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The Floaters - Floaters album download

The Floaters - Floaters album download
Performer: The Floaters
Title: Floaters
Country: US
Genre: Soul / Funk
Style:Soul, Disco
Released: 1977
MP3 album szie: 1825 mb
FLAC album size: 1641 mb

Float On" is a 1977 hit song by the R&B/soul group The Floaters. The spoken verses combine two popular trends from the time, star signs and video and phone dating, in lines such as Aquarius and my name is Ralph, Now I like a woman who loves her freedom. The song was co-written by James Mitchell of The Detroit Emeralds group. Released from their self-titled debut album, it became one of the biggest singles of the year, spending six weeks at number one on the . Hot Soul Singles chart

Produced by Marvin Willis, James Mitchell & Woody Wilson. Aquarius, Libra, Leo, Cancer Ralph, Charles, Paul, Larry.

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Floaters is the debut studio album recorded by American R&B group The Floaters, released in 1977 on the ABC label. Studio album by The Floaters.

The Floaters were an R&B group formed by members of The Detroit Emeralds. Float On" was their only hit. Group member James Mitchell got the idea for this song when it came to him in a dream. Coffey was doing arrangements for The Floaters, and on this track, the group was trying to get the guitar sound Coffey used on "In The Rain" for The Dramatics. The key to that sound is the Echoplex effects unit, so Coffey let them use his and showed them how to work it. More songs from The Floaters. More songs from one-hit wonders. More songs that refer to astrology. 1 Commercial performance. The album features the single "Float On", which peaked at No. 1 on the Hot Soul Singles and UK Singles Charts, and No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100. The single "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me", originally recorded by Dusty Springfield, charted at No. 28 on the Hot Soul Singles chart.

Tracklist

A1 Float On 11:49
A2 You Don't Have To Say You Love Me 4:53
A3 Got To Find A Way 3:47
B1 I Bet You Get The One You Love 3:04
B2 Everything Happens For A Reason 3:58
B3 Take One Step At A Time 4:05
B4 No Stronger Love 5:09
B5 I Am So Glad I Took My Time 5:20

Credits

  • Backing Vocals – Brandy*
  • Baritone Vocals – Paul Mitchell
  • Bass – Guy Hutson
  • Bells, Vibraphone – Jack Brokensha
  • Clarinet, Synthesizer – Gary Schunk
  • Congas – Lorenzo Brown
  • Drums – Buster Marbury
  • Engineer – Bernie Mendelson, Frank Lee, Richard Becker
  • Executive Producer – Woody Wilson
  • Guitar – Kenny Goodman
  • Guitar, Sitar – Dennis Coffey
  • Piano, Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Brimstone Ingram
  • Producer, Backing Vocals – James Mitchell
  • Producer, Trumpet – Marvin Willis
  • Saxophone [Alto], Flute – Larry Nozero
  • Tenor Vocals – Charles Clark , Larry Cunningham, Ralph Mitchell

Notes

Featuring 'Float On' printed on the cover.

'Float On' reached Number One in the the UK charts on 23rd August 1977. A special cover was then printed which included 'Featuring Float On' printed on the cover.

A1 to B2, B4, recorded at PAC 3,
Detroit, Michigan

B3, B5, recorded at Sound Studio,
Detroit, Michigan

Mastered at ABC Recording Studio, Inc.,
Los Angeles, California

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
AB-1030 The Floaters The Floaters ‎(LP, Album, Pit) ABC Records AB-1030 US 1977
9022-1030 The Floaters The Floaters ‎(LP, Album) ABC Records 9022-1030 Canada 1977
MCAC-20543 The Floaters Float On ‎(Cass, Album, RE, Cle) MCA Special Products MCAC-20543 US 1989
AB-1030 The Floaters The Floaters ‎(LP, Album) ABC Records AB-1030 Australia & New Zealand 1977
MCAD-20543 The Floaters Float On ‎(CD, Album, RE) MCA Special Products MCAD-20543 US Unknown