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 – Design, Illustrations, Photography

Recorded In 1981 At Compass Point.

Released On May 11, 1981 By Island.

(Source Grace Jones‘ ‘Nightclubbing’ | Official Website)

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Pitchfork
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.) […]

TheQuietus.com
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. […]

Clash
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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