Village People - In The Navy mp3 album
In the Navy was written by Jacques Morali, Henri Belolo, and lead singer Victor Willis. After the release of the song, the Navy contacted Henri Belolo and asked to use the song for their advertising campaigns. Belolo agreed, as long as the Navy helped shoot the music video, which they ended up doing. However, the Navy later decided to not use the song. In The Navy" Track Info. Written By Victor Willis, Henri Belolo & Jacques Morali. Release Date January 17, 1979. Go West Village People.
The group was originally formed by French producers Jacques Morali, Henri Belolo and lead singer Victor Willis following the release of the debut album Village People, which targeted disco's gay audience. The group's name refers to New York City's Greenwich Village, at the time known for its large gay population.
In The Navy ('93 Remix). In The Navy (12'' Mix Special Dj). Village People. In The Navy (Marbella Dub Mix). In The Navy, San Francisco, Macho Man, Can't Stop The Music (Megamix).
Village People were one of the few groups in the '70s to shoot music videos for their singles, as they were popular in Europe where the clips could get airplay (this was before MTV). In The Navy" was shot on the deck of the USS Reasoner at San Diego Naval Base. Not only that, but the Navy lent full support, including equipment and personnel. So what happened to the commercial? Conservative taxpayers balked at the idea of such a "controversial" group advertising for the Navy, and the spot was scrapped And on May 19th it reached (for 1 week) on the Canadian RPM Top Singles chart.
|A||In The Navy||3:35|
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Metronome GmbH
- Published By – Scorpio
- Distributed By – Metronome Musik GmbH
- Licensed From – Can't Stop Productions
- Lacquer Cut At – PRS Hannover
- Pressed By – PRS Hannover
- Executive-Producer – Henri Belolo
- Producer – Jacques Morali
- Written-By – H. Belolo*, J. Morali*, V. Willis*
NotesP. 1979 Metronome GmbH
Licensed by Can't Stop Productions
Comp. & Prod. f. Can't Stop Productions, Inc. by Jaques Morali
Made in Germany
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Rights Society: GEMA
- Label Code: LC 0270
- Matrix / Runout (Label side A): 0030.168 S 1
- Matrix / Runout (Label side B): 0030.168 S 2
|9198 156||Village People||In The Navy (12", Maxi)||Philips||9198 156||Netherlands||1979|
|30 168, 0030.168||Village People||In The Navy (7", Single)||Metronome, Metronome||30 168, 0030.168||Austria||1979|
|0030.168||Village People||In The Navy (7", Single, IEP)||Metronome||0030.168||Germany||1979|
|NBD 20155 DJ||Village People||In The Navy / Manhattan Woman (12", S/Sided, Promo)||Casablanca||NBD 20155 DJ||US||1979|
|128 099||Village People||In The Navy (7", Single)||Barclay||128 099||France||1979|