Feel the Blues with all that Jazz
English (United Kingdom)Polish (Poland)
Home Pop & Miscellaneous Sarah McLachlan Sarah McLachlan - Fumbling Towards Ecstasy (2010)

Sarah McLachlan - Fumbling Towards Ecstasy (2010)

User Rating: / 1
PoorBest 

Sarah McLachlan - Fumbling Towards Ecstasy (2010)

Image could not be displayed. Check browser for compatibility.


1. 	Possession 				
2. 	Wait 				
3. 	Plenty 				
4. 	Good Enough 				
5. 	Mary 				
6. 	Elsewhere 				
7. 	Circle 				
8. 	Ice 				
9. 	Hold On 				
10. 	Ice Cream 				
11. 	Fear 				
12. 	Fumbling Towards Ecstasy 				

Sarah McLachlan - Vocals, Acoustic & Electric Guitars, Piano
Bill Dillon - Acoustic & Electric Guitars, Guitorgan, Bass, Piano
Pierre Marchand - Bass, Piano, Keyboards, Fake B-3 Organ, Drum Machine, Percussion Machine,
 808, Shaker, Found Sound
Brian Minato - Bass
David Kershaw - Hammond Organ
Jane Scarpantoni - Cello
Michel Dubeau - Saxophone
Ashwin Sood - Drums, Percussion
Jerry Marotta - Drums, Percussion
Lou Shefano - Drums
Guy Nadon - Drums

 

Although 1991's Solace made Sarah McLachlan a star in Canada, her international breakthrough arrived two years later with Fumbling Towards Ecstasy, a softly assured album that combined the atmospheric production of Pierre Marchand (a former apprentice -- and evident disciple -- of Daniel Lanois) with some of McLachlan's strongest songwriting to date. At the center of everything was her voice, an ethereal, lilting soprano that helped pave the way for Paula Cole, Lillith Fair, and a decade's worth of successful female songwriters. McLachlan utilized the crack between her chest and head voice, emphasizing the changing tones as her melodies climbed into the vocal stratosphere. She was also comparatively young at the time of Ecstasy's release, and her combination of vocal hooks and commercial appeal wouldn't be fully mastered until 1997's Surfacing. Even so, McLachlan's work was rarely as raw or honest as it is on this record, where tales of sin, lust, and love are delivered alongside piano arpeggios and electronic flourishes.

"Possession," the album's lead-off single, is a jarring love ballad with lyrics inspired by a stalker's correspondence. There's a double-edged quality to the song's eerie lines -- "I'll take your breath away," "I won't be denied," "Just close your eyes, dear" -- and Marchand underscores that tension by setting McLachlan's melodies to a nocturnal trip-hop beat. Elsewhere, the two lighten up with "Ice Cream," which likens love's sweetness to decadent deserts, yet Fumbling Towards Ecstasy takes most of its strength from the lush, rhythmic dreamscapes that dominate the album. Alternately dark and shimmering, intimate and ornate, Fumbling Towards Ecstasy launched McLachlan's international star power while setting a high bar for her future albums, many of which approached -- but not never quite eclipsed -- this career highlight. ---Andrew Leahey, AllMusic Review

download (mp3 @320 kbs):

yandex 4shared mega mediafire uloz.to cloudmailru gett

back

Last Updated (Monday, 10 July 2017 21:53)

 

Before downloading any file you are required to read and accept the
Terms and Conditions.

If you are an artist or agent, and would like your music removed from this site,
please e-mail us on
abuse@theblues-thatjazz.com
and we will remove them as soon as possible.


Polls
What music genre would you like to find here the most?
 
Now onsite:
  • 185 guests
Content View Hits : 127314355