The Dream of the Blue Turtles

Sting - The Dream of the Blue Turtles
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Based on 2 reviews
1985 Ratings: #28 / 85
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Based on 10 ratings
June 1, 1985 / Release Date
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A&M / Label
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The Dream of the Blue Turtles is as much a work of world literature as it is a pop album. A brilliant pairing of stories and feelings with performances of nuance and virtuosity. The album occupies a unique sonic space as well- you are unlikely to hear music that sounds like this anywhere outside of Sting's canon. The jazz-inflected playing of Branford Marsalis, Omar Hakim, Kenny Kirkland, and others is transplanted to a landscape of lush 80s adult contemporary synthesizers and ambiance. ... read more
A carefully produced and jazzy decorated album to maintain the value of the pop icon.
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Added on: December 7, 2014