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Glass's earlier works - from Music In Similar Motion (1969) through the operas Einstein on the Beach (1976), Satyagraha (1980) and Akhnaten (1983) - had won him respect and influence within the musical world. But it was Koyaanisqatsi, which was finally issued in 1983 after several years in the making, that marked the composer's first great popular success.

Indeed, it could be argued that Koyaanisqatsi, a collaboration with the filmmaker Godfrey Reggio, has proved the most influential mating of cinema and music… read more



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  • Best film score of all time.
  • Where's the rest??????????????? about 10 tracks missing same on spotify, whats going on???
  • This is some really awesome music!
  • Always an enticing listen.
  • thats enough
  • There are at least 5 bands, whic go under the name Koyaanisqatsi. 1) Chicago-based band led by Dave Collis (http://koyaanisqatsi.bandcamp.com/), now called My Dad. 2) a skapunk band from spain (http://www.koyaanisqatsi.org.es) 3) a punkrock band from germany (http://www.strassenkehrer-abm.org) 4) a canadian indie band (http://www.koyaanisqatsi.ca/) 5) a Polish band. :)
  • Incredible film. Incredible soundtrack.
  • Amazing. Nothing else to say.
  • Too good to be true
  • gripping and utterly hypnotizing.

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