Paula Abdul releases ‘Spellbound’ featuring ‘Rush Rush’ (1991)

Paula Abdul’s ‘Spellbound’ feat. “Rush Rush” is her second studio album released on May 14, 1991 by Virgin Captive.

Track Listing : 1.The Promise Of A New Day (Paula Abdul, Peter Lord, Sandra St. Victor, V. Jeffrey Smith) – 04:32 . 2.Rock Housea (Paula Abdul, Peter Lord, Sandra St. Victor, V. Jeffrey Smith) – 04:11 . 3.Rush Rush (Peter Lord) – 04:52 . 4.Spellbound (Paula Abdul, Peter Lord, Sandra St. Victor, V. Jeffrey Smith) – 04:48 . 5.Vibeology (Peter Lord, Sandra St. Victor, V. Jeffrey Smith) – 05:16 . 6.U (Prince) – 04:05 . 7.My Foolish Heart (Peter Lord, V. Jeffrey Smith) – 04:10 . 8.Blowing Kisses In The Wind (Peter Lord) – 04:41 . 9.To You (Jorge Corante, Colin England) – 03:31 . 10.Alright Tonight (John Hiatt) – 04:28 . 11.Will You Marry Me? (Paula Abdul, Peter Lord, Sandra St. Victor, V. Jeffrey Smith) – 04:24

Musicians : Paula Abdul – Vocals, Vocals (Background) . Tim Drummond – Bass . Curt Bisquera – Drums . Rocky Bryant – Drums . Mike Campbell – Guitar . Mark Goldenberg – Guitar . Randy Jacobs – Guitar . Clifford Moonie Pusey – Guitar . V. Jeffrey Smith – Guitar, Keyboards, Programming, Saxophone . Stevie Wonder – Harmonica . Tom Hammer – Keyboards . Ivan Neville – Keyboards . Peter Lord – Keyboards, Programming, Vocals (Background) . Jamie Muhoberac – Organ . Paulinho Da Costa – Percussion . Stephen Kupka – Sax (Baritone) . Steve Grove – Sax (Tenor) . Greg Adams – Trumpet . Stuart Canin – Violin . Colin England – Vocals (Background) . Sandra St. Victor – Vocals (Background) . Sweet Pea Atkinson – Vocals (Background) . Sir Harry Bowens – Vocals (Background) . Sally Dworsky – Vocals (Background) . The Family Stand – Vocals (Background) . Arnold Mcculler – Vocals (Background

Production : Produced By Peter Lord,Paisley Park,V. Jeffrey Smith,Don Was,Jorge Corante Wolfgang Aichholz – Engineer . Ed Cherney – Engineer . Don Feinberg – Engineer . Arne Frager – Engineer . Rod Hul – Engineer . Michael Koppelman – Engineer . Greg Laney – Engineer . Dave Pensado – Engineer

Package : Melanie Nissen – Art Direction

Recorded September 1990—March 1991 At Greene Street Recording (N.Y.C., New York);Z Recording Studio (Brooklyn, New York); Hollywood Sound Recording Studio Institute Of Social Disruption Studio Masters Sunset Sound Studios (Los Angeles, California); Mad Hatter Studios (Silver Lake, California); Ocean Way Recording (Hollywood, California); Paisley Park Studios (Chanhassen, Minnesota).

Released On May 14, 1991 By Virgin Captive.

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Slant Magazine
Working mainly with East Coast primordial electronica producers The Family Stand, Spellbound covers much of the same emotional territory as Forever Your Girl, … Spellbound comes off a lot more empathetic and a lot less prescriptive. […]

POP RESCUE
There’s some great moments (Rush Rush, Vibeology, and the final song), but there’s some mediocre songs too, or ‘two steps forward, two steps back’ as she might put it. […]

Entertainment Weekly
Since nobody likes to be considered a simpleton, the Abdul of Spellbound goes overboard to convince you she is more than just a singing Barbie doll. […]

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