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ENIGMA - MCMXC a.D (Cassette, Album)

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Principles of Lust: Find Love Lyrics Principles of Lust: Sadeness reprise Lyrics Do you like this album? Leave a review. Find Love. Out from the Deep. The Voice and the Snake. Return to Innocence. The Cross of Changes. The Dream of the Dolphin. Principles of Lust Everlasting Lust. Callas Went Away. Back to the Rivers of Belief. The Eyes of Truth. Silence Must Be Heard. Knocking on Forbidden Doors. Back to the Rivers of Belief: Hallelujah. Studios , his home studio in Ibiza , Spain.

It is one of the first albums recorded onto a hard disk. Cretu makes extensive use of Gregorian chants , dance beats, and flute sounds. In and , the album was re-released with additional remixed tracks. Studios located in Cretu's home on the Spanish island of Ibiza. Antiphon ". The vocals were used without permission which led to a lawsuit.

Cretu developed the idea of sampling in a new direction. Though samples of up to several seconds' length had been used extensively in hip-hop for decades and in electronic genres by artists such as Jean-Michel Jarre and Klaus Schulze , Cretu built his music around much longer previously recorded sequences, which was novel both to the New Age audience and to the listening public in general.

The Gregorian chant " Procedamus in pace! The first, " Sadeness ", received the most attention through its unique and previously unheard mix of Gregorian chants and dance beat. The track features triangles and synthesized shakuhachi flutes with French lyrics and breathy sounds from Sandra, as well as samples from "Inifinity" by Greek band Aphrodite's Child , all of which was highly unusual to the ears of the public at the time.

As for the male voice speaking in French during the track, Cretu only described him as a good friend of his. Reversed chants signal the start of "Sadeness Reprise " and continues with a short piano theme based on the earlier shakuhachi flutes. The flute returns as chants of " Hosanna " gradually bring "Principles of Lust" to an end.

Chirps from electronic birds at the beginning, mixed with a slow beat [3] and sounds of a piano leads to Sandra's whispers and ends with some samples of Callas singing the aria '"Ces lettres! Ces lettres! The rain at the beginning of " Mea Culpa " is taken from the introduction of " Black Sabbath " by English heavy metal band Black Sabbath. Bundesverband Musikindustrie. IFPI Austria. IFPI Sweden.

Archived from the original PDF on June 16, IFPI Switzerland. Amazon Germany. MCMXC a. The whole new world opened for me. And I listen to lot of different music. And I always come back to this one, and always will… Cretu is the master of atmosphere, he knows how to make things sound the way they should sound. He is a great music engineer, at first place. And I hope that Enigma 8 will be back to roots. First 3 albums are masterpiece.

Thank You, MC. I have admired the music that enigma created including all the albums and singles that were ever made, However over the last week i decided to do an indeph research on enigma IE Michael Cretu and everything that he enigma have done and what was used and were a lot of it came from.

I,m disappointed to find that in the first three albums Michael used so many samples that came from various artists to put those first 3 albums together. Michael was sued for several samples and i cant believe he still uses other people samples to this day to make his so called music. Sadeness Part 1 was a song beyond its time! It was No1 in Greece for more that 8 consecutive weeks, if I remember correctly and I was years old!

Cretu changed the industry by creating a music like no other, leading its standards to a higher level! Eight albums, eight masterpieces, eight rivers of belief! Its been my go to music for years. Hope to see more jams come from them soon. Your email address will not be published. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.

Search uDiscover Music. Features Latest News. Share Tweet. Format: UK English. Cretu was not spared over the issue of sampling when in , Difang and Igay Duana from Taiwan 's Ami tribe filed a suit over uncredited vocals in " Return to Innocence ". Both of the lawsuits were settled, with the source of each sample being granted compensation and credit for the sampled performance; however, the anonymity that Cretu intended to keep after the release of the first album [46] was shattered due to the first lawsuit.

Soon after working with Michael Cretu on the first Enigma album, German producer Frank Peterson left the project in order to focus on Gregorian , a band that performs mostly covers of modern pop and rock songs with Gregorian-like vocals and symphonic instruments.

Former members and guest artists [56]. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. German musical project. Worldbeat new-age [2] downtempo electronica ambient experimental. Virgin EMI Charisma. David Fairstein — lyrics — Frank Peterson F. Spring — vocals, co-writer Mark Josher Marcelo Amaral Pontello — vocals, co-writer , Rasa Veretenceviene Rasa Serra — vocals, co-writer Anggun — vocals Aquilo — vocals Michael Kunze — story, co-writer Main article: Enigma discography.

Retrieved Retrieved 14 October Retrieved 25 August Retrieved on 25 August Slant Magazine. Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 7 February Entertainment Weekly. BBC , 13 November Billboard : 1,

Enigma - MCMXC A.D (eBay purchase) Enigma 2 - The Cross of Changes (eBay purchase) Enigma 3 - Le Roi Mort, Vive Le Roi! (eBay purchase) Enigma has always been something I've listened to. I'm trying to acquire all the cassettes and Vinyl. Got into Vaporware, so naturally I bought that Darknet Album, later discovered bandcamp and bought a few.

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  1. Funnily enough my first encounter with Enigma's MCMXC A.D. was back in September on a return flight from a holiday on Malta when it was the pilot's music of choice for piping through to the cabin during a delay for take-off and what a perfect choice! Brilliant CD I had the cassette tape of this album but wanted the CD as it has some /5().
  2. This significant album features "Sadeness" -- one the most popular new age tracks to date. With soothing electronic beats and seductive Gregorian chants, this disc became the number one album among health spas worldwide. Get the bath water running, light some candles and cue this disc up. enigma mcmxc a.d.
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  4. This CD is an excellent follow-up to Enigma's debut album, "MCMXC a.D." Even though this disc was released in , many people still seem to recognize the lead single from it, "Return to Innocence." I posted a 5-star review of "MCMXC a.D." here on Amazon just a few days ago, and "The Cross Of Changes" is every bit just as awesome and original /5().
  5. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Cassette release of MCMXC a.D. "The Limited Edition" on Discogs. Label: Virgin - MCVIR 10,Virgin - 7 4 3,Virgin International - MCVIR 10,Virgin International - 7 4 3 • Format: Cassette Album, Limited Edition • Country: Europe • Genre: Electronic • Style: Abstract 5/5(3).
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  8. This is the discography of Enigma.. Note: all albums were released on Virgin Records or its subsidiary Virgin Schallplatten halfcelltitegodfeperarinlelasag.xyzinfo Eurochart singles top and Eurochart albums top are compiled by the trade magazine Music & Media (a subsidiary of Billboard magazine) and are based on the sales charts of 16 European countries.(countries list).US Top data: for singles from the Billboard Hot

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