- Title:Inspiration Information + Wings Of Love
- Style:Funk, Soul, Psychedelic
- Date of release:
- Size FLAC version1581 megabytes
- Size MP3 version1249 megabytes
- Size WMA version1934 megabytes
- Formats:AIFF ADX DTS MMF APE AHX MP1
This 2xCD reissue of brilliant, reclusive . songwriter Shuggie Otis' 1974 masterwork Inspiration Information includes four extra tracks from that session along with Wings of Love, comprising 14 tracks that Otis recorded between 1975 and 2000. Combined, the collections feel like a parallel universe greatest-hits compilation, from a world where a label embraced Otis’s genius and eccentricity, instead of driving him away. This 2xCD reissue of brilliant, reclusive .
Inspiration Information was released in 1974, when Shuggie Otis was 23. He recorded this introspective funk and soul milestone in his . home studio over three years and played every instrument himself, including the Maestro Rhythm King MRK-2, which provided Otis' music its sad-robot charm. The title track is classic California psychedelic soul, and "Aht Uh Mi Hed" is a slow sliver of electro-folk intimacy. Inspiration Information was released in 1974, when Shuggie Otis was 23.
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The first CD will comprise the original nine-song Inspiration Information album, with the addition of four previously unreleased bonus tracks recorded in 1971. The second CD, Wings Of Love, is the first new music that the world has heard from Shuggie since 1974. Shuggie Otis' eclectic style and stellar musicianship stayed intact. Voted BEST NEW RE-ISSUE by Pitchfork. Wings Of Love is a quietly amazing document of Otis' dogged determination". Shuggie Otis is the living avatar of psychedelic soul, a true guitar virtuoso
Style: pop. Album year: 2013. Tracks count: 27. Views: 11. SHUGGIE OTIS - Aht Uh Mi Hed 04:16. SHUGGIE OTIS - ion 04:12. SHUGGIE OTIS - Island Letter 04:41. SHUGGIE OTIS - Wings Of Love 11:35. SHUGGIE OTIS - Doin' What's Right 02:46. SHUGGIE OTIS - Magic 04:26. SHUGGIE OTIS - Walkin' Down The Country 04:21. SHUGGIE OTIS - Fawn 06:02. SHUGGIE OTIS - Destination You! 04:39.
Inspiration Information is the third album by Shuggie Otis. Released in 1974 on Epic Records, it reached on Billboard's Top 200 Pop Albums list, and its featured single (with the title of the same name) also reached on the . Pitchfork describes the sound of the album as a combination of "smooth, organ-driven California funk, quasi-new age psychedelia, loungey jazz instrumentals, string interludes".
|1-4||Aht Uh Mi Hed||4:16|
|1-12||Things We Like To Do||3:11|
|1-13||Castle Top Jam||3:38|
|Wings Of Love|
|2-3||Give Me Something Good||3:48|
|2-4||Tryin' To Get Close To You||3:19|
|2-5||Walkin' Down The Country||4:25|
|2-6||Doin' What's Right||2:46|
|2-7||Wings Of Love||11:37|
|2-8||Give Me A Chance||5:20|
|2-9||Don't You Run Away||5:14|
|2-10||Fireball Of Love||5:26|
|2-12||If You'd Be Mine||5:41|
|2-13||Black Belt Sheriff||6:36|
- Compilation Producer – Kelly Gateson, Rob Santos
- Engineer – Bob Breault (tracks: 1-10 to 1-13), Bobby Bloom (tracks: 1-1 to 1-13), George Beauregard (tracks: 1-10 to 1-13), Johnny Otis (tracks: 1-1 to 1-13), Jon Otis (tracks: 1-10 to 1-13), Marvin McKnight (tracks: 1-10 to 1-13), Nicky Otis (tracks: 1-1 to 1-13), Robb DiStefano (tracks: 1-1 to 1-13), Shuggie Otis, Willie Greer (tracks: 1-10 to 1-13)
- Executive-Producer – Johnny Otis (tracks: 1-1 to 1-13)
- French Horn – Jeff Martinez (tracks: 1-1 to 1-13)
- Harp – Carol Robbins (tracks: 1-1 to 1-13)
- Liner Notes – Chris Campion, Raphael Saadiq, 渡辺亨*
- Liner Notes [Original LP Liner Notes] – Winston Cenac
- Mastered By – Barry Stone (tracks: 2-1 to 2-14)
- Photography By [Back Cover] – Adam Farber
- Photography By [Front Cover] – Ed Caraeff
- Remastered By – Vic Anesini
- Saxophone, Flute – Jackie Kelso (tracks: 1-1 to 1-13)
- Strings – B. Porter* (tracks: 1-1 to 1-13), B. Asher* (tracks: 1-1 to 1-13), D. Jones (tracks: 1-1 to 1-13), J. Parker (tracks: 1-1 to 1-13), L. Rosen* (tracks: 1-1 to 1-13), M. Zeavin* (tracks: 1-1 to 1-13), N. Roth (tracks: 1-1 to 1-13), S. Boone* (tracks: 1-1 to 1-13), T. Ziegler (tracks: 1-1 to 1-13)
- Trombone – Doug Wintz (tracks: 1-1 to 1-13), Jim Prindle (tracks: 1-1 to 1-13)
- Trumpet – Curt Sletten (tracks: 1-1 to 1-13), Ron Robbins (tracks: 1-1 to 1-13)
- Written-By, Composed By, Producer, Guitar, Bass, Organ, Piano, Vibraphone, Percussion, Arranged By, Mixed By, Mastered By – Shuggie Otis
|88697747002||Shuggie Otis||Inspiration Information + Wings Of Love (CD, Album, RE + CD, Album)||Epic||88697747002||US||2013|
|189||Shuggie Otis||Inspiration Information + Wings Of Love (CD, Album, Promo, RE + CD, Album)||Epic, Legacy, Sony Music||189||Europe||2013|
|88883700622||Shuggie Otis||Inspiration Information + Wings Of Love (CD, Album, RE + CD, Album)||Epic||88883700622||Australasia||2013|