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Chasanova is the second solo studio album by the English singer and multi-instrumentalist Chaz Jankel. It was originally released in 1980, on the label A&M. The album was also released under the title Questionnaire.[1]

Chasanova
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Studio album by
Released1981
RecordedJanuary–July 1981
StudioEastcote Products Recording Studios, London
Genre
Length37:34
LabelA&M
Producer
Chaz Jankel chronology
Chas Jankel
(1980)
Chasanova
(1981)
Chazablanca
(1983)
Singles from Chazablanca
  1. "109"
    Released: 1981
  2. "Questionnaire"
    Released: 1981
  3. "Glad to Know You"
    Released: 1981

The album was recorded over a period of seven months between January and July 1981, in sessions that took place at Eastcote Products Recording Studios, in London. The album featured major lyrical contributions from Ian Dury and musical contributions from two of the Blockheads, bass player Norman Watt-Roy and drummer Charlie Charles and also contained the US dance hit "Glad to Know You", which was one of the tracks with lyrics written by Dury, plus the MTV music video of its title track.

Track listingEdit

All tracks written by Chaz Jankel and Ian Dury, except where noted.

Side one
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."109"Chaz Jankel3:53
2."Johnny Funk" 4:57
3."Now You're Dancing" 3:93
4."Magic of Music" 4:53
Side two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
5."Glad to Know You" 3:40
6."Boy"
3:53
7."Questionnaire" 5:18
8."3,000,000 Synths"
  • Jankel
  • Philip Bagenal
6:27
Total length:37:34

PersonnelEdit

Credits are adapted from the album's liner notes.[2]

Production team
  • Philip Bagenal – producer; recording; mixing
  • Chaz Jankel – producer; mixing
  • Peter Van Hooke – producer; mixing
  • Steve Prestage – mixing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.discogs.com/master/view/80001
  2. ^ Chasanova liner notes. A&M Records. 1981.