Salva Nos (album)

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Salva Nos
SalvaNos.jpg
Studio album by Mediæval Bæbes
Released 17 November 1997
Recorded 1997
Genre Classical
Length 43:07
Label Virgin, Nettwerk
Producer Declan Colgan, Matthew Fisher
Mediæval Bæbes chronology
Salva Nos
(1997)
Worldes Blysse
(1998)Worldes Blysse1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Salva Nos (Save Us) is the debut album by British vocal group Mediæval Bæbes.

Reception[edit]

The album reached number two on the UK specialist classical album chart,[2] and was certified silver by the BPI on 15 May 1998.[3] More generally, the album spent eight weeks on the UK top 100 album chart, peaking at sixty-two.[4][5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Salve Virgo Virginum
  2. Now Springes the Spray
  3. Ah Si Mon Moine
  4. Adam Lay Ibounden
  5. Foweles in the Frith
  6. So Treiben Wir Den Winter Aus
  7. The Coventry Carol
  8. Gaudete
  9. Adult Lullaby
  10. Veni, Veni
  11. Salva Nos
  12. Verbum Caro
  13. Lo, Here My Hert
  14. Binnorie O Binnorie
  15. This Ay Nicht
  16. Miri It Is

References[edit]

  1. ^ Salva Nos at AllMusic
  2. ^ Bessman, Jim (8 August 1998). "Virgin's Baebes Get Mediaeval in U.S.". Billboard. The album, which features mainly a cappella singing by the 12 women who make up the Baebes, entered the classic chart at No. 2 in the U.K., where it was released last year. 
  3. ^ Winick, Steve (May 2007). "At the Ren Faire with Mediaeval Baebes" (PDF). Dirty Linen. No. 129. pp. 32–36. 
  4. ^ Betts, Graham (2005). Complete UK Hit Albums, 1956-2005. Collins. p. 198. ISBN 978-0-00-720532-5. 
  5. ^ "Official Album Chart Results Matching: Salva Nos". Official Charts. The Official UK Charts Company. 29 November 1997.