SWEET BITTER LOVE - Remastered edition 2019
The first album is a tasty blend of Soul, Funk, Jazz & Pop music and offers original compositions especially influenced by Californian stuff from the late 70's to early 80's.
"A band defending the beautiful Californian melodies"
"MANDOO at the palmares of the best current Westcoast Music"
ON MY WAY
"MANDOO in the big leagues of Californian music"
"MANDOO, for lovers of Westcoast/Aor"
AOR NIGHT DRIVE
"We’re talking about REAL Westcoast Pop music here"
"Sweet bitter love by MANDOO, the best Westcoast album of the year"
"MANDOO kan bäst jämföras med band som Steely Dan och State Cows"
DEN MELODIOSA BLOGGEN
"To be discovered, if you like artists such as Randy Goodrum, Bill Labounty or Robbie Dupree"
All songs composed, arranged and produced by
Esther Ben Daoud & Pierre Vanier de Saint Aunay
Lyrics by Audrey Lesieur & Dora Bailey
Recorded by Xavier Dutilleul, Esther Ben Daoud & Pierre Vanier de Saint Aunay
Mixed by Mark Haliday & Remastered by Andres Mayo (2019)
Pierre Vanier de Saint Aunay Vocals, backup vocals & bass
Esther Ben Daoud Keyboards, solo lead synthesizer on track 7, backup vocals on track 5
Jean-Pierre Cuny Drums
Jean-Christophe Decourrière Guitar
Mathias Wallerand Tenor Saxophone
Regis Pons Trumpet & Bugle
Johan Blanc Trombone & solo trombone on track 5
Fanny Lévêque Violins
Pascal Sarton Double bass on track 8
Nicolas Gorge Percussions on track 7
Maurice Yacobi Guitar on track 2
Laurent Miqueu Guitar & solo guitar on track 2
Fabio Marchesan Guitar on track 7