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Turbulent Indigo

Released: October 25, 1994

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Produced by Joni Mitchell and Larry Klein
Recorded and Mixed by Dan Marnien at The Kiva
Mastered by Bernie Grundman
Assistant Engineers: Julie Last, Paula "Max" Schape and Paul Lundin
Production Coordination: Paula "Max" Schaper and Marsha Burns

All songs written by Joni Mitchell except
How Do You Stop by Dan Hartman and Charlie Midnight
Yvette in English by Joni Mitchell and David Crosby

All songs published 1994 Crazy Crow Music BMI
except How Do You Stop © 1986 EMI Blackwood Music Inc./Janiceps Music BMI/EMI April Music Inc./Second Nature Music Inc. ASCAP
and Yvette In English © 1993 Crazy Crow Music/Stay Straight Music BMI
Lyrics Reprinted by Permission. All Rights Reserved.

Paintings © Joni Mitchell

Wayne Shorter appears courtesy of Elektra Entertainment
Seal appears cortesy of ZTT Records Ltd. & Sire Records Company

Art Direction Joni Mitchell and Robbie Cavolina
Paintings by Joni Mitchell
Photography by Robbie Cavolina

Peter Asher Management Inc.

» Reviews of Turbulent Indigo from the Library

 » Joni loves nothing (Advocate)
 » AGI Salutes the Grammy Nominated Art Directors (Billboard)
 » Poet-singer-painter Joni Mitchell still one of a kind (Denver Post)
 » Joni Mitchell looks at the darker side (Detroit Free Press)
 » CD reviews -- Turbulent Indigo by Joni Mitchell  (Down Beat)
 » Turbulent Indigo (Fi Magazine)
 » Joni Mitchell: Turbulent Indigo (Guardian)
 » Turbulent Indigo (People)
 » Independents Daze (Relix)
 » Turbulent Indigo (Rolling Stone)
 » Turbulent Indigo (Stereo Review)
 » A Deeper Shade of Blue (Time (Magazine))

» Guitar Transcriptions

 » Borderline (Guitar chords by Sue McNamara)
 » How Do You Stop (Guitar chords by Marian Russell) - Rated 9.00
 » Last Chance Lost (Guitar chords by Howard Wright)
 » Sex Kills (Guitar chords by Howard Wright) - Rated 9.00
 » Sunny Sunday (Guitar chords by Mark Domyancich and Howard Wright)
 » The Magdalene Laundries (Guitar chords by Sue McNamara)
 » The Magdalene Laundries (Guitar tablature by Howard Wright) - Rated 10.00
 » The Sire Of Sorrow (Job's Sad Song) (Guitar chords by Marian Russell)
 » Turbulent Indigo (Guitar chords by Mark Domyancich and Sue McNamara)
 » Yvette In English (Guitar chords by Sunil Shaw)

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cryptkeeperfun on 2014-Jul-03 at 15:58:02 GMT-5:
The opening guitar chords on Sunny Sunday sounds like Clouds or Ladies Of The Canyon. The whole album is moody and atmospheric like all of Mitchell's best work. I'm glad Joni won the Grammys for this album. One of my favorites of hers!
pixieharbottle on 2011-Jul-20 at 04:00:31 GMT-5:
I have followed Joni from the beginning and have most of her albums. Saw her sing in Ronnie Scotts, Soho during an impromptu moment through a blue haze sometime in the sixties/seventies and I've been struck ever since.
For me this album is one of her best, true class.
simmo0655 on 2011-Jan-07 at 14:17:20 GMT-5:
I saw Joni with Tom Scotts LA Express Wembley 1974 ,on the CSNY TOUR ,and have been a Fan all my life ,this album encapsulates all that is the wonder of Joni ,sensitive ,beautiful and surreal ,long may she bring wonderful music to be enjoed by us mortal beings ,respect love and peace .
sweet.bird on 2010-Jan-11 at 22:02:37 GMT-5:
i bought this record after reading up about her later work via wikipedia.
it mentioned that most contemporary musicians, be it whatever style/genre they create or interpret music, have been very keen on interpreting her later work for themselves.

honesty, i have to say that i LOVE this record (as i do every one of hers), but i almost prefer her later work over her earlier work... it's just this seriousness and almost a 'i'm going to do wtf i want' attitude, which resonates in both her voice & lyrical content, but also her rhythmic tapping & pulling/plucking on her guitar.

i honestly recommend this record, it's amazing.