Upojenie

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Upojenie
Upojenie CD cover.jpg
Studio album by
Anna Maria Jopek and Friends with Pat Metheny
Released2002
RecordedWarsaw, Poland
GenreJazz, folk
Length61:34
LabelWarner Music Poland
Nonesuch (international edition)
ProducerMarcin Kydryński, Pat Metheny
Pat Metheny chronology
Tokyo Day Trip
(2008)
Upojenie
(2002)
Quartet Live
(2009)
Anna Maria Jopek chronology
Nienasycenie
(2002)
Upojenie
(2002)
Secret
(2005)
International Edition Cover
Album.Upojenie.Alt.Cover.jpg
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

Upojenie (English: Rapture) is a 2002 collaboration between Polish folk and jazz singer Anna Maria Jopek and jazz guitarist Pat Metheny, recorded in Warsaw, Poland. It features Jopek's compositions and traditional folk song arrangements, as well as some of Metheny's well known tracks, such as "Are You Going with Me?" and "Follow Me". Finally, there is "Polskie drogi" ("Polish Paths") – a cover of a main theme for a film series of the same title by Andrzej Kurylewicz.

In 2008 an international edition of the album was released by Nonesuch Records; the running order of the selections is different and three additional songs are included.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Cichy zapada zmrok"Traditional3:28
2."Przypływ, odpływ, oddech czasu" (Tell Her You Saw Me)Metheny, Polish lyrics by Magda Czapińska4:52
3."Tam, gdzie nie sięga wzrok" (Follow Me)Metheny, Lyle Mays, Polish lyrics by Czapińska3:52
4."Biel"Marcin Kydryński3:24
5."Czarne słowa"Jopek5:15
6."Letter from Home"Metheny2:50
7."Are You Going with Me?"Metheny, Mays8:34
8."Zupełnie inna ja" (Always and Forever)Metheny, Polish lyrics by Kydryński4:00
9."Mania mienia" (So May It Secretly Begin)Metheny, Polish lyrics by Andrzej Poniedzielski3:41
10."By on był tu" (Farmer's Trust)Metheny, Polish lyrics by Poniedzielski6:58
11."Upojenie"Jopek, Stanisław Grochowiak4:52
12."Piosenka dla Stasia"Kydryński3:54
13."Me jedyne niebo" (Another Life)Metheny, Polish lyrics by Kydryński3:16
14."Polskie drogi"Andrzej Kurylewicz2:33
Total length:58:09
2008 International Edition
No.TitleEnglish TitleLength
1."Cichy zapada zmrok"Here Comes the Silent Dusk3:26
2."Mania mienia"So May It Secretly Begin3:41
3."Biel"Whiteness3:22
4."Przypływ, odpływ, oddech czasu..."High Tide, Low Tide, The Breath of Time...4:45
5."Are You Going with Me?" 8:35
6."Czarne słowa"Black Words5:13
7."Lulajźe Jezuniu"Polish Christmas Carol5:14
8."Upojenie"Ecstasy4:46
9."Zupełnie inna ja"The Different Me3:56
10."Piosenka dla Stasia"A Song for Stas3:48
11."Letter from Home" 2:49
12."Me jedyne niebo"My Only Heaven3:18
13."By on był tu"Let It Stay6:56
14."Polskie drogi"Polish Paths2:50
15."Tam, gdzie nie sięga wzrok"Further Than the Eye Can See3:51
16."Na całej połaci Śnieg"The Snow Falls All Over the Place1:47
17."Szepty i łzy"Whispers and Tears4:47
Total length:68:64

Note

  • Tracks 7, 16, and 17 are only on the international edition (2008).

Personnel[edit]

  • Anna Maria Jopek – vocals, electric piano
  • Pat Metheny – guitars, guitar synthesizer, 42-string guitar, synthesizers (tracks 1–5 and 7–14)
  • Henryk Miśkiewicz – soprano saxophone (tracks 8 and 11)
  • Piotr Nazaruk – flute, recorder, hammered dulcimer, banjo, vocals, percussion (tracks 2, 5, and 7)
  • Leszek Możdżer – piano (tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, and 9–11)
  • Pawel Bzim Zarecki – synthesizers, organ, percussion (tracks 2, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11–13)
  • Mateusz Pospieszalski – synthesizer (tracks 9 and 13)
  • Bernard Maseli – vibraphone (track 9)
  • Darek Oleszkiewicz – double bass (tracks 2 and 9–14)
  • Marcin Pospieszalski – bass guitar (tracks 3, 5, and 7)
  • Marek Napiórkowski – guitar (track 11)
  • Cezary Konrad – drums (tracks 2, 3, 5, 7, and 9–13)
  • Mino Cinelu – percussion (tracks 11 and 13)
  • Wojciech Kowalewski – percussion (tracks 2, 3, 5, 7, and 13)
  • Barney – alien voices (track 7)
  • Orchestra conducted by Mateusz Pospieszalski (tracks 9 and 13)

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
Polish Albums (ZPAV)[2] 1
Chart (2008) Peak
position
US World Albums (Billboard)[3] 9

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Poland (ZPAV)[4] Platinum 70,000+*

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. Pat Metheny: Upojenie > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved November 4, 2011.
  2. ^ "Oficjalna lista sprzedaży :: OLiS - Official Retail Sales Chart". OLiS. Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  3. ^ "Pat Metheny Chart History (World Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 12, 2018.
  4. ^ "Polish album certifications – A.M. Jopek & P. Metheny – Upojenie" (in Polish). Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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