The Gist of the Gemini

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All Music Guide - Peter Kurtz
Romantic progressive pop with layered piano and synthesizer atop outrageously pretentious lyrics about love and war. Those who can get past lines like "A post-war eunuch/A lover that is lame" will find some relaxed, smoky melodies here, especially the closer "Summers of My Life." "Fly into This Night" was a minor FM hit that lands a hefty keyboard punch courtesy of his brother, Joe Vannelli. Instrumentally, this is perhaps Vannelli's best effort. The lyrics are quite amusing, though that might not have been his intention.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Peter Kurtz
Romantic progressive pop with layered piano and synthesizer atop outrageously pretentious lyrics about love and war. Those who can get past lines like "A post-war eunuch/A lover that is lame" will find some relaxed, smoky melodies here, especially the closer "Summers of My Life." "Fly into This Night" was a minor FM hit that lands a hefty keyboard punch courtesy of his brother, Joe Vannelli. Instrumentally, this is perhaps Vannelli's best effort. The lyrics are quite amusing, though that might not have been his intention.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/1990
  • Label: A&M
  • UPC: 075021311220
  • Catalog Number: 3112
  • Sales rank: 11,936

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Gino Vannelli Primary Artist, Piano, Vocals, Clavinet
Richard Baker Organ, Synthesizer, Synthesizer Bass
Dido Conga, Timbales, Cuica
Jay Graydon Electric Guitar
Graham Lear Drums
John McCarthy Choir, Chorus
Joe Vannelli Synthesizer, Piano, Electric Piano, Clavinet
Ross Vannelli Acoustic Guitar, Background Vocals
Joe T. Vannelli Project Synthesizer, Electric Piano, Clavinet
John J. Mandell Percussion, Timpani
Nyboma Mwan Dido Conga, Timbales, Cuica
Technical Credits
Richard Baker Synthesizer Arrangements, Synthesizer String Arrangement
Geoff Emerick Producer, Engineer
Bernie Grundman Mastering
Norm Kinney Contributor, Remixing
Gino Vannelli Arranger, Producer, Contributor
Joe Vannelli Arranger, Producer, Contributor, Synthesizer Arrangements
Joe T. Vannelli Project Arranger, Producer, Synthesizer String Arrangement
Fabio Nicoli Art Direction
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