Picks and Pans Review: Music Box
Her nickname, "Champagne," and the tale of her rise from 16-year-old cleaning woman to 18-year-old singing sensation are the stuff of disco legend. On this, her second album, King is also the beneficiary of superb musical support. A varied set of tunes (most co-written, at least, by Theodore Life, the Philadelphia record producer who discovered her) has been arranged by George Andrews with a boogie-wise sense of urgency and pacing. King may not be much more than part of the rhythm section, but she does the job and handles passably the near ballad Let's Start All Over Again. The LP is quintessential disco.