Chaka Khan’s ‘CK’

Chaka Khan’s ‘CK’ is her seventh (the first without Arif Mardin) studio album released on November 22, 1988.

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Track Listing : 1.Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’M Yours) (Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright, Lula Mae Hardaway, Lee Garrett) – 04:45 . 2.Soul Talkin’ (Brenda Russell) – 04:15 . 3.It’S My Party (Womack & Womack) – 05:11 . 4.Eternity (Prince) – 04:03 . 5.Sticky Wicked (Prince) – 06:54 . 6.The End Of A Love Affair (Edward Redding) – 05:11 . 7.Baby Me (Holly Knight, Billy Steinberg) – 04:04 . 8.Make It Last (Chris Jasper, Margie Jasper) – 04:48 . 9.Where Are You Tonite (Gary Haase, Chaka Khan) – 04:53 . 10.I’Ll Be Around (Alec Wilder) – 05:21

Musicians : Chaka Khan – Vocals . Jimmy Bralower – Drums On (1 – 3 – 7) . Rob Mounsey – Keyboards On (3 – 6 – 7 – 9 – 10) . Ron Skies – Keyboards – Drums On (3 – 4 – 6 – 7) . Carol Steele – Percussion On (1 – 3 – 8 – 9) . Omar Hakim – Drums On (1 – 2) . Paul Pesco – Guitar On (1 – 7) . Stevie Wonder – Harmonica On (1) . Eddie Martinez – Guitar On (2 – 3) . Hilary Bercovici – Keyboards On (2) . Steve Lindsey – Keyboards On (2) . Bobby Mcferrin – Vocals On (2) . Brenda Russell – Vocals On (2) . Cecil Womack – Vocals & Keyboards On (4) . Eric Leeds – Saxophone On (5) . Atlanta Bliss – Trumpet On (5) . Miles Davis – Trumpet On (5 – 10) . Marcus Miller – Bass Guitar On (6 – 10) . Steve Ferrone – Drums On (6 – 10) . George Benson – Guitar On (6) . John Tropea – Guitar On (6 – 10) . Margaret Ross – Harp On (6 – 10) . David Nadien – Orchestra On (6 – 10) . Dave Grusin – Piano On (6 – 10) . Warren Hill – Saxophone On (7 – 8) . Bernard Wright – Keyboards On (9) . Chris Parker – Percussion On (9) . Chris Jasper – Keyboards, Synthesizers, Background Vocals On (8)

Production : Produced By Russ Titelman, David Frank, Chaka Khan, Prince, Chris Jasper . Gary Wright – Engineer, Mixing . Josh Abbey – Engineer, Mixing . Ron Bach – Engineer . Ray Blair – Engineer . Ted Blaisdell – Assistant Engineer . Knut Bøhn – Engineer . Scott Forman – Assistant Engineer, Mixing Assistant . Jim Goatley – Assistant Engineer . Scott Gordon – Assistant Engineer . Mike Harlow – Assistant Engineer . Ted Jensen – Mastering . Richard Joseph – Assistant Engineer . Paul Logus – Assistant Engineer . Dave Mcnair – Engineer . Eddie Miller – Engineer . Danny Mormando – Assistant Engineer . Ue Nastasi – Assistant Engineer . Jack Joseph Puig – Engineer . Leroy Quintyn – Assistant Engineer . Ed Rak – Engineer . Joe Schiff – Assistant Engineer . Stephen Seltzer – Engineer . Barton Stevens – Assistant Engineer . Shawna Stobie – Assistant Engineer . Craig Vogel – Assistant Engineer

Recorded January-1988-September 1988.

Released On November 22, 1988 By Warner Bros. Records.

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Wilson & Alroy’s Record Reviews
In a big change from the electronic wizardry of her previous two records, she goes for a subtler, more meditative sound. She’s good at it, but you may be disappointed if you’re looking for the unrestrained belting of her Rufus work. […]

Chicago Tribune
“C.K.“ offers a remarkable performance that is sultry, sharp, sly and saucy by turns, yet always perfectly in tune with the meaning and feeling of a song. It also is a delightfully eclectic set that proves Khan is at home with almost any kind of material. […]

allmusic
She currently speaks with disdain about the record businessand it’s probably due to the relative failure of great records like this to break out […]

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