On their Top 10 list of German music acts of the 90s, broadcaster Deutsche Welle has Enigma as #2, in front of bands such as Scorpions, U96 and Culture Beat. Only Snap! manages to beat Michael Cretu’s Enigma on this prestigious list.
Deutsche Welle writes:
Gregorian chants meet breakbeats: a magic combination, as Enigma came out of nowhere in 1990 to storm the global charts with the single “Sadeness (Part I)”. The identity of the man behind the project remained a mystery for several months, before producer Michael Cretu made himself known as the mastermind. He and Enigma have sold around 50 million records to date.
See the complete list here.