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Patti Austin is the fifth studio album by American R&B singer Patti Austin, released on March 5, 1984, by Qwest Records. Track listing Side one "It's Gonna Be Special" (Clif Magness, Glen Ballard) – 4:17 "Rhythm of the Street" (Jeffrey Cohen, Preston Glass, Narada Michael Walden) – 4:00 "All Behind Us Now" (David Pack) – 4:59 "Hot! In the Flames of Love" (Cohen, Glass, Walden) – 3:59 "Change Your Attitude" (Magness, Ballard) – 3:41Side two "Shoot The Moon" (Ballard, Magness) – 3:35 "I've Got My Heart Set on You" (David Bryant, Diane Warren) – 4:12 "Fine Fine Fella (Got to Have You)" (Ollie E. Brown, Attala Zane Giles, Phillip Ingram) – 4:34 "Starstruck" (Glass, Dwayne Simmons, Walden) – 4:28 "Any Way You Can" (Pack, Michael McDonald) – 4:31Personnel Credits are adapted from the Patti Austin liner notes. Patti Austin – lead vocals, backing vocals (1, 3, 5, 6) John Van Tongeren – keyboards (1, 6), synthesizers (1), additional keyboards (5), sequencing (6), bass (6) Preston Glass – acoustic piano (2, 4), backing vocals (2, 4, 9) David Sancious – keyboards (2, 4, 9), synthesizers (2, 4, 9) Greg Phillinganes – keyboards (3), keyboard arrangements (3) David Pack – synthesizers (3), guitar (3), keyboard arrangements (3), rhythm arrangements (3), synth solo (10) Tommy Faragher – keyboards (5), sequencing (5), bass (5) John Barnes – keyboards (7), synthesizers (7) Rex Salas – acoustic piano (8), synthesizers (8) Victor Feldman – grand piano (10), Fender Rhodes (10), piano arrangements (10) Michael McDonald – Fender Rhodes (10) Clif Magness – guitar (1, 5, 6), rhythm arrangements (1), arrangements (5, 6), percussion (6) Corrado Rustici – guitar (2, 4, 9) Paul Jackson Jr. – guitar (5) Tommy Organ – lead guitar solo (5) Zane Giles – backing vocals (7, 8), guitar (8), BGV arrangements (8) Josef Parson – guitar (8) Randy Jackson – bass (2, 4, 9), Pro One bass (2), Simmons drums (2) Nathan East – bass (3) Cornelius Mims – bass (7, 8) Chuck Domanico – bass (10) Narada Michael Walden – drums (2, 4, 9), percussion (4), OB-Xa bass (9), Simmons drums (9) John Robinson – drums (3, 10) Ollie E. Brown – drums (7, 8), percussion (7, 8), Simmons drums (7), rhythm arrangements (7, 8), BGV arrangements (7, 8), special effects (8), synthesizer arrangements (8) Frank Martin – DMX sequencing (9) Paulinho da Costa – percussion (1, 3) Armando Peraza – cuica (2) Raul Rekow – congas (2) Orestes Vilato – cowbell (2), timbales (2) Steve Forman – percussion (6) Kim Hutchcroft – tenor saxophone (1) Larry Williams – alto saxophone (1), synthesizers (8) Ernie Watts – tenor saxophone (3) Marc Russo – horns (4), sax solo (4) Bill Reichenbach Jr. – trombone (7) Gary Grant – trumpet (1, 7) Jerry Hey – trumpet (1, 7), horn arrangements (1, 3, 7), additional keyboard arrangements (5), synthesizer arrangements (8), flugelhorn (10) Glen Ballard – rhythm arrangements (1), arrangements (5, 6) Marty Paich – string arrangements and conductor (3, 10) Angela Bofill – backing vocals (2, 4, 9) Jim Gilstrap – backing vocals (2, 4, 9) Myrna Matthews – backing vocals (2, 4, 9) Sheree Brown – backing vocals (7, 8) Phillip Ingram – backing vocals (7, 8), BGV arrangements (7, 8) Josie James – backing vocals (7) Kevin T. Jones – backing vocals (7) Paulette McWilliams – backing vocals (7, 8) Siedah Garrett – backing vocals (8)Production Executive Producers – Quincy Jones and Ed Eckstine Producers – Quincy Jones (Track 1); Narada Michael Walden (Tracks 2, 4 & 9); David Pack (Tracks 3 & 10); Clif Magness (Track 5); Glen Ballard (Tracks 5 & 6); Ollie E. Brown (Tracks 7 & 8). Engineers – Tommy Vicari (Track 1); David Frazer (Tracks 2, 4 & 9); Tom Perry (Track 3); Michael Verdick (Tracks 3 & 10); Ian Eales (Tracks 5 & 6); Steve Halquist (Tracks 7 & 8); Al Schmitt (Track 10). Assistant Engineers – Mitch Gibson (Tracks 1, 5 & 6); Barbara Rooney (Track 1); John Nowland (Tracks 2, 4 & 9); Paul Erickson (Tracks 5 & 6); Mike Ross (Tracks 5 & 6); David Marquette (Track 6). Mixing – Tommy Vicari (Track 1); Michael Verdick (Tracks 3 & 10); Ian Eales (Tracks 5 & 6); Ollie E. Brown and Steve Halquist (Tracks 7 & 8). Recorded and Mixed at Ameraycan Studios, Hollywood Sound Recorders, Soundcastle, Weddington Studios and Sunset Sound (Hollywood, CA); The Complex (Los Angeles, CA); The Automatt (San Francisco, CA); Channel Recording (Burbank, CA). Strings on Tracks 3 & 10 recorded at Ocean Way Recording (Los Angeles, CA). Editing – Ian Eales, Ed Eckstine and Clif Magness. Additional Technical Supervision – Ed Eckstine Originally mastered by Steve Hall at Future Disc (North Hollywood, CA). Remastered by Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound (New York, NY). Design – Jeri McManus and Mark Larsen Hand Tinting – Dennis Keeley Photography – Gary HeeryReferences External links Patti Austin at Discogs (list of releases). Discover the Patti Larsen popular books. Find the top 100 most popular Patti Larsen books.

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  • Something Borrowed, Something Blue and Murder synopsis, comments

    Something Borrowed, Something Blue and Murder

    Patti Larsen

    An old kind of newCrew closed the distance between us, my head suddenly tucked under his chin, hands pressing me to him, rocking me gently, softly while he whispered my name in my ...

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    Coffee, Tea or Murder Me

    Patti Larsen

    A trendy diner, troublesome local and murder!When her friend opens a diner in their hometown, Persephone is the first one there to support her. But when a local bully decides he li...

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    Murder and Mice and Everything Vice

    Patti Larsen

    Holistic therapist Persephone Pringle thought she’d be spending the weekend on Brightpoint Island helping guests with their troubles, not solving a murder! But when one of the atte...

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    Flesh and Blood

    Patti Larsen

    When Syd’s father uses blood magic to return to Demonicon, he not only seals his own fate, a death sentence, he transfers all of his remaining power into the demon cat, Sassafras. ...

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    Pirate Gold and Murder

    Patti Larsen

    A swashbuckling kind of lifeI could honestly say there was nothing more incredible than opening my eyes to find a pair of gorgeous blue ones staring right back at me. I’d been enjo...

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    Te-Kill-Ya Sunrise

    Patti Larsen

    Tequila is a terrible way to go…The young woman who’d ordered the double shot margarita took it with wide eyes and a thumbs up as she sampled it through the straw, walking back tow...

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    Patti Larsen

    What if Death fell in love with Life and they had a daughter...?Her unique parentage ensures Eve isn't like her angel siblings. She brings Death at the beginning of Life and Life t...

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    Queen of Darkness

    Patti Larsen

    Trial by Vampire“We are within our rights to bring you here without your permission.” The vampire Queen finally spoke, tearing my gaze from the others. I focused on her as she went...

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    All In and Death

    Patti Larsen

    When Fee is hired as extra security for a poker tournament, she fully expects to learn a thing or two. Trouble is, when one of the players dies during play, she not only has to use...

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    The Wild

    Patti Larsen

    Syd has what she's always wanted. Thanks to her demon's sacrifice, she is finally normal. Why then does she want her magic back so badly? Her loss couldn't come at a worse time. A ...

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    Merry Little Mystic Murder

    Patti Larsen

    Do you have any idea how hard it is to focus on spell casting with Jingle Bells running in your head?Hard. Trust me on that.Still, this was my favorite part, despite the subject an...

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    Dead As A Doornail

    Patti Larsen

    Georgia Drake, Just FolksI unloaded my bags from the back of Olive’s light blue hatchback, waving at the happy pair as I headed down my walkway to the house, loaded with a rather e...

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    Unseelie Ties

    Patti Larsen

    Unseelie TiesAn Unwelcome GuestThis had to be very bad or Mom wouldn't be soft shoeing her way around me.“Mom,” I said.“I'm sorry, Syd,” she said. “I'm under a great deal of pressu...

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    Drop Dead Gorgeous

    Patti Larsen

    A Model’s Life“I would die, just die, for these cheekbones, darling.” The stylist’s enthusiasm gushed through his aura as much as it emerged from his mouth, his perfect set of vene...

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    Ancient Ways

    Patti Larsen

    Under AttackSyd! I knew that voice, the power behind it. I pulled back just in time, only a heartbeat before I blew Mia's mind into a gazillion fragments.Help me Syd please help th...

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    Light and Shadow

    Patti Larsen

    Come the BrotherhoodYou must be careful. I turn toward the voice, see a shape floating next to me in the dark, glowing softly iridescent, all the colors of the rainbow and others f...

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    The Long Lost

    Patti Larsen

    Syd’s worst fear has come trueQuaid found his family and chose them over her. Not to be outdone, her friends are going their separate ways, her foundation falling out from beneath ...

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    Dark Promise

    Patti Larsen

    Dark PromiseMurder Most Foul“Ahbi!” I was moving before I knew it, stumbling to fall on my abused knees at her side, where my grandmother laid facedown. I reached for her, desperat...

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    Ganache and Fondant and Murder

    Patti Larsen

    A fifth cozy mystery installment to die for!A Tasty Kind of AfternoonNot to be indelicate about it, but if Mom made me eat one more bite of cake, I was going to throw up. I’d hones...

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    Inquiring Minds and Death

    Patti Larsen

    Now a fully licensed PI and working her own cases, Fee’s professional future comes into question once again with the discovery of an opponent’s body. She quickly uncovers ties to o...

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    Full Circle

    Patti Larsen

    The Enforcers ComethThe moment my hand touched the handle, I felt Quaid enter the back yard, just like always. But if it wasn’t him on the other side of the kitchen door, who was? ...

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    Mind Your Own Murder

    Patti Larsen

    A beach retreat, a neighborly dispute and murder!Persephone Pringle is 50, newly (and happily!) divorced and on a private, monthlong retreat to find herself again. But when both se...

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    Guns and Ammo and Murder

    Patti Larsen

    An anxious kind of month“Any new threats against you?” Pamela seemed eager for my answer while I tsked at her.“Are you actually asking me if I’ve had any further nasty messages lef...

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    Whips and Spurs and Murder

    Patti Larsen

    An epic kind of yearThere were times when I made truly bad choices in life, moments when I knew better but I just couldn’t seem to help myself. You know what I mean, right? How log...

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    Family Magic

    Patti Larsen

    WORLD'S BEST STORY 2014Magic? Check. High school cheerbullies? Check. Impending evil? You betcha. She’s so doomed…While Sydlynn Hayle might be her coven's heir, her reluctance to a...

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    Ropes and Trees and Murder

    Patti Larsen

    A sixth cozy mystery installment to die for!A Dangling Kind of Minute"Have dinner with me tonight." The gruffness of Crew's voice made me shiver all over, especially when he didn't...

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    Better Bones and Gardens

    Patti Larsen

    A flower festival, a poisonous plot and murder!Thalia Vesterville’s passion for flowers prompts her to host a brandnew festival on her estate. But when Persephone volunteers to hel...

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    The After Hours Deception

    Patti Larsen

    Petal Morgan finds herself, at twentyeight, not only without any sort of compass leading her to her lifelong dream (she has as yet to identify), not to mention the student loans st...

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    Anchors Away and Murder

    Patti Larsen

    A seventh cozy mystery installment to die for!A Crewless Kind of Week“Good morning, Sheriff. How’s Montpelier?” He and Jill were at a conference in the state capital, gone since la...

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    First Plane

    Patti Larsen

    Welcome to Demonicon“I am Pagomaris, first aide to Ruler. I’m thrilled to have you both here. It’s my responsibility to ensure you are presentable for the parade.”Presentable? Para...

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    Demon Child

    Patti Larsen

    Now that the rift between Syd and her demon is growing wider, becoming normal is finally a real possibility. But Syd is having second thoughts. A vampire kidnaps her little sister,...

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    Ghosts and Goblins and Murder

    Patti Larsen

    A Séance Kind of EveningIt was almost as if someone wrapped the room in a cold hand, chill in the air triggering goosebumps on my skin. I caught motion in the corner of my eye, tur...

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    Dead Even

    Patti Larsen

    Come to Whitewitch Island, they said. A nice place to retire, they said…Who knew I owned so much stuff? Or that it would take up all this space in so many boxes I could barely navi...

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    Bed and Breakfast and Murder

    Patti Larsen

    A Poo Poo Kind of MorningI tried not to look down the mouth of hell staring back at me from inside the glaringly pristine outer ceramic shell of the white throne, my throat catchin...

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    Fame and Fortune and Murder

    Patti Larsen

    An Insulting Kind of DayI skipped around a small stack of pylons while my deputy cousin unloaded more of the same from the back of the sheriff’s pickup. I beamed at Robert Carlisle...

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    Urn Your Keep

    Patti Larsen

    A last will and testament, a race to win the inheritance and murder!When Calliope’s best friend, Thalia, asks for help, Persephone says yes immediately. Her first real encounter wi...

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    Patti Larsen

    The Call of the SidheThe Gate awaits me, shining splendor glowing in the pale light. I look up, see the moon hanging over me, full and bloated, speaking a promise of freedom.The ot...

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    Dead and Buried

    Patti Larsen

    Hello there, Ms. PopularityThe older woman waved with happy enthusiasm from the other side of the restaurant patio’s railing, beaming a smile in my direction as she walked past. I ...

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    Divided Heart

    Patti Larsen

    College BoundI grunted from the weight of the suitcase as I heaved it out of the back of the van. What had I packed again? I didn't remember it being this heavy when I loaded it in...

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    Deck The Halls and Murder

    Patti Larsen

    A cozy kind of ChristmasThe annual Christmas parade and tree lighting is interrupted when a corpserather than Santatakes center stage. With her father’s investigation into the orig...

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    Tropical Destinations and Death

    Patti Larsen

    When Fee and Daisy take a wellearned vacation on a private resort island, the intrusion of a third wheel distracts while Fee struggles to reconnect with her bestie. Trouble is, whe...

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    Out With The Old and Death

    Patti Larsen

    When Fee and Crew are invited to a New Year’s Eve soiree at Emile and Daisy’s amazing penthouse, the last thing she wants is to get dolled up and pretend to have a good time when s...

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    Social Medium

    Patti Larsen

    All In A Day’s HauntingI’d come to terms with what Sadie Hatch did to me five years ago, setting me up to take the fall for her blackmail scheme the way she did. I’d had time, my s...

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    The Hothouse Deception

    Patti Larsen

    Petal’s digging into another mystery, this time hired by the police department to investigate a program aimed to assist exconvicts to gain new skills. But when one of the staff at ...

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    Clone Three

    Patti Larsen

    She must risk everything. She must remember. She must survive.Clone Three wakes in a decaying city she is sure doesn’t match the one she came from. If only she could remember. She ...