For many people, Enigma are something of an enigma. Yet the man behind Enigma, Romanian-born Michael Cretu, had released a number of albums under his own name, although none had really had any impact. Studios in Ibiza, Spain, where he both wrote and produced the album. Real names were shunned and Cretu credited himself as Curly M. C; initially, people were unsure whether it was a band, a person or quite what it was.
Enigma is a German musical project founded in by Romanian-German musician and producer Michael Cretu. The album remains Enigma's biggest, helped by the international hit single, " Sadeness Part I ", which sold 12 million units alone. Enigma's fourth album The Screen Behind the Mirror started a slight departure from the previous world music themes towards a heavier electronic atmosphere. This evolution culminated with Voyageur , its fifth and more pop-based album, and A Posteriori , a work inspired by the future collision between the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies , with distinct operatic tones and an electronic spectrum closer to Voyageur than the earlier releases. Enigma has sold over 8. The project has also received three Grammy Award nominations. By the late s, Romanian -born German musician and producer Michael Cretu had collaborated with several musicians, produced albums recorded by his then-wife, German pop singer Sandra , and released solo albums under his name for Polydor and Virgin Records , to varying levels of commercial success across Europe. In , Cretu and Sandra married and relocated to the Spanish island of Ibiza. A home recording studio, A. Studios , was built, and Cretu began work on a new, worldbeat and new age musical project named Enigma with David Fairstein and Frank Peterson.
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Legendary multiplatinum Award-winning German music project Enigma returns with its long-awaited eighth full-length album, The Fall Of A Rebel Angel, available in stores and at digital retailers. Limited Deluxe 2CD including narrated story, digipack, 40p extended booklet. Limited Super Deluxe Deluxe version, signed picture frame, exclusive online content. Gradual change, with sometimes psychedelic undertones, leads him to new horizons. Created with the Enigma spirit in mind, the record confidently stands at the intersection of classical influences, dubstep, chant, intriguing vocals, and whirling, wild emotions. Its success continued with the massive single Return to Innocence of its album, The Cross of Changes. Over the course of seven releases, Enigma has sold a total of 70 million-plus copies, scored 60 number ones worldwide, and achieved more than platinum certifications around the globe. Scroll down for the song's official music video. Amen features the talented electro-pop duo Aquilo from Manchester, UK.