15/01/2016

The Floaters "Into The Future" (1979) -Smooth Soul-



Label : MCA Records


01 - Levitation (Jimi Macon & Eugene McDaniels)
02 - Go Down To The Disco (Billy Barnes)
03 - Woman Love / You Are My Lady (Jimi Macon & Eugene McDaniels)
04 - Brand New Lite (Raymond Crossley, Curtis Nolen & Eugene McDaniels)
05 - L.A. Magic (J. Christopher Fox)
06 - Made Up My Mind (Raymond Crossley & Curtis Nolen)
07 - Sweet Lady September (Dennis Collins Johnson)
08 - Nice To Have You Back (Raymond Crossley & Curtis Nolen)
09 - The Best Of Our Love (Leon Pendarvis & Eugene McDaniels)


Produced by Eugene McDaniels
Production Coordinator : Cyndi James-Reese
Recorded at Star Track Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA ; A&M Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA & Sunset Sound Recorders, Hollywood, CA
Engineer : Doug Rider
2nd Engineers : Eric Breekha, Corey Bailey, Raffaello, Mazza & Derek du Nann
Mastered at Capitol Records Studios, Hollywood, CA by Ken Perry


The Floaters :

James Mitchell
Marvin Willis
Larry Cunningham
Ralph Mitchell
Charles Clark


Leon Pendarvis : Piano
Randy Waldman : Fender Rhodes
Hiram Bullock : Guitar
Steve Jordan : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Jimi Macon : Bass ("Sweet Lady September", "Levitation", "L.A. Magic" & "Woman Love / You Are My Lady"), Additional Guitar ("L.A. Magic")
Larry Williams : Synthesizer, Sequencer & Alto Sax
Jerry Hey : Trumpet & Flugelhorn
Kim Hutchcroft : Soprano Sax & Alto Sax
Jerry Vinci : Concertmaster for String Session
Victor Feldman : Percussion

Guest Solo Vocalist : Afreeka Trees ("The Best Of Our Love")
Guest Background Vocalists : Carmen Twillie, Venette Gloud & Eugene McDaniels
Vocal Arranger & Coach : Carmen Twillie


01 - Levitation 

Arranged by Jimi Mason
Synthesizer & Horns Arranged by Larry Williams

02 - Go Down To The Disco 

Arranged by Leon Pendarvis
Horns Arranged by Jerry Hey

03 - Woman Love / You Are My Lady 

Arranged by Jimi Mason
Horns Arranged by Jeremy Lubbock

04 - Brand New Lite 

Arranged by Leon Pendarvis
Horns Arranged by Jerry Hey

05 - L.A. Magic 

Arranged by Jimi Mason
Horns Arranged by Larry Williams

06 - Made Up My Mind 

Arranged by Leon Pendarvis
Strings & Horns Arranged by Jeremy Lubbock

07 - Sweet Lady September 

Arranged by Hiram Bullock
Synthesizer Arranged by Larry Williams

08 - Nice To Have You Back 

Arranged by Leon Pendarvis
Strings & Horns Arranged by Jeremy Lubbock

09 - The Best Of Our Love

Arranged by Leon Pendarvis
Strings & Horns Arranged by Jeremy Lubbock