Monday, April 24, 2017

Billy Ocean – Stay The Night (GTO)

Although the vox populi would opt for cuts such as ‘Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)’ and ‘When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going’ in addition to ‘Get Out Of My Dreams’ and ‘Love Really Hurts Without You’, Billy Ocean‘s repertoire was way wider than this string of commercial hits. His vocal skills allowing him to express himself in varied styles, from ballads (‘Suddenly’) to solid grooves (‘Are You Ready’, ‘Nights (Feel Like Getting Down)’) including this funky bass led jam, produced by British drummer songwriter Nigel Martinez, Taken from his 1981 released ‘Nights (Feel Like Getting Down)’ album.
Trinidad & Tobago-born Billy Ocean, not only happened to introduce R&B in the UK. He managed to be the #1 R&B singer in the country during the 80’s…

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