dirus Mix)” and “Ruin”.

– Russian edition was released in double digipack format.

– Original promo by Hall of Sermon doesn’t include the song”Darkness”.

– Original limited edition by Hall of Sermon was released in a thick plastic box with a circulation of 2000 copies.

– Mexican edition (2002)  includes “Mutatio Spiritus”as a bonus track”Mutatio Spiritus”.

– Mexican limited edition of 2007 year was released in one box set with “Lichtjahre” live-album.

– Russian cassete edition was released separately in two parts.

LIVE (1998)
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