Obsession is an album by Bob James. It was James's first solo album for Warner Bros. The only vocal track, 'Gone Hollywood', co-written by Lenny White, has good keyboard textures and plaintive vocals from Lisa Fischer and blistering guitar solos from Steve Kahn.
Obsession is Bob James' first solo album for Warner Brothers after roughly ten years at CBS. James' first successful Warner Brothers endeavor had him teaming up with David Sanborn for the ubiquitous and well-executed Double Vision. By 12, James, like many other keyboardists, had begun to experiment with every gadget that came down the pike with mixed results. Obsession certainly works better than 12 and is a suitable continuation of the style of early-'80s albums The Genie and Sign of the Times. Obsession" (Micheal Colina, Bob James) - 6:04. Gone Hollywood" (Alan Palanker, Vaneese Thomas, Lenny White) - 6:11.
I have been a Bob James fan since the days of Angela, the theme from "Taxi". I find his music soothing, to say the very least. That is, until I heard this album.
Obsession is James' first solo album for Warner Brothers after roughly ten years at CBS.
Obsession is a digitally recorded jazz fusion album by Bob James from 1986. The album was Bob James' first solo album for Warner Bros. Records after roughly ten years at CBS (now Sony Music Entertainment). Alhough the album is not among his most well remembered, the title track is one of the main highlights for its engaging structure catch in which the listener is tricked by the untimely bassline. endeavor had him teaming up David Sanborn for the ubiquitous and well-executed Double Vision
Bob James - Obsession. Album: Obsession, 1986. from 'obsession' (1986). Has been played on. United States 10.
Robert McElhiney James (born December 25, 1939) is an American Grammy Award-winning jazz keyboardist, arranger, and record producer. He founded the band Fourplay and wrote "Angela," the theme song for the TV show Taxi. He is most famous for standards such as "Nautilus", "Westchester Lady", "Heads", "Night Crawler", "Touchdown", "Blue Lick", "Sign Of the Times", "Spunky", "Marco Polo", "Courtship" and "Just One Thing"