I Only Have Eyes for You (Lester Bowie album)

I Only Have Eyes for You
Studio album by Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy
Released 1985
Recorded February, 1985
Genre Jazz
Length 53:09
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
Lester Bowie chronology
All the Magic
I Only Have Eyes for You

I Only Have Eyes for You is the third album by Lester Bowie recorded for ECM and the debut album of his "Brass Fantasy" group. It was released in 1985 and features performances by Bowie, Vincent Chancey, Craig Harris, Steve Turre, Malachi Thompson, Stanton Davis, Bob Stewart and Phillip Wilson.


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars stating "The music is both whimsical and explorative, making for a colorful set".[1]

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Track listing

  1. "I Only Have Eyes for You" (Dubin, Warren) - 10:32
  2. "Think" (Purse) - 1:31
  3. "Lament" (Thompson) - 13:55
  4. "Coming Back, Jamaica" - 5:17
  5. "Nonet" (Stewart) - 14:32
  6. "When the Spirit Returns" - 7:44
All compositions by Lester Bowie except as indicated



  1. 1 2 Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed August 12, 2011
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