Stille (German silence) — the fifth full-length studio album by Swiss gothic metal band Lacrimosa.
Choir and symphony orchestra were extensively used in the creation of the album.
In 1997, in April and March “Stille” was ranked by the German charts with peak position No. 64.
|01.||Der erste Tag||10:09|
|02.||Not every pain hurts||5:19|
|03.||Siehst Du mich im Licht?||8:18|
|06.||Mein zweites Herz||6:52|
|07.||Make it end||6:03|
|08.||Die Straße der Zeit||14:42|
Tilo Wolff – vocals, keyboards
Anne Nurmi – vocals, keyboards
Sascha Gerbig – guitar
Gottfried Koch – acoustic guitar
Jan P. Genkel – bass guitar
AC – drums
Barmbeker Symphony Orchestra with Gottfried Koch as a conductor
Сhoir on “Stolzes Herz” and “Die Strasse Der Zeit”:
- Bettina Stumm
- Raphaela Mayhaus
- Gottfried Koch
- Christoph Leis-Bendorff
- Rosenberg Ensemble
Choir on “Der Erste Tag”: Deutsche Lunkewitz Sängerinnen
Eric Forster – additional guitar on “Der Erste Tag”, “Not Every Pain Hurts”, “Deine Nahe” and “Make It End”
Christoph Meyer-Janson – additioanl piano on “Stolzes Herz”
Angelika Hahn – cello on “Die Strasse Der Zeit”
Hubert Stollenwerk – trumpet on “Mein Zweites Herz”
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).
Recorded and mixed by Gottfried Koch and Jan P. Genkel at Impuls Studio, Hamburg, Germany.
Mastered by Glenn Miller at Greenwood Mastering Studio.
Produced and arranged by Tilo Wolff.
Programming – Tilo Wolff
Photography – Johannes Rau
Cover and booklet:
- Design by Tilo Wolff and Stelio Diamantopoulos
- Painted by Stelio Diamantopoulos
- DTP – Imago, Basel
|!||2 LP (vinyl edition)||1997||Hall of Sermon|
|!||Promo CD||1997||Hall of Sermon|
|!||CD||1997||Hall of Sermon|
|CD||1998||Hammerheart Productions (Korea)|
|CD||2001||Sail Productions (Korea)|
|2 CD digipack (with “Stolzes Herz EP”)||2002||Irond (Russia)|
|!||2 CD 15th Anniversary Edition||2006||Scarecrow (Mexico)|
|CD||2006||Magnum Music (Taiwan)|
|MC (music cassette)||1997||Morbid Noizz Productions (Poland)|
|MC (music cassette)||1997||Rocris Disc (Romania)|
|MC (music cassette)||1997||Dark Angel Records (Thailand)|
|MC (music cassette)||1997||Wizard Ltd (Bolgaria)|
|MC (music cassette)||2001||Irond (Russia)|
|MC (music cassette) (with “Stolzes Herz EP”)||2002||Mystic Production (Poland)|
|MC (music cassette)||2003||Moon Records (Ukraine)|
! – editions with the highest collector value.
– Music videos were made for the songs “Not Every Pain Hurts”, “Siehst Du Mich Im Licht” and “Stolzes Herz”
– Original vinyl edition of 1997 year was released in two discs.
– Russian edition was released with “Stolzes Herz” single in double digipack format.
– Korean (1998, Mexican (2002), Argentine (2005) editions include a bonus track – “Ich Bin Der Brennende Komet”.
– Cassettes of 1997 and 2002 (Poland, Romania, Thainland) include two bonus tracks “Mutatio Spiritus” and “Ich Bin Der Brennende Komet”.
– Anniversary Mexican edition of 2006 year was released in double digipack format, it includes a poster and a bonus disc with “Stolzes Herz” single.
– Polish edition (2002) on cassete was released with “Stolzes Herz” single.
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