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La Luna [Sarah Brightman]
1. Lune, La
2. Winter in July
3. Scarborough Fair
4. Figlio Perduto - (Italian)
5. Whiter Shade of Pale, A
6. He Doesn't See Me
8. How Fair This Place
9. Hijo de La Luna - (Spanish)
10. Here with Me
11. Califfa, La - (Italian)
12. This Love
13. Solo Con Te - (Italian)
14. Gloomy Sunday
15. Luna, La - (Italian)
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 56968
Personnel: Sarah Brightman (vocals, keyboards); Paul Bateman (conductor); Gunther Haas (guitar); Peter Murray, Frank Peterson, Jan-Eric Kohrs, Carsten Heusmann (keyboards); Trevor Barry (bass); Martin "Frosty" Beedle (drums); Gillian McDonagh (percussion); Princessa, Eve, English National Choir (background vocals).
Engineers include: Michael Soltad, John Timperley, Colin Boland.
Recorded at Angel Studios, London, England; Smecky Studios, Prague, Czech Republic; Centro Arteria, Milan, Italy; Nemo Studios, Hamburg, Germany; Timps Studio, Maidenhead.
Adapters: Frank Peterson; Michael Soltau; Sarah Brightman.
Personnel: Sarah Brightman (vocals, keyboards, background vocals); English National Choir (vocals); Gnther Haas (guitar); Carsten Heusmann, Frank Peterson, Peter Murray , Michael Soltau, Jan Eric Kohrs (keyboards); Martin Frosty Beedle (drums); Gillian McDonagh (percussion); Princessa (background vocals).
Audio Mixers: Frank Peterson; John Timperly; Michael Soltau.
Recording information: Angel Studios, Islington, London, England (1999-2000); Centro Arteria, Milian (1999-2000); Nemo Studios, Hamburg, Germany (1999-2000); Smecky Studios, Prague, Czech Republic (1999-2000); Timps Studio, Maidenhead, England (1999-2000).
Photographer: Simon Fowler .
The word "angelic" almost seems an understatement when applied to the golden voice of Sarah Brightman. She makes Enya sound like Tom Waits, and LA LUNA is full of tunes that allow Brightman to freely weave her vocal magic.
She moves convincingly through a number of styles here, the atmospheric soundscapes of the introductory "La Lune" giving way to the electronica-tinged "Winter in July," which in turn leads into a delicately updated arrangement of the British folk tune "Scarborough Fair," made popular in the '60s by Simon & Garfunkel. Thick washes of strings mate with electronic percussion on Brightman's version of the Procol Harum classic "A Whiter Shade of Pale." On "How Fair This Place," she shows off the impressive operatic chops that helped her to earn her diva stripes. Ultimately, whether she's sweetly subverting folk tunes, ably adapting classical material, or reigning like a pop princess over very contemporary arrangements, Brightman wields a voice that never fails to enchant.
Q (3/01, p.104) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...An easy-listening classical-rock crossover....'Gloomy Sunday' is an after-dinner gem - all jazzy chords and evocative of rainy nights..."
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