Seven Seas

Seven Seas

by Marcome


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Seven Seas

Vocalist/keyboardist/songwriter Marcome has been touted as being Canada's counterpoint to Enya, and she sounds very similar to Higher Octave recording artist Robin Frederick (How High? How Far?). Marcome has a strong, pure voice (about half the cuts are jazz vocalise) which she often echoes and overdubs until the blend is almost a new instrument. Marcome's many styles include the pensive ballads "All Alone" and "Seven Seas," the sassy counterpoint of "From Within" and "Yeku," the alluring siren song of "Breathless" and "Librarsi," and the Brazilian vocalise tradition (in duet with a male voice) of "Parada." Marcome does not push the lyrics forward as one might expect from Streisand. She blends her voice as one of many instruments creating an inviting atmosphere where one can choose to relate to the words or not. The keyboard orchestrations, augmented with percussion are sophisticated and rich, exotic...and surprisingly spiritual. Mark Langis's work on fretless bass is superb.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/24/1996
Label: Earthtone
UPC: 0796327760221
catalogNumber: 7602

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Marcome   Primary Artist,Keyboards,Voices
Bob Cohen   Classical Guitar
Michel Donato   Acoustic Bass
Michel Dupire   Percussion,Chimes,Conga,Cymbals,Drums,Tambourine,Multi Instruments,Claves,Darbouka,Pandeiro,Surdo,Djembe,Rainstick,Shaker,Wind Chimes,Clay Drums,Hand Drums
Mark Langis   Fretless Bass Guitar,Acoustic Bass

Technical Credits

Bob Cohen   Contributor
Michel Robidoux   Producer
Ian Terry   Engineer
Marcome   Producer
Doerte Lau   Art Direction
François Arbour   Engineer

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