YOU RAISE ME UP – the collection



– the collection

Year: 2018
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The very best secrets are too good to keep to ourselves – we are compelled to share them. Which explains how Secret Garden have spread their music to all corners of the globe, enchanting audiences with melodies that bewitch, beguile and becalm the troubled soul.

Over two decades together, the Irish-Norwegian neo-classical duo of Rolf Løvland and Fionnuala Sherry have sold millions of records and amassed a trophy cabinet containing 113 platinum discs.

More – much more – than that, they have soundtracked the lives of families from Dublin to Denver and Bergen to Beijing, filling their hearts with joy and sadness, solace and comfort. That’s something that cannot be measured in sales figures.

Secret Garden’s career-spanning collection ‘You Raise Me Up: The Collection’ showcases the magical melodies that happen when Rolf’s piano compositions and Fionnuala’s violin playing come together in perfect harmony.

The retrospective includes ‘Nocturne’, the song that kick-started their journey by winning the Eurovision Song Contest in Ireland – for Norway – in 1995, and ‘You Raise Me Up’, the most-covered song of the 21st century.

But there’s far more to Secret Garden than those two songs. For a start, most of their other tunes are instrumental, the inspired combination of Rolf and Fionnuala’s “songs without words” that have enchanted devoted admirers all over the world.

A glance through the testimonials on YouTube tells the remarkable story of the emotional impact Secret Garden has made on people of all ages in every corner of the planet. Young mothers have used it to lull their babies to sleep. Sick children have found it eases their pain. Couples have fallen in love and married to it. Older people have used it to keep loneliness at bay. It’s even a popular choice at funerals.

What unites them all is the emotional tug of melodies that take the listener on a journey to a place deep in their heart. For one person that might be a spiritual voyage, for others it is a personal odyssey. “To me, our music is always storytelling,” says Rolf. 

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Posted November 29th, 8:39 am

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Here’s a video from the recording process of ‘Mary’s Lament’. It’s a re-recording of our Christmas song from 2011. You can find & enjoy the whole song on our YouTube channel 🙌 See MoreSee Less

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Amo a música de vocês.Meu sonho é assistir ao vivo uma apresentação de vocês, mas, moro no Nordeste do Brasil e ñ tenho condições de ir até vocês. Sempre escuto as músicas belíssimas que vocês tocam, fazem bem pra minha alma. Tenho 70 anos, mas faz tempo que acompanho vocês

This song is amazing. And those vocals…my goodness. I've never heard anything more angelic!

Cuidem- se pra terem muita saúde e continuarem alegrando a vida de muita gente, Fionnuala Sherry e Rolf Lovland. Abraços!

Quite beautiful and so spiritual! I love it❣🎶

Love it!

I love this song so much!

Cathrine has an Amazing voice….

Once again, thank you so so much. I also hope you guys would have full of joy and those who are under pressure could move on as i did.
Listen to a song from Secrect Garden.

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Posted November 28th, 3:29 pm

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«De har laget årets beste nye juleplate»

«They have made the best Christmas album this year»

Thank you! 🙏🏼
#rolfløvland Fionnuala Sherry Cathrine Iversen Official See MoreSee Less

«De har laget årets beste nye juleplate» 
«They have made the best Christmas album this year» 
Thank you! 🙏🏼
#RolfLøvland Fionnuala Sherry Cathrine Iversen Official

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I love it. Plus I enjoy hearing singing in a different language.

This is a beautiful Christmas album!

So beautiful. Have been a fan of your music for years. Best so far.

It's indeed beautiful. And though I don't understand Norwegian, I like that some tracks are using it. Benefit of it is that I can even play them the whole year and no one in my home will notice that I'm playing Christmas music in the summer 😁

Vi bara älskar den!!





I am so glad Rolf didn‘t take his own prediction too seriously, when he said that the seasonal Winter Poem would be as close as Secret Garden would ever get to a Christmas album😉 Sacred Night is a brilliant album! I love it, especially Sacred Night. Cathrines beautiful voice, clear as a bell, fits perfectly. This album is one of the few highlights in this strange year. Thank you and take care of yourselves!

Divina músicas pra alma

Just ordered three copies.

Aleg Bouwman…. ehhh….

Dette må jo være flere øyne på terningen enn SG tidligere har fått til sammen i den avisen? 😂

Hvor kan man få kjøpt den? Platekompaniet (på nett) har den ikke på lager, og det finnes ikke lenger platebutikker i mils omkrets….

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Posted November 21st, 3:26 pm

Secret Garden

Have a listen to the track ‘Mørketid’ (‘Winter Darkness’) from our new album! The line “to overcome the darkness” took on a double meaning this year ♥️
The whole song can be found on YouTube:
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The whole Sacred Night release is a masterpiece. I’ve even been inspired to learn Norwegian!😀. Cathrine Iversen’s voice is incredible and all who are involved in making this wonderful piece of work should be commended.

This is so lovely, gentle and peaceful. Thank you

Why no English lyrics available on the CD sleeve, not even the song titles ?

Secret Garden never disappoints❤🎶🎶🎶🎶


Música belíssima

Terrible mouth masks🥱 why????




Bella melodía!

Bent Høie

💖 these songs and music. Especially the violin 🎻

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Posted November 16th, 12:17 pm

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Thank you @applemusic for supporting our new Christmas album “Sacred Night” 💝
Click to listen on Apple Music:
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Thank you @applemusic for supporting our new Christmas album “Sacred Night” 💝
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Quando vem para o Brazil ?

Colleen Roberts

Will it be on Amazon?

I've been listening to this album so many times. Thanks for a great album!

Posted November 15th, 10:06 am

Secret Garden

Watch the video of ‘Sagnet om Julerosen’ (‘The Legend of the Christmas Rose’) with authentic footage from the studio recording 🎥💙
The full video (with subtitles) can be enjoyed on YouTube:

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Terrible not working mouth mask.The sound is beautiful

Vakkert! 🤗

I love her voice as much as I love Fionnuala and Rolf❣
I could listen til eternity!

It’s a beautiful album!

So Beautiful 🌹

Can’t wait for the album’s arrival!

Lee S Richardson

So beautiful!



Gorgeous voice!!❤

Simply beautiful, a gorgeous pure voice ❤️❤️


Beautiful music.





Beautyful voice ❤❤ I love SG

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