Sissel Kyrkjebø discography

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Sissel Kyrkjebø discography
Releases
Studio albums 12
Live albums 6
Compilation albums 5
Singles 18
Music videos 14
Soundtracks 13

Sissel Kyrkjebø, known as Sissel, is a Norwegian soprano. A child star since the age of 11, she is now a national figure in Norway and has performed all across the globe, selling 10 million solo albums since her recording debut at the age of only 16 and is a featured vocalist on the biggest selling soundtrack recording in history, Titanic: Music from the Motion Picture (30 million sold).[1]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album title Tracks
1986 Sissel

Norway release

1987 Sissel

Sweden release of Sissel

1987 Sissel

Denmark release of Sissel

1987 Glade Jul

Norway release

1987 Stilla Natt

Sweden release of Glade Jul

1989 Soria Moria

Scandinavia release

1992 Gift of Love

Scandinavia release

1994 Innerst i sjelen

Scandinavia release

1994 Amazing Grace

Japan release

1994 Vestland, Vestland

Japan release

1995 Deep Within My Soul

UK release of Innerst i sjelen

1995 Deep Within My Soul

Japan release of Innerst i sjelen

1998 Fire In Your Heart

Japan release

1998 The Best of Sissel

Japan release

2000 All Good Things
2000 All Good Things

International release of All Good Things

2000 All Good Things

Japan release of All Good Things

2001 In Symphony

Scandinavia release

2001 In Symphony

Japan release of In Symphony

2002 Sissel

USA release

2003 My Heart

Norway release

2004 My Heart

USA release of My Heart

2005 Nordisk Vinternatt

Scandinavian release; with bonus-DVD

2006 Into Paradise

UK release of Into Paradise

2006 Into Paradise

USA release of Into Paradise

2006 Into Paradise

Japan release of Into Paradise

2006 De beste, 1986–2006, CD1

Scandinavia release

2006 De beste, 1986–2006, CD2

Scandinavia release

2007 Northern Lights

USA release

2009 Strålande jul

Norway and Denmark release of Strålande jul

2009 Strålande jul

Sweden release of Strålande jul

2010 Til deg

Norway and Sweden release of Til deg

2010 Til deg

Denmark release of Til deg

Christmas albums[edit]

Year Album Title Notes
1987 Glade Jul Norwegian release
1987 Stilla Natt Swedish release
1995 Christmas in Vienna III (European CD title)

Vienna Noël (USA CD title)

with Plácido Domingo and Charles Aznavour
1996 Julekonserten with Various Artists

01. Mitt hjerte alltid vanker
04. Mary's Boy Child
05. Det Hev Ei Rose Sprunge
06. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
08. Whence is That Goodly Fragrance Flowing? with Ole Edvard Antonsen

1998 Silent Night: A Christmas in Rome with Paddy Moloney, The Chieftains

01. Silent Night – Introduction
05. Mitt hjerte alltid vanker with The Chieftains
12. Silent Night - with Máire Brennan, Harlem Gospel Choir, Montserrat Caballé, Zucchero, Pietro Ballo

1999 Julekonserten 10 år with Various Artists

02. Nu tändas tusen juleljus with Triple & Touch, Kim Sjøgren, The Little Mermaid String Quartet and Oslo Gospel Choir
03. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
07. Mitt hjerte alltid vanker with The Chieftains
13. My Tribute (To God Be The Glory) with Oslo Gospel Choir

2006 The European Divas - Frostroses with Various Artists

This is a recording of a concert held at the Hallgrímskirkja in Reykjavík of the Iceland.

03. Mitt hjerte alltid vanker
07. O Come All Ye Faithful (with Ragga Gísla)
11. In the Lonely Dark of Night (with Eivør Pálsdóttir)
14. Frostroses (with Eivør Pálsdóttir, Eleftheria Arvanitaki, Patricia Bardon and Ragga Gísla)

2007 Spirit of the Season with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
2009 Strålande jul with Odd Nordstoga

Differences between different releases:

2014 Christmas in Moscow with José Carreras and Plácido Domingo

This is a recording of the Christmas in Moscow concert held in Moscow in 2002.

Collaborations[edit]

Year Colloborator Album title Song title
1986 Syng med oss Syng med oss - 43 Glade Melodier
(release on LP/Cassette only)

A2. Roser i Picardy
A5. Vår løynde strand
A5. Hvite roser fra Athen
A6. Ei verd som er vår
B1. Når solen går ned
B2. Sukyaki
B3. Ung Åslaug
B6. Udsigt fra Fløien

1988 Sigvart Dagsland Seculum Seculi 10. Folket som danser[2]
1989 Tommy Körberg Julen är här

01. Julen är här
11. Låt julen förkunna (Happy Xmas (War Is Over))

1990 Oslo Gospel Choir LIVE

05. Pie Jesu
10. What Child Is This? (Greensleeves)
12. My Tribute (To God Be The Glory)[3]

1992 Rune Larsen Røtter 03. Things
1997 Warren G The Rapsody Overture 06. Prince Igor
1998 Gli Scapoli Everything Must Change 08. Bachianas Brasileiras
1998 Paddy Moloney, The Chieftains Silent Night: A Christmas in Rome

01. Silent Night – Introduction
05. Mitt hjerte alltid vanker
12. Silent Night

1999 The Chieftains Tears of Stone 12. Siúil A Rúin
2001 Sort Sol Snakecharmer 06. Elia Rising
2001 Proffene[4] Handsfree 05. Vinterbarn
2002 Plácido Domingo Sacred Songs

01. Cavalleria rusticanaAve Maria
08. Bist du bei mir

2003 Bryn Terfel Bryn Terfel Sings Favorites 10. Ave Maria
2003 Peter Jöback Jag kommer hem igen till jul 06. Gå inte förbi
2005 Forente artister Venn (Friend) A charity single for Indian Ocean Tsunami relief.[5]
2013 Bryn Terfel Homeward Bound

05. Shall We Gather at the River?
18. Give Me My Song

Soundtracks[edit]

Year Soundtrack title Song title Notes
1986 Drømmeslottet

02. Ikke la meg gå

1990 Den lille havfruen (The Little Mermaid) Norway version
5. Det er min drøm[6]
7. Det er min drøm (Reprise)[7]

Sweden version
3. Hela min värld (Part Of Your World)[8]
4. Del av din värld (Part Of Your World)[9]

Denmark version
6. Leve som dem[10]
8. Leve som dem (Reprise)[11]

Sissel was the voice of Ariel in Norway, Sweden and Denmark. She did both the speaking and the singing in Swedish and Norwegian. The Danish version also features Sissel's vocals.

1996 The Adventures of Pinocchio

01. Colosso
12. What Are We Made Of with Brian May

1997 Titanic

01. Never An Absolution
04. Rose
08. Unable To Stay, Unwilling To Leave
11. A Promise Kept
12. A Life So Changed
13. An Ocean Of Memories
15. Hymn To The Sea

1998 Back to Titanic

01. Titanic Suite
13. The Deep and Timeless Sea

1998 Long Journey Home[12] 11. An Raibh Tú Ag An gCarraig

Were You At The Rock? in Gaelic.

2000 Summer Snow

01. Summer Snow
11. Seven Angels

2001 Flyvende farmor

02. Himlen over himmelbjerget

2002 Evelyn

18. Angel Rays

2002 The Forsyte Saga

05. June's Song 21. June's Song (vocalize)

2004 Vanity Fair

01. She Walks in Beauty

2005 3712

07. Funeral
08. Du är den ende

2007 Lord of the Rings / The Complete Recordings / The Return of the King

13. (Disc 3) The Last Debate

Sissel performed as Asëa Aranion.

Singles and promotional single releases[edit]

Year Singles Notes Album
1987 Vårvise / Summertime with Sebastian; vinyl single Sissel
1987 Kärleken / Vem vinyl single Sissel
1987 Folket som danser with Sigvart Dagsland; vinyl single
1988 Har en dröm / Jag ser vinyl single Sissel
1989 Pokarekare Ana / Amazing Grace vinyl single Soria Moria
1992 Gift Of Love 3 tracks Gift of Love
1992 Gift Of Love / Breakaway 2 tracks Gift of Love
1992 Need I Say More / If 2 tracks Gift of Love
1993 Breaking Up Is Hard To Do / Imagine with Neil Sedaka; 4 tracks Gift of Love
1993 Imagine 1 track
1994 Innerst i sjelen 1 track Innerst i sjelen
1994 Se ilden lyse / Fire In Your Heart 2 tracks Innerst i sjelen
1994 Se ilden lyse Innerst i sjelen
1994 Fire In Your Heart (solo) Innerst i sjelen
1994 Fire In Your Heart (duet) with Plácido Domingo; 3 tracks Innerst i sjelen
1995 Eg veit i himmerik ei borg 3 tracks Innerst i sjelen
1995 Christmas in Vienna III 3 tracks Christmas in Vienna III
1995 Mitt hjerte alltid vanker 1 track Julekonserten
1997 Prince Igor with Warren G; 6 tracks
1999 Nu tändas tusen juleljus 1 track Julekonserten 10 år
2000 One Day promo single All Good Things
2000 Better Off Alone promo single All Good Things
2000 Carrier of a Secret 3 tracks All Good Things
2001 Where The Lost Ones Go 4 tracks All Good Things
2001 Elia Rising with Sort Sol; promo single
2001 Summer Snow / Seven Angels 4 tracks The Best of Sissel
2001 Sissel In Symphony promo single; 4 tracks In Symphony
2002 Carrier of a Secret All Good Things
2002 Can't Go Back 2 tracks Sissel
2003 Gå inte förbi with Peter Jöback; 1 track
2005 O Tysta Ensamhet promo single Nordisk Vinternatt
2005 Venn with Forente artister
2010 Velkommen hjem promo single Til deg

Other albums[edit]

Year Artist Album title Song title
1987 Sebastian Vulkaner Vårvise
1989 Sebastian Et eventyr 28. Grænseløs
1992 Various Artists Absolute Music 6 14. Need I Say More
1993 Various Artists Absolute Music 9 18. Imagine
1996 Sigmund Groven I Godt Lag 29. Vil du vekke tonen min
1996 Various Artists Best of Christmas in Vienna
2002 Plácido Domingo José Carreras Gala 2002 15. Cavalleria rusticanaAve Maria
2002 Various Artists Voices 19. Weightless (Disc 2)
2004 Various Artists Essential Voices 04. Soria Maria (Disc 2)
2004 Various Artists The Classical Album 2005 17. In Paradisum (Disc 1)
2004 Various Artists Like a Child My Tribute (To God Be The Glory)
2004 Various Artists Ljuva Svenska Jul 03. Stilla natt
2005 Various Artists Songs Of Praise 11. Ave Maria (Disc 2)
2006 Various Artists The Classical Album 2007 14. Vitae Lux (Disc 2)
2006 Various Artists 20 Klassiska Jullåtar 09. Julen är här
2008 Trygve Hoff Kokfesk & Ballader
2009 Various Artists Italia i våre hjerter 05. O mio babbino caro
2009 Ole Edvard Antonsen Desemberstemninger 08. Whence is That Goodly Fragrance Flowing?
2011 Various Artists Beautiful Voices 13. Soria Maria (Disc 1)

DVDs[edit]

Year DVD Title Notes
1989

Chess in Concert

Filmed on 3–4 September 1989 at Skellefteå of Sweden. Sissel played Svetlana and performed on two songs.

25. I Know Him So Well (with Judy Kuhn)
29. Endgame (with Tommy Körberg)

1995 Christmas in Vienna III VHS only

with Plácido Domingo and Charles Aznavour

2001 Flyvende farmor Danish familymovie. Sissel plays the role of Inga, singing the song Himlen over himmelbjerget.
2002

Sissel in Concert: All Good Things

Filmed in a concert at Oslo Spektrum, Norway in 2002.
2003

Torsdagsklubben

DVD with highlights from the very popular Norwegian TV-show Torsdagsklubben. Includes a clip of Sissel performing Solitaire.[13]
2004

Gullars - Og barndommen fortsetter

CD with a bonus-DVD including previously unreleased material from the very popular Norwegian TV-show for children, Gullars. Includes a clip of Sissel performing Jeg trenger deg with Gullars 1986.
2004

Jag kommer hem igen till jul - Live från Cirkus

DVD with Peter Jöback. Includes a clip of Sissel performing Gå inte förbi with Peter Jöback on a concert in Västerås, Sweden.
2005 Nordisk Vinternatt This is a bouns DVD coming with a CD of the same title. It was shot at the Sissel in Symphony concert in 2001.
2006 Into Paradise – Live from Dalhalla
2007 The European Divas - Frostroses

DVD included on the CD of the same title. This is a recording of a concert held at the Hallgrímskirkja in Reykjavík of the Iceland.

2007 Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square
2007 Northern Lights Featuring José Carreras, the concert was shot in Bergstaden Ziir, a church from the 17th century in Røros, Norway.


Tracks not available on the Northern Lights CD:
Ave Maris Stella,
Der er ingenting i verden så stille som sne,
Like an Angel Passing Through My Room,
Amore Perduto,
In the Bleak Midwinter,
Om kvelden,
Now the Day is Over (Jeg ved en lærkerede)

Music videos[edit]

References[edit]