Rites of Summer - Spyro Gyra
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  1. Claire's Dream
  2. Daddy's Got a New Girl Now
  3. Limelight
  4. Shanghai Gumbo
  5. Innocent Soul
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  1. Claire's Dream
  2. Daddy's Got a New Girl Now
  3. Limelight
  4. Shanghai Gumbo
  5. Innocent Soul
  6. No Man's Land
  7. Yosemite
  8. The Archer
  9. Captain Karma
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1998's Rites of Summer is the album on which Spyro Gyra once and for all abandons every pretense toward being anything other than a slickly commercial instrumental pop outfit with occasional feints toward the smoothest of smooth jazz. As always with Spyro Gyra, the slower and more impressionistic tunes are much more interesting than the upbeat songs. Where "Daddy's Got a New Girl Now" sounds like the backing track to an unreleased Deniece Williams single and "No Man's Land" and "Captain Karma" sound as if they were written ...

Rites of Summer 1996, GRP

UPC: 011105981323

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Rites of Summer MCA

UPC: 076732623527

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