Thursday, 3 September 2009

Narada Michael Walden ”The Dance Of Life”

Narada Michael Walden

The Dance Of Life
( LP Atlantic Records, 1979 )
Catalog # SD 19259

A1 You’re Soo Good (6:02)
Arranged By [Horns] – Danny Noe , Dave Grover, Marc Russo
A2 I Shoulda Loved Ya (6:34)
Arranged By [Horns] – Danny Noe , Dave Grover, Frank Martin , Marc Russo
Written-By – Allee Willis , T. M. Stevens
A3 Lovin’ You Madly (5:15)
Written-By – Corrado Rustici
A4 Crazy For Ya (3:51)
Written-By – Allee Willis
B1 Tonight I’m Alright (5:14)
Arranged By [Horns] – Danny Noe , Dave Grover, Frank Martin , Marc Russo
B2 Why Did You Turn Me On (4:41)
Arranged By [Horns] – Danny Noe , Dave Grover, Marc Russo
Written-By – Allee Willis , Corrado Rustici
B3 Carry On (5:11)
Written-By – Frank Martin
B4 The Dance Of Life (6:33)
**BONUS I Shoulda Loved Ya 7” (4:15)

Arranged By [Horns, Rhythm] – Narada
Backing Vocals – Carla Vaughn , Jim Gilstrap , Nuhad Saba Martin , Vicki Randle
Bass – T.M. Stevens
Engineer [Assistant] – Jeff Nik Norman, Ray (No Way) Willard
Guitar – Corrado Rustici
Keyboards, Piano [Dyna-my-piano], Synthesizer [Moog, Prophet] – Frank Martin
Mastered By – Dennis King
Producer, Drums, Lead Vocals, Percussion, Piano, Written-By – Narada Michael Walden
Producer, Engineer – Bob Clearmountain
Saxophone [Alto, Tenor] – Marc Russo
Trombone – Danny Noe
Trumpet – Dave Grover

Produced for Perfection Light Productions, Inc. and Bongiovi-Walters Productions, Inc.
Some recording: Filmways-Heider Recording, San Francisco, California
Mixed at the Power Station, New York, N.Y.
Mastered at Atlantic Studios
© 1979 Atlantic Recording Corporation
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: US
Released: 1979

Narada Michael Walden had seen the light, and it was a swirling disco ball. The multi-talented Michigan native saw that the way to the top of the charts was by way of the dancefloor. For The Dance of Life, the follow-up LP to his Awakening (”I Don’t Want Nobody Else (To Dance With You)”), Walden square took aim at “dancing feet.” The result was that the effervescent “I Shoulda Loved Ya” went to number four on the R&B charts and mid-charted pop in late 1979, while the album broke the R&B Top Ten. Its follow-up was the bright, brassy Top 40 R&B hit “Tonight I’m Alright.” Other highlights are the acid rock-ish “You’re Soo Good,” “Crazy for Ya,” “Carry On,” and the wistful ballad “Why Did You Turn Me On.”
By Ed Hogan (AMG)

By Pier

1 comment:

Castagnaz said...



NOTE: Pictures copyright held by photographers. If you are the photographer of any picture and would like it removed please email us.

''Quidquid id est, timeo Danaos et dona ferentis.''

©® 2006-2016 My Favourite Sound© 1.0 (CC Licensed 3.0)