Epic publish Basia’s debut album : ‘Time and Tide’ (1987)

Basia’s ‘Time and Tide’ is her debut album released in the US on August 21, 1987 by Epic.

Track listing : 1.Promises (Peter Ross, Basia Trzetrzelewska, Danny White) – 04:03 . 2.Run for Cover (Peter Ross, Basia Trzetrzelewska, Danny White) – 03:38 . 3.Time and Tide (Basia Trzetrzelewska, Danny White) – 04:03 . 4.Freeze Thaw (Peter Ross, Basia Trzetrzelewska, Danny White) – 03:57 . 5.From Now On (Basia Trzetrzelewska, Danny White) – 03:45 . 6.New Day for You (Peter Ross, Basia Trzetrzelewska, Danny White) – 04:27 . 7.Prime Time TV (Peter Ross, Basia Trzetrzelewska, Danny White) – 05:20 . 8.Astrud (Basia Trzetrzelewska, Danny White) – 04:39 . 9.How Dare You (Basia Trzetrzelewska, Danny White) – 03:22 . 10.Miles Away (Basia Trzetrzelewska, Danny White) – 04:10 .

Musicians : Basia Trzetrzelewska – Vocals . Guy Barker – Trumpet . Ray Carless – Saxophone . Steve Gregory – Saxophone . Bob Jenkins – Drums . Robin Jones – Drums . Kevin Robinson – Trumpet . Ronnie Ross – Saxophone . Peter White – Guitar .

Production Produced by Basia Trzetrzelewska, Danny White . Gerry Kitchingham – Engineer .

Recorded at Power Plant in London, England. .

Released on August 21, 1987 by Epic.


This earlier album I think is even better then the “London Warsaw New York” album, although I’m quite fond of that one as well. Almost every song on this album “Time and Tide” is a loved track for me. […]

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Basia’s ‘Time and Tide’


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