Adrenalin (album)

Adrenalin is a 1979 studio album by English multi-instrumentalist and producer David Bendeth. It features star American session musicians; bass player Marcus Miller, and drummer Billy Cobham. Released on the Sidewalk Records label, the lead single 'Feel the Real', reached number 1 on the soul and R & B chart, and number 44 on the UK singles chart. It has since been sampled and remixed by numerous DJs and artists. The album is certified gold in the United Kingdom.

Adrenalin album cover 1979

Track list

          Side one

  1. 'Adrenalin' (David Bandeth) - 6.25
  2. 'Breakdown' (David Bandeth) - 3.54
  3. 'Easy Ridin'' (Bob Boyer, David Bendeth) - 2.49
  4. 'Lock Stock & Barrell' (Carlos Garnett, Dwight Brewster) - 4.13
  5. 'Dr. Dimento' (David Bandeth) - 0.42

          Side two

  1. 'Feel the Real' (Bob Boyer, David Bendeth) - 6.09
  2. 'Copycat' (David Bendeth) - 5.27
  3. 'Bozonoknowz' (John Cleveland Hughes) - 3.16
  4. 'Count Me Out' (David Bendeth) - 4.00
  5. 'Turbocharger' (David Bendeth) - 0.52
  6. 'Calm' (John Cleveland Hughes) - 2.53

Chart positions

Album

  • UK Albums Chart (1979) -
  • US Billboard The 200 Albums Chart (1979) -

Singles

  • 'Feel the Real' Billboard Hot 100 Chart (1979) -
  • 'Feel the Real'UK Singles Chart (1979) 44

Certification history

  • BPI – UK Gold (1980)

Credits

Musicians:

  • David Bendeth – electric guitar, backing vocals, handclaps, mastering, engineering, arranger
  • The Boyer Brothers – vocals
  • John Cleveland Hughes – keyboards, handclaps
  • Marcus Miller - bass guitar
  • Randy Bramwell - bass guitar
  • Billy Cobham - drums
  • Lenny White - drums
  • David Span - drums
  • John Johnson - saxophone
  • David Dunlop - trumpet
  • Memo Acevedo - percussion

Production:

  • Gary Salter – executive producer
  • Alan Caddy - producer
  • Jody Colero - co-producer
  • Kirk Hawkes - engineer, mixing, mastering
  • Andy Condon - mastering
  • Eric Gordon - engineer

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