Hosts contaminate our tombs and crosses burn our skin,
you can kill us a thousand times, but we’re the ones,
who will always remain … – In Pain … In Pain:
“I’m the resurrection-man, who steals his own corpse
and abducts himself to the beloved catacombs and vaults”.
Sopor Aeternus & The Ensemble of Shadows is a darkwave/neoclassical project of Anna-Varney Cantodea (from Germany). She, who was born a he, uses, along with her haunting music and personal lyrics, very strong and elusive images for this art project.
The song above is atken from the 2003 album Es reiten die Toten so schnell (or: the Vampyre sucking at his own Vein) which is probably my favorite, along with The Inverted Womb (2000).
Tales from the Inverted Womb: