Friends (Sly and Robbie album)


Friends is an album by Sly and Robbie, released in 1997. It was released in the U.S. the following year. In 1999, the album earned the duo the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album.[1] Two singles, "Night Nurse" and "Penny Lover", both cover versions, charted in the UK, reaching numbers 13 and 94 respectively.[2]

Friends
Studio album by
Released1997 / March 24, 1998
GenreReggae
Length59:35
LabelEastWest
ProducerSly and Robbie

Reception


Professional ratings
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SourceRating
AllMusic[3]

Track listing


  1. "Friday" (Dunbar, Robert Lyn, Shakespeare, Lloyd Willis) – 3:57
  2. "Night Nurse" (Gregory Isaacs, Sylvester Wiese) – 3:52
  3. "Seems to Me I'm Losing" (Dobby Dobson) – 3:39
  4. "Only a Smile" (John Holt) – 3:37
  5. "You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To" (Cole Porter) – 4:00
  6. "Penny Lover" (Harvey Ritchie, Lionel Richie) – 3:55
  7. "Theme from Mission: Impossible" (Lalo Schifrin) – 3:59
  8. "Candy Girl" (Dunbar, Danny Madden, Handel Tucker, Lloyd Willis) – 4:03
  9. "Ghetto Girl" (Dennis Brown) – 3:50
  10. "All This Love" (El DeBarge) – 4:02
  11. "Shoulder to Cry On" (Gary Benson, Winston Sela) – 4:55
  12. "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) – 4:00
  13. "Night Nurse" (Jah Wobble Radio Mix) (Gregory Isaacs, Sylvester Wiese) – 3:37
  14. "Friday" (Street Mix) (Dunbar, Robert Lyn, Shakespeare, Lloyd Willis) – 4:04
  15. "Candy Girl" (Street Mix) (Dunbar, Madden, Handel Tucker, Lloyd Willis) – 4:05

Personnel


  • Robbie Shakespeare - bass
  • Sly Dunbar - drums
  • Lloyd "Gitsy" Willis - guitar (tracks: 1, 2, 5, 7, 9, 13, 14)
  • Robbie Lyn - keyboards (tracks: 1 to 6, 8 to 11, 13 to 15)
  • Ambelique - vocals (racks: 6,12)
  • One Plus One - vocals (tracks: 4, 5, 10, 12)
  • Engineered by Lynford "Fatta" Marshalls (tracks: 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11, 13), Collin "Bulby" York (tracks: 10, 12), Terry Manning (track: 3), Jason Sterling & Orville Baker (track: 6), Hugh Palmer (track: 7)
  • Produced & mixed by Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare

References


  1. "Complete List of Grammy Winners". San Francisco Chronicle. February 25, 1999. Retrieved November 16, 2010.
  2. "SLY & ROBBIE | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company". Officialcharts.com.
  3. "Friends". Allmusic. Retrieved November 16, 2010.