St Germain
Tourist

  2 x LP   180grs   33⅓rpm     remastering 2012: Arthanor Productions, Geneva. 

2012 Blue Note France remastered on 180g 2LP+320 KBPS download= Sublime 2000 album! Consummate acid jazz from French producer Ludovic Navarre, with a sextet of musicians. Diamond-certified in France and Platinum or multi-Platinum in Belgium, Canada,...

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Release date:20-06-2012(originally released in 2000)

2012 Blue Note reissue on 180g +download= Sublime 2000 album! Consummate acid jazz from French producer Ludovic Navarre, with a sextet of musicians. Diamond-certified in France and Platinum or multi-Platinum in Belgium, Canada, Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, Switzerland, Australia, Austria, Italy, Ireland, Norway, and Portugal, the album is an influential entry in the electronic music genre.

Tracks:
A1 Rose Rouge 6:56
A2 Montego Bay Spleen 6:26

B1 So Flute 8:28
B2 La Goutte D'or 6:19

C1 Sure Thing 6:20
C2 Pont Des Arts 7:26

D1 Latin Note 5:55
D2 Land Of... 7:47
D3 What You Think About... 4:48

Blue Note's electronic jazz 2000 release Tourist, the second full-length by veteran French DJ and producer St. Germain (Ludovic Navarre), achieved the #1 position on Billboard's Contemporary Jazz Albums chart, and the album and its creator won France's most prestigious music award, the Victoires de la Musique, in jazz, live performance, and electronic categories (Jazz Discovery of the Year, Live Discovery, and Best Electronic Album).

With more than three million copies sold worldwide, Tourist is an electronic music staple featuring nine evocative, jazz-infused tracks still heard at clubs, restaurants and fashion shows around the world. Diamond-certified in France and Platinum or multi-Platinum in Belgium, Canada, Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, Switzerland, Australia, Austria, Italy, Ireland, Norway, and Portugal, the album is an influential entry in the electronic music genre.

In his four-star Rolling Stone review of the album, David Fricke praised St. Germain's skilled electronic-meets-jazz approach: "A sly dog with a disciple's touch, Navarre shows respect for the spirit, if not the letter, of classic jazz. He gives his live soloists, including trumpeter Pascal Ohse and saxophonist-flutist Edouard Labor, room to breathe, if not blow wild." Rolling Stone later touted Tourist as one of 2000's best albums and rightfully so!

Discs: 2
Drager(LP,EP,12,7,CD): LP
Qual(120grs,150grs,180grs): 180grs
Speed(33,45): 33
Extra info: remastering 2012: Arthanor Productions, Geneva.
Label: Blue Note
Originally released: 2000
This release: 2012
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