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Bill Sharpe - Famous People (1985)
Artist: Bill Sharpe
Title Of Album: Famous People
Year Of Release: 1985 (1984)
Label: Polydor [825 497-2]
Country: England
Genre: Electronic, Jazz-Funk, Jazzdance
Quality: FLAC (image+.cue+.log) | Mp3
Bitrate: Lossless | CBR 320 kbps
Time: 60:02
Full Size: 388 MB | 141 MB

In 1985, he teamed with Gary Numan; billed as Sharpe & Numan, the duo scored a British Top 20 hit with the single "Change Your Mind". That same year, Sharpe released his debut solo album, Famous People, which included the duet with Numan. Other vocalists featured on the album include then-frequent Numan backing singer Tessa Niles, who sang the title track. It was released as the second single from the album, but did not chart.


Tracklist:

01. Famous People (3:57)*
02. The Shuffle (3:40)
03. Remix, Remake, Re-Model (4:05)
04. Silhouettes (4:24)
05. Peace (4:15)
06. Change Your Mind (4:13)**
07. Catching A Train (4:35)
08. Fools In A World Of Fire (3:46)
09. Washed Away (4:54)
10. Fairweather Girl (6:34)
11. Change Your Mind (Extended Version) (8:29)**
12. Famous People (Extended Version) (7:10)*

All tracks written by Bill Sharpe & Roger Odell, except 2, 5 & 10 tracks written by Bill Sharpe & 8 track, written by Bill Sharpe & Linda Taylor
Arranged by Richard Niles & Bill Sharpe
Produced by Bill Sharpe & Michael H. Brauer (*)

Engineered & mixed by Nick Smith & Michael H. Brauer (*)
Remixed by Wally Brill (**)
Assistant engineer: Mark Brown
Recorded and mixed at Rock City Studios, May - August 1984

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Bill Sharpe - piano, keyboards, vocals
Joe Hubbard - bass-guitar
Pino Palladino - bass-guitar
Mitch Dalton - guitars
Mark Jackson - guitar solo
Neil Wilkinson - drums & percussion
Bob Sydor - saxophone, clarinet
Dick Morrissey - saxophone
Gavyn Wright - string section leader
Andrew Mackintosh - saxophone, flute
Chris White - saxophone
Philip Todd - saxophone, flute
Pete Beachill - trombone
Guy Barker - trumpet
Henry Lowther - trumpet
Stuart Brooks - trumpet
Linda Taylor - backing vocals
Tessa Niles - backing vocals
Gary Numan - lead vocals on "Change Your Mind"


Bill Sharpe - Famous People (1985)







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