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Between the Sheets (Fourplay album)

Between the Sheets is the second studio album of the jazz group Fourplay which was released by Warner Bros. Records on August 17, 1993. The album peaked at nos. 2 and 15 upon the Billboard Jazz Albums & Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.[1][2][3] Between the Sheets has sold over 500,000 copies in the United States and has thus been certified gold by the RIAA.[4]

Between the Sheets
Fourplay - Between the Sheets.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 17, 1993 (1993-08-17)
GenreJazz
Length67:32
LabelWarner Bros.
ProducerNathan East, Harvey Mason, Lee Ritenour, Bob James
Fourplay chronology
Fourplay
(1991)
Between the Sheets
(1993)
Elixir
(1995)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2.5/5 stars[1]

Contents

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Chant"Bob James6:24
2."Monterey"Lee Ritenour6:12
3."Between the Sheets"Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley, Chris Jasper6:45
4."Li'l Darlin'"Neal Hefti5:16
5."Flying East"Marcel East, Nathan East6:08
6."Once in the A.M."Lee Ritenour6:30
7."Gulliver"Bob James6:48
8."Amoroso"Harvey Mason5:48
9."A Summer Child"Lee Ritenour5:33
10."Anthem"Harvey Mason5:39
11."Song for Somalia"Harvey Mason6:29

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PersonnelEdit

MusiciansEdit

  • Bob James – piano, keyboards
  • Lee Ritenour – guitar
  • Nathan East – bass guitar
  • Harvey Mason – drums
  • Chaka Khan – vocals
  • Phillip Bailey – vocals
  • Phil Perry – vocals
  • Dee Fredrix – vocals on "Chant"[1]

ProductionEdit

  • Bob James – arranger, executive producer
  • Nathan East – producer
  • Lee Ritenour – producer
  • Harvey Mason, Sr. – programming, producer
  • Neal Avron – engineer
  • Marcel East – engineer
  • Mike Kloster – engineer
  • Mike Piersante – engineer
  • Don Murray – engineer, mixing
  • Robert Vosgien – editing, mastering
  • Wally Traugott – mastering

ChartsEdit

Album – Billboard
Year Chart[2][3] Position
1993 The Billboard 200 70
1993 Top Contemporary Jazz Albums 1
1993 Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 15
Singles – Billboard
Title Year Chart Position
Between the Sheets 1993 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 72
Chant 1994 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 98

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Fourplay: Between The Sheets". Allmusic.com.
  2. ^ a b "Fourplay: Between The Sheets (Jazz Albums)". Billboard.com.
  3. ^ a b "Fourplay: Between The Sheets (Top R&B/Hip/Hop Albums)". Billboard.com.
  4. ^ "Fourplay: RIAA". RIAA.com.