Composite Truth

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Composite Truth
Composite Truth.jpg
Studio album by Mandrill
Released 1973
Recorded Winter 1972 at Electric Lady Studios and The Hit Factory, New York City
Genre Soul, funk
Length 40:56
Label Polydor Records
Producer Mandrill
Alfred V. Brown
Mandrill chronology
Mandrill Is
(1972)
Composite Truth
(1973)
Just Outside of Town
(1973)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Composite Truth is the third album by Brooklyn-based soul/funk band Mandrill. Released in 1973 on Polydor Records, the album reached No. 8 on the Billboard Top Soul Albums chart.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and arranged by Mandrill

  1. "Hang Loose" 4:45
  2. "Fencewalk" 5:28
  3. "Hágalo" 2:47
  4. "Don't Mess With People" 3:45
  5. "Polk Street Carnival" 6:03
  6. "Golden Stone" 7:17
  7. "Out With The Boys" 5:09
  8. "Moroccan Nights" 5:42

Personnel[edit]

  • Carlos Wilson - trombone, alto saxophone, flute, guitar, vocals
  • Louis Wilson - trumpet, flugelhorn, percussion, vocals
  • Richard Wilson - tenor saxophone, percussion, vocals
  • Claude "Coffee" Cave - keyboards, vibraphone, percussion, vocals
  • Frederick "Fudgie Kae" Solomon - bass, percussion, vocals
  • Omar Mesa - guitar, percussion, vocals
  • Neftali Santiago - drums, percussion, vocals

Charts[edit]

Chart (1973) Peak
position
Billboard Pop Albums[2] 28
Billboard Top Soul Albums[2] 8

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions[3]
US
Pop
US
Soul
1973 "Fencewalk" 52 19
"Hang Loose" 83 25


References[edit]

  1. ^ Bush, John. Mandrill: Composite Truth > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 14 September 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Mandrill US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-09-14. 
  3. ^ "Mandrill US singles chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-09-14. 

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