Ot serdtsa k nebu

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Ot Serdtsa k Nebu (От сердца к небу)
Arkona - Ot Serdtsa K Nebu - album cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 31, 2007
RecordedMay – September 2007 at CDM Records and Gigant Records studios
GenreFolk metal
LabelSound Age Production
Napalm Records
Arkona chronology
Zhizn vo Slavu (Жизнь во славу)
Ot Serdtsa k Nebu (От сердца к небу)
Noch Velesova (Ночь Велесова)

Ot Serdtsa k Nebu (От Сердца к Небу) is the fourth full-length album by the Russian folk metal band Arkona. It was released on October 31, 2007, through Sound Age Production and later through Napalm Records. The name translates to "From the Heart to the Sky".[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
About.com[1]4/5 stars
Metal Hammer (Germany)[3]5/7

The album received a positive review from the Canadian Exclaim! magazine. The author noted the album's variations in tone and structure and wrote that Arkona had "achieved the harder task" of integrating hard modern sounds and traditional tunes.[2] The German edition of Metal Hammer awarded 5 out of 7 points to the album.[3] About.com wrote that singer Maria "Masha" Arkhipova was an "excellent vocalist" who was capable of performing both soft song and harsh screaming and growling with a high standard.[1]

Track listing[]

1."Pokrovy Nebesnogo Startsa" (Покровы Небесного Старца)Shrouds of Celestial Sage7:34
2."Goy, Kupala!!!" (Гой, Купала!!!)Hey, Kupala3:42
3."Ot Serdtsa k Nebu" (От Сердца к Небу)From the Heart to the Skies5:06
4."Oy, Pechal-Toska" (Ой, Печаль-Тоска)Oh, My Sorrow, My Anguish5:33
5."Gutsulka" (Гутсулка)Hutsulka2:44
6."Strela" (Стрела)Arrow6:16
7."Nad Propastyu Let" (Над пропастью лет)Over the Abyss of Ages6:40
8."Slavsya Rus!" (Славься, Русь!)Hail Rus!4:00
9."Kupala i Kostroma" (Купала и Кострома)2:30
10."Tsigular" (Цигулар)Violinist3:43
11."Sva" (Сва) 6:31
12."Katitsya Kolo" (Катится Коло)Kolo Is Rolling10:16


  1. ^ Jump up to: a b c Bowar, Chad. "Arkona – Ot Serdca K Nebu". About.com. Archived from the original on 21 February 2012. Retrieved 29 July 2012.
  2. ^ Jump up to: a b Taylor, Laura Wiebe (August 2008). "Arkona – Ot Serdca K Nebu". Exclaim!. Retrieved 29 July 2012.
  3. ^ Jump up to: a b "Arkona – Ot Serdca K Nebu". Metal Hammer (in German). 1 August 2008. Retrieved 29 July 2012.
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