Nightclubbing (Grace Jones album)

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Nightclubbing
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 11, 1981
Recorded1981
Genre
Length38:40
LabelIsland
Producer
Grace Jones chronology
'Warm Leatherette
(1980)
Nightclubbing 'Living My Life
(1982)
Singles from Nightclubbing
  1. "Demolition Man"
    Released: March 1981
  2. "I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango)"
    Released: May 1981
  3. "Pull Up to the Bumper"
    Released: June 1981
  4. "Use Me"
    Released: June 1981
  5. "Feel Up"
    Released: July 1981
  6. "Walking in the Rain"
    Released: October 1981

Nightclubbing is the fifth studio album by Jamaican singer Grace Jones, released on May 11, 1981 by Island Records.

Background[change | change source]

The album includes reggae-oriented covers of the songs by Flash and the Pan, Bill Withers, Iggy Pop, and Ástor Piazzolla, as well as several new tracks, three of which were co-written by Jones. The album was Jones' second album to use a reggae, electronica and R&B sound.

Track listing[change | change source]

Side one
No. TitleWriter(s) Length
1. "Walking in the Rain"  Harry Vanda, George Young 4:18
2. "Pull Up to the Bumper"  Grace Jones, Koo Koo Baya, Dana Mano 4:41
3. "Use Me"  Bill Withers 5:04
4. "Nightclubbing"  David Bowie, Iggy Pop 5:06
Side two
No. TitleWriter(s) Length
5. "Art Groupie"  Grace Jones, Barry Reynolds 2:39
6. "I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango)"  Astor Piazzolla, Barry Reynolds, Dennis Wilkey, Nathalie Delon 4:30
7. "Feel Up"  Grace Jones 4:03
8. "Demolition Man"  Sting 4:03
9. "I've Done It Again"  Barry Reynolds, Marianne Faithfull 3:51
  • The 2-Disc Deluxe Remastered Version states that the writer(s) of "If You Wanna Be My Lover" is unknown.

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