Friday, July 1, 2011

Marc Almond - Tenement Symphony (1991)

Tenement Symphony

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Tenement Symphony
Tenement Symphony
Studio album by Marc Almond
Released 1991
Label WEA / Some Bizzare
Producer Marc Almond
Trevor Horn
Billy McGee
Nigel Hine
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Tenement Symphony is an album by Marc Almond, released in 1991. It reached #39 in the UK Albums Chart and includes the UK top 40 single "My Hand Over My Heart", top 20 "Jacky",and the top 5 hit "The Days of Pearly Spencer".

Track listing

All tracks composed by Marc Almond; except where indicated
  1. "Meet Me In My Dream" (Almond, David Ball) (4:24)
  2. "Beautiful Brutal Thing" (5:02)
  3. "I've Never Seen Your Face" (Almond, Ball) (5:02)
  4. "Vaudeville and Burlesque" (6:52)
  5. "Champagne" (5:47)

Tenement Symphony

  1. "i. Prelude" (Ball) (0:23)
  2. "ii. Jacky" (Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest) (4:49)
  3. "iii. What Is Love?" (5:04)
  4. "iv. Trois Chansons de Bilitis - Extract" (Claude Debussy) (0:54)
  5. "v. The Days of Pearly Spencer" (Almond, David McWilliams) (4:22)
  6. "vi. My Hand Over My Heart" (Almond, Ball) (5:15)

Personnel

  • Marc Almond - vocals, arranger
  • Anne Dudley - keyboards, arranger, orchestration
  • J.J. Belle - guitar
  • Sally Bradshaw - vocals
  • Betsy Cook - vocals
  • Mitch Dalton - guitar
  • Andy Duncan - drums, percussion, percussion programming
  • Trevor Horn - organ, bass
  • Billy McGee - keyboards, arranger
  • Julian Mendelsohn - mixing
  • Richard Norris - percussion programming
  • Nick Plytas - piano
  • Lynda Richardson - choir master
  • Richard Riley - guitar
  • Philip Todd - soprano & tenor saxophone
  • Tim Weidner - bass
  • Bruce Woolley - keyboards, vocals
  • Gavyn Wright - string conductor
  • Nigel Hine - programming
  • Julian Stringle - clarinet
  • Steve Rappaport - artwork
  • Inga Humpe - programming, vocals
  • Eric Caudieux - guitar, keyboards, programming
  • Max Loderbauer - programming

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