Spanish soprano Montserrat Caballé is a renowned singer in the classical world.
Apart from classical works she has made some steps into the pop-scene , and she
is best known by a bigger audience through her song ‘Barcelona’, which she
sang together with the late Freddy Mercury. That was back in 1992, when the song
was made as a tribute to the Olympic Games held at the time in Barcelona, Spain.
In 1994 Montserrat Caballé
(named after the monastery of Montserrat) was appointed as a 'Goodwill
Ambassador' for UNESCO.
In 1997 Montserrat Caballé
releases ' Friends
for life', an album filled with duets sung with several other artists. The album
features two tracks with Vangelis.
Tracklist and Credits
following songs on this album were composed, arranged and produced by Vangelis:
|March with me|
|Like a dream|
Lyrics by Montserrat Caballé.
Recorded and mixed by Frederick Rousseau and Philippe Colonna.
Choir conductor: Ivan Cassar.
1997 BMG Classics 74321 42538
1997 March with me/Like
a dream/A rose in December BMG Classics 74321 51214
The songs for this album were recorded in several studios:
Sensible Studios, Master Rock Studios, Angel Studios.
and Montserrat first appear together on the same album in 1995, on special
and limited edition of the ‘Foros Timis
Ston Greko’ album, which is sold
only at the National Gallery museum in Athens, Greece. This album is later
also commercially released in 1998.
also appears on another album of Montserrat, With all my
heart, where he
contributes one song.
1997 Montserrat Caballé appears (together with her daughter Montserrat
Marti) at the opening ceremony of the IAAF World championship Athletics in
Athens, Greece. There she sings both ‘The prayer’ as well as 'March with
is rumored that Vangelis and Montserrat Caballé
recorded an album
together, which for some reason was never released...
For the lyrics of this song, go to
Vangelis and Montserrat
Caballe Friends for