Arrested Development release their firs album : ‘3 Years, 5 Months & 2 Days in the Life Of…’ (1992)

Arrested Development’s ‘3 Years, 5 Months & 2 Days in the Life Of…’ is their debut album released on March 24, 1992 by Chrysalis / EMI.

Track Listing : 1.Man’S Final Frontier (Speech) – 02:39 . 2.Mama’S Always On Stage (Speech) – 03:25 . [Samples : “We’Re Ready” By Buddy Guy And Junior Wells On The Album Hoodoo Man Blues; “Parents Are People” By Harry Belafonte And Marlo Thomas] . 3.People Everyday (Speech) – 04:57 . [Samples : “Everyday People” By Sly & The Family Stone; “Tappan Zee” By Bob James] . 4.Blues Happy (Speech) – 00:45 . 5.Mr. Wendal (Speech) – 04:06 . [Samples : “Sing A Simple Song” By Sly & The Family Stone] . 6.Children Play With Earth (Speech) – 02:39 . 7.Raining Revolution (Speech) – 03:25 . 8.Fishin’ 4 Religion (Speech) – 04:06 . 9.Give A Man A Fish (Headliner, Speech) – 04:22 . [Samples : “When It Comes Down To It” By Minnie Riperton] . 10.U (Speech) – 04:59 . [Samples : “Mighty Quinn” By Ramsey Lewis] . 11.Eve Of Reality (Speech) – 01:42 . 12.Natural (Speech) – 04:18 . [Samples : “Sunshine” By Earth, Wind & Fire] . 13.Dawn Of The Dreads (Speech) – 05:17 . 14.Tennessee (Speech) – 04:32 . [Samples : “Alphabet St.” By Prince] . 15.Washed Away (Speech) – 06:24 . [Samples : “Thin Line Between Love And Hate” By The Persuaders]

Musicians : Arrested Development – Band . Baba Oje – Vocals . Brother Larry – Guitar . Montsho Eshe – Vocals . Dionne Farris – Vocals . Headliner – Vocals . Larry Jackson – Saxophone . Terrance Cinque Mason – Vocals . Rasa Don – Drums . Sister Paulette – Vocals

Production : Produced By Speech . Alvin Speights – Engineer . Howie Weinberg – Mastering . Richard Wells – Engineer . Speech – Mixing . Tom Held – Engineer . Matt Still – Assistant Engineer

Arrangements : Arrested Development

Package : Randall Martin – Art Direction . Jeffrey Henson Scales – Photography . Aerle Taree – Stylist

Recorded In 1991.

Released On March 24, 1992 By Chrysalis/Emi.

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That deep strain of dope spirituality that used to define the Atlanta scene was born here. You would never know today… […]

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In hindsight, there’s a distinct political correctness — even naïveté — in the lyrics, which places the record firmly in the early ’90s; it’s also a bit self-consciously profound at times, […]

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Arrested Development’s ‘3 Years, 5 Months & 2 Days in the Life Of…’

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