10/06/2018

Ashford & Simpson "Solid" (1984) -Pop Soul-



Label : Capitol Records


01 - Solid (Nicholas Ashford & Valerie Simpson)
02 - Outta The World (Nicholas Ashford & Valerie Simpson)
03 - The Jungle (From The Film 'Body Rock') (Nicholas Ashford & Valerie Simpson)
04 - Honey I Love You (Nicholas Ashford & Valerie Simpson)
05 - Babies (Nicholas Ashford & Valerie Simpson)
06 - Closet To Love* (From The Film 'Body Rock') (Nicholas Ashford, Valerie Simpson, Phil Ramone & Phil Galdston)
07 - Cherish Forever More (Nicholas Ashford & Valerie Simpson)
08 - Tonight We Escape (We Make Love) (Nicholas Ashford & Valerie Simpson)


Produced & Written by Nicholas Ashford & Valerie Simpson for Hopsack & Silk Productions, Inc.
*"Closet To Love" Produced by Elliot Scheiner & James Newton Howard
Rhythm & Horn Arrangements : Ashford & Simpson
Vocal Arrangements : Ashford & Simpson
Mixing & Production Assistance : Jimmy Simpson
Recording Engineer : Tim Cox
Studio : 39th Street Music Recording
Assisted by Robert Harari, Mick Cantarella & Michael Mignone
Additional Vocal Recording : Joe Arlotta
Studio : Blank Tapes Inc.
Mixing Engineer : Ed Rak
Assisted by Mike Alaire
Studio : Clinton Recording
Remixing on "Solid" & "Outta The World" : Francois Kevorkian
Mixing Engineer : Ron St. Germain
Studio : Right Track Recording Studio
Mastering : Sterling Sound
Mastering Engineer : Jack Skinner
Strings : Sephra Herman
Copyist : Sephra Herman


01 - Solid

Synthesizers Programmed by Ed Walsh
Synthesizers : Valerie Simpson
Guitar Sid McGinnis
Bass : Francisco Centeno
Drums : Chris Parker
Percussion : Jimmy Simpson
Trumpet : Joe Mosello
Saxophone : Vinnie Della-Rocca
Background vocals : Nicholas Ashford, Valerie Simpson, Ullanda McCullough & Raymond Simpson

02 - Outta The World

Basic Keyboards & Bass : Valerie Simpson
Synthesizers & Synthesizer Arrangement : Joseph Joubert
Linn Drums

03 - The Jungle

Synthesizers : Valerie Simpson & Ed Walsh
Bass : Francisco Centeno
Drums : Brian Break
Guitar Sid McGinnis
Background vocals : Nicholas Ashford, Valerie Simpson & Ullanda McCullough

04 - Honey I Love You

Piano : Valerie Simpson
Bass : Francisco Centeno
Percussion : Sammy Figueroa
Drum Rolls : James Dohertt
Linn Drums
Trumpet Joe Mosello
Saxophone Vinnie Della-Rocca

05 - Babies

Synthesizers Programmed by Ed Walsh
Synthesizers : Valerie Simpson
Synthesizer Sound Effects : Joseph Joubert
Bass : Francisco Centeno
Guitar : Sid McGinnis
Linn Drums
Trumpet : Joe Mosello
Saxophone : Vinnie Della-Rocca
Background vocals : Nicholas Ashford, Valerie Simpson & Ullanda McCullough

06 - Closet To Love

All Keyboards & Drum Programming : James Newton Howard
Percussion : Ralph MacDonald
Background vocals : Nicholas Ashford, Valerie Simpson & Vivian Cherry

07 - Cherish Forever More

Synthesizers : Joseph Joubert & Valerie Simpson
Drum Rolls : Tim Cox
Linn Drums
Saxophone Solo : Michael Brecker

08 - Tonight We Escape (We Make Love)

Synthesizers : Valerie Simpson & Joseph Joubert
Bass : Francisco Centeno
Drums : Chris Parker
Percussion : Sammy Figueroa
Strings : Joseph Joubert