Out of the Blue

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All Music Guide - Steve Huey
Mention the name Debbie Gibson and you're likely to elicit either a derisive snort or embarrassment from your conversant about ever having owned a Gibson album. Chances are that anyone who falls into the latter category -- and there are several million of them -- bought her debut, Out of the Blue. While Out of the Blue does possess the slick, processed dance-pop production and squeaky-clean innocence of most '80s teen pop, it stands out from the competition due to Gibson's talent as a singer, musician, pop songwriter, arranger, and even producer. Five of this album's ten tracks hit the Top 40, with four of those going Top Five, and Gibson's youthful exuberance and energy ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Huey
Mention the name Debbie Gibson and you're likely to elicit either a derisive snort or embarrassment from your conversant about ever having owned a Gibson album. Chances are that anyone who falls into the latter category -- and there are several million of them -- bought her debut, Out of the Blue. While Out of the Blue does possess the slick, processed dance-pop production and squeaky-clean innocence of most '80s teen pop, it stands out from the competition due to Gibson's talent as a singer, musician, pop songwriter, arranger, and even producer. Five of this album's ten tracks hit the Top 40, with four of those going Top Five, and Gibson's youthful exuberance and energy shine through infectiously. Despite her reputation, it's some of the best teen pop you're likely to hear.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/1990
  • Label: Warner Bros Mod Afw
  • UPC: 075678178023
  • Catalog Number: 81780
  • Sales rank: 27,923

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Out of the Blue (3:56)
  2. 2 Staying Together (4:05)
  3. 3 Only in My Dreams (3:56)
  4. 4 Foolish Beat (4:24)
  5. 5 Red Hot (3:55)
  6. 6 Wake up to Love (3:43)
  7. 7 Shake Your Love (3:45)
  8. 8 Fallen Angel (3:46)
  9. 9 Play the Field (4:37)
  10. 10 Between the Lines (4:41)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Debbie Gibson Primary Artist, Synthesizer, Piano, Keyboards, Vocals, Background Vocals
Deborah Gibson Indexed Contributor, Synthesizer, Keyboards, Vocals, Background Vocals
David Grant Guitar, Keyboard Overdubs
Jimmy Maelen Percussion
Bashiri Johnson Percussion
Larita Gaskins Background Vocals
Nestor Gomez Guitar
Connie Harvey Background Vocals
Tim Lawless Background Vocals
Lewis A. Martineé Keyboards, Background Vocals
Wendell Morrison Background Vocals
Ira Siegel Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
V. Jeffrey Smith Saxophone, Overdubs
Tommy Williams Electric Guitar
Janet Wright Background Vocals
Norma Jean Wright Background Vocals
Fred Zarr Synthesizer, Keyboards
Billy Amendola Tom-Tom, Overdubs
Libby Johnson Background Vocals
Carrie Johnson Background Vocals
Gary Down Bass
Jeff Smith Saxophone
Technical Credits
Debbie Gibson Arranger, Programming
Jimmy Maelen Percussion Overdubs
Phil Castellano Engineer
Bill Esses Engineer
Don Feinberg Engineer
Lewis A. Martineé Arranger, Programming, Producer
John Morales Arranger, Programming, Producer
Sergio Munzibai Producer
Howie Weinberg Mastering
Fred Zarr Arranger, Producer, Engineer
Pete Sturge Engineer
Bernard Bullock Engineer
Greg Porto Art Direction
Deborah Gibson Arranger, Producer, Contributor, Rhythm Programming
Doug Breitbart Executive Producer
Douglas Breitbart Producer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

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    I listened to this Album since I was 14 , now I'm 31 and still love it!

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