Chaka Khan ‎– Destiny

€6.99 + €8.00 shipping
(about $16.66 total)

Warner Bros. Records ‎– 9 25425-1, Warner Bros. Records ‎– 1-25425
Vinyl, LP, Album, Allied Pressing
Electronic, Funk / Soul
Downtempo, Synth-pop, Disco


A1 Love Of A Lifetime
Alto Saxophone [Alto Sax], Soloist [Solo] – Bob GayArranged By – David GamsonBacking Vocals [Background Vocals] – Chaka Khan, Green Gartside, Mark StevensBass, Guitar [Additional Guitar] – Marcus MillerDrums – Fred MaherEngineer [Assisting Engineer] – Bruce Robbins, Ed Garcia*, Iris Cohen, Steve Boyer, Steven Carthy, Wayne WarneckeGuitar – Nick MorochKeyboards [Additional Keyboards] – David LeboltLyrics By – Green GartsideMixed By – John "Tokes" Potoker*Music By – David Gamson, Green GartsideProducer – Arif Mardin, David Gamson, Green GartsideProgrammed By [Additional Synthesizer Programming] – Jason Miles (2), Michael ColinaRecorded By – Ray BardaniRecorded By [Drums] – John PotokerSynthesizer [All Synthesizers], Programmed By [Programming] – David GamsonTenor Saxophone [Tenor Sax] – Scott GilmanTrumpet – Matthew Cornish*
A2 Earth To Mickey
Arranged By – Arif Mardin, Reggie GriffinBacking Vocals [Background Vocals] – Chaka Khan, Mark Stevens, Sandra St. VictorEdited By [Special Effects Editing] – Arif MardinEngineer [Assisting Engineer] – Ed Garcia*, Ellen FittonProducer – Arif MardinRap [Girl's Rap Created By] – Chaka KhanRap [Mickey's Rap Performed By] – Reggie GriffinRecorded By, Mixed By – Michael O'ReillySynthesizer [All Synthesizers], Keyboards, Guitar – Reggie GriffinWritten-By – Charlie SingletonWritten-By [Mickey's Rap] – Arif Mardin, Jeremy Wolff, Joshua Fried, Reggie Griffin
A3 Watching The World
Arranged By [Horns Arranged By] – Arif Mardin, Joe MardinArranged By, Conductor – Joe MardinBacking Vocals [Additional Background Vocals] – Mark StevensBacking Vocals [Background Vocals] – Chaka Khan, Phil CollinsBass – Pino PalladinoDrums – Phil CollinsDrums [Additional Drum Sounds] – David RosenbergEngineer [Assisting Engineer] – Mike Ging, Paul Gommershall*Guitar [All Guitars], Soloist [Solo] – Dan Huff*Mixed By [Mix Assistant] – Ed Garcia*Producer – Arif Mardin, Joe MardinRecorded By [Additional Recording] – Simon SullivanRecorded By [Phil Collins Segment] – Hugh PadghamRecorded By, Mixed By – Michael O'ReillySynthesizer [Additional Synthesizers], Sequenced By [Sequencing] – Joe MardinSynthesizer, Programmed By [Programming] – David LeboltTenor Saxophone [Tenor Sax] – Michael BreckerTrombone – Tom MaloneTrumpet – John Faddis*, Marvin Stamm, Michael Mossman*, Randy BreckerWritten-By – John Lang (2), Richard Page, Steve George
A4 The Other Side Of The World
Arranged By – Robbie BuchananEngineer [Assisting Engineer] – Mike Ross*, Steve MacMillanEngineer [Rerecorded, Assisting Engineer] – Philip Castellano*, Steven CarthyProducer – Arif Mardin, Robbie BuchananRecorded By [Re-recorded By] – Michael O'Reilly, Rod HuiRecorded By, Mixed By – Jack Joseph PuigRemix – Michael O'ReillySynthesizer [All Synthesizers] – Robbie BuchananWritten-By – B. A. Robertson, Michael Rutherford*
A5 My Destiny
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Chaka KhanBass – Anthony JacksonDrums – Steve FerroneEngineer [Assisting Engineer] – Acar Key, Craig Vogel, Dave O'Donnell, Ed Garcia*, Steven CarthyGuitar – Randy FredrixKeyboards [All Keyboards], Programmed By [Programming] – Philippe SaisseProducer, Arranged By – Arif Mardin, Chaka Khan, Philippe SaisseRecorded By, Mixed By – Eric CalviWritten-By – Chaka Khan
B1 I Can't Be Loved
Arranged By [Additional Arranging], Sequenced By [Additional Sequencing] – Glen Ballard, Randy GoodrumArranged By [String Arrangement By] – Arif MardinArranged By, Sequenced By – Joe Mardin, Reggie GriffinBacking Vocals [Background Vocals] – Cindy Mizelle, Reggie Griffin, Sandra St. VictorConcertmaster [String Concertmaster] – Gene OrloffDrums [Drum Sounds] – David RosenbergEngineer [Assisting Engineer] – David Harrington*, Ellen Fitton, Ira McLaughlin, Stephen Benben, Steven CarthyGuitar – Paul Pesco, Reggie GriffinKeyboards – Joe Mardin, Reggie GriffinMixed By – Joe Mardin, Reggie Griffin, Rod HuiPercussion [Additional Percussion] – Joe MardinProducer – Arif Mardin, Joe Mardin, Reggie GriffinProgrammed By [Synthesizer Programming] – Joe Mardin, Reggie GriffinRecorded By – Rod HuiRecorded By [Additional Recording By] – Ed Garcia*, Michael O'Reilly, Rod O'Brian*Written-By – Glen Ballard, Randy Goodrum
B2 It's You
Arranged By – Reggie GriffinBacking Vocals [Background Vocals] – Chaka Khan, Mark Stevens, Sandra St. VictorEngineer [Assisting Engineer] – Acar Key, Ed Garcia*, Steven CarthyKeyboards [Additional Keyboards] – Tony PatlerKeyboards [All Keyboards], Saxophone [Saxes], Guitar, Programmed By [Programming] – Reggie GriffinMixed By – John "Tokes" Potoker*Producer – Arif Mardin, Reggie GriffinRecorded By – Bob RosaRecorded By [Additional Recording By] – Rod Hui, Rod O'Brian*Written-By – Portia Griffin, Tony Patler
B3 So Close
Arranged By – Beau HillBacking Vocals [Additional Background Vocals] – Sandra St. VictorBacking Vocals [Background Vocals] – Chaka KhanDrums – David RosenbergEngineer [Assisting Engineer] – Ira McLaughlinGuitar – Reb BeachProducer – Arif Mardin, Beau HillRecorded By [Additional Recording] – Bobby WarnerRecorded By, Mixed By – Stephen BenbenSynthesizer [Synthesizer Bass], Keyboards – Beau HillWritten-By – M. Levy*, Pam Tillis, R. Feldman*
B4 Tight Fit
Alto Saxophone [Alto Sax] – Robert Gay*Arranged By – Joe MardinBacking Vocals [Background Vocals] – Chaka Khan, Mark Stevens, Sandra St. VictorCoordinator [Production Coordinator] – Jill Dell'AbateDrum Programming [Drum Machine Programming] – Jimmy BralowerEngineer [Assisting Engineer] – Barbara Milne, Craig Vogel, Ed Garcia*, Ellen Fitton, Ernie Wilkins, Jeff Lord-Alge, Rod O'Brian*, Steven CarthyGuitar – Paul PescoKeyboards – Joe Mardin, Reggie GriffinMixed By – Tom Lord-AlgeProducer – Arif Mardin, Russ TitelmanProgrammed By [Synthesizer Programming] – Joe MardinRecorded By – Chris Lord-Alge, Michael O'Reilly, Tom Lord-AlgeRecorded By [Additional Recording By] – Steve PeckSynthesizer [Synthesizer Bass] – Tony PatlerWritten-By – Bunny Sigler, Marvin Morrow
B5 Who's It Gonna Be
Arranged By – Joe MardinBacking Vocals [Background Vocals] – Chaka Khan, Mark Stevens, Sandra St. VictorDrum Programming – Bob Riley, Joe MardinEngineer [Assisting Engineer] – Acar Key, Steve PeckGuitar – Nick MorochProducer – Arif Mardin, Joe MardinRecorded By [Additional Recording By] – Bob Rosa, Ed Garcia*, Jimmy DouglassRecorded By, Mixed By – Michael O'ReillySynthesizer, Programmed By [Programming] – David Lebolt, Joe MardinSynthesizer, Soloist [Solo] – Reggie GriffinTimbales, Cowbell – Chaka KhanWritten-By – Gary Goetzman, Mike Picirillo*
B6 Coltrane Dreams
Arranged By – Arif MardinDrum Programming [Roland Drum Programming] – Thomas Oldakowski*Drums – Steve FerroneEngineer [Assisting Engineer] – Ellen Fitton, Mark PawlowskiKeyboards [All Keyboards] – Cengiz YaltkayaProducer – Arif Mardin, Cengiz YaltkayaProgrammed By [Synclavier Programming - Assisted By] – Ken CummingsProgrammed By [Synclavier Programming] – John MahoneyRecorded By [Additional Recording By] – Hugo Dwyer, Michael Morongell, Michael O'ReillyRecorded By, Mixed By – Jimmy DouglassTenor Saxophone [Tenor Sax Solo], Soloist – Sam RiversWritten-By – Arif Mardin, Chaka Khan, Julie Mardin

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A1. Recorded at Minot Sound. Mixed at Atlantic Studios.
Additional recording at The Power Station, Greene Street Recording, Atlantic Studios.

A2. Recorded at Atlantic Studios. Mixed at Atlantic Studios.

A3. Recorded at Atlantic Studios. Mixed at Atlantic Studios.
Additional recording at Mayfair Recording Studios - London & The Farm In Surrey.
Thanks to all the kids who sang the choruses.

A4. Recorded at Schnee Recording Studios.
Additional recording at Ocean Way Recording.
Portions rerecorded at The Hit Factory & Greene Street Recording

A5. Recorded at Unique Recording Studios, NYC.
Additional recording at The Power Station, Atlantic Studios, Greene Street Recording, The Hit Factory.
Mixed at Atlantic Studios.

B1. Recorded at Greene Street Recording. Mixed at Atlantic Studios.
Additional recording at Atlantic Studios.

B2. Recorded at Unique Recording Studios, NYC. Mixed at Atlantic Studios.
Additional recording at Greene Street Recording.

B3. Recorded at Atlantic Studios. Mixed at Atlantic Studios.

B4. Recorded at Atlantic Studios, Unique Recording Studios, NYC, The Hit Factory & Greene Street Recording
Mixed at Unique Recording Studios.

B5. Recorded at Atlantic Studios. Mixed at Atlantic Studios.
Additional recording at The Hit Factory, Unique Recording Studios, NYC.
Live recording effects created in the studio.

B6. Recorded at Atlantic Studios. Mixed at Atlantic Studios.
Additional recording at The Counterpoint Studios.
Special Effects: Drums, percussion and bass sounds were created by processing Chaka Khan's voice samples through the Synclavier.

Phil Collins appears courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp. / Virgin Records Ltd.
Phillippe Saisse appears courtesy of Doppleganger.
Reggie Griffen appears courtesy of Qwest Records.

Direct Metal Mastering

Printed in U.S.A.
Made in U.S.A.

Also available on Cassette and Compact Disc

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 7599-25425-1
  • Barcode (String): 07599254251
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched A side Variant 1): 1-25425-A-DMM- SH2 B 23886-SH2 Sterling Sound △12889 3-8̶ 6
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  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Rights Society: BMI

Seller Terms


I sell records from my private collection (duplicate records and rarely touched ones). I grade them very accurately. I can provide photo/audio/video on request.
All the records before the shipping are responsibly cleaned with the professional record cleaning machine. Satisfaction is guaranteed!


M (mint) - pristine condition or sealed.
NM (near mint) - clean vinyl in wonderful shape.
VG+ (excellent) - nice clean vinyl, hairlines and scuffs starting to be noticeable.
VG (very good) - means still not bad! light wear, visible scuffs and possible scratches, but still playable and not bad.


The buyer pays for shipping. I send only REGISTERED parcels (to easily track parcel route and avoid any problems with the delivery).
All orders are neatly and securely packaged. Any packages that get returned to me as 'unclaimed' by the recipient will need to be re-shipped at the buyers' expense. I also will not be responsible for any customs charges that are incurred by the post office or customs office of the buyer.

Double LPs count as 2LP.

Europe: LP - €8 first + €2 extra-record
World: LP - €10-15 (1st) + €3 extra-record.
Domestic (Lietuva): 1-8 vnt. LP/12"/7'' - €2

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€6.99 + €8.00 shipping
(about $16.66 total)