Turn (Great Big Sea album)

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Turn
Album Cover-Turn2.jpg
Studio album by Great Big Sea
Released June 22, 1999 (Canada)
March 7, 2000 (US)
Genre Folk
Length 43:55
Label Warner Music Canada
Producer Steve Berlin
Great Big Sea chronology
Rant and Roar
(1998)
Turn
(1999)
Road Rage
(2000)
Singles from Turn (Great Big Sea album)
  1. "Consequence Free"
    Released: June 1999
  2. "Feel It Turn"
    Released: 1999
  3. "Can't Stop Falling"
    Released: 2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Turn is the fourth studio album by Canadian folk-rock band Great Big Sea released in June 22, 1999.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Consequence Free" Alan Doyle, Bob Hallett, Séan McCann, Darrell Power 3:12
2. "Feel It Turn" Doyle, McCann 3:50
3. "Jack Hinks"   3:03
4. "Boston and St. John's" Doyle 3:47
5. "Margarita" McCann 3:27
6. "Trois Navires De Blé"   4:27
7. "Ferryland Sealer"   3:16
8. "Can't Stop Falling" Doyle, McCann 3:24
9. "Demasduit Dream" Hallett 3:32
10. "Old Brown's Daughter" G.W. Hunt 2:41
11. "I'm a Rover"   2:53
12. "Captain Wedderburn"   3:38
13. "Bad as I Am" Hallett, McCann 2:53
Total length: 43:55

Song information[edit]

  • "Consequence Free", "Feel It Turn" and "Can't Stop Falling" have been made into videos and have been released as radio singles.
  • "Demasduit Dream" is based on the life of Demasduwit, one of the last of the Beothuk, the native people of Newfoundland.
  • "Ferryland Sealer" is about the seasonal seal hunting expeditions from the southern Newfoundland community of Ferryland.
  • "Trois navires de blé" is a traditional French folk song associated with the Franco-Newfoundlander community at Port au Port.
  • The lyrics to "Old Brown's Daughter" were written by the famous Johnny Burke, while the original tune was lost, the current music was written by Ron Hynes.
  • "Captain Wedderburn" is an adaptation of the Child Ballad No. 46, Captain Wedderburn's Courtship.

Trivia[edit]

  • The 2000 U.S. release on Rhino/Wea featured a different track order; "Can't Stop Falling" and "Demasduit Dream" were switched.
  • The song "Consequence Free" was the theme for the Least I Could Do animated series trailer, a series currently in production

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