Masters of Chant

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Masters of Chant
Studio album by Gregorian
Released 6 December 1999 (1999-12-06)
Recorded 1999 Angel Studios/London, Nemo Studios/Hamburg
Genre Gregorian chant, pop, rock
Label Edel America Records
Producer Carsten Heusmann, Jan-Eric Kohrs & Michael Soltau
Gregorian chronology
Sadisfaction
(1991)
Masters of Chant
(1999)
Masters of Chant Chapter II
(2001)

Masters of Chant is the second album by Gregorian, released in 1999. It is the first Masters of Chant album.

In 2008 Barnes & Noble/Curb Records released a Gregorian compilation album with the Masters of Chant name, containing tracks from various Masters of Chant albums.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Brothers in Arms" (Mark Knopfler) – 5:09 (original by Dire Straits)
  2. "Scarborough Fair" (traditional) – 4:06
  3. "Tears in Heaven" (Eric Clapton, Will Jennings) – 4:43 (original by Eric Clapton)
  4. "Still I'm Sad" (Jim McCarty, Paul Samwell-Smith) – 4:02 (original by The Yardbirds)
  5. "When a Man Loves a Woman" (Calvin Lewis, Andrew Wright) – 4:08 (original by Percy Sledge)
  6. "Nothing Else Matters" (James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich) – 5:30 (original by Metallica)
  7. "Fade to Grey" (Billy Currie, Christopher John Payne, Midge Ure) – 3:38 (original by Visage)
  8. "Losing My Religion" (Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Michael Stipe) – 5:01 (original by R.E.M.)
  9. "Vienna" (Midge Ure, Chris Cross, Warren Cann, Billy Currie) – 4:22 (original by Ultravox)
  10. "The Sound of Silence" (Paul Simon) – 3:35 (original by Simon & Garfunkel)
  11. "Sebastian" (Steve Harley) – 3:05 (original by Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel)
  12. "Don't Give Up" (with Sarah Brightman) (Peter Gabriel) – 5:22 (original by Peter Gabriel with Kate Bush)

Re-release bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Save a Prayer" (Simon Le Bon, Roger Taylor, Andy Taylor, John Taylor, Nick Rhodes) – 4:54 (original by Duran Duran)
  2. "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" (radio edit) (U2) – 4:14 (original by U2)
  3. "Make us one" (original by Cindy Morgan)
  4. "Breathe" (original by Sixpence None the Richer)

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1999-2001) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[1] 14
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[2] 10
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[3] 13
Danish Albums (Hitlisten)[4] 33
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[5] 10
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[6] 4
French Albums (SNEP)[7] 11
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[8] 13
New Zealand Albums (Recorded Music NZ)[9] 7
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[10] 5
Polish Albums (ZPAV)[11] 45
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[12] 11
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[13] 38

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Poland (ZPAV)[14] Gold 50,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gregorian – Masters of Chant". Australiancharts.com. Hung Medien.
  2. ^ "Gregorian – Masters of Chant" (in Dutch). Ultratop.be. Hung Medien.
  3. ^ "Gregorian – Masters of Chant" (in French). Ultratop.be. Hung Medien.
  4. ^ "Gregorian – Masters of Chant". Danishcharts.com. Hung Medien.
  5. ^ "Gregorian – Masters of Chant" (in Dutch). Dutchcharts.nl. Hung Medien.
  6. ^ "Gregorian: Masters of Chant" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland.
  7. ^ "Gregorian – Masters of Chant". Lescharts.com. Hung Medien.
  8. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH.
  9. ^ "Gregorian – Masters of Chant". Charts.org.nz. Hung Medien.
  10. ^ "Gregorian – Masters of Chant". Norwegiancharts.com. Hung Medien.
  11. ^ "Oficjalna lista sprzedaży :: OLIS - Official Retail Sales Chart". OLiS. Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry.
  12. ^ "Gregorian – Masters of Chant". Swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien.
  13. ^ "Gregorian – Masters of Chant". Swisscharts.com. Hung Medien.
  14. ^ "Polish album certifications – Gregorian – Master of Chant" (in Polish). Polish Producers of Audio and Video (ZPAV).