Birds of Passage (album)

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This article is about the album. For the New Zealand band, see Birds of Passage (band).
Birds of Passage
Studio album by Bel Canto
Released 1989 European Union
March 6, 1990 United States (second pressing)
Genre Dream pop, synthpop, new age
Label Crammed Discs European Union
CRAM 065

IRS/MCA Records United States (first pressing)
IRSD-82031

IRS/EMI Records United States (second pressing)
0220 7 13031 2 5
X2-13031


Nettwerk Productions Canada
Bel Canto chronology
White-Out Conditions
(1987)
Birds of Passage
(1989)
Shimmering, Warm and Bright
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Birds of Passage is the second album by the Norwegian band Bel Canto.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Intravenous" (Drecker, Drecker, Jenssen) – 3:18
  2. "Birds of Passage" (Jenssen, Johansen, Johansen) – 5:26
  3. "The Glassmaker" (Drecker, Jenssen) – 4:27
  4. "A Shoulder to the Wheel" (Drecker, Drecker, Johansen) – 4:16
  5. "Time Without End" (Johansen, Johansen) – 5:01
  6. "Oyster" (Drecker, Drecker) – 3:04
  7. "Continuum" (Del Valle, Drecker, Jenssen) – 4:34
  8. "Dewy Fields" (Drecker, Jenssen, Johansen) – 4:01
  9. "The Suffering" (Drecker, Drecker, Jenssen ) – 4:05
  10. "Picnic on the Moon" (Drecker, Drecker, Jenssen) – 4:39
  11. "Look 3" (Drecker, Jenssen) – 4:32

Personnel[edit]

  • Bel Canto – Producer
  • Stefan de Batselier – Photography
  • Michel Delory – Guitar, Drums
  • Anneli Marian Drecker – Piano, Keyboards, Vocals
  • Jeannot Gillis – Violin, Viola, String Arrangements
  • Marc Hollander – Clarinet, Percussion, Keyboards, Producer
  • Geir Jenssen – Piano, Keyboards, Programming, Photography, Roland TR-808
  • Nils Johansen – Bass, Bouzouki, Guitar, Mandolin, Programming, Vocals, Script
  • Giles Martin – Producer, Engineer
  • Claudine Steenackers – Cello
  • Luc van Lieshout – Trumpet, Flugelhorn

References[edit]

  1. ^ Raggett, Ned. Birds of Passage (album) at AllMusic. Retrieved August 18, 2011.