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Peter Brown A Fantasy Love Affair

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A Fantasy Love Affair
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CD Details

  • Songs 1, 2, 4, and 8 written by Brown. Songs 3, 5, 6, and 7 written by Brown/Rans.
  • Released: March 14, 2006
  • Originally Released: 1998
  • Label: Collectables Records

Description by OLDIES.com:

R&B vocalist/keyboardist/producer Peter Brown had a funky sound that gave him a number of successful R&B hits in the late '70s and early '80s. 1977's "Do Ya Want To Get Funky With Me" was his biggest hit, rising to the Top 20 and becoming the first million-selling 12-inch Disco record. This disc was originally released in 1978 and includes Brown's successful pairings with "Clean Up Woman" Betty Wright.

Tracks:

  • 1.A Fantasy Love Affair
  • 2.Do You Want To Get Funky With Me
  • 3.You Should Do It
  • 4.Singer's Become A Dancer
  • 5.For Your Love
  • 6.Dance With Me
  • 7.It's True What They Say About Love
  • 8.Without Love

Product Description:

Includes liner notes by Mark Marymont.
Personnel: Peter Brown (vocals, piano, electric piano, synthesizer, drums, percussion); Pat Hurley (vocals, background vocals); Tom Dziallo (guitar, bass guitar); Paul Ricupero (guitar, background vocals); Mike Smith (alto saxophone); Robert Rans (piano); Wildflower, Betty Wright (background vocals).
Liner Note Author: Mark Marymont.
Arranger: Bert Dovo.
Thanks to "Do You Wanna Get Funky With Me," a million-selling crossover disco single that lit up the black singles, club play, and pop singles charts, Peter Brown's debut album for TK Disco offshoot Drive, A Fantasy Love Affair, also placed high, reaching number six on the black albums chart. Though "Do You Wanna Get Funky With Me" and "Dance With Me" are clearly intended for clubs, the remainder of the album also shows flashes of a less-cynical Steely Dan in songs like "A Fantasy Love Affair" and "It's True What They Say About Love." The other half of the album is well-crafted by multi-instrumentalist Brown, if nondescript. [Collectables remastered the album for CD release in 1998 with no bonus tracks.] ~ Andy Kellman

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Rating 4.5 Do You Wanna Get Funky? Music Lover: from Sebastopol, CA US -- October, 22, 2009

This is a great "lost" artist at his best..Peter Brown's music was much more than just disco. On this album he does some great ballads, and dance floor favorites, plus the full 12" single version of "Do You Want To Get Funky With Me" which has been very hard to find. Collectables has done a fine job on the transfer too.


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  • Sales Rank: 11,595
  • UPC: 090431630426
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