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Looking for some New Age mp3's to download, or New Age CD's to buy, and are looking for something a little different, because you've worn out your Enya and Yanni albums? If the answer's yes, then you've come to the right place. Enjoy the universal appeal of new age music from three-time Billboard Award winner,Ray Lynchwhose New Age albums have sold in excess of 2 million copies.


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     With album sales in excess of two million copies (without performing), Ray Lynch is one of the top-selling "New Age" musicians. Through word-of-mouth alone, " Deep Breakfast " became a classic of the New Age genre, and was the first New Age independently produced album to go Gold, and later became the first independently produced New Age album to be certified Platinum by the R.I.AA. Lynch has won three New Age Billboard awards, and all of his albums have been in prominent charting positions on Billboards New Age Charts.

     Although many of Lynch's music ardent fans do not classify themselves as "New Age" music buffs, leafing through the unending stream of his fan mail, one finds letters from all walks of life. A trucker in Ohio insists New Age classic " Deep Breakfast " is just the thing for soothing the rigors of the long haul, a judge from the Circuit Court in Indiana states the music is thoroughly enjoyable and refreshing, and a clergyman in Vermont says New Age album " No Blue Thing " is a constant companion, and a body worker from France claims "The Sky of Mind" is Ray's best album.

Respected throughout the music industry as a trendsetter and compositional genius, Lynch has resisted the pressure to serve up albums in rapid-fire succession, choosing instead to take the high road, assuring that each New Age release captures most closely the original spirit and intent of the project.

Bruce Rockwell
Magical Blend Magazine

You are one of the few new age musicians with a significant style!

Kurt Wong, Photographer


Though he's one of the most influential artists in "new-age pop" and adult-alternative circles, Lynch has extensive formal music training. . . . Growing numbers of listeners seem attracted to his vibrant electronic textures and heartrending melodies.

Linda Kohanov, All Music Guide

Ray Lynch on New Age music: "I don't try to define New Age music (there are numerous points of view floating around from which to choose, if you must). I don't think of myself as a New Age musician even though, I suppose, my music has played some part in determining what that is. I simply try to produce music which is well made, moves me (and hopefully others), and somehow reflects 'the intelligence of the heart'."


Deep Breakfast

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The first New Age Independently released Gold album. Deep Breakfast was the first New Age Gold album. (It would later go Platinum.) It is, in every sense, a New Age classic. Even if you don't recognize the name, you've probably heard music from THE classic Ray Lynch album. It's playful and uplifting, rich with romantic, melodic themes and playful arrangements, and sold in excess of 1,256,000 albums. Features viola, piano, guitar, flute, and keyboards.

It was ten years ago and I was just nodding off to sleep when a New Age station in Chicago played " Celestial Soda Pop ". I didn't sleep at all that night for all the wonderful imagery it conjured up; I hadn't heard anything so rhythmically and melodically clean and subtle and 'alive' on the radio. I listened in vain for the credits to the song afterwards; there were none and I figured it was just a chance meeting, never to be repeated. The music lingered in my mind, though, and I found myself listening everywhere for it, humming whatever I could remember of it, and imagining what I couldn't hum. Anyone who's ever met and then lost an intriguing acquaintance knows what this feels like.

David Bowden, Writer

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No Blue Thing

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Billboard's New Age album of the year. Each composition begins with clear, evocative melodies that gradually unfold, revealing a wide range of strength and beauty. No Blue Thing is a musical journey that is a play upon masculine and feminine elements, and the emotional beauty of the music is truly uplifting. No Blue Thing has sold in excess of 374,000 albums. This album jumped quickly onto Billboard's New Age Chart, stayed there for 122 weeks and won its award for New Age Album of the Year in 1989. That same year, and again in 1990, Ray won Billboard's Award for New Age Artist of the Year. Features guitar, violin, flute, viola, oboe, cello, English horn, and keyboards.

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Best Of

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One of the top 10 New Age albums of all time. Ray's most recent album. Here you'll find nine truly great (and digitally remastered!) pieces from Ray's prior four albums, plus two exquisite new compositions, " Ralph's Rhapsody " and " The Music of What Happens ". Ray Lynch Best Of is included in Express.com's Top Ten New Age albums of all time:

The great recluse of New Age music, synthesist/composer Ray Lynch has been holed up in his northern California home studio for years, spinning out masterful miniatures, while steadfastly refusing to tour or score films. This album lives up to its title, serving up the finest of Lynch's diverse oeuvre, from the jocular " Ralph's Rhapsody " to the synthesized mini-symphony " The True Spirit of Mom & Dad ." The Platinum-selling multiple-Billboard Award winner enjoyed one sizeable hit in his career, the witty " Celestial Soda Pop " (you'll recognize it), but turn to tracks like " The Temple " or " The Oh of Pleasure " to experience Lynch's unfettered genius for maximizing tonal space.

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The Sky of Mind

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Quintessential "New Age" music. Not many meditative albums have sold over l68,000 copies, but Ray Lynch's first commercially released album, written in 1983, is quintessential "new age" music. The mood is meditative and soothing, with rich, evocative strings accented by soft Tibetan bells. Promoted by word-of-mouth-alone, this album became an underground success. It is still widely used for meditation, relaxation, and all healing therapies. Featuring flute, piano, guitar, recorders, cello, and keyboards. Ray, commenting on The Sky of Mind ":

The Sky of Mind (1983) was created after I realized that there was a small (but robust and growing) alternative market for something called "new age" music. I wasn't sure what that was, but SKY seemed to fit in okay. Aside from the fairly obvious "classical" connections, this album was influenced to some extent by the ambient music which began to appear in the late 70's (especially Brian Eno's work). . . . Of my five albums, SKY probably fits most comfortably into the assumptions that are made about so-called "new age" music. However, I think that those who respond to it do so not because it is "laid back" or "meditative", but rather because they can feel both the devotional and the melancholy qualities that were so much a part of my life at this time.


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Nothing Above My Shoulders but the Evening

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This masterful new age music album offers a musical depth, structural sophistication and emotional richness that summarizes Ray's classical background. It marks the completion of a major phase of his artistic work. " The Vanished Gardens of Córdoba ", the most orchestral piece Ray has done, expresses the majesty and the melancholy of incarnation, the paradox of human existence with both the promise of possible transcendence and inevitable mortality (with all the melancholy attending the perception of a paradise lost). Passionate and stirring melodies with members of the San Francisco Symphony on flute, English horn, oboe, solo strings, guitars, piano, brass, and his trademark richly textured keyboards.


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