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Afro Celt Sound System - Volume 2: Release mp3 download
Performer: Afro Celt Sound System
Title: Volume 2: Release
Country: UK & Europe
Released: 1999
Style: Celtic, Experimental, African
Rating: 4.6/5
Format: MP3 FLAC AHX VOC AC3 AUD XM WAV ASF
FLAC size: 1126 mb | MP3 size: 1718 mb | WMA size: 1772 mb

Volume 2: Release is Afro Celt Sound System's second album, released on January 25, 1999 by Real World Records. Simon Emmerson – guitars, programming, keyboards. James McNally – keyboards, whistle, low whistle, bodhran, accordion. Iarla Ó Lionáird – vocals. Martin Russell – keyboards, programming, engineering. N'Faly Kouyate - vocals, kora, balafon. Myrdhin - Celtic harp. Moussa Sissokho - talking drum, djembe. Ron Aslan - programming beats

Complete your Afro Celt Sound System collection. It was great, but I remember my sister and me feeling a kind of a letdown as, from then on, the music in the CD sounded like just loops.

Volume 2: Release, Afro Celt Sound System's eagerly anticipated second album, continues the group's dedication to hypnotic grooves and innovative arrangements. Ancient and electronic elements blend in a timeless, ethereal fashion, transcending world and dance genre labels. Sinead O'Connor provides vocals on the first track, and an interactive music game is included as a bonus track. Volume 2: Release is a complex, complete artistic statement from a unique, open-minded group.

Afro Celt Sound System is a musical group who fuse electronic music with traditional Irish and West African music. Afro Celt Sound System was formed in 1995 by producer-guitarist Simon Emmerson, and feature a wide range of guest artists. In 2003 they temporarily changed their name to Afrocelts before reverting to their original name. Their albums have been released through Peter Gabriel's Real World Records, and they have frequently performed at WOMAD festivals worldwide

Afro Celt Sound System. Volume 2: Release Tracklist. 2. Lovers of light Lyrics.

Afro Celt Sound System’s second album, Volume 2: Release, sold over half a million copies worldwide in just its first year of publication. The impact of the Volume 2: Release album helped Afro Celt Sound System continue to grow their presence and popularity. The original project was only a collaboration and was intended to be temporary. Afro Celt Sound System performing live. The band was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best World Music in 2000 and released their third album, Volume 3: Further in Time, the following year.

And they keep their strong instrumental and vocal traditions, with Sinead O'Connor, among others, lending a hand. Tracks like Release and Lovers of Light demonstrate why Afro-Celt are master at what they do, as pipes, whistles, string instruments, and traditional drums weaves effortless through vocals as well as electronic beats

Afro Celt Sound System. Even In My Dreams, 07:04.

Tracklist

1 Release 7:38
2 Lovers Of Light 3:58
3 Eireann 5:09
4 Urban Airc 2:08
5 Big Cat 7:42
6 Even In My Dreams 7:05
7 Amber 5:26
8 Hypnotica 7:18
9 Riding The Waves 6:35
10 I Think Of... 4:35
11 Release It (Instrumental) 6:37

Notes

Jewel case edition with rear insert. No front insert.

Tracklisting on the rear insert contains only 10 tracks instead of 11; it omits track 9.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CDRW76, 7243 8 47324 2 4 Afro Celt Sound System Volume 2: Release ‎(CD, Album, Enh, Ltd) Real World Records, Virgin CDRW76, 7243 8 47324 2 4 UK & Europe 1999
CDRWG76, CDRWG76 884108000787 Afro Celt Sound System Volume 2: Release ‎(CD, Album, RE, Dig) Real World Records, Real World Records CDRWG76, CDRWG76 884108000787 Europe 2012
CDRW76, 7243 8 47324 2 4 Afro Celt Sound System Volume 2: Release ‎(CD, Album, Enh, Ltd) Real World Records, Virgin CDRW76, 7243 8 47324 2 4 UK & Europe 1999
none Afro Celt Sound System Volume 2: Release ‎(CD, Album, Enh, Ltd, Unofficial) ООО "Канкард" none Russia Unknown
RWMC 76, 7243 8 473244 8 Afro Celt Sound System Volume 2: Release ‎(Cass, Album) Real World Records, Virgin RWMC 76, 7243 8 473244 8 UK 1999

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Release
Hurdy Gurdy – Nigel EatonVocals – Sinéad O'Connor
7:39
2 Lovers Of Light
Producer [Additional] – Ron Aslan
4:03
3 Éireann 5:12
4 Urban Aire 2:07
5 Big Cat
Flute – Michael McGoldrick
7:47
6 Even In My Dreams
Producer [Additional] – Ron Aslan
7:07
7 Amber 5:27
8 Hypnotica
Bass – YouthVocals – Ashley Maher
7:18
9 Riding The Waves 6:36
10 I Think Of... 4:33
11 Release It (Instrumental)
Hurdy Gurdy – Nigel Eaton
6:26

Companies, etc.

  • Licensed To – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Real World Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Real World Records Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Sonic Innovation
  • Mixed At – Real World Studios
  • Mastered At – Metropolis Mastering
  • Pressed By – EMI Swindon

Credits

  • Bagpipes [Uilleann] – Michael McGoldrick (tracks: 1, 2, 5, 10, 11), Ronan Browne (tracks: 2 to 4, 9)
  • Drums [Dhol], Tabla – Johnny Kalsi
  • Guitar, Programmed By, Keyboards – Simon Emmerson
  • Harp [Celtic] – Myrdhin
  • Keyboards, Whistle, Whistle [Low], Bodhrán, Accordion – James McNally
  • Mastered By – Ian Cooper
  • Mixed By – David Bottrill (tracks: 1, 3, 5 to 8, 10, 11), Martin Russell (tracks: 2, 4, 5, 8, 9)
  • Mixed By [Assistant] – Claire Lewis, Marco Migliari
  • Producer – Martin Russell, Simon Emmerson
  • Producer [Additional] – James McNally
  • Programmed By – Ron Aslan
  • Programmed By, Keyboards, Recorded By [Engineer] – Martin Russell
  • Talking Drum, Djembe – Moussa Sissokho*
  • Vocals – Iarla Ó Lionáird
  • Vocals, Kora, Idiophone [Balafon] – N'Faly Kouyate

Notes

Cardboard slipcase

For Promo Use Only

There are no credits on the cover or CD. All credits sourced from similar version

QuickTime interactive software included on the CD: "This limited edition CD includes a free unique interactive musical game, enabling you to create your own Afro Celts remix"

This CD contains an interactive element: Components from "Whirl-Y-Reel 1": written by James McNally & Simon Emmerson; performed by Afro Celt Sound System; published by Real World Music Ltd. / Womad Music Ltd. / EMI Virgin Music Ltd. ℗ 1999 Real World Records Ltd. The copyright in the interactive musical game know as "Noodle" is owned by Real World MultiMedia Ltd and licensed to Real World Records Ltd. / Virgin Records Ltd. ℗ 1999 Real World MultiMedia Ltd

The copyright in this recording is owned by Real World Records Ltd and licensed exclusively to Virgin Records Ltd. ℗ 1999 Real World Records Ltd. © 1999 Real World Records Ltd.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: 847324 2 . 2 : 1 : 2 : EMI SWIDON
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L042
  • Mould SID Code: ifpi 1421
  • Label Code: LC 03098

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CDRW76, 7243 8 47324 2 4 Afro Celt Sound System Volume 2: Release ‎(CD, Album, Enh, Ltd) Real World Records, Virgin CDRW76, 7243 8 47324 2 4 UK & Europe 1999
CDRWG76, CDRWG76 884108000787 Afro Celt Sound System Volume 2: Release ‎(CD, Album, RE, Dig) Real World Records, Real World Records CDRWG76, CDRWG76 884108000787 Europe 2012
CDRW76, 7243 8 47324 2 4 Afro Celt Sound System Volume 2: Release ‎(CD, Album, Enh, Ltd) Real World Records, Virgin CDRW76, 7243 8 47324 2 4 UK & Europe 1999
none Afro Celt Sound System Volume 2: Release ‎(CD, Album, Enh, Ltd, Unofficial) ООО "Канкард" none Russia Unknown
RWMC 76, 7243 8 473244 8 Afro Celt Sound System Volume 2: Release ‎(Cass, Album) Real World Records, Virgin RWMC 76, 7243 8 473244 8 UK 1999