1983 Deco – Fresh Idea

Fresh Idea is the only album by Deco (featuring Attala Zane Giles and Phillip Ingram). It was released in 1983 on Qwest records.

Tracks

1  Fresh Idea (Billy Osborne; Attala Zane Giles; Phillip Ingram) 6:07
2  I’ll Be There (Attala Zane Giles; Ollie E. Brown; Phillip Ingram) 5:18
3  I’m So Glad I Met You (Attala Zane Giles; Phillip Ingram) 5:03
4  Someone Special (Attala Zane Giles; Mindy Ingram; Phillip Ingram) 3:43
5  Let This Be Your Night (Attala Zane Giles; Wayne Arnold; Phillip Ingram) 4:51
6  Burned By A Bad Match (Aaron Zigman; Margaret Harris) 5:11
7  Live My Fantasy (Attala Zane Giles; Ollie E. Brown; Phillip Ingram) 3:43
8  Delicious (Daniel Sembello; David Batteau) 4:52
9  Let’s Pretend (Ken Hirsch; Mark Muller) 4:05

Media

Musicians

1 Fresh Idea

DrumsOllie E. Brown
SynthesizerJohn Barnes
PercussionOllie E. Brown
Background VocalsDeborah Thomas
Background VocalsPortia Griffin
Background VocalsPhillip Ingram
VocalsAttala Zane Giles


2 I’ll Be There

DrumsOllie E. Brown
GuitarJosef Parson
GuitarAttala Zane Giles
SynthesizerDavid Cochrane
PercussionOllie E. Brown
Background VocalsOllie E. Brown
VocalsAttala Zane Giles


3 I’m So Glad I Met You

BassCornelius Mims
DrumsOllie E. Brown
GuitarAttala Zane Giles
KeyboardsRex Salas
SynthesizerRex Salas
SynthesizerAttala Zane Giles
PercussionOllie E. Brown
VocalsPhillip Ingram
VocalsAttala Zane Giles


4 Someone Special

Bass (synthesizer)Attala Zane Giles
DrumsOllie E. Brown
GuitarAttala Zane Giles
Fender RhodesPhillip Ingram
PianoPhillip Ingram
SynthesizerPhillip Ingram
PercussionOllie E. Brown
Background VocalsPortia Griffin
Background VocalsSheree Brown
VocalsAttala Zane Giles
VocalsPhillip Ingram


5 Let This Be Your Night

BassCornelius Mims
DrumsOllie E. Brown
Guitar (solo)Attala Zane Giles
PianoEd Fluellen
SynthesizerAttala Zane Giles
SynthesizerEd Fluellen
SynthesizerRex Salas
PercussionOllie E. Brown
Background VocalsJames Ingram
VocalsAttala Zane Giles
VocalsPhillip Ingram


6 Burned By A Bad Match

DrumsOllie E. Brown
GuitarThomas Organ
SynthesizerDerek Nakamoto
PercussionOllie E. Brown
Background VocalsDeborah Thomas
Background VocalsKipper Jones
Background VocalsPortia Griffin
VocalsAttala Zane Giles
VocalsPhillip Ingram


7 Live My Fantasy

BassCornelius Mims
DrumsDerek Organ
Electric DrumsOllie E. Brown
GuitarJosef Parson
GuitarThomas Organ
ClavinetOllie E. Brown
PercussionOllie E. Brown
VocalsAttala Zane Giles
VocalsPhillip Ingram


8 Delicious

BassCornelius Mims
DrumsOllie E. Brown
GuitarAttala Zane Giles
Fender RhodesPatrice Rushen
SynthesizerMichael Boddicker
PercussionOllie E. Brown
VocalsPhillip Ingram
VocalsAttala Zane Giles


9 Let’s Pretend

BassWayne Brathwaite
DrumsDerek Organ
Guitar (solo)Attala Zane Giles
GuitarRay Parker Jr
SynthesizerMichael Boddicker
VocalsAttala Zane Giles
VocalsPhillip Ingram

Liner Notes

Producer – Ollie E Brown
Producer (Executive) – Quincy Jones
Arranged By (Background Vocal) – DECO (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9)
Arranged By (Background Vocal) – Ollie E Brown (Tracks 1, 5, 6, 9)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – DECO (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Ollie E Brown (Tracks 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Sylvester Rivers (Track 5)
Coordinator (Production Assistant) – Cheryl R Brown
Engineer (Additional) – John Van Nest, Mike Stone
Engineer (Assistant) – Joe Adelfio, Marc Marseglia (Track 1)
Engineer (Remix) – Ollie E Brown
Engineer (Recording, Remix), Remix – Ross Pallone
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
Mixed By – Ollie E Brown (Track 1)
Mixed By – Andy Wallace (Track 2)
Mixed By – Craig Bishop (Track 8)
Recorded By – Steve Halquist (Track 7)

Art Direction – Simon Levy
Design (Logo), Typography – Eugene Howe
Photography By – Todd Gray

Copyright (c) – Qwest Records
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Qwest Records
Recorded At – Ameraycan Studios
Recorded At – Eastern Artists Recording Studio
Recorded At – Sorcerer Sound
Mixed At – Ameraycan Studios
Mixed At – Hollywood Sound Recorders
Mixed At – Image Recorder
Overdubbed At – Ameraycan Studios
Overdubbed At – Hollywood Sound Recorders
Overdubbed At – Image Recorder
Overdubbed At – United Western Studios
Mastered At – A&M Records
Produced For – Brown Sugar Productions