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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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  • Avatar for FaiAhmed
    Best film score of all time.
  • Avatar for TarquinMcLusky
    Where's the rest??????????????? about 10 tracks missing same on spotify, whats going on???
  • Avatar for CoboldChrysalis
    This is some really awesome music!
  • Avatar for ilkovsky
    Always an enticing listen.
  • Avatar for bonalessai
    thats enough
  • Avatar for bonalessai
    There are at least 5 bands, whic go under the name Koyaanisqatsi. 1) Chicago-based band led by Dave Collis (, now called My Dad. 2) a skapunk band from spain ( 3) a punkrock band from germany ( 4) a canadian indie band ( 5) a Polish band. :)
  • Avatar for Emileheskey_666
    Incredible film. Incredible soundtrack.
  • Avatar for Tetrahedrus
    Amazing. Nothing else to say.
  • Avatar for TheDarthsala
    Too good to be true
  • Avatar for zoraxx
    gripping and utterly hypnotizing.

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