St. Vincent's Court

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St. Vincent's Court
Kim Carnes - St Vincent's Court album cover.jpg
Studio album by Kim Carnes
Released February 1979
Recorded 1979
Genre Country, pop
Label EMI
Producer Kim Carnes, Dave Ellingson & Daniel Moore
Kim Carnes chronology
Sailin'
(1976)
St. Vincent's Court
(1979)
Romance Dance
(1980)

St. Vincent's Court is the fourth studio album by Kim Carnes, released in 1979 (see 1979 in music).[1]

The album spawned one single, "It Hurts So Bad",[2] which peaked at #56 on Billboard magazine's Pop Singles chart.[3][4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "What Am I Gonna Do" (Kim Carnes, Dave Ellingson) – 2:58
  2. "Jamaica Sunday Morning" (Carnes, Ellingson) – 4:23
  3. "Stay Away" (Carnes) – 4:00
  4. "Lookin' for a Big Night" (Carnes, Ellingson) – 3:54
  5. "Paris Without You (St. Vincent's Court)" (Carnes, Ellingson) – 5:15
  6. "It Hurts So Bad" (Carnes) – 3:02
  7. "Lose in Love" (Carnes) – 3:45
  8. "Skeptical Shuffle" (Carnes, Ellingson) – 3:30
  9. "Take Me Home to Where My Heart Is" (Daniel Moore) – 3:13
  10. "Blinded by Love" (Carnes, Ellingson) – 3:00
  11. "Goodnight Moon" (Carnes, Ellingson) – 3:37

Personnel[edit]

  • Beverly Jones – additional engineer
  • Bill Cuomo – acoustic piano (1, 3, 6, 7, 10, 11), keyboards (2, 8), electric piano (4), clavinet (4), Fender Rhodes (5), ARP String Ensemble (5), ARP String Synthesizer (7), strings co-arranger (7)
  • Bobbye Hall – percussion (4, 5)
  • Bobby Cochram – guitar (3, 4, 5, 9), electric guitars (6, 10)
  • Brian Cadd – background vocals (11)
  • Daniel Moore – background vocals (1, 4, 9), melodica (1), harmony vocals (7), recording engineer (9), co-rhythm tracks arranger, co-producer
  • Danny Timms – background vocals (4, 11)
  • Darrel Leonard – trumpet (11)
  • Dave Ellingson – background vocals (1, 2, 4, 8-11), rhythm guitars (1), banjos (1), melodica (1), sound effects (2), guitars (11), co-rhythm tracks arranger, co-producer
  • David Jackson – bass (9)
  • Dominic Genova – bass (1, 2, 7, 8, 10)
  • Etan McElroy – background vocals (4, 11)
  • Gary Lubow – second engineer
  • Gary Mongomery – harmonica (1)
  • Jerry Peterson – saxophone (2, 5, 8, 10)
  • Jim Ed Norman – string arrangements & conductor
  • Jim Shea – cover photography
  • Jim Sintetos – mastering
  • Jim W. Gordon – organ (9), synthesizer (9)
  • John Beland – dobro (1), acoustic guitars (6), mandolin (6), rhythm guitar (7)
  • John Golden – mastering
  • Kim Carnes – lead vocals, melodica (1), background vocals (1, 2, 3, 8, 10), co-rhythm tracks arranger, co-producer
  • Kosh – design & art direction
  • Larry Hirsch – percussion (1, 6), sound effects (2), engineer, mixdown engineer
  • Lee Sklar – bass (3, 4, 5, 11)
  • Linda Tyler – second engineer
  • Matt Betton – drums (1-5, 7, 8, 10, 11)
  • Matthew Moore – background vocals (9)
  • Michael Carnevale – second engineer (6)
  • Nancy Andrews – inner sleeve photography
  • Reine Press– bass (6)
  • Richie Hayward – drums (6, 9)
  • Ron Barron – organ (6)
  • Ron Borawski – second engineer
  • Stanford Blum – management (Image Management, Inc.)
  • Steve Escallier – additional engineer
  • Steve Geyer – electric guitars (1), mandolin (1, 2), guitar (2, 7, 8), acoustic guitar (10)
  • Stewart Whitmore – second engineer
  • Tim Weisberg – flutes (5)
  • Victor Feldman – marimba (2), percussion (2), vibes (8, 10), congas (8, 10)
  • Wally Heider – additional recording engineer (6)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kirby, Kip (February 17, 1979). "Closeup". Billboard. p. 81. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Kim Carnes (St. Vincent's Court) (review)". Stereo Review. 1979. p. 89. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 
  3. ^ Clarke, Donald (1990-11-28). The Penguin encyclopedia of popular music. Penguin Books. p. 206. ISBN 9780140511475. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 
  4. ^ Bronson, Fred (1985). The Billboard book of number one hits. Billboard Publications. p. 1975. ISBN 9780823075225. Retrieved 5 February 2013.