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All Music Guide - Craig Lytle
In her slippery, velvety tone, Randy Crawford blossoms on this diverse cast of songs, which includes jazz, dance, pop, and a little bit of boogie. She does nothing fancy or unique other than address these lyrically sound numbers with good old-fashioned singing. Crawford softly croons through the lead track "I'm Glad There Is You" accompanied by only a piano. She follows suit on songs like "Can We Bring It Back" and "Year After Year." They too are tranquil numbers that prey upon the tenderness of the heart. Her up-tempo numbers like "Keep Me Loving You" and "Elusive Boogie" expose Crawford's spirited side. Not flamboyant with her vocals, her mellow yet illuminating style is ...
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All Music Guide - Craig Lytle
In her slippery, velvety tone, Randy Crawford blossoms on this diverse cast of songs, which includes jazz, dance, pop, and a little bit of boogie. She does nothing fancy or unique other than address these lyrically sound numbers with good old-fashioned singing. Crawford softly croons through the lead track "I'm Glad There Is You" accompanied by only a piano. She follows suit on songs like "Can We Bring It Back" and "Year After Year." They too are tranquil numbers that prey upon the tenderness of the heart. Her up-tempo numbers like "Keep Me Loving You" and "Elusive Boogie" expose Crawford's spirited side. Not flamboyant with her vocals, her mellow yet illuminating style is pleasing, as is the album's lyrical content.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/8/2008
  • Label: Wounded Bird Records
  • UPC: 664140542327
  • Catalog Number: 5423
  • Sales rank: 64,949

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Randy Crawford Primary Artist, Vocals
James Newton Howard Keyboards
Reggie Lucas Guitar, Keyboards, Synclavier
Lisa Fischer Vocals
Bashiri Johnson Percussion
Sir Gant Synthesizer, Keyboards
Paul Jackson Jr. Guitar
Anthony Jackson Bass, Percussion, Electric Bass
Brenda King Background Vocals
Brenda White-King Vocals
Curtis King Vocals, Background Vocals
Patrick Leonard Synthesizer
Yvonne Lewis Vocals, Background Vocals
Leslie Ming Percussion
Ed Walsh Synthesizer, Keyboards
Harry Whitaker Synthesizer, Keyboards
David "Hawk" Wolinski Keyboards
Norma Jean Wright Vocals, Background Vocals
Fred Zarr Synthesizer, Keyboards
Lisa Fisher Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Randy Crawford Composer
James Newton Howard Producer
Mark Winkler Composer
Reggie Lucas Arranger, Programming, Producer, Synclavier Programming, Sequencing Programmer
Ray Blair Engineer
Joe Ferla Engineer
Jay Mark Engineer
Alan Silverman Engineer
David "Hawk" Wolinski Producer
Hawk Wolinski Producer
Pietro Alfieri Art Direction
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