Posh (album)

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Posh
Studio album by Patrice Rushen
Released November 11, 1980
Recorded 1980 at Conway Recording, Hollywood, CA additional recording at The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA and The Automatt, San Francisco, CA
Genre R&B
Length 46:42
Label Elektra
Producer Charles Mims, Jr. and Patrice Rushen
Patrice Rushen chronology
Pizzazz
(1979)
Posh
(1980)
Straight from the Heart
(1982)
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Posh is a 1980 album released by R&B singer Patrice Rushen, her third album for Elektra Records and sixth album overall. The album was recently re-released on Wounded Bird Records, as were several other Rushen albums from the time. Following the Pizzazz album, Posh was the continuation of a string of R&B/pop albums that would establish Rushen as an R&B singer.

"Look Up!," "I Need Your Love," "The Funk Won't Let You Down," "Time Will Tell" highlighted Patrice's reach into R&B territory. Whereas, songs such as the Stevie Wonder-esque "I Need Your Love" and the rock-leaning "Time Will Tell" were representative of her new progressive sound.

This album was released just before her breakthrough 1982 album, Straight from the Heart.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Never Gonna Give You Up (Won't Let You Go)" (Patrice Rushen, Freddie Washington)
  2. "Don't Blame Me" (Patrice Rushen, Angela Rushen, Clarence Bell)
  3. "Look Up!" (Patrice Rushen, Charles Mims, Jr., Sheree Brown)
  4. "I Need Your Love" (Patrice Rushen, Charles Mims, Jr., Angela Rushen)
  5. "Time Will Tell" (Patrice Rushen, Angela Rushen)
  6. "The Dream" (Patrice Rushen, Washington, Freddie Brown)
  7. "The Funk Won't Let You Down" (Patrice Rushen)
  8. "This Is All I Really Know" (Patrice Rushen, Lynn Davis)

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