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Nightclubbing

Grace Jones

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By all means a phenomenal pop album that hit number nine on the black albums chart and crossed over to penetrate the pop charts at number 32, Nightclubbing saw Grace Jones working once again with Sly Dunbar, Robbie Shakespeare, and the remainder of the Compass Point team. Nightclubbing also continues Jones' tradition of picking excellent songs to reinterpret. This time out, the Police's "Demolition Man," Bill Withers' "Use Me," and Iggy Pop's "Nightclubbing" receive radical reinterpretations; "Nightclubbing" is glacial in both tempo and lack of warmth, while both "Use Me" and "Demolition Man" fit perfectly into Jones' lyrical scheme. Speaking of a lyrical scheme, "Pull Up to the Bumper" (number five black singles, number two club play) is so riddled with naughty double entendres -- or is it just about parallel parking? -- that it renders Musique's "In the Bush" as daring as Paul Anka's "Puppy Love." Drive it in between what, Grace? It's not just lyrics that make the song stick out; jingling spirals of rhythm guitar and a simplistic, squelching, mid-tempo rhythm make the song effective, even without considering Jones' presence. Sly & Robbie provide ideal backdrops for Jones yet again, casting a brisk but not bristly sheen over buoyant structures. Never before and never since has a precisely chipped block of ore been so seductive.
© Andy Kellman /TiVo

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1
Walking In The Rain
00:04:18

Harry Vanda, ComposerLyricist - Alex Sadkin, Producer - Sly Dunbar, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - George Redburn Young, ComposerLyricist - CHRIS BLACKWELL, Producer - Wally Badarou, Keyboards, AssociatedPerformer - Mikey Chung, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Robbie Shakespeare, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Grace Jones, Vocalist, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Barry Reynolds, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Uziah Thompson, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 1981 Island Records, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc., Mit freundlicher Genehmigung: Universal Music International Division - a division of Universal Music GmbH

2
Pull Up To The Bumper
00:04:41

Dana Manno, ComposerLyricist - Alex Sadkin, Producer - Sly Dunbar, Drums, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - CHRIS BLACKWELL, Producer - Wally Badarou, Keyboards, AssociatedPerformer - Mikey Chung, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Robbie Shakespeare, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Grace Jones, Vocalist, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Barry Reynolds, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Uziah Thompson, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 1981 UMG Recordings, Inc., Mit freundlicher Genehmigung: Universal Music International Division - a division of Universal Music GmbH

3
Use Me
00:05:05

Alex Sadkin, Producer - Bill Withers, ComposerLyricist - Sly Dunbar, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - CHRIS BLACKWELL, Producer - Wally Badarou, Keyboards, AssociatedPerformer - Mikey Chung, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Robbie Shakespeare, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Grace Jones, Vocalist, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Barry Reynolds, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Uziah Thompson, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 1981 The Island Def Jam Music Group

4
Nightclubbing
00:05:07

Iggy Pop, ComposerLyricist - Alex Sadkin, Producer - David Bowie, ComposerLyricist - CHRIS BLACKWELL, Producer - Grace Jones, MainArtist

℗ 1981 The Island Def Jam Music Group, Mit freundlicher Genehmigung: Universal Music International Division - a division of Universal Music GmbH

5
Art Groupie
00:02:40

Alex Sadkin, Producer - CHRIS BLACKWELL, Producer - Grace Jones, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Barry Reynolds, ComposerLyricist

℗ 1981 The Island Def Jam Music Group

6
I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango)
00:04:30

Alex Sadkin, Producer - Astor Piazzolla, ComposerLyricist - Sly Dunbar, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - CHRIS BLACKWELL, Producer - Wally Badarou, Keyboards, AssociatedPerformer - Mikey Chung, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Robbie Shakespeare, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Grace Jones, Vocalist, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Barry Reynolds, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Dennis Wilkey, ComposerLyricist - Uziah Thompson, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 1981 Island Records, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc., Mit freundlicher Genehmigung: Universal Music Group, Inc.

7
Feel Up
00:04:02

Alex Sadkin, Producer - Sly Dunbar, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - CHRIS BLACKWELL, Producer - Wally Badarou, Keyboards, AssociatedPerformer - Mikey Chung, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Robbie Shakespeare, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Grace Jones, Vocalist, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Barry Reynolds, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Uziah Thompson, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 1981 The Island Def Jam Music Group

8
Demolition Man
00:04:05

Alex Sadkin, Producer - Sly Dunbar, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - Sting, ComposerLyricist - CHRIS BLACKWELL, Producer - Wally Badarou, Keyboards, AssociatedPerformer - Mikey Chung, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Robbie Shakespeare, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Grace Jones, Vocalist, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Barry Reynolds, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Uziah Thompson, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 1981 The Island Def Jam Music Group, Mit freundlicher Genehmigung: Universal Music International Division - a division of Universal Music GmbH

9
I've Done It Again
00:03:51

Alex Sadkin, Producer - CHRIS BLACKWELL, Producer - Marianne Faithfull, ComposerLyricist - Grace Jones, MainArtist - Barry Reynolds, ComposerLyricist

℗ 1981 The Island Def Jam Music Group

Album Description

By all means a phenomenal pop album that hit number nine on the black albums chart and crossed over to penetrate the pop charts at number 32, Nightclubbing saw Grace Jones working once again with Sly Dunbar, Robbie Shakespeare, and the remainder of the Compass Point team. Nightclubbing also continues Jones' tradition of picking excellent songs to reinterpret. This time out, the Police's "Demolition Man," Bill Withers' "Use Me," and Iggy Pop's "Nightclubbing" receive radical reinterpretations; "Nightclubbing" is glacial in both tempo and lack of warmth, while both "Use Me" and "Demolition Man" fit perfectly into Jones' lyrical scheme. Speaking of a lyrical scheme, "Pull Up to the Bumper" (number five black singles, number two club play) is so riddled with naughty double entendres -- or is it just about parallel parking? -- that it renders Musique's "In the Bush" as daring as Paul Anka's "Puppy Love." Drive it in between what, Grace? It's not just lyrics that make the song stick out; jingling spirals of rhythm guitar and a simplistic, squelching, mid-tempo rhythm make the song effective, even without considering Jones' presence. Sly & Robbie provide ideal backdrops for Jones yet again, casting a brisk but not bristly sheen over buoyant structures. Never before and never since has a precisely chipped block of ore been so seductive.
© Andy Kellman /TiVo

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