by Snatam Kaur
CD: 73 Min
Snatam Kaur’s spirit and radiant voice shine in this new release of Gurmukhi mantras, Shabds (traditional Sikh prayers put to music), and sweet devotional songs. The words of Guru Arjan blend gracefully with the Prayer of St. Francis of Assissi in Servant of Peace. Liberation’s Door, a lofty chant about faith, is composed from teh words of Guru Nanak. Crimson, from teh words of Guru Ram Das, is the only solely English track in these primarily Punjabi songs. Mother’s Blessing, delightfully sung by Snatam Kaur in Spanish, is translated from the words of Bibi Bani, wife of Guru Ram Das. Richly layered instrumentation throughout includes guitars, keyboards, sarod, santoor, flute, sax, esraj, tabla, cello and percussion. Snatam Kaur pours her heart and soul into this offering that will captivate you with its sublime beauty.