Advaitic Songs

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Advaitic Songs
AdvaiticSongsOM.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 24, 2012
Genre
Length43:49
LanguageEnglish, Sanskrit, Arabic
LabelDrag City
Om chronology
God Is Good
(2009)
Advaitic Songs
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
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]

No.TitleLength
1."Addis"5:32
2."State of Non-Return"6:05
3."Gethsemane"10:23
4."Sinai"10:19
5."Haqq al-Yaqin"11:24
Total length:43:49

Versions[edit]

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.

Personnel[edit]

Om
  • 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"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jamie Thomson (2012-07-19). "CD Review: Om - Advaitic Songs". The Guardian. Retrieved 2012-07-30.
  2. ^ Adam Kivel. [1]. consequenceofsound.net 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 pitchfork.com. 2012-07-27. Retrieved on 2012-10-31.
  6. ^ "Reviews of Advaitic Songs by Om". Metacritic.

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