Grace Jones - Portfolio mp3 flac
Portfolio is the debut studio album by Grace Jones, released in 1977 by Island Records. It spawned her first big hit, "La Vie en rose". Having enjoyed a successful modelling career in Paris and New York in the early 1970s, Jones released a series of singles throughout 1975–1976. None of them, however, managed to succeed in mainstream charts. Jones secured a record deal with Island Records in 1977 and found wider recognition only with her debut Island album, Portfolio.
Grace Jones' debut album is a bit of a mixed bag. Some of the disco recordings sound formulaic and lack the unique quality for which she would become renowned. Saying that, it's all purely dependent on what era of Ms Jones you prefer. For me, the highlights of her music career were her trilogy of masterpieces she cut with reggae wizards Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespere. If, however, you love her disco period, then you'll probably love this album.
Portfolio is the debut album by Jamaican singer Grace Jones, released on September 6, 1977. It is the first of three disco albums produced by Tom Moulton. I Need A Man was released as Jones' debut single in 1975. It was re-mastered for the album in 1977 and later became a dance hit in the US. The biggest hit from the album, a cover of Édith Piaf’s La vie en rose, was released in 1977 as her first single for Island Records and the last from Portfolio.
The results are quite different: though polished, these tracks don't jump out at you. It's really a producer's album. Moulton probably had these tracks completed long before he knew who was going to sing them.
Portfolio" is the debut album the singer-songwriter, Grace Jones, released on September 1977 on Island Records. The album peaked at on the Top R&B Albums and on the Pop Albums chart (now called the Billboard 200 chart). Jones' debut single became an immediate hit in 1977 reaching on the Hot Dance Club Songs chart.
By: Grace Jones (1977, Electronic). More albums from Grace Jones: Warm Leatherette by Grace Jones. Inside Story by Grace Jones. Living My Life by Grace Jones. Nightclubbing by Grace Jones. Bulletproof Heart by Grace Jones. Slave To The Rhythm by Grace Jones. View all albums . Portfolio. By: Grace Jones (1977, Electronic). 1. Send In The Clowns.
Band Name Grace Jones. Album Name Portfolio. Other productions from Grace Jones.
Portfolio Grace Jones. This album has an average beat per minute of BPM (slowest/fastest tempos:, BPM).
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|A1||Send In The Clowns
Written-By – S. Sondheim*
|A2||What I Did For Love
Written-By – E. Kleban*, M. Hamlish*
Written-By – Chs. Strouse*, M. Charnim*
|B1||La Vie En Rose
Arranged By – Duke WilliamsWritten-By – E. Piaf*, Louigny*
Written-By – G. Jones*, P. Papadiamondis*
|B3||That's The Trouble
Arranged By – Duke WilliamsWritten-By – G. Jones*, P. Papadiamondis*
|B4||I Need A Man
Written-By – P. Slade*, P. Papadiamondis*
- Recorded At – Sigma Sound Studios
- Mixed At – Sigma Sound Studios
- Mastered At – Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Island Records Inc.
- Copyright (c) – Island Records Inc.
- Record Company – Ariola Discos Fonográficos e Fitas Magnéticas Ltda.
- Manufactured By – WEA Discos Ltda.
- Distributed By – WEA Discos Ltda.
- Arranged By [Horns, Strings], Conductor [Horns, Strings], Vibraphone – Vincent Montana, Jr.
- Backing Vocals – Sweethearts Of Sigma*
- Bass – Wilbur Bascomb
- Congas – Larry Washington
- Drums – Allen Schwatzberg*
- Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Ron "Have Mercy" Kersey*
- Engineer, Mixed By, Recorded By – Arthur Stoppe, Jay Mark
- Graphics – Richard Bernstein
- Guitar – Bobby Eli, Cliff Morris, Lance Quinn
- Horns, Strings – Don Renaldo's Strings And Horns*
- Keyboards, Piano – Carlton "Cotton" Kent*
- Mastered By – TM/JR*
- Photography By – Antonio Lopez , Francis Ing
- Producer – Tom Moulton
- Tambourine – Moto
NotesTracks A1 to A3 are a continuous mix.
|ILPS 9470||Grace Jones||Portfolio (LP, Album, P/Mixed, Gat)||Island Records||ILPS 9470||US||1977|
|258 272, CID 9470 (90 038-2)||Grace Jones||Portfolio (CD, Album, P/Mixed, RE)||Island Records, Island Records||258 272, CID 9470 (90 038-2)||Europe||1987|
|ILS-81049||Grace Jones||Portfolio (LP, Album)||Island Records||ILS-81049||Japan||1977|
|ORK 719470||Grace Jones||Portfolio (Cass, Album, RE)||Island Records||ORK 719470||Italy||Unknown|
|ILPS 9470||Grace Jones||Portfolio (LP, Album, P/Mixed, RE)||Island Records||ILPS 9470||Brazil||1981|