Various Artists: Excelsis 3-CD Pack

This item is out-of-print, and here for historical purposes.

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Excelsis v.1 ~ a dark noel | 1995
Excelsis v.1 ~ a dark noel CASSETTE | 1995
Excelsis v.2 ~ a winter’s song | 1999
Excelsis v.3 (Maxi-CD) ~ a prelude | 2001

Our #1 selling holiday item:

Excelsis 3-CD Pack ~ v.1, v.2 & v.3 | $23.

Holiday Single 1 | 2004 Ltd Edition CD-Single
Holiday Single 2 | 2004 Ltd Edition CD-Single
A Dark Noel “a best of” | $5 holiday sampler CD

Digital-Only releases:
Unto Ashes “Spellbound in Winter” | $4.99
Erik Wøllo “Crystal Bells” | $3.99
Paulina Cassidy “Ice Iris (a holiday ep)” | $3.99

1995’s Excelsis v.1 ~ a dark noel has consistantly been one of Projekt’s most popular releases. The follow-up, 1999’s Excelsis v.2 ~ a winter’s song, quickly brought joy to many more fans of darkwave music. In 2001, we added the the not-available-in-stores Excelsis 3 ~ a prelude Maxi-CD to create a trilogy of dark holiday releases. The Excelsis Three Pack makes a great holiday gift for your friends, or even for yourself. Happy Holidays.

Due to the weight of this Three Pack, it can not be shipped via first class mail.

Please note that this is NOT in a box anymore, the boxes are gone. But you get the 3 CDs below:

A review from Prick Magazine
When Projekt released Excelsis~A Dark Noelin 1995, it became an instant holiday hit amongst fans of darkwave and gothic music looking for an alternative to candy-coated TRL Christmas tunes. Having since released two more volumes in the Excelsis series – 1999’s A Winter’s Song and 2001’s A Prelude – the label is now offering the entire trilogy in this set. From darker holiday interpretations such as Loveliescrushing’s “Jingle Bells (Snowblower)” and Black Tape for a Blue Girl’s “Chanukkah, Oh Chanukkah” to surprisingly whimsical renditions like Faith & Disease’s “Silver and Gold,” this set show’s that the holiday season’s influence can be felt even in the darkwave underworld. Excelsis includes traditional carols as well as more contemporary tunes such as The Crüxshadows’ cover of the John Lennon/Yoko Ono classic “Happy Xmas (War Is Over),” which is not to be missed. – Jonathan Williams (Music Editor)


Excelsis v.1 ~ a dark noel tracks:

  1. Arcanta: Carol of the Bells
  2. Love Spirals Downwards: Welcome Christmas | MP3 streaming & download
  3. FuchiKachis Ethu: Oh Come All Ye Faithful
  4. This Ascension: Carol of the Bells
  5. Area: O Come Emmanuel
  6. Thanatos: The First Noel
  7. Lovesliescrushing: Jingle Bells (Snowblower)
  8. Balderas & Osborne: What Child Is This?
  9. black tape for a blue girl: Chanukkah, Oh Chanukkah | MP3 streaming & download
  10. Sorrow: The Little Drummer Boy
  11. Lycia/The Unquiet Void: We Three Kings
  12. Eva O: O Holy Night
  13. Faith and the Muse: A Winter Wassail
  14. Autopsia: Stille Nacht (g)RAVE remix
  15. Attrition: Silent Night

Excelsis v.2 ~ a winter’s song tracks:

  1. El Duende: Gaudete, Gaudete
  2. Rhea’s Obsession with Athan Maroulis (of Spahn Ranch): We Three Kings
  3. London After Midnight: The Christmas Song
  4. The Crüxshadows: Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
  5. Unto Ashes: Lord Of The Dance
  6. The Machine in the Garden: Coventry Carol
  7. Faith & Disease: Silver and Gold
  8. Lynn Canfield (of The Moon Seven Times): The True Present
  9. Sofia Run – Nerotai Hazarurim (Little Candles)
  10. Siddal: In The Bleak Midwinter
  11. Thanatos: Silent Night
  12. Julia Kent (of Rasputina): What Child is This?
  13. Rhea’s Obsession: Huron Indian Carol
  14. Lycia: O Little Town of Bethlehem
  15. Human Drama: I Believe In Father Christmas

Excelsis v.3 ~ a prelude tracks:

  1. Lovespirals: Aspen Glow
  2. Lynn Canfield: Edelweiss
  3. Audra: Let The Reindeer Live On My Roof | MP3 streaming & download
  4. Lowsunday: Blue Christmas
  5. Frolic: Angels We Have Heard On High
  6. Faith & Disease: Silver And Gold (alternate version)
  7. Mirabilis: Riu Riu Chiu
  8. Unto Ashes: Krampusnacht (for Krampus, the Christmas Demon)
  9. Lynn Canfield: Let Your Little Sister Pet The Kitty Too

Weight .6 lbs
Label

PROJEKT

Release Year

2001

Format

3-CD