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All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
For her first studio album comprised of mostly original material in over a decade, Faithfull enlisted noted composer Angelo Badalamenti who collaborated with David Lynch for the Twin Peaks TV soundtrack to write music for her lyrics and produce. Faithfull is still in rippingly fine voice, and her words still penetrate. But while Badalamenti's densely orchestral arrangements can be effectively noirish, they can also create an inappropriately cold and detached ambience, despite standout tracks like "Flaming September" and "She."
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
For her first studio album comprised of mostly original material in over a decade, Faithfull enlisted noted composer Angelo Badalamenti who collaborated with David Lynch for the Twin Peaks TV soundtrack to write music for her lyrics and produce. Faithfull is still in rippingly fine voice, and her words still penetrate. But while Badalamenti's densely orchestral arrangements can be effectively noirish, they can also create an inappropriately cold and detached ambience, despite standout tracks like "Flaming September" and "She."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/21/1995
  • Label: Polygram Records
  • UPC: 731452409645
  • Catalog Number: 524096

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Prologue (2:03)
  2. 2 Sleep (3:43)
  3. 3 Love In The Afternoon (3:30)
  4. 4 Flaming September (5:01)
  5. 5 She (3:24)
  6. 6 Bored By Dreams (3:08)
  7. 7 Losing (3:52)
  8. 8 The Wedding (3:16)
  9. 9 The Stars Line Up (3:51)
  10. 10 Epilogue (3:12)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Marianne Faithfull Primary Artist, Vocals
Mark Egan Bass
Rufus Reid Bass
Al Brown Viola
Lamar Alsop Viola
Angelo Badalamenti Keyboards
Ann Barak Viola
Julien Barber Viola
Robert Carlisle French Horn
Carmine d'Amico Guitar
Mary Helen Ewing Viola
Lawrence Feldman Flute, Alto Flute
Kenneth Fricker Viola
Vincent Bell Guitar, Mandolin
Gordon Gottlieb Percussion, Drums
Julie Green Cello
Juliet Haffner Viola
Kinny Landrum Keyboards
Beverly Lauridsen Cello
Richard Locker Cello
Samuel Merendino Percussion, Drums
Gene Orloff Violin
Sue Pray Viola
Albert Regni Flute, Alto Flute
Clay Ruede Cello
Mark Orrin Shuman Cello
Pamela Sklar Flute, Alto Flute
Richard Sortomme Viola
Mitsue Takayama Viola
Shelley Woodworth Oboe, Oboe D'amore
Harry Zaratzian Viola
Frederick Zlotkin Cello
Andre Badalamenti Clarinet
Rob Devito Bass
Caroline Levine Viola
Sherry Sylar Oboe, Oboe D'amore
Technical Credits
Angelo Badalamenti Producer
Howie Weinberg Mastering
Shelley Woodworth Contributor
Art Pohlemus Engineer
Noel Webb Composer
Gary Chester Engineer
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