Lisa Gerrard & Marcello De Francisci: Departum (CD)


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01 Ex Nihilo – “Out of Nothingness”
02 In the Beginning was the Word
03 Hymns of a promised Land
04 Hidden Garden
05 Diary for the Fallen
06 Renunciation
07 Himalaya
08 Departum
09 Maya’s Dream
10 To Those who seek Forgiveness
11 All Things impermanent
12 River Dance
13 Cor Nobilis – “The Gentle Ones”
14 Addagio for a broken Promise
15 Sacred Journey
16 The secret Language of Angels
17 A Kingdom now forgotten
18 The lost Star of Menelik
19 Let the Children play

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Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner singer/composer Lisa Gerrard (Dead Can Dance) and film composer Marcello De Francisci have joined forces to bring you their first collaborative album work titled Departum. This album is a filled with lyrical soundscapes, orchestrated with vocal chants, cimbalom, guitars, percussion, modern instruments, and orchestra. An effort that took two years in the making moreover a journey inspired by ancient world cultures (Mesopotamia, Europe & Asia).

After the groundbreaking 2017 album The Trail of Genghis Khan written in collaboration with Australian artist Cye Wood, Gerrard returns to Russian label Infinite Fog with the long-awaited complete 19-track extended edition of Departum.

Highest quality sound, ambient drifts, soft tribal rhythms, touching melodies of Cymbylom and 144-Strings Yang Chin playing by Gerrard and transcendental vocals. All this gives even more in sum and makes Departum pure pleasure listening.


“Some of Gerrard’s most rhythmically lively and vocally enraptured music since Dead Can Dance’s Spirit Chaser.” – John Diliberto for ((( echoes )))

“Quite frankly, when I heard ‘The Black Opal’, my review stated this was the album I’d been waiting from Lisa for years… I was wrong. “Departum“ tops that album for me and is utterly mesmerizing from start to finish. There is something about teaming up Lisa’s voice with world music that is built to explode for finale and this album has worked that out a treat. Marcello has breathed new life into everything and now this is my firm favorite (…)” Higher Plain Music

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