This song is by Grace Jones and appears on the album Portfolio 1977 and on the album Island Life 1985. After Jones' success as a mainstream actress, she returned to the studio to work on Slave to the Rhythm , the last of her recordings for Island. The album was released on compact disc in the early 1990s, but soon went out of print. Retrieved 10 June 2013. Bulletproof Heart was released in 1989, produced by Chris Stanley, who co-wrote, and co-produced the majority of the songs, and was featured as a guest vocalist on "Don't Cry Freedom". Jones has a contralto vocal range.
Retrieved 29 March 2011. Marjorie and Robert eventually brought their children — including the 13 year old Grace — to live with them in the US, where they had settled in Lyncourt , Salina, New York , near Syracuse. Behind the Music — Studio 54.
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Archived from the original on 29 October 2012. This is a requirement of our licensing agreement with music Gracenote. Sly Dunbar revealed that the title track was also the first to be recorded with Jones.
Originally appearing in the 1976 Italian film, Colt 38 Special Squad in which Jones had a role as a club singer, Jones also recorded a song called "Again and Again" that was featured in the film. Retrieved 2 March 2018. She opted for a new wave sound in the early 1980s. Retrieved 26 May 2013. Retrieved 24 May 2013. Grace is from Jamaica, so she speaks English in a quite thought-out way.
Retrieved 30 August 2009. Quelli della Calibro 38. Retrieved 29 April 2010. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediately , especially if potentially libelous or harmful.
American writer and journalist Glenn O'Brien wrote the essay for the inlay booklet. Retrieved 15 August 2012. Archived from the original on 16 January 2013. Retrieved 23 May 2012. It has been noted that Jones' ties with the 1970s and 1980s New York art scene are important in understanding her visual identity during this period, and she was close to Andy Warhol , who created a number of paintings and other works of the singer. Grace Jones 1948 births 20th-century Jamaican actresses 21st-century Jamaican actresses 20th-century Jamaican singers 21st-century Jamaican singers 20th-century women singers Art pop musicians Contraltos Disco musicians Female new wave singers French-language singers Island Records artists Jamaican autobiographers Jamaican expatriates in France Jamaican expatriates in Japan Jamaican expatriates in the United Kingdom Jamaican expatriates in the United States Jamaican female models Jamaican female singers Jamaican film actresses Jamaican reggae musicians Jamaican television actresses Living people Masked musicians Onondaga Community College alumni People from Saint Catherine Parish Rhythm and blues singers Women in electronic music ZTT Records artists 21st-century women singers Post-disco musicians.
Retrieved 28 May 2012. Retrieved 1 August 2009. Jones' father was strict and their relationship was strained. Archived from the original on 10 November 2007. Fashion, Art, Sex, and Disco.
The track was released as a non-label promo-only single. Musically, the album was more accessible than her previous albums with the Compass Point All Stars, and explored different styles of pop music, with undertones of jazz, gospel, and Caribbean sounds. Archived from the original on 27 December 2013.
Jones' "appearance was equally divisive" as the sonic fluidity of her music - with her "striking visuals [leading] to her becoming a muse for the likes of Issey Miyake and Thierry Mugler. Retrieved 27 May 2012. Catherine , British Jamaica.
The track "Volunteer", recorded during the same sessions, leaked in 2009. We worked together to create this intimidating character. Retrieved 19 January 2017. Jones dressed in elaborate costumes and masks in the opening sequence as a gorilla and alongside a series of Grace Jones lookalikes. Views Read View source View history. Art direction by Jean Paul Goude.
Writer Abigail Gardner felt Jones' body "was presented and manipulated in ways that are clearly congruent with conceiving of that display as artefactual. So Far So Goude. It formed me as a person, my choices, men I have been attracted to... But, she says, she's really a big softie Mail Online".