New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
Following their live performance at World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland 2016, to an audience of 1.6 million, the boys have been in the recording studio working on their first brand new release since 2014. The three-time Classical BRIT nominees and You Tube sensations Libera, have completed their long awaited latest studio album, featuring fourteen songs, newly recorded and is available on CD plus digital.
The Libera "Hope" album features a mixture of secular and sacred repertoire for music lovers seeking peace and respite in the midst of today's chaotic world, from the traditional Salve Regina
and the haunting San Damiano to the beloved standards From A Distance and Smile.
Libera are well known in the UK through appearances on programmes such as the BBC's Last Choir Standing, Songs of Praise and Classic FM. The vocal group have travelled the world and have attracted an enormous enthusiastic fan base in many countries, including the US and Canada, Russia, UK, Japan, Philippines, Taiwan, Singapore and Korea.
The distinctive sound of Libera has travelled the world in the last few years. The group's albums have topped both mainstream and classical charts in many countries, and their recordings hold their place in top-tens alongside major artists like Bocelli.
The boys who make up the vocal band Libera have been described as "normal" and "ordinary". However, as their recordings and performances demonstrate, the music they produce is truly extraordinary. With shimmering, mystical chords and ecstatic harmonies, they are unlike any other group you have ever heard. These are truly sounds to lift the soul. Celestial sounds for a new time.
The singers of Libera, aged seven to sixteen, attend different local schools in South London and come from a variety of backgrounds. Although they are boys and they sing, they do not think of themselves as choirboys, but rather as an alternative kind of boy band.
While the unique sound of Libera may be impossible to pigeonhole, its universal appeal has endeared the group to fans all over the world, particularly in the US, the UK, the Philippines, South Korea and Japan, where their CDs top the mainstream and classical charts and where they pack concert halls appearing in their trademark flowing white robes on imaginatively lit stages.
1. Salve Regina
2. Dreaming of Home
5. Stabat Mater
7. From a Distance
8. Three Ravens
10. Wayfaring Stranger
11. Hymn to Mary
12. San Damiano
13. Venite Adoramus