The Sweet Keeper
|The Sweet Keeper|
|Studio album by|
|Released||30 January 1990|
|Recorded||August 1988 – May 1989|
|Label||East West Records|
|Producer||Peter Van Hooke, Rod Argent|
|Tanita Tikaram chronology|
|Singles from The Sweet Keeper|
The Sweet Keeper is a 1990 album by Tanita Tikaram. Like her debut album Ancient Heart, it was produced by Peter Van Hooke and Rod Argent. Three tracks from the album were released as singles "We Almost Got It Together", "Little Sister Leaving Town" and "Thursday's Child".
All tracks composed by Tanita Tikaram.
- "Once & Not Speak"
- "Thursday's Child"
- "It All Came Back Today"
- "We Almost Got It Together"
- "Consider the Rain"
- "Sunset's Arrived"
- "Little Sister Leaving Town"
- "I Owe All to You"
- "Love Story"
- "Harm in Your Hands"
- Tanita Tikaram – guitar, vocals
- Mark Isham – trumpet
- Rod Argent – arranger, conductor, keyboards
- Sonny Landreth – bottleneck guitar
- Abigail Brown – violin
- Richie Buckley – tenor saxophone
- David Clifton – guitar
- Mark Cresswell – guitar
- Mitch Dalton – acoustic guitar
- Mark Davies – cello
- Roger Garland – violin
- John Giblin – bass
- Roy Gillard – violin
- John Heley – cello
- Helen Kamminga – viola
- Martin O'Connor – accordion
- Helen O'Hara – violin, arranger
- Mark Pharoah – violin
- Peter Van Hooke – arranger, drums
- Clem Clempson – acoustic guitar
- Rory McFarlane – bass
- Katherine Shave – violin
- Robert Woollard – cello
- Andrew Davis – double bass
- Anne Solomon – violin
Certifications and sales
|Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)||Gold||25,000^|
|United Kingdom (BPI)||Gold||100,000^|
*sales figures based on certification alone
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- "Sólo Éxitos 1959–2002 Año A Año: Certificados 1979–1990" (in Spanish). Iberautor Promociones Culturales. ISBN 8480486392.
- "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Tanita Tikaram; 'The Sweet Keeper')". IFPI Switzerland. Hung Medien.
- "British album certifications – Tanita Tikaram – The Sweet Keeper". British Phonographic Industry. Select albums in the Format field. Select Gold in the Certification field. Type The Sweet Keeper in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.