Candles is the fourth album by the British pop, funk, disco band Heatwave. Arranged, and primarily written by Rod Temperton, it was released on 21 November 1980 on the GTO record label in the United Kingdom, and the Epic record label in the United States. It was produced by lead singer Johnnie Wilder, Jr. and […]
Free As A Breeze is the debut album by singer/songwriter Michael Clark, released in 1977. Tracks 1 Sweet Gypsy Eyes (Michael Clark) 2:58 2 Little Girl Dances On (Michael Clark) 2:52 3 Drinkin’ Man Blues (Marica Routh) 3:34 4 Hold Tight (David Gates) 2:53 5 Sand Castles (Michael Clark) 4:19 6 Loving Arms (Tom Jans) […]
The Glamorous Life is the first album by the singer/drummer/percussionist Sheila E., released on June 5, 1984. The title track, “The Glamorous Life”, entered the US top ten, and her second single, “The Belle of St. Mark” charted in the US, UK, Ireland, Netherlands and New Zealand.
“The Glamorous Life” is a song written by Prince, recorded by American percussionist Sheila E. and produced by both. The song has lyrics which reflect a cynicism for the decadence and materialism of the song’s protagonist, referred to in the third person, who “wants to lead a glamorous life”, although she is aware that “without love, it ain’t […]
Greatest Hits is the first compilation album released by American singer Melissa Manchester. It was issued by Arista Records in 1983, shortly after the release of Manchester’s biggest hit, the new wave top 10 hit “You Should Hear How She Talks About You”. The compilation spans 10 songs, which cover the years 1975 to 1983, […]
Other Peoples Rooms is an album by Mark-Almond, released in 1978. Mark-Almond was a jazz-influenced English pop group of the 1970s and early 1980s, sometimes also called The Mark-Almond Band. The core members were Jon Mark, who sang lead and played guitar, percussion, and harmonica and Johnny Almond who played saxophone, flute and bass flute […]
Into The Future (1979, MCA) is the third studio album by The Floaters. The Floaters were an American R&B vocal group, from the Sojourner Truth housing projects in Detroit, Michigan, that formed in 1976. The group are best known for their 1977 song “Float On”, which reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, No. […]