Pleasure  - Future Now
Jazz, Hip hop
Label: Fantasy ‎– 9160-9578
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, Gatefold
Country: Canada
Date of released: 1979
Category: Jazz, Funk / Soul
Style: Jazz-Rock, Jazz-Funk, Funk
Genre: Jazz, Hip hop
Musician: Pleasure
Album's name: Future Now
ZIP archive size: 1694

Pleasure - Future Now

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Departure
Written-By – Nathaniel Phillips
A2 Future Now
Written-By – C. Debnam*, M. McClain*, M. Hepburn*
A3 Universal
Rhythm Guitar – Douglas LewisWritten-By – B. Smith*, D. Lewis*, N. Phillips*
A4 Space Is The Place
Rhythm Guitar, Soloist, Guitar – Douglas LewisWritten-By – B. Smith*, N. Phillips*
A5 Strong Love
Written-By – M. McClain*, M. Hepburn*
B1 The Real Thing
Written-By – Donald Hepburn
B2 Nothin' To It
Written-By – M. McClain*, M. Hepburn*
B3 Thoughts Of Old Flames
Written-By – B. Smith*, D. Hepburn*
B4 Glide
Written-By – B. Smith*, N. Phillips*
B5 Dedication To The Past
Written-By – B. Carter*, M. McClain*, M. Hepburn*, N. Phillips*


  • Alto Saxophone – Larry Williams
  • Art Direction – Phil Carroll
  • Backing Vocals – Clydene Jackson, Julia Tillman Waters, Maxine Willard Waters, Pat Henderson
  • Co-producer – Marlon McClain
  • Co-producer, Engineer [Recording], Engineer [Remix] – Phil Kaffel
  • Design [Album Design, Cover Art] – Dennis Gassner
  • Design [Cover Art] – Jamie Putnam
  • Drums – Bruce Carter
  • Electric Bass, Bass [Sok], Backing Vocals, Producer [Associate] – Nathaniel Phillips
  • Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Backing Vocals – Marion "The Magician" McClain*
  • Engineer [Recording] – Wally Buck
  • Keyboards, Vocals, Backing Vocals – Donald Hepburn
  • Keyboards, Vocals, Backing Vocals, Producer [Associate], Arranged By [Horns] – Michael Hepburn
  • Mastered By – David Turner , Joe Gastwirt
  • Percussion, Backing Vocals – Bruce Smith
  • Photography By – Phil Bray
  • Producer – Pleasure
  • Programmed By [Prophet] – Jeff Lorber
  • Soprano Saxophone – Dennis Springer, Larry Williams
  • Synthesizer [Moog], Programmed By – Tim Gorman
  • Tenor Saxophone – Dennis Springer
  • Trombone – Bill Reichenbach , Lew McCreary
  • Trumpet – Jerry Hey
  • Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Tony Collins
  • Vocals, Backing Vocals – Sherman Davis


Recorded and mixed at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley.
Mastered at Kendun Recorders, Burbank.
℗ 1979 Fantasy Records
Manufactured and distributed by GRT of Canada, LTD.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 Label): 9160-9578-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 Label): 9160-9578-B
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
F-9578 Pleasure Future Now ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Fantasy F-9578 US 1979
F-9578 Pleasure Future Now ‎(LP, Album, RE, Gat) Fantasy F-9578 US Unknown
F-8022, F-9578 Pleasure Future Now ‎(LP, Album) Fantasy, Fantasy F-8022, F-9578 Venezuela 1979
BBS 2594 Pleasure Future Now ‎(LP, Album) Fantasy, Bellaphon BBS 2594 Germany 1979
AMI 9578 Pleasure Future Now ‎(LP, Album) Fantasy AMI 9578 Italy 1980

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