No Secrets

No Secrets

by Carly SimonCarly Simon

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Overview

Carly Simon's best album, No Secrets was also her commercial breakthrough, topping the charts and going gold, along with its leadoff single, "You're So Vain." That song set the album's saucy tone, with its air of sexually frank autobiography ("You had me several years ago/When I was still quite naïve") and its reflections on the jet-set lifestyle. But Simon's honesty meant that her lyrical knife was double-edged; now that she felt she had found true love ("The Right Thing to Do," another Top Ten hit, was her celebration of her relationship with James Taylor), she was as willing to acknowledge her own mistakes and regrets as she was to point fingers. But it wasn't only Simon's forthrightness that made the album work; it was also Richard Perry's simple, elegant pop
ock production, which gave Simon's music a buoyancy it previously lacked. And Perry paid particular attention to Simon's vocals in a way that made her more engaging (or at least less grating) to listen to.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/18/2016
Label: Mobile Fidelity
UPC: 0821797216760
catalogNumber: 2167
Rank: 11385

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Carly Simon   Primary Artist,Acoustic Guitar,Piano,Vocals,Background Vocals
Paul McCartney   Background Vocals
James Taylor   Background Vocals
Bonnie Bramlett   Background Vocals
Lowell George   Slide Guitar
Nicky Hopkins   Piano
Doris Troy   Background Vocals
Jim Keltner   Drums
Jim Gordon   Drums
Vicki Brown   Background Vocals
Paul Buckmaster   Conductor,Background Vocals,Choir Conductor
Ray Cooper   Conga
David Henshaw   ARP
Kirby Johnson   Conductor,Electric Piano
Bobby Keys   Tenor Saxophone
Andy Newmark   Drums
Bill Payne   Organ
Richard Perry   Percussion
Liza Strike   Background Vocals
Klaus Voormann   Bass
Paul Keough   Acoustic Guitar
Jimmy Ryan   Acoustic Guitar,Bass,Bass Guitar,Electric Guitar
Peter Robinson   Piano

Technical Credits

Carly Simon   Arranger,Composer,String Arrangements
James Taylor   Composer
Billy Mernit   Composer
Mark Berry   Engineer
Paul Buckmaster   Orchestration,String Arrangements,Orchestral Arrangements,Synthesizer Arrangements,Choir Arrangement,Woodwind Arrangement,String Conductor
Robin Geoffrey Cable   Engineer
Ed Caraeff   Cover Photo
Kirby Johnson   Horn Arrangements,String Arrangements,Woodwind Arrangement,Horn Conductor,String Conductor
Richard Perry   Producer
Peter Simon   Sleeve Photo
Robert L. Heimall   Art Direction
Jacob Brackman   Composer

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