Turn (Great Big Sea album)


Turn (Great Big Sea album)

Infobox Album|

Name = Turn
Artist = Great Big Sea
Released = 1999 (Canada)
March 7, 2000 (US)
Type = Album
Recorded =
Genre = Folk
Length = 43:55
Label = Warner Music Canada
Producer = Steve Berlin
Reviews =
*Allmusic Rating|3|5 [http://allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&token=&sql=10:0zfoxq9kldke link]
Last album = "Rant and Roar"
(1998)
This album = "Turn"
(1999)
Next album = "Road Rage"
(2000)

"Turn" is an album by Great Big Sea released in 1999.

Track listing

#"Consequence Free"
#"Feel It Turn"
#"Jack Hinks"
#"Demasduit Dream"
#"Boston And St. John's"
#"Margarita"
#"Trois Navires De Blé"
#"Ferryland Sealer"
#"Can't Stop Falling"
#"Old Brown's Daughter"
#"I'm A Rover"
#"Captain Wedderburn"
#"Bad As I Am"

ong information

*"Consequence Free" and "Can't Stop Falling" have been made into videos and have been released as radio singles.
*"Demasduit Dream" is based on the life of Demasduwit, one of the last of the Beothuk, the native people of Newfoundland.
*"Ferryland Sealer" is about the seasonal seal hunting expeditions from the southern Newfoundland community of Ferryland.
*The lyrics to "Old Brown's Daughter" were written by the famous Johnny Burke, while the original tune was lost, the current music was written by Ron Hynes.
*"Captain Wedderburn" is an adaptation of the Child Ballad #46, Captain Wedderburn's Courtship.

Trivia

*The 2000 U.S. release on Rhino/Wea featured a different track order; "Can't Stop Falling" and "Demasduit Dream" were switched.
*The song "Consequence Free" was the theme for the Least I Could Do animated series trailer, a series currently in production
*The little boy on the album cover vomitted immediately after that photo was taken.

External links

* [http://www.greatbigsea.com/themusic/turn.aspx "Turn" page at the Official GBS Website]


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