Mouth to Mouth (Lipps Inc. album)
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|Mouth to Mouth|
|Studio album by Lipps Inc.|
|Lipps Inc. chronology|
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The album was released in 1979 on Casablanca Records and contains the double platinum-selling 1980 chart-topping hit "Funkytown", which hit #1 in 28 different countries around the world. The album was arranged, produced and mostly written by Steven Greenberg, who was also a session musician on the album.
- All songs written by Steven Greenberg, except where noted.
- "Funkytown" 7:50
- "All Night Dancing" 8:20
- "Rock It" 5:40
- "Power" 8:22 (Sandy Atlas, Steven Greenberg)
- Cynthia Johnson: Lead Vocals, Background Vocals, Saxophone
- Terry Grant: Bass
- Tim Riopelle, David Rivkin: Guitars
- Steven Greenberg: Keyboards, Synthesizers, Bass, Drums, Percussion, Additional Vocals
- Roger Dumas, Ivan Rafowitz: Keyboards, Synthesizers
- Dana Greenberg: Background Vocals
- Joyce Lapinsky: Background Vocals
- Jack Gillespie, Richard Jorgenson, Dale Mendenhal, Bruce Allard: Horns
- Brian Mintz, Karl Nashan, Herman Straka, Bruce Allard, Bob Zelnick: Violins
- Arranged & produced by Steven Greenberg
- Engineered & mixed by David Rivkin; assisted by Mike Severson
- Mastered by Chris Bellman
|Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)||7|
|Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)||23|
|Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)||10|
|Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)||21|
Sales and certifications
|Canada (Music Canada)||Gold||50,000^|
|Hong Kong (IFPI Hong Kong)||Platinum||20,000*|
|United States (RIAA)||Gold||500,000^|
*sales figures based on certification alone
- Mouth to Mouth at AllMusic.
- Consumer Guide Review
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- "Dutchcharts.nl – Lipps, Inc. – Mouth To Mouth" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
- "Swedishcharts.com – Lipps, Inc. – Mouth To Mouth". Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
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- "Canadian album certifications – Lipps Inc. – Mouth to Mouth". Music Canada.
- "IFPIHK Gold Disc Award − 1981". IFPI Hong Kong.
- "American album certifications – Lipps Inc. – Mouth to Mouth". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH