Label: Mercury - 25PP-226 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Stereo • Country: Japan • Genre: Electronic, Pop • Style: Downtempo, Synth-pop
Less overtly jazz influenced than their later albums and the only album on which the core duo of keyboardist Andy Connell and singer Corrine Drewery is joined by drummer Martin Jackson, who had formed the group with Connell inSwing Out Sister's debut It's Better to Travel is a dreamy collection of mostly electronic pop songs that manages to sound warmly organic through the judicious use of real strings and horns and Drewery's lovely voice, which recalls the throaty purr of vintage Dusty Springfield.
The album spawned a worldwide hit in the coolly sophisticated "Twilight World" and an all-time classic in the sunny opening track "Breakout," Its Not Enough - Swing Out Sister - Its Better To Travel of the finest U. Album tracks like the Northern soul-tinged "Fooled by a Smile" and the cinematic instrumental "Theme From It's Better To Travel" are every bit as good as the singles, and the well-paced album has a natural flow.
Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Club Late Night Romantic Evening. Track Listing. Swing Out Sister. Twilight World. After Empires - Maud The Moth - The Inner Wastelands. Blue Mood.
Fooled by a Smile. It's Not Enough. Breakout Swing Out Sister. Spotify Amazon. Twilight World Swing Out Sister. After Hours Swing Out Sister. Blue Mood Swing Out Sister. Surrender Swing Out Sister. Fooled by a Smile Swing Its Not Enough - Swing Out Sister - Its Better To Travel Sister. Communion Swing Out Sister. Theme Swing Out Sister.
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