Vanessa Williams ‎– The Comfort Zone

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Polydor ‎– 511 267-2
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1 The Comfort Zone
Backing Vocals – Angel Rogers, Valerie Pinkston Mayo*Flute [Solo] – Hubert LawsLead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Vanessa WilliamsMixed By – e.e. (2)Mixed By [Assistant] – John FundingslandProducer, Arranged By [Rhythm], Written-By – Reggie StewartProducer, Backing Vocals, Arranged By [Vocals], Written-By – Kipper JonesProducer, Recorded By, Mixed By – Gerry Brown*Recorded By [Assistant] – Marty Lester, Mike PiersanteSampler [Additional Samples], Drum Programming – DJ L.A. Jay*Saxophone, Arranged By [Horns] – Scott MayoTrombone – Duane BenjaminTrumpet – Fernando Pullum
3:58
2 Running Back To You
Backing Vocals – Debbie Cole*Engineer – Claude Demers, Kiren Walsh*, Matt Wells, Will SchillingerKeyboards, Bass – Fred McFarlaneLead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Vanessa WilliamsProducer, Keyboards, Programmed By [Keyboards], Drum Programming, Written-By – Kenni HairstonProducer, Written-By – Trevor GaleProgrammed By [Keyboards] – Alan Friedman, Gregg Arnold, Merv De Pyere*Sampler, Producer [Additional] – DJ L.A. Jay*, Rob Von Arx
4:39
3 Work To Do
Arranged By [Vocals] – Mark StevensBacking Vocals – Brian McKnight, Tata VegaCo-producer, Arranged By [Vocals], Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Vanessa WilliamsCo-producer, Arranged By [Vocals], Recorded By, Mixed By – Gerry Brown*Mixed By – Mike Fossenkemper*Mixed By [Assistant] – VictorioPiano [Solo] – Jorgen KaufmaProducer, Arranged By [Rhythm], Keyboards, Drum Programming – Dr. Jam*Producer, Arranged By [Rhythm], Sampler, Mixed By – Phase 5 (2)Rap [Solo] – "Dres" Of The Black Sheep*Recorded By – Solid Productions (2)Recorded By [Assistant] – Foley (3)Recorded By [Asssitant] – John FundingslandSounds [Ghetto Sounds] – DJ L.A. Jay*Written-By – O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley
4:36
4 You Gotta Go
Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Vanessa WilliamsMixed By – e.e. (2)Mixed By [Assistant] – John FundingslandProducer, Keyboards, Drum Programming, Written-By – Dr. Jam*Producer, Piano [Acoustic], Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Arranged By [Vocals], Written-By – Brian McKnightProducer, Recorded By [Additional], Mixed By – Gerry Brown*Recorded By – Solid Productions (2)Recorded By [Additional Assistant] – Marty LesterTechnician [Synching & Locking] – Clark GarmonWritten-By – Mark Stevens
6:22
5 Still In Love
Guitar, Soloist [Guitar] – Paul Jackson Jr.Keyboards [Additional] – Monte Seward*Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Vanessa WilliamsProducer, Arranged By, Backing Vocals, Keyboards, Bass, Written-By – Derek BrambleRecorded By, Mixed By – Jeff BaldingSaxophone – Gerald Albright
5:21
6 Save The Best For Last
Acoustic Guitar – Jerry McPhersonConductor [Strings] – Ronn HuffContractor – Carl GorodetzkyMixed By – Bill WhittingtonMixed By [Assistant] – Jeff Gledt*, John KunzProducer, Arranged By, Keyboards, Bass, Arranged By [Strings], Drum Programming – Keith ThomasRecorded By [Assistant] – Charles Puls, Gary Paczosa, Roy Gamble, Shawn Mclean, Steve Charles, Todd MooreStrings – The Nashville String MachineVocals [All Voices], Arranged By [Vocals] – Vanessa WilliamsWritten-By – Jon Lind, Phil Galdston, Wendy Waldman
3:39
7 What Will I Tell My Heart
Arranged By, Piano – Randy WaldmanBass [Acoustic] – Stanley ClarkeDrums – Harvey MasonMixed By [Assistant] – John FundingslandProducer, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Mixed By – Vanessa WilliamsProducer, Mixed By – Gerry Brown*Recorded By – Allen Sides, Joe SchiffSaxophone [Tenor] – Pete Christleib*Written-By – Gordon*, Lawrence*, Tinturin*
4:18
8 Strangers Eyes
Arranged By [Vocals], Backing Vocals – Brian McKnightArranged By [Vocals], Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Vanessa WilliamsGuitar – DepeteMixed By [Assistant] – Brian Soucey*Producer, Arranged By [Vocals], Written-By – Mark StevensProducer, Drums, Keyboards, Bass, Arranged By [Rhythm], Written-By – Doctor JamProducer, Recorded By [Vocals], Mixed By – Gerry Brown*Recorded By – Solid Productions (2)Recorded By [Assistant Vocals] – John Fundingsland, John HermanSaxophone – Thomas Haas*Synthesizer [Bass] – David Frank
6:15
9 2 Of A Kind
Arranged By [Vocals], Backing Vocals – Brian McKnightBass – Cornelius MimsGuitar – Wah Wah Watson*Mixed By [Assistant] – John FundingslandProducer, Arranged By [Rhythm], Keyboards, Drum Programming, Written-By – Dr. Jam*Producer, Arranged By [Vocals], Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Mixed By, Written-By – Vanessa WilliamsProducer, Recorded By [Additional], Mixed By – Gerry Brown*Recorded By – Solid Productions (2)Recorded By [Assistant Additional] – Foley (3)
5:15
10 Freedom Dance (Get Free!)
Arranged By [Vocals], Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Vanessa WilliamsBacking Vocals – Brian McKnight, Ricky Nelson*Producer [Additional], Arranged By [Rhythm], Programmed By [Keyboards], Drum Programming, Written-By – Reggie StewartProducer [Additional], Mixed By [Additional] – Bruce CarboneProducer [Additional], Mixed By [Additional], Arranged By [Rhythm], Programmed By [Keyboards], Drum Programming, Remix – Dave Darlington*Producer, Arranged By [Vocals], Backing Vocals, Written-By – Kipper JonesProducer, Recorded By – Gerry Brown*Recorded By [Assistant] – Brian Soucy, Mike Piersante
4:13
11 Just For Tonight
Backing Vocals – Brian McKnight, Donna McElroy, Lori Fulton, Vicki HamptonDrum Programming – Mark HammondGuitar – Dann HuffLead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Vanessa WilliamsMixed By – Bill WhittingtonMixed By [Assistant] – Jeff Gledt*, John KunzProducer, Arranged By, Keyboards, Bass, Written-By – Keith ThomasRecorded By [Assistant] – Charles Puls, Gary Paczosa, Roy Gamble, Shawn Mclean, Steve Charles, Todd MooreWritten-By – Cynthia Weil
4:27
12 One Reason
Backing Vocals – Brian McKnight, Donna McElroy, Lori FultonDrum Programming, Percussion – Mark HammondGuitar – Jerry McPhersonLead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Vanessa WilliamsMixed By – Humberto GaticaMixed By [Assistant] – John David ParkerProducer, Arranged By, Arranged By [Rhythm], Arranged By [Vocals], Keyboards, Bass, Drum Programming, Percussion, Written-By – Keith ThomasRecorded By [Assistant] – Charles Puls, Gary Paczosa, Roy Gamble, Shawn Mclean, Steve Charles, Todd MooreSaxophone – Mark Douthlt*Written-By – Cynthia Weil
4:52
13 Better Off Now
Backing Vocals – Brian McKnight, Donna McElroy, Lori FultonDrums – Mark HammondGuitar – Dann HuffLead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Vanessa WilliamsMixed By – Bill WhittingtonMixed By [Assistant] – Jeff Gledt*, John KunzProducer, Arranged By, Arranged By [Rhythm], Arranged By [Vocals], Keyboards, Bass, Written-By – Keith ThomasRecorded By [Assistant] – Charles Puls, Gary Paczosa, Roy Gamble, Shawn Mclean, Steve Charles, Todd MooreSaxophone – Mark Douthlt*Written-By – Wendy Waldman
4:12
14 Goodbye
Bass – Jimmie Lee SloasDrum Programming – Mark HammondGuitar – Dann HuffLead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Vanessa WilliamsLead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Vocals [Male Voice In Vamp] – Brian McKnightMandolin – Jerry McPhersonMixed By – Bill WhittingtonMixed By [Assistant] – Jeff Gledt*, John KunzProducer, Arranged By, Keyboards, Written-By – Keith ThomasRecorded By [Assistant] – Charles Puls, Gary Paczosa, Roy Gamble, Shawn Mclean, Steve Charles, Todd MooreSaxophone – Mark Douthlt*Written-By – Gary Chapman
4:20
15 The Right Stuff (Norman Cook 12" Remix)
Producer – Rex SalasRemix – Norman Cook
6:18

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℗ 1991 PolyGram Records Inc. except track 15 ℗ 1989 PolyGram Records Inc.
© 1991 PolyGram Records Inc

Marketed and distributed in the UK by Polydor Ltd.

Disc: Made in England

Track 1 recorded at Sunset Sound Factory and Hollywood Sound, Los Angeles. Mixed at Westlake Audio.
Track 2 recorded at D&D Recording, Marathon Recording and Home Base Recording, New York, NY. Mixed at Platinum Island, N.Y.
Track 3 recorded at Blondahl, Copenhagen, Denmark, Creative Source and Westlake Audio, Los Angeles. Mixed at Soundtrack NYC.
Track 4 recorded at Blondahl Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, Hollywood Sound and Westlake Audio. Mixed at Westlake Audio, Los Angeles.
Track 5 recorded at Summa and Ocean Way, Los Angeles, CA and The Bennett House, Franklin, TN. Mixed at Westlake Audio, Los Angeles, CA.
Track 6, 11, 13 & 14 recorded at The Bennett House, Nightingale Studio and Digital Recorders, Nashville, TN. Mixed at Digital Recorders, Nashville, TN.
Track 7 recorded at Ocean Way Sound Studio, Los Angeles, CA. Mixed at Westlake Audio, Los Angeles, CA.
Track 8 recorded at Teen Town Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark. Vocals recorded at Right Track, New York, NY and Creative Source, Los Angeles, CA. Mixed at Sunset Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA.
Track 9 additional recording at Creative Source, Los Angeles, CA. Recorded at Blondahl, Copenhagen, Denmark. Mixed at Westlake Audio, Los Angeles, CA.
Track 10 recorded at Sunset Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA. Remixed at Quad Recording, New York, NY.
Track 12 recorded at The Bennett House, Nightingale and Digital Recorders, Nashville, TN. Mixed at 16th Avenue Sound, Nashville, TN.

Publishing credits:
"The Comfort Zone", "Freedom Dance (Get Free!)" © 1991 Pecot Music Co./Kipteez Music/Somethin' Stoopid Music/Almo Music Corp (ASCAP). All rights for Pecot Music Co. and Kipteez Music administered by Virgin Music, Inc.
"Running Back To You" © 1991 Hiss N' Tell Music/Gale Warnings Music (ASCAP)
"Work To Do" © 1990 Ronnie Runs Tunes(ASCAP)
"You Gotta Go" © 1991 Let's Have Lunch Music/Pri Music, Inc./Tu Tu Songs administered by MCA Music Publishing, a division of MCA Inc./2 Solid Musik (ASCAP)
"Still In Love" © 1991 Virgin Music (Publishing) Ltd. All rights controlled and administered in the U.S. and Canada by Virgin Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
"Save The Best For Last" © 1991 Longitude Music Co./Moon And Stars Music/Virgin Songs, Inc./Big Mystique Music/Kazzoom Music, Inc./PolyGram International Publishing Inc. (ASCAP). All rights for Big Mystique Music controlled and administered by Virgin Songs, Inc (BMI).
"What Will I Tell My Heart" © 1937 De Dylva, Brown & Henderson, Inc. Copyright reserved. © 1965 MPL Communications, Inc./Chappell & Co. (ASCAP).
"Strangers Eyes" © 1991 Tu Tu Songs administered by MCA Music Publishing, a division of MCA Inc./2 Solid Musik (ASCAP).
"2 Of A Kind" © 1991 VW Music/Pri Music, Inc./Tu Tu Songs administered by MCA Music Publishing, a division of MCA Inc./2 Solid Musik (ASCAP).
"Just For Tonight", "One Reason" © 1991 Edward Grant, Inc./Yellow Elephant Music, Inc. (ASCAP)/Dyad Music Ltd. (BMI). Edward Grant, Inc. and Yellow Elephant Music, Inc. admin. by Reunion Music Group, Inc.
"Better Off Now" © 1991 Edward Grant, Inc./Yellow Elephant Music, Inc. (ASCAP)/Longitude Music Co./Moon And Stars Music (BMI). Edward Grant, Inc. and Yellow Elephant Music, Inc. admin. by Reunion Music Group, Inc.
"Goodbye" © 1991 Edward Grant, Inc./Yellow Elephant Music, Inc. (ASCAP)/Riverstone Music, Inc admin. by Reunion Music Group, Inc.
"The Right Stuff" © 1989 Racer Ex Music/Kip Teez Music/Polygram Music Publishing Inc. (ASCAP)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 7 31451 12672 7
  • Barcode (String): 731451126727
  • Matrix / Runout: 511 267 2 10164881 01 % MADE IN U.K.
  • Rights Society: BIEM STEMRA
  • Label Code: LC 0309
  • Price Code: POL 900
  • SPARS Code: ADD

Other Versions (5 of 29) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
843 522-2 Vanessa Williams The Comfort Zone(CD, Album) Wing Records, Mercury 843 522-2 USA & Canada 1991 Sell This Version
511 267-2 Vanessa Williams The Comfort Zone(CD, Album) Polydor 511 267-2 Europe 1991 Sell This Version
422 843 522-4 Vanessa Williams The Comfort Zone(Cass, Album) Wing Records, Mercury 422 843 522-4 US 1991 Sell This Version
DG 0411 Vanessa Williams The Comfort Zone(CD, Album, Promo) PolyGram DG 0411 South Korea 1991 Sell This Version
821 Vanessa Williams The Comfort Zone(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Poker Sound 821 Poland Unknown Sell This Version

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