Tasty (Patti LaBelle album)

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Studio album by Patti LaBelle
Released May 19, 1978[1]
Recorded 1978
Genre Soul, disco
Length 47:12
Label Epic
Producer David Rubinson
Patti LaBelle chronology
Patti LaBelle
It's Alright with Me
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
Wilson & Alroy's Record Reviews 4/5 stars[3]

Tasty is the second solo album released by recording artist Patti LaBelle, her second solo album with Epic Records. Compared to the success of her debut album, released the previous year, the album performed only modestly well but featured the popular tunes "Eyes in the Back of My Head", which became a club hit, the Latin soul flavored "Teach Me Tonight (Me Gusta Tu Baile)", the David Lasley composition "I See Home" (later covered a year later by Tina Turner) and the ballad "Little Girls". "Eyes in the Back of My Head" became an international hit reaching the top five of the Italian singles chart. The album also featured covers of songs by Boz Scaggs, The Drifters and Roy Hamilton in addition to a couple songs co-written by LaBelle herself, including "Teach Me Tonight" and "Quiet Time".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Save the Last Dance for Me" (Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman) (5:05)
  2. "Monkey See Monkey Do" (Michael Franks) (5:12)
  3. "Little Girls" (Allee Willis) (6:46)
  4. "You Make It Hard to Say No" (Boz Scaggs) (5:35)
  5. "Teach Me Tonight (Me Gusta Tu Baile)" (Armstead Edwards, James R. Budd Ellison, LaBelle) (5:21)
  6. "Quiet Time" (Armstead Edwards, James R. Budd Ellison, LaBelle) (5:05)
  7. "Don't Let Go" (Jesse Stone) (4:06)
  8. "I See Home" (Allee Willis, David Lasley) (5:57)
  9. "Eyes in the Back of My Head" (Pete Wingfield) (5:25)
2014 remaster[4]
10. Teach Me Tonight (Me Gusta Tu Baile) [Single Version] (3:26)
11. Little Girls [Single Version] (3:58)
12. Eyes in the Back of My Head [12" Disco Version] (8:00)
13. Save the Last Dance for Me [12" Disco Version] (7:14)