Baciotti – Black Jack (1977)

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Christian Baciotti, also known as Baciotti, is a French-based singer and musician from Toulouse, France. . His English-sung 1977 electronic disco track “Black Jack” featured in an album and single of the same name ranked #42 in the 1978 Italian music charts, a year when in Italy he saw popularity.
He is famous, especially in Italy, for his 1977 electronic disco song “Black Jack”. His second album is more pop-rock oriented.
During the disco era, he worked for La Velle, Sterling Saint Jacques, Bon Voyage , Winchester 44, Grand Circuit
He wrote a novel with Pierre Leoutre, called Draconis.
The first time you hear the album, it can not give the impression that it is a production before the 80´s.
Thanks to arrangements and som of colossal lines of synthesizer melodies, atmospheres, and variations. The forceful rhythm of  the treasures  “Black Jack” and “Fly”  sinterizador very 80eras as in the previously mentioned track A “Tender Force” but figure when you realize that Baciotti was all ahead of his time.

 

Tracklist

A1.  “Black Jack”  (Written-By – P. Forrest) – 10:20
A2.  “Ridin’ The Rails” (Written-By – P. Forrest, Loubet) – 4:35

B1.  “A Clown” (Written-By – N. Farnsworth, P. Forrest) – 3:47
B2.  “Musical Solo” – 3:32
B3.  “Velvet Lies” (Written-By – N. Farnsworth, P. Forrest) – 5:25
B4.  “Fly”  (Written-By – N. Farnsworth, P. Forrest) – 3:56

Credits

• Arranged By – Baciotti, Loubet
• Artwork [Concept] – Studio De L’Air
• Photography By – G. Ruffin
• Written-By – Baciotti, N. Farnswort (tracks: B1, B3, B4), P. Forrest (tracks: A1 to B1, B3, B4), Loube (tracks: A2)

Notes

Released: 1977
Genre: Electronic
Style: Disco
Length: 31:27
Condordet Studio
Porterie “Bros”
Publication Phonogram

Label – Disques Yona

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