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Shakatak - Night Birds mp3 album

  • Performer: Shakatak
  • Title: Night Birds
  • Genre: Electronic / Jazz / Latin / Funk / Pop
  • Country: UK
  • Formats: MOD XM AU AA FLAC RA AAC
  • Style: Fusion, Jazz-Funk, Disco, Latin Jazz
  • MP3 album: 1514 mb
  • FLAC album: 1493 mb
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Shakatak - Night Birds mp3 album

Night Birds, released in 1982 on the Polydor label, is the second album by English jazz-funk band Shakatak. Night Birds established Shakatak's trademark jazz-funk sound, and contains two of the band's biggest hits, "Easier Said than Done" and "Night Birds", the former reaching the No. 12 spot in 1981, the latter climbing to No. 9 in the following year. All tracks written by William "Bill" Sharpe and Roger Odell except where indicated.

Taking a chance on a female vocalist, Jill Saward, they released their second album, Nightbirds, which featured a radio-friendly vocal over the top of their jazz meanderings, and suddenly the pop market opened up for them with the hit single "Easier Said Than Done" with its mainly piano based tinkling and a dance beat, and Saward's vocal on the chorus. They followed this with an even bigger hit, "Night Birds" which became the title track of the second album, still with the trademark piano and jazz bassline.

Shakatak - Night Birds (Jazz-Funk, Disco/UK/1982) 44:16. Night Birds - SHAKATAK '1982 6:22. shakatak, streetwalkin' 5:28. Shakatak - Rio Nights (1982) 5:19. shakatak, takin' off 5:05.

Album The Coolest Cuts. Flyin through the night Floating on a wind To the city lights Night birds With the love they bring Flyin through the night Floating on a wind To the city lights Night birds With the love they bring Slowing they decend Through the darkened sky To the night again Night birds Kiss the day goodbye Flyin through the night Floating on a wind. To the city lights Night birds With the love they bring Slowing they decend Through the darkened sky To the night again Night birds Kiss the day goodbye.

with capo transposer, play along with guitar, piano, ukulele & mandolin. albumYou may also like to play. Shakatak - On Nights Like Tonight. Johnny guitar watson.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Night Birds
Written-By – W. Sharpe*, R. Odell*
6:19
A2 Streetwalkin'
Soloist, Vocals – Jackie RaweWritten-By – W. Sharpe*, R. Odell*
5:30
A3 Rio Nights
Arranged By [Brass], Trombone – Nigel WrightPercussion, Vocals, Translated By [Portugese Translation] – Simon MortonTrumpet – Stuart BrooksWritten-By – W. Sharpe*, R. Odell*
5:16
A4 Fly The Wind
Written-By – W. Sharpe*, R. Odell*
4:16
B1 Easier Said Than Done
Written-By – W. Sharpe*, R. Odell*
6:10
B2 Bitch To The Boys
Written-By – W. Sharpe*, R. Odell*
6:28
B3 Light On My Life
Lead Vocals – Lorna BannonSoloist, Saxophone – Dick Morrisey*Written-By – W. Sharpe*, R. Odell*
4:42
B4 Takin' Off
Written-By – W. Sharpe*
5:06

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Deutsche Grammophon GmbH
  • Printed By – Gerhard Kaiser GmbH
  • Pressed By – PRS Hannover
  • Lacquer Cut At – PRS Hannover
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Polydor Ltd. (London)
  • Copyright (c) – Polydor Ltd. (London)

Credits

  • Bass [Music Man Sting Ray, G&l 2000e] – George Anderson
  • Design, Art Direction – Alywn Clayden*
  • Drums [Sonor], Cymbal [Avedis Zildjian] – Roger Odell
  • Engineer – John Buckley
  • Executive-Producer – Les McCutcheon
  • Grand Piano [Bosendorfer], Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Synthesizer [Oberheim O.b.x., Arp Odyssey, Prophet 10] – Bill Sharpe
  • Guitar [Yamaha Sg 2000, Gibson 345] – Keith Winter
  • Other [Production Support] – Skratch Music Limited
  • Photography By – Peter Ashworth
  • Producer, Synthesizer [Oberheim O.b.x., Prophet 10], Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Nigel Wright
  • Typography [Typographic Design] – Main Titles Ltd.
  • Vocals – Jackie Rawe, Jill Saward, Lorna Bannon

Notes

Released approximately 1985/86

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 0309
  • Matrix / Runout: 2383 633 S1 320
  • Matrix / Runout: 2383 633 S 2 320

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
POLS 1059, POLS1059, 2383 633 Shakatak Night Birds ‎(LP, Album) Polydor, Polydor, Polydor POLS 1059, POLS1059, 2383 633 UK 1982
80100180 Shakatak Night Birds ‎(CD, Album, RE) Polydor 80100180 UK 2004
POCP-2031 Shakatak Night Birds ‎(CD, Album, RE) Polydor POCP-2031 Japan 1991
POLS 1059, POLS1059, 2383 633 Shakatak Night Birds ‎(LP, Album) Polydor, Polydor, Polydor POLS 1059, POLS1059, 2383 633 UK 1982
2383 633 Shakatak Night Birds ‎(LP, Album) Polydor 2383 633 New Zealand 1982

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Night Birds
2 Streetwalkin'
Saxophone [Solo] – Dick MorrisseyVocals [Solo] – Jackie Rawe
3 Rio Nights
Percussion, Vocals, Other [Portuguese Translation] – Simon Morton
4 Fly The Wind
5 Easier Said Than Done
6 Bitch To The Boys
7 Light On My Life
Lead Vocals – Lorna BannonSaxophone [Solo] – Dick Morrissey
8 Takin' Off
9 Go For It

Notes

Under licence from : Victor Entertainment Inc, Japan.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 8994181178103

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
POLS 1059, POLS1059, 2383 633 Shakatak Night Birds ‎(LP, Album) Polydor, Polydor, Polydor POLS 1059, POLS1059, 2383 633 UK 1982
80100180 Shakatak Night Birds ‎(CD, Album, RE) Polydor 80100180 UK 2004
POCP-2031 Shakatak Night Birds ‎(CD, Album, RE) Polydor POCP-2031 Japan 1991
POLS 1059, POLS1059, 2383 633 Shakatak Night Birds ‎(LP, Album) Polydor, Polydor, Polydor POLS 1059, POLS1059, 2383 633 UK 1982
2383 633 Shakatak Night Birds ‎(LP, Album) Polydor 2383 633 New Zealand 1982

Tracklist

A Night Birds 4:25
B Rio Nights 4:30

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Polydor Ltd.
  • Published By – Skratch Music Publishing Ltd.
  • Record Company – Deutsche Grammophon GmbH
  • Lacquer Cut At – PRS Hannover
  • Pressed By – PRS Hannover

Credits

  • Design, Art Direction – Alwyn Clayden
  • Executive-Producer – Les McCutcheon
  • Photography By – Peter Ashworth
  • Producer – Nigel Wright
  • Written-By – W. Sharpe*, Roger Odell

Notes

℗ 1982 Polydor Ltd., London
Skratch Music Ltd.

Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft mbH Hamburg.

Made In West Germany

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 0309
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A): 2059 470 S1 320
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B): 2059 470 S2 320

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
POSP 407, 2059 470 Shakatak Night Birds ‎(7", Single) Polydor, Polydor POSP 407, 2059 470 UK 1982
POSPX 407 Shakatak Night Birds ‎(12", W/Lbl) Polydor POSPX 407 UK 1982
2059 470 Shakatak Night Birds ‎(7", Single) Polydor 2059 470 Netherlands 1982
POSPX 407, 2141 502 Shakatak Night Birds ‎(12", Single) Polydor, Polydor POSPX 407, 2141 502 UK 1982
PRO-3659, 2059 470 Shakatak Night Birds ‎(7", Single) Polydor, Polydor PRO-3659, 2059 470 Philippines 1982




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