Acoustic Ocean | Light Returning

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Light Returning

by Acoustic Ocean

Musical Meditations played on Celtic Harp are supported by acoustic guitar, hammered and mountain dulcimer, piano, strings and other instruments to weave lush tapestries of sound that are uplifting and relaxing.
Genre: New Age: Relaxation
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2. Refuge from the Storm
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3. We Are the Ones
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4. Innocence Lost
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5. Ancient Forest
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6. Always in My Heart
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7. Prayer for Peace
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8. Stillness at the Center
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
The debut release from Acoustic Ocean. Light Returning was on the Zone Music Reporter's Top 100 Chart for 7 months in 2009 reaching a top position of #8. The album was #35 for the year out of over two thousand albums tracked by ZMR.

Featuring Celtic Harp, the eight original composition are supported by acoustic instruments (steel string and classical guitar, hammered and mountain dulcimer, mandolin, piano, strings) and then blended with natural sounds to weave lush tapestries of sound that are involving and transporting for the listener.

Great for massage, relaxation and yoga!

Total Time: 1 hour

REVIEWS FOR LIGHT RETURNING

"This is one of the top new age albums of the year."
- Harmony Central

"What makes Light Returning different from most albums in this sub-genre is its remarkable, yes almost incredible warmth... I'm very impressed."
- BT Farmer, New Age Music Nu

"This is good acoustic music played by seasoned musicians and blended perfectly."
- Joe Napolitano, Facing North

"Listeners should embrace the music of Acoustic Ocean as healing energy and healthful entertainment."
- Massage Magazine

"Each melody in Light Returning is based on the sounds of the Celtic Harp, yet each melody invokes a unique presence that ranges from storm to stillness... Relax into this beautiful offering."
- Spirit Seeker Magazine

"The music of 'Light Returning' reminds you that life is beautiful and you can spend every moment of it in joy and creation."
- Serge Kozlovesky

"Each melody in Light Returning is based on the sounds of the Celtic Harp, yet each melody invokes a unique presence that ranges from storm to stillness... Relax into this beautiful offering."
- Spirit Seeker Magazine

"Relaxing, Peaceful and Hypnotic. The title song, Light Returning, set the tone for the rest of the album enveloping you with its warm tones."
- Chris "Thaskalas" Madison, Pagan Radio Network

"Using their new age/folk background to the fullest, they give a solid work out to those looking to relax... This is a well conceived journey within to help those who need to let go.
- Midwest Record

"This seems a thoroughly likable album which works on many levels and has been on the player quite a bit here, which is about as good as it gets."
- Music Watch



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Eugena Peters

ACOUSTIC OCEAN'S LIGHT RETURNING
MUSIC BY ACOUSTIC OCEAN DESIGNED TO IMPROVE BODY AND MIND WELL-BEING

A lot of music makes us feel good and that’s one of the reasons we listen. But what about music specifically-designed not only as an enjoyable listening experience, but also to positively-affect the vibrations within the atoms that make up our bodies? This is an album of new music by the group Acoustic Ocean that strives to bring to listeners a combination of healing, balance and harmony, emotional release, relaxation and rest, and increased energy.

Mostly acoustic and instrumental with a little wordless vocalizing, this CD (titled Light Returning) is getting extensive radio airplay and is already Top 10 on the international New Age Reporter/Zone Music Reporter charts.

The music was created by two versatile therapists who are trained in yoga, stress management, emotional well-being techniques and sound healing. These professionals in the healing arts previously were singer-songwriters with 20 years of world-touring and five folk-pop albums to their credit.

After listening to the Acoustic Ocean Light Returning recording, if you just happen to feel a lot better, you might want to use this music like vitamins and make it a part of your regular regimen.

Serge Kozlovsky / http://sergekozlovsky.com

Writings by Serge Kozlovsky
The whisper or the ocean waves
And shouts of seagulls under water
Give you a long awaited rest,
Return forgotten taste of life

The music of the album “Light Returning” has a deep relaxation effect. It deeply penetrates into your mind and gives it a sensation of peace and tranquility. As you can read on the album’s sleeve: “Each original composition is built around a simple melodic theme played on the Celtic Harp”. Therefore the music of the whole album “Light Returning” is listened to very easily. The artists skillfully add the other acoustic instruments to their music. There are acoustic guitars, bass, piano, hammered dulcimer, mandolin and other instruments including enchanting women’s vocals.

One must say that Acoustic Ocean is a duo formed by the two renowned musicians and recording artists Morgan and Phelan. After a successful 20-years touring career they relocated to Hawaii and pursued careers in the healing arts. I‘d like to add to the aforesaid that both musicians are certified yoga teachers. And this fact is strongly reflected in their music. It has incredible clearness and purity.

What else can one want to tell about the “Light Returning” album? Its sound is very rich because the artists use various sound effects. This is a truly wonderful release in healing of the mind and body series. The music of “Light Returning” reminds you that life is beautiful and you can spend every moment of it in joy and creation. It’s so simple…

Serge Kozlovsky
http://sergekozlovsky.com