Marianne Faithfull - A Perfect Stranger: The Island Anthology (CD)

Marianne Faithfull

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    Spanning 17 years, this retrospective is the first comprehensive overview of Marianne Faithful's recordings for the Island label, beginning with her stunning breakthrough, Broken English.
    Categories
    RockPopMusic
    Category
    1. Performer
    2. Pop Vocal
    3. Cabaret
    Number of Items
    1
    Title
    A Perfect Stranger - The Island Years
    Media
    CD
    BarCode
    731452457929
    Country of Origin
    USA / Canada
    Label
    Polygram
    Distributor
    Universal Distribution
    Mono / Stereo
    Stereo
    Format
    CD
    Barcode
    731452457929
    Previews

    Spin (12/98, p.179) - "...a cabaret fetish past perfection; she's bitterness' sweetheart..."
    CMJ (12/21/98, p.30) - "...Marianne Faithfull's dark, raspy voice was the bridge between cabaret queen Edith Piaf and modern pop, and this anthology reminds us of its expressive power..."

    Tracks
    1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Broken English
    2. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] For Beauty's Sake
    3. [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] So Sad
    4. [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Truth Bitter Truth
    5. [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] The Blue Millionaire
    6. [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] Falling From Grace
    7. [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] Running For Our Lives
    8. [ Disc 01 Track 16 ] Ballad Of The Soldier's Wife
    9. [ Disc 01 Track 17 ] Trouble In Mind (The Return)
    10. [ Disc 01 Track 18 ] Boulevard Of Broken Dreams
    11. [ Disc 01 Track 19 ] Yesterdays
    12. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Witches' Song
    13. [ Disc 01 Track 20 ] Strange Weather
    14. [ Disc 01 Track 21 ] Gloomy Sunday
    15. [ Disc 01 Track 22 ] Hello Stranger
    16. [ Disc 01 Track 23 ] As Tears Go By
    17. [ Disc 01 Track 24 ] A Perfect Stranger
    18. [ Disc 01 Track 25 ] Conversation On A Barstool
    19. [ Disc 01 Track 26 ] A Waste Of Time
    20. [ Disc 01 Track 27 ] Isolation
    21. [ Disc 01 Track 28 ] Blazing Away
    22. [ Disc 01 Track 29 ] When I Find My Life (Live)
    23. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Guilt
    24. [ Disc 01 Track 30 ] Times Square (Live)
    25. [ Disc 01 Track 31 ] Ghost Dance
    26. [ Disc 01 Track 32 ] Sleep
    27. [ Disc 01 Track 33 ] Love In The Afternoon
    28. [ Disc 01 Track 34 ] Bored By Dreams
    29. [ Disc 01 Track 35 ] She
    30. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] The Ballad Of Lucy Jordan
    31. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Working Class Hero
    32. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Why D'Ya Do It
    33. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Sister Morphine
    34. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Sweetheart
    35. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Intrigue
    36. [ Disc 02 Track 01 ] Ballad Of The Soldier's Wife
    37. [ Disc 02 Track 10 ] Conversation On A Barstool
    38. [ Disc 02 Track 11 ] A Waste Of Time
    39. [ Disc 02 Track 12 ] Isolation
    40. [ Disc 02 Track 13 ] Blazing Away
    41. [ Disc 02 Track 14 ] When I Find My Life
    42. [ Disc 02 Track 15 ] Times Square (Live)
    43. [ Disc 02 Track 16 ] Ghost Dance
    44. [ Disc 02 Track 17 ] Sleep
    45. [ Disc 02 Track 18 ] Love In The Afternoon
    46. [ Disc 02 Track 19 ] Bored By Dreams
    47. [ Disc 02 Track 02 ] Trouble In Mind (The Return)
    48. [ Disc 02 Track 20 ] She
    49. [ Disc 02 Track 03 ] Boulevard Of Broken Dreams
    50. [ Disc 02 Track 04 ] Yesterdays
    51. [ Disc 02 Track 05 ] Strange Weather
    52. [ Disc 02 Track 06 ] Gloomy Sunday
    53. [ Disc 02 Track 07 ] Hello Stranger
    54. [ Disc 02 Track 08 ] As Tears Go By
    55. [ Disc 02 Track 09 ] A Perfect Stranger
    Songs / Tracks
    1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Broken English
    2. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Witches' Song
    3. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Guilt
    4. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Ballad of Lucy Jordan, The
    5. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Working Class Hero
    6. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Why d'Ya Do It?
    7. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Sister Morphine
    8. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Sweetheart
    9. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Intrigue
    10. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] For Beauty's Sake
    11. [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] So Sad
    12. [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Truth, Bitter Truth
    13. [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Blue Millionaire, The - (12" version)
    14. [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] Falling from Grace
    15. [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] Running for Your Lives
    16. [ Disc 02 Track 01 ] Ballad of the Soldier's Wife
    17. [ Disc 02 Track 02 ] Trouble in Mind (The Return)
    18. [ Disc 02 Track 03 ] Boulevard of Broken Dreams, The
    19. [ Disc 02 Track 04 ] Yesterdays
    20. [ Disc 02 Track 05 ] Strange Weather
    21. [ Disc 02 Track 06 ] Gloomy Sunday - (previously unreleased)
    22. [ Disc 02 Track 07 ] Hello Stranger
    23. [ Disc 02 Track 08 ] As Tears Go By
    24. [ Disc 02 Track 09 ] Perfect Stranger, A - (previously unreleased)
    25. [ Disc 02 Track 10 ] Conversation on a Barstool - (previously unreleased)
    26. [ Disc 02 Track 11 ] Waste of Time, A - (previously unreleased)
    27. [ Disc 02 Track 12 ] Isolation - (previously unreleased)
    28. [ Disc 02 Track 13 ] Blazing Away
    29. [ Disc 02 Track 14 ] When I Find My Life
    30. [ Disc 02 Track 15 ] Times Square
    31. [ Disc 02 Track 16 ] Ghost Dance
    32. [ Disc 02 Track 17 ] Sleep
    33. [ Disc 02 Track 18 ] Love in the Afternoon
    34. [ Disc 02 Track 19 ] Bored by Dreams
    35. [ Disc 02 Track 20 ] She
    Genre
    Pop / Rock
    Release Date
    6 November 1998
    Country
    USA
    Notes

    Personnel includes: Marianne Faithfull (vocals); Ben Brierley (acoustic guitar, background vocals); Mac Rebennack (guitar, piano, electric piano); Fernando Saunders (guitar, bass, background vocals); Mikey Chung (guitar, keyboards); Barry Reynolds (guitar, background vocals); Chris Spedding, Bill Frisell, Marc Ribot, Robert Quine, Keith Richards, Ron Wood (guitar); Shankar (violin); Garth Hudson (accordion, keyboards); William Schimmel (accordon); Mark Isham (saxophone, trumpet, electronics); Kevin Savanger (keyboards); Lew Soloff (trumpet, flugelhorn); Wally Badarou (keyboards, background vocals); Don Was (bass); Terry Stannard, Anton Fig, Charlie Drayton, J.T. Lewis, Dougie Bowne (drums); Rafael De Jesus, Don Alias (percussion).
    Producers: Mark Miller Mundy, Barry Reynolds, Hal Willner, Mark Isham, Angelo Badalamenti.
    Compilation producers: Bill Levenson, Jerry Rappaport.
    Engineers include: Bob Potter, Don Wershba, Joe Ferla.
    Includes liner notes by Ann Powers.
    Digitally remastered by Kevin Reeves.
    Personnel: Marianne Faithfull (vocals); Barry Reynolds (vocals, guitar, background vocals); Wally Badarou (vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards); Mac Rebennack (guitar, piano); Fernando Saunders (guitar, background vocals); Chris Spedding, Carmine d'Amico, Keith Richards, Marc Ribot, Peter Maunu, Robert Quine, Ron Wood, Bill Frisell (guitar); Gib Wharton (steel guitar); Michael Levine , Nancy McAlhany, Marshall P. Coid, Marin Alsop, Laura Seaton, Gene Orloff (violin); Sue Pray, Lamar Alsop, Julien Barber, Ron Lawrence , Mary Helen Ewing, Ann Barak, Caroline Levine, Kenneth Fricker, Mitsue Takayama, Christine Ims, Harry Zaratzian, Al Brown, Juliet Haffner, Richard Sortomme (viola); Mark Orrin Shuman, Beverly Lauridsen, Julie Green, Richard Locker, Clay Ruede, Mary Wooten, Frederick Zlotkin (cello); Albert Regni, Pamela Sklar, Lawrence Feldman (flute, alto flute); Chris Hunter (flute, alto saxophone); Garth Hudson (accordion, keyboards); William Schimmel (accordion); Paul Brady (recorder); Angelo Badalamenti (clarinet, keyboards); Alex Foster (clarinet); Bob Mintzer (bass clarinet); Sherry Sylar, Shelley Woodworth (oboe, oboe d'amore); Jim Cuomo (woodwinds); Pee Wee Ellis (saxophone); Steve Slagle (alto saxophone, baritone saxophone); Rich Perry (tenor saxophone); Lew Soloff (trumpet, flugelhorn); John Marshall , Mark Isham, Glenn Drewes (trumpet); Robert Carlisle (French horn); Conrad Herwig, Birch Johnson (trombone); Sharon Freeman (piano); Kinny Landrum, Mikey Chung, Carter Cathcart (keyboards); Dougie Bowne, Thunder Smith , Tony Smith, J.T. Lewis, Anton Fig, Terry Stannard, Charlie Drayton, Charlie Watts (drums); Don Alias, Rafael de Jesus, Kurt Wortman (percussion).
    Audio Mixers: David Greenberg; Ed Thacker; Gary Chester ; Joe Ferla.
    Liner Note Author: Ann Powers.
    Recording information: Matrix Studios; Mediasound Studios, New York, NY; Sigma Sound Studios, New York, NYRussian Hill Recording.
    Photographers: Gered Mankowitz; Adrian Boot; Sheila Rock; Firooz Zahedi; Colm Henry; George DuBose.
    Unknown Contributor Roles: Chris Stainton; Morris Pert; Darryl Way; Denis Haines; Jo Mavety; Peter Veitch; Fuzzy Samuels; Clifton Morrison; Pickford Sykes; Guy Humphries; Steve York; Diane Birch; Martin Droves; Dyane Spenner; Julian Diggle; Jim Cuomo; Mel Collins; Neil Hubbard; Steve Winwood; Jim Leverton.
    Arrangers: Chris Spedding; Bill Frisell.
    Who could have predicted in the '60s that Marianne Faithfull, at the time Mick Jagger's beautiful and scandalous actress girlfriend, would one day emerge as our greatest interpretive singer? The evidence can be heard on this extensive two-disc retrospective. It covers the period from Faithfull's 1979 comeback BROKEN ENGLISH--which reintroduced a confidently gritty singer thoroughly rooted in folk and rock--to A SECRET AFTERNOON, a spooky 1995 collaboration with film composer Angelo Badalamenti.
    It was 1987's Hal Willner-produced STRANGE WEATHER that finally showcased Faithfull's versatility as a singer, featuring originals by Tom Waits and Doc Pomus, Jerome Kern's "Yesterdays" plus an older and wiser reprise of her '60s hit "As Tears Go By." The second disc of this set is rife with previously unreleased material from the Willner years, including an updated version of the Billie Holiday suicide dirge "Gloomy Sunday." Faithfull's subsequent involvement with the songs of Kurt Weill (SEVEN DEADLY SINS) also invites an inevitable (and favorable) comparison with another 2Oth century singer of "experience," Lotte Lenya.

    Duration
    153m 14s
    Audio Format
    PCM Audio
    Studio / Live
    Mixed
    Video Disabled
    0
    Performer
    Marianne Faithfull
    Artists
    1. Faithfull, Marianne
    Date Released
    1999-01-01 00:00:00

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