'In Love & Light is like an Andrew Wyeth painting--subtle & exquisite; universally accessible; finely layered with both beauty and meaning.'
An Elixir for the Heart.
Ova Records turns down the volume with In Love & Light.
"It cradles me..." says Thievery Corporation's Lou Lou "...an Emotionally Provocative album of the World Beat Lounge sound." Flamenco Guitars. Mediterranean Muses. A rhumba between Bebel Giberto & Lisa Gerrard. It is deep , emotive music, reminiscent of those inspiring works from Enigma and Lamb. Twelve artists from around the world come together and heal the wounded heart with song.
This album is the fourth release from OVA Records, featuring twelve songs in five languages, featuring outstanding, forward thinking artists from the International Lounge, Downtempo, and World Beat scenes who collaborated with composer-producer Holmes Ives to entwine a polished, mercurial album of unrestrained feeling and artistry:
Featuring vocalists. Lou Lou of Thievery Corporation, Sophie Moleta of Peter Gabriel's Real World Studios, Six Degrees Records' Dierdre duBois, Susan Oetgen of Likeness to Lily, D.C.'s own Laura Burhenn, and classical guitarist Bauback Yeganeh, cellist Amy Domingues, percussionist Rex Riddem and tabla player Kelly Cornelius.
From the deepest places of a man's heart comes a story of Love and of Light. A musical odyssey inspired from his frustrated and unconsummated love for one muse half a world away and by the tragic and untimely death of his close dear friend Kathryn. Devastated, a tidal wave of sound poured from his broken heart. Guided and inspired by a love that transcends even death, this work honors and reflects the spirit and energy of this amaranthine angel and is dedicated and entitled to her in her words, 'In Love and Light'.