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

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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ltd. 12" Vinyl
Interview 19. September 2014

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This is an private recording of Anna-Varney reading and answering the interview questions sent to her by Obsküre magazine for their...

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

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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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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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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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Kaput ltd. 12" Vinyl B-WARE
Interview 19. September 2014

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B-WARE Vinyl is absolutly OK but inner and outersleeve is damaged. NO RETURN This is an private recording of Anna-Varney reading and...

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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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SOPOR AETERNUS

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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SOPOR AETERNUS

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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SOPOR AETERNUS

Supporter's Edition
The Spiral Sacrifice

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ONLY AVAILABLE TO PEOPLE WHO HAVE SUPPORTED THE CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN! Last 10! After canceling nonpayers after Deadline. If you order...

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