The Power Station

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Under the direction of guitarist Andy Taylor, the Power Station is an attempt to break free from the constraints of Duran Duran's polished synth pop, adding elements of funk, courtesy of Chic drummer Tony Thompson, as well as straight-ahead hard rock, courtesy of vocalist Robert Palmer. Everything is polished with a glossy sheen, which makes the record sound quite similar to Duran Duran, although without their sense of popcraft. Includes a cover of T. Rex's "Get It On Bang a Gong" and the single "Some Like It Hot."
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Under the direction of guitarist Andy Taylor, the Power Station is an attempt to break free from the constraints of Duran Duran's polished synth pop, adding elements of funk, courtesy of Chic drummer Tony Thompson, as well as straight-ahead hard rock, courtesy of vocalist Robert Palmer. Everything is polished with a glossy sheen, which makes the record sound quite similar to Duran Duran, although without their sense of popcraft. Includes a cover of T. Rex's "Get It On Bang a Gong" and the single "Some Like It Hot."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/1990
  • Label: Parlophone (Wea)
  • UPC: 077774612722
  • Catalog Number: 461273
  • Sales rank: 21,553

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Power Station Primary Artist
Wally Badarou Keyboards
Robert Palmer Vocals
Rupert Hine Keyboards
B.J. Nelson Vocals, Background Vocals
Jimmy Bralower Percussion
Charmaine Burch Vocals, Background Vocals
Stan Harrison Bass, Horn, Brass, Overdubs
Curtis King Vocals, Background Vocals
Curtis Rance King Jr. Vocals
Dave Lebolt Keyboards
Mark Pender Bass, Brass, Overdubs
Lenny Pickett Bass, Horn, Brass, Overdubs
Mark Pinder Horn
Robert Sabino Keyboards
Fonzi Thornton Vocals, Background Vocals
Mars Williams Bass, Horn, Brass, Overdubs
Tony Thompson Drums
Roger Taylor Percussion
Paul Litterall Bass, Horn, Brass, Overdubs
Technical Credits
Bernard Edwards Producer
Andy Taylor Contributor
Jason Corsaro Engineer
Rob Eaton Engineer
Rudolph Isley Composer
Steve Rinkoff Engineer
John Taylor Contributor, Cover Art
Howie Weinberg Mastering
Tony Taverner Engineer
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