Do You Wanna Get Away (album)

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Do You Wanna Get Away
Shannon - Do You Wanna Get Away album.jpg
Studio album by Shannon
Released May 1985
Recorded 1984-1985
Genre Electro funk, electro-boogie, Latin freestyle
Label Mirage/Atco/Atlantic Records
90267
Producer Chris Barbosa
Mark Liggett
Russell Taylor
Shannon chronology
Let the Music Play
(1984)
Do You Wanna Get Away
(1985)
Love Goes All the Way
(1986)
Singles from Do You Wanna Get Away
  1. "Do You Wanna Get Away"
    Released: 1985
  2. "Stronger Together"
    Released: 1985
  3. "Urgent"
    Released: 1985
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
Robert Christgau B- [2]

Do You Wanna Get Away is the second studio album from dance–Latin freestyle singer Shannon. It was released in 1985 by Mirage/Atco/Atlantic Records.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Original[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Do You Wanna Get Away" Anne Godwin, Chris Barbosa 4:54
2. "Doin' What You're Doin'" Godwin, Barbosa, Ed Chisolm 4:30
3. "Stop the Noise" Selva Millheiser, Sunni Robbins 5:12
4. "Stronger Together" Chisolm, Curtis Josephs 4:53
5. "Urgent" Mick Jones 5:10
6. "Why Can't We Pretend" Bob Feldman, Sandy Farina 3:53
7. "Let Me See Your Body Move" Shannon, Russell Taylor 4:18
8. "Bedroom Eyes" Carl Sturken, Evan Rogers 4:04

2006 CD reissue bonus tracks[edit]

No. Title Length
9. "Do You Wanna Get Away" (Dub Mix) 6:03
10. "Stronger Together" (Dub Mix) 5:00
11. "Urgent" (Dub Mix) 4:55
12. "Stronger Together" (Radio Mix) 3:56

Personnel[edit]

  • Shannon: Main Vocal
  • April Lang, Audrey Wheeler, Cheryl Page, Cindy Mizelle, Evan Rogers, Jimi Tunnell, Selva Millheiser, Judith Spears: Vocal Backing
  • Nate Wingfield, Carl Sturken, Charlie Street, Tommy Morrongiello, Warner Fritzshing: Guitars
  • Phil Ashley, Joe Norosavage, Tommy Mandel: Keyboards
  • C.P. Roth: Keyboards, Keyboard and Drum programming, Percussion
  • Chris Barbosa: Keyboard and Drum Programming, Percussion
  • Jeff Bova: Keyboards, Effects
  • Russell Taylor, Tony Bridges: Bass
  • Petey Grayson: Percussion
  • Miami Horn Section arranged by Crispin McCormick

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1985) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200[4] 92
U.S. R&B Albums[4] 39

"Stronger Together" (second single)

Chart (1985) Peak
Position
UK Singles Chart[5] 46
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play[6] 25
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales[6] 35
U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles[6] 26

References[edit]

  1. ^ Henderson, Alex. Do You Wanna Get Away > review at AllMusic. Retrieved 2013-07-28.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Do You Wanna Get Away > review". Robert Christgau. Retrieved 2013-07-28. 
  3. ^ "Shannon – Do You Wanna Get Away". discogs.com. Retrieved 2014-01-28. 
  4. ^ a b "Billboard albums". all.com. Retrieved 2010-01-29. 
  5. ^ UK chartstats.com (Retrieved January 29, 2010)
  6. ^ a b c Billboard allmusic.com (Retrieved January 27, 2010)