Album: Requiem for the Americas: Songs from the Lost World
Artist: Jonathan Elias
1989: Enigma
CD: 7 73354-2

Jon Anderson: lead vocal (1, 10a)
Toni Childs: lead vocal (2)
Patti Scialfa: vocal (3)
John Waite: lead vocal (4)
Grace Jones: background chanting (1), chanting (8)
Ian Lloyd: backing vocals (3, 4, 10a)
Dan Reed: backing vocals (4)
Ernie Longwalker: spoken word (5)
Simon Le Bon: lead vocal (6)
Susanna Hoffs: backing vocal (6)
Jim Morrison: poetry reading (7, 8)
Liam O'Ma¨nlai: chanting (8)
The Boys Choir of Harlem: backing vocals (8)
Tommy Shaw: backing vocals (10a)
Michael Bolton: lead vocal (10b)
Pattie Darcy: backing vocal (10b)
Martin & Charlie Sheen: poetry reading (11)
Jeff Porcaro: drums (1)
Gary Barlough: thunder drum (1), synth percussion (2), keys (7), sounds (7, 8), percussion (8), vocal sequences (8)
Gordon Gottlieb: percussion (1-3), marimba (3)
Sherman Foote: percussion (1, 3, 8), synth percussion (2), Stick (4, 6), sound collage (5), keys (7), sounds (7, 8, 11), vocal sequences (8), drum programming (10)
Stewart Copeland: percussion (2), drums (3, 7)
Jimmy Bralower: synth percussion (2)
Lazaro Arvizu, Pedro Ruiz, Sergio Ruiz, Belen Pena Magana, Jesus Ibanez Ramiezz: Xipe Totec drummers and dancers (4, 5, 8)
Steve Ferrone: drums (6)
Alan Schwartzberg: percussion (6)
Chip Jenkins: sounds (8), percussion (8), vocal sequences (8)
Jim Nicholson: drum programming (10)
Jonathan Elias: keys (1-4, 6-8, 10) vocal (3, 8), vocal sequences (8), chanting vocal (9), sound collage (5), sounds (7, 8, 11), percussion (8)
Paul Seymour: keys (3)
Alex Lasarenko: Hammond organ (4), keys (6)
Nick Rhodes: digital phone-relay keyboard (8)
Tony Levin: Stick (1, 7, 8, 10)
Mark Egan: fretless bass (2, 3)
John Taylor: bass (8)
Warren Cuccurullo: electric guitar (1), guitars (2, 6, 10) space guitar (3)
Ray Foote: guitars (2, 6, 10), electric guitars (4, 11), textural guitar (5)
Ira Siegel: electric guitars (4)
Clifford Lane: acoustic guitar (1, 11), 12 string acoustic guitar (4), guitar (7, 8)
Daniel C Hill: Cree & Kiowa (4, 6, 7)
Maxine Neuman: cello (4)
Harvey Estrin: ocarina (8)

Additional artists: Alixandree Antoine, Rosemary Butler, Chris De Marco, Haley Fox, Jean Fox, Peter Frampton, Lani Groves, Omar Hakim, Edna Harris, Gina Marie Huaman, James Lewis, Keith Mack, Sid McGinnis, Norman Mershon, Mesha Millington, Jeff Mironov, Andy Newmark, Carol Ann Plante, Al Stewart, Annie Sutton, Jeffrey Young

Produced by J Elias
Associate producer: S Foote
Additional production: Barlough (1, 2, 8)
Narration production: Barlough (5)
Executive producer: Scott Elias
Mixed by David Tickle (1, 2, 8), James Farber (3), Josh Abbey (4), Larry Alexander (6, 10), S Foote (7)
Additional engineers: Chris Floberg, Randy Staub, Greg Townley, Barlough, Steve Boyer, Jason Corsaro, Nick Froome, Chris Fuhrman, Casey McMakin, Dave O'Donnell, Jim Rondinelli, Bill Scheniman, Stephen Shelton
Project consultant/legal advisor: Fred Davis
Mastered by Bernie Grundman

Cover art: JW Stewart
Photography: Dean Chamberlain
Additional photography: Melissa Hayden, Lex Remlin
Design: Patrick Dillon
Art direction: Patrick Pending

Tracks:
1. Within the Lost World [lyr: Anderson with Barlough] (7:08)
2. I've Not Forgotten You [lyr: J Elias/S Foote] (5:41)
3. Du He Kah (The Healer) (7:17)
4. Invisible Man [lyr: Waite] (4:41)
5. Talk with Grandfather [words: Ernie Longwalker] (1:40)
6. Follow in My Footsteps [lyr: Le Bon] (5:07)
7. The Journey [words: Morrison] (2:30)
8. The Chant Movement [words: Morrison; additional lyr: J Elias] (6:14)
9. Born in the Dreamtime (1:44)
10. Far Far Cry (6:48)
      Part I: Far Far Cry [lyr: Anderson]
      Part II: Let There be Peace [lyr: Chan Chandler]
11. Father And Son [adapted from Algonkian/Paiute/Arapaho/Kiowa/Sioux poetry] (2:55)

All music by J Elias
Story by J Elias/Chandler/Ted Sann
Story editor: S Elias


Notes: (3) was a CD exclusive. This was Jonathan Elias's first album under his own name, and the precursor to his working on Yes's Union. (Note both Tony Levin and Alex Lasarenko here went on to play on Union.) (HP, 12 Oct 2013)


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