EnigmaThe Cross Of Changes

Label:Virgin – LPVIR 20, Virgin – 7243 8 39236 1 8, Virgin – 8 39236 1
Vinyl, LP, Album
Style:New Age, Downtempo, Ambient


A1Second Chapter2:16
A2The Eyes Of Truth7:13
A3Return To Innocence
Vocals [Additional]Angel*
A4I Love You… I'll Kill You
Written-ByDavid Fairstein
B1Silent Warrior6:10
B2The Dream Of The Dolphin
Written-ByDavid Fairstein
B3Age Of Loneliness (Carly's Song)5:22
B4Out From The Deep4:53
B5The Cross Of Changes2:23

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Recorded at A.R.T. Studios, Ibiza/Spain.
Track A2: Contains samples of "Habebe" and "A Survivor's Tale" by Anne Dudley and Jaz Coleman from the album "Songs From The Victorious City".
Vocal sample (Mongolian chant) taken from "Alsyn Gazryn Zereglee" Performed by Adilbish Nergui.
Chorus taken from "Götterdämmerung" (The Twilight Of The Gods) composed by Richard Wagner.
NASA retransmissions sampled from "Mare Tranquillitatis" Performed by Vangelis.
Also contains a sample of "Ultra Violet (Light My Way)" Performed by U2.
Track A3: Contains samples of "Jubilant Drinking Song" Performed by Kuo Ying-nan and Kuo Hsiu-chu. Also contains samples of "Pinta. Nina Santa Maria (Into Eternity)" Performed by Vangelis.
Track B1: Contains samples of "The Ghost Dance", a native war chant that has been banned in all forms in the USA (included recorded form) since the 1800's.
Track B3: Contains a sample of "Habebe" by Anne Dudley and Jaz Coleman from the album "Songs From The Victorious City".
Vocal sample (Mongolian chant) taken from "Tosonguyn Oroygoor" Performed by Dechinzundui Nadmid.
Track B4: Contains samples of "The Calling" Performed by A Positive Life and of the album "Songs From The Victorious City" by Anne Dudley and Jaz Coleman.
Most samples were uncredited on sleeve and led to court issues.

℗ 1993 Virgin Schallplatten GmbH, © 1993 Virgin Schallplatten GmbH

Printed in the UK.
Made in the UK.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 7 24383 92361 8
  • Barcode (String): 724383923618
  • Rights Society: GEMA/BIEM/STEMRA
  • Label Code: LC 3098
  • Other (Catalog Number for Germany): D: 8 39236 1
  • Other (Catalog Number for UK): UK: LPVIR 20
  • Price Code (France): F: PM 264
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, stamped): 8392361 A-1-1-1 D
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, stamped): 8392361 B-1-1-1 D
  • Matrix / Runout (Both sides runout, etched): TOWNHOUSE DMM

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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The Cross Of Changes (CD, Album, Stereo)Virgin, Virgin, VirginCDVIR 20, 7243 8 39236 2 5, 8 39236 2Europe1993
The Cross Of Changes (CD, Album)Charisma7243 8 39236 2 5US1993
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2 - The Cross Of Changes (Cassette, Album, Stereo, Dolby B)Virgin, Virgin, VirginMCVIR 20, 7243 8 39236 4 9, 8 39236 4Europe1993
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The Cross Of Changes (Cassette, Album, Dolby)Charisma7243 8 39236 4 9US1993
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The Cross Of Changes (LP, Album)Virgin, Virgin7243 8 39236 1 8, VKPL-0129South Korea1993


  • lethalingection's avatar
    What a shame! That none of these ENIGMA record's exist in circulation in the USA.. Ridiculous international price's!
    • Ruslann's avatar
      Hello, in Russia will be able to send , what is the price for shipping.



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