I Only Have Eyes for You (Lester Bowie album)

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I Only Have Eyes for You
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Studio album by Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy
Released 1985
Recorded February, 1985
Genre Jazz
Length 53:09
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
Lester Bowie chronology
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I Only Have Eyes for You

I Only Have Eyes for You is the third album by Lester Bowie recorded for ECM and the debut album of his "Brass Fantasy" group. It was released in 1985 and features performances by Bowie, Vincent Chancey, Craig Harris, Steve Turre, Malachi Thompson, Stanton Davis, Bob Stewart and Phillip Wilson.


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars, stating, "The music is both whimsical and explorative, making for a colorful set".[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Only Have Eyes for You" (Al Dubin, Harry Warren) - 10:32
  2. "Think" (Bruce Purse) - 1:31
  3. "Lament" (Thompson) - 13:55
  4. "Coming Back, Jamaica" - 5:17
  5. "Nonet" (Stewart) - 14:32
  6. "When the Spirit Returns" - 7:44
All compositions by Lester Bowie except as indicated



  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed August 12, 2011