Ritual of Love

Ritual of Love

by Karyn White
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Overview

Ritual of Love

Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis' production is the real star of White's sophomore album. And while the results aren't nearly as stunning as similar work they did with Janet Jackson around the same time (many of these songs sound like Rhythm Nation leftovers), there is a uniformity to the tracks that makes Ritual a more consistent and enjoyable listen than it should be. Highlights are "Romantic," "The Way I Feel About You," "Walkin' the Dog," and "Do Unto Me."

Product Details

Release Date: 09/10/1991
Label: Warner Bros / Wea
UPC: 0075992632027
catalogNumber: 26320

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Karyn White   Primary Artist,Vocals,Background Vocals
Bruce Allard   Conductor
Mary Bahr   Strings
Jearlyn Steele Battle   Background Vocals
Carolyn Daws   Strings
Joey Elias   Vocals
Vernon D. Fails   Keyboards
Zac Harmon   Instrumental
Edgar Boney E Hinton   Bass
Jimmy Jam   Instrumental,Keyboards,Multi Instruments
Lisa Keith   Background Vocals
Keri Lewis   Keyboards
Terry Lewis   Bass,Instrumental
Julia Persitz   Strings
Michael J. Powell   Guitar,Percussion,Drums
Laura Sewell   Strings
Joanna Shelton   Strings,Sheng
Laney Stewart   Keyboards
Stokley   Percussion,Drums
Christopher Troy   Synthesizer,Keyboards,Synthesizer Bass
Lawrence Waddell   Keyboards
David Ward   Synthesizer,Percussion,Drums
Lance Alexander   Keyboards,Vocals,Background Vocals,Sampling
Gary Hines   Keyboards
Hyacinthe Tlucek   Strings
Prof. T.   Background Vocals
Trenon Graham   Drums
Lea Folia   Strings
Rudolf Lekhter   Strings
Darron Story   Background Vocals
Andre Shepard   Background Vocals
Bruce Sterling   Synthesizer,Synthesizer Bass
Marcia Peck   Strings
Richard Davis   Guitar
Kenny Holmen   Saxophone
Jeanne Ekholm   Strings

Technical Credits

Karyn White   Composer,Producer,Executive Producer,Vocal Arrangements,rhythm arrangement
Lee Blaskey   String Arrangements
Zac Harmon   Producer,Vocal Arrangements,rhythm arrangement
Steve Hodge   Engineer
Michael Iacopelli   Engineer
Jimmy Jam   Producer,Executive Producer,Vocal Arrangements,rhythm arrangement
Terry Lewis   Composer,Producer,Engineer,Contributor,Executive Producer,Vocal Arrangements,rhythm arrangement
Benny Medina   Executive Producer
Michael J. Powell   Producer,rhythm arrangement
Richardson   Engineer
David Rideau   Engineer
Laney Stewart   Producer,Engineer,drum programming
Stokley   drum programming
Christopher Troy   Producer,Vocal Arrangements,String Arrangements,rhythm arrangement
David Ward   Programming,Engineer
Mike Girgis   Engineer
James Harris   Composer
Eric Sproull   Engineer
Simon Halfon   Art Direction

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Ritual of Love 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This record is one my favorites of all of time. During that time Karyn brought a sense of herself in this record. One of my favortie song is The Way I feel about you and to me that song is what got everybody in the mood for love. Karyn look luck in the future and I hope that you will comes in to the music business and bring us more hit records like you did before.
Guest More than 1 year ago
For me, Karyn White epitomizes the early 90s. Her smooth sound,sexiness and attitude made her, in my opinion, the best black female solo artist of that time. Romantic is one of my favourite songs of all time, it fills me with nostalgia when I hear it of when I was 11 years old in the Summer of '91. Quite simply, Karyn White, rocks.