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Betty Davis: Is It Love Or Desire

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  • 180g Vinyl
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Summary

Betty Davis was a musical maverick with vision. Image, substance, sex, and grit combined with a badass band that could deliver the funk bed backbone to the sultry music between the sheets. After cutting two notorious discs for the Just Sunshine label (Betty Davis and They Say I'm Different) and Nasty Gal for Island Records, Davis went to work on her most personal and expressive record yet. After capturing 10 hard-hitting tracks in 1976 at the remote Studio In The Country (Louisiana), a creative differences with her then label caused the platter to be unexpectedly shelved. Davis would cut one final album and soon retreat from the music business, completely disappearing from the public eye.

Is It Love Or Desire is a little-known gem in the Davis Catalogue. Mastered from the original tapes, and untouched for over 30 years, this release features detailed liner notes by Oliver Wang (Soul Sides, Betty Davis and They Say I'm Different re-issue contributor) the originally intended artwork housed in a lavishly packaged digipak, rare photos, archival material, and recent interviews with Davis and her skin-tight band Funk House.

Never bootlegged, never released, never heard until now, the secret story of this lost album will finally enter the history books and cement this bold soul sister's contributions to music and popular culture. It's time to get down...

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1. Is It Love Or Desire
Producers: Betty Davis
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2. It's So Good
Producers: Betty Davis
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3. Whorey Angel
Producers: Betty Davis
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4. Crashin' From Passion
Producers: Betty Davis
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5. When Romance Says Goodbye
Producers: Betty Davis
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6. Bottom Of The Barrel
Producers: Betty Davis
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7. Stars Starve, You Know
Producers: Betty Davis
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8. Let's Get Personal
Producers: Betty Davis
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9. Bar Hoppin'
Producers: Betty Davis
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10. For My Man
Producers: Betty Davis
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Name: (Posted: 11/14/2009 3:33:00 PM; Partial IP: .68.109.31)
Location: the-brac-a-lac
Comment: betty davis was way ahead of her time, but luckily she created timelezz music. 2 bad the music biz jerked her, she should have been a big star. she has a great voice & that band is tight.
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