Remastered by Martin Bowes From Original Masters!
Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner singer/composer Lisa Gerrard (Dead Can Dance) and film composer Marcello De Francisci have joined forces to bring you their first collaborative album work titled "Departum". This album is a collection of pieces, which are filled with lyrical soundscapes, orchestrated with vocal chants, cimbalom, guitars, percussion, modern instruments and orchestra. An effort that took two years in the making moreover a journey inspired by ancient world cultures. (Mesopotamia, Europe & Asia)
After the groundbreaking album The Trail Of Genghis Khan written in collaboration with an Australian artist Cye Wood, Lisa Gerrard returns to Infinite fog with long-awaited complete, extended edition of the album "Departum".
Highest quality sound, ambient drifts, soft tribal rhythms, touching melodies of Cymbylom and 144-Strings Yang Chin playing by Lisa Gerrard and transcendental vocals. All this gives even more in sum and makes "Departum" pure pleasure listening.
The album is recorded with Marcello De Francisci who is well-known as an American composer/visual artist with an Italian-Argentinean background based in Los Angeles, California. Marcello De Francisci is a big name in soundtracks industry - in 2006 he won the best soundtrack of the year G.A.N.G. ward for his work on SCEAs "God of War" game. His music has been used in major theatrical movie trailers such as "Avatar", "Prince Of Persia", "Monsters VS Aliens", "Seven Pounds", and "Hellboy" to name a few. Moreover, we can remember his mesmerizing music in the sequel to "Baraka" art house documentary "Samsara".
Since 2009, Marcello and Lisa started work together and recorded several soundtracks for major and art house movies. Besides that, their creativity also found a realization in a common album "Departum", which became one of the most top-rated albums in Lisa Gerrard discography. Attentive listener may remember Marcello as co-creator Lisa Gerrards album "Twilight Kingdom".
• Vinyl LP
• First time on vinyl
• Excellent sound and studio remastering by Martin Bowes (Attirition)
• Taken from original masters
• Heavy cover
• For fans of Dead Can Dance
• Album from Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner singer/composer
1. Ex Nihilo "Out Of Nothingness"
2. In The Beginning Was The Word
3. Hymns Of A Promised Land
4. Hidden Garden
5. Diary For The Fallen
9. Mayas Dream
10. To Those Who Seek Forgiveness
1. All Things Impermanent
2. River Dance
3. Cor Nobilis The Gentle Ones
4. Adagio For A Broken Promise
5. Sacred Journey
6. The Secret Language Of Angels
7. A Kingdom Now Forgotten
8. The Lost Star Of Menelik