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Le Roi Est Mort, Vive Le Roi!

Le Roi est mort, vive le Roi! (French for "The King is dead. Long live the King.") is a 1996 album created by the music project Enigma. It is Enigma's third album, following The Cross of Changes, released three years earlier.

Released on 25 November 1996, the album reached to the top spot in Norway's top 40 charts and third in the whole of Europe. Two singles from the album, "Beyond the Invisible" and "T.N.T. for the… read more



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  • As a collector of Enigma's music since the release of MCMXC a.D. (ltd edition), this is another striking album. Their first album hooked me. I was sadly "let down" with the Cross of Changes album, but this (their 3rd album) came out, it rekindled my spark for Enigma. And THE PACKAGING of this CD is INCREDIBLE. The transparent, plastic pages fold together meticulously to form the cover that you see now - unfolded: the actual cover doesn't exist. Brilliant concept! Sadly the albums that followed didn't fully grab me musically until the Seven Lives, Many Faces album... thankfully.
  • first
  • Enigma at the top of their time ... especially why & Morhing thru time are so great spheric great !!!
  • Greatest album ever made. This isn't music, it's a work of art :)
  • my favourite Enigma album, it's the first album i ever owned... sorry about my english but i think "Le Roi Esto Mort, Vive Le Roi!!!" is something that was said when a king died and a new one was crowned, it's related to evolution and the passing from a state to another, the album is about that (morphing thru time)
  • The best one!
  • just love it great !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • my favourite album =) i love it! [2]
  • i just want to know why did i heard a song 'le roi est mort, vive le roi' outside, in nature, where no speaker was possible to hear?
  • 2nd best Enigma album, after MCMXC a.D.

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