Sapphire

1 Nov 1984
The Bottom Line:

John's Bahama trip contains fine songs in a smooth production. The eighties in full swing, so prepare for a lot of keyboards.

'An extra special thank you to Robert Palmer without whose help this album may never have been made.'

Recorded at Compass Point Studios, Nassau, Bahamas and Ca Va Sound Workshops, Glasgow.
Mixed by Harvey Goldberg and Stephen Street at Fallout Shelter, London except Sapphire (by Andy Lyden at Genetic Studios).

Full credits
Vocals & Guitars: John Martyn
Additional Guitar: Barry Reynolds
Bass Guitar: Alan Thomson
Keyboards: Jack Waldman, Jim Prime, Robin Rankin, Alan Thomson, James Hooker

Linn Drums: Steven Stanley, John Martyn, Andy Lyden, Alan Thomson
Percussion: Uzziah 'Sticky' Thompson

Saxophones: Colin Tully

Harmonies: Morwenne Laidlaw, Terry Nelson, Lorna Brooks
Choral Section: S.N.O. Arranged by Dave Murricane
Recorded at Compass Point Studios, Nassau, Bahamas

Engineers Andy Lyden & Steven Stanley, Assisted by Benji Armbrister,
Kendal Stubbs & Frankie Gibson and Ca Va Sound Workshops, Glasgow
Engineer Brian Young

Mixed at the Fallout Shelter, London by Harvey Goldberg
Assisted by Stephen Street

[Sapphire] Mixed at Genetic Studios by Andy Lyden

Produced by John Martyn
An extra special thank you to Robert Palmer without whose help this album may never have been made
Cover illustration by Cathie Felstead
Photography by Anton Corbijn

First CD pressing Island Masters series 22 March 1993.

Credits: 
Production: J. Martyn
Engineers: Andy Lyden, Steven Stanley, Benji Armbrister, Kendal Stubbs, Frankie Gibson, Brian Young
Cover illustration: Cathie Felstead
Photography: Anton Corbijn
Carriers: 
Vinyl: Island ILPS 9779
Vinyl: Island 90248-1 (US)
Vinyl: Island L-38276 (Australia)
CD: Island IMCD 164 (822 971-2) (March 1993)

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