Street Opera

Street Opera

by Ashford & Simpson
     
 

Ashford & Simpson came up with an intriguing tack for this early-'80s session: take a contemporary situation and use a quasi-operatic format to illuminate it. The only problem came in the execution; the songs weren't up to the concept, although most weren't terrible. They were just good, faceless urban contemporary dance and love…  See more details below

Overview

Ashford & Simpson came up with an intriguing tack for this early-'80s session: take a contemporary situation and use a quasi-operatic format to illuminate it. The only problem came in the execution; the songs weren't up to the concept, although most weren't terrible. They were just good, faceless urban contemporary dance and love tunes, hardly the kind of transcendent things needed to make this worthy of operatic pretensions.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/29/2011
Label:
Ais
UPC:
5013929033924
catalogNumber:
2903392

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Ashford & Simpson   Primary Artist
Brown   Strings
Sephra Herman   Horn

Technical Credits

Ashford & Simpson   Vocal Arrangements,rhythm arrangement
Nick Ashford   Composer,Producer
Ray Chew   rhythm arrangement
Leon Pendarvis   Horn Arrangements,String Arrangements
Valerie Simpson   Composer,Producer
Paul Bevoir   Booklet Design
Wayne A. Dickson   Reissue Producer
John Potoker   Engineer
Christian John Wikane   Liner Notes
Mike Hutchinson   Engineer
Barbara Tiese   Studio Coordinator

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