Experience the Divine [2000]

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All Music Guide
Collecting all of Midler's biggest hits and trademark songs from throughout her career on one disc, Experience the Divine is Midler's strongest album and the best introduction to her brassy, show-stopping style.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
Collecting all of Midler's biggest hits and trademark songs from throughout her career on one disc, Experience the Divine is Midler's strongest album and the best introduction to her brassy, show-stopping style.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/30/2000
  • Label: Wea Int'l
  • UPC: 075678066726
  • Catalog Number: 780667
  • Sales rank: 52,203

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bette Midler Primary Artist, Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Melissa Manchester Horn, Background Vocals, Choir, Chorus
Barry Manilow Piano, Background Vocals
Phil Bodner Clarinet, Soloist
Ron Carter Bass
David Lasley Background Vocals
Bobby Lyle Piano
Grady Tate Drums
Norton Buffalo Harmonica, Trombone, Vocal Harmony
Steve Hunter Guitar
Ralph MacDonald Percussion
Sharon Redd Background Vocals
Jim Keltner Drums
Gene Bertoncini Guitar
Robbie Buchanan Keyboards
Francisco Centeno Bass
Cissy Houston Background Vocals
Selwart Clarke Viola
Charlotte Crossley Background Vocals
Dave Demare Bass
Tim Drummond Bass
Michael Federal Bass, Background Vocals
Howard "Buzz" Feiten Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Dick Frank Guitar
Lisa Garber Background Vocals
Donny Gerrard Vocal Harmony
Malando Gassama Percussion
Mark Goldenberg Guitar, Soloist
Emanuel Green Violin
Jo Ann Harris Background Vocals
Mark Hatch Horn
Ula Hedwig Background Vocals
Jaroslav Jakubovic Reeds
Jerry Jumonville Saxophone
Gail Kantor Horn, Background Vocals, Choir, Chorus
Phillip Kennard Acoustic Guitar, Background Vocals
Danny Kortchmar Guitar
Michael Landau Guitar
Ricky Lawson Drums
Bernie Layton Piano
David Logerman Percussion, Drums
Ray Lucas Drums
Marc Macino Horn
Joe Mardin Drums
Merle Miller Horn, Background Vocals, Choir, Chorus
Kermit Moore Cello
Gene Orloff Violin
Radio Choir of New Hope Church Background Vocals
Pat Rebillot Piano
Marc Shaiman Piano, Conductor, Accompaniment
Steve Skinner Synthesizer, Keyboards
Myrna Smith Background Vocals
Neil Stubenhaus Bass
Richard Trifan Keyboards
Mark Underwood Trumpet
Eugene VanBuren Background Vocals
Carlos Vega Drums
Lou Volpe Guitar
Brock Walsh Acoustic Guitar
Danny Weiss Guitar
John West Background Vocals
Buddy Williams Drums
Shelley Woodworth Oboe
Don York Piano
Waddy Wachtel Electric Guitar
Paul Gaudette Synthesizer, Keyboards
Elizabeth Kane Harp
Miles Krasner Trumpet
Joseph Mero Percussion
Bill Chaplin Vocal Harmony
Laura Allen Background Vocals
Robert Irving Synthesizer
Robert "Pops" Popwell Bass
Kevin Ellman Drums
Technical Credits
Bette Midler Producer
Barry Manilow Producer, Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements
Thom Bell Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements
Robbie Buchanan rhythm arrangement
Joel Dorn Producer
Ahmet Ertegun Producer
William S. Fischer String Arrangements
Danny Goldberg Executive Producer
Lewis Hahn Producer
Geoffrey Haslam Producer
Marc Macino Horn Arrangements
Arif Mardin Producer, Remixing, rhythm arrangement, Orchestral Arrangements
Joe Mardin Loop
Michael O'Reilly Engineer, Remixing
Chuck Plotkin Producer
Paul Rothchild Arranger, Producer
Marc Shaiman Arranger, Producer, rhythm arrangement
Steve Skinner Producer, drum programming
Greg Gorman Cover Photo
Scott Wittman Creative Consultant
Qris Yamashita Art Direction
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