'Nothing short of brilliant.'-Sing Out 'An extraordinary accomplishment'-Dirty Linen' ...one of Collins' most intense works, [it] is not without it's lighter moments; 'Mermaid's Lullabye', (...co-written with [Jane]Yolen), and the jubilant title track offset the album's darker moments.' --Lahri Bond, Dirty Linen Produced by Darleen Wilson Recorded from October - December 1990 at Wendell Recording Studio, Wendell, Massachusetts; and Bay Farm Studio, Duxbury, Massachusetts Mixed at Bay Farm Studio, Duxbury, Massachusetts Engineered by Rick King at Wendell Recording Studio, and by Coleman Rogers at Bay Farm Studio SoundTool Editing by Chris Brown at Person to Person Productions, Litchfield, Connecticut Vocals, piano, guitar, crystal singing bowls - Lui Collins Violin - John Cunningham Cello - Eugene Friesen Additional vocals - Linda Worster Piano on Moondancer and Move to the Now - Jacqueline Schwab Bass - Richard Gates Percussion - Marty Quinn Drums - Tim Griffin Celtic Harp - Lorraine Lee NOTES ON THE SONGS: Moondancer (instrumental) The Dance of the Innocent Hibernation The retreat/the re-emergence. Calling down the Light. Invocation Feeling the anger. Setting out on the Journey. Move to the Now To bless and release what is past. The Holy Instant Doing away with the anger, the pointing of the finger. What am I doing right now to perpetuate the pattern? Clarity. The Dance of Love. Triceps (instrumental) Symbol of Heavenly Power. The Dance of Joy and Release. Blessed Hallelujah! Calling the Light down and in to illuminate the darkness. A song of connection to Creator and to Earth and to all Life. Mermaid's Lullabye The lullabye to the child within, the ocean spirit. Pavel's song. God Bless the Children The memory. The Dance of Pain. The owning of Power. Holy Child Mothering the inner child. The healing power of sound, color, light. Flicker of Light Based on the Ethiopian folk tale. The courage to move into the darkness. The constancy of Light. The Dance of the Angels. Moondancer To be wholly and joyfully and innocently oneself in giddy embrace of the Dance of Life. Hallelujah! All songs written by Lui Collins ©Molly Gamblin Music/BMI except Mermaid's Lullabye, lyrics by Jane Yolen ©1980 Jane Yolen, music by Lui Collins ©1989 Molly Gamblin Music.