Fancy (Bobbie Gentry album)

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Fancy
Studio album by Bobbie Gentry
Released 1970
Recorded 1970
Genre Female vocal, southern soul, blue-eyed soul
Label Capitol
Producer Rick Hall
Bobbie Gentry chronology
Greatest
(1968)
Fancy
(1970)
I'll Never Fall in Love Again
(1970)

Fancy[1][2] is the fifth album by Bobbie Gentry. The first of three albums she released in 1970, it was recorded at Fame Recording Studios, Muscle Shoals, Alabama and eight of its ten tracks were produced by Rick Hall, the other two by Bobbie Gentry herself. String arrangements were by Jimmie Haskell. The album was released on Capitol Records.

Three singles were released from the album:

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Track listing (US release)[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Fancy" (Bobbie Gentry)
  2. "I'll Never Fall in Love Again" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David)
  3. "Delta Man" (Leon Russell)
  4. "Something in the Way He Moves" (James Taylor)
  5. "Find 'Em, Fool 'Em and Forget About 'Em" (George Jackson, Rick Hall)

Side two[edit]

  1. "He Made a Woman Out of Me" (Fred Burch, Don Hill)
  2. "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head" (Bacharach, David)
  3. "If You Gotta Make a Fool of Somebody" (Rudy Clark)
  4. "Rainmaker" (Harry Nilsson)
  5. "Wedding Bell Blues" (Laura Nyro)

UK release[edit]

The album was released in the UK as I'll Never Fall in Love Again with a different track order, and two extra tracks: "Billy the Kid" and "In the Ghetto".

Side one[edit]

  1. "I'll Never Fall in Love Again" (Bacharach, David)
  2. "Something in the Way He Moves" (Taylor)
  3. "Rainmaker" (Nilsson)
  4. "Billy the Kid" (Gentry)
  5. "Wedding Bell Blues" (Nyro)
  6. "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head" (Bacharach, David)

Side two[edit]

  1. "Fancy" (Gentry)
  2. "In the Ghetto" (Mac Davis)
  3. "Find 'Em, Fool 'Em and Forget About 'Em" (Jackson)
  4. "Delta Man" (Russell)
  5. "He Made a Woman Out of Me" (Burch, Hill)
  6. "If You Gotta Make a Fool of Somebody" (Clark)

Cover art[edit]

The original cover art for the album is an uncredited painting of Gentry, based upon a reference photograph. According to the liner notes for the 2004 compilation Chickasaw County Child, the painting is believed to have been done by Gentry herself.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fancy". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ Holly George-Warren, liner notes for Chickasaw County Child: The Artistry of Bobbie Gentry (Shout Factory DK 322778, 2004)