SOPOR AETERNUS

SOPOR AETERNUS

Officially founded in 1989, the Germany based SOPOR AETERNUS & THE ENSEMBLE OF SHADOWS is one of the last of the very few dark groups/projects in Europe (in fact, on this planet), who have based the sacred trinity of their music, poetry & visual appearance on the explicit emphasis of the highly individual expression of pain, isolation, depression, token suicides and the desperate search for the »sacred reunion«; all conceived and acted out by SOPOR's sole protagonist: the transgendered and utterly beautiful Goddess (and likewise tragically Butoh-esque creature) ANNA-VARNEY CANTODEA.

Perhaps best described as »introverted exhibitionism«, the holistic concept of ANNA-VARNEY's ritualistic/Jungian art is not necessarily rooted in the grounds of a commonly accepted sense of aesthetics, which is one of the many aspects that gives his/her work its serious and most unique character.

Though the music playfully fuses elements of classical, baroque, medieval, and even electronic music, the essence of SOPOR AETERNUS & THE ENSEMBLE OF SHADOWS always remains entirely »gothic«.

Despite the fact that to this very day ANNA-VARNEY still refuses to perform her magic(k)al work live in front of a human audience, SOPOR AETERNUS & THE ENSEMBLE OF SHADOWS have long gathered cult status in underground circles worldwide.

Strongly recommended to be approached only with an open heart and mind, the profound darkness (and occasionally subversive humour) of ANNA-VARNEY's multi-layered (yet fragile) art is mainly intended as a spiritual healing-process for the wounded soul.





Sopor Aeternus

CD
Inexperienced Spiral Traveller

EUR 15,99 *

This album is like an old monster which, being on a spiritual quest, flies silently through the loneliness of its very own universe,...

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T-Shirt
Songs from the inverted Womb

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This T-shirt is exclusive to Fantotal! FRONT: “Songs from the inverted Womb” and picture of Anna-Varney Cantodea...

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T-Shirt
Dead Lovers Classic Design

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This t-shirt is exclusive to Fantotal.   FRONT: "Dead Lovers' Sarabande" original logo   PRINT: White on black t-shirt...

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T-Shirt
Dead Lovers Death Suite

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This t-shirt is exclusive to Fantotal.   FRONT:  "Dead Lovers' Sarabande" Death Suite Collage   PRINT: White and...

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lim. 2x12" Vinyl
Dead Lovers' Sarabande Face 1

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Most fans are probably waiting eagerly for news of an all-new SOPOR AETERNUS album, but until that happens, Apocalyptic Vision Records...

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Limited Collector's Set
Angel of the Golden Fountain Vinyl + T-Shirt + Weihrauch

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Vinyl: The dreadful German summer from hell is finally over, the beautiful autumnal cold is here, and SOPOR's fabulous " Angel of...

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Limited Collector's Set
12" Corpse 3 Vinyl, T-Shirt, postcard

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The Corpse 2 golden 2x12? plus The Corpse 3 white 12? plus a wonderful t-shirt and postcard A5. FRONT: Dead crow in Anna-Varney?s...

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Zip-Up Hoody with print ONLY on front
Like A Corpse Standing In Desperation

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Attention this product is stricly limited. So you have to order and pay till the 02/03/15 at the very latest! Hoody with print only...

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Zip-Up Hoody with print on front and back
Like A Corpse Standing In Desperation

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Attention this product is stricly limited. So you have to order and pay till the 02/03/15 at the very latest! Hoody with print on...

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ltd. 2x12" Vinyl
Mitternacht

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Attention this product is stricly limited.   The Dark Night of the Soul...   Classy black 2x12" vinyl (180g...

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Limited Collector's Set: 2x12" Vinyl plus T-Shirt
Mitternacht

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Only a few left! The Dark Night of the Soul...   For the die-hard fans! The new album "Mitternacht" (2x12"...

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Set ltd CD + Buch + Shirt
Poetica

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For the die-hard fans! The album “POETICA” (book+CD edition) plus a wonderful t-shirt (100% cotton) of this mysterious cult...

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Set ltd. Doppel Vinyl + Shirt
Poetica

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For the die-hard fans! The album “POETICA” (2x12” edition) plus an exclusive t-shirt (100% cotton) of this mysterious...

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12" VinylSingle
Imhotep

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Attention, last 10 copys, Vinyl and innersleeve are top. Outersleeve has minor bend on one edge! Accompanied by the monotonous rhythm...

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CD
Sanatorium Altrosa

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This regular CD version of the very limited and sold out Box-Set comes in a cleartray jewelcase with 32-pages booklet.

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DVD-Video Album
In Der Palästra

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CD - European Edition
Les Fleurs Du Mal

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After a therapy-break of almost two years SOPOR AETERNUS are returning now with a breathtaking new album from their chosen underground....

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Buch + CD
La Chambre D'Echo

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Ground-breaking, highly inspired music combined with a breathtaking artwork created by Joachim Luetke: a deeply moving overall piece of...

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T-Shirt
Voyager (The Jugglers Of Jusa)

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Anna-Varney has designed a T-shirt to tie in with the vinyl release of 'Voyager (The Jugglers of Jusa)'. This time around, the T-shirt is...

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CD
Todeswunsch

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On their second CD SOPOR AETERNUS are combining elements, which later become known as the often quoted term...

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Crowdfunding: "The Spiral Sacrifice"
Your name in the booklet

EUR 150,00 *

Fundraiser to help SOPOR AETERNUS record the new album "The Spiral Sacrifice" . Your name will be printed as one of the donors...

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Crowdfunding: "The Spiral Sacrifice"
Your name in the booklet

EUR 1.334,00 *

Fundraiser to help SOPOR AETERNUS record the new album "The Spiral Sacrifice" . Your name will be printed as one of the donors...

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Crowdfunding: "The Spiral Sacrifice"
Your name NOT in the booklet.

EUR 11,00 *

Fundraiser to help SOPOR AETERNUS record the new album "The Spiral Sacrifice" . This is for an ANONYMOUS donation, which means...

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Crowdfunding: "The Spiral Sacrifice"
Your name NOT in the booklet.

EUR 13,00 *

Fundraiser to help SOPOR AETERNUS record the new album "The Spiral Sacrifice" . This is for an ANONYMOUS donation, which means...

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Sopor Aeternus

Crowdfunding: "The Spiral Sacrifice"
Your name NOT in the booklet.

EUR 150,00 *

Fundraiser to help SOPOR AETERNUS record the new album "The Spiral Sacrifice" . This is for an ANONYMOUS donation, which means...

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Sopor Aeternus

Crowdfunding: "The Spiral Sacrifice"
Your name NOT in the booklet.

EUR 1.334,00 *

Fundraiser to help SOPOR AETERNUS record the new album "The Spiral Sacrifice" . This is for an ANONYMOUS donation, which means...

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Sopor Aeternus

Crowdfunding: "The Spiral Sacrifice"
Your name NOT in the booklet.

EUR 2,00 *

Fundraiser to help SOPOR AETERNUS record the new album "The Spiral Sacrifice" . This is for an ANONYMOUS donation, which means...

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Crowdfunding: "The Spiral Sacrifice"
Your name in the booklet

EUR 6,00 *

Fundraiser to help SOPOR AETERNUS record the new album "The Spiral Sacrifice" . Your name will be printed as one of the donors...

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Sopor Aeternus

Crowdfunding: "The Spiral Sacrifice"
Your name in the booklet

EUR 13,00 *

Fundraiser to help SOPOR AETERNUS record the new album "The Spiral Sacrifice" . Your name will be printed as one of the donors...

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