Grace Jones releases ‘Nightclubbing,’ her fifth album featuring ‘Pull Up to the Bumper’ (1981)

Grace Jones’ ‘Nightclubbing’ is her fifth studio album recorded at At Compass Point, Bahamas with a team of session musicians and released on May 11, 1981.

Track Listing : 1.Walking In The Rain (Harry Vanda, George Young) – 04:18 . 2.Pull Up To The Bumper (Grace Jones, Koo Koo Baya, Dana Mano) – 04:41 . 3.Use Me (Bill Withers) – 05:04 . 4.Nightclubbing (David Bowie, Iggy Pop) – 05:06 . 5.Art Groupie (Grace Jones, Barry Reynolds) – 02:39 . 6.I’Ve Seen That Face Before (Libertango) (Astor Piazzolla, Barry Reynolds, Dennis Wilkey, Nathalie Delon) – 04:30 . 7.Feel Up (Grace Jones) – 04:03 . 8.Demolition Man (Sting) – 04:03 . 9.I’Ve Done It Again (Barry Reynolds, Marianne Faithfull) – 03:51

Jean-Paul Goude

Musicians : Grace Jones – Vocals, Backing Vocals . Wally Badarou – Keyboards . Monte Browne – Rhythm Guitar . Mikey Chung – Guitar . Masai Delon – Vocals . Tyrone Downie – Keyboards, Vocals . Sly Dunbar – Drums, Syndrums . Jack Emblow – Accordion . Barry Reynolds – Guitar . Jess Roden – Vocals . Robbie Shakespeare – Bass . Mel Speller – Percussion, Vocals . Uziah Thompson – Percussion

Production : Produced By Chris Blackwell, Alex Sadkin

Package : Jean-Paul Goude asterisques RVM– Design, Illustrations, Photography

Recorded In 1981 At Compass Point.

Released On May 11, 1981 By Island.

Video Director(s) : Jean-Paul Goude asterisques RVMfor “I’ve Seen That Face Before (Libertango)”

Grace Jones


In 1980, Grace Jones decamped to Compass Point Studios in Nassau, Bahamas where she worked with producers Alex Sadkin and Island Records’ president Chris Blackwell, as well as a crack team of session musicians rooted by the rhythmic reggae force of Sly & Robbie. (This group would eventually be dubbed Compass Point All Stars, supplying island grooves for everyone from Robert Palmer to Tom Tom Club to Black Uhuru.) […]
Incredible 33-years-ago. Incredible now – perhaps even more so. Nightclubbing made Grace Jones Grace Jones – the Harty-beating, Conan-starring, James Bond baddie, car-swallowing creature that followed. She could quite simply do whatever she liked after thisand did. […]

Nightclubbing’ is simply one of the most significant albums of the 1980s: a high watermark for its maker, a cultural milestone, an ears-and-eyes-opening clash of genres, gender and fashion. […]


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