As We Speak

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As We Speak
Studio album by David Sanborn
Released 1981
Recorded 1981
Genre Smooth Jazz
Length 39:26
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Robert Margouleff
David Sanborn chronology
Voyeur
(1981)
As We Speak
(1981)
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(1981)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

As We Speak is a studio album by David Sanborn, released in 1981 through the record label Warner Bros. The album reached number 70 on the Billboard 200, number 32 on Billboard's R&B Albums chart and number 1 on the Jazz Albums chart.[2][3]

Track listing[edit]

Vinyl release[edit]

Side one
  1. "Port of Call" (Michael Sembello, Dan Sembello) – 4:26
  2. "Better Believe It" (Marcus Miller) – 3:31
  3. "Rush Hour" (Miller) – 4:42
  4. "Over and Over" (Don Freeman, Miller) – 4:13
  5. "Back Again"(Dennis Belfield, Freeman) – 3:45
Side two
  1. "As We Speak"(David Sanborn, Sembello) – 4:17
  2. "Straight to the Heart"(Miller) – 3:26
  3. "Rain on Christmas"(Sanborn) – 4:46
  4. "Love Will Come Someday" (David Batteau, Sembello) – 6:20

Sources: [4]

CD release[edit]

  1. "Port of Call" – 4:26
  2. "Better Believe It" – 3:31
  3. "Rush Hour" – 4:42
  4. "Over and Over" – 4:13
  5. "Back Again" – 3:45
  6. "As We Speak" – 4:17
  7. "Straight to the Heart" – 3:26
  8. "Rain on Christmas" – 4:46
  9. "Love Will Come Someday"> – 6:20

Sources:[1]

Personnel[edit]

Guest artists
  • Howard "Buzz" Feiten – rhythm guitar on "Port of Call"
  • Bill Evans – saxophone section on "Over and Over"
  • George Dukeclavinet on "Port of Call"
  • Malando Gassama – percussion on "Back Again"
  • Robert A. Martin – French horn on "Love Will Come Someday"
  • Bob Mintzerbass clarinet on "Port of Call"
  • Lance Ong – synthesizer on "Rain on Christmas"
  • Cruz Baca Sembello – background vocals on "Back Again" and "Love Will Come Someday"
  • James Skelton – Hammond B-3 organ on "Over and Over"
  • Spike – synthesizer and IRT strings on "Back Again", "As we Speak", "Rain on Christmas" and "Love Will Come Someday"
Production
  • Karat Faye – second engineer
  • Robert Margouleff – producer
  • Howard Siegel – engineer
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering

Sources: [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. "As We Speak - David Sanborn | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "David Sanborn: Charts & Awards". Allmusic. Retrieved May 14, 2011. 
  3. ^ "As We Speak - David Sanborn | Awards | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "David Sanborn - As We Speak (Vinyl, LP, Album) at Discogs". discogs.com. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  5. ^ In Concert (CD media notes). David Sanborn. Warner Bros. 1982. Booklet. 7599-23650-2.