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A DELUXE EDITION RELEASE OF JERMAINE STEWART’S THIRD ALBUM – SAY IT AGAIN.
This Deluxe Edition includes the 12 original album tracks plus 20 related bonus tracks including many A-sides / B-sides and Extended Versions.
Jermaine Stewart hailed from the mid-west of the USA and became a successful solo singer after spells as a dancer on the renowned US TV show Soul Train, a brief stint with Shalamar and was backing vocalist on Culture Club’s 1983 album ‘Colour By Numbers’ after being befriended by the band’s bassist Mikey Craig. It is reported that the band introduced Jermaine to Arista supremo Clive Davis and a deal was done. He went on to release four studio albums and enjoyed both single and album chart success between 1983-1990. Tragically Jermaine Stewart died in 1997.
The album was produced by Andre Cymone – bassist, songwriter, performer and producer. Credits include Jody Watley, Pebbles and Adam Ant’s ‘Manners & Physique’ album.
The album features vocal contributions from the following artists; Jody Watley, Deniece Williams, James Ingram, Josie James, Wanda & Pam Hutchinson from The Emotions.
This collection includes remixes by the respected producer/mixer Phil Harding;
Say It Again – Extended Remix / The Jingle Mix // Get Lucky – Extended Remix / New York Mix / Dub
Other Phil Harding remixes are included and jointly credited with his long-term creative partner Ian Curnow;
Don’t Talk Dirty To Me – Extended Remix / Dub // Is It Really Love? – Single Version / Extended Remix / Dub
The top 40 album Say It Again was released originally in 1987 and featured four singles, three of which were released in the UK;
Say It Again peaked at # 7 in the UK charts and reached the top 10 of the US R&B chart. This collection includes five versions – the album and single versions, the Jingle Mix, the Extended Remix and the much sought after Extended John Robie Remix.
Get Lucky a UK # 13 hit. This collection gathers together the album and single versions, in addition we have included the New York Mix, Dub Mix and the Extended Remix.
Don’t Talk Dirty To Me A minor UK hit we have included six versions – the album and single versions, the Radio Edit, Remix Edit, the Dub Mix and the Extended Remix.
Is It Really Love? was the fourth and final single from the album and released in Europe. As with the other singles we’ve included the 7″ and album versions, Dub Mix and Extended Remix.
Other bonus material includes the b-sides You Promise, Imagine, Places & Search.
THIS DELUXE EDITION HAS BEEN REMASTERED USING ORIGINAL MASTER TAPES.
The 16 page full colour booklet features an expanded design of the original artwork, there are sleeve notes written by Jermaine’s musical director and friend Michael Licata, additional notes by Michael Silvester and a full UK discography featuring Jermaine Stewart’s front cover images.