Upojenie

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Upojenie
Upojenie CD cover.jpg
Studio album by Anna Maria Jopek and Friends with Pat Metheny
Released 2002
Recorded Warsaw, Poland
Genre Jazz, folk
Length 61:34
Label Warner Music Poland
Nonesuch (international edition)
Producer Marcin Kydryński, Pat Metheny
Pat Metheny chronology
Tokyo Day Trip
(2008)Tokyo Day Trip2008
Upojenie
(2008)
Orchestrion
(2010)Orchestrion2010
Anna Maria Jopek chronology
Nienasycenie
(2002) Nienasycenie2002
Upojenie
(2002) Upojenie2002
Secret
(2005) Secret2005
International Edition Cover
Album.Upojenie.Alt.Cover.jpg
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Upojenie (English: Rapture) is a 2002 collaboration between Polish folk and jazz singer Anna Maria Jopek and jazz guitarist Pat Metheny, recorded in Warsaw, Poland. It features Jopek's compositions and traditional folk song arrangements, as well as some of Metheny's well known tracks, such as "Are You Going with Me?" and "Follow Me". Finally, there is "Polskie drogi" ("Polish Paths") – a cover of a main theme for a movie series of the same title by Andrzej Kurylewicz.

In 2008 an international edition of the album was released by Nonesuch Records. The running order of the selections is different and three additional songs are included.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Cichy zapada zmrok" Traditional 3:28
2. "Przypływ, odpływ, oddech czasu" (Tell Her You Saw Me) Pat Metheny, Polish Lyric by Magda Czapińska 4:52
3. "Tam, gdzie nie sięga wzrok" (Follow Me) Metheny, Lyle Mays, Polish Lyric by Czapińska 3:52
4. "Biel" Marcin Kydryński 3:24
5. "Czarne słowa" Jopek 5:15
6. "Letter from Home" Metheny 2:50
7. "Are You Going with Me?" Metheny, Mays 8:34
8. "Zupełnie inna ja" (Always and Forever) Metheny, Polish Lyric by Kydryński 4:00
9. "Mania mienia" (So May It Secretly Begin) Metheny, Polish Lyric by Andrzej Poniedzielski 3:41
10. "By on był tu" (Farmer's Trust) Metheny, Polish Lyric by Poniedzielski 6:58
11. "Upojenie" Jopek, Stanisław Grochowiak 4:52
12. "Piosenka dla Stasia" Kydryński 3:54
13. "Me jedyne niebo" (Another Life) Metheny, Polish Lyric by Kydryński 3:16
14. "Polskie drogi" Andrzej Kurylewicz 2:33
2008 International Edition
No. Title English Title Length
1. "Cichy zapada zmrok" Here Comes the Silent Dusk 3:26
2. "Mania mienia" So May It Secretly Begin 3:41
3. "Biel" Whiteness 3:22
4. "Przypływ, odpływ, oddech czasu..." High Tide, Low Tide, The Breath Of Time... 4:45
5. "Are You Going with Me?"   8:35
6. "Czarne słowa" Black Words 5:13
7. "Lulajźe Jezuniu" Polish Christmas Carol 5:14
8. "Upojenie" Ecstasy 4:46
9. "Zupełnie inna ja" The Different Me 3:56
10. "Piosenka dla Stasia" A Song for Stas 3:48
11. "Letter from Home"   2:49
12. "Me jedyne niebo" My Only Heaven 3:18
13. "By on był tu" Let It Stay 6:56
14. "Polskie drogi" Polish Paths 2:50
15. "Tam, gdzie nie sięga wzrok" Further Than The Eye Can See 3:51
16. "Na całej połaci Śnieg" The Snow Falls All Over the Place 1:47
17. "Szepty i łzy" Whispers and Tears 4:47

Tracks 7, 16, and 17 are 2008 International Edition only.

Personnel[edit]

  • Anna Maria Jopek – vocals, electric piano
  • Pat Metheny – guitars, guitar synthesizer, 42-string guitar, synthesizers (tracks 1–5 and 7–14)
  • Leszek Możdżer – piano (tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, and 9–11)
  • Pawel Bzim Zarecki – synthesizers, organ, percussion (tracks 2, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11–13)
  • Mateusz Pospieszalski – synthesizer (tracks 9 and 13)
  • Darek Oleszkiewicz – double bass (tracks 2 and 9–14)
  • Marcin Pospieszalski – bass guitar (tracks 3, 5, and 7)
  • Henryk Miśkiewicz – soprano saxophone (tracks 8 and 11)
  • Piotr Nazaruk – flute, recorder, percussion, hammered dulcimer, banjo, vocals (tracks 2, 5, and 7)
  • Bernard Maseli – vibraphone (track 9)
  • Marek Napiórkowski – guitar (track 11)
  • Cezary Konrad – drums (tracks 2, 3, 5, 7, and 9–13)
  • Mino Cinelu – percussion (tracks 11 and 13)
  • Wojciech Kowalewski – percussion (tracks 2, 3, 5, 7, and 13)
  • Barney – alien voices (track 7)
  • Orchestra conducted by Mateusz Pospieszalski (tracks 9 and 13)

Charts and certifications[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
Polish Albums (ZPAV)[2] 1

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Poland (ZPAV)[3] Platinum 70,000+*

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