Michael McDonald - Blue Obsession

Artist:
Michael McDonald
Category:
Rock
Name:
Blue Obsession
Quality:
FLAC, MP3
Label: Sanctuary Records ‎– SMRCD256, Ramp Records ‎– SMRCD256
Type: CD, Album
Country: UK
Date of released: 2000
Category: Rock, Funk / Soul
Style: Soft Rock, Soul

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 All I Need
Backing Vocals – Angelo Petrucci, Chris Willis, Nicol Smith, Tabitha Fair, Veronica PetrucciCello – Anthony LaMarchina, Bob MasonConcertmaster – Carl GorodetzkyGuitar – Chris RodriguezHarp – Carol McClurePercussion – Tom RoadyStrings – The Nashville String MachineTrombone – Barry GreenTrumpet – Mike HaynesViola – Alan Umstead, Gary Vanosdale, Kristin WilkinsonViolin – Conni Ellisor, David Davidson, Lee Larrison, Mary Kathryn Vanosdale, Pamela Sixfin*Vocals [Duet] – Tommy SimsWritten-By – Michael McDonald, Tommy Sims
5:42
2 No Love To Be Found
Guitar [Solo] – Bernie ChiaravalleOrgan – Bill Livsey*Vocals [Duet], Backing Vocals – Wendy MotenWritten-By – Bernie Chiaravalle, Michael McDonald
5:33
3 Obsession Blues
Acoustic Guitar – George CocchiniElectric Guitar – William Owsley*Organ [B3] – Johnny NeelPercussion – Dan NeedhamWritten-By – Bernie Chiaravalle, Michael McDonald
4:36
4 Where Would I Be Now
Drums – Yvette PreyerFiddle [Bass] – Viktor KraussHarmony Vocals – Amy Holland McDonaldPercussion – Terry McMillanProducer – Bernie Chiarivalli*, M. McDonald*Written-By – Michael McDonald, Tony Joe White
6:10
5 Build Upon It
Backing Vocals – Alfreda McCrary, Deloris Cox*, Demetria Slaydon*, Duwane Starling*, Ladre Fayne, Pamela Holman, Stacy Covington, Tiffany Palmer, Timothy TerryBacking Vocals, Arranged By [Directed Backing Vocals] – Rodney CovingtonClavinet – Marc Harris*Congas – Terry McMillanElectric Bass – Chris KentProducer – Bernie Chiarivalli*, M. McDonald*Tambourine, Drums – Yvette PreyerWritten-By – Bernie Chiaravalle, Michael McDonald
5:07
6 The Meaning Of Love
Acoustic Guitar – Gordon KennedyCello – Anthony Lamarchina, Bob MasonConcertmaster – Carl GorodetzkyFlute – Sam LevineHarp – Carol McClureOboe – Bobby Taylor Strings – The Nashville String MachineViola – Alan Umstead, Gary Vanosdale, Kristin WilkinsonViolin – Conni Ellisor, David Davidson, Lee Larrison, Mary Kathryn Vanosdale, Pamela Sixfin*Written-By – Jim Photoglow*, Michael McDonald
5:31
7 Open The Door
Backing Vocals – Amy Holland McDonaldPercussion – Tom RoadyWritten-By – Michael McDonald, Tommy Sims
5:51
8 Kikwit Town
Backing Vocals – Nicol SmithCello – Bob MasonDrum [Wave] – Chester ThompsonEffects [Sound] – Danny Duncan Guitar – George CocchiniViola – Kris Wilkinson*Violin – Carl Gorodetzky, Pam SixfinWritten-By – Chester Thompson, Michael McDonald
5:43
9 Down By The River
Backing Vocals – Amy Holland McDonald, Christopher Cross, Karla BonoffBass – Todd Smith Drums – Brian ZsupnikProducer – M. McDonald*Producer, Guitar – Chris PelonisWritten-By – Neil Young
5:38
10 Someday You Will
Backing Vocals – Claude McKnight, Joey Kibble, Mark KibbleElectric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – Gordon KennedyOrgan – Bill Livsey*Percussion – Danny Duncan Written-By – Bernie Chiaravalle, Michael McDonald
4:25
11 Ain't That Peculiar
Backing Vocals – Kevin Max Smith*, Michael McDonald, Michael TaitDrums – George PerilliGuitar – Chris RodriguezProducer – M. McDonald*Producer, Keyboards [Additional], Guitar – David PackProgrammed By, Organ, Edited By [Tracks], Sampler – Joe HogueVocals [Duet], Backing Vocals – Toby McKeehanWritten-By – Marvin Tarplin, Robert Rogers, Warren Moore, William Robinson*
5:15
12 You Can't Make It Love
Acoustic Guitar – Chris RodriguezWritten-By – John Scott Sherrill, Michael McDonald
4:24

Companies, etc.

  • Licensed To – Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.
  • Made By – Universal M & L, UK
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Ramp Records

Credits

  • Arranged By [Horn] – Tim Akers (tracks: 1, 2, 7), Tommy Sims (tracks: 1, 2, 7)
  • Arranged By [Rhythm] – Bernie Chiaravalle (tracks: 2, 3, 10), Michael McDonald (tracks: 2, 3, 6, 8, 10), Tommy Sims (tracks: 1, 2, 6 to 8, 10)
  • Arranged By [String] – Ron Huff* (tracks: 6), Tim Akers (tracks: 1, 8), Tommy Sims (tracks: 1, 6, 8)
  • Arranged By [Vocal] – Michael McDonald (tracks: 2), Tommy Sims (tracks: 1, 2), Wendy Moten (tracks: 2)
  • Art Direction, Photography By [Inside Turtle] – Bruce Steinberg
  • Bass – Tommy Sims (tracks: 1 to 3, 6 to 8, 10)
  • Clavinet – Michael McDonald (tracks: 5), Tommy Sims (tracks: 2)
  • Conductor – Ron Huff* (tracks: 6), Tim Akers (tracks: 1)
  • Coordinator [Production] – Bridgett Evans O'Lannerghty, Gail Chiarivalli*, Susan Henson
  • Cymbal – Bernie Chiaravalle (tracks: 4)
  • Design [Package] – Simon Design
  • Drum Programming – Tommy Sims (tracks: 6)
  • Drums – Dan Needham (tracks: 1 to 3, 7, 8, 10)
  • Edited By [Hard Disk] – Sheyne Gue* (tracks: 4, 5)
  • Engineer – Andy Gerome, Ben Fowler, Chris Pelonis, Grady Walker, Greg Rubin*, Jon Lechner, Mark Casselman, Martin Woodlee, Russ Martin
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Dave Dillbeck*, Reid Shippen*, Graham Lewis , Hank Nirider, Joe Costa, Mark Frigo, Shawn McLean, Tim Coyle, Tony Green
  • Guitar – Bernie Chiaravalle (tracks: 3 to 5, 10), Tommy Sims (tracks: 6, 7)
  • Keyboards – Tommy Sims (tracks: 1, 6, 8)
  • Management – Craig Fruin, H.K. Management*, Howard Kaufman
  • Mixed By – Chris Pelonis (tracks: 9), Greg Rubin* (tracks: 1, 7, 8, 10, 12), Rick Will (tracks: 2 to 6, 11)
  • Organ – Marc Harris* (tracks: 1, 4 to 7, 12), Michael McDonald (tracks: 3, 7, 9), Tim Akers (tracks: 4)
  • Percussion – Tommy Sims (tracks: 8)
  • Photography By [Back Cover] – Gary Braasch, Tony Stone Images
  • Photography By [Front Cover] – Dennis Keeley
  • Piano – Michael McDonald (tracks: 4, 5, 11, 12), Tommy Sims (tracks: 8, 10)
  • Producer – Tommy Sims (tracks: 1 to 3, 6 to 8, 10, 12)
  • Rhythm Guitar – Bernie Chiaravalle (tracks: 2), Tommy Sims (tracks: 2)
  • Saxophone – Denis Solee (tracks: 1, 2, 7), Doug Moffet (tracks: 1, 2, 7), Mark Douthit (tracks: 1, 2, 7)
  • Synthesizer – Michael McDonald (tracks: 2, 4, 8, 10), Tommy Sims (tracks: 7)

Notes

Recorded at The Bennett House, Franklin; The Dugout, Nashville; Sound Kitchen, Franklin; Love Shack, Nashville; Sound Stage, Nashville; Sixteenth Ave. Sound, Nashville; Northbeach, Franklin; Woodland Studios, Nashville; Bingham Bend; Leipers Fork; Orange Whip, Santa Barbara

Tracks 1, 7, 8, 10, 12 Mixed at Sound Kitchen
Tracks 2, 3, 6 11 Mixed at Sound Stage
Tracks 4, 5 Mixed at Sixteenth Ave. Sound
Track 9 Mixed at Orange Whip

℗ The copyright in these sound recordings is owned by Ramp Records under exclusive license to Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.
© 2000 Ramp Records

Made in England

Kirk Whalum appears courtesy of Columbia Records
Wendy Moten appears courtesy of Thunderbird Records
Nicol Smith appears courtesy of Curb Records
Angelo and Veronica Petrucci appear courtesy of Benson Records
Chris Willis appears courtesy of StarSong Records
Claude McKnight, Joel Kibble and Mark Kibble appear courtesy of Warner Alliance Records
Keith Max Smith appears courtesy of Forefront Records
Toby McKeehan appears courtesy of Forefront Records
Michael Tait appears courtesy of Forefront Records

Kevin Smith is credited as Kevin Max Smith [D.C. Talk]

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5 050749 225627 >
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI 8733
  • Matrix / Runout: EDC Blackburn Ltd SANCD002
  • Label Code: LC6448

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SANCD002 Michael McDonald Blue Obsession ‎(CD, Album) Sanctuary Records, Ramp Records SANCD002 UK 2000
RMPD 1001 Michael McDonald Blue Obsession ‎(CD, Album) Ramp Records RMPD 1001 US 2000
SAMPR002 Michael McDonald Blue Obsession ‎(CD, Album, Promo) Sanctuary Records SAMPR002 UK 2000
2-46508-AB Michael McDonald Blue Obsession ‎(CD, Album, Promo) Reprise Records 2-46508-AB US 1997
CRCL80012 Michael McDonald Blue Obsession ‎(CD, Album) Ramp Records CRCL80012 Japan 2000