Perfect Combination

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Perfect Combination
Johnny Gill - Perfect Combination.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 13, 1984
RecordedNovember 1983
Genre
Length36:55
LabelCotillion
ProducerNarada Michael Walden (exec) (For Perfection Light Productions)
Stacy Lattisaw chronology
Sixteen
(1983)
Perfect Combination
(1984)
I'm Not the Same Girl
(1985)
Johnny Gill chronology
Johnny Gill
(1983)
Perfect Combination
(1984)
Chemistry
(1985)
Singles from Perfect Combination
  1. "Perfect Combination" / "Heartbreak Look"
    Released: January 31, 1984
  2. "Baby It's You"
    Released: April 12, 1984
  3. "Block Party"
    Released: June 09, 1984
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]

Perfect Combination is both the sixth album and a collaboration album by American contemporary R&B singers Stacy Lattisaw and Johnny Gill, released on February 13, 1984 via Cotillion Records.[1] The album peaked at #139 on the Billboard 200.[2] Three singles were released from the album: "Perfect Combination" / "Heartbreak Look", "Block Party" and a cover of The Shirelles' "Baby It's You". "Perfect Combination" / "Heartbreak Look" was the only single from the album to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #75 in 1984.[2]

Track listing[edit]

[3]

All music is composed by Narada Michael Walden,[4] except tracks 2, 4, 6 and 8 co-produced by Preston Glass.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Block Party"5:27
2."Fun 'N' Games"
4:00
3."Falling in Love Again"4:34
4."50/50 Love"
  • Narada Michael Walden
  • Preston Glass
  • Jeffrey Cohen
4:54
5."Perfect Combination"
  • Narada Michael Walden
  • Preston Glass
4:09
6."Heartbreak Look"
  • Narada Michael Walden
  • Preston Glass
5:33
7."Baby It's You" (The Shirelles cover)3:09
8."Come Out of the Shadows"
  • Narada Michael Walden
  • Preston Glass
5:18
Total length:36:55

Personnel[edit]

  • Stacy Lattisaw – Lead and backing vocals
  • Johnny Gill – Lead and backing vocals
  • Narada Michael Walden – Percussion, drums, keyboards, Simmons drums, computer sequencing, sequencing
  • Randy Jackson – Bass
  • Preston Glass – Acoustic guitar, Glockenspiel, background vocals
  • Bobby Black – Pedal steel, slide guitar
  • David Sancious – Piano, keyboards
  • Frank Martin – Synthesizer, keyboards
  • Joaquin Lievano, Corrado Rustici – Guitar
  • Alan Glass – Electric guitar
  • Marc Russo – Saxophone
  • Mingo Lewis – Percussion
  • Vicki Randle, Jim Gilstrap, Bonnie Boyer, Myrna Matthews, Carla Vaughn, Linda Imperial, Kevin Walden, Ben E. Epps, Dennis Saunders, Frank Loverde, Yolanda Glass, Leslie Ann Jones, John Lehman – Backing vocals[5]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1984)[2] Peak
position
US Billboard 200 139

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Carpenter, Bil. "Perfect Combination – Stacy Lattisaw | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved February 4, 2015.
  2. ^ a b c "Stacy Lattisaw | Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved February 4, 2015.
  3. ^ "Stacy Lattisaw & Johnny Gill – Perfect Combination (Vinyl, LP, Album) at Discogs". Discogs. Zink Media. Retrieved February 4, 2015.
  4. ^ "Stacy Lattisaw & Johnny Gill – Perfect Combination (CD, Album) at Discogs". Discogs. Zink Media. Retrieved February 4, 2015.
  5. ^ Personnel details "Perfect Combination". Discogs.com. Retrieved 04/02/20

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