Living My Life (Grace Jones album)

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Living My Life
Studio album by
Released7 November 1982
Recorded1982
Genre
Length37:32
LabelIsland
Producer
Grace Jones chronology
'Nightclubbing
(1981)
Living My Life 'Slave to the Rhythm
(1985)
Singles from Living My Life
  1. "Nipple to the Bottle"
    Released: October 1982
  2. "The Apple Stretching"
    Released: October 1982
  3. "My Jamaican Guy"
    Released: January 1983
  4. "Cry Now, Laugh Later"
    Released: January 1983
  5. "Unlimited Capacity for Love"
    Released: January 1983

Living My Life is the sixth studio album by Jamaican recording artist Grace Jones. The album was released on 7 November 1982 by Island Records.

Background[change | change source]

Living My Life was Jones' third reggae, electronica and R&B album. It was also her last album to be recorded using those genres. Her next set of albums would mainly be recorded in a funk and R&B style.

Track listing[change | change source]

Side A

  1. "My Jamaican Guy" (Grace Jones) – 6:00
  2. "Nipple to the Bottle" (Grace Jones, Sly Dunbar) – 5:55
  3. "The Apple Stretching" (Melvin Van Peebles) – 7:08

Side B

  1. "Everybody Hold Still" (Grace Jones, Barry Reynolds) – 3:10
  2. "Cry Now, Laugh Later" (Grace Jones, Barry Reynolds) – 5:00
  3. "Inspiration" (Grace Jones, Barry Reynolds) – 4:35
  4. "Unlimited Capacity for Love" (Grace Jones, Barry Reynolds) – 5:45

Personnel[change | change source]

Chart performance[change | change source]

Chart Peak
position
Australia (Kent Music Report)[1] 34
Germany[2][3] 46
Netherlands[4] 18
New Zealand[5] 3
Norway[6] 13
Sweden[7] 7
United Kingdom[8] 15
United States[9] 86
United States (Top R&B Albums)[9] 19

Release history[change | change source]

Region Year Format(s) Label
Worldwide 1982 LP, Cassette, CD Island
Yugoslavia 1983 LP Jugoton, Island
Europe 1989 CD Island Masters

References[change | change source]

  1. Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (Illustrated ed.). Sydney: Australian Chart Book. p. 160. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.
  2. "Suche nach "grace jones"". www.charts.de (in German). Retrieved 2012-04-05.
  3. "Liedsuche" (in German). www.charts-surfer.de. Retrieved 2015-10-12.
  4. "Discografie Grace Jones" (in Dutch). www.dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 2015-10-12.
  5. "Discography Grace Jones". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 2015-10-12.
  6. "Discography Grace Jones". norwegiancharts.com. Retrieved 2015-10-12.
  7. "Discography Grace Jones". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 2015-10-12.
  8. "Chart Stats - Grace Jones - Slave To The Rhythm". www.chartstats.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-28. Retrieved 2015-10-12.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Grace Jones". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2015-10-12.

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