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Two years after scoring hits with "Fame" and "Out Here on My Own" from the movie Fame, Cara finally released her debut album. Boasting strong R&B repertoire, reputable backing musicians, and solid production, the set nevertheless failed to garner further commercial success for the singer. It's a wonder how her emotive, driving rendition of the Four Tops' classic, "Reach out I'll Be There," and the titletrack, a dynamic power ballad co-penned by Cara with the venerable Bruce Roberts, didn't catapult her to a new level of stardom. Her distinctive combination of subtlety and strength on these and other cuts is something of a cross between the raspy tones of Bonnie Tyler and the sensitivity of Deniece Williams. ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
Two years after scoring hits with "Fame" and "Out Here on My Own" from the movie Fame, Cara finally released her debut album. Boasting strong R&B repertoire, reputable backing musicians, and solid production, the set nevertheless failed to garner further commercial success for the singer. It's a wonder how her emotive, driving rendition of the Four Tops' classic, "Reach out I'll Be There," and the titletrack, a dynamic power ballad co-penned by Cara with the venerable Bruce Roberts, didn't catapult her to a new level of stardom. Her distinctive combination of subtlety and strength on these and other cuts is something of a cross between the raspy tones of Bonnie Tyler and the sensitivity of Deniece Williams. Furthermore, "Slow Down" demonstrates her potential as an R&B songwriter. A solid listen throughout, Anyone Can See is Cara in her prime. ~ Justin M. Kantor
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/15/1997
  • Label: Unidisc Records
  • UPC: 068381729828
  • Catalog Number: 7298
  • Sales rank: 93,708

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Irene Cara Primary Artist, Piano, Vocals, Background Vocals
John Tropea Guitar
Luther Vandross Vocals, Background Vocals
Hiram Bullock Guitar, Keyboards, Clavinet
Don Grolnick Keyboards
Ron Dante Vocals, Background Vocals
Jimmy Maelen Percussion, Conga
Bruce Roberts Vocals, Background Vocals
Robin Clark Vocals, Background Vocals
Paul Shaffer Guitar, Piano, Keyboards, Clavinet, fender rhodes
Gordon Grody Synthesizer, Guitar, Piano, Vocals, Background Vocals
Leo Adamian Drums
Tawatha Agee Vocals
Phillip Ballou Vocals, Background Vocals
Gail Boggs Vocals, Background Vocals
Mike Carabello Percussion, Conga
Joe Caro Guitar
Francisco Centeno Bass
Chrissy Faith Vocals, Background Vocals
Babi Floyd Vocals, Background Vocals
Yogi Horton Drums
Will Lee Bass
Hugh McCracken Guitar
Jeff Mironov Guitar
Andy Newmark Drums
Chris Parker Drums
Leon Pendarvis Synthesizer, Guitar, Piano
Jimmy Ripp Guitar
Steve Robbins Piano
Josh Schneider Vocals
William Seidman Guitar
John Seigler Bass
John Siegler Bass
Annie Sutton Vocals, Background Vocals
Ed Walsh Synthesizer
Harold Wheeler Guitar, Piano
Ronald Zito Drums
Don Groinick Clavinet
Frank Floyd Vocals, Background Vocals
Tamara Agee Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Irene Cara Arranger
Ron Dante Producer
Bernie Grundman Mastering
Geoff Howe Engineer
Hugh McCracken Arranger
Leon Pendarvis Arranger
Harold Wheeler Arranger
Ron Coro Art Direction
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