Sehnsucht (German longing) — the tenth full-length studio album by Swiss gothic metal band Lacrimosa, released on 8 May 2009.

SENHSUCHT regular cover

Regular Edition

SENHSUCHT special cover

Special Edition


The album stands out of all Lacrimosa’s records as it has some kind of presents for Russian fans . Firstly, it’s about the song “I lost my star in Krasnodar”. Secondly,  exclusive “I Lost My Star” EP for Russia, wich was also included into limited edition in two discs special for Russia.  And finally,   on “I lost my star in Krasnodar” special version the last verse has two lines in Russian.
Track list

01. Die Sehnsucht in mir 8:03
02. Mandira Nabula 5:17
03. A.u.S. 6:50
04. Feuer 4:33
05. A prayer for your heart 5:13
06. I lost my star in Krasnodar 5:39
07. Die Taube 7:28
08. Call me with the voice of love 3:36
09. Der tote Winkel 5:23
10. Koma 7:46

Special Edition

In addition to regular edition, special edition of the album was released with coloured cover and  extended versions of the following tracks: “Mandira Nabula”, “A.u.S.”, “I Lost My Star In Krasnodar”, “Call Me With The Voice Of Love”, “Der Tote Winkel” and “Koma”.

Band members

Tilo Wolff – vocals, guitars, bass guitar, keyboards
Anne Nurmi – vocals, keyboards
Arturo Garcia – drums
Florian Bruns – drums (track 3, 8)

Also participated

Spielmann-Schnyder Philharmonie with Tilo Wolff as a conductor
Viona Larissa, Lara Florence, Tristan Alexander – children’s choir on “Feuer”

Credits and personnel

Lyrics and music by Tilo Wolff, except “A Prayer For Your Heart” (lyrics by Anne Nurmi, music by Anne Nurmi & Tilo Wolff) and “Feuer” (co-produced by Anne Nurmi).
Recorded and mixed by Tilo Wolff at Studio au Pare, Switzerland.
Producer, programming – Tilo Wolff
Mastered by Helge Halvé at the Recording Service Halvé, Germany.
Spielmann-Schnyder Philharmonie parts were engineered by Juraj Piotr.
Cover and booklet:

  • Сover сoncept by Stelio Diamantopoulos and Tilo Wolff
  • Painted by Stelio Diamantopoulos
  • Artwork & photography – angst-im-wald studio
  • Additional photography – Olliver Zajonz
Other editions
Format Year Label
! Promo CD 2009 Hall of Sermon
CD 2009 Hall of Sermon
! CD (Special Edition) 2009 Hall of Sermon
CD 2009 Scarecrow (Mexico)
! CD (Special Edition) 2009 Scarecrow (Mexico))
CD 2009 Icarus (Argentina)
CD 2009 Hellion (Brazil)
! CD 2009 Belle Antique (Japan)
CD 2009 Sail Productions (Korea)
CD 2009 Irond (Russia)
! 2 CD digipack (Special Edition with”I Lost My Star EP”) 2009 Irond (Russia)
! CD 2009 Rock Empire (China)
! CD (Special Edition) 2009 Rock Empire (China)
CD 2009 Rock Music (Сhile)
2 CD (Special Edition) 2011 EndOfTheLight (USA)
! CD Vinyl Replica 20th Anniversary Edition 2012 Scarecrow (Mexico)

! – editions with the highest collector value.


– Music video was made for “Feuer”.

– Russian edition was released with “I Lost My Star” single double digipack format.

– Mexican and Korean editions include a bonus track  — “I Lost My Star In Krasnodar (Special Version)”

– Special editions, released in Mexico and Chine double digipack format, include a bonus dics.
The track list:
1. I Lost My Star In Krasnodar (Special Version)
2. Durch Nacht Und Flut (Single Version)
3. Durch Nacht Und Flut
4. Und Du Fallst
5. Komet (Secret Discovery Remix)
6. Durch Nacht Und Flut (Zeromancer Remix)
7. Not Every Pain Hurts (Sabotage Q.C.Q.C. Remix)

– Chinese regular and special editions include a bonus – a guitar pick with Lacrimosa logotype.

– American edition includes a bonus dics with 7 tracks:
1. I Lost My Star In Krasnodar (Special version)
2. Durch Nacht Und Flut (Single version)
3. Durch Nacht Und Flut
4. Und Du Fallst
5. Komet (secret discovery – remix)
6. Durch Nacht Und Flut (zeromancer remix)
7. Not Every Pain Hurts

8.6Overall Score
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