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Gas Announces New Album
Christian Eede , March 19th, 2018 15:18

Wolfgang Voigt follows up last year's Narkopop with a new album in May as Gas

Wolfgang Voigt has announced details of a new album as Gas, entitled Rausch. You can watch a video trailer for the album above.

It follows on from the release last year of Narkopop, which followed a 17-year silence between that and his debut album as Gas released in 2000. Rausch (German for 'intoxication') has been produced as a single composition designed to be listen through from beginning to end.

It is however divided into parts according to the release format, and will be available in 2xLP, CD and digital formats. Voigt will give Rausch its live premiere on May 9 for a hometown show in Cologne at the Köln Philhormonie.

The announcement of the new album, which is set for release on May 18, also came accompanied by the following text, in English and German, which is quoted in full.

"Rausch with no name / My beautiful shine / You are the sun / This is where I want to be / Rausch with no morning / This is where we burn / The Stars sparkle / In a sea of flames / Horns and fanfares / Fanfares of joy / Fanfares of fear / The wine we drink through the eyes / The moon pours down at night in waves / Careful with that axe Eugene / Personal Jesus / No beginning no end / Eighteenth of Oktember / The night falls / The king comes / The hunt starts / Freude schöner Götterfunken / The long march through the underwood / Trust me there's nothing / Once upon a time there was a bandit / Who loved a prince / That was long ago / Spring Summer Fall and Gas / There is a train heading to Nowhere / Drums and Trumpets / Future without mankind / Warm snow / Alles ist gut / The bells toll / You are not alone / The murmur in the forest / The murmur in the head / Light as mist / Heavy as lead / Music happens / To flow like gas / A clearing / Heavy baggage / Debut in the afterlife / Death has seven cats / World heritage Rausch / Finally infinite"