1989 Bardeux – Shangri-La

Shangri-Lais the second and last album by Bardeux, released in 1989 on Enigma. “I Love to Bass” was the only single to make it on to the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at No. 68, No. 3 on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart, No. 32 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart. The second single “Thumbs Up” made it to No. 17 on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart and No. 59 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart. The last single from the album Shangri-La went to No. 40 on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart. Jon St. James produced both Bardeux albums.

Bardeux is an American dance duo from the 1980s. The group was formed in 1986 and consisted of Stacy “Acacia” Smith and Tairrie B.

Tracks

1  Nervous (Bruce Gaitsch; Randy Waldman) 03:56
2  Now or Never (Acacia Smith; John Wilcox; Jon St James) 04:41
3  Thumbs Up (Rod Todd) 03:23
4  Just Say the Word (Acacia Smith; Jon St James; Michael Eckart) 03:52
5  You Can Rock My Body (Acacia Smith; Jon St James; Michael Eckart; Jeffrey Barnes) 04:06
6  I Love to Bass (Acacia Smith; Jon St James; Michael Eckart) 05:19
7  One Last Kiss (Acacia Smith; Jon St James; Michael Eckart) 04:55
8  Shangri-La (Jon St James; Michael Eckart) 04:32
9  Now I’ve Got Your Number (Acacia Smith; Jon St James; Michael Eckart) 03:49
10  Hardline (Acacia Smith; Jon St James; Michael Eckart) 04:48

Musicians

GuitarBruce Gaitsch
GuitarRoger Behle
KeyboardsBruce Gaitsch
KeyboardsMichael Eckart
KeyboardsRod Todd
KeyboardsWilliam Zimmerman
KeyboardsWillie Wilcox
ProgrammingJon St James
ProgrammingMichael Eckart
ProgrammingRod Todd
ProgrammingWilliam Zimmerman
ProgrammingWillie Wilcox
PercussionBruce Gaitsch
PercussionJon St James
PercussionJosh Freese
PercussionMichael Eckart
PercussionRod Todd
PercussionWilliam Zimmerman
PercussionWillie Wilcox
Background VocalsJeffrey Barnes
Background VocalsJon St James
Background VocalsKaren Floyd
Background VocalsRod Todd
VocalsAcacia Smith
VocalsMelanie Taylor

Liner Notes

Producer – Bruce Gaitsch (Track 1)
Producer – Jon St. James, Michael Eckart (Tracks 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10)
Producer – Rod Todd (Track 3)
Producer (Executive) – Chris Lawmaster
Producer (Associate) – Willie Wilcox (Track 2)
Producer (Associate) – Jeffrey Barnes (Tracks 3, 5)
Arranged By – Bruce Gaitsch (Track 1)
Arranged By – Jon St. James, Michael Eckart (Tracks 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10)
Arranged By – Rod Todd (Track 3)
Engineer – Bruce Gaitsch, Jeffrey Barnes, Jon St. James, Laura Livingston, Michael Eckart
Mastered By – Eddy Schreyer
Technician – Jimi Yamagishi, Marty Strohecker

Art Direction – Pat Dillon
Photography By – Lex Remlin
Typography – Jeannine Pinkerton

Mastered At Capitol Mastering
Recorded At Formula 1 Studios
Recorded At Lion Share Recording Studios
Recorded At Paramount Recording Studios
Recorded At Radio Tokyo
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Copyright (c) Enigma Records