Enigma - MCMXC A.D.
Virgin  (1990)
Club Dance, Ambient New Age

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CD    7 tracks  (40:13) 
   01   The Voice Of Enigma             02:21
   02   Principles Of Lust [(A) Sadeness, (B) Find Love, (C) Sadeness (Reprise)]       A. Sadness B. Find Love C. Sadness (Reprise)       11:43
   03   Callas Went Away             04:29
   04   Mea Culpa             05:01
   05   The Voice & The Snake             01:41
   06   Knocking On Forbiddon Doors             04:22
   07   Back To The Rivers Of Belief [(A) Way To Eternity, (B) Hallelujah, (C) The Rivers Of Belief]       A. Way to Eternity B. Hallelujah C. The Rivers of Belief       10:36
Katalognummer 261 209
UPC (Barcode) 5012981209025
Digital/Analog DDD
Audio-Kanäle Stereo
Release date: 11/02/1999
Original release date: 1990
Label: Virgin
Producer: Enigma
Pieces in Set: 2
Catalog#: 47871
Distributor: n/ a
Desc: Performer

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Additional Notes:

This is a limi ted edition reissue which contains a bonus disc of six remixes.

Enigma includes: Michael "Curly M.C." Cretu, David Fairstein.

"Good evening. T his is the voice of Enigma. In the next hour we will take
you with us into another world, into the world of music, spirit and meditation.
Turn off t he lights, take a deep breath and relax." So begins the experience
of MCMX C A.D. The soft female voice with a beckoning European accent amidst
an et hereal backdrop of harmonic soundscapes is followed by Gregorian
chanting, and, finally, the beat. "Start to move slowly. Very slowly.
Let the rhyth m be your guiding light."

Perhaps this is what a techno artist would cr eate to incite monks to dance:
innocent grooves, sacred texts. Until, ther e enters another breathy, sensual
woman with sultry French talk. By now th ere's a compelling dance groove,
which builds for a few minutes, then fina lly plateaus into a space filled
with dripping sounds where the beat is ke pt afloat by the rhythmic panting
of our seductress. Gradually this grows as more instruments are added,
and she continues, this time in English, wi th "The Principles Of Lust."
Finally the panting becomes erratic, the Monk s sing backwards, and Enigma
has another fan.
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