Donna Summer’s ‘Bad Girls’

Donna Summer’s ‘Bad Girls’ is her seventh (and her best selling) studio album released on April 25, 1979 by Casablanca Records.

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Track Listing : 1.Hot Stuff (Pete Bellotte, Harold Faltermeyer, Keith Forsey) – 05:14 . 2.Bad Girls (Donna Summer, Joe “”Bean”” Esposito, Edward “Eddie” Hokenson, Bruce Sudano) – 04:55 . 3.Love Will Always Find You (Pete Bellotte, Giorgio Moroder) – 03:59 . 4.Walk Away (Pete Bellotte, Harold Faltermeyer) – 04:29 . 5.Dim All The Lights (Donna Summer) – 04:40 . 6.Journey To The Center Of Your Heart (Pete Bellotte, Giorgio Moroder) – 04:36 . 7.One Night In A Lifetime (Pete Bellotte, Harold Faltermeyer) – 04:12 . 8.Can’T Get To Sleep At Night (Bob Conti, Bruce Sudano) – 04:42 . 9.On My Honor (Donna Summer, Harold Faltermeyer, Bruce Sudano) – 03:32 . 10.There Will Always Be A You (Donna Summer) – 05:07 . 11.All Through The Night (Donna Summer, Bruce Roberts) – 06:06 . 12.My Baby Understands (Donna Summer) – 03:58 . 13.Our Love (Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder) – 04:52 . 14.Lucky (Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Joe “Bean” Esposito, Edward “Eddie” Hokenson, Bruce Sudano) – 04:37 . 15.Sunset People (Pete Bellotte, Harold Faltermeyer, Keith Forsey) – 06:27

Musicians : Donna Summer – Lead And Background Vocals . Giorgio Moroder – Bass, Synthesizer, Guitar . Pete Bellotte – Bass . Harold Faltermeyer – Bass, Drums, Keyboards, Synclavier . Bruce Sudano – Synthesizer . Keith Forsey – Background Vocals, Drums, Percussion, . Jeff Baxter – Guitar Solo On (1) . Bob Conti – Percussion . Jai Winding – Piano . Jay Graydon – Guitar . Paul Jackson, Jr. – Guitar . Al Perkins – Pull And Steel Guitar . Sid Sharp – Strings . Scott Edwards And Bob Glaub – Bass . Gary Grant – Trumpet . Jerry Hey – Trumpet . Steve Madaio – Trumpet . Gary Herbig – Saxophone . Dick Hyde – Trombone . Bill Reichenbach – Trombone . Stephanie Straill – Backing Vocals . Julia Willard – Backing Vocals . Maxine Willard – Backing Vocals . Joe Esposito – Background Vocals

Production : Produced By Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte, Harold Faltermeyer . Todd Monfalcone – Engineer . Tom Schick – Additional Engineer . Kennie Takahashi – Engineer, Mixing . Greg Calbi – Mastering . Jason Corsaro – Engineer

Package : Jeffrey Kent Ayeroff – Art Direction . Jeri Mcmanus – Design

Recorded January—March 1979.

Released On April 25, 1979 By Casablanca Records.

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allmusic
Though remembered for its hits, the album had depth and consistency, concluding with “Sunset People,” one of Summer’s best album-only tracks. The result was the artistic and commercial peak of her career and, arguably, of disco itself. […]

BBC
You can, at times, understand why the rock establishment hated this. Some of Bad Girls has a Seaside Special feel to it, demonstrating Summer’s musical theatre upbringing; no matter how you strive to be kind, tracks such as “Love Will Always Find You” are simply weak vaudeville pastiches. […]

digital spy
One thing that annoys me is how some people seem to totally credit Giorgio Moroder for those albums he worked on with Donna. I’ve yet to discover all the great music he produced WITHOUT her! Actually, come to think of it; another thing that annoys me … People associate Donna Summer with I Feel Love and sometimes one or two other records; they must have no idea how many great songs she recorded: even in just the five year period of 1975 to 1979. […]

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