Bulletproof Heart (Grace Jones album)

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Bulletproof Heart
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 13, 1989
Genre
Length72:07
LabelCapitol
Producer
Grace Jones chronology
'Inside Story
(1986)
Bulletproof Heart 'The Ultimate
(1993)
Singles from Bulletproof Heart
  1. "Love on Top of Love"
    Released: October 6, 1989
  2. "Amado Mio"
    Released: April 13, 1990

Bulletproof Heart is the ninth studio album by Jamaican recording artist Grace Jones, it was released on October 13, 1989 by Capitol Records, it was her first album on the label. It would be her last album until 2008's Hurricane.

Background[change | change source]

On Bulletproof Heart Jones would work with producer Chris Stanley, who at that time had become her first husband.[1]

Bulletproof Heart met with negative reviews, with critic Robert Christgau calling it "incongruous".[2]

Track listing[change | change source]

Notes: All songs were written by Grace Jones and Chris Stanley, except where noted. "Crack Attack" features rapper Freedom, and "Don't Cry Freedom" is a duet with Chris Stanley, although they're not credited as such in track listing on the album sleeve.

LP version[change | change source]

Side A

  1. "Driving Satisfaction" – 5:50
  2. "Kicked Around" – 5:37
  3. "Love on Top of Love" (David Cole, Grace Jones) – 6:10
  4. "Paper Plan" – 3:55
  5. "Crack Attack" – 5:20

Side B

  1. "Bulletproof Heart" – 4:19
  2. "On My Way" – 4:24
  3. "Seduction Surrender" (Jonathan Elias, Grace Jones, Chris Stanley, Alex Lasarenko) – 4:57
  4. "Someone to Love" – 4:47
  5. "Amado Mio" (Doris Fisher, Allen Roberts) – 5:20

CD version[change | change source]

  1. "Driving Satisfaction" – 5:57
  2. "Kicked Around" – 5:40
  3. "Love on Top of Love" (Cole, Jones) – 6:17
  4. "Paper Plan" – 3:57
  5. "Crack Attack" – 5:24
  6. "Bulletproof Heart" – 4:10
  7. "On My Way" – 4:25
  8. "Dream" – 3:26
  9. "Seduction Surrender" (Elias, Jones, Stanley, Lasarenko) – 4:59
  10. "Someone to Love" – 4:50
  11. "Don't Cry Freedom" (Stanley) – 4:16
  12. "Amado Mio" (Fisher, Roberts) – 5:20

Remastered CD reissue[change | change source]

  1. "Driving Satisfaction" – 5:50
  2. "Kicked Around" – 5:37
  3. "Love on Top of Love" (Cole, Jones) – 6:10
  4. "Paper Plan" – 3:55
  5. "Crack Attack" – 5:20
  6. "Bulletproof Heart" – 4:19
  7. "On My Way" – 4:24
  8. "Seduction Surrender" (Elias, Jones, Stanley, Lasarenko) – 4:57
  9. "Someone to Love" – 4:47
  10. "Amado Mio" (Fisher, Roberts) – 5:20
  11. "Dream" – 3:26
  12. "Don't Cry Freedom" (Stanley) – 4:16
  13. "Love on Top of Love-Killer Kiss" (Garage House Mix) (Cole, Jones) – 7:10
  14. "Amado Mio" (The Brazilian Mix) (Fisher, Roberts) – 6:25

Personnel[change | change source]

Chart performance[change | change source]

Chart (1989) Peak
position
Germany[3][4] 55

Release history[change | change source]

Region Year Format(s) Label
Worldwide 1989 LP, CD, Cassette Capitol, Jugoton
Europe 2004 CD EMI

References[change | change source]

  1. Lisa Sewards (2008-11-07). "'It's hard being a freak!' Grace Jones has built a 30-year career on scaring the hell out of us. But, she says, she's really a big softie". www.dailymail.co.uk.
  2. Robert Christgau. "Robert Christgau: CG: grace jones". www.robertchristgau.com.
  3. "Suche nach "grace jones"". www.charts.de (in German).
  4. "Liedsuche" (in German). www.charts-surfer.de.

Other websites[change | change source]