Tourist (St Germain album)

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Tourist
St Germain - Tourist.jpg
Studio album by St Germain
Released September 12, 2000
Genre Nu jazz, acid jazz, downtempo, deep house
Length 1:00:02
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[1]
The Austin Chronicle 4/5 stars[2]
Muzik 5/5[3]
PopMatters 8/10[4]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[5]

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".[1]

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

(there was also a re-release with a different track list including a remix by Spiller.)

Credits[edit]

  • Ludovic Navarre – writing, production, conducting, engineering
  • Edmundo Carneiro – percussion
  • Claudio de Qeiroz – baritone saxophone
  • Alexandre Destrez – keyboards
  • Idrissa Diop – talking drum
  • Edouard Labor – saxophones, flute
  • Pascal Ohsé – trumpet
  • Ernest Ranglin – guitar (on "Montego Bay Spleen")

Samples[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bush, John. "Tourist – St. Germain". AllMusic. Retrieved 16 March 2016. 
  2. ^ Trachtenberg, Jay (10 November 2010). "St. Germain: Tourist (Blue Note) / Erik Trufazz: The Mask (Blue Note)". The Austin Chronicle. Retrieved 5 March 2017. 
  3. ^ Gibson, Cal (July 2000). "St Germain: Tourist (Blue Note)". Muzik (62): 84. 
  4. ^ Wright, Darryl G. (9 December 2012). "St. Germain: Tourist (Remastered)". PopMatters. Retrieved 16 March 2016. 
  5. ^ Fricke, David (22 August 2000). "Tourist : St. Germain". Rolling Stone (849). Archived from the original on 9 February 2009. Retrieved 16 March 2016. 
  6. ^ John, Waters. "Marlena Shaw, Jazz review". bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 25 April 2014. 
  7. ^ 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.