Quincy Jones: The Dude 1981 (Hybrid SACD) HiRES 96/24 2022 Release Date: 6/17/2022

Intervention Records is thrilled to announce the newest release in it's (Re)Discover Series, Quincy Jones' 1981 visionary masterpiece 'The Dude' on hybrid CD/SACD.

FEATURING SMASH HITS: 'Just Once' and 'One Hundred Ways' 'The Dude is a Quincy Jones solo project in name, but this post-disco pop-soul cornucopia of groove resonates as a testament to his ear for anticipating new sounds.' -Pitchfork '... a cross-cultural success blending jazz, Latin music, soul ballads, and straight pop... The Dude is an outstanding collection that was massively influential on the '80s R&B scene.' - AllMusic Legendary over decades as a composer, producer and performer, Quincy Jones changed the face of pop music in the early 1980s. A commercial and critical smash,

'The Dude' is the album Jones released in between producing Michael Jackson's 1979 breakthrough 'Off the Wall' and 1982's monster follow-up 'Thriller,' the best-selling non-compilation of all time. 'The Dude's' lineup of writers and players is a staggering who's who of 70s and 80s pop and R&B, including Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Michael Jackson, James Ingram, Patti Austin and more. 3 Singles from the album charted in the US Top 40, including the smash hits 'Just Once' and 'One Hundred Ways.' 'The Dude' was nominated for 12 Grammy Awards, winning for Best Instrumental Arrangement, Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, and Best Instrumental Arrangement. James Ingram's vocal performances from 'The Dude' earned him 3 of his own Grammy nominations and a win for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for One Hundred Ways.'


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