Philip Bailey ‎– Chinese Wall. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. The music seemed very removed from what I was listening to at the time which was for the most part very hardcore funk,R&B and soul. “Easy Lover” is a hit song performed by Philip Bailey and Phil Collins (both born in the same year, 1951), and written by Bailey, Collins, and Nathan East. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Bought it really to replace an original vinyl, because 'easy lover' is one my favourite songs. 2. Select Your Cookie Preferences. I will say one thing for this-the way this album was presented (at least on vinyl) each side-or half if your listening to this CD version starts off with a very obviously pop/rock with a lot of louder guitars and drumming:those two songs being "Photographic Memory" and of course the albums big hit "Easy Lover",the song most people remember from this album and the reason most people probably came into it in the first place. Released in October 1984 on Columbia (catalog no. Sold by GKBookSellers and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1984 Vinyl release of Chinese Wall on Discogs. Philip Bailey - Chinese Wall [New CD] Holland - Import. X. Love Will Find A Way by Philip Bailey Audio CD $10.33. Reviewed in the United States on January 17, 2015. John F. Kennedy quote: When written in Chinese, the word crisis is composed of two characters. This page was last edited on 12 January 2021, at 02:01. Free shipping . OF THE SAME CD SAME SONGS WITH SOME BONUS TRACKS SOL HERE ON AMAZON CALLED Chinese Wall/Inside Out [Import]. Philip Bailey's crowning achievement. The last tune is a great moody version of "Children Of The Ghetto",again an epic song in more of a jazz-funk vein. Chinese Wall is the third solo album by Philip Bailey, released on the Columbia Records label in October 1984. Phil Collins produced, played drums and sang, as part of the backgrounds, on the recording, however the song was not credited as a Bailey and Collins duet. At the time Philip Bailey persuaded Phil Collins to produce his second solo album, Chinese Wall, Collins was among the hottest pop stars in the world. The song appeared on Bailey’s solo album Chinese Wall and was released in November 1984. "For Every Heart That's Been Broken" and "Woman" are both excellent songs that,with the combined sound of the Phenix horns and Philip's jazzy gospel chordal phrasing on the vocals make them both sound like possible EWF outtakes from the, era of their recording career. $23.38. Photogenic Memory 2. 3. Well worth a listen. Walking on a Chinese Walking on a Chinese Wall Watching for the coins to Watching for the coins to fall. Walking On The Chinese Wall 4. I Go Crazy 3. Released: 1984. 4.0 out of 5 stars PHILIP BAILEY - CHINESE WALL. PREVIEW I Go Crazy. "Walking on the Chinese Wall" is a song written by Roxanne Seeman and Billie Hughes. Somehow with the great melody Philip pulls this rather Peter Gabriel sounding tune off very well. It was made in the mid-1980s and has a straightforward pop sound. Have one to sell? Butterfly Spread your painted wings from an answer from the Ching By the stream stretching in the rocks tiger on the mountain-top. "Walking On The Chinese Wall" was the last song chosen for the album. Chinese Wall has been certified gold in the US on March 11, 1985. 1. Verified Purchase. It became the title track of Philip Bailey's Chinese Wall album. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 20, 2009. Free shipping . There was this paranoia that the album would not be played by black stations...The reason I was on the video for "Easy Lover" is that I knew it wouldn't be shown if it was just Phil Bailey. Label: Columbia ‎– FC 39542, Columbia ‎– BFC 39542. This is the standard label design for discs in the 32DP series. Source: Speech, United Negro College Fund, Indianapolis, Indiana, April 12, 1959. The advantage to that, of course, is the exposure it affords, and after the merely modest success of his debut solo album, Continuation, Bailey needed the reflected glory. 4:49 PREVIEW Walking On the Chinese Wall. "Walking On The Chinese Wall" was the last song chosen for the album. Add a gift receipt for easy returns. 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Released 1984. Genres: Pop Soul. But this was an excellent solo album. It also is produced by Phil Collins, who I’ve never been too fond of, and features his voice several times. A must have. $13.99. Reviewed in the United States on July 17, 2012. Picture Information. 2. Philip Bailey - Chinese Wall [New CD] Blu-Spec CD 2, Japan - Import. "[11] Gary Graff of the Detroit Free Press wrote "Earth, Wind & Fire singer Bailey makes a wise bet by enlisting Collins to produce and play on his album. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Home / Rare & Collectable / Philip Bailey – Chinese Wall. It became the title track of Philip Bailey's Chinese Wall album. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Service was good, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 27, 2017. which has a more fluid sound from cut to cut and doesn't have songs with such an obvious pop and rock influence. [1] The album reached number 22 and number 10 on the Billboard 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts respectively and it was ranked as the 63rd most successful album of 1985 on the Billboard 200. The majority of this recording is every bit the regally produced R&B/funk that would be common to find on any EWF release,even during this era. 2. The album reached number 22 and number 10 on the Billboard 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts respectively and it was ranked as the 63rd most successful album of 1985 on the Billboard 200. FC 39542; Vinyl LP). PHILIP BAILEY Walking On A Chinese Wall Lyrics. This item: Chinese Wall by Philip Bailey Audio CD $13.99. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Great Wall 5855 Madison Ave Suite F, Indianapolis, IN 46227 4.55 star star star ... Best Chinese food in Indy!!! Country: US. 1. 10 tracks (49:58). Free shipping . Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, No Import Fees Deposit & $9.98 Shipping to United Kingdom. Chinese Wall: Philip Bailey: Amazon.de: MP3-Downloads. Service was good. Love Will Find A Way by Philip Bailey Audio CD $10.33. 3. As other reviewers have pointed out these songs are not at all indivative of the album as whole and were likely put on to cross the album over to the pop charts. It was recorded by Philip Bailey. Please try again. Philip Bailey – Chinese Wall Album Description. 3. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Same goes for the heavily gospel sounding "Show You The Way To Love" which would not have been out of place on EWF's, from the previous year before this. The advantage to that, of course, is the exposure it affords, and after the merely modest success of his debut solo album, Continuation, Bailey needed the reflected glory. Opens image gallery. Only 2 left in stock - order soon. Really good service. Only 4 left in stock (more on the way). Prodotto arrivato velocissimo, ben confezionato ed in ottimo stato.! Walking on a Chinese Walking on a Chinese wall Watching for the coins to Watching for the coins to fall Butterfly, spread your painted wing Listen free to Philip Bailey – Chinese Wall (Photogenic Memory, I Go Crazy and more). This item: Chinese Wall by Philip Bailey Audio CD $11.05. Reviewed in Italy on 21 July 2017. Overall the sound of this album is quite different from that of Philip's solo debut. Great CD-I bought it for the "Easy Lover" song! PHILIP BAILEY - CHINESE WALL NEW CD. 4. Dreams by Philip Bailey Audio CD $27.71. "[5], Joe Brown of the Washington Post commented "The spirit of Earth, Wind and Fire goes one step beyond on his second solo effort, guided masterfully by Phil Collins, who can't seem to make a misstep these days. At the time Philip Bailey persuaded Phil Collins to produce his second solo album, Chinese Wall, Collins was among the hottest pop stars in the world. PREVIEW Walking On the Chinese Wall. About the Artist 'Chinese Wall' is a solo album by Philip Bailey, originally released in 1984. $11.54. In 1986 the album gave Bailey a Grammy Award nomination for Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male, while "Easy Lover", the duet with Phil Collins(w… According to remarks by Phil Collins, "Bailey got a lot of flak for being produced by someone who is white. Philip Bailey | The Official Website of Philip Bailey 6521 home,page-template,page-template-full_width,page-template-full_width-php,page,page-id-6521,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-3.6.12,vc_responsive 1. Chinese Wall Philip Bailey. Bailey's falsetto soars ethereally (and sometimes scrapes earthily) over Collins' glistening wall of exotic percussion and electronic textures". There are also two somewhat epic songs in the title track which is a seemingly awkward mixture of 80's progressive pop and afrobeat. [8] With a 3 out of 5 stars rating James Henke of Rolling Stone stated "This is not as funky as Earth, Wind and Fire, but it's a hundred times more appealing. Chinese Wall is the third solo album by Philip Bailey, released on the Columbia Records label in October 1984. “CSR COMPACT DISC” repeats in the clear plastic ring at the center, and the matrix code is “32DP-187 11A4 +++++”. Image not available. That aside, give it a bash...it's pretty good. Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Chinese Wall Tracklist. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity. Even so there is a lot of great music here,especially from the mid 80's usually electronic/synthesizer oriented R&B/soul and funk environment so this is more than worth checking out. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 4, 2013. Chinese Wall, an Album by Philip Bailey. The song was a hit in several countries worldwide. Assistant Engineers – Steve Chase, Judy Clapp, Murray Dvorkin and Tom Perry. Philip Bailey Walking On The Chinese Wall, Reviewed in the United States on March 10, 2010, When I first heard this album it was on vinyl when I was seriously into the music of Earth Wind & Fire and to be honest I didn't like it very much. “Chinese Wall” by Philip Bailey has all the characteristics of an album I would normally detest. Management – Cavallo, Ruffalo and Fargnoli Management. Philip Bailey - Walking On The Chinese Wall Lyrics. Prices are hidden. Find album release information for Chinese Wall - Philip Bailey on AllMusic ... 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