The Dream of the Blue Turtles is the debut solo album by Sting, released in 1985 on A&M.
A1. “If You Love Somebody Set Them Free” (4:14)
A2. “Love Is the Seventh Wave” (3:30)
A3. “Russians” (3:57)
A4. “Children’s Crusade” (5:00)
A5. “Shadows in the Rain” (4:56)
B1. “We Work the Black Seam” (5:40)
B2. “Consider Me Gone” (4:21)
B3. “The Dream of the Blue Turtles” (1:15)
B4. “Moon Over Bourbon Street” (3:59)
B5. “Fortress Around Your Heart” (4:48)
Sting – lead vocals, guitar, synthesizer, double bass on “Moon over Bourbon Street”, additional backing vocals
Omar Hakim – drums
Darryl Jones – bass guitar
Kenny Kirkland – keyboards
Danny Quatrochi – Synclavier, additional backing vocals
Branford Marsalis – soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone, percussion
Robert Ashworth – additional guitar
Eddy Grant – congas (7)
Frank Opolko – trombone (2)
Dolette McDonald – backing vocals
Janice Pendarvis – backing vocals
Pete Smith – backing vocals
Elliot Jones – backing vocals
Jane Alexander – backing vocals
Vic Garbarini – backing vocals
The Nannies Chorus – backing vocals
Rosemary Purt – backing vocals
Stephanie Crewdson – backing vocals
Joe Sumner – backing vocals
Kate Sumner – backing vocals
Michael Sumner – backing vocals
Pete Smith – engineer, producer
Sting – producer
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