is the debut album by Wild and Peaceful Teena Marie, released in 1979 on Motown, and featuring significant contributions from Rick James. He provided co-vocals on "I'm a Sucker for Your Love".
Wild and Peaceful peaked at #18 on the Black Albums chart and #94 on the Billboard Albums chart. The lead single "I'm a Sucker for Your Love" reached #8 on the US Black Singles chart and #43 in the UK.
Track listing [ edit ]
All tracks composed by
Rick James, except where indicated.
"I'm a Sucker for Your Love" - 5:52
"Turnin' Me On" - 6:06
Don't Look Back" (Cover of ( The Temptations song) Smokey Robinson, Ronald White) - 7:32 "Déjà Vu (I've Been Here Before)" - 7:38
"I'm Gonna Have My Cake (And Eat It Too)" (Michelle Holland,
Teena Marie) - 5:30 "I Can't Love Anymore" - 7:11
"You Got the Love" - 4:34 (Expanded edition)
"Every Little Bit Hurts" - 7:04 (Expanded edition)
Personnel [ edit ]
Shondu Akiem -
percussion Wally Ali -
guitar Oscar Alston -
bass guitar Jack Andrews -
mastering Chris Boehme - percussion
Garnett Brown -
Oscar Brashear - trumpet The Colored Girls -
backing vocals, ensemble
Ernie Fields, Jr. - saxophone Lanise Hughes -
Rick James - guitar, percussion, piano, arranger, conga, drums, timbales, vocals, backing vocals, timpani, horn and string arrangements, syndrum Jean King - backing vocals
Daniel Le Melle -
flute, saxophone on "I'm Gonna Have My Cake (And Eat It Too)"
Teena Marie - piano, vocals, backing vocals David Melle - flute, saxophone
Earl Palmer - drums on "I'm Gonna Have My Cake" Jackie Ruffin - backing vocals
Levi Ruffin -
synthesizer Lisa Sarna - backing vocals
Russell Schmitt -
engineer Clarence Sims - piano,
keyboards on "I'm Gonna Have My Cake" Art Stewart -
producer, engineer, mixing Julia Tillman Waters - backing vocals
Ernie Watts - saxophone Maxine Willard Waters - backing vocals
Adrienne Williams - backing vocals
Singles [ edit ]
"I'm a Sucker for Your Love"
"Don't Look Back"
References [ edit ]