True Love – Pat Benatar – 1991


Album True Love by Pat Benatar
Album True Love by Pat Benatar

True Love is the eighth studio album by American rock singer Pat Benatar, released in 1991.

The album marks a radical departure from her previous work, as it explores the genres of blues and jazz. Benatar collaborated with various musicians, including Roomful of Blues and The Uptown Horns, to create a sound that was authentic and soulful. The album received mixed reviews from critics, who praised Benatar’s vocals but criticized the production and songwriting. The album peaked at number 37 on the Billboard 200 chart and spawned two singles: “True Love” and “Payin’ the Cost to Be the Boss”. The album was certified gold by the RIAA for selling over 500,000 copies in the US.

True Love” is an album that will appeal to fans of blues, jazz, and R&B, and it is also worth checking out for fans of Pat Benatar who are interested in hearing a different side of her artistry.

The personnel of the album True Love by Pat Benatar, released in 1991, are:

  • Pat Benatar – vocals
  • Neil Giraldo – guitars, producer
  • Charlie Giordano – piano, organ, accordion
  • Chuck Domanico – bass
  • Myron Grombacher – drums on tracks 1 and 10
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Roomful of Blues: Greg Piccolo – tenor saxophone, Doug James – baritone saxophone, Rick Lataille – alto saxophone, Carl Querfurth – trombone, Bob Enos – trumpet, John Rossi – drums
  • Gordon Fordyce – engineer, mixing of tracks 4, 8, 11
  • Frank Linx – assistant engineer. mixing of tracks 4, 8, 11
  • Ed Thacker – mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering at Precision Lacquer

Source: Wikipedia

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