Melissa Manchester is the Nobody Knows - Royal Male Choir Mastreechter Staar* - Deep River / Old Black Joe / Nobody Knows / and the eighth album release by singer-songwriter Melissa Manchester issued on Arista Records the first week of October Although it was reported in August that Manchester was recording a followup to her album release Don't Cry Out Loud album with the title cut 's producer Harry Maslin at Cherokee Studios the tracks on the Melissa Manchester album were all recorded at Web IV Studios in Atlanta in September with local producer Steve Buckinghamwho had had massive success with the first single he'd produced: " I Love the Nightlife " by Alicia Bridges.
Buckingham recalls that when the success of the Bridges single failed to secure him offers for Largo (Koncert F Moll Pro Clavecin) - Les Swingle Singers - Les Swingle Singers production work he began cold calling record companies, and that Arista Records was the second label he called: NIce Girls - Melissa Manchester - Nice Girls Buckingham met with Arista president Clive Davis in New York City and, after four hours of appraising tracks Davis played for him, Buckingham was told by Davis: "If you have a hit song, call us.
Following Manchester's cover album Singin' The songs written by Manchester included two collaborations with Carole Bayer Sager who had been Manchester's regular lyricist for over five years: the tracks "It's All in the Sky Above" and "How Does It Feel Right Now", and also "I Know Your Love Won't Let Me Down" which reunited Manchester with lyricist Adrienne Anderson a regular collaborator in the first phase of Manchester's recording career, while "Lights of Dawn" - written by solely by Manchester - featured a newly written lyric to the tune of a song written and set aside five years ago.
Despite NIce Girls - Melissa Manchester - Nice Girls favorable impression the track had made on Davis, "Fire in the Morning" was passed over for lead single with "Pretty Girls" being released three weeks prior in advance of the album. Although Manchester would have her biggest hit with the dance track " You Should Hear How She Talks About You " inher first foray into disco music with "Pretty Girls" barely translated into Top 40 success as the single peaked at 39 on the Billboard Hot Without producing a Top 30 single, the Melissa Manchester album evidenced a drop in the singer's popularity from the precedent Don't Cry Out Loud album, with Melissa Manchester peaking at 63 as opposed to From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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