Polar Shift (album)

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Polar Shift: A Benefit for Antarctica
Compilation album by various artists
Released June 11, 1991
Genre New-age
Length 61:26
Label Private Music
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AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Polar Shift: A Benefit for Antarctica is a compilation album of new-age and ambient music, released in 1991. A project of the EarthSea Institute, a portion of its proceeds was pledged "to The Cousteau Society and other environmental organizations working to establish Antarctica as a Natural Reserve dedicated to peace and science." It featured 13 tracks (3 original and 10 already-released) from various artists, being in CD track list order: Yanni, Chris Spheeris, Constance Demby, Steve Howe, Paul Smith, Vangelis, Enya, Kitaro, Suzanne Ciani, John Tesh, and Jim Chappell. The compilation was co-produced by Anna Turner and Terence Yallop, and was released by Private Music on cassette and CD.

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No. Title Writer(s) Artist Length
1. "Theme from Antarctica" Vangelis Vangelis 7:27
2. "Secret Vows" Yanni Yanni 3:57
3. "Pura Vida" Chris Spheeris, Paul Voudouris Chris Spheeris & Paul Voudouris 3:49
4. "Song for Antarctica" Yanni Yanni 4:23
5. "Lullaby" Jim Chappell Jim Chappell 4:44
6. "Watermark" Enya, Nicky Ryan, Roma Ryan Enya 2:24
7. "Polar Flight" Benoît Corboz, Paul Sutin Steve Howe, Constance Demby, Paul Sutin 4:13
8. "Day One" John Tesh John Tesh 5:11
9. "Anthem" Suzanne Ciani Suzanne Ciani 3:54
10. "Into Forever" Constance Demby Constance Demby 4:54
11. "Antarctic Echoes" Vangelis Vangelis 5:55
12. "Field of Tears" Chris Spheeris Chris Spheeris 3:08
13. "Light of the Spirit" Kitarō Kitarō 7:27



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