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LIVE Song of the Moment: The Green, Concert for the Rainforest 2008


Here are the current released works of Christopher Bingham, and some unreleased, in mp3 format. The music is meant to be shared. If you really like the songs and want us to succeeed, please buy your own copy of the cd from us, or in another store, or download from one of the many download sites. Send your friends links to the site. By purchasing our stuff, you're acting as an art patron. Thank you for making the music happen!

All music is available for one stop, 200% owned, sync licensing in films, television shows, advertisements and other potential commercial uses. If you'd like to license any of these tracks, please contact Christopher Bingham at chris@bonepoets.com or call 360 862-8762 (Pacfic time) to make it happen.




Bone Poets Orchestra
Edge of the Western World

Released in September 2016.

Edge of the Western World Cover

You can purchase Edge of the Western World by clicking HERE
Backing / Instrumental tracks are marked INS

01) Edge of the Western World (Throwin' a Party) LYRICS MP3 INS
02) Walk into the Sun LYRICS MP3 INS
03) Death Went Dancing LYRICS MP3 INS
04) What the Night Sky Knows (Fuck if I know) LYRICS MP3 INS
05) Everyone (Nothing You Can Do About It) LYRICS MP3 INS
06) Infinity LYRICS MP3 INS
07) Tessellations LYRICS MP3 INS
08) The Golden West LYRICS MP3 INS



Bone Poets Orchestra
Ecstasy in the Ruins - 2014



You can purchase Ecstasy in the Ruins by clicking HERE
Backing / Instrumental tracks are marked INS

1) Contact / Strangeworld LYRICS MP3
1A) Strangeworld stand alone MP3
2) Trouble Look Away LYRICS MP3 INS
3) Ecstasy in the Ruins LYRICS MP3 INS
4) Sex Change Ray Gun LYRICS MP3 INS
5) Seven Sisters LYRICS MP3
6) Nightbird Sing LYRICS MP3 INS
7) Guru LYRICS MP3 INS
8) Walls Are Falling LYRICS MP3 INS
9) Diggin' In LYRICS MP3



Bone Poets Orchestra
Atheist Anthems - 2011


Atheist Anthems is a compilation cd of many of the best atheist oriented tunes that we recorded as Gaia Consort.
Plus a couple of new tunes.
You can purchase Atheist Anthems by clicking HERE
Backing / Instrumental tracks are marked INS


1) Solstice Call LYRICS MP3
2) Secret Voices LYRICS MP3
3) Evolve LYRICS MP3 INS
4) Illumination(2001) / Secret of the Rain LYRICS MP3
5) Just Because LYRICS MP3
6) Why Can't We Just (Explicit) LYRICS MP3
7) Secret of the Crossroads Devil LYRICS MP3
8) Cry Freedom LYRICS MP3
09) The Scythe LYRICS MP3 INS
10) Night Waits / Change the Way Things Are LYRICS MP3
11) Cold Winter Comin' LYRICS MP3
12) No Shadows LYRICS MP3
13) Family (live) LYRICS MP3



Bone Poets / Gaia Consort
Vitus Dance - 2007 / 2011

Bone Poets Orchestra Vitus Dance cd cover Gaia Conosort Vitus Dance cd cover

In 2011, we re-releasd Vitus Dance as the first Bone Poets Record. It's psychedelic focus is much more evident than Gaia Consort records and many of the songs are in the permanent live playlist - ones we almost always perform. In my thinking, it was the first Bone Poets record. I also made the decision to make "Turtles All the Way Down" and "Vitus Dance" one track, since Turtles was always meant as the intro.

You can purchase Vitus Dance by clicking HERE

1) Twilight Calling LYRICS MP3
2) Only Now LYRICS MP3
3) Dirty Little Secret LYRICS MP3
4) Oracle LYRICS MP3
5) All We've Got LYRICS MP3
6) Heather in the Mead LYRICS MP3
7) Face in the Clouds LYRICS MP3
8) Turtles All the Way Down / Vitus Dance LYRICS MP3
9) Perils of Poly LYRICS MP3
10) Goodnight LYRICS MP3
11) The Green LYRICS MP3
12) Mercy LYRICS MP3



Bone Poets Orchestra
Belladonna Smiles - 2010


Belladonna Smiles album cover

You can purchase Belladonna Smiles by clicking HERE
Backing / Instrumental tracks are marked "INS."

1) Rising LYRICS MP3
2) Spin LYRICS MP3
3) Smells Like Rain LYRICS MP3 INS
4) Pleasure of the Sky LYRICS MP3
5) Scarborough Fair LYRICS MP3
6) Interlude at Sunset Inst. INS INS
7) Belladonna Smiles LYRICS MP3 INS
8) It All Disappears LYRICS MP3
09) Pennies for Our Eyes LYRICS MP3
10) Yes! LYRICS MP3
11) Christmas Down South LYRICS MP3
12) Gathering Light LYRICS MP3
13) Bodies at Midnight LYRICS MP3



Gaia Consort
Evolve - 2004

 Evolve cover. We move like we're dancing surrounded by halos of light!!

You can purchase Evolve by clicking HERE

1) Evolve LYRICS MP3 INS
2) The Scythe LYRICS MP3
3) Night Waits INSTR MP3
4) Change the Way Things Are LYRICS MP3
5) Watching LYRICS MP3
6) Cold Winter Comin' LYRICS MP3
7) No Shadows LYRICS MP3
8) Moon She Rises LYRICS MP3
9) Aradia LYRICS MP3
10) Drawing Down the Moon LYRICS MP3
11) Solstice Call LYRICS MP3
12) Peace Now LYRICS MP3
13) Scythe (reprise) LYRICS MP3



Gaia Consort
Secret Voices - 2001

Thus spake man with a tin cup and string!

OUT OF PRINT - BUT DOWNLOADS ARE FOREVER!

1) Secret Womb of Night LYRICS MP3
2) Blood LYRICS MP3
3) Every Sacred Thing LYRICS MP3
4) Cry Freedom LYRICS MP3
5) 300 Channels of Static LYRICS MP3
6) Three LYRICS MP3
7) The Web LYRICS MP3
8) Illumination INSTR MP3
9) Secret of the Rain LYRICS MP3
10) All the Light in the World LYRICS MP3
11) Beltane Fires LYRICS MP3
12) Secret Voices LYRICS MP3




Gaia Consort
Gaia Circles - 1999

Where's Chris's hand? Nasty boy!

You can purchase Gaia Circles by clicking HERE!


1) Just Because LYRICS MP3
2) Gathering LYRICS MP3
3) Darkwing LYRICS MP3
4) Grey Places INSTR MP3
5) The Old Ones LYRICS MP3
6) Move to the Country LYRICS MP3
7) Gaia Circles LYRICS MP3
8) Sweet Emptiness LYRICS MP3
9) The Rede LYRICS MP3
10) Secret of the Crossroads Devil LYRICS MP3
11) Ravens LYRICS MP3



Christopher Bingham
Angel and the Hanged Man - 1995

I'll only speak with the boss.

OUT OF PRINT - BUT DOWNLOADS ARE FOREVER!



1) South of Ritzville LYRICS MP3
2) Taste It All LYRICS MP3
3) Fighting Words LYRICS MP3
4) The Suicide Place LYRICS MP3
5) Going Under LYRICS MP3
5a) Mater Terra LYRICS
5b) Invocation LYRICS
5c) Dreamtime Now LYRICS
6) The Web LYRICS MP3
7) Moon in Your Teeth LYRICS MP3
8) Family LYRICS MP3
9) Ritzville LYRICS MP3




Christopher Bingham
The Burning - 1993

Ah youth!

OUT OF PRINT - BUT DOWNLOADS ARE FOREVER!
Click HERE to buy some and support the band!
THANKS!


1) Falling LYRICS MP3
2) This Moment LYRICS MP3
3) Cooling His Fire LYRICS MP3
4) Father Christmas LYRICS MP3
5) The Long Conversation LYRICS MP3
6) Wouldn't Lie To You LYRICS MP3
7) Something in the Wind LYRICS MP3
8) In Good Time LYRICS MP3
9) Genesis LYRICS MP3
10) The Burning LYRICS MP3




Soundtrack Pieces

This section is a place for potential soundtrack bits, in mp3, including some basic tracks without vocals from our records, and instrumental versions and pieces from the records that are instrumentals by design.
Everything is available in .wav format. Contact me at chris@bonepoets.com if these interest you for a project.

Squall Guitar, violin cello. Minor key depiction of a short rain squall long version 2:15 short version 1:40 short version guitar only 1:40

Night Waits

Tense string trio piece, in minimalist straight 8/8

Interlude at Sunset

Wistful string trio piece 1:47

Grey Places

Pensive cello and guitar. Originally written for fretless bass, I have plans to record with trumpet lead.

Christopher Bingham
Mountains and Oceans
Orchestral Piece

Mountains and Oceans cover

Started in 1980 and finished in 2014, the chamber orchestra version was performed by the Octava Chamber Orchestra on July 27, 2014.
I have plans to record the full orchestra version in the coming years. It all depends on fundraising.



Octava Chamber Orchestra
July 27, 2014



Always the Sirens - 1987

Abandon ye hope!

OUT OF PRINT - This is stuff that I wrote and recorded in college. I probably wouldn't try to sell this today, but if you really want to hear the early stuff, here it is.


In the Dark MP3
Going Under MP3
The Otherworld MP3
Til I'm Really Free MP3
Illumination MP3





Christopher Bingham Group - Senior Thesis 1986

Abandon ye hope!

A few bits from my senior thesis concert at Evergreen. I wrote and performed almost two hours of music for it. I have always been lucky to get to play with amazing musicians.



Howling at the Moon INSTRUMENTAL MP3
The Night is Full of Whispers INSTRUMENTAL MP3





Christopher Bingham
A Warm Night's Song 1980

Abandon ye hope!

NEVER BEEN PRINTED (Probably never will be) - a small selection from my first set of recordings. I wrote and recorded this during the spring and sunmmer of 1980 at The Evergreen State College as part of an independent project. I wouldn't try to sell this today, but if you can get past the sound quality and hear the composition underneath the instruments, some of it could be useful.


1) A Warm Night's Song LYRICS MP3
2) Penny for the Sweeper LYRICS MP3
3) Love Potion Intstrumental MP3
5) Willowinds LYRICS MP3





This music is meant to be shared - we hope that when you download the complete MP3s, you share them with your friends, and we also hope you can support us by buying cd or two along the way. We're trying to strike a balance between helping people to share the music and keeping the business side of the music viable enough to make it pay for itself.

We put the lyrics to the songs up here to help folks who want to sing along, learn the tunes, explore the ideas. We reserve all copyrights - music, lyrics and arrangements. If you want to use the music or words or commercial purposes, contact Christopher Bingham, chris@bonepoets.com for written permission. Each song should print on one page...



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