Contact (Platinum Blonde album)

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Studio album by Platinum Blonde
Released 1987
Genre New wave
Label CBS Canada - 80105
Producer Mark Holmes, David Bendeth, Bernard Edwards, John Dexter
Platinum Blonde chronology
Alien Shores
(1985)Alien Shores1985
Yeah Yeah Yeah
(1990)Yeah Yeah Yeah1990
Singles from Contact
  1. "Contact"
    Released: 1987
  2. "Connect Me"
    Released: 1987
  3. "Fire"
    Released: 1988
  4. "If You Go This Time"
    Released: 1988
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Contact, the 3rd album from the new wave band Platinum Blonde, was released in 1987. Canadian sales of Alien Shores and Contact exceeded 100,000 copies.[2]

Track list[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Contact" Mark Holmes, Kenny MacLean, David Bendeth Holmes, Bendeth 3:56
2. "Connect Me" Sergio Galli, MacLean Holmes, Bendeth 3:46
3. "Diamonds" Holmes Holmes, Bendeth 3:11
4. "If You Go This Time" Holmes, MacLean, Chris Wardman Holmes, John Dexter 3:59
5. "System" Holmes, Galli, MacLean Bernard Edwards 3:25
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
6. "Fire" Ohio Players Holmes, Bendeth 3:51
7. "Tough Enough" Holmes Edwards 3:30
8. "Automatic Drive" Holmes Holmes, Bendeth 3:46
9. "Chaperone Sally" Holmes, Galli, MacLean Holmes 3:33
10. "I Might Have You" Holmes, MacLean Holmes, Bendeth 3:17
11. "Beauty of the Beast" Holmes, MacLean, Bendeth Holmes, Bendeth 3:46


Platinum Blonde:

  • Sergio Galli: guitar, backing vocals
  • Mark Holmes: lead and backing vocals, guitar
  • Kenny MacLean: bass, guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Sascha: drums, percussion


  • David Bendeth: guitar
  • Jeff Bova: keyboards
  • Michelle Cobbs: backing vocals
  • Claude Desjardins: percussion, keyboards, drums
  • Bernard Edwards: bass
  • Peter Fredette: backing vocals
  • Eddie Martinez: guitar
  • B.J. Nelson: backing vocals
  • Lou Pomanti: bass, keyboards
  • Fonzi Thornton of Chic (band): backing vocals
  • Uptown Horns: horns
  • Tony Thompson: drums, percussion
  • Tom Weir: drums, percussion


  • Jay Mark, Scott Church, Don Wershba, Bruce Robbins, Randy Staub


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Platinum Blonde - The Canadian Encyclopedia". Retrieved September 23, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Contact by Platinum Blonde". Retrieved September 23, 2010. 

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