Crystal Waters ‎– Storyteller

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1 100% Pure Love
Co-producer [Co-Produced By] – Basement Boys*Drum Programming [Additional Drum Programming] – Maurice Fulton, Sean SpencerEngineer [Engineered By] – David SussmanEngineer [Tracking Engineer] – Brian "G"*Guitar – Wayne CooperKeyboards – Gary Hudgins, Mark Harris, Fruity Roberts*Organ [Organ Solo] – Gary HudginsProducer [Vocals Produced By], Arranged By – Kenny HicksWritten-By – J. Steinhour*, T. Douglas*, T. Davis*
4:38
2 Ghetto Day
Backing Vocals [Backgrounds] – Audrey Wheeler, Crystal Waters, Kenny HicksCo-producer [Co-Produced By] – Basement Boys*Drums – Sean SpencerEngineer [Engineered By] – Basement Boys*Engineer [Engineered By], Mixed By – Gerry Brown*Engineer [Tracking Engineer] – Brian "G"*Guitar – Wayne CooperHorns [Live Horns] – Bennie Cowan, Greg Boyer, Greg Thomas (2), P Funk Horn SectionKeyboards – Gary Hudgins, Hozay ClowneyPerformer [Contains Portions Of "Stoned Soul Picnic"] – 5th Dimension, "The Flavor Unit" By The Flavor Unit Assassination Squad*Producer [Vocals Produced By], Arranged By – Kenny HicksScratches [Scratch By] – DJ NoodlesWritten-By – S. Spencer*Written-By [Contains Portions Of "Stoned Soul Picnic"] – Laura Nyro
3:32
3 Regardless
Engineer [Assistant Engineers] – David Carpenter, Max Vargas, Phil PaganoEngineer [Engineered By] – Joe Hornoff, Kieran Walsh, Norty CottoEngineer [Mix Engineer] – Dave Darlington*Instruments [All Instruments] – Greg Smith (14)Rap – PlebianWritten-By – G. Smith*
3:37
4 I Believe I Love You
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Adrianne McDonald, Antoinette Roberson, Crystal Waters, Katreese BarnesEngineer [Assistant Engineers] – David Carpenter, Max Vargas, Phil PaganoEngineer [Engineered By] – Axel Niehaus, Joe Hornoff, Kieran Walsh, Norty CottoEngineer [Mix Engineer] – Bob RosaInstruments [All Instruments] – Greg Smith (14)Written-By – G. Smith*
3:42
5 Relax
Keyboards [All Keyboards], Programmed By [Programming] – David AnthonyMixed By, Engineer [Engineered By] – Bill KlattWritten-By – D. Anthony*
3:29
6 What I Need
Backing Vocals [Backgrounds] – Greg Thomas (2), Novelair ThomasDrums – Doug Smith, Richard Payton, Basement Boys*Engineer [Engineered By] – David SussmanEngineer [Tracking Engineer] – Teddy DouglasKeyboards – Doug Smith, Richard PaytonMixed By – 95 NorthTrombone – Greg BoyerWritten-By – D. Smith*, R. Payton*
4:44
7 Storyteller
Backing Vocals [Backgrounds] – Crystal WatersCo-producer [Co-Produced By] – Basement Boys*Drum Programming – Sean SpencerEngineer [Engineered By] – Basement Boys*Engineer [Engineered By], Mixed By – Gerry BrownEngineer [Tracking Engineer] – Brian "G"*Keyboards – Neal ConwayProducer [Vocals Produced By], Arranged By – Kenny HicksStrings – Gary HudginsVibraphone [Vibes] – Hoza Clowney*Written-By – N. Conway*, S. Spencer*
4:41
8 Is It For Me
Backing Vocals [Backgrounds] – Crystal WatersCo-producer [Co-Produced By] – Basement Boys*Drums – Maurice Fulton, Sean SpencerEngineer [Engineered By] – Basement Boys*Engineer [Engineered By], Mixed By – Gerry BrownEngineer [Tracking Engineer] – Arnold GehrProducer [Vocals Produced By], Arranged By – Kenny HicksSaxophone [Sax] – Greg Thomas (2)Scat – Greg Thomas (2)Vibraphone [Vibes] – David BachWritten-By – David Bach, G. Mitchell*, J. Selway*
4:22
9 Listen For My Beep
Engineer [Engineered By] – John KoganMixed By – Gregg "The Mutha-Fuckin" Mann*Recorded By [Preproduction Recording By], Engineer [Engineering By], Programmed By [Programming By] – Tony Prendatt, Trackworkz Inc.*Written-By – P. Harvey*
3:59
10 Daddy Do
Co-producer [Co-Produced By] – Basement Boys*Drums – Maurice Fulton, Sean Spencer, Basement Boys*Engineer [Engineered By] – David SussmanEngineer [Tracking Engineer] – Arnold GehrGuitar – Wayne CooperKeyboards – Charles Dockins, Maurice FultonProducer [Vocals Produced By], Arranged By – Kenny HicksProgrammed By [Additional Programming] – Jay SteinhourTrumpet – Bennie CowanWritten-By – A. Mack*
6:12
11 Lover Lay Low
Backing Vocals [Backgrounds] – Crystal Waters, Kenny HicksCo-producer [Co-Produced By] – Basement Boys*Engineer [Engineered By] – Basement Boys*Engineer [Engineered By], Mixed By – Gerry BrownEngineer [Tracking Engineer] – Teddy DouglasFinger Snaps [Snaps] – Gerry Brown Ha Ha Ha!!!!!*Instruments [All Instruments] – Eric KupperProducer [Vocals Produced By], Arranged By – Kenny HicksSaxophone [Sax] – Greg Thomas (2)Written-By – E. Kupper*
5:48
Bonus Track
12 Piece Of Lonely
Written-By – Osten Harvey
2:49

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Issued with a 8-page booklet.

Printed on backcover:
℗ 1994 PolyGram Records, Inc. © 1994 PolyGram Records, Inc.

Printed on booklet:
Track 1: © 1994 Basement Boys Music/C-Water Music admin. by PolyGram Int'l Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP)
Track 2: © 1994 Basement Boys Music/C-Water Music admin. by PolyGram Int'l Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP) | EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc./Tuff City Music (BMI)
Track 3: © 1994 Basement Boys Music/C-Water Music admin. by PolyGram Int'l Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP) | Bad Mofo Music/Peermusic Ltd. admin. by Peermusic Ltd. (BMI)
Track 4: © 1994 Basement Boys Music/C-Water Music admin. by PolyGram Int'l Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP) | Bad Mofo Music/Peermusic Ltd. admin. by Peermusic Ltd. (BMI)
Track 5: © 1994 Basement Boys Music/C-Water Music admin. by PolyGram Int'l Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP)/BMG Songs, Inc./Yuhbig Music (ASCAP)
Track 6: © 1994 Basement Boys Music/C-Water Music admin. by PolyGram Int'l Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP) | Kinda Kool Music (BMI) | Party Payton Music (BMI) | Dungeon Culture Music (BMI)
Track 7: © 1994 Basement Boys Music/C-Water Music admin. by PolyGram Int'l Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP) | Kinda Kool Music (BMI)
Track 8: © 1994 Basement Boys Music/C-Water Music admin. by PolyGram Int'l Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP) | It Takes Two Music (ASCAP)
Track 9: © 1994 Basement Boys Music/C-Water Music admin. by PolyGram Int'l Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP)/Copyright Control
Track 10: © 1994 Basement Boys Music/C-Water Music admin. by PolyGram Int'l Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP) | Al Mack Music (ASCAP)
Track 11: © 1994 Basement Boys Music/C-Water Music admin. by PolyGram Int'l Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP) | Squalene Music (ASCAP) | EMI Music (ASCAP)
Track 12: © 1994 Basement Boys Music/C-Water Music admin. by PolyGram Int'l Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP) | EMI April Music, Inc./Bee Mo Easy Music (ASCAP)

Track 3, 4 produced for Mr. Smith Productions
Recorded at Basement Boys Studios, 1993.
Mastered at the Hit Factory, NYC.
Management: [...] for AM/PM Entertainment

Track 1: Additional drum programming for Basement Boys Productions
Track 2: Contains portions of "Stoned Soul Picnic", published by EMI Music (BMI) and published by Tuff City Music
Track 3: Studios: D&D Recording, Bass Hit, Platinum Island
Track 4: Studios: D&D Recording, Electric Lady, Platinum Lady
Track 5: Recorded at No Name Studios, NYC • Mixed at Bass Hit Studios, NYC
Track 9: Additional recording at Chung King Studios • Mixed at Chung King Studios, NYC

Thank you - To all those who cradled, nourished & cared, who stood by bravely and allowed me to grow. You who filled with worry, managed to give encouraging words. Always remember you are the strenth i float on, as i fly free. Lv Crystal • Mom, dad, Steph & Carlos, you've literally been there since day 1. My Hearts, Morgan, Lindsey & Lxle Reese, i luv u. Lynn-thanx 4 putting up with me. My cousins-the Corsey family & the Turner family. Friends-the D.C. crew, the Md. crew, the Jersey crew, the N.Y. crew & the newly founded so. Beach, Miami crew. The 1 and only manager Vito Bruno ("f 'em). Carolyn Thornton-welcome back. Robert Irvine & Oscar Poche, your efforts are not forgotten. Ed Eckstine, 4 having faith. Bruce Carbone, "The meanest A&R in the business," thanx 4 pushing me, i needed it. Josh Zieman, 4 being there. Chris Thompson, 4 the touch-up. Kenny Hicks, your efforts on this project are too many to count. I never could have done it without you. Willie Fry, 4 your support & always being on point. Jerry Brown, the master, how big are your feet again? Tony Johnson, 4 your help & much needed support. Little Steven Van Zandt, 4 taking time out of your day to stand up 4 me. Melrose Place (Mel Schnoll & rose), 4 keeping my money & life in order. Sabrina Johnston, Freedom Williams & Lil' Louis, 4 having the nerve to tell me about myself, i hate you ☺. Al Mack, what can i say, u made it. Jamale Graves, Cornell Ivey, Jr. Vasquez, Kevin Milan and the "House of Milan", thanx for standing over the pot and adding the flavor. Greg Smith, David Anthony, Easy Mo Bee & L.G., thanx 4 the experience & hope we do it again. And, last but not least, the Basement Boys, Teddy, Jay & yes, even u Tommy-thanx 4 listening and having an open mind.

Basement Boys would like to thank God for making it all possible, Bruce Carbone, Mike Sefton, Ed Eckstine, Steve Kopitko, Steve Wolfe, Sean Spencer, Neal Conway, Maurice Fulton (you're not well), Eric Kupper, Fruity, Wayne Cooper, Gary Hudgins, Greg Thomas, Greg Boyer, Benny Cowan, Hozay, Tim, Richard Payton, Doug Smith, David Bach, Gerry Brown, Kenny Hicks (it was too much fun!), David Sussman, Electric Lady Studios, Prime Cuts Studios, Virtual Audio for all your help, Crystal "oh Mary you were fierce," all the DJs around the world and radio programmers who believed, all the Camps-LA, San Francisco, Def Mix, Chicago Posse, D.C., Atlanta etc. Mark Thomas, all the clubs around the world, especially Baltimore's own club Paradox, and Mark Pellington for the first video. P.S. We hope we didn't miss anyone!

© 1994 PolyGram Records, Inc.

Printed on CD:
℗ 1994 PolyGram Records, Inc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 7 31452 23372 1
  • Barcode (String): 731452233721
  • Label Code: LC 0268
  • Matrix / Runout: 522 337-2 01>
  • Matrix / Runout (Mould SID area): Made in Germany by PMDC H
  • Rights Society: BIEM STEMRA
  • Price Code: PG 900

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P2-22105 Crystal Waters Storyteller(CD, Album, Club) Mercury P2-22105 US 1994 Sell This Version
522 337-4 Crystal Waters Storyteller(Cass, Album) Mercury 522 337-4 Thailand 1994 Sell This Version
314 522 105-2, D103263 Crystal Waters Storyteller(CD, Album) Mercury, BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. 314 522 105-2, D103263 US 1994 Sell This Version
FPBCD 035 Crystal Waters Storyteller(CD, Album) Mercury FPBCD 035 South Africa 1994 Sell This Version
522 337-1 Crystal Waters Storyteller(2xLP, Album, S/Edition) A&M PM 522 337-1 UK 1994 Sell This Version

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