The Philosopher Kings (album)

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The Philosopher Kings
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Studio album by The Philosopher Kings
Released 1994
Genre R&B, Pop
Length 52:45
Label Columbia
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The Philosopher Kings chronology
The Philosopher Kings
(1994)
Famous, Rich and Beautiful
(1997)
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The Philosopher Kings is the debut album from Canadian R&B musicians The Philosopher Kings, released in 1994 (see 1994 in music).

The album earned the group a Juno Award nomination for Best R&B/Soul Recording of the Year.

  • Gerald Eaton - Lead and backup vocals
  • James McCollum - Guitars, guitar solos, acoustic guitar on "No Woman Around"
  • Brian West - Guitars, guitar treatments, guitar synth bass on "Everyone'll Let You Down", things that sound like keyboards
  • Jon Levine - Piano, keyboards, organ, backup vocals, toy bells
  • Jason Levine - Double and electric bass, backup vocals
  • Craig Hunter - Drums, cymbals, percussion, backup vocals

Special Guests:

  • Keita Hopkinson - backup vocals on "Fingernails To Claws"
  • Terence Blanchard - trumpet on "Lay My Body Down"
  • Bobby Watson - alto saxophone on "Do You Swear"

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Turn My Head Around" (3:59)
  2. "Lay My Body Down" (4:41)
  3. "All Dressed Up For San Francisco" (4:31)
  4. "Can't Get My Mind Around You" (4:31)
  5. "All To Myself" (4:28)
  6. "Leave That Man" (6:30)
  7. "Do You Swear" (3:42)
  8. "Everyone'll Let You Down" (4:30)
  9. "Just Like a Woman" (4:13)
  10. "Charms" (4:47)
  11. "Fingernails To Claws" (4:49)
  12. "No Woman Around" (3:40)