Al Jarreau ‎– Breakin' Away

Label:
Warner Bros. Records ‎– K 56917, Warner Bros. Records ‎– BSK 3576
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Repress
Country:
Released:
 
Genre:
Style:

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Closer To Your Love
Arranged By [Rhythm] – Al Jarreau, Jay Graydon, Tom CanningBacking Vocals – Al JarreauBass – Abe Laboriel*Drums – Steve GaddElectric Guitar, Programmed By [Synthesizer] – Jay GraydonElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Piano [Acoustic], Synthesizer – Tom CanningEngineer [Dawnbreaker Studios] – Joe BoganEngineer [Second, Dawnbreaker Studios] – Debbie ThompsonHorns – Tom ScottWritten-By – Al Jarreau, Jay Graydon, Tom Canning
A2 My Old Friend
Arranged By [Rhythm] – Al Jarreau, Jay Graydon, Tom CanningBacking Vocals – Richard Page, Steve GeorgeBass – Abe Laboriel*Drums – Steve GaddElectric Guitar – Steve LukatherElectric Guitar, Programmed By [Synthesizer] – Jay GraydonElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Piano [Acoustic] – David FosterEngineer [Dawnbreaker Studios] – Joe BoganEngineer [Second, Dawnbreaker Studios] – Debbie ThompsonFlugelhorn – Jerry HeyProgrammed By [Synthesizer] – Michael BoddickerSynthesizer – David Foster, Tom CanningWritten-By – John Lang (2), Richard Page, Steve George
A3 We're In This Love Together
Alto Saxophone, Soloist – Lon PriceArranged By [Rhythm] – Al Jarreau, Jay Graydon, Tom CanningBacking Vocals – Al JarreauBass – Abe Laboriel*Drums – Steve GaddElectric Guitar – Jay Graydon, Steve LukatherElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Synthesizer – Michael OmartianEngineer [Dawnbreaker Studios] – Joe BoganEngineer [Second, Dawnbreaker Studios] – Debbie ThompsonSynthesizer – Michael BoddickerWritten-By – Keith Stegall, Roger Murrah
A4 Easy
Arranged By [Rhythm] – Al Jarreau, Jay Graydon, Tom CanningBacking Vocals – Al JarreauBass – Abe Laboriel*Drums – Steve GaddElectric Guitar – Jay GraydonElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Synthesizer – Tom CanningEngineer [Dawnbreaker Studios] – Joe BoganEngineer [Second, Dawnbreaker Studios] – Debbie ThompsonPercussion – Bob ZimmittiSynthesizer – Michael Boddicker, Peter RobinsonSynthesizer, Soloist – Larry WilliamsWritten-By – Al Jarreau, Jay Graydon, Tom Canning
A5 Our Love
Arranged By [Rhythm] – Al Jarreau, Jay Graydon, Tom CanningArranged By [Strings], Piano [Acoustic], Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Synthesizer – David FosterBacking Vocals – Richard Page, Steve GeorgeBass – Abe Laboriel*Drums – Steve GaddElectric Guitar – Jay GraydonEngineer [Dawnbreaker Studios] – Joe BoganEngineer [Second, Dawnbreaker Studios] – Debbie ThompsonSynthesizer – Michael BoddickerWritten-By – Al Jarreau, Jay Graydon, Tom Canning
B1 Breakin' Away
Arranged By [Horns] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Rhythm] – Al Jarreau, Jay Graydon, Tom CanningBacking Vocals – Al JarreauBass – Neil Steubenhaus*Drums – Jeff PorcaroElectric Guitar – Jay GraydonEngineer [Pasha Music] – Larry BrownEngineer [Second, Pasha Music] – Csaba Petocz, Mikey DavisPiano [Acoustic], Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Synthesizer – David FosterSynthesizer – Michael BoddickerTrombone – Bill Reichenbach (2)Trumpet – Chuck Findley, Jerry HeyWritten-By – Al Jarreau, Jay Graydon, Tom Canning
B2 Roof Garden
Arranged By [Horns], Trumpet – Jerry HeyArranged By [Rhythm] – Al Jarreau, Jay Graydon, Tom CanningBacking Vocals – Al Jarreau, Bill Champlin, Richard Page, Steve GeorgeBass – Abe Laboriel*Drums – Steve GaddElectric Guitar – Jay GraydonElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – George DukeEngineer [Dawnbreaker Studios] – Joe BoganEngineer [Second, Dawnbreaker Studios] – Debbie ThompsonTrombone – Bill Reichenbach (2)Trumpet – Chuck FindleyWritten-By – Al Jarreau, Jay Graydon, Tom Canning
B3 Blue Rondo A La Turk
Arranged By [Rhythm], Piano [Acoustic] – Michio Leviev*Arranged By [Vocals] – Al Jarreau, Jay Graydon, Tom CanningBass – Abe Laboriel*Drums – Steve GaddEngineer [Dawnbreaker Studios] – Joe BoganEngineer [Second, Dawnbreaker Studios] – Debbie ThompsonLyrics By – Al JarreauMusic By – Dave BrubeckProgrammed By [Synthesizer] – Michael BoddickerSynthesizer – Tom Canning
B4 Teach Me Tonight
Alto Saxophone, Soloist – Lon PriceArranged By [Rhythm] – Al Jarreau, Jay Graydon, Tom CanningArranged By [Strings] – Billy ByersBacking Vocals – Al JarreauBass – Abe Laboriel*Drums – Steve GaddElectric Guitar – Dean Parks, Jay GraydonElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Tom CanningEngineer [Dawnbreaker Studios] – Joe BoganEngineer [Second, Dawnbreaker Studios] – Debbie ThompsonWritten-By – Gene DePaul, Sammy Cahn

Companies, etc.

Credits

Notes

Includes a printed inner sleeve with lyrics and credits.

Back cover:
© 1981 A Warner Brothers recording.
Printed and made in England.

Inner sleeve:
A1, A2, A4, A5, B1, B2 © 1981
A3 © 1980
B3 © 1960, 1981
B4 © 1953, 1954

Basic tracks recorded at Dawnbreaker Studios, San Fernando, Calif.
Overdubs and mixing at Garden Rake Studios, Studio City, Calif.
Strings recorded at Sunset Sound, Hollywood, Calif.
Basic track for "Breakin' Away" recorded at Pasha Music, Hollywood, Calif.
Mastered at A&M Studios, Hollywood, Calif.
Management: Patrick Rains & Associates, Los Angeles

Labels:
Manufactured in the UK
℗ 1981 Warner Bros. Records Inc.

A1, A4, A5, B1, B2 Carlin Music Corp./Copyright Control
A2 Warner Bros. Music Ltd.
A3 April Music Ltd.
B3 Valentine Music Group Ltd./Aljarreau Music
B4 Leeds Music Ltd.

B3 is titled "(Round, Round, Round) Blue Rondo A La Turk" on the inner sleeve and labels.
Writing credits are abbreviated on the labels.

Runouts would suggest that this is a repress by Damont, using metalwork from WEA Pressing Plant, West Drayton and lacquer cut at Strawberry Mastering.

Another UK version exists here, Breakin' Away, with a different label layout.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): K 56917 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): K 56917 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout): K 56917 A DAMONT STRAWBERRY W-4
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout): K 56917 B DAMONT STRAWBERRY W-2

Other Versions (5 of 70) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
BSK 3576 Al Jarreau Breakin' Away(LP, Album, Jac) Warner Bros. Records BSK 3576 US 1981 Sell This Version
BSK 3576, 1220 Al Jarreau Breakin' Away(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records BSK 3576, 1220 Turkey 1981 Sell This Version
K 456 917 Al Jarreau Breakin' Away(Cass, Album) Warner Bros. Records Inc. K 456 917 Europe 1981 Sell This Version
K 56 917 Al Jarreau Breakin' Away(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Inc. K 56 917 Europe 1981 Sell This Version
3576-2 Al Jarreau Breakin' Away(CD, Album, RE, Tar) Warner Bros. Records 3576-2 US Unknown Sell This Version

Reviews