Sister Sledge’s ‘We Are Family’

Sister Sledge’s ‘We Are Family’ is an album written and produced by Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards and released in January 1979 by Cotillion Records.

Track Listing : 1.He’S The Greatest Dancer (Nile Rodgers, Bernard Edwards) – 06:16 . 2.Lost In Music (Nile Rodgers, Bernard Edwards) – 04:52 . 3.Somebody Loves Me (Nile Rodgers, Bernard Edwards) – 04:59 . 4.Thinking Of You (Nile Rodgers, Bernard Edwards) – 04:31 . 5.We Are Family (Nile Rodgers, Bernard Edwards) – 08:24 . 6.Easier To Love (Nile Rodgers, Bernard Edwards) – 05:05 . 7.You’Re A Friend To Me (Nile Rodgers, Bernard Edwards) – 05:31 . 8.One More Time (Nile Rodgers, Bernard Edwards) – 03:17

Musicians : Kathy Sledge – Lead Vocals On (1 – 3 – 4 – 5) . Debbie Sledge – Lead Vocals On (7) . Joni Sledge – Lead Vocals On (2 – 6) . Kim Sledge – Lead Vocals On (8) . Nile Rodgers – Guitar . Bernard Edwards – Bass . Tony Thompson – Drums . Robert Sabino – Piano, Clavinet . Raymond Jones – Keyboards, Fender Rhodes . Andy Schwartz – Piano . Sammy Figueroa – Percussion . Jon Faddis – Trumpet . Ellen Seeling – Trumpet . Barry Rogers – Trombone . Jean Fineberg – Saxophone . Alex Foster – Saxophone, Flute . Gene Orloff – Concert Master . Cheryl Hong – Strings . Marianne Carroll – Strings . Karen Milne (The Chic Strings) – Strings . Luther Vandross – Backing Vocals . Norma Jean Wright – Backing Vocals . David Lasley – Backing Vocals . Alfa Anderson – Backing Vocals . Diva Gray – Backing Vocals

Production : Produced By Nile Rodgers, Bernard Edwards . Don Berman – Engineer . Bob Clearmountain – Engineer . Burt Szerlip – Engineer

Package : Ken Barnes – Liner Notes . Bob Defrin – Art Direction . Jim Houghton – Photography

Recorded 1978-1979 At The Power Station, New York City, New York.

Released In January 1979 By Cotillion Records.

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BBC
With these four classics and a four similarly strong others, We Are Family still sounds alive, zesty and vibrant. It was especially taken to heart in the UKand awarded Sister Sledge the disco diva status […]

Robert Christgau
All that’s missing from the album is “Lost in Music,” that one-in-a-hundred I-love-you-know-what song that illuminates its subject. Plus a couple of useless slow ones and some chic riffs. So the d.d. would be your buy–if you could buy it […]

vanguard @ RateYourMusic
While “We Are Family” has worn out its welcome a bit thanks to extreme overplay on radio, TVand in stadiums across America, the album as a whole has a considerable amount of quality to offer. In particular the other two big disco tunes […]

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