1979 Pleasure – Future Now

Future Now is the fifth album by Portland, Oregon-based R&B group Pleasure, released in 1979. It includes the top-ten R&B hit “Glide”.

Tracks

1  Departure (Nate Phillips) 00:42
2  Future Now (Chad Debnam; Marlon McClain; Michael Hepburn) 05:35
3  Universal (Bruce Smith; Douglas Lewis; Nate Phillips) 03:11
4  Space Is The Place (Bruce Smith; Nate Phillips) 04:09
5  Strong Love (Marlon McClain; Michael Hepburn) 04:39
6  The Real Thing (Donald Hepburn) 05:39
7  Nothin’ To It (Marlon McClain; Michael Hepburn) 04:05
8  Thoughts Of Old Flames (Bruce Smith; Donald Hepburn) 04:09
9  Glide (Bruce Smith; Nate Phillips) 06:23
10  Dedication To The Past (Bruce Carter; Marlon McClain; Michael Hepburn; Nate Phillips) 00:36

Media

Musicians

BassNate Phillips
DrumsBruce Carter
GuitarMarlon McClain
Acoustic GuitarMarlon McClain
KeyboardsDonald Hepburn
KeyboardsMichael Hepburn
MoogTim Gorman
ProgrammingJeff Lorber
ProgrammingTim Gorman
FlugelhornTony Collins
SaxLarry Williams
SaxDennis Springer
TromboneBill Reichenbach
TromboneLew McCreary
TrumpetJerry Hey
TrumpetTony Collins
PercussionBruce Smith
Background VocalsClydene Jackson
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsPatricia Henderson
Background VocalsNate Phillips
Background VocalsMarlon McClain
Background VocalsBruce Smith
VocalsDonald Hepburn
VocalsMichael Hepburn
VocalsSherman Davis

Liner Notes

Producer – Pleasure
Producer (Associate) – Michael Hepburn
Co-producer – Marlon McClain, Phil Kaffel
Coordinator – Larry Pinckney, Lisa Gallagher
Arranged By (Horns) – Michael Hepburn
Engineer (Recording) – Wally Buck
Engineer (Recording) – Phil Kaffel
Engineer (Remix) – Phil Kaffel
Mastered By – David Turner, Joe Gastwirt

Art Direction – Phil Carroll
Artwork (Cover Art) – Dennis Gassner, Jamie Putnam
Design (Album Design) – Dennis Gassner
Photography By – Phil Bray

Produced For – 360° Productions, Inc.
Recorded At – Fantasy Studios
Mixed At – Fantasy Studios
Mastered At – Kendun Recorders
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Fantasy Records