08/12/2016

Rupert Holmes "Rupert Holmes" (1975) -Soft Rock-



Label : Epic Records


01 - Too Scared To Sing (Rupert Holmes)
02 - Brass Knuckles (Rupert Holmes)
03 - You Burned Yourself Out (Rupert Holmes)
04 - Deco Lady (Rupert Holmes)
05 - I Don't Want To Hold Your Hand (Rupert Holmes)
06 - Rifles And Rum (Rupert Holmes)
07 - Studio Musician (Rupert Holmes)
08 - Everything Gets Better When You're Drunk (Rupert Holmes)
09 - The Man Behind The Woman (Rupert Holmes)
10 - The Place Where Failure Goes (Rupert Holmes)


The Band :
Rupert Holmes : All Vocals, Piano, Electric Piano, Clavinet, Tack Piano, Moog-ARP-Elka Synthesizers & Clarinet
FOX TROT
Jimmy Accardi : Electric & Acoustic Guitars, Solo on "Deco Lady"
Ron Altaville : Electric Bass
Dean Bailin : Electric & Acoustic Guitars, Solos on "Rifles And Rum" & "Studio Musician", Alto Sax
Colonel Jimmy Cathcart : Lead Piano, Electric Piano, Clavinet, Organ, Solo on "Brass Knuckles", Trumpet
Skip Reed : Drums, Latin Percussion, Timpani
Fox Trot & Jeffrey Lesser : Background vocals on "Rifles And Rum"

Engineered by Jeffrey Lesser & Harry Maslin, Shelley Yakus, Mike Stone
Associate Engineers : Ron Saint Germain, Godfrey Diamond, Alex Head, Kevin Herron, Jimmy Iovine, Rod O'Brien & Mike Braunstein
Remixed at The Lounge (Mediasound) by Jeffrey Lesser

Produced & Directed by Jeffrey Lesser

THE WIDESCREEN ORCHESTRA :
Orchestrated & Conducted by Rupert Holmes
Violins : David Nadien (Concertmaster), Charles Libove, John Pintaville, Harry Lookofsky, Max Ellen, Harold Kohon, Joseph Malignaggi, Emanuel Green, Paul Gershman, Harry Glickman, Matthew Raimondi & Harry Cyckman
Celli : Jesse Levy (Concertmaster), George Ricci, Alan Schulman & Charles McCracken
Violas : Emanuel Vardi (Concertmaster), Theodore Israel, Julien Barber & David Sackson
English Horn : Lew Delgatto (Concertmaster)
Oboe : George Marge
Alto Flutes : Harvey Estrin, Robert Steen, Lew Delgatto & George Marge
Flute & Piccolo : Harvey Estrin, Robert Steen & David Tofani
Bass Clarinet : David Tofani
Bassoons : Ron Jannelli
Trumpet & Flugelhorn : Alan Rubin & Marvin Stamm
French Horn : Peter Gordon & Bob Carlisle
Trombone : Mico Monardo
Bass Trombone : David Taylor

Recorded & Remixed January & February of 1975 at Mediasound & Record Plant in New York City, And at Record Plant in Los Angeles