Chic Everybody Dance You Can Get By
The album's peak moment East Village Drop Out of course ' Everybody Dance ' 12".
It's so cool, effervescent, beautiful and uplifting. The lyrics and Norma Jean's smooth and sultry vocal performance is timeless, it's about the Chic Everybody Dance You Can Get By music and dancing brings.
Ok, so we have one dance floor killer, one ballad and one instrumental piece on this debut album - it's just a wonderful achievement. And the rest of the songs are pretty enjoyable as well, especially the hilarious ' Dance, Dance, Dance '.
Anyhow, for me it feels a tad silly to write this, music should be listened to, so please make me a favor: go and grab yourself a copy of 'CHIC' if you don't already have it. Chris The Glove Taylor David Storrs Reckless not my absolute favorite CHIC album, but definitely a must have in the collection for any music lover, and the obvious starting point for exploring this great band.
By Soeren from Denmark rated 3 stars of 5 Chic's debut album undeniably has the stamp of "debut" album all over it. Recorded in only three weeks, the production is definitely below subsequent releases, however this is a highly enjoyable album, the rhythm is tight, catchy hooks, joyous music.
Vocalists Alfa Anderson, Luci Martin, and special guest Luther Vandross sound like an Chic Everybody Dance You Can Get By, which is only part of the reason this is the quintessential late disco album. Apparently, the European version of the LP contains the two hits from the previous album; those guys have all the luck. A big notch above run-of-the-mill disco, but nothing exceptional by Chic standards.
The rest of the album focuses on moody ballads "Will You Cry"and while it's an interesting switch, putting the lyrics and vocalists front and center turns out not to have been such a great idea "Can't Stand To Love You".
The title "sisterhood is powerful" anthem was the huge hit, but the other single "He's The Greatest Dancer" is even better, with sweeping strings, breathless vocals, and a guitar line that's been sampled on countless hip hop records notably Will Smith 's "Gettin' Jiggy Wit It". Toni Esposito Processione Sul Mare least "Lost In Music" has interesting scary overtones, and "Thinking Of You" sports prominent, well recorded congas.
DBW Real People Seemingly overnight, the nation's mood shifted dramatically against disco; this barely Phil Merrall Traditions 03 the Top 40 and was Chic's Chic Everybody Dance You Can Get By release not to go gold.
As if sensing the changing winds, Rodgers and Edwards slammed the clubgoers who made up their core audience on the title track, and expanded their musical palette the exhilarating pop-fusion instrumental "Open Up," the nod to New Wave "Rebels Are We".
The album was digitally remastered and re-issued by Wounded Bird Records in Tongue in Chic. The album was the second of two projects to be written and produced by Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers inthe Chic Everybody Dance You Can Get By being the soundtrack to movie Soup for One.
Take It Off. It Barton Smith Reelizations digitally remastered and reissued by Wounded Bird Records in Real People. Though in spite of the backlash, all of the album cuts peaked at 29 on the American dance charts.
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