Silence
 

CURIOSITIES

SHYAM – SKRITI SIJ LJUDI
ZKP RTV Slovenija, 2010

In 2010, Benko collaborated with Shyam, an alternative act led by frontman and songwriter Miloš Radosavljević. Benko performed C'mon, a song from the band's third album, Skriti sij ljudi (Mankind's Hidden Lustre).


HELIUM VOLA – FÜR EUCH, DIE IHR LIEBT
Chrom Records, 2009

Ernst Horn (Deine Lakaien, Helium Vola) and Silence have collaborated thrice so far. In 1999, Horn remixed Scream, Greeneyes, a track from Silence's 2nd album, Unlike a Virgin. The remix was released on the Son Of Sin Maxi Single. In 2000, Benko performed The Cliffs Of Norway, a haunting piece written by Horn for the Subout compilation. The last collaboration took place in 2009. This time, Benko interpreted Escoutatz and Darkness, Darkness, two songs from Helium Vola's 3rd album, Für Euch, die Ihr Liebt.

More information: www.helium-vola.de


TRANS SLOVENIA EXPRESS VOL. 2
Mute Records, 2005

On July 25 2005, Mute Records released the follow up to Trans Slovenia Express (1994), a collection of Kraftwerk classics reinterpreted by Slovene acts. Silence arranged, recorded, and produced two tracks for Volume 2: Hall Of Mirrors (the previously released duet with Anne Clark) and Radioactivity (performed by the Rožmarinke string quartet). The compilation also features tracks by Laibach, Siddharta, Torul, and others.


ROŽMARINKE (SPECIAL 2CD EDITION)
Pat Kar Projekt, 2004

In 2004, Rožmarinke released a limited edition of their debut album. The release contains an extra CD with two songs written and produced by Silence: God Forsaken Country (a rearrangement of the same-titled track from Silence's 2nd album, Unlike A Virgin) and Cliché, the runner-up of the Slovene selection for the 2004 Eurovision Song Contest.


SUBOUT – VARIOUS ARTISTS
Basic Unit Productions and Waldorf Electronics, 2000

The Subout compilation features The Cliffs of Norway, a haunting ballad written by Ernst Horn. The song features Benko.