21/07/2016

Melissa Manchester "Mathematics" (1985) -AOR / Soft Rock-



Label : MCA Records


01 - Victims Of The Modern Heart (Tom Snow & Roy Freeland)
02 - Mathematics* (Brock Walsh & Melissa Manchester)
03 - Energy** (G. Elian, J. Tunnell & C. Halstead)
04 - Shocked* (Brock Walsh & Robbie Nevil)
05 - All Tied Up* (Brock Walsh & Robbie Nevil)
06 - The Dream (Brock Walsh, Melissa Manchester & Bill Livsey)
07 - Restless Love* (Brock Walsh, Melissa Manchester & Robbie Nevil)
08 - Thunder In The Night*** (Martin Page & Diane Warren)
09 - Night Creatures (Martin Page & Jon Lind)
10 - Just One Lifetime (Melissa Manchester & Tom Snow)


*Executive Producer : Quincy Jones for Quincy Jones Productions
*Produced & Arranged by Brock Walsh for Quincy Jones Productions
Associate Producer & Arrangements by Robbie Nevil
Recorded by Francis Buckley
Recorded at Ground Control, Santa Monica, California, January, 1985
Mixed by Scott Singer & Francis Buckley
Mixed at Sound Castle, Los Angeles, California, February, 1985
Additional Engineering by Paul Ratajzak & Scott Singer
Assistant Engineers : Bino Espinoza, Paul Eriksen & Elmer Flores
Production Coordination : Jolie Levine
Produced by George Duke for George Duke Enterprises, Inc.
Recording & Remix Engineer : Tommy Vicari
All Songs Recorded at Le Gonks Studio - Mitch Gibson, Assistant Engineer
Drums for "The Dream", "Just One Lifetime" & "Night Creatures" Recorded at The Complex
String Arrangement on "Just One Lifetime" by George Del Barrio ; Recorded at Oceanway Studio - Judy Clapp, Assistant Engineer
All Arrangements by George Duke except Rhythm Arrangements on "Victims Of The Modern Heart" by Tom Snow & George Duke
Mixed at Lionshare Studio - Tom Fouce, Assistant Engineer
All Vocal Arrangements by Melissa Manchester
Production Assistant : Alice Murrell
Technical Assistant : Brent Averill
***Produced by Robbie Buchanan for Robbie Buchanan, Inc.
Recorded & Mixed by Jack Joseph Puig
Assisted by Steve Ford, Dan Garcia, Jim Cassell & Steve MacMillan
Recorded at Oceanway, Bill Schnee Studio & Mama Jo's Oceanway Recording
**Produced by Trevor Veitch
Arranged by Greg Mathieson
Recorded by Don Murray
Recorded at Sunset Sound Factory & Starlight Studio
Mixed by David Leonard at Capitol Studios & Sunset Sound


01 - Victims Of The Modern Heart

DX-7, Memory Moog & Prophet V : George Duke
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa

02 - Mathematics

Guitar & Drum Programming : Robbie Nevil
Bass & Synthesizer : Greg Phillinganes
Synthesizer : Tommy Faragher
Synthesizer & Saxophone : Larry Williams
Trumpet : Jerry Hey
Trumpet, Piccolo & Flugelhorn : Gary Grant
Trombone : Bill Reichenbach
Saxophone Solo : Dan Pelfrey
Synthesizer & Drums : Brock Walsh
Horns Arranged by Jerry Hey
Background vocals : Maxine Willard Waters, Julia Tillman Waters & Brock Walsh

03 - Energy

Drums : Carlos Vega
Bass : Abraham Laboriel
Keyboards & Synthesizers : Greg Mathieson & Richard Gibbs
Guitars : Lee Ritenour, Michael Landau & Trevor Veitch
Background vocals : Richard Page & Steve George

04 - Shocked

Drums : Brock Walsh
Synthesizers : Tommy Faragher
Guitar & Drum Programming : Robbie Nevil
Background vocals : Robbie Nevil & Brock Walsh

05 - All Tied Up

Drums : Brock Walsh
Guitar & Drum Programming : Robbie Nevil
Synthesizer : Tommy Faragher
Trumpet : Jerry Hey & Gary Grant
Saxophone : Larry Williams
Trombone : Bill Reichenbach
Background vocals : Maxine Willard Waters, Julia Tillman Waters & Brock Walsh
Horns Arranged by Jerry Hey

06 - The Dream

Drums : John 'JR' Robinson
Synclavier 11, Memory Moog, Bass Yamaha PF15 & Prophet V : George Duke
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Guitar Solo : Steve Lukather
All Vocals : Melissa Manchester

07 - Restless Love

Guitar & Drum Programming : Robbie Nevil
Synthesizer & String Arrangement : John Van Tongeren
Synthesizers : Tommy Faragher
Synthesizers & Drums : Brock Walsh
Background vocals : Andraé Crouch, Tata Vega, Jean Johnson, Rose Banks, Maxi Anderson & Robbie Nevil
Background Vocal Arrangements : Andraé Crouch

08 - Thunder In The Night

Drum Programming : Martin Page & Robbie Buchanan
Keyboards : Robbie Buchanan
Guitars : Dann Huff
Background vocals : Tom Kelly & Tommy Funderburk

09 - Night Creatures

Lead & Background vocals : Melissa Manchester
Drums : John 'JR' Robinson
Synclavier 11 & Memory Moog Bass : George Duke
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Background vocals : Lynn Davis, Marcy Levy, Petsye Powell, Carl Carwell & George Duke

10 - Just One Lifetime

Drums : John 'JR' Robinson
Bass : Freddie Washington
Acoustic Piano, DX-7, Synclavier 11 & Prophet V : George Duke
Guitar Solo : Michael Sembello
String Arranger & Conductor : George Del Barrio
Violin : Paul Shure, Brenton Banks, Arnold Beinick, Stuart Canin, Bonnie Douglas, Assa Drori, Dave Frisina, Ed Green, Reg Hill, Alex Horvath, Karen Jones & Irma Neumann
Viola : Janet Lakatos, Rollice Dale, Roland Kato & Virginia Majewski
Cello : Doug Davis, Ron Cooper, Ray Kelley & Earl Madison
Harp : Dorothy Remsen