09/04/2021

Michael Sembello "Bossa Nova Hotel" (1983) -High Tech AOR / Westcoast Rock-



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


États-Unis 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 Rubalcara)
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
Digital Tape Editors : Jay Antista, Bernie Grundman, Roger Nichols, Stephen Schmitt
Synthesizers Programmed by Chris Page, Ian Underwood, Casey Young
Simmons Drums Programmed by Steve Ripley


01 - Automatic Man

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

02 - First Time

Simmons Drums : Carlos Vega
Keyboards : Don Freeman
Bass, Guitar : 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
Background vocals : Michael Sembello, Cruz Baca Sembello
Strings Arranged & Conducted by Oscar Castro-Neves

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