Bergtatt

Running length
6 tracks
Running time
11:03

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    Track     Duration Listeners
1 Chapter 1: Lost in the Forest of the Gnomes 0:00 1,755
1 I troldskog faren vild 7:02 16,691
2 Chapter 2: Evelen Follows Behind Vase 0:00 1,575
3 Chapter 3: Graablick Watches Her Closely 0:00 1,380
4 Chapter 4: A Voice Enchants 4:01 2,470
5 Chapter 5: Bergtatt: into the Field Chambers 0:00 1,303

About this album

Bergtatt - Et eeventyr i 5 capitler is debut album by the Norwegian band Ulver.

Unlike the more straightforward black metal of their contemporaries, Ulver began their career by incorporating elements of Norwegian folk music, sometimes using acoustic guitars, melody-focused songwriting and clean vocals.

The lyrics are primarily in archaic Danish, while some parts are in Norwegian dialect. The acoustic aspects of the album were later isolated in their second release Kveldssanger, while the third album, Nattens madrigal, consists entirely of a “raw” black metal production and sound.

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  • Asmorod88

    The best album i've ever heard. This music sounds like it has always existed, like a sound straight from nature.

    28 Jul 7:16pm Reply
  • hassaku93

    Black&folk mixed in great northern tale cocktail. Nice!

    19 May 4:38pm Reply
  • vonNachtmahr

    Great Album. But what the hell is here wrong with the sontitles? -_-

    1 Jun 2013 Reply
  • Meloku666

    Black Metal with clean vocals?? Is this for Real?? AWESOME!!

    30 Apr 2013 Reply
  • Adhorphletticka

    Atmosphere perfectly captured. Wicked/Heavenly mountains nature

    9 Nov 2012 Reply
  • tropicalhaze

    far and away the best metal album ever. From any subgenre. [2]

    11 Sep 2012 Reply
  • NovocaineJunkie

    No Agalloch without this.

    23 Jul 2012 Reply
  • poopdawgxoxo

    fantastic

    19 Jul 2012 Reply
  • Liag247

    Also, if you want the official song translations, they're: "Part I - Led Astray In the Forest Darke", "Part II - Betwixt Cragges A Descending Sunne", "Part III - She Senses Eyne of Grey", "Part IV - A Voice Beckons Her", and "Part V - Spellbound - Into the Mountains". Obviously not literal.

    4 May 2012 Reply
  • Liag247

    This isn't the correct album title either, so it doesn't really matter. http://www.last.fm/music/Ulver/Bergtatt%20%E2%80%93%20Et%20eeventyr%20i%205%20capitler

    4 May 2012 Reply
  • Snutskallar

    For the love of god already, fix the song titles!

    24 Mar 2012 Reply
  • Enherjer

    What's the deal with the absurdly translated song titles? First of all, the translations are completely wrong. Second, why translate at all?

    6 Mar 2012 Reply
  • Patiomkin

    " Great to listen to while in the wilderness" I thought that's obvious. But you're right, anyway.

    13 Feb 2012 Reply
  • CodexManesse

    Great to listen to while in the wilderness.

    7 Feb 2012 Reply
  • Timppa2000

    Yup, far and away the best metal album ever. From any subgenre.

    16 Nov 2011 Reply
  • Legantipapa99

    Supreme masterpiece.

    10 Oct 2011 Reply
  • cdax2307

    THE BEST ALBUM ULVER EVER RELEASED

    7 Oct 2011 Reply
  • Kriegsnebel

    I really think that the titles should be in english, the translation isn't accurate is it? I was told that the norwegian titles were all poetic lingo and didn't translate correctly.

    4 Aug 2011 Reply
  • SequenceC

    Beautiful album, love the folk elements and Garm's chanting

    14 Jul 2011 Reply
  • frudie

    Love the atmosphere on this one. :)

    3 Jul 2011 Reply
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