Label: ZYX Music - ZYX 11272-2 • Format: 2x, CD Compilation • Country: Germany • Genre: Electronic • Style: Downtempo, Ambient
The Buddha Bar compilation albums are a widely acclaimed series of compilation albums issued by the Buddha Bar barrestaurantand hotel franchise created by Yiddish Mame - Gabriele Coen - Yiddish Melodies In Jazz Raymond Visan and DJ and interior designer Claude Challe  in Paris, France. Following its establishment, the Buddha Bar "became a reference among foreign yuppies and wealthy tourists visiting the city",  and "has spawned numerous imitators",  becoming popular in part because of the DJ's choice of eclectic, avant-garde music.
It became known internationally for issuing popular compilations of loungechill-out music and world musicalso under the Buddha Bar brandreleased by George V Rain Sunday - Various - The World Of Guitar Chill.
Buddha Bar began issuing compilations inand has since "made a name for itself with its Zen lounge music CDs and remains a hit — especially with tourists". Ina Billboard Magazine critic placed the compilation in his "top ten" musical events of the year, stating of proprietor Claude Challe that "[t]he legendary master of pop and dance music in France has aroused the attention of the global chill-out community with this series of mixed compilations", and concluding that "Buddha Bar is not only a Master Blaster - Various - Meddley Reggae Revolution restaurant in France but also one of the best music experiments to come out of France in the past few years".
Challe quit his partnership in and returned to Rain Sunday - Various - The World Of Guitar Chill where he subsequently opened the internationally acclaimed Buddha Bar. Challe compiled and produced the first two Buddha Bar albums. Mixed by DJ Ravin. Mixed by David Visan. Mixed by Sam Popat.
Cheng" Operatica — "Mon Amour". Julee Cruise — "Fragment Two Mashti — "Indusufi" DJ Ravin feat. CD 1 Xiangqi 70 min: 48 s Nitin Sawnhey feat.
V" Hardage feat. Medhi Mouelhi feat. Marcella Puppini — "Stop Googling Me! Terry Grant — "Tarareando" Riva Starr feat.