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Robin Zander
     

Robin Zander

by Robin Zander
 
Unlike many lead singers of successful bands, Cheap Trick's Robin Zander waited until after the commercial fortunes of his band had dissipated before offering a solo project. Although fellow Trickster Tom Peterssen plays bass on one track ("Emily") and Rick Nielsen co-wrote

Overview

Unlike many lead singers of successful bands, Cheap Trick's Robin Zander waited until after the commercial fortunes of his band had dissipated before offering a solo project. Although fellow Trickster Tom Peterssen plays bass on one track ("Emily") and Rick Nielsen co-wrote another ("Secret"), Zander had aligned himself with Southern California session men, such as Gregg Bissonette, Kim Bullard and Steve Ferris. Guests ranging from members of the Heartbreakers, Maria McKee, Dr. John, and Stevie Nicks also lend their talents. At heart, though, the artist doesn't deviate much from his work with Cheap Trick. It's a balanced mix of taut, power pop ("Reactionary Girl," "I've Always Got You"), heartfelt ballads ("Show Me Heaven," "Time Will Let You Know"), and tasty covers (Harry Nilsson's "Jump Into The Fire," Neil Young's "I Believe In You"). Zander's not redefining pi here. Instead, it's fifty minutes of well-crafted rock delivered by one of the most-gifted vocalists and frontmen in rock history.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/06/1993
Label:
Atlantic
UPC:
0765449220425
catalogNumber:
92204

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Tracks

  1. Reactionary Girl
  2. I've Always Got You
  3. Show Me Heaven
  4. Jump into the Fire
  5. Time Will Let You Know
  6. Boy (I'm So in Love with You)
  7. Tell It to the World
  8. Emily
  9. I Believe in You
  10. Secret
  11. Everlasting Love
  12. Walkin' Shoes

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Robin Zander   Primary Artist,Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar,Keyboards
Dr. John   Piano
Maria McKee   Vocals,Background Vocals
Stevie Nicks   Vocals
Don Felder   Guitar
Mick Fleetwood   Drums
Mike Campbell   Synthesizer,Bass,Dobro,Guitar
Bonnie Hayes   Keyboards
James Early   Keyboards
Bobbye Hall   Percussion
Edna Wright   Choir, Chorus
Christina Amphlett   Vocals
Benmont Tench   Organ,Electric Piano
Gregg Bissonette   Drums
Robbie Buchanan   Keyboards
Kim Bullard   Synthesizer,Keyboards
Steve Ferris   Guitar
Michael Fisher   Percussion
Derek Forbes   Bass
Scott Humphrey   Synthesizer,Keyboards
Patrick Leonard   Organ,Synthesizer,Piano
Mick MacNeil   Keyboards
Alfred McCrary   Choir, Chorus
Linda McCrary-Campbell   Choir, Chorus
Brian McGee   Drums
Nathaniel Phillips   Bass
Tim Pierce   Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar
Alfie Silas   Choir, Chorus
J.D. Souther   Vocals
Dave Stewart   Guitar
Carlos Vega   Drums
Rob Laufer   Guitar
Richard Ruce   Bass
Gary Taylar   Guitar
Tom Petersson   Bass

Technical Credits

Maria McKee   Programming
Mike Campbell   Producer
James Early   Programming,Producer
Robin Zander   Producer
Peter Asher   Programming,Producer
Jimmy Iovine   Producer
Phil Kaffel   Engineer
Mick MacNeil   Programming
Carlos Vega   Programming
Matt Dyke   Producer

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