Spirits Dancing in the Flesh

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Spirits Dancing in the Flesh
Studio album by Santana
Released June 1990
Genre Rock, hard rock
Length 48:22
Label Columbia
Producer Carlos Santana, Vernon Reid, Chester Thompson, Jim Gaines
Santana chronology
Viva Santana!
(1988)
Spirits Dancing in the Flesh
(1990)
Milagro
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly B[2]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[3]

Spirits Dancing in the Flesh is the fifteenth studio album by Santana. It reached eighty-five in the Billboard 200.[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Let There Be Light/Spirits Dancing In The Flesh" (Santana, Thompson) - 7:20
  2. "Gypsy Woman" (Curtis Mayfield) - 4:29
  3. "It's a Jungle out There" (Santana) - 4:32
  4. "Soweto (Africa libre)" (Santana, Thompson, Johnson) - 5:06
  5. "Choose" (Santana, Thompson, Ligertwood) - 4:14
  6. "Peace on Earth...Mother Earth...Third Stone from the Sun" (Coltrane, Santana, Jimi Hendrix) - 4:26
  7. "Full Moon" (Paulo Rustichelli) - 4:31
  8. "Who's that Lady" (Isley, Isley, Isley, Isley, Isley, Jasper) - 4:15
  9. "Jin-go-lo-ba" (Babatunde Olatunji) - 4:46
  10. "Goodness and Mercy" (Santana, Thompson) - 4:30

Personnel[edit]

Band
Guest musicians
Additional musicians
  • Devon Bernardoni – keyboards
  • Charisse Dancy – choir
  • Sandra Hunter – choir
  • Marjo Keller – choir
  • Lynice Pinkard – choir
  • Lovetta Brown – choir
  • De Anna Brown – choir
  • Kevin Swan Butler – choir
  • Darryl Williams – choir
  • Edwin M. Harper, Jr. – choir director
Production
  • Sergio Albonico – executive producer
  • Chris Becker – assistant engineer
  • Devon Bernardoni – engineer, mixing
  • Paul Ericksen – engineer, mixing
  • Arne Frager – mixing
  • Lori Fumar – assistant engineer
  • Jim Gaines – engineer, mixing, producer
  • Bernie Kirsh – engineer
  • David Leonard – mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Diego Uchitel – photography
  • Bob Venosa – design
  • Peter Wolf – arranger, producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. Spirits Dancing in the Flesh at AllMusic
  2. ^ Sandow, Greg (1990-07-06). "Spirits Dancing in the Flesh Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 14 April 2012. 
  3. ^ Goodman, Fred (1990-09-20). "Santana: Spirits Dancing In The Flesh : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2007-11-12. Retrieved 14 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Spirits Dancing in the Flesh - Santana | Awards | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 26 November 2013.