It makes number one on the list of best conspiracy books of all time simply because the claims are so broad and controversial, yet the book is so well put. Loreena was born in morden, manitoba, canada to a livestock trader and a nurse on february 17, 1957. The book of secrets by loreena mckennitt 7742910721. The book of secrets by loreena mckennitt 7742910721 cd. This is the album which collects the pathways of mckennitt she took up to the record sessions. The book of secrets is the sixth studio album by loreena mckennitt, released in 1997. So when i saw it was available, i immediately got it. On the mask and mirror she immersed into spanish and arabic music, however, the balance between the old ways and newly discovered eastern sound can be heard on the book of secrets in the best way. Listen to the book of secrets loreena mckennitt online. On a trip to the greek capital, i find that during the course of interviews with local journalists, certain themes arise again and again. Provided to youtube by universal music group skellig loreena mckennitt the book of secrets. The book of secrets is the sixth studio album by loreena mckennitt. Loreena mckennitt the book of secrets 20th anniversary.
The book of secrets features a cast of over two dozen musical collaborators, and the eight songs contained therein, including north american hit single the mummers dance, leads the listener on unexpected journeys. From the prologue to the final dantes prayer, each song adds another layer to the whole. My life as a friend, that contained intimate details of their friendship. Loreena isabel irene mckennitt, cm om born february 17, 1957 is a canadian musician, composer, harpist, accordionist, and pianist who writes, records and performs world music with celtic and middle eastern themes. Loreena mckennitt the book of secrets releases discogs. It makes number one on the list of best conspiracy books of all time simply because the claims are so broad and controversial, yet the book is so well put together and logical that the content might just actually be right. This is her first live release available to the public, and uses material from three concerts one from paris and two from toronto to put together a complete show. Prologue the mummers dance skellig marco polo the highwayman. She wondered if this need arose from an insatiable curiosity. Jan 11, 2020 maybe this has also to do with the fact that i am not so fond of violincello type and oriental style music. Release the book of secrets by loreena mckennitt musicbrainz. Tracklist with lyrics of the album the book of secrets 1997 from loreena mckennitt. This is certainly a family that have been bound and pulled apart by the forces of imagination and religious belief.
The book of secrets is certainly a worthy addition to the canon. Loreena mckennitt the book of secrets 2004, cd discogs. A glittering commodity so rare that people will go to great lengths to obtain it. The book of secrets, an album by loreena mckennitt on spotify. Listen free to loreena mckennitt the book of secrets prologue, the mummers dance and more. Try disabling any ad blockers and refreshing this page. Mckennitt is known for her refined and clear dramatic soprano vocals. Produced by loreena mckennitt assistants to the producer. Loreena mckennitt the book of secrets celtic lyrics corner. Listen free to loreena mckennitt the book of secrets prologue, the mummers dance.
The gold conspiracy on cable television in the usa mike maloney and james anderson are among some of the industry experts interviewed about gold. The book of secrets is a studio album by loreena mckennitt released in 1997. Quinlan road, 1997 ever since discovering lorenna mckennitt my sophomore year in high school, ive been collecting whatever albums of hers i could lay my hands on. Each recording includes a free 320kbps mp3 download code, which can be found within each individual sleeve the book of secrets found in this box set will be available on its own through the loreena mckennitt shop or in select retails outlets in april 2017. It has rich relations who have to be kowtowed to and poor relations who are horribly sat upon, and there is a deep conspiracy of silence about the source of the family income.
The book of secrets by loreena mckennitt on spotify. And what are the secret methods to control its value. In a recording career spanning nearly two decades, mckennitts eclectic celtic music has won critical acclaim worldwide and gold, platinum and multiplatinum. I was usually the first among a new group of friends who had heard of her, and i quickly pressed her cds or songs, in the guise. Who would not want to read a book of secretsexcept, this is one you listen to. The book of secrets licensed to youtube by kontor new media music, umg on behalf of quinlan road. Mckennitts recordings always have the quality of a spiritual sojourn. Americas book of secrets the gold conspiracy tv episode 2014 on imdb. Canadian singer composer loreena mckennitt is selfmanaged, selfproduced, and the head of her own internationally successful record label, quinlan road. Loreena mckennitt is in her element in front of an audience, telling interesting stories about the songs and assembling a topnotch backing band. The only problem is that she did not seem to progress much during the time between. Loreena mckennitt the book of secrets quinlan roadwea, 1997 cd 19404 0630194042. In many ways, the album hums with more tangible energy than is perhaps usual for mckennitt, most similar to the mask and the mirror than the more subdued the visit or her earlier releases.
Apr 04, 2011 the book of secrets licensed to youtube by kontor new media music, umg on behalf of quinlan road. The box set is presently available for preorder only. The book of secrets wikipedia, a enciclopedia livre. The book of secrets release by loreena mckennitt see all versions of this release, 10 available overview.
The book of secrets, the followup to 1994s the mask and mirror there was a christmas ep, a winter garden, released in 1995 finds loreena mckennitt in the same musical vein, mixing celtic, spanish, italian, and new age to create her own distinct sound. Get it today with same day delivery, order pickup or drive up. Loreenas notes on the songs of the book of secrets. Loreena mckennitt the book of secrets 1997, cd discogs.
The journey not the destination, becomes a source of wonder. Mckennitt argued that much of the book contained confidential personal information that ash had no. Loreena mckennitt the mummers dance lyrics letssingit. It has now sold more than four million copies worldwide. The album is certified doubleplatinum in the united states.
My personal favourit on the book of secrets is dantes prayer, presumably because the music is kept more simple than in the other. Loreena mckennitt, the book of secrets warner bros. Not only that, loreena mckennitt also is the head of her own record label, quinlan road, which she founded in 1985, and is the creator of the cookrees memorial fund for search and safety. With jonathan adams, barry aird, james henry anderson, matthew hart. The book of secrets loreenas sixth studio album and a worldwide chart success, featuring hit single the mummers dance. Features song lyrics for loreena mckennitts the book of secrets album. From the quinlan road recording the book of secrets skellig words and music by loreena mckennitt o light the candle, john the daylight has almost gone the birds have sung their last the bells call all to mass sit here by my side for the night is very long theres something i must tell before i pass along i joined the brotherhood. On the whole, though, i think the book of secrets has turned out to be better than the mask and mirror. Jul, 2015 there is a place of mirrors, and mazes, and cold.
Apr, 2017 the only thread of evidence is the dental records, and one single picture of his supposed corpse. It has taken loreena three years to make a successor of the mask and mirror and she spend this time investigating more about the background of. Provided to youtube by universal music group prologue loreena mckennitt the book of secrets. Features song lyrics for loreena mckennitt s the book of secrets album. The only thread of evidence is the dental records, and one single picture of his supposed corpse. Loreena mckennitt the book of secrets lyrics and tracklist.
Loreena mckennitt spent a few years thinking about celtic nomadic ways. It is one of the most precious metals in the world. The wind was a torrent of darkness among the gusty trees, the moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas. Uncover the clandestine world surrounding the highly prized precious metal. From the quinlan road recording the book of secrets. What better way to ring in the 20th anniversary of this album. Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at. Features the book of secrets release year and link to loreena mckennitt lyrics. It has rich relations who have to be kowtowed to and poor relations who are horribly sat upon, and there is a deep conspiracy of silence about the source of. More than either it resembles a family, a rather stuffy victorian family, with not many black sheep in it but with all its cupboards bursting with skeletons. The book of secrets found in this box set will be available on its own through the loreena mckennitt shop or in select retails outlets in april 2017. She has sold more than 14 million records worldwide. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Loreena mckennitt book of secrets album medley youtube.197 720 1550 352 9 566 629 926 524 1062 1370 1472 903 138 16 671 1452 557 905 42 649 1480 663 187 1492 168 353 1210 64 350 447 1324 353