1989 Swing Out Sister – Kaleidoscope World

Kaleidoscope World is the second studio album by the British band Swing Out Sister. It was released in 1989 and features the singles “You on My Mind” (UK #28), “Where in the World?” (UK #47), “Forever Blue” (UK #80), and “Waiting Game”. With the addition of an orchestra, this album features a more sophisticated, easy listening/retro sound than their previous synth-oriented debut album, 1987’s It’s Better to Travel. The album reached #9 on the UK Albums Chart

Tracks

1  You On My Mind (Andy Connell; Corinne Drewery; Paul O’Duffy) 03:36
Where In The World?(Andy Connell; Corinne Drewery) 04:15
3  Forever Blue (Andy Connell; Corinne Drewery) 04:27
4  Heart For Hire (Andy Connell; Corinne Drewery) 04:26
5  Tainted (Andy Connell; Corinne Drewery; Martin Jackson) 03:59
6  Waiting Game (Andy Connell; Corinne Drewery) 04:15
7  Precious Words (Andy Connell; Corinne Drewery) 04:13
8  Masquerade (Andy Connell; Corinne Drewery) 04:46
9  Between Strangers (Andy Connell; Corinne Drewery; Martin Jackson) 04:06
10  The Kaleidoscope Affair (Andy Connell; Corinne Drewery) 03:09
11  Coney Island Man (Andy Connell; Corinne Drewery) 03:42
12  Precious Words (Instrumental) (Andy Connell; Corinne Drewery) 04:11
13  Forever Blue (String Mix) (Andy Connell; Corinne Drewery) 04:13
14  Masquerade (Instrumental) (Andy Connell; Corinne Drewery) 04:46

Musicians

KeyboardsAndy Connell
ProgrammingMartyn Phillips
VocalsCorinne Drewery

Other Musicians

1 You On My Mind

DrumsChris Whitten
SaxJamie Talbot
SaxPhil Todd
TrumpetPete Beachill
TrumpetGuy Barker
TrumpetSimon Gardner
PercussionLuis Jardim
Background VocalsClare Torry
Background VocalsStephanie de Sykes


2 Where In The World?

DrumsChris Whitten
GuitarTim Cansfield
Acoustic GuitarVini Reilly
HornsJerry Hey
SaxDan Higgins
TromboneBill Reichenbach
TrumpetGary Grant
TrumpetJerry Hey
GlockenspielFrank Ricotti
VibraphoneFrank Ricotti
PercussionLuis Jardim
Background VocalsChyna Gordon
Background VocalsDerek Green


3 Forever Blue

DrumsChris Whitten
GuitarTim Cansfield
GlockenspielFrank Ricotti
VibraphoneFrank Ricotti
PercussionLuis Jardim
Background VocalsChyna Gordon
Background VocalsDee Lewis
Background VocalsDerek Green
Background VocalsNat Augustin


4 Heart For Hire

Drums (programming)Paul O’Duffy
GuitarTim Cansfield
TrumpetGuy Barker
GlockenspielFrank Ricotti
SnareFrank Ricotti
TimpaniFrank Ricotti
VibraphoneFrank Ricotti
PercussionLuis Jardim
Background VocalsChyna Gordon
Background VocalsDerek Green


5 Tainted

Drums (programming)Martin Jackson


6 Waiting Game

KeyboardsPaul O’Duffy
GuitarPhil Palmer
GuitarTim Cansfield
SynthesizerJess Bailey
SaxDave Bishop
SaxSnake Davis
TrombonePete Beachill
TrumpetGuy Barker
TrumpetJohn Barclay
BellsFrank Ricotti
GlockenspielFrank Ricotti
PercussionFrank Ricotti
Background VocalsChyna Gordon
Background VocalsDee Lewis
Background VocalsDerek Green


7 Precious Words

Drums (programming)Martin Jackson
GuitarTim Cansfield
TimpaniFrank Ricotti
PercussionLuis Jardim
Background VocalsChyna Gordon
Background VocalsDee Lewis
Background VocalsDerek Green
Background VocalsNat Augustin


8 Masquerade

KeyboardsMartin Jackson
PercussionLuis Jardim
Background VocalsChyna Gordon
Background VocalsDee Lewis
Background VocalsDerek Green
Background VocalsNat Augustin


9 Between Strangers

Drums (programming)Martin Jackson
GuitarTim Cansfield
HornsJerry Hey
SaxDan Higgins
TromboneBill Reichenbach
TrumpetGary Grant
TrumpetJerry Hey


10 The Kaleidoscope Affair

DrumsChris Whitten
Drums (programming)Martin Jackson
GuitarTim Cansfield
PercussionLuis Jardim


11 Coney Island Man

Drums (programming)Andy Connell


12 Precious Words (Instrumental)

PercussionLuis Jardim


13 Forever Blue (String Mix)

GlockenspielFrank Ricotti
VibraphoneFrank Ricotti


14 Masquerade (Instrumental)

Drums (programming)Martin Jackson
PercussionLuis Jardim

Orchestra

Cello (First) – Ben Kennard Tracks 3, 7)
Cello – Helen Liebmann, Paul Kegg, Roger Smith Tracks 3, 7)
Double Bass (First) – Chris Laurence Tracks 3, 7)
Double Bass – Mike Brittain Tracks 3, 7)
Flugelhorn (First) – Graham Ashton Tracks 3, 7)
Flugelhorn (Second) – Edward Hobart Tracks 3, 7)
Flute – Andrew Findon Tracks 3, 7)
French Horn (First) – John Pigneguy Tracks 3, 7)
French Horn (Second) – John Rooke Tracks 3, 7)
Harmonica – Tommy Reilly Tracks 3, 7)
Harp – Fiona Hibbert Tracks 3, 7)
Leader (Violin) – Gavyn Wright Tracks 3, 7)
Viola – David Emanuel, Levine Andrade, Roger Chase Tracks 3, 7)
Viola (First) – George Robertson Tracks 3, 7)
Violin – Bill Benham, Elizabeth Edwards, Godfrey Salmon, Jim Archer, John Kitchen, Mark Berrow, Peter Oxer, Roger Garland, Rolf Wilson, Tim Good, Wilf Gibson Tracks 3, 7)
Vocals – Lance Ellington Tracks 3, 7)

Liner Notes

Producer – Paul Staveley O’Duffy (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14)
Producer – Swing Out Sister (Track 11)
Arranged By (Brass, Strings) – Andy Connell, Paul O’Duffy (Tracks 1, 4, 5, 10)
Arranged By (Brass, Strings) – Corinne Drewery(Tracks 1, 4, 10)
Arranged By (Brass, Strings) – Richard Niles (Track 6)
Arranged By (Brass) – Jerry Hey (Tracks 2, 9)
Arranged By (Strings) – Andy Connell (Tracks 2, 8, 14)
Arranged By (Strings) – Paul O’Duffy (Track 2)
Arranged By (Orchestra) – Jimmy Webb (Tracks 3, 7, 12, 13)
Conductor – Jimmy Webb (Tracks 3, 7, 12, 13)
Engineer – Paul Staveley O’Duffy
Engineer – Stuart James (Track 11)
Engineer (Additional) – Howie Bernstein, Richard Edwards, Roland Herrington

Design – Johnson Panas
Photography By – Mark Bayley

Engineered At Lillie Yard Studio
Engineered At Master Rock Studios
Engineered At Sarm West Studios
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