Light of the Soul

by Sarab Deva

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Light of the Soul is the exciting first collaboration between Sarab Deva / Nicole Sky, Philipp Schardt and Benny Young

The album was recorded live over four days at B-Home Studios in Hamburg.

Nicole Sky or Sarab Deva is a musician, composer and yogini whose devotional mantra music with high powered melodic vocals and hypnotic rhythms have been captivating audiences throughout Europe, USA and Southern Africa.

Phillipp Schardt is a songwriter and multi instrumentalist. Having collaborated on numerous multiplatinum records in Germany, he has written songs with Artists from Germany, USA, Sweden and South Africa with several Chart positions in German speaking countries. He is also regularly involved with the Berlin Studio Scene (Hansa Tonstudio, Valicon Studios) as a highly sought after session musician.

Benny Young is a guitar player and songwriter. Having toured and played several hundred shows over the years with original bands and major acts for TV and festivals throughout Europe and the USA, he is currently lead guitarist for the German rockband CRUTCH.


released March 7, 2014

Vocals, music composition, English lyrics for Ang Sang Wahe Guru and Happiness is Free : Sarab Deva / Nicole Sky
Musical Directors: Phillipp Schardt and Benny Young
Lead guitar and backing vocals: Benny Young
Bass, guitar, backing vocals: Phillipp Schardt
Percussion and hang drum: Sönke Reich

Executive Producers: Fabian-ji and Sarab Deva / Nicole Sky
Producers: Sarab Deva / Nicole Sky, Phillip Schardt, Benny Young
Sound Engineering: Phillipp Schardt, Benny Young, Sönke Reich
Mastering: Philipp Schardt
Photography: Oliver Sutton
Album Cover Artwork: Fabian-ji



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Sarab Deva Cape Town, South Africa

The singer songwriter Sarab Deva (which means Universal Divinity) is Nicole Sky, previously signed to Sony/BMG Africa in 2003 as Nicole Billingham, and was nominated twice for the South African Music Awards as Best Female Composer in 2004.

Sarab Deva has since turned her music toward mantras from a variety of Sanskrit lineages including Gurmukhi, Hindi, Tibetan and other mantras.
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