The Joy of Nature is a project by LC from the Azores. He plays mostly instrumental acoustic/ambient music, inspired by nature, spirituality and folklore. He used to record under the older name The Joy of Nature and Discipline. At 2006's Summer the 7'' single "The Shepherd's Tea at 7" was released by the American label Little Somebody Records. From 2008 to 2010 The Joy of Nature released the trilogy "The Empty Circle".