Love is Awake, David Newman's tenth CD, is a groundbreaking collection of songs in English that embody a message of hope, inner strength and peaceful resolve. The music reflects David’s artful craft as a singer-songwriter and his mastery at conveying the power of ancient healing mantras.
For Love is Awake, David (aka Durga Das) collaborates with percussionist Jamey Haddad and bassist Bakithi Kumalo of Paul Simon’s band, as well as a cast of gifted musicians including his wife Mira, multi instrumentalist Philippo Franchini, and vocalist Jo Lawry of Sting’s band.
Love is Awake is an uplifting and heartfelt recording delivered by a seasoned troubadour who has been inspiring listeners around the globe for over a decade! Love is Awake is an iTunes World Music #1 Bestseller!
David Newman is a renowned sacred chant master, recording artist, singer/songwriter, author and inspirational teacher. David, has released numerous CDs, and has toured steadily for over ten years to a devoted fanbase worldwide. David is also the author of the #1 Amazon best seller, The Timebound Traveler. He has been featured on NPR's All Things Considered and in The Washington Post among many others. David lives with his family just outside of Philadelphia.