Sissel Kyrkjebø discography

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Sissel Kyrkjebø discography
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Studio albums 12
Live albums 6
Compilation albums 5
Music videos 16
Singles 18
Soundtracks 13

Sissel Kyrkjebø, known as Sissel, is a Norwegian soprano. A child star since the age of 11, she is now a national figure in Norway and has performed all across the globe, selling 10 million solo albums since her recording debut at the age of only 16 and is a featured vocalist on the biggest selling soundtrack recording in history, Titanic: Music from the Motion Picture (30 million sold).[1]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album title Tracks
1986 Sissel

Norway release

1987 Sissel

Sweden release of Sissel

1987 Sissel

Denmark release of Sissel

1987 Glade Jul

Norway release

1987 Stilla Natt

Sweden release of Glade Jul

1989 Soria Moria

Scandinavia release

1992 Gift of Love

Scandinavia release

1994 Innerst i sjelen

Scandinavia release

Olympic bonus tracks:

  • 01. Prosesjon
  • 02. Hymne Olympique
1994 Amazing Grace

Japan release

1994 Vestland, Vestland

Japan release

1995 Deep Within My Soul

UK release of Innerst i sjelen

1995 Deep Within My Soul

Japan release of Innerst i sjelen

Olympic bonus tracks:

  • 01. Prosesjon
  • 02. Hymne Olympique
  • 03. Våren, vatnet og fela
  • 04. Imagine
1998 Fire In Your Heart

Japan release

1998 The Best of Sissel

Japan release

2000 All Good Things
2000 All Good Things

International release of All Good Things

2000 All Good Things

Japan release of All Good Things

  • 01. Weightless
  • 02. Carrier of a Secret
  • 03. Should It Matter
  • 04. All Good Things
  • 05. Lær meg å kjenne
  • 06. Keep Falling Down
  • 07. Better Off Alone
  • 08. Sarah's Song
  • 09. One Day
  • 10. Where The Lost Ones Go (duet with Espen Lind)
  • 11. We Both Know
  • 12. He's a Lot (Bonus track)
2001 In Symphony

Scandinavia release

2001 In Symphony

Japan release of In Symphony

2002 Sissel

USA release

  • 01. Sarah's Song
  • 02. Can't Go Back
  • 03. Keep Falling Down
  • 04. Shenandoah
  • 05. All Good Things
  • 06. We Both Know
  • 07. Carrier of a Secret
  • 08. Solitaire
  • 09. Should It Matter
  • 10. Lær meg å kjenne
  • 11. Weightless
  • 12. Molde Canticle
2003 My Heart

Norway release

2004 My Heart

USA release of My Heart

2005 Nordisk Vinternatt

Scandinavian release; with bonus-DVD

2006 Into Paradise

UK release of Into Paradise

2006 Into Paradise

USA release of Into Paradise

2006 Into Paradise

Japan release of Into Paradise

2006 De beste, 1986–2006, CD1

Scandinavia release

2006 De beste, 1986–2006, CD2

Scandinavia release

2007 Northern Lights

USA release

2009 Strålande jul

Norway and Denmark release of Strålande jul

  • 01. Upp gledjest alle, gledjest no
  • 02. Den fagraste rosa
  • 03. Jul, jul, strålande jul
  • 04. Det lyser i stille grender
  • 05. Jag vill alltid følja dig
  • 06. I en steingrå vinter
  • 07. Jul i svingen
  • 08. Velkommen igen
  • 09. Maria hun er en jomfru ren
  • 10. Mot den nya världen
  • 11. No høyr, de gode folk
2009 Strålande jul

Sweden release of Strålande jul

  • 01. Upp gläd er alla, gläd er nu
  • 02. Den fagraste rosa
  • 03. Jul, jul, strålande jul
  • 04. Det lyser i stille grender
  • 05. Jag vill alltid følja dig
  • 06. I en steingrå vinter
  • 07. Jul i svingen
  • 08. Velkommen igen
  • 09. Maria hun er en jomfru ren
  • 10. Mot den nya världen
  • 11. No høyr, de gode folk
2010 Til deg

Norway and Sweden release of Til deg

  • 01. Velkommen hjem
  • 02. Tätt intill dig
  • 03. Saknar dig nu
  • 04. Folkestadvisa
  • 05. Den första sommaren
  • 06. Hole In The World
  • 07. Levande död
  • 08. En dröm om dig och mig
  • 09. Dagane
  • 10. Goodbye
2010 Til deg

Denmark release of Til deg

  • 01. Velkommen hjem (duet with Poul Krebs)
  • 02. Tätt intill dig
  • 03. Saknar dig nu
  • 04. Folkestadvisa
  • 05. Den första sommaren
  • 06. Hole In The World
  • 07. Levande död
  • 08. En dröm om dig och mig
  • 09. Dagane
  • 10. Goodbye

Christmas albums[edit]

Year Album Title Notes
1987 Glade Jul Norwegian release
1987 Stilla Natt Swedish release
1995 Christmas in Vienna III (European CD title)

Vienna Noël (USA CD title)

with Plácido Domingo and Charles Aznavour
1996 Julekonserten with Various Artists
1998 Silent Night: A Christmas in Rome with Paddy Moloney, The Chieftains
1999 Julekonserten 10 år with Various Artists
2006 The European Divas - Frostroses with Various Artists

This is a recording of a concert held at the Hallgrímskirkja in Reykjavík of the Iceland.

2007 Spirit of the Season with Mormon Tabernacle Choir
2009 Strålande jul with Odd Nordstoga

Differences between different releases:

Norway release

  • 01. Upp Gledjest Alle, Gledjest No (Norwegian Version)

Swedish release

  • 01. Upp Gläd Er Alla (Swedish Version)
2014 Christmas in Moscow with José Carreras and Plácido Domingo

This is a recording of the Christmas in Moscow concert held in Moscow in 2002.

Collaborations[edit]

Year Colloborator Album title Song title
1983 Syng med oss Syng med oss
(release on LP/Cassette only)
1984 Rune Larsen & Helge Nilsen Gammelpopens venner 2
(release on Cassette only)
1986 Syng med oss Syng med oss - 43 Glade Melodier
(release on LP/Cassette only)
1986 Various Artists Peace On Earth 01. Peace On Earth (Danish charity single by UNICEF against nuclear weapons.)
1988 Sigvart Dagsland Seculum Seculi 10. Folket som danser[2]
1989 Tommy Körberg Julen är här
1990 Artister for "Vend ryggen til '90" Vend ryggen til '90
(release on LP/Cassette only)
  • 01. Mellom himmel og jord (Norwegian charity single against drug abuse.)
  • 04. Blod I brann
1990 Oslo Gospel Choir LIVE
1992 Rune Larsen Røtter 03. Things
1997 Warren G The Rapsody Overture 06. Prince Igor
1998 Gli Scapoli Everything Must Change 08. Bachianas Brasileiras
1998 Paddy Moloney, The Chieftains Silent Night: A Christmas in Rome
1999 The Chieftains Tears of Stone 12. Siúil A Rúin
2001 Sort Sol Snakecharmer 06. Elia Rising
2001 Proffene[4] Handsfree 05. Vinterbarn
2002 Plácido Domingo Sacred Songs
2003 Bryn Terfel Bryn Terfel Sings Favorites 10. Ave Maria
2003 Peter Jöback Jag kommer hem igen till jul 06. Gå inte förbi
2005 Forente artister Venn (Friend) 01. Venn (Norwegian charity single for Indian Ocean tsunami relief.)[5]
  • 8. Sarah's Song
2013 Bryn Terfel Homeward Bound
2017 Mormon Tabernacle Choir Mormon Tabernacle Choir & Friends
  • 08. Vitae Lux

Soundtracks[edit]

Year Soundtrack title Song title Notes
1986 Drømmeslottet
  • 02. Ikke la meg gå
1990 Den lille havfruen (The Little Mermaid)

Norway version

  • 5. Det er min drøm[6]
  • 7. Det er min drøm (Reprise)[6]

Sweden version

  • 3. Hela min värld (Part Of Your World)[7]
  • 4. Del av din värld (Part Of Your World)[7]

Denmark version

  • 6. Leve som dem[8]
  • 8. Leve som dem (Reprise)[8]

Sissel was the voice of Ariel in Norway, Sweden and Denmark. She did both the speaking and the singing in Swedish and Norwegian. The Danish version also features Sissel's vocals.

1996 The Adventures of Pinocchio
  • 01. Colosso
  • 12. What Are We Made Of with Brian May
1997 Titanic
  • 01. Never An Absolution
  • 04. Rose
  • 08. Unable To Stay, Unwilling To Leave
  • 11. A Promise Kept
  • 12. A Life So Changed
  • 13. An Ocean Of Memories
  • 15. Hymn To The Sea
1998 Back to Titanic
  • 01. Titanic Suite
  • 13. The Deep and Timeless Sea
1998 Long Journey Home[9] 11. An Raibh Tú Ag An gCarraig

Were You At The Rock? in Gaelic.

2000 Summer Snow
  • 01. Summer Snow
  • 11. Seven Angels
2001 Flyvende farmor
  • 02. Himlen over himmelbjerget
2002 Evelyn
  • 18. Angel Rays
2002 The Forsyte Saga
  • 05. June's Song
  • 21. June's Song (vocalize)
2004 Vanity Fair
  • 01. She Walks in Beauty
2005 3712
  • 07. Funeral
  • 08. Du är den ende
2007 Lord of the Rings / The Complete Recordings / The Return of the King
  • 13. (Disc 3) The Last Debate

Sissel performed as Asëa Aranion.

Singles and promotional single releases[edit]

Year Singles Notes Album
1986 Peace On Earth with Various Artists Danish charity single by UNICEF
1987 Vårvise/Summertime with Sebastian; vinyl single Sissel
1987 Kärleken/Vem vinyl single Sissel
1987 Folket som danser with Sigvart Dagsland; vinyl single
1988 Har en dröm/Jag ser vinyl single Sissel
1989 Pokarekare Ana/Amazing Grace vinyl single Soria Moria
1992 Gift Of Love 3 tracks Gift of Love
1992 Gift Of Love/Breakaway 2 tracks Gift of Love
1992 Need I Say More/If 2 tracks Gift of Love
1993 Breaking Up Is Hard To Do/Imagine with Neil Sedaka; 4 tracks Gift of Love
1993 Imagine 1 track
1994 Innerst i sjelen 1 track Innerst i sjelen
1994 Se ilden lyse/Fire In Your Heart 2 tracks Innerst i sjelen
1994 Se ilden lyse Innerst i sjelen
1994 Fire In Your Heart (solo) Innerst i sjelen
1994 Fire In Your Heart (duet) with Plácido Domingo; 3 tracks Innerst i sjelen
1995 Eg veit i himmerik ei borg 3 tracks Innerst i sjelen
1995 Christmas in Vienna III 3 tracks Christmas in Vienna III
1995 Mitt hjerte alltid vanker 1 track Julekonserten
1997 Prince Igor with Warren G; 6 tracks
1998 The Rose Titanic
1999 Nu tändas tusen juleljus 1 track Julekonserten 10 år
2000 One Day promo single All Good Things
2000 Better Off Alone promo single All Good Things
2000 Carrier of a Secret 3 tracks All Good Things
2001 Where The Lost Ones Go 4 tracks All Good Things
2001 Elia Rising with Sort Sol; promo single
2001 Summer Snow/Seven Angels 4 tracks The Best of Sissel
2001 Sissel In Symphony promo single; 4 tracks In Symphony
2002 Carrier of a Secret All Good Things
2003 Can`t Go Back/All Good Things 2 tracks Sissel
2003 Wait A While/Someone Like You 2 tracks My Heart
2003 Gå inte förbi with Peter Jöback; 1 track
2005 O Tysta Ensamhet promo single Nordisk Vinternatt
2005 Venn with Forente artister Norwegian charity single
2010 Velkommen hjem promo single Til deg

Other albums[edit]

Year Artist Album title Song title
1987 Sebastian Vulkaner Vårvise
1989 Sebastian Et eventyr 28. Grænseløs
1992 Various Artists Absolute Music 6 14. Need I Say More
1993 Various Artists Absolute Music 9 18. Imagine
1996 Sigmund Groven I Godt Lag 29. Vil du vekke tonen min
1996 Various Artists Best of Christmas in Vienna
2002 Plácido Domingo José Carreras Gala 2002 15. Cavalleria rusticanaAve Maria
2002 Various Artists Voices 19. Weightless (Disc 2)
2004 Various Artists Essential Voices 04. Soria Maria (Disc 2)
2004 Various Artists The Classical Album 2005 17. In Paradisum (Disc 1)
2004 Various Artists Like a Child My Tribute (To God Be The Glory)
2004 Various Artists Ljuva Svenska Jul 03. Stilla natt
2005 Various Artists Songs Of Praise 11. Ave Maria (Disc 2)
2006 Various Artists The Classical Album 2007 14. Vitae Lux (Disc 2)
2006 Various Artists 20 Klassiska Jullåtar 09. Julen är här
2008 Trygve Hoff Kokfesk & Ballader
2009 Various Artists Italia i våre hjerter 05. O mio babbino caro
2009 Ole Edvard Antonsen Desemberstemninger 08. Whence is That Goodly Fragrance Flowing?
2011 Various Artists Beautiful Voices 13. Soria Maria (Disc 1)

DVDs[edit]

Year DVD Title Notes
1989

Chess in Concert

Filmed on 3–4 September 1989 at Skellefteå of Sweden. Sissel played Svetlana and performed on two songs.

1995 Christmas in Vienna III VHS only

with Plácido Domingo and Charles Aznavour

2001 Flyvende farmor Danish familymovie. Sissel plays the role of Inga, singing the song Himlen over himmelbjerget.
2002

Sissel in Concert: All Good Things

Filmed in a concert at Oslo Spektrum, Norway in 2002.
2003

Torsdagsklubben

DVD with highlights from the very popular Norwegian TV-show Torsdagsklubben. Includes a clip of Sissel performing Solitaire.[10]
2004

Gullars - Og barndommen fortsetter

CD with a bonus-DVD including previously unreleased material from the very popular Norwegian TV-show for children, Gullars. Includes a clip of Sissel performing Jeg trenger deg with Gullars 1986.
2004

Jag kommer hem igen till jul - Live från Cirkus

DVD with Peter Jöback. Includes a clip of Sissel performing Gå inte förbi with Peter Jöback on a concert in Västerås, Sweden.
2005 Nordisk Vinternatt This is a bouns DVD coming with a CD of the same title. It was shot at the Sissel in Symphony concert in 2001.
2006 Into Paradise – Live from Dalhalla
2007 The European Divas - Frostroses

DVD included on the CD of the same title. This is a recording of a concert held at the Hallgrímskirkja in Reykjavík of the Iceland.

2007 Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square
2007 Northern Lights Featuring José Carreras, the concert was shot in Bergstaden Ziir, a church from the 17th century in Røros, Norway.

Tracks not available on the Northern Lights CD:

Music videos[edit]

References[edit]