Tangents: The Tea Party Collection

Tangents is a greatest hits collection from Canadian band The Tea Party, released in 2000 (see 2000 in music).

Tangents: The Tea Party Collection
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Greatest hits album by
ReleasedDecember 12, 2000
Recorded1993 - 2000
GenreRock
Length67:09
LabelEMI Music Canada
ProducerJeff Martin and Ed Stasium
The Tea Party chronology
Live at the Enmore Theatre
(1999)
Tangents: The Tea Party Collection
(2000)
The Interzone Mantras
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars [1]

Tangents includes singles from Splendor Solis (1993), The Edges of Twilight (1995), Transmission (1997) and Triptych (1999), together with the single "Walking Wounded", B-sides recorded during the Triptych sessions and a cover of The Rolling Stones' "Paint It, Black". The album reached platinum status within a few months of its release.

The DVD compilation Illuminations was released in 2001 to complement Tangents.

Stuart Chatwood (Creative Director), Antoine Moonen (Graphic Artist), James St. Laurent/Margaret Malandruccolo/Nick Sarros (Photographers) won the 2001 Juno Award for "Best Artwork".

Tangents debuted at #10 on the Canadian Albums Chart, selling 14,780 copies in its first week.[2]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Walking Wounded" – 4:37
  2. "Temptation" (Transmission) – 3:25
  3. "The Messenger" (Daniel Lanois cover) (Triptych) – 3:31
  4. "Psychopomp" (Transmission) – 5:15
  5. "Sister Awake" (The Edges of Twilight) – 5:43
  6. "The Bazaar" (The Edges of Twilight) – 3:42
  7. "Save Me" (remix) (Splendor Solis) – 6:36
  8. "Fire in the Head" (The Edges of Twilight) – 5:06
  9. "Release" (Transmission) – 4:04
  10. "Heaven Coming Down" (Triptych) – 4:01
  11. "The River" (remix) – 5:43 (Splendor Solis)
  12. "Babylon" (Transmission) – 2:49
  13. "Waiting on a Sign" – 4:21
  14. "Lifeline" – 4:37
  15. "Paint It Black" (The Rolling Stones cover) – 3:34

SinglesEdit

  • "Walking Wounded"

Special thanksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tangents: The Tea Party Collection at AllMusic
  2. ^ Cantin, Paul (December 1, 2004). "'Beatles 1' debuts at #1 in Canada". Jam!. Quebecor. Archived from the original on April 4, 2014. Retrieved November 15, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

External linksEdit

  • Lyrics
  • Tangents at MusicBrainz
  • [1] The Tea Party LIVE - Photography James St Laurent
  • [2] The Tea Party • Triptych Sessions - Photography James St Laurent