1983 T-Connection – The Game Of Life

The Game Of Life is the seventh album by T-Connection, released in 1983 on Capitol

T-Connection was a funk and disco group from Nassau, the Bahamas, who scored two hits on the Billboard Hot 100 between 1977 and 1979. They did better on the US Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart, where they had five Top 10 hits, including “Do What You Wanna Do”, which reached #1, and “Everything Is Cool”, which peaked at #10 on the US Billboard R&B chart. In the United Kingdom, they posted five entries in the UK Singles Chart, with “Do What You Wanna Do” their highest placed success at #11.

Tracks

1  The Game Of Life (Theophilus Coakley) 04:44
2  Love Odyssey (Love Shines Forever) (Theophilus Coakley) 03:42
3  Superstar (Theophilus Coakley; Kirkwood Coakley) 03:57
4  Is It Real (Theophilus Coakley) 04:12
5  Closer To Home (Theophilus Coakley) 04:20
6  Tonight’s The Night (Theophilus Coakley) 05:08
7  I’ve Got News For You (Theophilus Coakley) 03:39
8  Time Is Short (Theophilus Coakley) 04:37
9  Say That You Love Me (Theophilus Coakley) 04:15

Musicians

BassKirkwood Coakley
DrumsAnthony Flowers
GuitarDavid Mackey
KeyboardsTheophilus Coakley
Background VocalsKirkwood Coakley
Background VocalsAnthony Flowers
Background VocalsDavid Mackey
VocalsTheophilus Coakley

 

Other Musicians

1 The Game Of Life

SynthesizerMichael Boddicker
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsLeslie Smith
Background VocalsRichard Page
Background VocalsSteve George


2 Love Odyssey (Love Shines Forever)

SynthesizerGreg Mathieson
Background VocalsLeslie Smith
Background VocalsRichard Page
Background VocalsSteve George
Background VocalsPhilip Bailey


3 Superstar

SynthesizerGreg Mathieson
Background VocalsLeslie Smith
Background VocalsRichard Page
Background VocalsSteve George


4 Is It Real

LyriconTom Scott
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


5 Closer To Home

SynthesizerGreg Mathieson
SynthesizerMichael Boddicker
SynthesizerSteve George
Background VocalsLeslie Smith
Background VocalsRichard Page
Background VocalsSteve George


6 Tonight’s The Night

SynthesizerGeorge Duke


7 I’ve Got News For You

SynthesizerSteve George
SaxTom Scott


8 Time Is Short

SynthesizerSteve George
Background VocalsLeslie Smith
Background VocalsRichard Page
Background VocalsSteve George


9 Say That You Love Me

Fender RhodesSteve George
SynthesizerSteve George

Liner Notes

Producer – Bobby Colomby
Producer (Executive) – Varnell Johnson
Arranged By – Bobby Colomby, Greg Mathieson, Theophilus Coakley
Coordinator – Susan Gilman
Engineer – David Cole, Michael Verdick, Peter Granet
Engineer (Additional) – Tommy Vicari (Track 6)
Mastered By – Stephen Marcussen

Art Direction – Peter Shea, Roy Kohara
Illustration – Jean-Francois Podevin
Photography – Mike Hashimoto

Engineered At Le Gonks West
Mastered At Precision Lacquer
Mixed At Capitol Studios
Mixed At Location Recording Service
Recorded At Capitol Studios
Phonographic Copyright Capitol Records Inc
Copyright Capitol Records Inc