Carrie Lucas in Danceland

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All Music Guide
Though this effort is undesirably brief -- only six cuts long, it is a highlight of Lucas' output. Opening with the mid-tempo groover "Danceland" followed by the melancholy ballad "Sometimes a Love Goes Wrong," the core of the set is actually bona fide disco with an impressive amount of live instrumentation. The perennial dancefloor favorite "Dance With You" is the surefire standout, offering an irresistible concoction of funky guitars, swinging strings, a groovy organ, and one of Lucas' best vocal performances. With labelmates Lakeside performing the song's primary refrains, not to mention female support from Shelly Clark and Jody Watley also a labelmate at the time, it is undoubtedly one of disco's shining moments. ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
Though this effort is undesirably brief -- only six cuts long, it is a highlight of Lucas' output. Opening with the mid-tempo groover "Danceland" followed by the melancholy ballad "Sometimes a Love Goes Wrong," the core of the set is actually bona fide disco with an impressive amount of live instrumentation. The perennial dancefloor favorite "Dance With You" is the surefire standout, offering an irresistible concoction of funky guitars, swinging strings, a groovy organ, and one of Lucas' best vocal performances. With labelmates Lakeside performing the song's primary refrains, not to mention female support from Shelly Clark and Jody Watley also a labelmate at the time, it is undoubtedly one of disco's shining moments. "Sometimes a Love Goes Wrong" is runner-up in quality -- its melodic simplicity and endearing arrangement are classic. ~ Justin M. Kantor
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/26/2005
  • Label: Unidisc Records
  • UPC: 068381408020
  • Catalog Number: 4080
  • Sales rank: 163,765

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Carrie Lucas Primary Artist, Background Vocals
Lakeside Background Vocals
Jody Watley Background Vocals
David T. Walker Guitar
Kossie Gardner Organ, Clavinet, ARP, fender rhodes
Norman Beavers Piano, ARP, fender rhodes
Ernest Biles Bass
Freeman Brown Drums
Marvin Craig Bass
Ed Greene Drums
Ken Hirsch Piano
Paul Jackson Jr. Guitar
Fred Rheimert Guitar
Wallace "Scotty" Scott Background Vocals
Stephen Shockley Guitar, Soloist
Edmund Sylvers Drums
Rob Walsh Guitar
Eddie Watkins Bass
Wah-Wah Watson Guitar
Sonny Burke fender rhodes
Leaveil Degree Background Vocals
Walter Scott Background Vocals
Fred Alexander Jr. Drums
Scott Wallace Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Lakeside Vocal Arrangements, rhythm arrangement
Carrie Lucas Contributor
Gene Page rhythm arrangement
Kossie Gardner Arranger
Dick Griffey Arranger, Producer
Ken Hirsch rhythm arrangement
John Parrish String Arrangements
Tom Tom 84 Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements
Tim Bryant Art Direction
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