We just came to know that Deva Premal’s latest album ‘Deva’ has been nominated for the 62nd Annual Recording Academy Grammy Awards in the category Best New Age Album.
The announcement of the winners will be on Sunday, 26th January 2020 via CBS. Many of us will for sure sit on the edge of our seats!
‘Deva’ was launched on 12 October 2018, and on that occasion Abhi wrote a beautiful review for Viha Connection and Osho News: ‘Deva’, and Meghan Rabbitt interviewed the singer for the Yoga Journal: Deva Premal’s New Album.
Instead of a list of musicians involved, let us quote what Abhi wrote:
Deva is very blessed to have Anoushka Shankar joining her to play Sitar on her father Ravi Shankar’s composition “Prabhujee.” Miten sings beautifully with Deva on several mantras and Bansuri master Manose blesses everything with his amazing musicianship and his delightful presence. Joby Baker, the multi-talented instrumentalist and producer, brings musical genius and graceful contributions to every chant and mantra.
Deva Premal’s parents chanted the Gayatri Mantra to her while she was still in the womb and it was her bedtime lullaby for years after. She grew up in Germany, becoming a sannyasin when she was 11, and later lived at the Osho Ashram in Pune. There she met Miten, who was organizing music for evening discourse. They became partners in love and music and have been offering concerts around the world ever since, plus releasing a string of best-selling albums, including the new release ‘Deva’. devapremalmiten.com
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6 tracks: Seven Chakra Gayatri Mantra, Sarva Mangala, Buddham Sharanam, Mahamantra, Vakratunda Mahakaya
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