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Enigma - Cross of Changes

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    Enigma: Michael "Curly MC" Cretu (vocals, various instruments, programming). Additional personnel includes: Louisa Stanley (vocals); Jens Gad (guitar). Recorded at A.R.T. Studios, Ibiza, Spain. Personnel: Michael Cr?tu (vocals, programming); Jens Gad, ......more

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Artist: Enigma
Description:
Enigma: Michael "Curly MC" Cretu (vocals, various instruments, programming). Additional personnel includes: Louisa Stanley (vocals); Jens Gad (guitar). Recorded at A.R.T. Studios, Ibiza, Spain. Personnel: Michael Cr?tu (vocals, programming); Jens Gad, Peter Cornelius (guitar); Sandra Cretu, Louisa Stanley, Angel (background vocals). Recording information: A.R.T. Studios, Ibiza, Spain. On THE CROSS OF CHANGES, Enigma delves into the mystic with a musical fervor that transcends sampling technologies and popular dance beats. THE CROSS OF CHANGES is a serene yet supremely sensual musical synthesis that might best be characterized as new age hip-hop. Enigma's worldwide hit MCMXC A.D. was notable for, among other things, its use of Gregorian chants as samples in a heady techno mix, which inspired such delirious interest in this ancient music that The Benedictine Monks Of Santo Domingo De Silos are currently enjoying their own Top 10 hit--CHANT. With THE CROSS OF CHANGES, Enigma's auteur Michael Cretu has merged a series of chants and simple devotional lyrics into a smooth techno-psychedelic wall of sound that is, in contemporary terms, a synthesized flipside to the techno-pop dance grooves of groups like Ace Of Base. Apples and oranges? Certainly, but both groups do employ texture and repetition to particular advantage in a pop context. However, where Ace Of Base finds nirvana in the incantory rhythms of reggae and the classic textures of old-fashioned analog synthesizers, Enigma extracts their hypnotic rhythms and textures from a variety of Eastern sources--at times evoking the ghosts of fellow mystics Pink Floyd, Brian Eno, Kraftwerk and Tangerine Dream. In celebrating the libidinous ambivalence of "I Love You...I'll Kill You," Cretu mixes whispered female vocals (Barry White, anyone?), distant electric guitar swells and synthesizer washes, with snippets of non-Western reed and percussion instruments (such as Indian tabla drums, which carry the groove like a Fender b...
See Also:
MCMXC A.D., Voyageur, LSD: Love, Sensuality and Devotion
See Influences:
Brian Eno, Jah Wobble, Sheila Chandra, Killing Joke, Steve Roach, Robert Fripp, Enya, Peter Gabriel, Philip Glass, New Order (UK), Mike Oldfield, Vangelis, Tangerine Dream, Dead Can Dance, Pink Floyd
See Contemporaries:
Orbital, Julee Cruise, James Asher, Shaman's Dream, Deep Forest, Mira, This Mortal Coil, Pete Namlook, Bel Canto, Michael Rother, Drexciya, Biosphere (Geir Jenssen), Anne Dudley, McKendree Spring, The Orb, Single Gun Theory, The Chemical Brothers, Fabulon, Ultramarine, Delerium, Clannad, Anugama, Lisa Gerrard (Composer/Singer), Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Dead Can Dance, Sarah Brightman, Depeche Mode, Terre Thaemlitz, The Art of Noise
Track Listing:
Disc 1:
  1. 1 Second Chapter
  2. 2 Eyes of Truth, The
  3. 3 Return to Innocence
  4. 4 I Love You...I'll Kill You
  5. 5 Silent Warrior
  6. 6 Dream of the Dolphin, The
  7. 7 Age of Loneliness
  8. 8 Out from the Deep
  9. 9 Cross of Changes, The
Type:
Performer
Genre:
R&B
Subgenre:
Dance
Label:
Charisma / Virgin Records
Producer:
Michael Cretu
Number of Discs:
1
Format:
Compact Disc
Studio or Live:
Studio
Mono or Stereo:
Stereo
SPARS Coding:
n/a
Runtime:
44 : 12
UPC:
724383923625
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