Contact (Platinum Blonde album)

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Contact
Contact PB.jpeg
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
Contact
(1987)
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


Credits[edit]

Platinum Blonde:

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

with:[3]

  • 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

Engineers:

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

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]