Saxuality

Saxuality is the debut album by Dutch alto saxophonist Candy Dulfer. Some versions of the album include the worldwide hit single "Lily Was Here" with Dave Stewart.

Saxuality
Candy Dulfer Saxuality cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 8, 1990
StudioZeezicht Studios, Spaarnwoude, Netherlands
GenreJazz
LengthEuropean: 46:00/North American: 52:55
LabelAriola
ProducerUlco Bed and Candy Dulfer
Candy Dulfer chronology
Saxuality
(1990)
Sax-a-Go-Go
(1993)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]

The mainly instrumental album debuted on No. 4 in the Dutch album chart and was certified Gold.[2] The album peaked at No. 22 on the US Billboard 200,[3] No. 27 in the UK Albums Chart[4] and sold in excess of one million copies worldwide.[5] It was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album.[6] The album was promoted by a tour in Europe and the United States.[7]

Track listingEdit

European version
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Pee Wee"Ulco Bed3:45
2."Saxuality"Candy Dulfer, Ulco Bed4:27
3."So What"Miles Davis4:54
4."Jazzid"Candy Dulfer, Ulco Bed4:21
5."Heavenly City"Candy Dulfer, Ulco Bed6:03
6."Donja"Ulco Bed5:17
7."There Goes the Neighbourhood"Ulco Bed3:55
8."Mr. Lee"Ulco Bed4:52
9."Get the Funk"Candy Dulfer, Ulco Bed4:16
10."Home Is Not a House"Hans Dulfer, Franklin Batta4:10
Total length:46:00
North American version
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Lily Was Here" (with Dave Stewart)Dave Stewart4:21
2."Pee Wee"Ulco Bed3:50
3."Saxuality"Candy Dulfer, Ulco Bed4:12
4."So What"Miles Davis5:00
5."Jazzid"Candy Dulfer, Ulco Bed4:21
6."Heavenly City"Candy Dulfer, Ulco Bed4:08
7."Donja"Ulco Bed5:18
8."There Goes the Neighbourhood"Ulco Bed3:55
9."Mr. Lee"Ulco Bed4:57
10."Get the Funk"Candy Dulfer, Ulco Bed4:15
11."Home Is Not a House"Hans Dulfer, Franklin Batta4:11
12."Lily Was Here (DNA Remix)" (with Dave Stewart)Dave Stewart4:27
Total length:52:55

PersonnelEdit

  • Candy Dulfer – saxophone, keyboards, vocals
  • Hans Dulfer – tenor saxophone
  • Fred Anindjola – keyboards
  • Bobby Van De Berg – keyboards
  • Dave Stewart – guitar
  • Ulco Bed – guitar, keyboards, drum programming, synth bass
  • Michel Van Schie – bass guitar
  • Dimitri Veltkamp – bass guitar
  • Edwin Rath – drums
  • Frans Hendrix – percussion, programming
  • Martino Latupeirissa – percussion
  • Patricia Balrak – backing vocals
  • Wies Ingwersen – backing vocals
  • Hugh Kanza – backing vocals

ChartsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ NVPI.nl Dutch certification database Accessed November 4, 2006
  3. ^ Billboard 100, July 27, 1991
  4. ^ Everyhit: UK Top 40 database (Accessed: Aug 8, 2006)
  5. ^ Official biography Candy Dulfer Archived 2006-09-29 at the Wayback Machine (Accessed: Aug 8, 2006)
  6. ^ Denis Gäbel and Michael Villmow (2011). Saxophone for Dummies. John Wiley. p. 249. ISBN 9781118089743.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Candy Dulfer & Band". Ausburg Smooth Jazz Festival.
  8. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Candy Dulfer – Saxuality" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 4 October 2020.
  9. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Candy Dulfer – Saxuality" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 4 October 2020.
  10. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Candy Dulfer – Saxuality". Hung Medien. Retrieved 4 October 2020.
  11. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Candy Dulfer – Saxuality". Hung Medien. Retrieved 4 October 2020.
  12. ^ "{{{artist}}} | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart. Retrieved 4 October 2020.
  13. ^ "Candy Dulfer Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 4 October 2020.
  14. ^ "Jaaroverzichten – Album 1990". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 25 October 2020.
  15. ^ "Top Billboard 200 Albums – Year-End 1991". Billboard. Retrieved 25 October 2020.