Atlantic publish Chic’s second album : ‘C’est Chic’ featuring ‘Le Freak’ and ‘I Want Your Love’ (1978)

Chic’s ‘C’est Chic’ feat. ‘Le Freak’ is their second studio album released on August 11, 1978 by Atlantic.

Track listing : . 1.Chic Cheer (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) – 04:42 . 2.Le Freak (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) – 05:23 . 3.Savoir Faire (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) – 05:01 . 4.Happy Man (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) – 04:17 . 5.I Want Your Love (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) – 06:45 . 6.At Last I Am Free (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) – 07:08 . 7.Sometimes You Win (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) – 04:26 . 8.(Funny) Bone (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) – 03:41 .

Musicians : Bernard Edwards – vocals, bass guitar . Nile Rodgers – guitar, vocals . Alfa Anderson – Lead vocals . Luci Martin – Lead vocals . Tony Thompson – drums . Diva Gray – vocals . David Lasley – vocals . Luther Vandross – vocals . Robert Sabino – clavinet, acoustic piano and electric piano . Andy Schwartz – clavinet, acoustic piano and electric piano . Raymond Jones – Fender Rhodes . Sammy Figueroa – percussion . Jose Rossy – tubular bells . Marianne Carroll (The Chic Strings) – strings . Cheryl Hong (The Chic Strings) – strings . Karen Milne (The Chic Strings) – strings . Jon Faddis – trumpet . Ellen Seeling – trumpet . Alex Foster – saxophone . Jean Fineberg – saxophone . Barry Rodgers – trombone . Gene Orloff – concert master .

Production Produced by Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers for Chic Organization Ltd. . Bob Clearmountain – sound engineer . Burt Szerlip – engineer . Jeff Hendrickson – engineer . Ray Willard – engineer .

Packaging : Joel Brodsky – Photography . Bob Defrin – Art Direction .

Recorded in 1978 at Power Station in New York. Mastered at Atlantic Studios, N.Y. .

Released on August 11, 1978 by Atlantic.

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allmusic
C’est Chic embodies everything wonderful and excessive about disco at its pixilated peak. It’s anything but subtle with its at-the-disco dancefloor mania and after-the-disco bedroom balladryand Edwards and Rodgers are anything but whimsical with their disco-ballad-disco album sequencing and pseudo-jet-set Euro poshness […]

RateYourMusic
Bass-heavy with a very lush production, this may be the pinnacle of the disco era. Surprisingly, this album from ’78 doesn’t sound dated in ’13. […]

Wilson & Alroy
“Le Freak” is a masterpiece of funky guitar licks and solid bass playing, although the other hit, “I Want Your Love,” doesn’t stand the test of time as well: the bell outlining the simple syncopated melody will drive you out of your mind after a while. […]

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