But the ambient bombast of "Waterfront" is actually pretty magnificent in a Jim Morrison sort of way. The single "Waterfront," which reached number one in a few European countries, remains one of the band's signature songs to this day, as well as "Speed Your Love to Me" and "Up on the Catwalk". The DVD features both a regular DVD-Video layer and a DVD-Audio layer. 2 Écouter Ajouter Book Of Brilliant Things 4:23 . 2 volumes Sorti en 1984, Sparkle in the Rain est le 6e album du groupe. "[30] Puterbaugh summarized Sparkle in the Rain as "Roxy Music-gone-2001". Il marque le début d'une succession d'albums atteignant la 1e place du palmarès britannique (de 1984 à 1992) et connait un vrai succès international (classé au Top 20 en Europe, au Canada, en Australie, en Nouvelle-Zélande - où il atteint même le n°1, etc.). Bref, "Sparkle In The Rain" prend le risque de tourner le dos à la fois aux adeptes d’"Empires And Dance" et à ceux de "New Gold Dream". [48] This error was subsequently resolved, with owners of the faulty disc being asked to email Universal, who sent out replacement discs and booklets. Sparkle in the Rain pioneered a new "Big Music" whose full stadium-sized horror had yet to become apparent, and there was something attractive about the clattering majesty of "Waterfront". Their new music was harder, heavier, and less subtle. The DVD-Video layer contains a surround sound mix of the album in both 5.1 DTS (24/96 - 1509 kbit/s) and 5.1 Dolby Digital (448 kbit/s), along with a new, high resolution (LPCM stereo 24bit/96 kHz) stereo mix. [58], In the UK, meanwhile, where the album met with much greater commercial success at No. Écoutez Sparkle In The Rain (Super Deluxe) par Simple Minds sur Deezer. [25] Minor imperfections in phasing and pitch were then corrected to complete the album. [28] This moniker went down badly amongst members of the band. Avec la musique en streaming sur Deezer, découvrez plus de 56 millions de titres, créez gratuitement vos propres playlists, explorez des genres différents et partagez vos titres préférés avec vos amis. Whereas I now think Jim is taking some of the melodies from the guitar and the keyboards, which he didn't use to, which makes it more like a song. It's a lot different from New Gold Dream, both sound-wise and material-wise. Simple Minds were making bigger music for bigger occasions. "Sparkle in the Rain is supposed to be when the rot set in: a regressive step back from pop to stadium rock. Message par Sparkle in the rain » lun. Are they the specters of punk's past, the spirits of inspiration now gone? The last one was very smooth, very polished. [40] It also reached No. Aujourd'hui sur Rakuten, 34 Simple Minds Sparkle In The Rain vous attendent au sein de notre rayon . [11], Signs of a possible change in musical direction into a more stadium-oriented sound first became apparent during a series of live performances in the summer months of 1983 by Simple Minds to huge European crowds. [46] "White Hot Day" is at a slower tempo,[47] and "Shake Off the Ghosts" sounds more related to the instrumental B-side "Brass Band in Africa" at this stage. [15], In September 1983, Simple Minds travelled to Monnow Valley Studio in Rockfield, near Monmouth in Wales,[16] for three weeks to work on some new material; Lillywhite accompanied them for the last two weeks to meet the musicians and suggest some modifications to their music. [30], Jim Kerr's vocal performance on "The Kick Inside of Me" was described by Dave Thompson of AllMusic as "a Saint Vitus frenzy", where he "attempts to shake the ghosts right out of his body. "[63], Sparkle in the Rain was listed as the 100th greatest Scottish album of all time by a 2003 issue of The Scotsman newspaper, who praised the album thus: "Released in 1984, Sparkle in the Rain was the album by which Simple Minds became a 'stadium' band. [4] By 1988 Sparkle in the Rain had sold approximately one million-and-a-half copies worldwide. 1 in the New Zealand Singles Chart and charting for thirteen weeks. Aujourd'hui sur Rakuten, 33 Sparkle In The Rain vous attendent au sein de notre rayon . Sparkle in the Rain, depuis longtemps maintenant, signifie pour moi le début de la fin : l’arrivée de Steve Lillywhite à la production, ce moment où Kerr ressemble de plus en plus à Bono, l’adieu à la cold et à la new wave (New Gold Dream, toujours beau) pour une musique héroïque, mondialiste, FM. I'd forgotten about my new wave habit for about 10 years and recently rediscovered it. [17] With drummer Mel Gaynor now having fully integrated himself into the band, the songwriting was beginning to be influenced consistently from all group members. For example, "Waterfront" was written as both a eulogy to their place of origin Glasgow and as a celebration of much wider aspirations to recover its once-thriving industry. They knew they were moving on towards a new phase, but they hadn't got it quite right yet, which was why Sparkle seemed rooted in the past while straining to see into a future which still wasn't entirely clear. 6 Écouter Ajouter Street Hassle 5:16 . Cet album marque dignement la fin de leur époque de plénitude, en même temps que la fin de leur contribution à la new wave. [19] He tried to emphasize musical unity between the band members; for instance, he pressed Jim Kerr to write lyrics for songs as soon as he could, such that his vocal melodies were influenced by the instrumentation. "[29], A review of the album for Rolling Stone discussed how many of Jim Kerr's lyrics can be interpreted as religious references, such as The Bible in "Book of Brilliant Things", or redemption at the Christian cross in "East at Easter". "[14] Shortly afterwards, the band were looking for a producer for their forthcoming sixth album; initially Alex Sadkin, of the Compass Point All Stars, was sought after due to his work with Grace Jones, but his schedule was incompatible with that of Simple Minds. Waterfront 5. [24] The recording process drew to a completion with Lillywhite and the band adding some finishing touches to "Up on the Catwalk"; Jim Kerr sang some additional lines that had been stored in his notebook instead of name-dropping some extra famous people towards the song's end. "Mick would be fiddling away like this, Charlie would be going like this, then Jim would come in and sing something completely different to what the other two were doing. Street Hassle 7. The song was their first major hit but heralded a new, lumpen Simple Minds, who in pursuit of U2 and world domination shed all that was good about their sound. The ultimate ‘Sparkle In The Rain’ box set is available now. Speed Your Love To Me 4. Subsequent copies of the box set featured the corrected DVD disc and booklet. Sparkle in the Rain est le septième album studio des Simple Minds. 3 Écouter Ajouter Speed Your Love To Me 4:25 . The corrected DVD can be identified by the matrix number in the centre of the disc (Matrix/Runout (DVD Layer 0): 06025 470 143-2 50 01 + 53747525 - Matrix/Runout (DVD Layer 1): 06025 470 143-2 51 01 + 53747523 A A)[49], Released at the same time as the box set was a Blu-Ray Audio package that contained the original 1984 stereo mix along with Steven Wilson's 2014 stereo and 5.1 surround sound mixes. Avec la musique en streaming sur Deezer, découvrez plus de 56 millions de titres, créez gratuitement vos propres playlists, explorez des genres différents et partagez vos titres préférés avec vos amis. Receiving mostly positive reviews in the United Kingdom and the United States,[10] Sparkle in the Rain was ultimately certified double platinum in the UK by the British Phonographic Industry, and significantly increased media interest in the band. [17] At Rockfield, most of the tracks were dramatically changed, as they had begun as demos consisting only of work by Mick MacNeil and Charlie Burchill, with some drum and bass machine sounds overlapping. All tracks are written by Simple Minds (Charlie Burchill, Derek Forbes, Jim Kerr, Mel Gaynor, Michael MacNeil); except where noted. Shake Off The Ghosts DISC 2: 1. 5 Écouter Ajouter East At Easter 3:31 . Le groupe s'éloigne ici de ses origines new wave pour se tourner vers un rockrésolument héroïque destiné à enflammer les stades. La réalisation de Steve Lillywhite se fait entendre et est plus "musclée" et énergique qu'auparavant. [41] It remains one of the band's signature songs to this day. [35] The first UK pressing was issued on white vinyl and the first Canadian pressing was issued on transparent vinyl; all other foreign editions were initially issued on black vinyl;[36] the album immediately entered the UK Albums Chart at No. Sparkle in the rain by Simple Minds (CD) Sparkle in the rain by Simple Minds (CD) - CD… Voir la présentation; Meilleures ventes. Unfortunately, a manufacturing error resulted in faulty DVDs and a missing paragraph in the liner notes in the early copies of the deluxe boxset release. Club, speculated, "While the guitars twinkle and Kerr yells, "You go to my head," it's hard to know whether the moment is ecstatic or desperately manic. "[22], MacKenzie Wilson of AllMusic retrospectively described the album's musical style thus: "Synth-beats throb over Charlie Burchill's new wave third-chord guitars and swooning basslines...Piano vibes are pinch-hitting and Kerr's songwriting thrives on celebrity and the falling grace that coincides that. [62] Peter Walker, writing for The Guardian, went against this view, describing "the thudding, plodding backdrop to "Waterfront", lead single for the follow-up album, 1984's Sparkle in the Rain. Sparkle in the Rain is one of their finest, most confident works. Moi c'est Christophe de Toulouse. 2 in both Sweden, charting for six weeks,[5] and the Netherlands, charting for thirty weeks. 1 Écouter Ajouter Up On The Catwalk 4:45 . 1 to become the band's first chart-topper,[2] and it remained in the charts for 57 weeks; among the band's records, only Once Upon a Time has bettered this chart run. Il devrait plaire à la plupart … [18], The group relocated to Townhouse Studios in London by October,[16] by which time their updated material retained "only a bassline or keyboard melody from the original four-track demo". It includes the songs ‘Up On The Catwalk’ ‘Waterfront’ and ‘Speed You love To Me’. New Gold Dream (81,82,83,84)(1982) Once Upon a Time(1985). The Kick Inside Of Me 10. Et cela, aussi bien du côté du neuf que des produits Sparkle In The Rain occasion. Cet album marque le début d'une succession d'albums se rendant à la première place du palmarès britannique (entre 1984 et 1992). “The impossible is only something that hasn’t been done yet” I am a professional Business Director with over 35 years of Sales & Marketing, New Business Development, Event Management and Charity experience with a track record of providing & managing creative solutions. Charlie Burchill, Derek Forbes, Jim Kerr, Michael MacNeil, Brian McGee, Charlie Burchill, Derek Forbes, Jim Kerr, Michael MacNeil, Assistant Engineers – Paul Cook and Gavin McKillop, Studio Technicians – Matt Dunn and Paul Kerr. Initial copies of this Blu-Ray had a mono mix instead of Steven Wilson's 2014 stereo mix, and problems with the 5.1 mix were acknowledged too. Sorti en 1984, Sparkle in the Rain est le 6e album du groupe. Despite frontman Jim Kerr's vaguest gesturing and most voluble bellowing to that point, the move worked. 1 in the charts,[2] Don Watson of the NME felt such a grand, rock-oriented sound compared unfavourably with those aforementioned bands, dubbing Simple Minds "U3" in his review. Enregistré après la tournée New Gold Dream (l'album qui a propulsé Simple Minds sur la scène internationale), il est produit par Steve Lillywhite. Pourtant, j’aime bien ce disque. Sparkle in the rain - Edition Deluxe, 2 CD Simple Minds (Interprète) CD album. Waterfront (Edit) 2. L'album Sparkle In The Rain de Simple Minds : extraits, infos, charts, titres, écouter et télécharger. Long regarded as one of the jewels in the band’s catalogue, 1983’s ‘Sparkle In The Rain’ kicked off a run of three consecutive Number 1 albums in the UK for Simple Minds and delivered the classic hit singles ‘Waterfront’, ‘Up On The Catwalk’ and ‘Speed Your Love To Me’. Titre extrait de cette session d'enregistrement mais non inclus dans l'album, https://fr.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Sparkle_in_the_Rain&oldid=162979375, Article contenant un appel à traduction en anglais, licence Creative Commons attribution, partage dans les mêmes conditions, comment citer les auteurs et mentionner la licence. [14] "We get this thing levelled at us of being influenced by them, but they're equally influenced by us. [17] As a producer, Lillywhite differed from Peter Walsh on the previous album by going with "the feel of the moment" rather than following "any preconceptions about how he wanted the album to turn out". Hearing this album (and also New Gold Dream) was like finding your favorite toy from childhood. 1. Sparkle in the Rain is the sixth studio album by Scottish rock band Simple Minds, released on 6 February 1984 by record label Virgin in the UK and A&M in the US. [45], On 16 March 2015, a new 4CD/DVD deluxe remastered boxset of Sparkle in the Rain was released, containing B-sides and remixes on Disc 2 and live performances and radio sessions on Discs 3 and 4. 4:46 PREVIEW Book of Brilliant Things. "[17] Regarding the role of producer Steve Lillywhite, Brian Hogg wrote that Sparkle in the Rain "captured the bravura of their in-concert sound" and Lillywhite "introduced a dynamic, often contrasting, perspective quite unlike the panoramic standpoint of its predecessor, but there was no denying the resultant brash excitement. This page was last edited on 5 November 2020, at 17:01. Sparkle in the Rain est le septième album studio des Simple Minds, publié en 1984. Les meilleures offres pour Simple Minds: Sparkle in the Rain =CD= sont sur eBay Comparez les prix et les spécificités des produits neufs et d'occasion Pleins d'articles en livraison gratuite! Or the shades that dwell in our deepest recesses, set free by the power of music? For Sparkle in the Rain, they sought U2 producer Steve Lillywhite, whose approach helped shape their performances into a forceful, direct set of commercial rock designed to shake nosebleed seats. CDISCOUNT A VOLONT É Livraison en express gratuite et illimitée ainsi que de nombreuses offres exceptionnelles ! "[19], Burchill likened Lillywhite's producing style and manner to that of the film director Werner Herzog. [28] Other slower tracks include the instrumental "Shake Off the Ghosts" and the "pensive" "'C' Moon Cry Like a Baby", while the punk-revivalist "The Kick Inside of Me", "straining vocal and stinging guitar" of "Speed Your Love to Me", and "pounding percussion and keyboards" of "Up on the Catwalk" and "Book of Brilliant Things" emphasize the album's more intense sound. A breakthrough commercial success for the band, the record peaked at number 1 in the UK Albums Chart on 18 February 1984,[2] and reached the top 20 in numerous other countries around the world, including New Zealand,[3] Netherlands,[4] Sweden,[5] Canada,[6] Switzerland,[7] Germany,[8] Norway,[9] and Australia. Sparkle In The Rain, Simple Minds' US breakthrough album, [2] is a rock-oriented album. 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