Rene & Angela - Street Called Desire & More (CD)
Rene & Angela
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- Contemporary R&B
- Number of Discs
- Number of Items
- Street Called Desire ... And More
- Country of Origin
- Universal Distribution
- Mono / Stereo
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Save Your Love (For #1)
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] I'll Be Good
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] No How - No Way
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] You Don't Have to Cry
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Street Called Desire
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Your Smile
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Who's Foolin' Who
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Drive My Love
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Set Me Free
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Save Your Love (For #1) - (12" version)
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] I'll Be Good - (12" version)
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] No How - No Way (12" version)
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Your Smile - (12" version)
- [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] Drive My Love - (12" version)
- R&B / Soul
- South Africa
Personnel includes: Rene Moore and Angela Winbush.
Personnel: Rene Moore (vocals, keyboards, synthesized bass, handclaps, programming); Angela Winbush (vocals, keyboards, programming); Kurtis Blow (rap vocals); Paul Pesco, Michael McGloiry, Tony Maiden, Paul Jackson, Donald Griffin (guitar); Bobby Watson (bass); Leon "Ndugu" Chancler, Rayford Griffin, John Robinson, Andre Fishcer (drums); Paulinho Da Costa (percussion); Derwin Suttl, Ambrose Price (handclaps); Ramsey Embick, Jeff Lorber (programming).
Producers: Bobby Watson, Bruce Swedien, Rene Moore, Angela Winbush.
Compilation producer: Harry Weinger.
Engineers include: Steve Sykes, David Iveland, John Van Nest.
Includes liner notes by Wayne Edwards.
STREET CALLED DESIRE...AND MORE contains the full album STREET CALLED DESIRE as well as additional hits and rare remixes.
This is part of Mercury Records/Chronicles Funk Essentials series.
Personnel: Kurtis Blow (rap vocals); Donald Griffin, Michael McGloiry, Paul Jackson, Jr. , Paul Pesco, Tony Maiden (guitar); Angela Winbush (keyboards, background vocals); Ramsey Embick (synthesizer); Ren‚ Moore (bass synthesizer, hand claps, background vocals); Andr‚ Fischer, Leon "Ndugu" Chancler, Ray Griffin (drums); Ambrose Price (hand claps); Paulinho Da Costa (percussion).
Audio Mixer: Bruce Swedien.
Audio Remasterer: Gary N. Mayo.
Liner Note Author: Wayne Edwards.
Recording information: Evergreen Recording; Greenstreet Studios, New York, NY; Image Recorders; Oceanway Recording; Ren‚ & Angela's Studios.
Photographer: Harry Langdon.
Unknown Contributor Role: Dave Crawford.
Ren‚ & Angela's obvious enthusiasm and for-real emotions make listening to Street Called Desire a pleasure. The uptempo numbers aren't jokes -- the throbbing beat on "I'll Be Good" is mind locking, but the two ballads, "You Don't Have to Cry" and "Your Smile," are outstanding. What makes them work is their unpredictability. No particular or predetermined pattern is set. No attempt is made to divide the lines and choruses equally; each singer unselfishly contributes what's necessary. "Smile" is mostly Angela until Ren‚ repeatedly chants "No other love can light my life, no one can make things right, 'til my baby smiles." Ren‚ has more juice on "You Don't Have to Cry," matching alternating verses with Angela, who gives an incredible performance on the heart-stopping ballad. Ren‚'s brother Bobby Watson (formerly of Rufus) co-produced the sides with Bruce Swedien. "Save Your Love for Number #1" and "Your Smile" both reached number one R&B; "You Don't Have to Cry" went to number two, and "I'll Be Good" climbed to number four. Billboard's pop chart proved a tougher nut for R&A to scale, as a number 47 ranking for "I'll Be Good" was their highest number. Due to personal problems and conflicts, the duo called it quits and released no more LPs. This one is essential for any soul music aficionado. ~ Andrew Hamilton
- Date Released
- Audio Format
- PCM Audio
- Studio / Live
- Video Disabled
- Ren‚ & Angela
- Bobby Watson; Angela Winbush; Rene Moore; Bruce Swedien; Harry Weinger (Compilation)
- 73m 42s
- Ed Sanders; Dave Iveland; John Stronach; John Van Nest; Steve Sykes; Steve Krause; Bruce Swedien
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