Aion (Dead Can Dance album)

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Aion
Studio album by Dead Can Dance
Released 11 June 1990 (1990-06-11)
8 February 1994 United States
Genre Neoclassical dark wave
Length 36:11
Label 4AD
4AD/Warner Bros. Records
45575 United States
Dead Can Dance chronology
The Serpent's Egg
(1988)
Aion
(1990)
A Passage in Time
(1991)
For other uses, see Aion (disambiguation).

Aion is the fifth studio album by Dead Can Dance, released in 1990. The first album Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry wrote after the end of their romantic partnership, it was recorded at Perry's new estate, Quivvy Church in Ireland.

The male soprano David Navarro Sust contributes vocals to the first track.

The album cover shows a detail from the Dutch painter Hieronymus Bosch's triptych The Garden of Earthly Delights (specifically, its central "Earth" panel).

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Arrival and the Reunion"  – 1:38
  2. "Saltarello"  – 2:33
  3. "Mephisto"  – 0:54
  4. "The Song of the Sibyl"  – 3:45
  5. "Fortune Presents Gifts Not According to the Book"  – 6:03
  6. "As the Bell Rings the Maypole Spins"  – 5:16
  7. "The End of Words"  – 2:05
  8. "Black Sun"  – 4:56
  9. "Wilderness"  – 1:24
  10. "The Promised Womb"  – 3:22
  11. "The Garden of Zephirus"  – 1:20
  12. "Radharc"  – 2:48

References[edit]

  1. ^ Raggett, Ned. Aion (Dead Can Dance album) at AllMusic. Retrieved 28 November 2005.

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