Can You Do Me Good?

Can You Do Me Good?

by Del Amitri

CD

Overview

There certainly is a randy sentiment within the title of Del Amitri's sixth album, something that suggests seduction and romance, and the band does follow through on the promise of Can You Do Me Good? -- at least to a certain extent. From the moment the opening track, "Just Before You Leave," begins, it's clear that there is a subtle smooth soul vibe here, taken partially from Al Green and Marvin Gaye. This doesn't mean that this is a soul record, but that spirit certainly informs much of this record, even though the band never really abandons the clean, sweet, melodic spirit that informs all their work. They even rock a little harder, as on "Wash Her Away," but not so much to change the spirit or attitude of the album, which remains very similar to all Del Amitri records -- apart from that sultry soul feeling that seeps through on enough of the tracks to give it a distinctive character. And that's quite welcome, actually.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/30/2002
Label: Universal Import
UPC: 0606949321628
catalogNumber: 493216

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Del Amitri   Primary Artist
Rudy Bird   Percussion
Justin Currie   Bass,Vocals
Kris Dollimore   Guitar,Background Vocals
Iain Harvie   Guitar,Background Vocals
Mark Price   Drums,Loops
Chris Komer   French Horn
Andy Alston   Organ,Synthesizer,Piano
Chris Elliott   Trombone,Cello
Matthew Rubano   Bass
Joe Tomino   Drum Loop
Big Kev   Bass

Technical Credits

Chris Cameron   String Arrangements
Justin Currie   Acoustic Treatments
Kris Dollimore   Acoustic Treatments
Iain Harvie   Programming,Acoustic Treatments
Peter Smith   Producer
Gavyn Wright   Orchestra Leader
Commissioner Gordon   Producer
Jonathan Quarmby   Producer
Stylorouge   Art Direction
Jamie Siegel   Engineer
Kevin Bacon   Producer

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