Chant in Popular Culture

In 1994, an album of chants recorded in the 1970s by Spanish Benedictine Monks was a surprise bestseller. The album reached #3 on the Billboard 200 chart, and was certified double-platinum.

Chant also figures in the soundtrack of the anime Vision of Escaflowne:

And in the theme music of the Xbox game Halo: Combat Evolved:

And in “Sadeness Part I” by the musical project Enigma:

And in Monty Python and the Holy Grail:






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