Agalloch's 2012 EP
Faustian Echoes is an EP that was released on June 26, 2012 It is a single, two-part song over 21 minutes in length, making it the longest song Agalloch has ever written. The song is based on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s play Faust.
The lyrics are taken directly from an English translation of Goethe's Faust, with added phrases and film samples to create the narrative which, together, outlines the backbone of the original story. The film samples are from Jan Svankmajer's 1994 film Faust.
The cover art features the etching Faust Lisant (Faust Reading) by Salvador Dalí.
Label: Dämmerung Arts
Faustian Echoes EP CD