Scritti Politti ‎– Cupid & Psyche 85 (1985)

Cupid & Psyche 85 is the second full-length album by Scritti Politti, released in 1985 on Virgin/Warner Bros.

Tracklist:
1. “The Word Girl (Flesh and Blood)” (4:24)
2. “Small Talk” (3:39)
3. “Absolute” (4:25)
4. “A Little Knowledge” (5:01)
5. “Don’t Work That Hard” (3:59)
6. “Perfect Way” (4:43)
7. “Lover to Fall” (4:12)
8. “Wood Beez (Pray Like Aretha Franklin)” (4:48)
9. “Hypnotize” (3:34)

CD-only tracks:
10. “Flesh & Blood” (5:35)
11. “Absolute (extended version)” (6:11)
12. “Wood Beez (extended version)” (5:56)
13. “Hypnotize (extended version)” (6:35)

Credits:
Green Gartside – lead and backing vocals, keyboards (3), arrangements (3, 8), guitar (7)
David Gamson – keyboards, Roland Jupiter 8, PPG Wave 2.3, Fender Rhodes, Minimoog, Yamaha DX7, Roland MSQ-700, Oberheim DMX, Oberheim OB-X, Fairlight CMI, Roland JX-8P, arrangements (3, 4, 5, 7, 8)
Fred Maher – drums (1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10), Roland TR-808 (3, 5, 8), LinnDrum (3, 5, 8)

Nick Moroch – guitar (1, 6, 7)
Alan Murphy – guitar (2, 6)
Paul Jackson, Jr. – guitar (3, 5, 8, 11, 12)
Ira Siegel – guitar (4)
Robert Quine – guitar (5)
Will Lee – bass (3)
Marcus Miller – bass (5)
Steve Ferrone – drums (3, 5, 8)
Simon Climie – Fairlight CMI (2)
J.J. Jeczalik – Fairlight programming (3)
EBN (Ned Liben) – Fairlight programming (3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13)
Robbie Buchanan – keyboards (3, 5, 8, 11, 12)
David Frank – keyboards (3, 5, 8, 11, 12)
B.J. Nelson – backing vocals (1-5, 7-13)
Tawatha Agee – backing vocals (3, 5, 8)
Fonzi Thornton – backing vocals (3, 5, 8)
Ranking Ann (Ann Swinton) – additional vocals/toasting on “Flesh & Blood”

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