Studio album by Carla Bley
Released 1985
Recorded June-August, 1985
Genre Jazz
Length 36:22
Label Watt/ECM
Producer Carla Bley & Steve Swallow
Carla Bley chronology
Heavy Heart
Steve Swallow chronology

Night-Glo is an album by American composer, bandleader and keyboardist Carla Bley with bassist Steve Swallow recorded and released on the Watt/ECM label in 1985.[1][2]


The Allmusic review by Richard S. Ginell awarded the album 2½ stars and stated "a relaxed, easygoing, easy-listening series of compositions that nearly spills over into fuzak... Bley permits the lazy pina-colada mood to amble undisturbed from track to track".[3] The Penguin Guide to Jazz awarded the album 2½ stars.[4]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Penguin Guide to Jazz[4]

Track listing

All compositions by Carla Bley
  1. "Pretend You're in Love" - 4:30
  2. "Night-Glo" - 6:45
  3. "Rut" - 7:37
  4. "Crazy With You" - 5:13
  5. "Wildlife: Horns/Paws Without Claws/Sex With Birds" - 12:33
  • Recorded at Grog Kill Studio, Willow, New York from June thru August, 1985.



  1. Carla Bley discography accessed August 5, 2010
  2. ECM/WATT discography accessed August 25, 2016
  3. 1 2 Ginell, R. S. Allmusic Review accessed August 5, 2010
  4. 1 2 Cook, Richard; Brian Morton (2008) [1992]. The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings. The Penguin Guide to Jazz (9th ed.). New York: Penguin. p. 131. ISBN 978-0-14-103401-0.
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