Jade Music / Milan Records Offer "99 Essential Chants" for 99 Cents on June 20, 2009, Just in Time for Father's Day

On June 20, 2009, Jade Music/ Milan Records in an exclusive partnership with Amazon.com bring you "99 Essential Chants" for only 99 cents.

Los Angeles, CA, June 07, 2009 --(PR.com)-- The 99 Chant bundle will be available in full for 99 cents on June 20th, 2009.

After the success of 99 Perfectly Relaxing Songs – a collection of high quality classical and sacred compositions that charted #28 on the Billboard Top 200 the first week of its release, Amazon.com and Jade Music/Milan Records are partnering again to release 99 Essential Chants.

On Saturday June 20, 2009, Amazon.com will offer the 99-song mp3 bundle for $0.99 and promote the collection as “Deal of the Day” in their mp3 store. The bundle download of all 99 chants is released on Tuesday June 16 for $5.99. After the promotional period on Saturday June 20, the price will increase again to $5.99.

99 Essential Chants (www.amazon.com/dp/B002C1ZYVA) is a one-of-a-kind collection of first-rate chants from around the world. It is a window into cultures that express their heritage and tradition through the universal and timeless language of chant. “This collection shows the astonishing diversity of chant music that we have released over the past 20 years,” explains Stefan Karrer, Head of Jade Music U.S. “It is a testimony of the vitality and popular resurgence of this genre.”

The release includes gospel, Tibetan, Eastern Orthodox, Mayan, Gypsy, Tahitian, African, Baroque and Gregorian chants. Chant aficionados will discover choir music from the USA, France, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Brazil, Argentina, Poland, Russia, the Balkans, Tibet, and Syria among others.

Featured on the album is the world-renowned choir of the Abbey of Santo Domingo de Silos in Spain, which sold millions of copies of their album Chant in the early 1990s. Additional artists include, the Byzantine Choir of Greece & Lycourgos Angelopoulos, the Lama Karta, the Armenian Choir of Sofia, Gospel Dream, the Coro Exaudi de Cuba, Swati Natekar, and many more.

“The success of 99 Perfectly Relaxing Songs was beyond our expectations,” explains Nick Bobetsky, Senior Vice President of Milan Records. “It clearly showed that there is significant demand for this type of music. We are thrilled to partner again with Amazon.com on 99 Essential Chants and introduce Jade Music to many new people.”

This deep-discount mp3 release is an effort by Jade Music/Milan Records to choose an ideal music retailer to reach a large consumer base that appreciates high quality chant music. This partnership also aims at helping consumers to get high quality music at a very attractive price during these challenging economic times.

Jade Music/Milan Records are distributed labels through ADA in the U.S., Universal in France, JVC/Victor in Japan and Warner Music in the rest of the world.

Milan Records
Stefan Karrer
818 849 3349