Leap of Faith

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Kenny Loggins seems to have thought long and hard during the three years between Back To Avalon and this album, during which he underwent a divorce. The results can be heard on what is undoubtedly his most mature and heartfelt effort. He embraces environmental issues here, and tells his side of the unhappy marriage. He still isn't a cerebral sort, so the subject matter clashes somewhat with his typically simple expressions, but the effort helped him reconnect with his fans, who made this album something of a sleeper hit: although it was his lowest charting effort ever, it stayed in the charts longer than any album he'd made since the heyday of Loggins And Messina, and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Kenny Loggins seems to have thought long and hard during the three years between Back To Avalon and this album, during which he underwent a divorce. The results can be heard on what is undoubtedly his most mature and heartfelt effort. He embraces environmental issues here, and tells his side of the unhappy marriage. He still isn't a cerebral sort, so the subject matter clashes somewhat with his typically simple expressions, but the effort helped him reconnect with his fans, who made this album something of a sleeper hit: although it was his lowest charting effort ever, it stayed in the charts longer than any album he'd made since the heyday of Loggins And Messina, and went gold.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/1/2008
  • Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
  • UPC: 886972380926
  • Catalog Number: 723809
  • Sales rank: 38,945

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Kenny Loggins Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Vocals, Classical Guitar
Ottmar Liebert Guitar, Classical Guitar
Siedah Garrett Background Vocals, Choir, Chorus
David Lindley Guitar, Electric Guitar, Slide Guitar
Michael McDonald Background Vocals
Smokey Robinson Vocals
Hiram Bullock Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Vocals, Soloist
Bill Summers Percussion, Conductor, Conga, Tambourine, Tom-Tom, Bells, Berimbau, Djun-Djun, Caxixi, Pandeiro, Surdo, Djembe, Bata, Cabasa, Djeme, Iya, Okonkolo, Shaker, Shekere, Udu, Cabasa, Tambora Apambich√°, Gunga-Degun, Toms
David Foster Piano
Sheryl Crow Background Vocals, Choir, Chorus
Amy Holland Background Vocals
Kate Price Background Vocals
Will Ackerman Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Drums
Katrina Adams Vocals, Soloist
Morgan Ames Background Vocals
Nyna-Shannon Anderson Conductor, Choir Director
Michael Baird Percussion, Drums, Snare Drums
Paul Buckmaster Strings
Luis Conte Percussion, Tamboura, Bata, Bombo, Cabasa, Shaker, Shekere, talking drum, Udu
Paulinho Da Costa Percussion
Enrique Cruz Flute, Pan Flute/Pan Pipes, Zampona, Andean Flute
Brian Dembow Viola
Steve Dubin Drums
Nathan East Bass, Upright Bass
Stephen Erdody Cello
Maureen Ferguson Background Vocals
Everette Harp Alto Saxophone
James Harrah Guitar, Electric Guitar
Tris Imboden Drums
Paul Jackson Jr. Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Electric Guitar, Classical Guitar
Munyungo Jackson Percussion, Conga, Tambourine, Tom-Tom, Bells, Berimbau, Djun-Djun, Caxixi, Pandeiro, Surdo, Djembe, Bata, Cabasa, Djeme, Iya, Okonkolo, Shaker, Shekere, Udu, Cabasa, Tambora Apambich√°, Gunga-Degun, Toms
Keith Jones Bass, Fretless Bass Guitar
Darlene Koldenhoven Background Vocals
Ricky Lawson Cymbals, Tom-Tom
Kathleen Lenski Violin
Myrna Matthews Background Vocals
Kazu Matsui Percussion, Shakuhachi
Herman Matthews Percussion, Drums, talking drum
Arnold McCutler Conductor
Amy McDonald Background Vocals
Terry Nelson Background Vocals
Dean Parks Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Classical Guitar
Thomas Patterson Vocals, Soloist
Greg Phillinganes Synthesizer, Keyboards, Synthesizer Voices
Tim Pierce Electric Guitar
Ruth Pointer Vocals, Background Vocals, Choir, Chorus
John "J.R." Robinson Drums
Laurie Rubins Vocals
Marc Russo Saxophone, Soloist
Mavis Staples Vocals
Richard Tee Piano
Guy Thomas Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Electric Guitar, Classical Guitar, Soloist
Carmen Twillie Background Vocals
Fred Washington Bass
Roger Wilkie Violin
Arnold McCuller Choir Director
Randy Jackson Bass
Freddie "Ready Freddie" Washington Bass, Fretless Bass Guitar
John "4 Daddman" Robinson Drums
Steve Wood Organ, Synthesizer
Brian Denbow Viola
John Barnes Synthesizer, Piano, Strings, Synclavier
Technical Credits
Mark Isham Composer
George Harrison Composer
Kenny Loggins Arranger, Producer
Bruce Springsteen Composer
Gary Wright Composer
Adult Choir Contributor
Paul Buckmaster Arranger, String Arrangements
Colors of Love Choir Contributor
Steve Dubin Arranger, Drum Arrangements
David Kershenbaum Producer
Terry Nelson Producer, Engineer
Doug Sax Mastering
Nancy Donald Art Direction
John Barnes Arranger, Composer, Vocal Arrangements
W. Ackerman Composer
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