Freda Payne - Supernatural High

Freda Payne - Supernatural High
Recording Location:
Capitol Recording Studio
Release Date:
1978
Artist:
Genre:
Duration:
40:44
Album:
Supernatural High
Styles:
Soul, Pop-Soul, Smooth Soul, Vocal Jazz

Skip Scarborough (Earth, Wind & Fire, Con Funk Shun, Patti Labelle) produced this pleasant collection of disco songs (many of which were club hits), ballads, and mid-tempo tracks from singer Freda Payne. There's a rousing melody that makes good use of the standard "Happy Days Are Here Again." Other highlights are the stimulating "Pullin' Back," the playful "Tell Me Please," a chugging clavinet-filled "Livin' for the Beat" (co-written by her then-husband Gregory Abbott), the soft "Just the Thought of You" (co-written by Thom Bell), and the jazzy string/sax-woven slow jam "Falling in Love," co-written by Deniece Williams. Payne's sister Scherrie Payne wrote the dynamic "Storybook Romance" and later redid it as half of Scherrie & Susaye on the 1979 Motown LP Partners.

Title/ComposerPerformerTime
Happy Days Are Here Again/Happy Music (Dance the Night Away) / Skip Scarborough / Sigidi / Jack YellenFreda Payne5:53
Pullin' Back / Skip ScarboroughFreda Payne3:35
Tell Me Please / Skip ScarboroughFreda Payne3:47
Just the Thought of You and Me Together (Supernatural High)Freda Payne6:18
Livin' For the BeatFreda Payne3:50
Falling In LoveFreda Payne3:56
I'll Do Anything For YouFreda Payne4:19
Storybook RomanceFreda Payne5:33
Happy Days Are Here Again/Happy Music (Dance the Night Away) [US Capitol Single] / Skip Scarborough / Sigidi / Jack YellenFreda Payne3:33

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