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Nu Shooz - Poolside FLAC album

Performer: Nu Shooz
Genre: Electronic
Title: Poolside
Country: US
Released: 1986
Style: Electro, Synth-pop
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The Oregon husband and wife duo of Nu Shooz made a quick impact on the pop and R&B/dance scene in the late '80s with their debut release on Atlantic. It had a coy charm, fueled by the successful singles "I Can't Wait" and "Point Of No Return. Valerie Day's voice had a bubbly innocence and was mixed in such a way that it sounded almost ethereal.

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Nu Shooz ‎– Poolside. Label: Atlantic ‎– 781 647-1, Atlantic ‎– WX 60. Format: Vinyl, LP, Album. Country: UK & Europe. The album version of 'I Can't Wait' is so fashionable it hurts. The vocals and synth have got to be the most stylish ever heard in any avant garde disco track. Love It! Reply Notify me 2 Helpful.

Producers John Smith (Nu Shooz) & Rick Waritz. Writers John Smith (Nu Shooz) & Rick Waritz. Remixed by Peter Slaghuis. More Nu Shooz albums.

Poolside is a 1986 album by the American pop–Latin freestyle–electronic dance music group Nu Shooz. It was released on Atlantic Records in the . At the time, the band was creating music in both the synthpop and freestyle genres. It was the band's first major-label release (an earlier album, Can't Turn It Off, was released by the Nebula Circle label in 1982 and a not-heavily promoted EP, Tha's Right was released in 1985), and it was responsible for its breakthrough on the pop and dance charts in both the United States and the United Kingdom.

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Point of No Return" is the title of the second single taken from the Nu Shooz album Poolside. The song spent one week at on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart in September 1986. It also peaked at on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and on the R&B chart in the . as well as topping out at on the UK singles chart. The song was mixed by Shep Pettibone.

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A1 Lost Your Number
Mixed By – Shep PettiboneWritten-By – John Smith
A2 I Can't Wait
Backing Vocals – Lori LamphearMixed By – Pieter Slaghuis*Saxophone – Danny SchaufflerWritten-By – John Smith
A3 Don't Let Me Be The One
Mixed By – Shep PettiboneWritten-By – John Smith
A4 Goin' Thru The Motions
Mixed By – Freddy BastoneWritten-By – John Smith , Valerie Day
B1 You Put Me In A Trance
Mixed By – Tim Regisford*Written-By – Caton Lyles*, John Smith
B2 Point Of No Return
Mixed By – Shep PettiboneWritten-By – John Smith , Valerie Day
B3 Secret Message
Mixed By – Freddy BastoneWritten-By – J. Lorber*, J. Smith*, L. Livermore*
B4 Don't You Be Afraid
Mixed By – Tim Regisford*Written-By – John Smith

Companies, etc.

  • Made By – Warner-Pioneer Corporation


  • Arranged By [Additional Rhythm Arrangements] – Jeff Lorber
  • Art Direction [Art Director] – Bob Defrin
  • Artwork By [Cover Illustration] – Javier Romero
  • Backing Vocals – Shannon Day, Valerie Day
  • Bass – Gary Fountaine, Nate Phillips*
  • Drums – Marty Higgins
  • Engineer – Bobby Warner, Ellen Fitton, Fritz Richmond, Jim Rodgers, Mike Moore , Stephen Shelton , Tchad Blake
  • Engineer [Mix Down] – Andy Wallace, Jay Mark, Joe Arlotta, Mike Moore
  • Guitar – John Smith
  • Keyboards – Jeff Lorber, John Smith , Ron Regan, Steve Reid
  • Management – Rick Waritz
  • Mastered By – Dennis King
  • Producer – John Smith , Rick Waritz
  • Producer [Associate] – Jeff Lorber, Marlon McClain, Shep Pettibone
  • Saxophone – Ron Regan
  • Trumpet – Lewis Livermore
  • Vocals, Percussion – Valerie Day


Recorded at Sunset Sound Factory, L.A.; Atlantic Studios, NYC; Lorber Studio, L.A.; Cascade Recording, Portland, OR & Spectrum Studios, Portland, OR.
Mastered at Atlantic Studios, NYC.
All songs Published by Poolside Music, BMI.

(P) 1986 Atlantic Recording Corporation for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States.
A2 - (P) 1985

(C) 1986 Atlantic Recording Corporation

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side One): P-13332-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Two): P-13332-2
  • Rights Society: JASRAC
  • Barcode: T4988014423618

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
81647-1, 7 81647-1 Nu Shooz Poolside ‎(LP, Album, SP) Atlantic, Atlantic 81647-1, 7 81647-1 US 1986
195130 Nu Shooz Poolside ‎(Cass, Album) Atlantic 195130 Chile 1986
81647-1, OWT-421 Nu Shooz Poolside ‎(Cass, Album) Atlantic, Oasis WEA Korea 81647-1, OWT-421 South Korea 1986
A1 81647 Nu Shooz Poolside ‎(LP, Album, Club) Atlantic A1 81647 US 1986
7 81647-2 Nu Shooz Poolside ‎(CD, Album) Atlantic 7 81647-2 France 1986