Phenomenon

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Designed for adult contemporary listeners, the soundtrack to the John Travolta movie Phenomenon has a cross-section of singer/songwriters, mellow blues, and synthesized soul-inflected pop. Out of all the contributors -- which include such heavy hitters as Peter Gabriel, Bryan Ferry, John Hiatt, J.J. Cale, Taj Mahal, and a duet between Aaron Neville and Robbie Robertson -- the standout track is "Change the World," a song Babyface wrote and produced for Eric Clapton. The two musicians work surprisingly well together, creating a laid-back, soulful number that is quietly seductive. Nothing on the album works quite as well, but it is a pleasant listen, if not a ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Designed for adult contemporary listeners, the soundtrack to the John Travolta movie Phenomenon has a cross-section of singer/songwriters, mellow blues, and synthesized soul-inflected pop. Out of all the contributors -- which include such heavy hitters as Peter Gabriel, Bryan Ferry, John Hiatt, J.J. Cale, Taj Mahal, and a duet between Aaron Neville and Robbie Robertson -- the standout track is "Change the World," a song Babyface wrote and produced for Eric Clapton. The two musicians work surprisingly well together, creating a laid-back, soulful number that is quietly seductive. Nothing on the album works quite as well, but it is a pleasant listen, if not a particularly memorable one.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/2/1996
  • Label: Reprise / Wea
  • UPC: 093624636021
  • Catalog Number: 46360
  • Sales rank: 35,383

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Change the World (3:56)
  2. 2 Dance with Life (The Brilliant Light) (6:14)
  3. 3 Crazy Love (4:30)
  4. 4 Corrina - Taj Mahal (3:00)
  5. 5 Have a Little Faith in Me (4:24)
  6. 6 I Have the Touch (5:27)
  7. 7 Piece of Clay (5:11)
  8. 8 Para Donde Vas (3:18)
  9. 9 Misty Blue (3:39)
  10. 10 A Thing Goes On (2:38)
  11. 11 The Orchard (2:33)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Taj Mahal Track Performer
J.J. Cale Track Performer
Bryan Ferry Track Performer
Peter Gabriel Track Performer
Marvin Gaye Track Performer
Dorothy Moore Track Performer
Aaron Neville Track Performer
Robbie Robertson Track Performer
Jewel Track Performer
The Iguanas Track Performer
Eric Clapton Track Performer
Technical Credits
Paul Anka Composer
Babyface Producer
Jimmy Buffett Executive Producer
J.J. Cale Producer
Peter Gabriel Producer, Remixing
Robbie Robertson Executive Producer, Remixing, Executive Soundtrack Producer
Gloria Jones Composer, Producer
Audie Ashworth Producer
Dan Bosworth Engineer
Tommy Couch Producer
Steve Fitzmaurice Engineer
Brad Gilderman Engineer
Trevor Horn Producer
Bill Jackson Engineer
Jared Levine Contributor
David Lord Producer, Engineer
Justin Niebank Producer
Thomas Newman Producer
Rik Pekkonen Engineer
Thom Russo Engineer
Pam Sawyer Composer, Producer
Eddy Schreyer Mastering
Wolf Stephenson Producer
James Stroud Producer
Don Was Producer
Danny Bramson Contributor
Kathy Nelson Producer, Contributor
Christine Edwards Contributor
Bill Bernstein Producer
Richard Chappell Engineer
Matt Walker Contributor
Jon Turteltaub Producer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    What, no Diana Ross? : )

    I did like this movie, but I was really struck by the music in it. Obviously, not everything that set the tone in the movie is included in this, but my personal favourites happen to be on it, a good thing for me: ) These songs are "Change the World," which will stick with you, and "Have a Little Faith in Me," if only because Jewel has the most extraordinary voice.

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