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Weaving My Ancestors' Voices

by Sheila Chandra

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The Call 01:28
Bhajan 07:04


On her Real World debut Sheila Chandra explores the musical territories of her spiritual ancestors, drawing upon South Indian, Celtic, Spanish and Muslim influences. This album concentrates on the purity and emotional intensity of Chandra’s extraordinary voice.


released May 11, 1992

Produced by Steve Coe

Mixing Engineer Stuart Bruce; Assistant Mixing Engineer Ben Findlay; Mixed at Real World Studios February 1992, except ‘Om Namaha Shiva’ mixed at The Coachouse; Recorded at The Coachouse, Clifton Bristol; Recorded by Andy Allen between December 1991 and January 1992, except ‘The Call’, ‘Ever So Lonely/Eyes/Ocean’ and ‘The Dreaming’, recorded by Stuart Bruce at Real World Studios, February 1992; Mastered by Ian Cooper at The Town House, London.

All drones played or sung by Steve Coe and Sheila Chandra, except Bhajan, all guitars played by Stuart Bruce.

All songs written and arranged by Steve Coe and Sheila Chandra except ‘Nana’ by Manuel de Falla, ‘Eyes’ by M Smith/S Coe, ‘Ever So Lonely’ by S Coe. Published by Moonsung Music except ‘Nana’ (SGAE), ‘Eyes’ (Indipop/Virgin), ‘Ever So Lonely’ (Indipop/Virgin).

Original Design and Art Direction by Kasper de Graaf. Photography (front cover) by Jo Swann.


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