We've updated our Terms of Use. You can review the changes here.

A Seeker's Slumber

by Cheryl B. Engelhardt

supported by
Robin Monterosso
Robin Monterosso thumbnail
Robin Monterosso This song takes me to a good place. Every time! Favorite track: Circlet of Pisces.
Jeudi
Jeudi  thumbnail
Jeudi Take a gentle journey through your day with this brilliantly crafted concept album. Used as part of your daily grounding rituals or meditation practice, it will help you establish a positive mindset to start your day. Or if needed, play it at bedtime to mentally unwind, de-stress and drift off to sleep. I love this music so much! By turns this album is at once affirming, relaxing, encouraging and full of powerful wisdom and enchanting images. Favorite track: Unwind.
Sharman Nittoli
Sharman Nittoli thumbnail
Sharman Nittoli Ethereal layers of sounds, voices and harmonies in multiple octaves produce a haunting, moving experience when listening to this extraordinary, innovative new-age creation.
erniemuse
erniemuse thumbnail
erniemuse First of all, I just love the vocals and piano on this album! The voices are so high and sweet, but always beautiful (never harsh). They remind me of my own instrument (the flute). The first time I listened to the entire album, I was in my car, in the middle of a huge traffic jam. The music put me at peace! ~ Ernie Mansfield erniemansfield.bandcamp.com/album/french-impressions-latin-themes Favorite track: Awæcnian.
/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

    If you want more insights of how this album is made and being promoted, please consider joining the Seeker's Team membership at www.cbemusic.co/seekers!
    Purchasable with gift card

      $4.44 USD  or more

     

1.
Ithaca 03:11
2.
Awæcnian 04:14
3.
4.
Unwind 03:59
Twist or turn… Blame, unlearn. This knot you despise . . . (Fight or yearn Rise or burn) … is the knot you tied. You cannot unwind me. I am not lost just because you can’t find me. There’s no room under my skin for you. My heart will always bind me so you cannot unwind me. Tangled, broken, lost all your hope in mankind . . . (Words unspoken, put all your hope in…) …the man inside. You cannot unwind me I am not lost just because you can’t find me. There’s no room under my skin for you. My heart will always bind me so you can’t unwind me. What if I said you could love instead? What if I said you could be loved? What if I said you could love instead? What if I said . . . The shadows don’t let the light through. Blood won’t blend with bone. Just one change there could be room for the maiden, the mother, and crone. You cannot unwind me. I am not lost just because you can’t find me. There’s no room under my skin for you. My heart will always bind me so you can’t unwind me. You cannot unwind me I am not lost just because you can’t find me. There’s no room under my skin for you. My heart will always bind me. so you cannot unwind me.
5.
6.
"Triple Triple Triple moons Hidden truths inside the runes Written by the maiden, the mother, and crone Moon and sun and stars atone. Ripple Ripple does her love stir. She whispers to the silencer. Hidden truths inside her soul Mother Gaia, never not whole. Triple Triple Triple gift Thrice as much as one could wish. Worry of the world upon her breast, She revels in the path of our quest. Ripple Ripple through her blood Breath behind the desert flood. Rage of lightening, delicate nest, In her shadows, we are blessed."
7.
"Stuck in the mud of my own making, seeking a path unescaping. / Drowning in doubt yet soaking in hope, You say to me gently on the grass slope, /“Anyway you choose is moving on.” /We sit by the water with the breeze and the birds. I ache to know if I’m being heard. /Drowning in doubt yet soaking in hope, You say to me gently on the grass slope, /“Anyway you choose is moving on.”"
8.
9.
Temperance 03:42
10.
Sopor 04:01

about

Cheryl B. Engelhardt’s sophomore New Age release, a followup to her chart-topping 2020 album LUMINARY, gifts the listener with an etherial journey through a day of awakening, conflict, resolution, release rest, reflection, remembrance, and finally, relaxation. Bringing the science of the heart rate into her music, Engelhardt carefully chose tempos that would assist the listener in slowing down, quite literally, into a state of rest. Additionally, she chose to bring in lyrics reminiscent of her early pop records to assist the processing of emotions, a much-needed practice prior to falling asleep.

Half of the tracks are lyrical expressions, while half of the album highlights the voice as an instrument alongside intricate piano performances and even a live kalimba, all performed, engineered and arranged by Engelhardt. With special features by GRAMMY winners Joanie Leeds and Chava Mirel, 37 members of Cheryl’s independent musician mastermind AMPLIFY plus an appearance by SNL drummer Shawn Pelton, and even Cheryl’s own deceased father’s voice, the collaborations speak to the breadth of the emotions found on A Seeker’s Slumber. Listeners will experience what has been called “a goddess’s song” in “Unwind”, and “a sense of grounding” in “Ithaca” and the other instrumental pieces. The magic that is unleashed in “Awæcnian”, “Mother Gaia”, and “Anyway You Choose…” is unprecedented in Cheryl’s prolific body of work. Enjoy!

credits

released July 23, 2021

Composed, Arranged, Engineered, Recorded, Produced, and Performed by Cheryl B. Engelhardt unless otherwise noted.
Mixed by J Chris Griffin except for Circlet of Pisces and Emerald Dreams, Mixed by Cheryl B. Engelhardt
Mastered by Frank Gagliardi
Album Art by Lori Menna (www.cosmic-collage.com)
Cover photo of Cheryl By Katy Parks (www.katyparksphotography.com)

Additional Credits:
• Awæcnian: Composed, arranged and produced by: Cheryl B. Engelhardt; Performed By: Cheryl B. Engelhardt and the Ampliband*; Additional drum programming and bass performed J Chris Griffin
• Unwind: Additional vocals by Robin Tucker; Produced + Mixed by J Chris Griffin
• Mother Gaia: Vocals performed by Cheryl B. Engelhardt, Joanie Leeds, Chava Mirel; Bass and Drum Programming: J Chris Griffin
• Anyway You Choose...: Piano, vocals, synths: Cheryl B. Engelhardt; drums: Shawn Pelton; mixed by Cheryl B. Engelhardt and J Chris Griffin
Pentacle Path Composed, recorded, performed, produced by Cheryl B. Engelhardt; Mixed by J Chris Griffin

The Ampliband is comprised of members of the musician mastermind, AMPLIFY:
Bass: Mike Bankhead
Drums/Percussion: K. Edward Smith, Cheryl B. Engelhardt
Guitars: Helen Avakian, Harriet Reynolds, Wojo
Piano: Harald Hauser, Anna Larson
Soprano Recorder: Susan LaVelle
Synthesizers: Eleanor Espiritu, Nicholas Korn, Heather Miller, Scott Sturgis
Toy Piano: Gail Gallagher
Violins: Andrea de Boer, Shonti Elder, Katherine Moller, Katie Mosehauer, Trevor Owens
Vocals: Dara Ackerman, Jo Alexis, Emma Back, Michael Daughtry, Cheryl B. Engelhardt, Wanda Gronhovd, Nila Kay, Chris KEATS., Anna Larson, Amy MacClain, Laura Marie, Agnethe Melchiorsen, Angela Parchetta, Hayley Preziosi, Marklyn Retzer, James Taylor, Jr., Mariana Tirsa, Robin Tucker, Elyssa Vulpes

license

all rights reserved

tags

about

Cheryl B. Engelhardt New York, New York

Cheryl is an award-winning composer and New Age artist, and a #1 best-seller on iTunes and Amazon. Her work has been featured by Forbes, People, Harper's Bazaar and many more. Engelhardt writes for films, meditation apps, and social justice choirs, including a recent collaborationIn with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s goddaughter, Donzaleigh Abernathy. Learn more at www.cbemusic.com. ... more

contact / help

Contact Cheryl B. Engelhardt

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code

Report this album or account

If you like Cheryl B. Engelhardt, you may also like: