Yungchen Lhamo

Yungchen Lhamo is a Tibetan singer-songwriter. She won an Australian Record Industry Association award (ARIA) for best Folk/World/Traditional album, and was then signed by Peter Gabriel's Realworld Record label. Yungchen has performed with Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins) and has sung duets with Natalie Merchant on Ophelia. She collaborated with Annie Lennox on her album Ama. Lhamo's recordings have been used in Seven Years in Tibet and many Tibetan documentaries. Yungchen has also performed at other venues such as London's Royal Festival HallNew York City's Carnegie Hall, and Berlin's Philharmonic Hall.

Yungchen Lhamo

"Pristine, gliding vocal lines."  
The New York Times

"The sheer beauty of her voice: spine-tingling stuff." 
The Guardian (UK)

"Lhamo's devotional songs spun a hypnotic aural image of Tibet's spiritual warmth and resilience."


"Singer Yungchen Lhamo not only charmed with her sweetly broken English and sense of humor – she wowed." 
Rolling Stone

"Tibet's finest vocalist." 
Marie Claire

"Pure, clear, luminous – she sings from the heart to the heart." 
Yoga Journal

"Lhamo carries the weight of the world with the grace of a dove. It's as near to heaven as you're going to get."
The New York Post

The New Yorker