Duets

Publié le 23 Septembre 1993

Duets est le 25e album studio du chanteur britannique Elton John, sorti en 1993. Il s'agit d'un album de duos, dont certains morceaux sont des reprises d'autres artistes.

Duets
Musiciens
  • Elton John – piano, keyboards, Roland RD-1000 digital piano, vocals
  • Robert Ahwai – guitar (6)
  • Guy Babylon – keyboards (3)
  • Eddie Bayers – drums (7)
  • Louis Biancaniello – keyboards, synthesizer, programming (5)
  • Curt Bisquera – drums (1, 3)
  • Martin Bliss – guitar (15)
  • Kimberly Brewer – backing vocals (9)
  • Johnny Britt – backing vocals (12)
  • Ray Brown – bass guitar (14)
  • Kelli Bruce – backing vocals (7)
  • Robbie Buchanan – keyboards, programming (13)
  • Kathy Burdick – backing vocals (7)
  • Chris Cameron – keyboards (15)
  • Linda Campbell McCrary – backing vocals (10)
  • Bill Churchfield – horn (12)
  • David Clayton – keyboards (15)
  • Leonard Cohen – vocals (14)
  • Luis Conte – congas (12)
  • Jim Cox – Hammond organ (12, 14), piano (14)
  • Andraé Crouch - backing vocals (3)
  • Andraé Crouch Choir - backing vocals (3)
  • Sandra Crouch - backing vocals (3)
  • Danny Cummings – percussion (15)
  • P.M. Dawn – vocals (2)
  • Kiki Dee – vocals (5)
  • Marcella Detroit – vocals, guitar, harmonica (11)
  • Martin Ditcham – drums (6), percussion (6, 16)
  • Nathan East – bass guitar (1, 3)
  • Alan Estes – bells, tambourine, vibraphone (12)
  • Deon Estus – bass guitar (15)
  • Ricky Fataar – drums (13)
  • Lynne Fiddmont-Linsay – backing vocals (9)
  • Brandon Fields – tenor saxophone (13)
  • Connye Florence – backing vocals (7)
  • Malcolm Foster – bass guitar (16)
  • Paul Franklin – steel guitar (7)
  • Jim Gilstrap – backing vocals (12)
  • Mark Goldenberg – guitar (13)
  • Gary Grant – trumpet (3)
  • Ed Greene – drums (12)
  • Sandy Griffith – backing vocals (5)
  • Steve Grove – saxophone (12)
  • John Guerin – drums (14)
  • Andy Hamilton – saxophone (15)
  • Don Henley – vocals (4)
  • Jay Henry – backing vocals (15)
  • Jerry Hey – trumpet (3)
  • Dan Higgins – baritone saxophone (3)
  • Yvonne Hodges – backing vocals (7)
  • Dann Huff – electric guitar (7)
  • James Hutchinson – bass guitar (13)
  • Paul Jackson Jr. – guitar (12)
  • Danny Jacob – guitar (15)
  • Michelle Johnson – backing vocals (2)
  • Plas Johnson – saxophone (14)
  • Nik Kershaw – vocals (8)
  • Herold Klosser – keyboards, programming (10)
  • Mike Knapp – Roland TB-303 bassline (10)
  • Gladys Knight – vocals (9)
  • Stephen Kupka – baritone saxophone (13)
  • k.d. lang – vocals (1)
  • Shirley Lewis – backing vocals (15)
  • Etyenne Lytel – keyboards (2)
  • Lynn Mabry – backing vocals (15)
  • Sylvan Marc – bass guitar (6)
  • Candi McKenzie – backing vocals (16)
  • George Michael – vocals (15)
  • Max Middleton – piano, keyboards (6)
  • Jonathan Moffett – drums (15)
  • Giorgio Moroder – programming (10)
  • Phil Naish – synthesizer (7)
  • Dean Parks – guitar (1, 3, 14, 16), lap steel guitar (14)
  • Derrick Perkins – programming (9)
  • Jamie Perkins – keyboards (16)
  • Phil Perry – backing vocals (12)
  • Joel Peskin – tenor saxophone (3)
  • Greg Phillinganes – piano (12)
  • Scott Plunkett – keyboards (4)
  • Don Potter – acoustic guitar (7)
  • Billy Preston – Hammond organ B3 (13)
  • Lon Price – saxophone (12)
  • Bonnie Raitt – vocals, slide guitar (13)
  • Chris Rea – vocals (6), steel guitar (6), guitar (6, 16)
  • Bill Reichenbach Jr. – trombone (3)
  • Michael Rhodes – bass guitar (7)
  • Little Richard – vocals, piano (3)
  • Claytoven Richardson – backing vocals (5)
  • John Robinson – drums (4)
  • Portia Neeley-Rolle – backing vocals (2)
  • RuPaul – vocals (10)
  • Corrado Rustici – mandolin (5)
  • Chuck Sabo – drums (11, 16)
  • Thomas Schobel – sequencer (10)
  • Beverley Skeete – backing vocals (16)
  • Greg Smith – saxophone (12)
  • Phil Spalding – bass guitar (11)
  • Neil Stubenhaus – bass guitar (4)
  • Mark Taylor – keyboards (16)
  • Michael Thompson – guitar (4)
  • Lee Thornburg – trombone, trumpet (12, 13)
  • Matthew Vaughan – programming (11)
  • Narada Michael Walden – arrangements and vocal arrangement (5)
  • Freddie Washington – bass guitar (12)
  • Marietta Waters – backing vocals (10)
  • Greg Wells – Hammond organ (3)
  • Precious Wilson – backing vocals (16)
  • Stevie Wonder – arrangements, backing vocals and all instruments (9)
  • Tammy Wynette – vocals (7)
  • Paul Young – vocals (12)
Production
  • Producers – Barry Beckett, P.M. Dawn, Stuart Epps, Don Henley, Elton John, Nik Kershaw, Steve Lindsey, George Michael, Giorgio Moroder, Greg Penny, Chris Rea, Chris Thomas, Don Was, Narada Michael Walden and Stevie Wonder.
  • Associate Producer on "True Love" – Louis Biancaniello
  • Executive Producers – Steve Brown, Ray Cooper and Elton John.
  • Production Supervision – Greg Penny
  • Production Coordination – Stephanie Andrews, Debra Johnson, Julie Larson, Janice Lee, Lisa Louie, Connie Pappas-Hillman, Cynthia Shiloh, Toby Taibi, Sam Stell and Kevin Walden.
  • Engineers – Jim Champagne, Ed Cherney, Mark Evans, Mike Fossenkemper, David Frazer, Ron Jacobs, Jon Ingoldsby, Paul McKenna, David Nicholas, Csaba Petucz, Brian Reeves, Marc Reyburn, Matt Still, Gabe Veltri and Frank Wolf.
  • Assistant Engineers – Van Arden, Dominick Barbera, Dan Bosworth, Jim Champagne, Todd Childress, Shaun de Ego, Jim DeMain, Billy Gabor, John Hendricksen, Amy Hughes, Steve Holroyd, Pete Lewis, Charles Paakkari, Thomas Rickert, Rail Jon Rogut, Brian Scheuble, Matt Still and Ben Wallach.
  • Mixed by Van Arden, Ed Cherney, Mike Fossenkemper, David Frazer, Jon Ingoldsby and Bill Schnee.
  • Mix Assistants – Dominick Barbera, Todd Childress, Steve Holroyd and Matt Still.
  • Mix Consultant – Chris Lang
  • Recorded at Ocean Way Recording, Conway Recording Studios & Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA); A&M Studios & Wonderland Studios (Los Angeles, CA); Tarpan Studios (San Rafael, CA); Soundtrack Studios (New York City, NY); Bosstown Recording Studio (Atlanta, GA); Woodland Studio (Nashville, TN); Sol Studios (Cookham, Berskhire, UK), The Town House (London, UK), Olympic Studios (Barnes, West London) & Wembley Arena (Wembley Park, London).
  • Mixed at Ocean Way Recording, Soundtrack Studios, A&M Studios, Tarpan Studios, Wonderland Studios, The Townhouse, Schnee Studio (N. Hollywood, CA); Skip Saylor Recording (Los Angeles, CA); Record One (Sherman Oaks, CA); Metropolis Studios (Chiswick, West London).
  • Digital Editing: Pete Fausone and R.R. Harlan
  • Mastered by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering (Hollywood, CA).
  • Photography: Brian Aris, Brad Branson, Mark Contratto, Paul Cox, Robert Goldstein, Stephen Harvey, Dominique Issermann, Harry Langdon, Sophie Muller, Hideo Odia, Albert Sanchez, Randee St. Nicholas, Allan Titmuss, Albert Watson and Firooz Zahedi.
Titres
Édition CD
  • Teardrops (avec k.d. lang) - Cecil Womack, Linda Womack - Greg Penny  - 4:55
  • When I Think About Love (I Think About You) (avec P.M. Dawn) - Attrell Cordes - P.M. Dawn  - 4:34
  • The Power (avec Little Richard) - Elton John, Bernie Taupin - Greg Penny, Elton John  - 6:25
  • Shakey Ground (avec Don Henley) - Jeffrey Bowen, Al Boyd, Eddie Hazel - Don Henley  - 3:52
  • True Love (avec Kiki Dee) - Cole Porter - Narada Michael Walden  - 3:35
  • If You Were Me (avec Chris Rea) - Chris Rea - Chris Rea  - 4:26
  • A Woman's Needs (avec Tammy Wynette) - Elton John, Bernie Taupin - Barry Beckett  - 5:19
  • Old Friend (avec Nik Kershaw) - Nik Kershaw - Nik Kershaw  - 4:17
  • Go On and On (avec Gladys Knight) - Stevie Wonder - Stevie Wonder  - 5:50
  • Don't Go Breaking My Heart (avec RuPaul) - Ann Orson, Carte Blanche - Giorgio Moroder  - 5:00
  • Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing (avec Marcella Detroit) - Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson - Chris Thomas  - 3:36
  • I'm Your Puppet (avec Paul Young) - Spooner Oldham, Dan Penn - Steve Lindsey  - 3:36
  • Love Letters (avec Bonnie Raitt) - Edward Heyman, Victor Young - Don Was  - 4:01
  • Born to Lose (avec Leonard Cohen) - Ted Daffan - Steve Lindsey  - 4:33
  • Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me (live, avec George Michael) - Elton John, Bernie Taupin - George Michael  - 5:48
  • Duets for One - Elton John, Chris Difford - Elton John, Stuart Epps, Greg Penny  - 4:52
Édition vinyle
Face 1
  • Teardrops - k.d. lang  - 4:55
  • When I Think About Love (I Think About You) - P.M. Dawn  - 4:34
  • The Power - Little Richard  - 6:25
  • Shakey Ground - Don Henley  - 3:51
Face 2
  • True Love - Kiki Dee  - 3:34
  • If You Were Me - Chris Rea  - 4:26
  • A Woman's Needs - Tammy Wynette  - 5:18
  • Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me (Live) - George Michael  - 5:46
Face 3
  • Old Friend - Nik Kershaw  - 4:15
  • Go on and On - Gladys Knight  - 5:50
  • Don't Go Breaking My Heart - RuPaul  - 5:00
  • Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing - Marcella Detroit  - 3:36
Face 4
  • I'm Your Puppet - Paul Young  - 3:36
  • Love Letters - Bonnie Raitt  - 4:01
  • Born to Lose - Leonard Cohen  - 4:33
  • Duets for One - 4:52
Fiche Technique
  • Titre : Duets
  • Album de Elton John 
  • Sortie : 23 septembre 1993
  • Enregistré : août-octobre 1993
  • Capitol Studios
  • Durée : 74:39
  • Genre : pop rock
  • Format : CD, LP
  • Auteur : Bernie Taupin
  • Compositeur : Elton John
  • Producteur : Elton John, Giorgio Moroder, Chris Rea, Stevie Wonder, ...
  • Label : Rocket

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