Something's on Your Mind

Something's on Your Mind

by D Train

CD(Canadian Import)

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Overview

Released in 1984, Something's on Your Mind was the last of three albums that singer/composer James "D-Train" Williams and producer/keyboardist/composer Hubert Eaves III -- together known as D Train -- recorded for Prelude. In 1985, Williams and Eaves left the small New York-based label (which subsequently went out of business) and, although they continued to work together, Williams signed with Columbia as a solo artist in 1986. Something's on Your Mind isn't quite as essential as D Train's self-titled debut album of 1982, but it's still impressive. The moody yet funky title song became a major hit, and the duo is equally captivating on funk/dance offerings like "I'll Do Anything" and "Hustle and Bustle of the City" (which should have been released as a single). To its credit, the duo isn't afraid to try different things -- "Thank You" finds Williams and Eaves detouring into reggae, while a brief performance of Carole King's "So Far Away" combines R&B with adult contemporary/soft rock elements. Eaves' keyboards played a prominent role on most of the duo's Prelude recordings, but on "So Far Away" Williams accompanies himself on acoustic guitar. Again, 1982's D Train is the group's most essential album, but this LP is also rewarding and is well worth having.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/16/1992
Label: Unidisc Records
UPC: 0068381706126
catalogNumber: 7061
Rank: 59607

Album Credits

Performance Credits

D Train   Primary Artist
Hubert Eaves   Synthesizer,Electric Bass,Keyboards
Lisa Fischer   Background Vocals
James "D-Train" Williams   Guitar,Vocals,Background Vocals
Brenda White-King   Background Vocals
Curtis King   Background Vocals
Howard King   Drums
Ed Tree Moore   Guitar
Ed Moore   Guitar
Dale Major Sounders   Guitar
Bernard Davis   Drums
Dietra Tucker   Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Hubert Eaves   Arranger,Producer,Executive Producer,rhythm arrangement
James "D-Train" Williams   rhythm arrangement
Pete Diorio   Engineer
Garcia   grooming
Curtis King   Composer
Mike Potash   Engineer
Tommy Hoover   Executive Producer,Art Direction
Trudy Schlachter   Art Direction
James Williams   Composer

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