A Night to Remember

A Night to Remember

by Cyndi Lauper

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A Night to Remember

On True Colors, Cyndi Lauper began to edge her way into adult contemporary territory, but it was on her third album, A Night to Remember, that she concentrated all of her attention on becoming a self-consciously "mature" singer/songwriter. A Night to Remember doesn't always work, but not because she's incapable of performing polished, well-crafted middle-of-the-road material -- "Time After Time" and "True Colors" prove that she could convincingly deliver ballads. Instead, the album bogs down because it assumes that labored arrangements and precisely detailed production are tantamount to musical sophistication. That said, there are some moments -- such as the seductive "I Drove All Night" -- that make a lasting impression, illustrating what Lauper was attempting to achieve with the record.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/28/1989
Label: Epic Europe
UPC: 5099746249922
catalogNumber: 4624992

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Cyndi Lauper   Primary Artist,Dulcimer,Background Vocals
Rick Derringer   Guitar
Paul Pesco   Guitar
Angela Clemmons-Patrick   Background Vocals
Gordon Grody   Background Vocals
Larry Blackmon   Background Vocals
Bobby Bandiera   Guitar
Bootsy Collins   Bass Guitar
Jeff Bova   Keyboards
Eric Clapton   Guitar
Dave Dale   Guitar
Steve Ferrone   Drums
Neil Jason   Bass Guitar
Tomi Jenkins   Background Vocals
Tom Kelly   Keyboards,Background Vocals
Nathan Leftenant   Background Vocals
John McCurry   Guitar,Coral Sitar
Rob Newhouse   Guitar
Franke Previte   Background Vocals
George Recile   Triangle
Frank Simms   Background Vocals
George Simms   Background Vocals
Carole Steele   Percussion
T.M. Stevens   Bass Guitar
John Turi   Keyboards,Saxophone
Peter Wood   Keyboards
Bakithi Kumalo   Bass Guitar
Tommy Mandel   Keyboards
Lee Foxx   Bass Guitar
T-Bone Wolk   Bass Guitar
Dave Spinner   Background Vocals
Rocking Dopsie   Accordion

Technical Credits

Cyndi Lauper   Arranger,Composer,Producer,Art Direction
Gary Wright   Engineer
Desmond Child   Composer
Jeff Bova   Arranger
Jimmy Bralower   Arranger,drum programming
Tom Kelly   Arranger
Gary Lyons   Engineer
Lennie Petze   Arranger,Producer
Franke Previte   Arranger
Phil Ramone   Arranger,Producer
Billy Steinberg   Arranger
Eric "ET" Thorngren   Arranger,Producer,Engineer
David Wolff   Executive Producer
Stacy Drummond   Art Direction
Joe Bellia   drum machine
T. Kelly   Composer

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