Broken English is the seventh studio album by English singer Marianne Faithfull. It was released on 2 November 1979 by Island Records. The album marked a major comeback for Faithfull after years of drug abuse, homelessness, and suffering from anorexia. It is often regarded as her "definitive recording" and Faithfull herself described it as her "masterpiece".

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  • Broken English ist der Titel eines Albums von Marianne Faithfull. (de)
  • Broken English Albums de Marianne Faithfull Dreamin' My Dreams(1976) Dangerous Acquaintances(1981) Broken English est un album de Marianne Faithfull produit par Mark Miller Mundy en 1979 pour Airstream. Il est souvent considéré comme l'album le plus important de la chanteuse. Sur ce disque, la cinquième plage est le célèbre The Ballad of Lucy Jordan, reprise dans les films Les Fantasmes de Madame Jordan, Cours privé, Thelma et Louise et Tarnation. La photo de l'album représente le visage de la chanteuse tenant une cigarette au tison rouge vif de la main droite et dont le bras replié cache le haut du visage. La photo est en noir, bleu et rouge.À l'origine sur le LP, le bout de la cigarette était imprimé avec une encre fluorescente. L'album est certifié disque d'or en France pour 100 000 exemplaires vendus. (fr)
  • Broken English (en inglés: Inglés roto) es un álbum de la cantante inglesa, Marianne Faithfull, descrito por ella misma en su autobiografía como «la obra maestra». (es)
  • Broken English is the seventh studio album by English singer Marianne Faithfull. It was released on 2 November 1979 by Island Records. The album marked a major comeback for Faithfull after years of drug abuse, homelessness, and suffering from anorexia. It is often regarded as her "definitive recording" and Faithfull herself described it as her "masterpiece". Broken English was Faithfull's first major release since her album Love in a Mist (1967). After ending her relationship with Mick Jagger in 1970 and losing custody of her son, Faithfull's career went into a tailspin as she suffered from heroin addiction and lived on the streets of London. Severe laryngitis, coupled with persistent drug abuse during this period, permanently altered Faithfull's voice, leaving it cracked and lower in pitch. She attempted to make a comeback in 1976 with the release of Dreamin' My Dreams, which noted only a small success. Shortly afterwards, Faithfull began working with musician Barry Reynolds who initially produced the songs "Broken English" and "Why D'Ya Do It?". The demos attracted the attention of Chris Blackwell who signed Faithfull to his record label Island Records. The album was recorded at Matrix Studios in London. Faithfull collaborated with producer Mark Miller Mundy with whom she recorded all songs for the album. After having the whole album recorded, he suggested that the music should be "more modern and electronic" and brought in Steve Winwood on keyboards. Musically, Broken English is a new wave rock album with elements of other genres, such as punk, blues and reggae. After its release, Broken English received critical acclaim. It peaked at number eighty-two on the Billboard 200, becoming her first album to chart in the United States since Go Away from My World (1965). In the United Kingdom, it reached number fifty-seven and was also successful worldwide peaking into the top five in countries, such in Germany, France and New Zealand. Broken English was certified platinum in Germany and France and sold over one million copies worldwide. Two singles were released from the album, with "The Ballad of Lucy Jordan" peaking at number forty-eight on the UK Singles Chart. The album was included on NME magazine's list of "500 Greatest Albums of All Time" and in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. (en)
  • Broken English è un album registrato in studio della cantante inglese Marianne Faithfull pubblicato nell'ottobre 1979. (it)
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  • Broken English ist der Titel eines Albums von Marianne Faithfull. (de)
  • Broken English (en inglés: Inglés roto) es un álbum de la cantante inglesa, Marianne Faithfull, descrito por ella misma en su autobiografía como «la obra maestra». (es)
  • Broken English è un album registrato in studio della cantante inglese Marianne Faithfull pubblicato nell'ottobre 1979. (it)
  • Broken English is the seventh studio album by English singer Marianne Faithfull. It was released on 2 November 1979 by Island Records. The album marked a major comeback for Faithfull after years of drug abuse, homelessness, and suffering from anorexia. It is often regarded as her "definitive recording" and Faithfull herself described it as her "masterpiece". (en)
  • Broken English Albums de Marianne Faithfull Dreamin' My Dreams(1976) Dangerous Acquaintances(1981) Broken English est un album de Marianne Faithfull produit par Mark Miller Mundy en 1979 pour Airstream. Il est souvent considéré comme l'album le plus important de la chanteuse. Sur ce disque, la cinquième plage est le célèbre The Ballad of Lucy Jordan, reprise dans les films Les Fantasmes de Madame Jordan, Cours privé, Thelma et Louise et Tarnation. L'album est certifié disque d'or en France pour 100 000 exemplaires vendus. (fr)
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