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Candy Girl (album)

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Released  March 1, 1983
Candy Girl (1983)  New Edition (1984)
Release date  1983
Length  43:40
Artist  New Edition
Label  Streetwise
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Recorded  July 1982 – February 1983
Producer  Maurice Starr (also exec.), Arthur Baker, Paul McCraven (exec.)
Genres  Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues, Pop music, Soul music
Similar  New Edition albums, Contemporary R&B albums

Candy girl official video new edition 1983

Candy Girl is a debut album of New Edition, released by Streetwise Records on March 1, 1983. The album was produced by Maurice Starr and Arthur Baker.


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Production and conception

The title song was written and produced by Maurice Starr after seeing New Edition perform at a talent show in 1982. He signed them and had them record "Candy Girl" in a small studio in Roxbury, Massachusetts in 1982. The band members were between the ages of 13-15 when the song was released.

Track listing

All songs written by Maurice Starr and Michael Jonzun, except where noted.

  • ^a signifies a co-producer
  • Personnel

  • Arthur Baker – executive producer, producer, mixer, Roland and Linn drums, sound effects
  • Maurice Starr – producer, arrangement, mixer, bass guitar, lead guitar, synthesizer, Fender Rhodes, acoustic piano, drums, vocoder
  • Paul McCraven – executive producer
  • Michael Jonzun – co-arrangement
  • Fred Torchio – recording
  • James Mace – recording
  • Frank Heller – engineer, mix engineer, tambourine
  • Bobby Brown – lead and backing vocals
  • Michael Bivins – lead and backing vocals
  • Ralph Tresvant – lead and backing vocals
  • Ricky Bell – lead and backing vocals
  • Ronnie DeVoe – lead and backing vocals
  • Tina B. – additional vocals
  • Bashiri Johnson – percussion
  • Jimmy Johnson Jr. – percussion
  • Gordon Worthy – keyboards
  • Songs

    1Gimme Your Love4:18
    2She Gives Me a Bang4:01
    3Is This the End4:14


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