Disco diva Patti Brooks was teamed with Philly Soul producer/songwriter Bunny Sigler and Instant Funk(the 1979 gold single,"I Got My Mind Made Up(You Can Get It Girl)," for her Party Girl album.The title track and the thumpin',wonderfully arranged "pee-sue-per" "My Heart Belongs To You," are house music precusors.The hyper "I Love Love Love You," delivers with horn blasts,a tight string section,rolling percussion and a sensational arrangement."Workin' It Out ,,"a Marvin Hamlisch/Carole Bayer Sager song from the musical,They're Playing Our Song is given a workout which rides on a pulsating bass-driven beat surrounded by a dynamic arrangement."If You Are My Man," is funk to 'nth degree with sub sonic bass synth stings,James Brown-ish horn accents and flanged rhythm guitar.DJ/remixer Tom Moulton spaciously mixes the smoothly orchestrated,beautiful "Leap Tall Buildings," written by the producer's brother,Jimmy Sigler.The album also includes the disco favorite,"Got Tu Go Disco,,"written by John "The Monster" Davis and produced by Jurgen Koppers.The promotional-only (never available to retail) 12-inch single has became a collectable among disco/dance music enthusiasts.
Party Girl Review
by Ed Hogan