15/07/2016

Eric Carmen "Boats Against The Current" (1976) -Soft Rock / Pop Rock-


  Label : Arista Records / BMG Records


01 - Boats Against The Current (Eric Carmen)
02 - Marathon Man (Eric Carmen)
03 - Nowhere To Hide (Eric Carmen)
04 - Take It Or Leave It (Eric Carmen)
05 - Love Is All That Matters (Eric Carmen)
06 - She Did It (Eric Carmen)
07 - I Think I Found Myself (Eric Carmen)
08 - Run Away (Eric Carmen)

Bonus Track

09 - Boats Against The Current (Alternate Version) (Eric Carmen)


Written, Arranged & Produced by Eric Carmen
Mixed by Val Garay
Engineers : Kevin Beamish & David Henson (Crystal Industries); Howard Steele, Tim Kramer, Thom Wilson & Larry Emerine (Studio 55); Dennis Kirk & Mark Howlett (Sound Factory) & Earl Mankey (Brother Studios)
Mastered at The Mastering Lab by Doug Sax
Mixed at The Sound Factory


01 - Boats Against The Current

Piano, Electric Guitars & Synthesizer : Eric Carmen
Bass : David Wintour
Drums : Jeff Porcaro
Percussion : Gene Estes
Strings Arranged & Conducted by Eric Carmen

02 - Marathon Man

Piano, Electric Harpsichord, Synthesizer & Drums : Eric Carmen
Acoustic Guitars : Richard Reising & Richie Zito
Bass : David Wintour
Drums : Nigel Olsson
Synthesizer : Michael Boddicker
Percussion : Gene Estes
Backing vocals : Burton Cummings
Strings arranged & conducted by Paul Buckmaster

03 - Nowhere To Hide

Electric Harpsichord & Piano : Eric Carmen
Bass : David Wintour
Drums : Nigel Olsson
Synthesizer : Michael Boddicker
Percussion : Gene Estes
Strings arranged & conducted by Paul Buckmaster

04 - Take It Or Leave It

Electric Guitars, Acoustic 12 String Guitars, Piano & Percussion : Eric Carmen
Electric Guitar (Solo) & Piano : Richard Reising
Electric & Acoustic Guitars : Richie Zito
Bass : David Wintour
Drums : Nigel Olsson
Horns : Bobby Keys, Jim Horn, Steve Madaio & Tom Scott
Backing vocals : Richard Reising & Richie Zito

05 - Love Is All That Matters

Piano, Synthesizers & Percussion : Eric Carmen
Acoustic Guitars : Richard Reising & Richie Zito
Bass : David Wintour
Drums : Jeff Porcaro
Synthesizer : Michael Boddicker
Strings arranged & conducted by Eric Carmen
Backing vocals : Richard Reising, Bruce Johnston, Curt Becher, Nigel Olsson & Joe Chemay
Backing vocals arranged by Bruce Johnston

06 - She Did It

Piano, Synthesizers & Percussion : Eric Carmen
Electric Guitar (Solo) : Andrew Gold
Electric Guitars : Richie Zito & Richard Reising
Bass : David Wintour
Drums : Jeff Porcaro
Percussion : Ollie Brown
Strings arranged & conducted by Paul Buckmaster
Backing vocals : Richard Reising, Bruce Johnston, Eric Carmen, Curt Becher, Nigel Olsson & Joe Chemay
Backing vocals arranged by Bruce Johnston & Eric Carmen

07 - I Think I Found Myself

Piano, Synthesizer & Percussion : Eric Carmen
Bass : David Wintour
Drums : Nigel Olsson
Synthesizer : Michael Boddicker
Sax : Tom Scott
Backing vocals : Richard Reising, Bruce Johnston, Curt Becher, Nigel Olsson, Joe Chemay & Eric Carmen
Backing vocals arranged by Bruce Johnston

08 - Run Away

Piano : Eric Carmen
Bass : David Wintour
Electric Guitars : Richard Reising, Richie Zito & Andrew Gold
Drums : Nigel Olsson
Synthesizers : Michael Boddicker
Percussion : Gene Estes & Ollie Brown
Strings arranged & conducted by Paul Buckmaster