Spirits Dancing in the Flesh

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Spirits Dancing in the Flesh
Santana Spirits Dancing in the Flesh.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 1990
StudioThe Plant Studios, Sausalito, California
GenreRock, hard rock
Length48:22
LabelColumbia
ProducerCarlos Santana, Vernon Reid, Chester Thompson, Jim Gaines
Santana chronology
Viva Santana!
(1988)
Spirits Dancing in the Flesh
(1990)
Milagro
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyB[2]
Rolling Stone4/5 stars[3]

Spirits Dancing in the Flesh is the sixteenth studio album by Santana. It reached eighty-five in the Billboard 200.[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Let There Be Light/Spirits Dancing in the Flesh" (Carlos Santana, Chester D. Thompson) – 7:20
  2. "Gypsy Woman" (Curtis Mayfield) – 4:29
  3. "It's a Jungle Out There" (Santana) – 4:32
  4. "Soweto (Africa Libre)" (Santana, Thompson, Alphonso Johnson) – 5:06
  5. "Choose" (Santana, Thompson, Alex Ligertwood) – 4:14
  6. "Peace on Earth...Mother Earth...Third Stone from the Sun" (John Coltrane, Santana, Jimi Hendrix) – 4:26
  7. "Full Moon" (Paulo Rustichelli) – 4:31
  8. "Who's That Lady" (Rudolph Isley, Ronald Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Jr., Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, Chris Jasper) – 4:15
  9. "Jin-go-lo-ba" (Babatunde Olatunji) – 4:46
  10. "Goodness and Mercy" (Santana, Thompson) – 4:30

Personnel[edit]

Band

Guest musicians

Additional musicians

  • Devon Bernardoni – keyboards
  • Charisse Dancy – choir
  • Sandra Hunter – choir
  • Marjo Keller – choir
  • Lynice Pinkard – choir
  • Lovetta Brown – choir
  • De Anna Brown – choir
  • Kevin Swan Butler – choir
  • Darryl Williams – choir
  • Edwin M. Harper, Jr. – choir direction

Production

  • Sergio Albonico – executive producer
  • Chris Becker – engineering assistance
  • Devon Bernardoni – engineering, mixing
  • Paul Ericksen – engineering, mixing
  • Arne Frager – mixing
  • Lori Fumar – engineering assistance
  • Jim Gaines – engineering, mixing, production
  • Bernie Kirsh – engineering
  • David Leonard – mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Diego Uchitel – photography
  • Bob Venosa – design
  • Peter Wolf – arranging, production

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. Spirits Dancing in the Flesh at AllMusic
  2. ^ Sandow, Greg (1990-07-06). "Spirits Dancing in the Flesh Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 14 April 2012.
  3. ^ Goodman, Fred (1990-09-20). "Santana: Spirits Dancing In The Flesh : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2007-11-12. Retrieved 14 April 2012.
  4. ^ "Spirits Dancing in the Flesh - Santana | Awards | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 26 November 2013.