What the Sea Wants, the Sea Will Have

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What The Sea Wants, The Sea Will Have
Studio album by
Released21 October 2006
RecordedRoundhead Studios, Auckland
April 2006
LabelDew Process
ProducerSarah Blasko, Robert F Cranny, Jim Moginie
Sarah Blasko chronology
The Overture & the Underscore
What The Sea Wants, The Sea Will Have
As Day Follows Night
Professional ratings
Review scores
AbsolutePunk.net77% [1]
AllMusic4/5 stars [2]
Tiny Mix Tapes3.5/5 stars [3]

What the Sea Wants, the Sea Will Have is the second album by Australian songwriter Sarah Blasko. The whole album can be listened to on Blasko's website.

The first radio-only single from the album is entitled "{Explain}". The second single lifted from the album is "Always on this Line" and the third single is "Planet New Year". The single "Amazing Things" was the last single from the album.

The album cover was photographed by Warwick Baker.

The first two singles made Triple J's Hottest 100 for 2006 with "{Explain}" making #79 and "Always on this Line" reaching #58. The album was certified Gold, for 35,000 physical copies sold, in Australia in January 2007.

The album won an ARIA Award for 'Best Pop Release' in 2007.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Sarah Blasko & Robert F. Cranny.

1."For You"5:02
2."The Garden's End"3:54
4."The Albatross"3:24
5."Planet New Year"3:41
6."Amazing Things"4:17
7."Always on This Line"4:10
8."The Woman by the Well"3:53
10."Queen of Apology"3:32
12."I Could Never Belong to You"4:21


  • Sarah Blasko - Vocals, drum programming, synth, vibraphone, organ, Wurlitzer, acoustic guitar.
  • Robert F Cranny - Acoustic & electric guitars, piano, Mellotron, organ, harmonium, SH-101, drum machine, bass guitar on "For You", synth bass on "The Garden's End".
  • Jeff de Araujo - Drums and percussion
  • Jim Moginie - Mellotron, piano, wurlitzer, toy piano, Omnichord, electric guitar on "Hammer"
  • David Symes - Bass guitar, synth bass
  • Stéphanie Zarka - violin
  • Michele O'Young - violin
  • David Wicks - viola
  • Andy Hines - cello
  • Andy Meisel - double bass
  • Melaine Vanden Broek - bassoon


Chart Peak Position
Australian Album Chart 7


  1. ^ Frances, Susan (8 February 2008). "Blasko, Sarah - What the Sea Wants, the Sea Will Have – Abum Review". AbsolutePunk.net. Archived from the original on 21 February 2013. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  2. ^ Reges, Margaret. "What the Sea Wants, the Sea Will Have – Sarah Blasko". Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  3. ^ Ranta, Alan. "Sarah Blasko – What the Sea Wants, the Sea Will Have". Tiny Mix Tapes. Archived from the original on 31 July 2009. Retrieved 21 July 2016.

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