21/07/2016

Melissa Manchester "Emergency" (1983) -Soft Rock-


 Label : Arista Records / Wounded Bird (WOU8094)


01 - I Don't Care What The People Say (Tom Snow)
02 - No One Can Love You More Than Me (Terry Britten & Bill Livsey)
03 - City Nights (George Kieffer, Michael Belotti, Ross Sandy Longo, Arif Mardin & Melissa Manchester)
04 - Stop Another Heart Breakin' (Bill Livsey & Kathy Shostak)
05 - Emergency (Melissa Manchester & Adrienne Anderson)
06 - The End Of The Affair (Teddy Johns)
07 - That Boy (Nancy Simmonds)
08 - White Rose (Melissa Manchester & Kevin DeRemer)
09 - Johnny And Mary (Robert Palmer & Bernie Taupin)
10 - Time (Melissa Manchester, Carole Bayer Sager & Burt Bacharach)


Produced by Arif Mardin
Recording Engineer : Jeremy Smith
Engineers for Overdubs : Gary Skardina & Michael O'Reilly
Assisted by Jeff Silver, Dan Nash, Bill Dooley & John Kovarek
Engineers for Additional Recording : Bobby Warner
Recorded at Music Grinder Studios, L.A. ; Atlantic Studios, N.Y., Record Plant, N.Y. & Sunset Sound, L.A.
Mixed by Michael O'Reilly at Atlantc Studios, N.Y.
Assisted by Dan Nash
"City Nights" Mixed by Jeremy Smith at Sound Castle Studio, L.A.
Assisted by Dave Marquette
Mastering : George Marino at Sterling Sound, N.Y.
Session Coordinators :
L.A. : Frank DeCaro
N.Y. : Chrissy Allerdings


01 - I Don't Care What The People Say

Carlos Vega : Drums
Robbie Buchanan : Acoustic Piano & All Synthesizers
Dann Huff : Guitar
Michael Brecker : Tenor Sax
Michael Boddicker : Assorted Synthesizer Percussion Effects
Pete Cannarozzi & Bob Christianson : Additional Synthesizers
David Lasley, Ula Hedwig, Marcy Levy, Robin Clark, Millie Whiteside & Gordon Grody : Background vocals
Rhythm arranged by Robbie Buchanan

02 - No One Can Love You More Than Me

Robbie Buchanan : Keyboards, Vocoder & All Synthesizers
Carlos Vega : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
David Williams : Guitar
Bob Christianson : Additional Synclavier
Marcy Levy, Karla Bonoff & Wendy Waldman : Background vocals 
Michael Boddicker : Additional Vocoder
Rhythm & Synthesizer Arrangements by Robbie Buchanan 

03 - City Nights

Robbie Buchanan : Linn Drum Machine & Programming, Vocoder, Jupiter, Mini Moog Bass & Fairlight Synthesizer
Craig Siegel : Fairlight programming
Dann Huff : Guitars
Marcy Levy, David Lasley & Jason Scheff : Background vocals
Jerry Hey : Trumpet
Larry Williams & Gary Herbig : Saxophones
Arranged by Arif Mardin & Robbie Buchanan
Horns arranged by Larry Williams

04 - Stop Another Heart Breakin'

Steve Ferrone : Drums
Will Lee : Bass
Robbie Buchanan : Electric Piano & All Synthesizers
Hugh McCracken : Guitar
Robbie Buchanan : Rhythm Arrangement & Production Assistance
Robin Beck, Lani Groves & Will Lee : Background vocals

05 - Emergency

Carlos Vega : Drums
Nathan East : Bass
Dean Parks : Guitar
Robbie Buchanan : Electric Piano, Mini Moog & Jupiter
Randy Kerber & Arif Mardin : Fairlight Synthesizers
Craig Siegel : Fairlight Programming
Melissa Manchester, Will Lee & Robin Beck : Background vocals
Arranged by Arif Mardin

06 - The End Of The Affair

Robbie Buchanan : Piano & All Synthesizers
Carlos Vega : Drums
Randy Kerber : Fairlight Synthesizer
Craig Siegel : Fairlight programming
Arif Mardin : Additional Synthesizers
Marcy Levy, Melissa Manchester, Millie Whiteside & Margaret Dorn : Background vocals
Arranged by Arif Mardin & Robbie Buchanan

07 - That Boy

Robbie Buchanan : Keyboards & All Synthesizers
Carlos Vega : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Dann Huff & Buzz Feiten : Guitars
Larry Williams & Gary Herbig : Saxophones
Jerry Hey : Trumpet
Marcy Levy, Ula Hedwig, David Lasley, Robin Beck, Will Lee, Karla Bonoff & Wendy Waldman : Background vocals
Arranged by Arif Mardin & Robbie Buchanan
Horns arranged by Larry Williams
Additional arranging by Joe Mardin

08 - White Rose

Robbie Buchanan : Electric & Acoustic Pianos
Dean Parks : Acoustic Guitar
Nathan East : Bass
Carlos Vega : Drums
George Marge : Recorder
Rhythm arranged by Robbie Buchanan
Strings arranged by Arif Mardin

09 - Johnny And Mary

Carlos Vega : Drums
Robbie Buchanan : Oberheim, Mini Moog & Jupiter Synthesizers
Bob Christianson : Synclavier & Oberheim Synthesizers
Dean Parks & Dann Huff : Guitars
David Lasley, Marcy Levy & Ula Hedwig : Background vocals
Arranged by Arif Mardin

10 - Time

Carlos Vega : Drums
Robbie Buchanan : Electric Piano
Robbie Buchanan & Michael Boddicker : Synthesizers
Dean Parks : Guitar
Nathan East : Bass
David Lasley, Arnold McCuller & Joanne Harris : Background vocals
Arranged by Robbie Buchanan & Arif Mardin