Tourist (St Germain album)

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Tourist
St Germain - Tourist.jpg
Studio album by St Germain
Released May 30, 2000
Studio The Magic House Studio
Genre
Length 59:52
Label Blue Note
Producer Ludovic Navarre
St Germain chronology
From Detroit to St Germain
(1999)From Detroit to St Germain1999
Tourist
(2000)
St Germain
(2015)St Germain2015
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
The Austin Chronicle 4/5 stars[4]
Muzik 5/5[5]
PopMatters 8/10[6]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[7]

Tourist is the third studio album by French producer Ludovic Navarre, released under his stage name St Germain. The album's musical style is described by AllMusic as "a synthesis of electronics with jazz soloing".[2]

As of 2018, Tourist has sold over four million copies worldwide.[8]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Rose Rouge" – 7:02
  2. "Montego Bay Spleen" – 5:44
  3. "So Flute" – 8:31
  4. "Land Of..." – 7:52
  5. "Latin Note" – 5:59
  6. "Sure Thing" – 6:22
  7. "Pont des Arts" – 7:27
  8. "La Goutte d'Or" – 6:18
  9. "What You Think About..." – 4:47

Credits[edit]

Samples[edit]

  • "Rose Rouge"
  • "Sure Thing"
  • "Montego Bay Spleen"
    • Scientist, excerpts from "First Dangerous Match", from Scientist Wins the World Cup and from "Laser Attack", from Scientist Meets the Space Invaders

Certifications and sales[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[11] Gold 35,000^
Belgium (BEA)[12] 2× Platinum 100,000*
Canada (Music Canada)[13] Platinum 100,000^
France (SNEP)[14] Platinum 948,300[15]
Ireland (IRMA)[16] Gold 7,500^
New Zealand (RMNZ)[17] Gold 7,500^
United States (RIAA)[18] none 300,000[19]
United Kingdom (BPI)[20] Gold 100,000^
Worldwide (IFPI) N/A 4,000,000

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.allaboutjazz.com/tourist-st-germain-blue-note-records-review-by-rob-evanoff.php
  2. ^ a b c Bush, John. "Tourist". AllMusic. Retrieved 16 March 2016. 
  3. ^ https://www.austinchronicle.com/music/2000-11-10/79329/
  4. ^ Trachtenberg, Jay (10 November 2010). "St. Germain: Tourist (Blue Note) / Erik Trufazz: The Mask (Blue Note)". The Austin Chronicle. Retrieved 5 March 2017. 
  5. ^ Gibson, Cal (July 2000). "St Germain: Tourist (Blue Note)". Muzik (62): 84. 
  6. ^ Wright, Darryl G. (9 December 2012). "St. Germain: Tourist (Remastered)". PopMatters. Retrieved 16 March 2016. 
  7. ^ Fricke, David (22 August 2000). "Tourist : St. Germain". Rolling Stone (849). Archived from the original on 9 February 2009. Retrieved 16 March 2016. 
  8. ^ Belasco, Emma (8 October 2015). "Rewind: St Germain's Tourist". read.tidal.com. Retrieved 27 January 2018. 
  9. ^ John, Waters. "Marlena Shaw, Jazz review". bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 25 April 2014. 
  10. ^ Rentner, Simon. "Do The Astral Plane: Five Songs Where Jazz Meets Electronic Music (15 November 2011)". NPR Music. National Public Radio (USA). Retrieved 20 February 2016. 
  11. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2001 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. 
  12. ^ "Ultratop − Goud en Platina – 2000". Ultratop. Hung Medien. Retrieved 29 November 2017. 
  13. ^ "Canadian album certifications – St. Germain – Tourist". Music Canada. 
  14. ^ "French album certifications – St. Germain – Tourist" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. 
  15. ^ "Les Albums Or". infodisc.fr. SNEP. Retrieved 2011-08-31. 
  16. ^ "Irish album certifications – St Germain – Tourist". Irish Recorded Music Association. Retrieved 29 November 2017. 
  17. ^ THE FIELD id (chart number) MUST BE PROVIDED for NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATION.
  18. ^ "American album certifications – St. Germain – Tourist". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  19. ^ http://www.stgermain.co.uk
  20. ^ "British album certifications – St. Germain – Tourist". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter Tourist in the search field and then press Enter.