Imagination's Light

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Imagination's Light
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Studio album by Kevin Kern
Released July 19, 2005
Recorded February 28-March 5, 2005
Genre New-age, instrumental
Length 43:35
Label Real Music
Producer Terence Yallop, Kevin Kern
Kevin Kern chronology
The Winding Path
(2003)The Winding Path2003
Imagination's Light
(2005)
Endless Blue Sky
(2009)Endless Blue Sky2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Imagination's Light is the seventh studio album (ninth album overall) from American new-age pianist Kevin Kern. As with his preceding albums, it is an album of instrumental songs, this time with one song being a cover version of a song by Sting. It was released on July 19, 2005.[2]

This album reveals Kern's technique of making songs ever since he was a child: sitting by the piano in a darkened room and letting the light of imagination guide him. The liner notes mention that he does this until now.

Before creating this album, Kern was invited to become a Steinway Artist, and as such played a Steinway piano for Imagination's Light.

Dedication[edit]

In the accompanying booklet, Kevin Kern mentions basing "Keepers of the Flame" on an ancient Gregorian chant called "Pange Lingua[disambiguation needed]". It is dedicated to Pope John Paul II.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by Kevin Kern except track 5, written by Sting.

  1. "Remembering the Light" – 4:23
  2. "Safe in Your Embrace" – 3:44
  3. "Pearls of Joy" – 3:52
  4. "Told to the Heart" – 4:14
  5. "Fields of Gold" – 4:50
  6. "Imagination's Key" – 4:11
  7. "Keepers of the Flame" – 3:47
  8. "Musings" – 3:41
  9. "Sweet Dreams, Helena" – 3:48
  10. "I Am Always Right Here" – 3:31
  11. "And the Light is Forever" – 3:21

Liner Notes[edit]

As a child, Kevin would sit in a room lit only by firelight, allowing his imagination to bring the images and emotions that he then combined with his immense talent into musical expression. To this day Kevin darkens the studio lights to compose his uniquely exquisite piano music, accompanied only by imagination's light.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Imagination's Light at AllMusic

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