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Rhys Fulber with Conjure One at the Nocturnal Culture Night festival in Germany, 2015
|Origin||Vancouver, British Columbia, Amsterdam.|
|Labels||Nettwerk, Armada Music|
|Associated acts||Front Line Assembly|
|Website||Conjure One Official site|
After performing with Front Line Assembly at the 1996 Roskilde Festival, Fulber left the band to pursue a solo career. He set up a studio in Amsterdam; the influence of life there, and traveling to the Eastern Mediterranean, gave him the idea of an ethnic ambient project. Soon after, a debut album was announced, though Fulber's work as a producer and remixer eventually pushed its release to September 2002.
The self-titled album was a fusion of the electronic characteristics of Fulber's previous work—keyboard-based, with rhythmic dance beats—and the influences of Middle Eastern music, which inspired ambient melodies more reminiscent of Delerium.
A number of songs were more pop-oriented and featured guest vocalists, primarily Poe and Chemda, the latter singing entirely in Arabic. Sinéad O'Connor and Jeff Martin of The Tea Party were also featured.
After returning to Front Line Assembly and Delerium, in 2005 Fulber released a second album entitled Extraordinary Ways. This album utilized much more contemporary sounds, including much greater prominence given to guitars and trip hop-like beats. Vocalists included Tiff Lacey, Poe (credited as "Jane"), Chemda, Joanna Stevens,, and Fulber himself (covering a song by the punk band Buzzcocks).
Three bootleg albums of Conjure One have been widely circulated, mainly in Russia. The first bootleg, titled 'Enigma "Sleep"', is the music of the first Conjure One album mixed with the first album by Enigma, the song "Sleep" is labeled "Enigma feat. Dido", etc. Reasons to Disturb is the second. Although it contains a few newer Conjure One songs and remixes, the songs are actually renamed versions of songs by Poe, Balligomingo, and Fauxliage, among others. The third titled "Serac" is a mix again of existing releases and other artists music mislabeled.
- Conjure One (Nettwerk, 2002)
- Extraordinary Ways (Nettwerk, 2005)
- Exilarch (Nettwerk, 2010)
- Holoscenic (Armada Music, 2015)
- "Redemption" (featuring Chemda) Promo Only (2001)
- "Sleep" (featuring Marie-Claire D'Ubaldo) (2002) – UK #42
- "Tears from the Moon" (featuring Sinéad O'Connor) (2003)
- "Center of the Sun" (featuring Poe) (2003)
- "Extraordinary Way" (featuring Poe) (2005)
- "Face the Music" (featuring Tiff Lacey) (2006)
- "I Dream in Colour" (featuring Leah Randi) (2010)
- "Like Ice" (featuring Jaren Cerf) (2011)
- "Under the Gun" (featuring Leigh Nash) (2013)
- "Still Holding On" (featuring Aruna) (2013)
- "Ghost" (featuring Kristy Thirsk) (2016)
- P.O.D. – "Youth of the Nation" (Conjure One Remix) (2001)
- Alice Cooper – "I Never Cry" (Conjure One Remix) (2003)
- Collide – "Tempted" (Conjure One Mix) (2004)
- The Crüxshadows – "Dragonfly" (Conjure One Remix) (2005)
- The Realm – "Lost in Space" (Conjure One Remix) (2014)
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