Empetus

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Empetus
Studio album by Steve Roach
Released 1986 / 2008 (remaster)
Recorded 1986
Genre Ambient
Length 44:25
Label Fortuna Records (1986 release)
Projekt Records (2008 remaster)
Producer Steve Roach, Michael Stearns
Steve Roach chronology
Quiet Music 1
(1986)
Empetus
(1986)
Quiet Music 2
(1986)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Empetus (1986) is an album by the American ambient musician Steve Roach. Most of the album has a sophisticated, energetic style, similar to Now and Traveler, ending with a haunting, melodic piece titled “The Memory”.

The rights to Empetus reverted to the artist and the album has been remastered and re-issued in 2008 under the Projekt label, together with a bonus disc containing "The Early Years" recordings from 1982.

Track listing[edit]

CD1 "Empetus"[edit]

  1. ”Arrival” – 4:20
  2. ”Seeking” – 5:34
  3. ”Conquest” – 6:07
  4. ”Empowerment” – 3:52
  5. ”Twilight Heat” – 3:15
  6. ”Merge” – 6:23
  7. ”Urge” – 6:23
  8. ”Distance Is Near” – 2:40
  9. ”The Memory” – 5:51

CD2 "The Early Years" (2008 remaster only)[edit]

  1. ”Harmonia Mundi” - 45:00
  2. ”Release” - 24:00

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Empetus". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 

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