Classic Grace Jones

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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Classic Grace Jones, released in 2008 by the Spectrum subsidiary of Universal Europe, contains most of Jones' highlights through 1982's Living My Life. Since it doesn't include 1985's "Slave to the Rhythm" or the 1977 number one club single "I Need a Man," it is not definitive, but it's a handy overview of her earlier work, containing lots of classic material -- "My Jamaican Guy," "Nipple to the Bottle," and "Pull Up to the Bumper," along with inspired covers of the Pretenders' "Private Life," Roxy Music's "Love Is the Drug," and the Normal's "Warm Leatherette" -- recorded at Compass Point in the Bahamas with the studio's all-star backing cast, anchored by Sly & ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Classic Grace Jones, released in 2008 by the Spectrum subsidiary of Universal Europe, contains most of Jones' highlights through 1982's Living My Life. Since it doesn't include 1985's "Slave to the Rhythm" or the 1977 number one club single "I Need a Man," it is not definitive, but it's a handy overview of her earlier work, containing lots of classic material -- "My Jamaican Guy," "Nipple to the Bottle," and "Pull Up to the Bumper," along with inspired covers of the Pretenders' "Private Life," Roxy Music's "Love Is the Drug," and the Normal's "Warm Leatherette" -- recorded at Compass Point in the Bahamas with the studio's all-star backing cast, anchored by Sly & Robbie. Only "La Vie en Rose" dates from her '70s releases.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/8/2008
  • Label: Spectrum Audio Uk
  • UPC: 600753149263
  • Catalog Number: 5314926
  • Sales rank: 51,090

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Private Life (6:20)
  2. 2 Inspiration (4:36)
  3. 3 Warm Leatherette (5:38)
  4. 4 Pull Up to the Bumper (4:43)
  5. 5 Love Is the Drug (8:42)
  6. 6 Nightclubbing (5:05)
  7. 7 Nipple to the Bottle (5:58)
  8. 8 Breakdown (5:32)
  9. 9 Demolition Man (4:04)
  10. 10 La Vie en Rose (7:28)
  11. 11 My Jamaican Guy (6:03)
  12. 12 Walking in the Rain (4:21)
  13. 13 I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango) (4:28)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Grace Jones Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Astor Piazzolla Composer
David Bowie Composer
Bryan Ferry Composer
Grace Jones Composer
Tom Petty Composer
Iggy Pop Composer
Barry Reynolds Composer
Sly Dunbar Composer
Chrissie Hynde Composer
Andy Mackay Composer
Robbie Shakespeare Composer
Harry Vanda Composer
David Mack Composer
Edith Gassion Composer
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