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Bergtatt - Et eeventyr i 5 capitler
Studio album by Ulver
Released November 30, 1994 (1994-11-30)
Recorded 1994
Genre Avant-garde metal
Black metal
Folk metal
Length 34:17
Label Head Not Found
House of Kicks
Producer Ulver and Kristian Romsøe
Professional reviews
Ulver chronology
Vargnatt
(1993)
Bergtatt - Et eeventyr i 5 capitler
(1994)
Kveldssanger
(1995)

Bergtatt - Et eeventyr i 5 capitler ("Taken into the Mountain - A Fairy Tale in 5 Chapters") is the debut album by the Norwegian band Ulver.

Contrary to 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 in archaic Danish, as opposed to English or the band's native Norwegian. The acoustic aspects of the album would later be isolated in their second release Kveldssanger, while the third album, Nattens madrigal, consists entirely of a "raw" black metal production and sound.

Track listing

All songs written and composed by Ulver. 

# Title Length
1. "Capitel I: I troldskog faren vild" ("Lost in the Forest of Trolls") 7:51
2. "Capitel II: Soelen gaaer bag aase need" ("The Sun Sets Behind Hills") 6:34
3. "Capitel III: Graablick blev hun vaer" ("Graablick Watches Her Closely") 7:45
4. "Capitel IV: Een stemme locker" ("A Voice Beckons") 4:01
5. "Capitel V: Bergtatt - Ind i fjeldkamrene" ("Bergtatt - Into the Field-Chambers") 8:06
34:17

Credits

  • Garm - vocals, lyrics
  • Håvard Jørgensen - guitar
  • Torbjørn Pedersen (Aismal) - guitar
  • Erik Olivier Lancelot (AiwarikiaR) - drums
  • Skoll - bass guitar
  • Sverd - piano
  • Lill Kathrine Stensrud - female voice, flute
  • Kristian Romsøe - co-producer, engineer, mixing
  • Craig Morris - mastering
  • Tanya "Nacht" Stene - album cover design
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