Luther Vandross ‘Busy Body’

Luther Vandross ‘Busy Body’ is his third studio album co-produced with Marcus Miller and released on November 25, 1983.

Track Listing : 1.I Wanted Your Love (Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller) – 05:42 . 2.Busy Body (Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller) – 04:45 . 3.I’Ll Let You Slide (Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller) – 05:21 . 4.Make Me A Believer (Luther Vandross, Nat Adderley, Jr) – 05:26 . 5.For The Sweetness Of Your Love (Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller) – 07:28 . 6.How Many Times Can We Say Goodbye (Steve Goldman) – 03:25 . 7.Superstar/Until You Come Back To Me (That’S What I’M Gonna Do) (Leon Russell, Bonnie Bramlett, Morris Broadnax, Clarence Paul, Stevie Wonder) – 09:18

Musicians : Luther Vandross – Vocals, Vocals (Background) . Dionne Warwick – Duet On (6) . Marcus Miller – Bass, Synthesizer . Steve Kroon – Bongos, Congas . Nat Adderley, Jr. – Keyboards . Yogi Horton – Drums . Doc Powell – Guitar . Georg Jojje Wadenius – Guitar . Paulinho Da Costa – Percussion . Skip Anderson – Synthesizer . Tawatha Agee – Vocals (Background) . Alfa Anderson – Vocals (Background) . Patti Austin – Vocals (Background) . Phillip Ballou – Vocals (Background) . Robin Clark – Vocals (Background) . Michelle Cobbs – Vocals (Background) . Cissy Houston – Vocals (Background) . David Lasley – Vocals (Background) . Yvonne Lewis – Vocals (Background) . Darlene Love – Vocals (Background) . Cheryl Lynn – Vocals (Background) . Paulette Mcwilliams – Vocals (Background) . Fonzi Thornton – Vocals (Background) . Brenda White – Vocals (Background)

Arrangements : Marcus Miller, Nat Adderley, Jr

Package : George Corsillo – Art Direction . Brian Hagiwara – Photography . Cornell Hill – Hair Stylist . Harry Langdon – Photography

Recorded 1983 At Media Sound Studios; Sigma Sound Studios; Sony Music Studios (New York).

Released On November 25, 1983 By Epic.

(Source Luther Vandross ‘Busy Body’ | Official Site)

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Rolling Stone
He doesn’t get angry or play the clown, but responds by expressing his undying love. It’s the kind of stance that could make one seem like a patsy, but […]

BBC
But for many, Busy Body was all about the four remaining ballads. The title track continues the lyrical obsession that courses through all of Vandross’ work: lost or unrequited romance. […]

Robert Christgau
Nor does Luther augment the support system’s golden-voiced rep by sharing How Many Times Can We Say Goodbye with Dionne Warwick, who cuts him from here to Sunday. […]