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Album Review

Universal Masters Collection, released in Europe, is much like the 20th Century Masters set released in the U.S. It's dominated by the Compass Point sessions assisted by Sly & Robbie (also featuring the keyboard wizardry of the great Wally Badarou) and cuts off before 1985's Slave to the Rhythm. So most of the essential singles are here, including "Pull Up to the Bumper," "Warm Leatherette," "Love Is the Drug," "Nipple to the Bottle," and "I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango)." Though the Compass Point material makes for the bulk of her most creative and best-known material, her first three albums released during the tail end of the '70s (with production work from disco pioneer Tom Moulton) could use a little more attention.

Biography

Born: 19 May 1948 in Spanish Town, Jamaica

Genre: Pop

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Grace Jones was one of the more unforgettable artists to emerge from New York City's hedonistic Studio 54 disco scene of the late '70s. Born in Spanish Town, Jamaica, Jones was raised in a strict and devoutly Pentecostal household by her parents, who eventually moved to the U.S. and left Jones and her siblings in the care of their grandmother and an abusive step-grandfather. At the age of 13, the Jones children joined their parents in the States. Jones studied theater at Syracuse University before...
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