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Fourth, part one

by Deleyaman

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    U.S. hardcover book version of "Fourth, part one".
    Comes in a hand sewn 32 page booklet with lyrics & photos.
    Artwork & photographs, Nils Valdes.
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  • 8 Album Set
    The Sudbury Inn (2023)
    Sentinel - (2020)
    The lover, The stars & The citadel - (2016)
    The Edge - (2014)
    Fourth, part two - (2011) Your choice of black cover (U.S.) or white cover (Europe)
    Fourth, part one - (2009) Special edition hand sewn hardcover booklet
    3 - 2017 re-issue of the 2006 release
    00/1 - 2017 re-issue of the 2001 release

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For those who never know the light The darkness is a sullen thing And they the children of the night Seem lost in fortunes winnowing And if there be no other life And if there be no other chance To weigh their sorrow and their strife Than in the scales of circumstance ‘twere better ere the sun go down upon the first day we embark in life’s imbittered sea to drown than sail forever in the dark But if there be a soul on earth So blinded with its own misuse Of man’s revealed incessant worth Or worn with anguish that it views No light but for the mortal eye No rest but of a mortal sleep No God but in a prophet’s lie No faith for honest doubt to keep If there be nothing good or bad But chaos for a soul to trust God counts it for a soul gone mad And if God be God He is just But some are strong and some are Weak and there’s the story House and home are shut from Countless hearts that seek World-refuge that will never come
stay on 04:18
At morn at noon at twilight dim In joy and sorrow in good and ill On desolate land in valleys of green Mother of God be with me still When the hours flew brightly by Not a cloud obscured the sky My soul lest it should truant be Thy grace did guide to thine and thee Now, when storms of fate overcast Darkly my present and my past Stay on And when the sun shine no more Let me want no further more For life and death are one even as the river And the sea For life and death are one even as the river And the sea Stay on
roses 05:44
Down every passage of the cloister hung A darkwood cross on a white plaster wall But in the court were roses Something of Christ’s blood grown small
aravod luys 03:14
be still 04:04
Be still, the hanging gardens were a dream That over Persian roses flew to kiss The sunset seem The world is very old and nothing is Be still Thou foolish thing, thou canst not wake Nor thy tears wedge thy soldered lids Lids apart Be still Blind with the light of life Thou shall not forsake And error loves and nourishes thy soul
temples 05:56
These temples grew as grows the grass Art might obey but not surpass And the same power that reared the shrine Bestrode the tribes that knelt within The word unto the prophet spoken Was writ on tables yet unbroken The word by seers or sibyls told In groaves of oak and fanes of gold Still floats upon the morning wind One flame and the countless host Seek the heart that never shows Still whispers to the willing mind In groaves of oak and fanes of gold The word by seers or sibyls told
somehow 01:34
jardin 04:16
Nous n’irons plus au bois les lauriers sont coupés Les amours des basins les naïades en groupes Voient reluire au soleil en cristaux découpés Les flots silencieux qui coulaient de leur coupe Les lauriers sont coupes et les cerfs aux abois Tressaille au son du corps nous n’irons plus au bois Ou des enfants riait la folle troupe Sous les regards des lys aux pleurs du ciel trempés Voici l’herbe qu’on fauche et les lauriers qu’on coupe Nous n’irons plus au bois les lauriers sont coupes
Fill my heart of hearts where death installed you In setting my lonely heart and spirit free Not the demons down under the deepest sea Can ever dissever my soul from the soul of your beauty For the moon never beams without bringing me dreams And the stars never rise but I see the bright eyes of thee And so the night tide I lie down by the side of you My life and my bride in her tomb by the side of the sea
Again the traffic lights that skim thy swift Unfractioned idiom immaculate sigh of stars Beading thy path condense eternity And we have seen night lifted in thine arms Under thy shadow by the piers I waited Only in darkness is thy shadow so clear The city’s fiery parcels all undone Already snow submerges an iron year O sleepless as the river under thee Vaulting the sea the prairies dreaming sod Unto us lowliest sometime sweep descend And of the curveship lend a myth to God Under thy shadow by the piers I waited Only in darkness is thy shadow so clear The city’s fiery parcels all undone Already snow submerges an iron year
arev tibav 04:45


"Following the release of the album “3”, in 2006, over 25 titles were written and composed by Deleyaman. 11 of these compositions, recorded, mixed and mastered in the band's studio in Normandy, France, are now presented as “Fourth, Part One” . The remaining material is set to appear later as “Fourth, Part Two”.

The overall mood of this new album is different from their prior releases, yet the sincerity with which they continue to explore their art is a constant in Deleyaman's work. Inspiration for the lyrics comes partially from the works of American poets E.A. Robinson, A. Hecht, R.W. Emerson, E.A. Poe, H. Crane and T. Stickney, but also from the Lebanese mystic poet Khalil Gibran. Most of the titles are sung in English, except for two tracks sung in Armenian and the track “Jardin”, sung in French, the words taken from the poem “Nous n'irons plus au bois”, by T. de Banville. The use of several languages by Beatrice and Aret, the two vocalists, has always been a distinct characteristic of the band.

Deleyaman’s style, which to this day remains difficult to classify into a single genre, is further defined by the inclusion of the duduk, an armenian wind instrument. More than simply adding an ethnic reference to their compositions, the duduk grants them a unique tone, emphasizing the ethereal and exotic qualities that allow the album to reach beyond the darker specter of alternative music from which the band originally derived. Through their art, Deleyaman translate a sense of timeless spirituality into a contemporary and universal language, carrying the listener into a mesmerizing world which still sounds comfortably familiar and close to heart. “Fourth, Part One” is presented in Digipak format, accompanied by a 32-page booklet."...Equilibrium Music


U.S. version - limited edition 32 page hand sewn hardcover book w/ lyrics & photos (black cd) ref. TTOR409 released by TTO Records/Naregatsi.
European version - digipak w/ 32 page removable booklet of lyrics & photos (white cd) ref. EQM026 released by Equilibrium Music.


released June 1, 2009


Aret Madilian: vocals, keyboards, guitars, bass, harmonica, percussions
Beatrice Valantin: vocals
Mia Bjorlingsson: drums
Gerard Madilian: duduk

Ara Duzian : guitars on Roses & Traffic Lights

All titles written & performed by Deleyaman
Recorded, mixed & mastered by Aret Madilian at Kurna Hata studio in Normandy, France
Co-produced by Aret Madilian & Nareg Hartounian

Lyrics inspired by the poems of E.A. Robinson, E.A. Poe,
K. Gibran, A. Hecht, T. Stickney, R.W. Emerson, T. de Banville, H. Crane

Artwork & photographs by Nils Valdes

(p) 2009 TTO records, Naregatsi Art Institute, Equilibrium Music
(c) 2009 Deleyaman


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Deleyaman is a French-American band founded in 2000 by Aret Madilian, Beatrice Valantin and Gerard Madilian. Their sound can't be pigeon-holed into a single genre, it has been described as enigmatic and poetic. They are the first alternative band to have included the ancient wind instrument, the duduk, in their permanent line-up.

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