One Particular Harbour

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All Music Guide - Ronnie D. Lankford
For many listeners, Jimmy Buffett's late-'70s work left something to be desired. The head parrot had gone domestic and albums like Somewhere Over China and Coconut Telegraph seemed more like afterthoughts than inspired artifacts. Against this backdrop, One Particular Harbour 1983 was something like a comeback, with Buffett's best batch of songs since Son of a Son of a Sailor in 1978. Mellow ballads with a soft rock production like "Stars on the Water," "California Promises," and "Twelve Volt Man" presented the former party animal as a thoughtful dreamer. There are also pleasant pieces like "Distantly in Love" and "Why You Wanna Hurt My Heart?," which find Buffett in ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ronnie D. Lankford
For many listeners, Jimmy Buffett's late-'70s work left something to be desired. The head parrot had gone domestic and albums like Somewhere Over China and Coconut Telegraph seemed more like afterthoughts than inspired artifacts. Against this backdrop, One Particular Harbour 1983 was something like a comeback, with Buffett's best batch of songs since Son of a Son of a Sailor in 1978. Mellow ballads with a soft rock production like "Stars on the Water," "California Promises," and "Twelve Volt Man" presented the former party animal as a thoughtful dreamer. There are also pleasant pieces like "Distantly in Love" and "Why You Wanna Hurt My Heart?," which find Buffett in a confessional singer/songwriter mode. Of course, it wouldn't be a typical Jimmy Buffett album without a couple of humorous songs. While "I Used to Have Money One Time" is a bit obnoxious, "Honey Do" and "We Are the People Our Parents Warned Us About" tell fun tales about being single and growing older. The album also has a bouncy version of "Brown Eyed Girl." One Particular Harbour may not qualify as classic Buffett, but it did prove that he still had a thing or two to say after the party was over. Like Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes, it's also the type of album that's perfect for a weekend getaway at the beach.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/1990
  • Label: Mca
  • UPC: 076731109428
  • Catalog Number: 31094
  • Sales rank: 16,779

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jimmy Buffett Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Earl Klugh Guitar
David Lasley Vocals
Bonnie Bramlett Vocals
Frank Bama Vocals
Errol Crusher Bennett Percussion
Max Betton Drums, Saxophone
Dan Burns Bass
Sam Clayton Percussion
Bob Glaub Bass
Robert Greenidge Drums
David Jackson Bass
Russ Kunkel Drums
Josh Leo Guitar
Debbie McCall Vocals
Arnold McCutler Vocals
Vince Melamed Synthesizer
Thom Mooney Drums
Jim Shea Percussion
Mike Utley Keyboards
Technical Credits
Jimmy Buffett Producer
Art Neville Composer
Michael Utley Composer, Producer
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