||'Shadow of the Wind' began its life as the score to a silent
movie. Commissioned by BBC Radio Derby's Ashley Franklin to compose the music for the
Valentino silent classic 'The Son of the Sheikh', which was to be played live at an
exclusive screening of the film, Bekki set to work writing music with an Eastern feel to
it. Although the score was unable to be performed live on the night due to technical
problems, the music formed the basis of 'Shadow of the Wind', her second solo release.
from the album have been featured on several compilation albums world-wide. Like Elysian Fields before it, 'Shadow of the Wind', has also
been featured on the German Schwingungen CD's. Additionally, it ranked in the top 10 of
many radio playlists from both Europe and the USA during 1997 and 1998.
Originally called 'Sirocco', (this name was dropped because of the connotations with
the VW car of the same name), 'Shadow of the Wind' continues to receive regular airplay
and excellent reviews world-wide. Bekki's favourite track is 'Azmara' - she likes the way
it 'flows' and the fact that the melody is, in her opinion, one of her strongest and most
Although this album in its original form has long been deleted, due to popular demand
it will shortly be re-issued by AD Music. The re-issue will feature new cover artwork, new
sleevenotes and the bonus track 'Zahira'. Please click here for details.