Thee Illusions – Black Bird Records

Thee Illusions sophomore release on Black Bird Records “Baby Don’t (Waste My Time)” – This heart wrenching song features a brilliant performance by Atara Phillips backed by Thee Illusions heavy rhythm powerhouse with a live string section beautifully arranged by David Reyes. 

A gorgeous rendition on the flip side of Anne Ray’s “Will You Love My Child” will have you flipping this record over and over again. Recorded on 1/2″ tape, saturated in that early 70s sound by Eric Mauries at Black Bird Studio in Los Angeles.

 Music Performed By: Thee Illusions
Atara Phillips – Lead Vocal
Fritz Zar – Drums
Eric Mauries – Bass, Harmony Vocal
Anthony Medina – Organ, Piano, Harmony Vocal
Aaron Perez – Guitar
Ian Jacks – Tenor Sax, Harmony Vocal
Dan Loren- Flugel Horn, Harmony Vocal
Alfredo Barrios – Trumpet
David Reyes- Baritone Sax
* Monique Juarez – Harmony Vocal *(Will You Love My Child)

“Baby Don’t (Waste My Time)”- Written By: Eric Mauries, Anthony Medina, Atara Phillips”Will You Love My Child”- Written By: C. Johnson, A. McDaniel, W. Bagsby, C.B. Allen ***Performed by Anna Raye

Recorded & Mixed: Eric Mauries @ Black Bird Studio, Los Angeles CA
Mastered: Brian Wallace
String & Horn Arrangements: David Reyes
Art design: Chris Borbon
Produced By: Eric Mauries, Anthony Medina