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Jordan: The Comeback

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Download links and information about Jordan: The Comeback by Prefab Sprout. This album was released in 1990 and it belongs to Rock, New Wave, Pop, Alternative genres. It contains 19 tracks with total duration of 01:03:37 minutes.

Artist: Prefab Sprout
Release date: 1990
Genre: Rock, New Wave, Pop, Alternative
Tracks: 19
Duration: 01:03:37
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Looking for Atlantis 4:01
2. Wild Horses 3:43
3. Machine Gun Ibiza 3:42
4. We Let the Stars Go (Single Version) 3:34
5. Carnival 2000 (Single Version) 3:21
6. Jordan: The Comeback (Single Version) 4:11
7. Jesse James Symphony 2:15
8. Jesse James Bolero 4:09
9. Moon Dog 4:06
10. All the World Loves Lovers 3:50
11. All Boys Believe Anything 1:34
12. The Ice Maiden (Single Version) 3:19
13. Paris Smith 2:55
14. The Wedding March 2:46
15. One of the Broken (Single Version) 3:51
16. Michael 3:02
17. Mercy 1:22
18. Scarlet Nights 4:13
19. Doo-Wop In Harlem 3:43

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British pop aesthetes Prefab Sprout scored their highest achievement with Jordan: The Comeback (1990), a sprawling release that’s almost too much to grasp in a single listening. Lead singer/songwriter Paddy McAloon gets unabashedly ambitious here — the album’s 19 tracks are grouped into a series of mini-suites touching upon fame, rebellion, romantic loss and spiritual fulfillment. If the topics are heavy, the music is mostly light and billowing, drawing upon disco, Burt Bacharach-style pop and classic R&B for inspiration. McAloon’s fairly nondescript voice manages to capture real passion, underscored by Wendy Smith’s coolly mannered backup on tracks like “The Ice Maiden” and “All Boys Believe Anything.” There’s a cinematic sweep to the album’s lyrics, encompassing everything from lovelorn regrets (“We Let The Stars Go”) to fervent prayers (“One Of The Broken”). The most fascinating songs deal with American-style celebrity, whether embodied by a legendary rock icon (the title tune) or a murdered gunslinger (“Jesse James Symphony,” ”Jesse James Bolero”). Thomas Dolby’s production adds an ethereal sheen to the tracks without weakening their intimacy or burying their rhythmic flow. A work of consummate craft and warm, thoughtful content, Jordan: The Comeback is Prefab Sprout’s finest hour.