Joan Armatrading ‎– Kind Words (And A Real Good Heart) (US Promo 12″)

More powerful female vocals on this later one from Joan Armatrading from 1986. Mixed by Steve Lillywhite this had quite a bit of synth and sample sound going on with additional percussion by veteran Ray Cooper who has played with all the stars. (Eric Clapton and Elton John to name but a few) Funky bass from Tony Levin and a great chorus and from the album, “Sleight Of Hand” so check that out.

Lots of Fairlight sounds abound on the atmospheric “Figure Of Speech” Powerful and very Peter Gabriel-like. LOVE her voice.


A&M Records ‎– SP-12184SAM_8496

A Kind Words (And A Real Good Heart) (Extended Mix) 6:42
B1 Kind Words (And A Real Good Heart) 3:46
B2 Figure Of Speech 3:26

4 responses

  1. Can you re up this one as well? Thanks

    1. This has re-emerged! 🙂

      1. Thanks 🙂

  2. Great 12″. All 3 tracks are superb.

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