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Poolside

by Nu Shooz

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This 1986 Atlantic release is sadly only available on iTunes. If you're lucky (and we know you are!) you can still find physical copies on Amazon or eBay. Good luck!

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released March 1, 1986

VOCALS AND PERCUSSION: Valerie Day
GUITARS: John Smith
HORNS: Lewis Livermore, tpt; Ron Regan, sax; Danny Schauffler, sax on I Can't Wait
BASS: Gary Fountaine, Nate Phillips
DRUMS: Marty Higgins
KEYBOARDS: Jeff Lorber, Steve Reid, Ron Regan, John Smith
BACKING VOCALS: Valerie Day, Shannon Day
Lori Lamphear (I Can't Wait)
ADDITIONAL RHYTHM ARRANGEMENTS: Jeff Lorber

PRODUCED BY: John Smith and Rick Waritz
ASSOCIATE PRODUCERS: Jeff Lorber, Marlon McLane and Shep Pettibone

ENGINEERS: Tchad Blake, Mike Moore, Fritz Richmond, Stephen Shelton, Bobby Warner, Ellen Fitton, Jim Rodgers
MIX DOWN ENGINEERS: Jay Mark, Mike Moore, Andy Wallace, Joe Arlotta
RECORDED AT: Sunset Sound Factory, LA; Atlantic Studios, NYC; Lorber Studio, LA; Cascade Recording, Portland, OR; Spectrum Studios, Portland, OR

Cover Illustration: Javier Romero
Art Director: Bob Defrin

THANK YOU:
Mom, Dad, anonymous Italian Benefactors, Mike Mott, Larry Levan, Bruce Carbon, Larry Yasgar, Richard Steinberg, Aziz Goksel, Paul Cooper, Sue Thomas, David Chance, Greg Lee, Bill Rickett, Brian Chin, Mel Schlissel, Linda Pina, Hal Lee, Fred Ingram, Gini and Cameron at "Hot Tracks", Karl Hendrikse, Ilias Tso..., John Barry, Gary Bryan, John Williams, Allen Lenard, Mario Gonzales, Mark Diener, Barbie Richard, Dave Grafe, Lowell McGreggor, Bob Fields, Jim Blashfield and crew, Portland, and all Shooz past and present.

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NU SHOOZ Portland, Oregon

NU SHOOZ was nominated for a “Best New Artist” Grammy award in 1987 and earned a Gold Record for the album “Poolside.” Their breakthrough hit, “I Can’t Wait” continues to be played on radio stations around the globe every 11 minutes. The band has been featured on MTV, VH1, and classic music programs like American Bandstand, Solid Gold, and the UK’s Top of the Pops.
And the journey continues…
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