1987 The Jets – Magic

Magic is the third album by The Jets, released by MCA Records on September 27, 1987. It is also the first album without Eugene Wolfgramm, who left the group to form Boys Club.

This album spawned multiple hit singles. “Cross My Broken Heart” (US Pop number 7) was also featured on the soundtrack for Beverly Hills Cop II.

The album included their first US dance chart number 1 hit “Sendin’ All My Love”, as well as “Make It Real”, which stayed at the top of the adult contemporary chart for 4 weeks and cracked the top five on the US pop chart, peaking at number 4. “Rocket 2 U” was also another big hit from the album, reaching number 6 on the Hot 100.

The album reached number 35 in the U.S. and was certified Platinum.

The Jets are a Polynesian-American family band from Minneapolis, Minnesota, composed of brothers and sisters LeRoy, Eddie, Eugene, Haini, Rudy, Kathi, Elizabeth, and Moana Wolfgramm. who perform pop, R&B, and dance music. They started performing as a family band in 1977. The Jets were discovered by Don Powell, who previously managed Stevie Wonder and David Bowie, among other artists.

Tracks

I Do You (Linda Mallah; Rick Kelly) 03:40
2  The Only Dance (Mike Himmelstein; Tom Keane) 04:12
3  Believe It Or Not, It’s Magic (Bernard Jackson; David Conley; David Townsend) 04:01
Make It Real (Don Powell; Linda Mallah; Michael Verdick; Rick Kelly) 04:18
5  Rocket 2 U (Bobby Nunn) 04:17
Sendin’ All My Love (Linda Mallah; Stephen Bray) 03:51
7  Anytime (Rupert Holmes) 03:53
8  When You’re Young And In Love (Van McCoy) 04:21
9  First Time In Love (Duncan Pain; Gerry Stober) 04:07
10  Cross My Broken Heart (Stephen Bray; Tony Pierce) 04:11

Musicians

1 I Do You

Guitar Richard Feldman
Keyboards Rick Kelly
Programming Rick Kelly
Percussion Paulinho Da Costa


2 The Only Dance

Bass Rhett Lawrence
Drums (programming) John M Keane
Guitar Mike Landau
Synthesizer Tom Keane
Programming Rhett Lawrence
Percussion Paulinho Da Costa


3 Believe It Or Not, It’s Magic

Drums (programming) Jimmy Bralower
Guitar Ira Siegel
Keyboards Lotti Golden
Keyboards Tommy Faragher
Programming Lotti Golden
Programming Tommy Faragher
Percussion Paulinho Da Costa


4 Make It Real

Bass TM Stevens
Guitar Mike Landau
Keyboards Rick Kelly
Programming Rick Kelly


5 Rocket 2 U

All Instruments Bobby Nunn


6 Sendin’ All My Love

All Other Instruments Stephen Bray
Guitar Dann Huff
Keyboards Rick Kelly


7 Anytime

Bass TM Stevens
Drums Art Woods
Keyboards Rick Kelly
Sax Lincoln Adler
Percussion Paulinho Da Costa


8 When You’re Young And In Love

Bass TM Stevens
Drums (programming) Jimmy Bralower
Guitar Ira Siegel
Keyboards Lotti Golden
Keyboards Tommy Faragher
Programming Lotti Golden
Programming Tommy Faragher


9 First Time In Love

Bass TM Stevens
Drums Jimmy Bralower
Guitar Ira Siegel
Keyboards Lotti Golden
Keyboards Tommy Faragher
Programming Lotti Golden
Programming Tommy Faragher
Percussion Paulinho Da Costa


10 Cross My Broken Heart

All Instruments Stephen Bray
Guitar Dann Huff

Liner Notes

Producer – Michael Verdick (Tracks 1, 4, 6, 10)
Producer – Rick Kelly (Tracks 1, 4, 6)
Producer – Tom Keane (Track 2)
Producer – Don Powell (Tracks 3, 4, 7)
Producer – Lotti Golden, Tommy Faragher (Tracks 3, 8, 9)
Producer – Bobby Nunn (Track 5)
Producer – Stephen Bray (Track 10)
Co-producer – Rupert Holmes (Track 7)
Co-producer – Stephen Bray (Track 10)
Engineer (Additional) – Al Theurer, Andrea Bella, Barney Perkins, Brian Soucy, David Knight, Jeffrey Woodruff, Jim Johnson, Marc Paul Leonard, Mike Kloster, Ray Pyle, Roger Talkov, Sue Fischer
Engineer (Assistant) – Dennis Wall, Jimmy Prezosi, Lance McVickar, Michael Verdick
Executive-Producer – Don Powell
Mastered By – Steve Hall
Mixed By – Coke Johnson
Mixed By – Michael Verdick (Tracks 1, 4, 6, 10)
Mixed By – Barney Perkins (Track 5)

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