Sheila E. – lead vocals, percussion, director; Jesse Johnson – guitars; David Coleman – cello on "Oliver's House" and "The Glamorous Life" Nick DeCaro – accordion on "Next Time Wipe the Lipstick Off Your Collar" Jill Jones aka J.J. – background vocals on "The Glamorous Life", "The … !--the rest, as they say, was history!

The resulting record, The Glamorous Life, was produced by Prince under the pseudonym the Starr Company, and all six tracks were written by Prince.The album was a wild success, with the title track leaping into the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and it brought Sheila a new level of visibility and acclaim in the music industry. Descriptif de l'album. Written-By – Sheila E. 3:50: B1: Oliver's House Cello – David Coleman (2) Vocals [Additional Vocals] – J.J.* Written-By – Sheila E. 6:20: B2: Next Time Wipe The Lipstick Off Your Collar Accordion – Nick DeCaro Violin [Violinist] – Novi Novog Written-By – Brenda Bennett, Sheila E. 3:50: B3: The Glamorous Life Sheila E. & The E-Train. The title track is a tour de force in both Minneapolis and 80's funk! Two singles were released from the album in the US, "Hold Me" and "Koo Koo". "The Glamorous Life" is the title track and closing song on Sheila E.'s debut solo album, and reached number 7 on the U.S. pop charts, as well as number 1 on the U.S. dance charts, and earned two Grammy Award nominations and three MTV Award nominations.. Sheila E.'s live performances of the song became memorable events, most notably for her percussion solo towards the end of the song.

Sheila E is a wonderful musician and her percussive talents really shine through here on this 6 track album. The Glamorous Life (full title Sheila E. In The Glamorous Life) is the first album by Sheila E..

Credits on the album state that the album was "directed by Sheila E. and The Starr Company", but in fact all six tracks were produced, written, and arranged by Prince (with input and help from Sheila E.). The title track is a tour de force in both Minneapolis and 80's funk! 1987 : Sheila E. 1991 : Sex Cymbal; 2013 : ICON - Prince sur Leader of the band.

"Love on a Blue Train" was the first single released in Japan. This joint used to set the club off back in summer/fall of 1984 along with When Sheila Escovedo started going by Sheila E. and soared to the top of the R&B charts with 1984's "The Glamorous Life," those who didn't know anything about her background assumed that she was just another Vanity or another Apollonia -- in other words, a sexploitive Prince disciple who was entertaining but had limited ability as a vocalist. !--the rest, as they say, was history! Pretty sure this album is called The Glamorous Life. Reply See 3 replies Notify me 1 Helpful [r363044] Release. Sheila E. is the third solo album by Sheila E., released on Paisley Park Records in July 1987. The in bit isn't supposed to be included with the title! 2017 : Iconic : Message 4 America - Avec Ringo Starr, Juan & Pete Escovedo, Greg Phillinganes, George Clinton, Candy Dulfer, etc. Sheila E. 1984 : The Glamorous Life; 1985 : Romance 1600 - Prince, guitare, basse et chœurs sur 3 chansons. Album Description. I was probably one of the first Brits to dive into this album back in the day as I had been a Prince fan from early on in his career and had 'lapped up' everything related to him since then.

Watch the video for The Glamorous Life from Sheila E.'s The Glamorous Life for free, and … Watch the video for The Glamorous Life from Sheila E.'s The Glamorous Life for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. that you hear within this album and placed Sheila E. in the starring role of "The Glamorous Life"! Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The Glamorous Life - Sheila E. on AllMusic - 1984 - When Sheila Escovedo started going by Sheila E.

When Sheila Escovedo started going by Sheila E. and soared to the top of the R&B charts with 1984's "The Glamorous Life," those who didn't know anything about her background assumed that she was just another Vanity or another Apollonia -- in other words, a sexploitive Prince disciple who was entertaining but had limited ability as a vocalist. that you hear within this album and placed Sheila E. in the starring role of "The Glamorous Life"!