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  Исполнитель(и) :
   Zapp  (Group)
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  Наименование CD :
   The New Zapp IV U

Год издания : 1985

Компания звукозаписи : Warner Bros., (wb)

Музыкальный стиль : Urban, Funk, Quiet Storm

Время звучания : 43:03

  Комментарий (рецензия) :

CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Jazz (Fusion)      

Recorded at Troutman Sound Labs, 1835 Catalpa Dive, Dayton, Ohio.

Though Zapp III was far from a failure or even a disappointment, it wasn't quite on par with previous Roger Troutman efforts, being a little uneven and less of a commercial success. So when Troutman resurfaced in 1985, he shook up his formula a bit, focusing on an even collection of succinct songs rather than an album driven by epic anthems and filled out with shorter songs. To further communicate the concept that he was shaking things up, Troutman blatantly titled his album The New Zapp IV U. On the one hand, things really didn't change as much as Troutman would have you believe. The New Zapp IV U is still immersed in bouncy, carefree funk, and he still has a monster anthem with "Computer Love." The main change seems to be an emphasis on tighter song structures rather than loose, epic dancefloor jams. Yet on the other hand, these tiny changes are all Troutman really needed to do. The previous three Zapp albums were all stellar, and it would have been a shame for him to abandon a winning formula. In the end, the new approach to songwriting here proves just enough change to make this a fresh-sounding album. Had Troutman returned with yet another Zapp album propelled by one or two epic, ten-minute dancefloor jams and a few shorter funk exercises, it would have seemed incredibly trite - after three albums, it was time for a change to keep things fresh.

All Music Guide

  Соисполнители :

Aaron Blackmon (Guitar, Bass Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Background Vocals)
Bernie Worrell (Keyboards)
Billy Beck (Keyboards, Background Vocals)
Bob Glover (Background Vocals)
Carl Cowen (Horn)
Charlie Wilson (Background Vocals)
Dale Degroat (Keyboards, Background Vocals)
Damian Black (Drums)
Greg Jackson (Keyboards, Vocals, Background Vocals)
Gregory Jackson (Keyboards, Vocals, Background Vocals)
Jannetta Boyce (Background Vocals)
Jerome Berrickson (Horn)
Michael Warren (Horn)
Raymond Davis (Background Vocals)
Rhonda Stevens (Background Vocals)
Robert 'Rumba' Jones (Percussion, Horn, Background Vocals)
Robert Lorenzo Jones (Horn, Background Vocals)
Roger Troutman (Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals)
Shirley Murdock (Background Vocals)
Wanda Rash (Background Vocals)

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Наименование трека



   1 It Doesn't Really Matter         0:05:28 Troutman, Zapp
   2 Computer Love         0:04:53 Troutman, Troutman
   3 Itchin' For Your Twitchin'         0:04:09 Zapp
   4 Radio People         0:05:56 Troutman, Zapp
   5 I Only Have Eyes For You     T       0:04:43 Dubin, Warren
   6 Rock 'N' Roll         0:04:50 Troutman, Zapp
   7 Cas-Ta-Spellome         0:03:34 Troutman, Troutman
   8 Make Me Feel Good         0:05:17 -"-
   9 Ja Ready To Rock         0:04:13 -"-


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