Through Your Eyes: Kevin Kern Collection

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Through Your Eyes: Kevin Kern Collection
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Compilation album by Kevin Kern
Released August 2002
Recorded 1996-2002
Genre New-age, instrumental
Length68:04
Label Real Music
Producer Terence Yallop, Kevin Kern
Kevin Kern chronology
More Than Words: The Best of Kevin Kern
(2002)
Through Your Eyes: Kevin Kern Collection
(2002)

Through Your Eyes: Kevin Kern Collection, or simply Through Your Eyes or Kevin Kern Collection, is a compilation album from American new-age pianist Kevin Kern, released in Japan only in 2002.

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Contents

As with his preceding and succeeding albums, it is an album of instrumental songs. The compilation contains the two new compositions used in his worldwide compilation More Than Words , plus tracks from his five studio albums, some of which appeared in More Than Words.

<i>More Than Words: The Best of Kevin Kern</i> 2002 compilation album by Kevin Kern

More Than Words: The Best of Kevin Kern, or simply More Than Words, is the first compilation album from American new-age pianist Kevin Kern. As with his preceding and succeeding albums, it is an album of instrumental songs. The compilation contains two new compositions, plus songs from all five of Kern's previous studio albums. It was released on September 3, 2002.

Track listing

No.TitleWriter(s)Originally fromLength
1."Through the Arbor" Kevin Kern In the Enchanted Garden 3:46
2."The Enchanted Garden"Kevin KernIn the Enchanted Garden6:54
3."Through Your Eyes"Kevin Kern Embracing the Wind 3:49
4."Where Paths Meet"Kevin Kern Beyond the Sundial 5:15
5."To Sleep on Angels' Wings"Kevin Kern In My Life 4:30
6."Le Jardin"Kevin Kern Summer Daydreams 4:52
7."Until Tomorrow"Kevin KernBeyond the Sundial5:31
8."Summer Daydreams"Kevin KernSummer Daydreams5:19
9."Childhood Remembered"Kevin KernEmbracing the Wind4:31
10."Above the Clouds"Kevin KernEmbracing the Wind5:25
11."Touch the Sky"Kevin KernIn My Life4:48
12."After the Rain"Kevin KernIn the Enchanted Garden4:06
13."Out of the Darkness into the Light"Kevin KernFreedom to Love4:16
14."Children at Play"Kevin Kern More Than Words: The Best of Kevin Kern 5:07

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Kevin Kern is an American pianist, composer and recording artist of new-age music. He was born in Detroit, Michigan. He is now generally recognized as a representative of the new-age style. Born legally blind, Kern is aided in studio by SONAR’s accessibility and Dancing Dots’ assistive music technologies for the vision impaired.

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