Blue Angel (Blue Angel album)

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Blue Angel
Studio album by Blue Angel
Released 1980
Recorded 1980
Genre Rockabilly
Length 35:25
Label Polydor
Producer Roy Halee
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Blue Angel is an album released in 1980 by the band of the same name. They were fronted by a pre-fame Cyndi Lauper and sang a combination of Rockabilly and R&B cover songs. The band was fairly short-lived and the album was not a major success until after Lauper's solo career exploded. It has been released on five separate occasions:

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Cyndi Lauper and John Turi except where noted.

  1. "Maybe He'll Know"
  2. "I Had a Love"
  3. "Fade"
  4. "Anna Blue"
  5. "Can't Blame Me"
  6. "Late" (Lauper, Turi, Brovitz)
  7. "Cut Out" (Fowler, King, Mack)
  8. "Take a Chance"
  9. "Just the Other Day"
  10. "I'm Gonna Be Strong" (Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil)
  11. "Lorraine"
  12. "Everybody's Got an Angel" (Blue Angel, Gross)

A variety of demonstration tracks have leaked to the internet that did not appear on the album. Titles include "Don't Know," "Magazine Cover," "What a Thrill" and "Witness". Many tracks were later re-recorded by Lauper including "What a Thrill," "Witness", "Maybe He'll Know" and "I'm Gonna be Strong".

Personnel[edit]

  • Cyndi Lauper - lead singer & acoustic piano
  • John Turi - keyboards, saxophone
  • Johnny "Bullet" Morelli - drums
  • Lee Brovitz - bass
  • Arthur "Rockin' A" Neilson - guitar
  • Roy Halee - Production, Engineering
  • Lincoln Y. Clapp - Assistant Engineering
  • Benno Friedman - Photography
  • Stephanie Zuras - Design
  • Bob Heimall - Art Direction

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