Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Carly Simon - Torch (1981)


Carly Simon - Torch (1981)


Tracklist front / back album covers


Side one

1. "Blue of Blue"   3:38

2. "I'll Be Around"   2:30

3. "I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good"   3:46

4. "I Get Along Without You Very Well"   3:23

5. "Body and Soul"   4:12


Side two

1. "Hurt"   3:21

2. "From the Heart"   2:47

3. "Spring Is Here"   3:02

4. "Pretty Strange"   2:59

5. "What Shall We Do with the Child"   2:44

6. "Not a Day Goes By (from the Broadway show Merrily We Roll Along)"   2:40


Total length:   35:02



 

Carly Simon Band Members / Musicians

Carly Simon – lead vocals

Warren Bernhardt – acoustic piano (1, 3, 5–9, 11), synthesizers (4), arrangements (8)

Mike Mainieri – arrangements (1–7, 9, 10, 11), acoustic piano (4), vibraphone (5), marimba (10)

Hugh McCracken – guitar (1, 2, 6), acoustic guitar (7)

Lee Ritenour – guitar (2, 3, 9)

Jay Berliner – classical guitar (10)

Anthony Jackson – bass guitar (1, 3, 6, 9)

Eddie Gomez – acoustic bass (5)

Rick Marotta – drums (1, 3, 9)

Grady Tate – drums (5)

Jerry Marotta – drums (6)

David Sanborn – alto saxophone (1, 3)

Phil Woods – alto saxophone (5)

Michael Brecker – tenor saxophone (6)

Randy Brecker – trumpet solo (9)

David Nadien – violin solo (8)

Don Sebesky – orchestration arrangements (1, 9, 11)

Robert L. Freedman – orchestration arrangements (2)

Marty Paich – orchestration arrangements (3, 4, 5, 8)


Producer – Mike Mainieri

Production Coordination – Christine Martin

Engineer – Scott Litt

Second Engineer – Garry Rindfuss

Mixing – Scott Litt (Tracks 1–7, 9, 10 & 11); Tony Bongiovi (Track 6)

Mastered by Bob Ludwig at Masterdisk (New York, NY)

Art Direction – Bill Gerber and Simon Levy

Design – Bill Gerber

Photography – Lynn Goldsmith




Torch is the 10th studio album by American singer-songwriter Carly Simon, released by Warner Bros. Records, on August 1, 1981.

It was Simon's first album devoted to standards, namely torch songs, relating unrequited love or rejection. The album also features one Simon original, "From the Heart". The album was recorded during her marriage break up to James Taylor, which was announced shortly after the release of the album.

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