Birds of Passage (album)

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Birds of Passage
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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)White-Out Conditions1987
Birds of Passage
(1989)
Shimmering, Warm and Bright
(1992)Shimmering, Warm and Bright1992
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 at AllMusic. Retrieved August 18, 2011.