Mellow Madness

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Mellow Madness
Mellowquincy.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 1975
Recorded1975
Record Plant, Los Angeles and Westlake Audio
GenreJazz, R&B
Length44:07
LabelA&M
ProducerQuincy Jones
Quincy Jones chronology
Body Heat
(1974)
Mellow Madness
(1975)
I Heard That!!
(1976)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide2/5 stars[2]

Mellow Madness is a 1975 studio album by Quincy Jones. This was Jones' first album recorded since treatment for a cerebral aneurysm. The album also featured an early appearance by The Brothers Johnson.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Is It Love That We're Missing?" (George Johnson, Debbie Smith) (3:52)
  2. "Paranoid" (2:55)
  3. "Mellow Madness" (Tom Bahler, Al Ciner, Quincy Jones, Paulette McWilliams) (3:27)
  4. "Beautiful Black Girl" (Jones, Otis Smith) (6:12)
  5. "Listen (What It Is)" (Jones) (4:16)
  6. "Just a Little Taste of Me" (3:28)
  7. "My Cherie Amour" (Henry Cosby, Sylvia Moy, Stevie Wonder) (5:25)
  8. "Tryin' to Find Out About You" (3:02)
  9. "Cry Baby" (4:29)
  10. "Bluesette" (Norman Gimbel, Toots Thielemans) (7:01)

Personnel[edit]

Performance[edit]

Charts[edit]

Year Album Chart positions[4]
US US
R&B
US
Jazz
1975 Mellow Madness 16 3 1

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions[5]
US US
R&B
US
Dance
1975 "Is It Love That We're Missing?" 70 18
1976 "Mellow Madness" 82



References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 114. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  3. ^ Mellow Madness at AllMusic
  4. ^ "Quincy Jones US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-05-30.
  5. ^ "Quincy Jones US singles chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-05-30.