“The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe; to match your nature with Nature.” ~Joseph Campbell




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Our new album, “I Hear You, Mother Earth: Planetary Medicine Music” by Shervin Boloorian contains a timely message of coming home to music as medicine from our natural world.

Shervin Boloorian

We hope these songs serve as an antidote to the fear and anxiety from the current pandemic.

Distance and separation may now cause humanity to reflect on a fundamental disconnect with our Earth.

Like the album title suggests, learning to listen to our natural environment can relieve stress, simplify life and provide healing and natural balance. This is what Bali teaches its guests through its “Tri Hita Kerana” philosophy (see below)

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While we finalize the new album, we would like to offer unlimited listens and a free download of an unreleased track to give you a taste.

Listen in full to the Bali reprise version of “The Medicine Song,” by clicking on the MP3 player below or go to this link on SoundCloud to download the track:

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The full album contains different styles of medicine music for all and is currently available for preorder by donation (suggested $10 USD).

Our release date is set for Earth Day, April 22, 2020. Please donate to get your preorder copy and back Shervin’s self-financed project for global healing and unity (make sure you leave us your email)

The album contains 12 tracks and over 70 minutes of “medicine” songs, and acoustic instruments used for sound healing, from every corner of the globe; almost all of which are presented by Shervin.

Four of the tracks are instrumental. We advise you to listen to the album from start to finish as one continuous musical “journey”.

About Shervin
A celebrated vocalist and accomplished sound healing teacher-trainer based in Bali, Shervin brings his smooth, delicate and often mesmerizing vocals to eight of the 12 tracks on this his third album release, and sings in five languages.

Listeners familiar with Shervin’s signature “Sound Medicine” journeys will recognize this album as a supercharged studio version of those improvised natural sound and live music presentations.

Sound Medicine is based on Fabien Maman’s Tama-Do Sound Harmonizations (Shervin became certified as a sound therapist through the Tama-Do academy in 2011). Sound harmonizations are live therapy concerts with acoustic instruments.

Shervin started Bali’s first sound healing events program in 2012 at The Yoga Barn. Since launching, Shervin has presented Sound Medicine in over a dozen countries, released two albums, and  has been a featured presenter at Google offices in Singapore and at various holistic festivals.

Sound Healing in Bali

Bali and Harmony
More than a medicine music collection, the album contains many nature recordings and pays homage to Balinese ceremonial chants and sounds. Bali culture professes a respect for nature and its philosophy of “Tri-hita Kerana”: harmony with nature, humanity and the unseen divine world, ties in with the album’s theme.

Traditional Bali-style voice and instruments are shared from Sound Healing Bali’s renowned presenter, Gede Artha (Partha) on four of the tracks.

Album Notes

The album is produced by former chart topping “Candy Flip” duo member and music producer, Ric Peet (UK), who assisted on two tracks on Shervin’s Sufi album, “One with the Beloved”. While the music on this album is almost entirely original, Shervin this time incorporates ancient medicine mantras and healing messages from nature and the unseen world in “I Hear You, Mother Earth” Almost all the sounds used are acoustic with no artificial loops used on this album.

There is always hope

“Given the current state of the world, this album’s hopeful message of harmonizing with nature, through naturally soothing sounds, could prove to be an essential key to our survival.” ~Shervin Boloorian

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Here are Shervin’s notes with some info about each track:

  1. The Medicine Song – Triyam Bakham Yaja Mahe is the Sanskrit medicine mantra from India, which is shared for good health and victory over death and disease.
  2. Opening-An authentic opening chant from the Balinese tradition, which calls on nature and asks for forgiveness for all the abundance that humanity uses from her.
  3. Earth Element-Didgeridoo, shaman drum, bongos, rattles, Bali Gong and Symphonic gong are among the instruments shared on this track.
  4.  Water Element- a Medicine Song honoring Oshun- “Ay Ay Oshun, Oromima Oromimayo, Yabado A Yeh Yeh-o” The words and main melody are from this traditional Yoruban song honor the rivers and waterways of the planet, which, according to the Yoruban tradition, are linked to the Goddess Oshun. Thank you Joseph “Pepe” Danza for teaching me this magical melody. I play handpan and kalimba blended with several ocean and water sounds and instruments on this track.
  5.  Wood Element-this contains an Amazonian Icaro, which is a powerful and positive healing invocation.   The translation of this medicine song set to an original melody and music is: “The Great Steamboat of the wind is coming. From the end of the Cosmos it comes, it comes like this; All kinds of magical healers come from inside it, also faeries and doctors, from strange cities in space, strong healers are coming.” ~from Piers Vitebsky’s book “The Shaman”. Bamboo gamelan, and various other wood based instruments are blended with jungle sounds here.
  6. Fire Element- “Tayatha Om Bekhandze, Maha Bekhandze, Radza Samud Gate Soha”, the words of the traditional Buddha medicine mantra, are contained on this track. The translation calls for the elimination of illness, pain, ignorance and suffering. Also included is a second Tibetan Budhist mantra “Om Ma Tri Ni Zu Ru Zu Du Tro Zo Soha,” which is meant for calm, peace and rest, especially for children. Stringed zither is woven with the Spanish guitar as the main accompanying instruments. Chris Soltara adds some guitar accents to this track as well.
  7. Air Element Part I: Native American triple chambered flute is played in this recording accompanied by metal bowls, tubular bells and bird and insect sounds.
  8. Air Element Part II: Egyptian style Bamboo Ney flute also with metal bowls and chimes, provide a Middle Eastern flavor on this track as the notes lengthen and the sound of wind is introduced.
  9. Air/Ether: An atmospheric choral merging of Latin, Celtic, and Balinese melodies and harmonies to provide a launching point into the element of Ether. Award winning choir singer, Hugh Strathern (UK) provides gorgeous high tenor accents that float through, while Gede Artha’s (Indonesia) Bali charm also floats through mysteriously to complete the trio of voices. This track like many others on this album is an improvisational piece.
  10. Ether: a combination of Tibetan and crystal bowls with tubular bells, koshi chimes, wind chimes, meditation bells and other expansive sounds for deep peace.
  11. Closing-Gede Artha returns to share a Balinese chant honoring the sun’s (Surya) partnership with the earth. Gede Artha’s translation of this chant is ”OM… Great Surya, you glow red, I adore You who stays in the middle of a white lotus. I adore You for creating sparkling sunlight.”
  12. The Medicine Song-Triyam Bakham Bali Reprise version. This track features Gede Artha bringing in a traditional version of the Sanskrit chant from India as an overlay to the more contemporary version of the mantra which I sing tubular bells and a stylophone is also included.

All music composed by Shervin Boloorian and inspired by Nature’s Elements and Fabien Maman’s Tama-Do Sound Harmonizations. (except traditional Bali healing chants on tracks 2 and 11)

All Vocals on tracks 1,3,4,5, and 6 by Shervin Boloorian

Lead vocals on track 9 by Shervin Boloorian with backing vocals by Gede Artha and Hugh Strathern

Addition of traditional Sanskrit version of “Triyam Bakham” chant on track 12 by Gede Artha.

All instrumentation by Shervin Boloorian, assisted on tracks 1, 4, 5 (percussion) and 6 (guitar accents) by Chris Soltara, and on track 10 (bells) by Hugh Strathern.

Produced and engineered by Ric Peet. Co-produced by Shervin Boloorian. Recorded in September, 2017 in London. Tracks 2 and 11 and additions to tracks 9 and 12 recorded in Denpasar, Bali in December, 2019.

Special Thanks to Paul, Ric, Thea, Susie, Hugh, Chris, Florence, Bernard, Bahram, Pepe Danza, Fabien Maman, Margot Anand, Mino Vernaghi,  Gary, Fanny, Partha, Dave and Felicity and the people and culture of Bali and Indonesia who have adopted me and taught me so much these recent years. -Shervin, March 2020

Listen to Shervin Boloorian’s other albums here

“Phenomenal. Shervin Boloorian’s Sound Medicine journey was one of the very special highlights of my life,” (his music has the power to create) deep, positive shifts within ourselves and for the good of humanity.”~Candice Meyer, Greenpeace Africa, Johannesburg

Shervin Boloorian’s Third Album, “I Hear You, Mother Earth: Planetary Medicine Music” is currently available for pre-ordering on the Sound Healing Bali website: www.soundhealingbali.com

The track listing and primary instruments of each track are as follows- (runtime roughly 70 minutes)

  1. Medicine Song (Triyam Bakham/ Rudra Mantra- Sanskrit)
  2. Opening (Balinese Chant) featuring Gede Artha
  3. Earth (Aboriginal Didgeridoo)
  4. Water (Yoruban:Afro- South American “Oshun chant”)
  5. Wood (Amazonian “Icaro”)
  6. Fire (Tibetan Medicine Mantra) featuring Chris Soltara
  7. Air: Part 1 (Native Prayer Flute)
  8. Air: Part 2 (Middle Eastern Ney Flute)
  9. Air/Ether (Choral) featuring Gede Artha and Hugh Strathern
  10. Ether (Singing Bowls)
  11. Closing (Balinese Chant) featuring Gede Artha
  12. Medicine Song (Extended Bali Reprise) featuring Gede Artha

Visit: https://shervinboloorian.bandcamp.com/music to listen to Shervin Boloorian’s other music releases.