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Basia - The Sweetest Illusion album mp3
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Album:
The Sweetest Illusion
Style:
Smooth Jazz, Downtempo, Jazzdance, Synth-pop
Released:
1994
Country:
US
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1258 mb
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The Sweetest Illusion is the third solo studio album by Polish-born singer-songwriter Basia, released in May 1994 by Epic Records. The record spawned the hit "Drunk on Love". The album took two and a half years to make. It was primarily recorded at Whitfield Street Recording Studios in London, apart from piano parts, which were recorded at London's Westside Studios. The material was mastered at Sony Music Studios in New York.

Basia ‎– The Sweetest Illusion. Selo: Epic ‎– 476514 4. Formato: Cassette, Album. País: UK & Europe. Music By – Basia Trzetrzelewska, Danny White, Kevin Robinson (4) (tracks: 5). Other – Helen Whiting. Painting – Halina Tymusz.

Album · 1992 · 11 Songs. Clear Horizon - The Best of Basia. The Sweetest Illusion. From Newport To London: Greatest Hits (Live).

The Sweetest Illusion. This album has an average beat per minute of 123 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 100/156 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist The Sweetest Illusion. BPM Profile The Sweetest Illusion. Album starts at 108BPM, ends at 132BPM (+24), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Basia.

The Sweetest Illusion, 1992. The Sweetest Illusion, 1992. She Deserves It, Rachel'S Wedding, 04:52. More Fire Than Flame, 04:13. Simple Pleasures, 04:53. My Cruel Ways, 04:53. The Prayer of a Happy Housewife, 04:56.

The Sweetest Illusion was originally released in 1994 and was the last studio album issued on the Epic label. This new triple-disc deluxe set includes the original album, all the remixes of both singles (Drunk On Love and Third Time Lucky) as well as a complete instrumental version of the long-player (nearly all previously unreleased). Sony issued the live album Basia On Broadway in 1995 but – greatest hits sets aside – Basia would not issue another studio album until 2009’s It’s That Girl Again

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Drunk On Love 4:46
A2 Third Time Lucky
Saxophone – Patrick ClaharWhistling – Danny White
5:01
A3 Yearning
Acoustic Guitar – Peter WhiteElectric Guitar – Andy Ross
5:22
A4 She Deserves It / Rachel's Wedding
Accordion – Peter WhiteCello – Tony Pleeth*Double Bass – Julian CramptonMandolin, Bandura [Bandurria] – Andy RossShaker – Bosco De Oliveira*Violin – Gavyn WrightWind Chimes [Windchimes] – Karl Vanden Bossche*
4:52
A5 An Olive Tree
Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Patrick ClaharBacking Vocals [Crowd Vocals] – Basia, Danny*, Kevin*, Mark AnthoniBaritone Saxophone – Chris Margary*
5:01
B6 The Sweetest Illusion
Saxophone – Patrick ClaharTriangle – Andy Gangadeen
4:58
B7 Perfect Mother
Accordion – Peter WhiteShaker – Andy Gangadeen
3:50
B8 More Fire Than Flame
Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Patrick ClaharBacking Vocals [Boys Vocals] – Danny*, Kevin*Baritone Saxophone – Ronnie Chamberlain
4:13
B9 Simple Pleasures
French Horn – Kevin Robinson
4:53
B10 My Cruel Ways
Mandolin – Andy RossSaxophone – Steve Gregory
4:54
B11 The Prayer Of A Happy Housewife
Flute, Alto Flute – Chris Margary*
4:56

Credits

  • Arranged By [Strings] – Nick Ingman (tracks: 3, 10)
  • Backing Vocals – Basia (tracks: 3, 11), Mark Anthoni (tracks: 3, 11)
  • Bass – Andres Lafone (tracks: 2, 5, 7), Julian Crampton (tracks: 1, 3, 6, 9, 11), Randy Hope-Taylor (tracks: 8, 10)
  • Design, Artwork – Bill Smith Studio, London*
  • Drums – Andy Gangadeen
  • Flugelhorn – Kevin Robinson (tracks: 2, 5, 9 to 11)
  • Guitar – Andy Ross (tracks: 6, 10, 11), Peter White (tracks: 1, 2, 4 to 11)
  • Keyboards – Danny White
  • Leader [Strings] – Gavyn Wright (tracks: 3, 6, 10)
  • Management – Dee Anthony
  • Mastered By – Vlado Meller
  • Mixed By – Dave Bascombe*
  • Music By – Basia Trzetrzelewska, Danny White, Kevin Robinson (tracks: 5)
  • Other [Make-up] – Helen Whiting
  • Painting – Halina Tymusz
  • Percussion – Bosco De Oliveira* (tracks: 2, 7), Karl Vanden Bossche* (tracks: 1, 2, 3, 5, 7 to 11)
  • Photography By – Paul Cox
  • Producer, Arranged By – Basia Trzetrzelewska, Danny White
  • Recorded By – Mark Chamberlain
  • Recorded By [Assistant] – Jason Scott Westbrook*
  • Recorded By [Pianos - Assistant] – Lee Phillips*
  • Recorded By [Pianos] – Paul Mortimer
  • Trombone – Fayyaz Virji (tracks: 2, 5, 8 to 10)
  • Trumpet – Kevin Robinson (tracks: 1, 2, 5, 6, 8)
  • Vocals – Basia Trzetrzelewska, Trey Lorenz (tracks: 4)
  • Words By – Basia Trzetrzelewska (tracks: 2 to 5, 7, 9 to 11), Peter Ross (tracks: 1, 6, 8)

Notes

(C) 1994 Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. / (P) 1994 Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. / Manufactured by Epic, a division of Sony Music.

Recorded at Whitfield Street Recording Sudios, London.
Pianos recorded at Westside Studios, London.
Mastered at Sony Music studios, New York.

Durations do not appear on release.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EK 64255, 64255 Basia The Sweetest Illusion ‎(CD, Album) Epic, Epic EK 64255, 64255 US 1994
EK 64255 Basia The Sweetest Illusion ‎(CD, Album) Epic EK 64255 Canada 1994
476514 4 Basia The Sweetest Illusion ‎(Cass, Album) Epic 476514 4 UK & Europe 1994
476514 2 Basia The Sweetest Illusion ‎(CD, Album) Epic 476514 2 Europe 1994
4.32.476514 Basia The Sweetest Illusion ‎(Cass, Album, Dol) Epic 4.32.476514 Venezuela 1994

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Drunk On Love
Bass – Julian CramptonGuitar – Peter WhiteLyrics By – Peter RossPercussion – Karl Vanden Bossche*Trumpet – Kevin Robinson
4:46
2 Third Time Lucky
Bass – Andres LafoneGuitar – Peter WhitePercussion – Bosco De Oliveira*, Karl Vanden Bossche*Saxophone – Patrick ClaharTrombone – Fayyaz VirjiTrumpet, Flugelhorn – Kevin Robinson Whistling – Danny White
5:01
3 Yearning
Acoustic Guitar – Peter WhiteArranged By [Strings] – Nick IngmanBacking Vocals – Basia, Mark AnthoniBass – Julian CramptonElectric Guitar – Andy RossLeader [Strings] – Gavyn WrightPercussion – Karl Vanden Bossche*
5:22
4 She Deserves It / Rachel's Wedding
Cello – Tony Pleeth*Double Bass – Julian CramptonGuitar, Accordion – Peter WhiteMandolin, Strings [Bandurria] – Andy RossPercussion [Windchimes] – Karl Vanden Bossche*Shaker – Bosco De Oliveira*Violin – Gavyn WrightVocals – Trey Lorenz
4:52
5 An Olive Tree
Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Patrick ClaharBaritone Saxophone – Chris Margary*Bass – Andres LafoneGuitar – Peter WhiteMusic By – Kevin Robinson Percussion – Karl Vanden Bossche*Trombone – Fayyaz VirjiTrumpet, Flugelhorn – Kevin Robinson Vocals [Crowd Vocals] – Basia, Danny*, Kevin*, Mark Anthoni
5:01
6 The Sweetest Illusion
Bass – Julian CramptonGuitar – Andy Ross, Peter WhiteLeader [Strings] – Gavyn WrightLyrics By – Peter RossSaxophone – Patrick ClaharTriangle – Andy GangadeenTrumpet – Kevin Robinson
4:58
7 Perfect Mother
Accordion, Guitar – Peter WhiteBass – Andres LafonePercussion – Bosco De Oliveira*, Karl Vanden Bossche*Shaker – Andy Gangadeen
3:50
8 More Fire Than Flame
Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Patrick ClaharBaritone Saxophone – Ronnie ChamberlainBass – Randy Hope-TaylorGuitar – Peter WhiteLyrics By – Peter RossPercussion – Karl Vanden Bossche*Trombone – Fayyaz VirjiTrumpet – Kevin Robinson Vocals [Boys Vocals] – Danny*, Kevin*
4:13
9 Simple Pleasures
Bass – Julian CramptonFrench Horn, Flugelhorn – Kevin Robinson Guitar – Peter WhitePercussion – Karl Vanden Bossche*Trombone – Fayyaz Virji
4:53
10 My Cruel Ways
Arranged By [Strings] – Nick IngmanBass – Randy Hope-TaylorFlugelhorn – Kevin Robinson Guitar – Andy Ross, Peter WhiteLeader [Strings] – Gavyn WrightMandolin – Andy RossPercussion – Karl Vanden Bossche*Saxophone – Steve GregoryTrombone – Fayyaz Virji
4:54
11 The Prayer Of A Happy Housewife
Backing Vocals – Basia, Mark AnthoniBass – Julian CramptonFlugelhorn – Kevin Robinson Flute, Alto Flute – Chris De MargaryGuitar – Andy Ross, Peter WhitePercussion – Karl Vanden Bossche*
4:56

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. – 01-476514-50

Credits

  • Arranged By, Producer, Music By – Basia Trzetrzelewska, Danny White
  • Design – Bill Smith Studio, London*
  • Drums – Andy Gangadeen
  • Keyboards – Danny White
  • Lyrics By – Basia Trzetrzelewska (tracks: 2 to 5, 7, 9 to 11)
  • Mixed By – Dave Bascombe*
  • Other [Make Up] – Helen Whiting
  • Painting – Halina Tymusz
  • Photography By – Paul Cox
  • Recorded By – Mark Chamberlain
  • Recorded By [Assisted By] – Jason Scott Westbrook*
  • Recorded By [Piano Recording - Assisted By] – Lee Phillips*
  • Recorded By [Pianos] – Paul Mortimer
  • Vocals – Basia Trzetrzelewska

Notes

Recorded at Whitfield Street Recording Studios, London.
Pianos recorded at Westside Studios, London
Mastered at Sony Music Studios, New York

Tracks 1, 6, 8: Published by What Music Ltd. / MCA Music Ltd. / Backbeal Music Ltd.
Tracks 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, 10, 11: Published by What Music Ltd. / MCA Music Ltd.
Track 5: Published by What Music Ltd. / MCA Music Ltd./ Copyright Control

(P) 1994 Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.
(C) 1994 Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.
Distribution Sony Music

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 099747 651489

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EK 64255, 64255 Basia The Sweetest Illusion ‎(CD, Album) Epic, Epic EK 64255, 64255 US 1994
EK 64255 Basia The Sweetest Illusion ‎(CD, Album) Epic EK 64255 Canada 1994
476514 4 Basia The Sweetest Illusion ‎(Cass, Album) Epic 476514 4 UK & Europe 1994
476514 2 Basia The Sweetest Illusion ‎(CD, Album) Epic 476514 2 Europe 1994
4.32.476514 Basia The Sweetest Illusion ‎(Cass, Album, Dol) Epic 4.32.476514 Venezuela 1994