Label: Virgin - none • Format: Cassette Album, Promo • Country: UK • Genre: Electronic, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Aboriginal, New Age
The music is of electronicnew ageworld and ambient genres. Sacred Spirit's total worldwide album sales are estimated to be over 15 million copies. Chemicals - Lord T & Eloise - Chairmen Of The Bored first album, Chants and Dances of the Native Americans was released in The album was nominated for best New Age album Grammy Award.
The music conveys the stories, legends and plight of the Native Americans by combining sampled chants of the NavajoPueblo and Sioux tribes and Sami people yoik with synthesizer backings, all driven forth by a combination of traditional drumming and electronic dance-beats.
The first single released off the album was " Yeha-Noha " Wishes of happiness and prosperity which was largely responsible for catapulting Sacred Spirit into the limelight. The single reached 1 position in number of countries, including 6 weeks at 1 in France. The album is arguably one of the most successful enigmatic projects ever, garnering sales of more than seven million albums worldwide. A second album was released by Sacred Spirit, but it was a complete divergence from the original.
The focus this time was around the blues singing of America. In keeping with the change of theme, the American release saw the group name also being changed, to Indigo Spirit. Virgin Records released the third Sacred Spirit album in The album was nominated for best New Age Grammy Award in The album continues the mood and production of the first, however the Winter Ceremony (Tor-Cheney-Nahana) - Sacred Spirit - Chants And Dances Of The Native Americans was more instrumental.
Although all the tracks did feature chants or speech, each song was composed of many short samples pieced together, unlike the first album which tended to use one extended sample per song. Ides Side - Gerry Mulligan Quartet - At Storyvilletwo Sacred Spirit albums were released on Higher Octave music label.
Midnight Wind - Satans Host - Metal From Hell track was created organically, with Jeffs who also sings and plays flute and harmonica composing improvisational slide and steel guitar riffs as a foundation for The Brave to build upon. On the first album, the song "The Counterclockwise Circle Dance" was presented as a native American chant, however the main vocals are an authentic Sami yoik "Normo Jovnna" by Terje Tretnesrecorded in by Dutch Channel 4 during an interview as an example of a yoik.
The recording, despite Channel 4's denial of having sold it, then ended up in a Virgin Records studio in the Netherlands. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
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