Hall & Oates Voices
- Released: February 22, 2011
- Originally Released: 2011
- Label: Sony Japan
Uncut - p.1363 stars out of 5 - "[This album] confirmed their ability to marry club ethics and New Wave cool with huge ambition."
- 1.How Does It Feel To Be Back
- 2.Big Kids
- 3.United State
- 4.Hard To Be In Love With You
- 5.Kiss On My List
- 6.Gotta Lotta Nerve (Perfect Perfect)
- 7.You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling
- 8.You Make My Dreams
- 9.Everytime You Go Away
- 11.Diddy Doo Wop (I Hear the Voices)
- 12.Kiss On My List [Remix Version]
- 13.Everytime You Go Away [Remix Version]
Hall & Oates: Daryl Hall (vocals, mandar, keyboards, vocodor, synthesizer, percussion); John Oates (vocals, guitar, percussion).
Additional personnel: G.E. Smith, Jeff Southworth (guitar); Charlie Dechant (saxophone); Ralph Schuckett (organ); Mike Klvana (synthesizer); John Siegler (bass); Jerry Marotta (drums); Chuck Burgi (drums, percussion).
Recorded at The Hit Factory and Electric Lady Studios, New York, New York.
Personnel: Daryl Hall (vocals, mandar, keyboards, vocoder, percussion); John Oates (vocals, guitar, percussion); Jeff Southworth, G.E. Smith (guitar); Charlie Dechant (saxophone); Ralph Schuckett (organ); Mike Klvana (synthesizer); John Siegler (bass); Jerry Marotta (drums); Chuck Burgi (drums, percussion).
Recorded at The Hit Factory and Electric Lady Studios, New York.
All songs written or co-written by Daryl Hall and John Oates except "You've Lost That Lovin'Feeling" (Phil Spector/Barry Mann/Cynthia Well).
Personnel: John Oates (vocals, 6-string guitar, 12-string guitar, percussion); Daryl Hall (vocals, keyboards, synthesizer, vocoder, percussion); Charlie DeChant (saxophone); Chuck Burgi (drums, percussion); Jerry Marotta (drums).
Audio Mixer: Neil Kernon.
Recording information: Electric Ladyland, NYC; Hit Factory, NYC.
Photographer: Ebet Roberts.
Arrangers: Daryl Hall; Jerry Marotta; John Oates; John Siegler; Charlie DeChant; Chuck Burgi.
Hall and Oates' (sort of) New Wave album, VOICES may not be a timeless classic but it's certainly one of the best pop albums of the early '80s, with nearly every song a tuneful, concise, well-crafted gem. In retrospect, the album's first hit, a cover of the Righteous Brothers' "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling," is actually somewhat misrepresentative; nothing else here is as retro or bombastic. More typical is the opening "How Does It Feel," a big sounding yet spare piece of twelve-string folk rock by way of the REVOLVER-era Beatles. There's also the ebullient pop soul of "Kiss on My List" and the cleverly self-referential neo-'50s street corner harmonizing of "Diddy Doo Wop (I Hear the Voices)."
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