Two classic easy-listening albums by Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra, originally released in 1984 and 1983 on the Philips label, together on one CD and remastered from the original analogue stereo tapes for Vocalion's trademark crystal-clear sound…
In this new disk two remastered albums of Paul Mauriat. In the world there will be, probably, similar variety and symphonic orchestras using the same glory and popularity as an orchestra under control of the French composer and the arranger Paul Mauriat a little. Millions of sold plates, tours worldwide, invariable success at concert venues of all continents - such is a way of this well-known collective.
Sinbad and his shipmates aid a young prince, who must battle an evil wizard to gain the hand of a beautiful princess.
Barbarossa, a pirate, frees a group of Spanish prisoners and makes them his crew. On a raid, he takes as a prize a Spanish countess, Alida. He has fallen in love with her by the time he arranges for her ransom by the officer who was to marry her. Exposing her intended as a coward and a liar, he goes to ask for her hand but she has escaped, and Barbarossa thinks she is the one who killed his aide, Peg-Leg.
It's 1790 and British Naval Commander Redway is driven by greed for money and will stop at nothing to get it. His second in command, David Robinson, questions his allegiance when Redway kills his father and takes his brother prisoner. In order to save his brother and avenge his father's death David must join forces with a band of pirates, led by Captain Bernard, hunt down and kill Redway. Along the way we are treated to sea battles, blood-thirsty cannibals, and wall-to-wall action.
…OMD as you've never envisioned them, "Sailing on the Seven Seas" rowed straight up the British chart in the spring of 1991, landing at number three, the band's biggest hit to date.