Format: Vinyl Record LP, Island Records. UK release from Rock music LP release from singer Grace Jones. First or early pressing with A-2U and B-1U in run out grooves. Housed in a gatefold fully laminated jacket. Record labels ate the Island blue versions. 7 tracks. Nice clean and fresh copy/5(33). Label: Island Records - ILPS • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Partially Mixed Gatefold • Country: US • Genre: Funk / Soul • Style: Disco Grace Jones - Fame (, Gatefold, Vinyl) | Discogs Explore/5(70). View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Fame on Discogs. Label: Pop (5) - POP 19 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Turkey • Genre: Funk / Soul • Style: Disco Grace Jones - Fame (, Vinyl) | Discogs.
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Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. Help Learn to edit Community portal Recent changes Upload file. Download as PDF Printable version. Original artwork. New wave reggae post-punk  pop . Chris Blackwell Alex Sadkin. Muse Warm Leatherette Nightclubbing Encyclopedia of Popular Music. Beginning inJones embarked on a music career, securing a record deal with Island Records and initially becoming a star of New York City 's Studio 54 -centered disco scene.
Her most popular albums include Warm LeatheretteNightclubbingand Slave to the Rhythm Jones appeared in some low-budget films in the US during the s and early s. Inshe played a vampire in Vampand acted in and contributed a song to the Eddie Murphy film Boomerang. She appeared alongside Tim Curry in the film Wolf Girl. Jones, who was a local politician and Apostolic clergyman.
Marjorie and Robert eventually brought their children — including the 13 year old Grace — to live with them in the US, where they had settled in LyncourtSalina, New Yorknear Syracuse. The mental exercise was good for me". She moved back to New York at 18 and signed on as a model with Wilhelmina Modelling agency. She moved to Paris in Yves St. Hall and Jones frequented Le Septone of Paris's most popular gay clubs of the s and '80s, and socialised with Giorgio Armani and Karl Lagerfeld. Jones was signed by Island Recordswho put her in the studio with disco record producer, Tom Moulton.
The album finished with " I Need a Man ", Jones's first club hit. The Canadian edition of the vinyl album included another French language track, "Comme un oiseau qui s'envole", which replaced "All on a Summers Night"; in most locations this song served as the B-side of the single " Do or Die ". The album was released on compact disc in the early s, but soon went out of print.
Init was released and remastered by Gold Legion, a record company that specialises in reissuing classic disco albums on CD. Muse was the last of Jones's disco albums.
Originally appearing in the Italian film, Colt 38 Special Squad in which Jones had a role as a club singer, Jones also recorded a song called "Again and Again" that was featured in the film.
Both songs were produced by composer Stelvio Cipriani. Icelandic keyboardist Thor Baldursson arranged most of the album and also sang duet with Jones on the track "Suffer". Like the last two albums, the cover art is by Richard Bernstein.
Like FameMuse was later released by Gold Legion. With anti-disco sentiment spreading, and with the aid of the Compass Point All StarsJones transitioned into new wave music with the release of Warm Leatherette. Sly Dunbar revealed that the title track was also the first to be recorded with Jones. Jones is presented as a man wearing an Armani suit jacket, with a cigarette in her mouth and a flattop haircut.
While promoting the album, Jones slapped chat-show host Russell Harty live on air after he had turned to interview other guests, making Jones feel she was being ignored. The rest were original songs; " Nipple to the Bottle " was co-written with Sly Dunbarand, apart from " My Jamaican Guy ", the other tracks were collaborations with Barry Reynolds. Despite receiving a limited single release, the title track was left off the album. Jones's head is sharpened, giving her head and face an angular shape.
Jones dressed in elaborate costumes and masks in the opening sequence as a gorilla and alongside a series of Grace Jones lookalikes. That same year, she was featured on the Arcadia song " Election Day ". After Jones's success as a mainstream actress, she returned to the studio to work on Slave to the Rhythmthe last of her recordings for Island.
It was a concept album that featured several interpretations of the title track. The project was originally intended for Frankie Goes to Hollywood as a follow-up to " Relax ", but was given to Jones. The interview was conducted by journalist Paul Morley. Slave to the Rhythm was successful in German-speaking countries and in the Netherlands, where it secured Top 10 placings.
It reached number 12 on the UK Albums Chart in November and became the second-highest-ranking album released by Jones. American writer and journalist Glenn O'Brien wrote the essay for the inlay booklet. The body position is anatomically impossible.
The artwork, a piece called "Nigger Arabesque" was originally published in the New York magazine inand was used as a backdrop for the music video of Jones's hit single " La Vie en rose ". After Slave to the Rhythm and Island LifeJones started to record again under a new contract with Manhattan Recordswhich resulted in Inside StoryJones teamed up with music producer Nile Rodgers of Chicwhom Jones had previously tried to work with during the disco era.
Inside Story was the first album Jones produced, which resulted in heated disputes with Rodgers. Musically, the album was more accessible than her previous albums with the Compass Point All Stars, and explored different styles of pop music, with undertones of jazz, gospel, and Caribbean sounds.
All songs on the album were written by Jones and Bruce Woolley. Richard Bernstein teamed up with Jones again to provide the album's artwork. Inside Story made the top 40 in several European countries. The album was Jones's last entry to date on US Billboard albums chart.
The same year, Jones starred as Katrina, an Egyptian queen vampire in the vampire film Vamp. Bulletproof Heart was released inproduced by Chris Stanley, who co-wrote, and co-produced the majority of the songs, and was featured as a guest vocalist on "Don't Cry Freedom".
Jones released two more soundtrack songs in ; " Evilmainya ", recorded for the film Freddie as F. Inshe was due to release an electro album titled Black Marilyn with artwork featuring the singer as Marilyn Monroe. The track "Volunteer", recorded during the same sessions, leaked in InJones released " Love Bites ", an up-tempo electronic track to promote the Sci-Fi Channel's Vampire Weekwhich consisted of a series of vampire-themed films aired on the channel in early November The track features Jones singing from the perspective of a vampire.
The track was released as a non-label promo-only single. To this day, it has not been made commercially available. InJones joined Luciano Pavarotti on stage for his annual Pavarotti and Friends fundraiser concert to support the United Nations refugee agency's programs for Angolan refugees in Zambia. Despite several comeback attempts throughout the s, Jones's next full-length record was released almost twenty years later, after Jones decided "never to do an album again,"  changing her mind after meeting music producer Ivor Guest through a mutual friend, milliner Philip Treacy.
After the two became acquainted, Guest let Jones listen to a track he had been working on, which became "Devil in My Life", once Jones set the lyrics to the song. The lyrics to the song were written after a party in Venice. The same year, Jones was honoured with Q Idol Award. Jones also worked with the avant-garde poet Brigitte Fontaine on a duet named "Soufi" from Fontaine's album Prohibition released inand produced by LP Guest. Tom Jones accepted the gift in good humour, and replied by saying, "I didn't think you wore any".
Universal Music Group released a deluxe edition of her Nightclubbing album as a two-disc set and Blu-ray audio on 28 April The set contains most of the 12" mixes of singles from that album, plus Album) previously unreleased tracks from the Nightclubbing sessions, including a cover of the Gary Numan track "Me!
I Disconnect from You". InJones collaborated with British virtual band Gorillazappearing on the song " Charger " from their fifth studio album Humanz. According to Jake Hall of i-D"their collaborative work [went on] to define the visual landscape of the 70s and 80s," and "the artist helped create one of the most intriguing legends in musical history. He "[designed her] album covers, [ It has been noted that Jones's ties with the s and s New York art scene are important in understanding her visual identity during this period, and she was close to Andy Warholwho created a number of paintings and other works of the singer.
She also knew artist Richard Bernsteinand artist and social activist, Album), Keith Haringwho painted her head-to-toe for a series of photographs taken by Robert Mapplethorpe and for her role in the film Vamp.
Jones's "appearance was equally divisive" as the sonic fluidity of her music - with her "striking visuals [leading] to her becoming a muse for the likes of Issey Miyake and Thierry Mugler. Jones was featured prominently in Goude's work from that period, "which, over the course of the '80s, became increasingly synonymous with willful distortion" - using a technique he refers to as "French correction". Goude's work "centers around artistic depictions of raceethnicityand global culture", with an "enchantment with the far-away and the exotic".
Writer Abigail Gardner felt Jones's body "was presented and manipulated in ways that are clearly congruent with conceiving of that display as artefactual. Vice described Jones's musical output as Grace Jones - Fame (Vinyl, vibrant and progressive," stating that she "has woven disconew wavepost punkart-popindustrialreggaeand gospel into a tight sound that is distinctly hers, threaded together with lilting, powerful vocals. She opted for Grace Jones - Fame (Vinyl new wave sound in the early s.
Her music during this era was described as a new wave hybrid of reggae, funkpopand rock. Jones has a contralto vocal range. Jones's father was strict and their relationship was strained. According to his particular denomination's beliefs, one should only use one's singing ability to glorify God. Jones died on 7 May Jones described her childhood as having been "crushed underneath the Bible",  and since has refused to enter a Jamaican church due to her bad childhood experiences.
From Paulo, Jones has one granddaughter. Jones's real last name is often referred to as "Mendoza", which is actually a name she used in her 20s to fool her parents. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jamaican singer, actress and model. The Honourable. Spanish TownSt. CatherineBritish Jamaica. Singer songwriter lyricist model record producer actress. Atila Altaunbay.
We were beaten for any little act of dissent, and hit harder the worse the disobedience. It formed me as a person, my choices, men I have been attracted to It was a profoundly disciplined, militant upbringing, and so in my own way, I am very militant and disciplined.
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We worked together to create this intimidating character. I mean, she's naturally intimidating anyway with her body shape, very straight neck, prominent cheekbones, and clean-cut jawline. She's feminineno doubt about that, but I've always thought that she was far more beautiful without the artifices she employed to make herself more feminine.
I tried to emphasize that body shape through a sort of minimalist German expressionismwith its games of shadows and its angular shapes. Grace is from Jamaica, so she speaks English in a quite thought-out way. I also advised her to address her audience — mostly composed of homosexuals — like a teacher would, with severity. All of that stuff contributed to the building of her image.
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Label: Island Records - XOT,Island Records - 26 XOT • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Partially Mixed Gatefold Sleeve • Country: Netherlands • Genre: Funk / Soul • Style: Disco Grace Jones - Fame (, Gatefold Sleeve, Vinyl) | Discogs/5(19). Background. After relative success with her debut release, Grace Jones and Tom Moulton delivered a rapid follow-up album to Portfolio. Fame, recorded in Sigma Sound Studios in Philadelphia, consisted of a set of mainstream-oriented disco tracks and repeated the scheme of the previous album. Like on Portfolio, side A was a continuous medley, and side B again opened with a re-interpretation of a. Grace Jones - Fame - (Vinyl, LP, Album, Partially Mixed) Customer reviews. out of 5 stars. out of 5. 34 global ratings. 5 star 80% 4 star 9% 3 star 5% 2 star 2% 1 star 5% How are ratings calculated? Top reviews. Top reviews from United Kingdom /5(34).
Limited four vinyl LP box includes three albums plus a bonus LP of non-album tracks. release from the Pop icon containing a trio of albums plus rarities and unheard tracks. Jones' three albums Portfolio, Fame and Muse were produced by none other than Tom Moulton, 'the father of the disco mix,' who earned his title by assembling the /5().
Jones influenced the cross-dressing movement of the s and has been an inspiration for artists including Annie Lennox, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Lorde, Róisín Murphy, Brazilian Girls, Nile Rodgers, Santigold, and Basement Jaxx. Fame is the second studio album by Jamaican singer and songwriter Grace Jones, released on 7 June by Island Records. Grace Beverly Jones OJ (born 19 May ) is a Jamaican model, singer, songwriter, record producer and actress. In , Jones ranked 82nd on VH1's Greatest Women of Rock and Roll, and in , she was honored with a Q Idol arexfovexopo.colenecsimapacharsespmegsembvimic.co influenced the cross-dressing movement of the s and has been an inspiration for artists including Annie Lennox, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Solange, Lorde.
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