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Encyclopedia > Self control
Self Control
Self Control cover
Studio album by Laura Branigan
Released April 1984
Genre Pop / Rock
Length 40:01
Label Atlantic
Producer(s) Robbie Buchanan,
Jack White
Professional reviews

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Laura Branigan chronology
Branigan 2
(1983)
Self Control
(1984)
Hold Me
(1985)
For other uses, see Self control (disambiguation).

Self Control is the third album by singer Laura Branigan, released in 1984 (see 1984 in music). Branigan 2 is the second album by singer Laura Branigan, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). ... Hold Me is the fourth album by singer Laura Branigan, released in 1985 (see 1985 in music). ... Look up self control in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... An album or record album is a collection of related audio or music tracks distributed to the public. ... A singer is a musician who uses his or her voice to produce music. ... Laura Branigan (July 3, 1957 – August 26, 2004) was a popular American singer/actress from Brewster, New York, best known in the U.S. for the song Gloria (1982). ... See also: 1980s in music. ...


The striking production and sensuous, half-whispered vocals of the title track off Branigan's third album took the world by storm. The song became the singer's biggest international hit, topping the charts on several continents and becoming an anthem on radios and dance floors across the world, most notably West Germany, where she spent seven weeks with it at number one. Further pop, dance floor and adult contemporary hits off the album included the melodic electropop of "The Lucky One" (her soaring vocal won her a Tokyo Music Festival prize), the continental ballad "Ti Amo" (a number two hit in Australia), and the club hit "Satisfaction." Self Control was featured on an episode of Miami Vice. Electropop (also called Technopop) is a form of synth pop music that is made with synthesizers, and which first flourished from 1978 to 1981. ... Miami Vice S4 is out on uk DVD 13TH AUGUST For the 2006 movie, see Miami Vice (film). ...

Contents

Track listing

  1. "The Lucky One" (Roberts) – 4:10
  2. "Self Control" (Bigazzi, Piccolo, Riefoli) – 4:08
  3. "Ti Amo" (Bigazzi, Tozzi, Warren) – 4:18
  4. "Heart" (Cain, Hartman) – 4:08
  5. "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" (Goffin, King) – 3:26
  6. "Satisfaction" (Dietrich, Grabowski, Simons, Spiro, Warren) – 3:56
  7. "Silent Partners" (Doctor, Warren) – 4:10
  8. "Breaking Out" (Doctor, Warren) – 3:50
  9. "Take Me" (Kipner, Parker) – 3:43
  10. "With Every Beat of My Heart" (Kaleth, Mitchell) – 4:12

Self Control is the name of an international hit song recorded in 1984 by Laura Branigan, also known for the hit Gloria, as well as the album on which it appears. ... Will You Love Me Tomorrow is the title of a song written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King. ... Gerry Goffin (born February 11, 1939) is an American lyricist. ... Carole King (born February 9, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. ...

Personnel

  • Laura Branigan – vocals
  • Beth Anderson – vocals, background vocals
  • Robbie Buchanan – synthesizer, piano
  • Bill Champlin – vocals, background vocals
  • Joe Chemay – vocals, background vocals
  • Nathan East – bass
  • Harold Faltermeyer – synthesizer
  • Tommy Funderburk – vocals, background vocals
  • Steve George – vocals, background vocals
  • Jim Haas – background vocals
  • Dann Huff – guitar
  • Paul Jackson Jr. – guitar
  • Jon Joyce – vocals, background vocals
  • Tom Kelly – vocals, background vocals
  • Michael Landau – guitar
  • Richard Page – vocals, background vocals
  • Cesar Garcia – vocals, background vocals
  • Bartholomew DeVoygeur – vocals, background vocals
  • Myrdyn Gaad – vocals, background vocals
  • Joe Pizzulo – vocals, background vocals
  • John "J.R." Robinson – drums
  • Carlos Vega – drums
  • Larry Williams – saxophone

In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... A synthesizer (or synthesiser) is an electronic musical instrument designed to produce electronically generated sound, using techniques such as additive, subtractive, FM, physical modelling synthesis, phase distortion, or Scanned synthesis. ... A short grand piano, with the top up. ... The electric bass guitar (or electric bass) is an electrically-amplified string instrument played with the fingers by plucking, slapping, or using a pick. ... Harold Faltermeyer (born October 5, 1952 in Munich) is a German musician and moreover composer. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... For other kinds of drums, see drum (disambiguation). ... The saxophone (colloquially referred to as sax) is a conical-bored instrument of the woodwind family, usually made of brass and played with a single-reed mouthpiece like the clarinet. ...

Production

  • Producers: Robbie Buchanan, Jack White

Charts

Album

Year Chart Position
1984 The Billboard 200 23

Singles

Year Single Chart Position
1984 "Self Control" The Billboard Hot 100 4
1984 "Self Control" Dance/Disco 2
1984 "Self Control" Adult Contemporary 5
1984 "The Lucky One" The Billboard Hot 100 20
1984 "The Lucky One" Dance/Disco 10
1984 "The Lucky One" Adult Contemporary 13
1984 "Ti Amo" The Billboard Hot 100 55
1984 "Ti Amo" Adult Contemporary 22
1984 "Satisfaction" Dance/Disco 24

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