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  • 1Do Or Die06:43
  • 2Pride06:27
  • 3Fame05:35
  • 4Autumn Leaves07:03
  • 5All On A Summers Night04:18
  • 6Am I Ever Gonna Fall In Love In New York City05:31
  • 7Below The Belt04:45
  • Total Runtime40:22

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„Fame“ is a classic disco stormer from Grace Jones - recorded at Sigma Sound with a real Philly groove, thanks to arrangements from John Monster Davis - and produced with a full, soaring sound from the legendary Tom Moulton!

The set may well be Grace's true club classic from the late 70s - a record that works both on the quirky levels of her early rise to fame, and on the more soulful expectations mainstream clubgoers had at the time - a beautiful balance that owes plenty to the input from Davis and Moulton!

Grace Jones, vocals
John Davis, arrangements, keyboards
Piggy Pigerino, violin
Don Renaldo, strings, horns
Jimmy Williams, bass
Keith Benson, drums
Larry Washington, congas, percussion
Moto, tambourines
Carla Benson, background vocals
Yvette Benton, background vocals
Barbara Ingram, background vocals

Recorded from 1977-1978 at Sigma Sound Studios, Phila., PA
Recorded, mixed and engineered by Arthur Stoppe
Mastered by José Rodriguez at Frankford/Wayne, N.Y.
Produced by Tom Moulton

Digitally remastered

Grace Jones
Born in Jamaica in 1948, Grace Jones became an icon of modern music with a pioneering electronic pop sound and an inimitable style. The singer and actress started out as a model, regularly appearing at the New York City nightclub Studio 54, before securing a record deal with Island Records in 1977, which resulted in a string of dance-club hits.

In the late 1970s, she adapted the emerging electronic music style and adopted a severe, androgynous look. Many of her singles were hits on Billboard’s Hot Dance Club Play and Hot Dance Airplay charts and Jones was also able to find mainstream success in Europe, particularly the United Kingdom. Her most notable albums are Warm Leatherette, Nightclubbing and Slave to the Rhythm, with big hits including “Pull Up to the Bumper”, “I’ve Seen That Face Before (Libertango)”, “Private Life”, “Slave to the Rhythm” and “I’m Not Perfect (But I’m Perfect for You)”.

An icon of modern music, Jones has since also acted and featured in a series of fashion and photography projects, not least for The Vinyl Factory in collaboration with groundbreaking light artist Chris Levine.

While she enjoyed her greatest success in the late 70′s and 80’s, Jones continues to write and perform, collaborating with artists and musicians, and is recognized as one of the most important and influential figures in the history of pop music.

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