ECHOS (2003)

Echos (German echo) — the eighth full-length studio album by Swiss gothic metal band Lacrimosa. It was released on 27 of January, 2003 by Hall of Sermon and Nuclear Blast. The single “Durch Nacht und Flut” was released.

Echos is the first album to include the song featuring only orchestra and choir – on overture “Kyrie”.

Official videos

Band members

Tilo Wolff – vocals, piano
Anne Nurmi – vocals, keyboards
Jan P. Genkel – guitar, bas, mellotron
Thomas Nack – drums
Manne Uhlig – drums


Also participated

Deutsches Filmorchester Babelsberg with Gunter Joseck as a conductor

Spielmann-Schnyder Philharmoni  with Christopher Clayton as a conductor

Catharina Boutari – soprano
Raphaela Mayhaus – soprano
Bettina Hunold – soprano
Uli Brandt – viola
Melanie Kirschke – viola
Ursula Ritter – viola
Yenz Leonhard – tenor
Olaf Senkbeil – tenor
Klaus Bülow – tenor
Frederick Martin – bass-baritone
Joachim Gebardt – bass-baritone
Stefan Pintev – violin
Rodrigo Reichel – violin
Sebastian Marock – viol
V. Sondeckis – cello
Katharina Bunners – double bass

Credits and personnel

Lyrics and music by Tilo Wolff, except the song “Apart” (lyrics and music by Anne Nurmi).
Mixed and recorded by Jan P. Genkel at Impuls Musicproductions, Hamburg, Germany during June-September of 2002.
Deutsches Filmorchester Babelsberg partials was recorded at Scoring Stage, Berlin.
Mastered by Helge Halve at Recording Service Halve, Hamburg, Germany in September 2002.
Orchestrated and arranged by Tilo Wolff

Producer – Tilo Wolff
Programming –  Tilo Wolff
Cover and booklet:

  • Designed by Tilo Wolff
  • Painted by Stelio Diamantopoulos
  • Layout and DTP by Gunnar Eysel
  • Photography – Burgis Wehry
Other editions
Format Year Label
! Snippet CD 2002 Hall of Sermon
! Promo CD 2002 Hall of Sermon
CD 2003 Hall of Sermon
CD digipack 2003 Hall of Sermon
! CD digipack 2003 Nuclear Blast
CD 2003 Scarecrow (Mexico)
! CD (special edition) 2003 Scarecrow (Mexico)
CD 2003 Icarus (Argentina)
CD 2003 Sail Productions (Korea)
CD 2003 Irond (Russia)
! 2 CD digipack (with “Durch Nacht Und Flut EP”) 2003 Irond (Russia)
CD 2003 Moon Records (Ukraine)
! 2 CD digipack 15th Anniversary Edition 2006 Scarecrow (Mexico)
! CD Vinyl Replica 20th Anniversary Edition 2012 Scarecrow (Mexico)
2 CD Vinyl Replica 20th Anniversary Edition 2013 End of the Light (USA)
MC (music cassette) 2003 Rocris Disc (Romania)
MC (music cassette) 2003 Wizard Ltd. (Bolgaria)
MC (music cassette) 2003 Mystic Production (Poland)
MC (music cassette) 2003 Moon Records (Ukraine)

! – editions with the highest collection value.


– Music video was made for “Durch Nacht Und Flut”.

– Russian edition was released with “Durch Nacht Und Flut” single double digipack format.

– Mexican edition (2003 год) includes a bonus track – “Durch Nacht Und Flut (Spanish Version)”.

– Korean edition includes a bonus track – “Durch Nacht Und Flut (Single Version)”.

– Brazilian edition includes a bonus track – “Durch Nacht Und Flut (Spanish Version)”.

– Anniversary Mexican edition of 2006 year was released in double digipack format, it includes a poster and a bonus disc with “Durch Nacht Und Flut” single.

– Anniversary Mexican edition of 2012 year (1000 copies) was released as part of box set “Mini LP Replica” CD Vinyl Replica format, it includes a fragment of a poster.

– Anniversary American edition of 2013 was released in CD Vinyl Replica Format, it includes a bonus disc.
The track list:
1. Durch Nacht und Flut (Single Version)
2. Durch Nacht und Flut (Spanish Version)
3. Und Du Fällst
4. Komet (Secret Discovery Mix)
5. Durch Nacht und Flut (Zeromancer-Remix)
6. Not Every Pain Hurts (Sabotage Q.C.Q.C. Remix)
7. Malina – (live)
8. Durch Nacht und Flut – (live)

ECHOS (2003)
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