|Through Your Eyes: Kevin Kern Collection|
|Compilation album by Kevin Kern|
|Producer||Terence Yallop, Kevin Kern|
|Kevin Kern chronology|
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.
A compilation album comprises tracks, which may be previously released or unreleased, usually from several separate recordings by either one or several performers. If by one artist, then generally the tracks were not originally intended for release together as a single work, but may be collected together as a greatest hits album or box set. If from several performers, there may be a theme, topic, time period, or genre which links the tracks, or they may have been intended for release as a single work—such as a tribute album. When the tracks are by the same recording artist, the album may be referred to as a retrospective album or an anthology.
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New-age music is a genre of music intended to create artistic inspiration, relaxation, and optimism. It is used by listeners for yoga, massage, meditation, reading as a method of stress management to bring about a state of ecstasy rather than trance, or to create a peaceful atmosphere in their home or other environments, and is associated with environmentalism and New Age spirituality.
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.
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.
|1.||"Through the Arbor"||Kevin Kern||In the Enchanted Garden||3:46|
|2.||"The Enchanted Garden"||Kevin Kern||In the Enchanted Garden||6:54|
|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 Kern||Beyond the Sundial||5:31|
|8.||"Summer Daydreams"||Kevin Kern||Summer Daydreams||5:19|
|9.||"Childhood Remembered"||Kevin Kern||Embracing the Wind||4:31|
|10.||"Above the Clouds"||Kevin Kern||Embracing the Wind||5:25|
|11.||"Touch the Sky"||Kevin Kern||In My Life||4:48|
|12.||"After the Rain"||Kevin Kern||In the Enchanted Garden||4:06|
|13.||"Out of the Darkness into the Light"||Kevin Kern||Freedom to Love||4:16|
|14.||"Children at Play"||Kevin Kern||More Than Words: The Best of Kevin Kern||5:07|
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