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Enigma

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A worldbeat dance fixture from the later 20th hundred years and beyond, having sold tens of an incredible number of albums worldwide, Enigma was formed in 1990 by Bucharest local Michael Cretu. The task is situated in Ibiza, Spain, where Cretu provides lived and documented because the early ’90s. Using its 1991 strike “Sadeness,” Enigma brought the brand new age desire for Gregorian chants and old-world lifestyle towards the night clubs; the resulting solo was both exclusive and irresistible. All of those other record followed that design effectively, although without quite complementing the stunning achievement of the strike one. MCMXC A.D. was still a sensation, specifically in the U.S., where it spent more than five years over the Billboard 200. On Enigma’s second record, 1994’s Combination of Changes, a number of the old-world components remained, however the new age position found the forefront in a couple of slick, radio-friendly dance-pop. Enigma 3: Le Roi Est Mort, Vive le Roi! implemented in 1996, using the Screen In back of the Mirror showing up two years later on. Lightening the creation formula relatively, Voyageur got in 2003, having a Posteriori pursuing in 2006. Enigma’s seventh studio room recording, Seven Lives Many Encounters, found its way to 2008 and continuing its streak of Billboard 200 looks. A three-disc arranged that dedicated an recording each to very best strikes, remixes, and previously unreleased materials, The Platinum Collection noticed a worldwide launch this year 2010. That same yr, the wedding anniversary of MCMXC A.D. was celebrated using the launch of an individual, “MMX (The Sociable Music).” In 2016, Enigma came back with the idea recording Nov a Rebel Angel. Offering collaborations with Indonesian vocalist Anggun, Israel’s Nanuk, English electro-pop duo Aquilo, and Brazilian vocalist/songwriter Tag Josher, the LP was preceded from the solitary “Sadeness (Component II)” and found its way to November of 2016.

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Full Name Enigma
Awards Echo Award for Best National Artist in Foreign Countries, World Music Award for World's Most Popular German Solo Artist
Music Songs Return To Innocence, Sadeness, Gravity Of Love, Mea Culpa, The Eyes Of Truth, Beyond The Invisible, Age Of Loneliness, MMX, T.N.T. For The Brain, Principles Of Lust, Rivers Of Belief, Amen, Push The Limits, Principles Of Lust: Sadeness/Find Love/Sadeness, Invisible Love, I Love You... I'll Kill You, Turn Around, Silent Warrior, Sadeness, Part II, Seven Lives, Sitting On The Moon, Hello And Welcome, Out From The Deep, Goodbye Milky Way, Voyageur, Callas Went Away, The Child in Us, Back To The Rivers Of Belief: Way To Eternity/Hallelujah/The Rivers Of Belief, The Voice of Enigma, Knocking On Forbidden Doors, Je T'aime Till My Dying Day, Silence Must Be Heard
Albums The Fall of a Rebel Angel, MCMXC a.D., The Cross of Changes, Seven Lives Many Faces, Le Roi Est Mort, Vive Le Roi!, The Screen Behind the Mirror, A Posteriori, Voyageur, Love Sensuality Devotion: The Greatest Hits, The Platinum Collection, 15 Years After, Trilogy, Love Sensuality Devotion: The Remix Collection, Eppur si muove, Remember the Future, El Tiburon
Nominations Academy Award for Best Picture, Academy Award for Best Actor, Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Academy Award for Best Director, Academy Award for Best Original Music Score, Academy Award for Best Film Editing, Academy Award for Best Production Design, Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay - Motion Picture, Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture, Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, BAFTA Award for Best Film, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, BAFTA Award for Best British Film, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Picture, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble, BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, BAFTA Award for Best Sound, BAFTA Award for Best Production Design, BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, Producers Guild of America Award for Best Theatrical Motion Picture, Satellite Award for Best Editing, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress, BAFTA Award for Best Editing, Empire Award for Best Actress, BAFTA Award for Best Costume Design, British Independent Film Award for Best Actor, Satellite Award for Best Art Direction and Production Design, Satellite Award for Best Director, British Independent Film Award for Best British Independent Film, AACTA International Award for Best Actor, Empire Award for Best Director, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture, The British Independent Film Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a British Independent Film, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Score, Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture, AACTA International Award for Best Direction, Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Feature Film, Satellite Award for Best Original Score, AACTA International Award for Best Film, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, AACTA International Award for Best Screenplay, British Independent Film Award for Best Screenplay, Satellite Award for Best Motion Picture, People's Choice Award for Best European Film, Empire Award for Best Film


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
American Crime Story 2016 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Guardian of the City 2013 Short performer: "I Love You, I'll Kill You"
No me la puc treure del cap 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode
A Good Old Fashioned Orgy 2011 performer: "Sadeness Part I"
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia 2010 TV Series music - 1 episode
Tropic Thunder 2008 performer: "Sadeness, Pt. 1" 1990
Gomorrah 2008 performer: "Sadeness Part 1 Radio Edit"
Weltberühmt in Österreich - 50 Jahre Austropop 2006 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Cold Case 2004 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Chappelle's Show 2004 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Charlie's Angels 2000 performer: "Principles Of Lust"
Wicker Park 1999 Short performer: "Age of Loneliness"
Let It Be Me 1995 performer: "Return To Innocence"
Money Train 1995 performer: "I Love You...I'll Kill You"
The Outer Limits 1995 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Baywatch 1995 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Man of the House 1995 performer: "Return To Innocence"
Top of the Pops 1994 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Exit to Eden 1994 performer: "Return To Innocence", "Principles Of Lust"
David Copperfield: 15 Years of Magic 1994 TV Special documentary producer: "Mea Culpa"
Sliver 1993 performer: "Carly's Loneliness"
Boxing Helena 1993 performer: "SADENESS" / producer: "SADENESS"
Single White Female 1992 performer: "SADENESS PART I"
Ein Schloß am Wörthersee 1991 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Enigma: Sadenss - Part II 2016 Video short
Enigma: Remember the Future 2001 Video
Enigma: Return to Innocence 1993 Video short original music by
Enigma: Sadeness - Part I 1990 Video short

Self

Self

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Enigma: Remember the Future 2001 Video Himself

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Archive Footage

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Top of the Pops 1994 TV Series Themselves

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