Lux Mundi (album)

Lux Mundi is the ninth studio album from the heavy metal band Samael, released on 29 April 2011 through Nuclear Blast.[1] The Latin words Lux Mundi translate as "Light of the World".

Lux Mundi
Samael Lux Mundi album cover.jpg
Studio album by
Released29 April 2011 (2011-04-29)[1]
StudioThe Cube studio, Roystone studio, Albertine studio, Switzerland
GenreSymphonic black metal, industrial metal
Length49:02
LabelNuclear Blast, Season of Mist
ProducerXy, Waldemar Sorychta
Samael chronology
Antigod
(2010)
Lux Mundi
(2011)
Hegemony
(2017)
Singles from Lux Mundi
  1. "Antigod"
    Released: 19 November 2010[2]
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[3]
Revolver Magazine3/5 stars[4]
Rock Hard8.5/10[5]
Sputnikmusic3.5/5 stars[6]

Track listingEdit

All lyrics are written by Vorph; all music is composed by Xy.

No.TitleLength
1."Luxferre"3:49
2."Let My People Be!"3:49
3."Of War"3:41
4."Antigod"4:04
5."For a Thousand Years"4:55
6."The Shadow of the Sword"3:49
7."In the Deep"4:02
8."Mother Night"4:18
9."Pagan Trance"4:19
10."In Gold We Trust"3:29
11."Soul Invictus"4:18
12."The Truth is Marching On"4:29

PersonnelEdit

SamaelEdit

  • Vorph – guitar, vocals
  • Mak – guitar
  • Mas – bass
  • Xy – drums, keyboard, programming, production

Technical personnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Samael – New Album "Lux Mundi" out now & online stream". nuclearblast.de. Nuclear Blast. April 29, 2011. Retrieved October 16, 2016.
  2. ^ "Samael release new EP". nuclearblast.de. Nuclear Blast. September 29, 2010. Retrieved October 16, 2016.
  3. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. Samael: Lux Mundi at AllMusic. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  4. ^ Krovatin, Christopher (May 4, 2011). "Review: Samael – Lux Mundi". Revolver. NewBay Media. ISSN 1527-408X. Archived from the original on May 8, 2011. Retrieved September 4, 2011.
  5. ^ Blum, Tobias (2011). "Samael: Lux Mundi". Rock Hard (in German). Rock Hard Verlags- und Handels- GmbH (288). ISSN 1437-8140. Retrieved October 16, 2016.
  6. ^ Willie (April 29, 2011). "Review: Samael – Lux Mundi". sputnikmusic.com. Retrieved July 24, 2018.