Advaitic Songs

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Advaitic Songs
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 24, 2012
LanguageEnglish, Sanskrit, Arabic
LabelDrag City
Om chronology
God Is Good
Advaitic Songs
Professional ratings
Review scores
The Guardian4/5 stars[1]
Consequence of Sound4/5 stars[2]
NME7/10 stars[3]
Drowned in Sound8/10 stars[4]
Pitchfork Media(5.2/10)[5]

Advaitic Songs is the fifth studio album by the band Om, released on July 24, 2012. The album has received a generally favorable response from both fans and critics, though its reception was more mixed than past works. The album has a 67 on Metacritic, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[6] As with Pilgrimage and God Is Good, Advaitic Songs' album cover again visits Abrahamic Iconography. The cover of Advaitic Songs features an image of John the Baptist.

Track listing[edit]

2."State of Non-Return"6:05
5."Haqq al-Yaqin"11:24
Total length:43:49


Advaitic Songs was released on CD and, for the first time in OM's vinyl-issuing history, a deluxe 2x vinyl audiophile version pressed at 45rpm. In 2013, a cassette version was released, as was a cassette version of the band's 2009 album God is Good.


  • Al Cisneros - bass, vocals, piano, percussion
  • Emil Amos – drums, guitar, piano, percussion
  • Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe - additional vocals, tambura on ″Gethsemane" and ″Sinai"
Guest musicians
  • Jackie Perez Gratz - Cello
  • Jory Fankuchen - Violin
  • Kate Ramsey - Vocals on ″Addis"
  • Lucas Chen - Additional cello on ″Addis"
  • Lorraine Rath - Flute on ″Haqq al-Yaqin"
  • Homnath Upadhyaya - Tabla on ″Haqq al-Yaqin"


  1. ^ Jamie Thomson (2012-07-19). "CD Review: Om - Advaitic Songs". The Guardian. Retrieved 2012-07-30.
  2. ^ Adam Kivel. [1]. 2011-7-25. Retrieved on 2012-7-30.
  3. ^ Jordan Minnesota (2012-07-15). "CD Review: Om - Advaitic Songs". NME Magazine. Retrieved 2012-07-30.
  4. ^ Peter J MacMillan (2012-07-20). "CD Review: Om - Advaitic Songs". DiS. Retrieved 2012-07-30.
  5. ^ Powell, Mike. Advaitic Songs review 2012-07-27. Retrieved on 2012-10-31.
  6. ^ "Reviews of Advaitic Songs by Om". Metacritic.

External links[edit]