George Duke Liberated Fantasies 180g LP
George Duke Liberated Fantasies 180g LP

George Duke Liberated Fantasies 180g LP

George Duke

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SKU:
MPSLP8595
UPC:
4029759128595
180 Gram Pressing! Analogue Remastering (AAA)!

The closing album in this MPS set continues George Duke’s tendency to couple his fusion world with accessible R&B songs. Once again he shows a discernable vocal development. In "Tryin' And Cryin'" the Californian together with rock singer Napoleon Brock overlay multiple vocal tracks. On "Seeing You" Duke lays on a glaze of soulful tenderness, whereas "What The…" is 30 seconds of frivolous funning around. "Back to Where We Never Left" is a witty gem in which Duke bundles his pool of synthesizers into a united groove, whereas "I C'n Hear That" shows off synth and marimba tonal colors in dialogue, with the bass riffing on the bottom. The album flows into the final bend carrying along the sonorous richness of Brazil. "After the Love" plays with the languorous erotic colors of the tropics, whereas all the band members are allowed to shine on the epic circa ten minute title track with its hot samba flair: the rhythm section with "Ndugu", Al Johnson, and Airto Moreira's percussion arsenal, Daryl Stuermer with his rock interludes on guitar, and Duke himself with inspired virtuosity on all sorts of synths and keyboards.

Features:
• 180g Audiophile pressing
• Analogue remastering (AAA)
• Liner notes and a picture of the original master tape box
• Made in Germany

Musicians:
George Duke, vocals, keyboards, synthesizers
Embamba, bass
Leon "Ndugu" Chancler, drums, 'Roto-Toms', vocals on "Liberated Fantasies"
Napoleon Murphy Brock, lead vocals on "Tryin' & Cryin', background vocals on "Seeing You" and "Liberated Fantasies"
Janet Ferguson Hof, background vocals on "Seeing You", voice of "Amanda"
Bonnie Bowdon Amaro, vocals on "After The Love" and "Liberated Fantasies"
David Amaro, acoustic guitar on "After The Love"
Daryl Stuermer, guitar on "Tryin' & Cryin'" and "Liberated Fantasies"
George Johnson, guitar on "Don't Be Shy"
Ruth K. Underwood, voice of riddle in "What The..."
Rashid Duke, vocals on "What The..."
Emil Richards, marimba on "I C'n Hear That"
Airto, percussion on "I C'n Hear That", "After The Love" and "Liberated Fantasies"

Selections:
Side One:

1. Don't Be Shy
2. Seeing You
3. Back To Where We Never Left
4. What The...
5. Tryin' & Cryin'
Side Two:
1. I C'n Hear That
2. After The Love
3. Tzina (excerpts from Act II Scene II)
4. Liberated Fantasies
Description
180 Gram Pressing! Analogue Remastering (AAA)!

The closing album in this MPS set continues George Duke’s tendency to couple his fusion world with accessible R&B songs. Once again he shows a discernable vocal development. In "Tryin' And Cryin'" the Californian together with rock singer Napoleon Brock overlay multiple vocal tracks. On "Seeing You" Duke lays on a glaze of soulful tenderness, whereas "What The…" is 30 seconds of frivolous funning around. "Back to Where We Never Left" is a witty gem in which Duke bundles his pool of synthesizers into a united groove, whereas "I C'n Hear That" shows off synth and marimba tonal colors in dialogue, with the bass riffing on the bottom. The album flows into the final bend carrying along the sonorous richness of Brazil. "After the Love" plays with the languorous erotic colors of the tropics, whereas all the band members are allowed to shine on the epic circa ten minute title track with its hot samba flair: the rhythm section with "Ndugu", Al Johnson, and Airto Moreira's percussion arsenal, Daryl Stuermer with his rock interludes on guitar, and Duke himself with inspired virtuosity on all sorts of synths and keyboards.

Features:
• 180g Audiophile pressing
• Analogue remastering (AAA)
• Liner notes and a picture of the original master tape box
• Made in Germany

Musicians:
George Duke, vocals, keyboards, synthesizers
Embamba, bass
Leon "Ndugu" Chancler, drums, 'Roto-Toms', vocals on "Liberated Fantasies"
Napoleon Murphy Brock, lead vocals on "Tryin' & Cryin', background vocals on "Seeing You" and "Liberated Fantasies"
Janet Ferguson Hof, background vocals on "Seeing You", voice of "Amanda"
Bonnie Bowdon Amaro, vocals on "After The Love" and "Liberated Fantasies"
David Amaro, acoustic guitar on "After The Love"
Daryl Stuermer, guitar on "Tryin' & Cryin'" and "Liberated Fantasies"
George Johnson, guitar on "Don't Be Shy"
Ruth K. Underwood, voice of riddle in "What The..."
Rashid Duke, vocals on "What The..."
Emil Richards, marimba on "I C'n Hear That"
Airto, percussion on "I C'n Hear That", "After The Love" and "Liberated Fantasies"

Selections:
Side One:

1. Don't Be Shy
2. Seeing You
3. Back To Where We Never Left
4. What The...
5. Tryin' & Cryin'
Side Two:
1. I C'n Hear That
2. After The Love
3. Tzina (excerpts from Act II Scene II)
4. Liberated Fantasies
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
YES
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
George Duke
Title
Liberated Fantasies
Composer
Additional Artists
Ndugu, Al Johnson, Airto Moreira, Daryl Stuermer, Napoleon Brock
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
09-06-2018
Release Date
10-18-2018
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
Discontinued
Format
Vinyl
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