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Pastiche was released by The Manhattan Transfer on January 19, 1978, by Atlantic Records. This was the last studio album recorded with Laurel Massé, who ended her association with the group later that year. The album was re-issued with Rhino as distributor on November 15, 1994.

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Studio album by
ReleasedJanuary 19, 1978
RecordedDecember 1976 – September 1977
ProducerTim Hauser, Steve Barri
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Pastiche peaked at No. 66 on the Billboard magazine Top Pop Catalog Albums chart.

Track listingEdit

  1. "Four Brothers" (Jimmy Giuffre) – 3:47
  2. "A Gal in Calico" (Arthur Schwartz, Leo Robin) – 2:41
  3. "Love for Sale" (Cole Porter) – 3:57
  4. "Je Voulais (Te Dire Que Je T'Attends)" (Michel Jonasz, Millmer Peter) – 4:20
  5. "On a Little Street in Singapore" (Peter DeRose, Billy Hill) – 3:15
  6. "In a Mellow Tone" (Duke Ellington, Milt Gabler) – 3:12
  7. "Walk in Love" (John Klemmer, David Batteau) – 3:04
  8. "Who, What, When, Where, Why" (Rupert Holmes) – 3:28
  9. "It's Not the Spotlight" (Gerry Goffin, Barry Goldberg) – 3:37
  10. "Pieces of Dreams" (Dick Addrisi, Don Addrisi) – 2:53
  11. "Where Did Our Love Go" (Holland–Dozier–Holland) – 2:45
  12. "Single Girl" (Martha Sharp)

Note: The twelfth track "Single Girl" was omitted or replaced (depending on the country of release) in the compact cassette media version of this album.

Note: The Spanish original LP contains the song "Eso es el amor" (Pepe Iglesias) at the beginning of side B (that would be between tracks 6 & 7). Also edited as a single A-Side (B-Side being "Single Girl"), it is not included on any CD release.


The Manhattan Transfer


  • Producers: Tim Hauser (Tracks 1-7, 9 & 11); Steve Barri (Tracks 8 & 10).
  • Co-Producer: Janis Siegel
  • Associate Producer on Tracks 1 & 3-7: Andy Muson
  • Engineers: Larry Emerine, Phil Kaye, Gerry Nixon, Gene Paul and Toby Scott.
  • Second Engineers: Tim Kramer and Stephen Marcussen
  • Assistant Engineer: Stephen Marcussen
  • Remixed by Larry Emerine
  • Tracks 8 & 10 recorded and remixed by Phil Kaye, assisted by Joe Laux and Stephen Marcussen.
  • Recorded at Studio 55 and Clover Recording Studios (Los Angeles, CA); Kendun Recorders (Burbank, CA); Atlantic Studios, A&R Recording Studios (New York, NY); The Sound Lab (Nashville, TN); EMI Studios 301 (Sydney, Australia).
  • Mastered by Allen Zentz at Allen Zentz Mastering (San Clemente, CA).
  • Musical Contractors – Jules Chakin and Olivia Page
  • Art Direction and Design – Fayette Hauser
  • Photography – Gary Merrin, Roger Sandler and Gai Terrell
  • Management – Brian Avnet
  • Management Assistant – Joanna Fitzpatrick
  • Road Manager – David H. Banks


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