18/08/2016

Michael Sembello "Bossa Nova Hotel" (1983) -Westcoast Rock-


 
Label Warner Bros. Records / Wounded Bird (WOU 3920) 


01 - Automatic Man (Michael Sembello, David Batteau & Danny Sembello)
02 - First Time (Michael Sembello, David Batteau & Don Freeman)
03 - Cowboy (Michael Sembello, David Batteau & Danny Sembello)
04 - It's Over (Michael Sembello & Alfred Rubalcava)
05 - Maniac (Michael Sembello & Dennis Matkosky)
06 - Godzilla (Michael Sembello, Danny Sembello & Phil Ramone)
07 - Talk (Michael Sembello & Danny Sembello)
08 - Cadillac (Michael Sembello)
09 - Lay Back (Michael Sembello)
10 - Superman (Michael Sembello)


Produced by Phil Ramone
Mixed by Tommy Vicari
Recorded by Thom Wilson, James Gallagher & Peter Chalken
Recorded at Bossa Nova Hotel, Rumbo Recorders, Soundcastle, Westlake Studios, EFX Studios
Mixed at Soundcastle, Capitol Studios & Lion Share Recording Studio
"Maniac" Produced by Phil Ramone & Michael Sembello 
Production Manager : Jeff Lamont
Additional Recording Engineers : Geoff Gillette, David Marquette
Assistant Engineers : Mitch Gibson, Glenn Berkovitz, Bill Botrell, Bino Espinoza, Matt Forger, Darwin Foye, Jim Horn, George Johnsen, Peter Kudas, Steve Reynolds, Bryan J. Rusenko, Stephen Schmitt, Jeff Vaughn & Gene Wooley


01 - Automatic Man

Drums & Simmons Drums : Carlos Vega
Synthesized Bass : Danny Sembello & Michael Sembello
Piano & Synthesizer : Danny Sembello
Guitar Solo : Michael Sembello
Additional Synthesizer : Chris Page
Background vocals : Danny Sembello, John Sembello & Michael Sembello

02 - First Time

Simmons Drums : Carlos Vega
Keyboards : Don Freeman
Bass : Michael Sembello

03 - Cowboy

Drums : Vinnie Colaiuta
Tack Piano Solo, Synthesized Bass & Keyboards : Danny Sembello
Sound Effect : George Johnsen & Chris Page
Banjo : Larry McNeely

04 - It's Over

Drums : Vinnie Colaiuta
Synthesized Bass & Synthesizers : Danny Sembello
Marimba Solo, Synthesizers & Acoustic Guitar : Michael Sembello
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Strings Arranged & Conducted by Oscar Castro-Neves

05 - Maniac

Simmons Drums : Carlos Vega
Keyboards & Synthesizer : Dennis Matkosky
Guitar Solo & Synthesized Bass : Michael Sembello
Cello : Dennis Karmazyn

06 - Godzilla

Linn Drum : Michael Sembello
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Synthesized Bass, Keyboards, Marimba : Danny Sembello
Synthesizer Solo : George Duke
Guitar Solo : Michael Sembello
Horns : Jerry Hey, Gary Herbig, Gary Grant & Bill Reichenbach
Horns Arranged by Michael Sembello & Chris Page
Sound Effects : Chris Page

07 - Talk

Vocal Duet : Michael Sembello & Cruz Baca Sembello
Drums : Vinnie Colaiuta
Keyboards : Danny Sembello
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Strings Arranged & Conducted by Oscar Castro-Neves

08 - Cadillac

Drums : Carlos Vega
Bass : Nathan Watts
Synthesized Bass, Synthesizers & Piano : Danny Sembello
Guitar, Synthesizer Solo : Michael Sembello
Background vocals : Michael Sembello & Cruz Baca Sembello

09 - Lay Back (Ménage à Trois)

Drums : Vinnie Colaiuta
Bass : Nathan Watts
Keyboards : Danny Sembello
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Strings Arranged & Conducted by Oscar Castro-Neves
Background vocals : Michael Sembello & Cruz Baca Sembello

10 - Superman

Linn Drum, Bass, Fender Rhodes : Michael Sembello
Vocal Drone : Michael Sembello, Cruz Baca Sembello, Leza Miller & John Sembello
Sound Effects : Phil Ramone & Chris Page
Strings Arranged by Michael Sembello, Chris Page & Conducted by Chris Page