1982 Neil Diamond – Heartlight

Heartlight is the fifteenth studio album by Neil Diamond. It was released in 1982 on Columbia Records.

Tracks

1Heartlight (Neil Diamond, Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager)4:29
2I’m Alive (Neil Diamond, David Foster)3:49
3I’m Guilty (Neil Diamond, Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager)3:18
4Hurricane (Neil Diamond, Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager)4:17
5Lost Among The Stars (Neil Diamond, Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager)3:56
6In Ensenada (Neil Diamond, Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager)3:52
7A Fool For You (Tom Hensley, Alan Lindgren)3:05
8Star Flight (Tom Hensley, Alan Lindgren)3:54
9Front Page Story (Neil Diamond, Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager)4:31
10Comin’ Home (Neil Diamond)2:38
11First You Have To Say You Love Me (Neil Diamond, Michael Masser)2:47

Musicians

1 Heartlight

Bass Neil Stubenhaus
Drums Jim Keltner
Guitar Marty Walsh
Piano David Foster
Synthesizer Craig Hundley
Percussion Paulinho Da Costa


2 I’m Alive

Bass Reinie Press
Drums Ron Tutt
Guitar Doug Rhone
Guitar Richard Bennett
Acoustic Guitar Doug Rhone
Acoustic Guitar Richard Bennett
Keyboards Tom Hensley
Piano Alan Lindgren
Piano Tom Hensley
Synthesizer Michael Boddicker
Synthesizer Alan Lindgren
Percussion King Errisson
Percussion Vince Charles


3 I’m Guilty

Bass Neil Stubenhaus
Drums Jim Keltner
Guitar Dean Parks
Fender Rhodes David Foster
Piano Burt Bacharach
Sax Dave Boruff


4 Hurricane

Bass Neil Stubenhaus
Drums Alex Acuna
Drums Jim Keltner
Guitar Dean Parks
Guitar Lee Ritenour
Guitar Marty Walsh
Piano Michael Omartian
Synthesizer Craig Hundley
Percussion Paulinho Da Costa


5 Lost Among The Stars

Bass Reinie Press
Drums Ron Tutt
Guitar Doug Rhone
Guitar Richard Bennett
Acoustic Guitar Doug Rhone
Acoustic Guitar Richard Bennett
Keyboards Tom Hensley
Piano Burt Bacharach
Piano Tom Hensley
Piano Alan Lindgren
Synthesizer Alan Lindgren
EWI Dave Boruff
Percussion King Errisson
Percussion Vince Charles


6 In Ensenada

Bass Neil Stubenhaus
Drums Jim Keltner
Guitar Dean Parks
Acoustic Guitar Fred Tackett
Piano Mike Lang
Synthesizer Craig Hundley
Synthesizer Michael Boddicker
Percussion Paulinho Da Costa


7 A Fool For You

Bass Reinie Press
Drums Ron Tutt
Guitar Doug Rhone
Guitar Richard Bennett
Acoustic Guitar Doug Rhone
Acoustic Guitar Richard Bennett
Keyboards Tom Hensley
Piano Tom Hensley
Piano Alan Lindgren
Synthesizer Alan Lindgren
Percussion King Errisson
Percussion Vince Charles


8 Star Flight

Bass Reinie Press
Drums Ron Tutt
Guitar Doug Rhone
Guitar Richard Bennett
Acoustic Guitar Doug Rhone
Acoustic Guitar Richard Bennett
Keyboards Tom Hensley
Piano Tom Hensley
Piano Alan Lindgren
Synthesizer Alan Lindgren
Percussion King Errisson
Percussion Vince Charles


9 Front Page Story

Bass Neil Stubenhaus
Drums Jim Keltner
Guitar Dean Parks
Acoustic Guitar Marty Walsh
Fender Rhodes Mike Lang
Piano Burt Bacharach
Percussion Victor Feldman


10 Comin’ Home

Bass Reinie Press
Drums Ron Tutt
Guitar Doug Rhone
Guitar Richard Bennett
Acoustic Guitar Doug Rhone
Acoustic Guitar Richard Bennett
Keyboards Tom Hensley
Piano Tom Hensley
Piano Alan Lindgren
Synthesizer Alan Lindgren
Percussion King Errisson
Percussion Vince Charles

 

11 First You Have To Say You Love Me

Bass Neil Stubenhaus
Drums Mike Baird
Piano Michael Masser

Other Musicians

Background VocalsDoug Rhone
Background VocalsHl Voelker
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsLinda Press
Background VocalsRichard Page
Background VocalsStephanie Spruill

Liner Notes

Producer – Alan Lindgren, Tom Hensley (Tracks 7, 8)
Producer – Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9)
Producer – Neil Diamond (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10)
Producer – Richard Bennett (Track 10)
Producer (Production Assistant) – Alison Zanetos, Ann Mooney, Barry Cardinael, Larry Williams
Producer – Michael Masser (Track 11)
Arranged By – Michael Masser (Track 11)
Arranged By, Conductor – Alan Lindgren (Tracks 2, 8),
Arranged By, Conductor – Burt Bacharach (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9)
Arranged By, Conductor – Jeremy Lubbock (Tracks 11)
Backing Band – Clydene Jackson
Contractor (Music) – Frank DeCaro, John Rosenberg, Jules Chaikin
Coordinator (Production Coordinator) – Sam Cole
Concertmaster – Assa Drori, Endre Granat, Gerarld Vinci, Jeremy Lubbock
Engineer (Assistant) – Clif Jones, Clyde Kaplan, Greg Russell, Mark Ettel, Michael Carver, Mike Hatcher, Tony Chiappa
Engineer (Mixing) – Jim Behrendt, Ron Hitchcock
Engineer (Mixing), Engineer (Assistant) – Steve Crimmel
Engineer (Recording) – Dick Bogert, Joel Fein, Lee Herschberg, Rick Riccio
Engineer (Recording), Engineer (Mixing) – Allen Sides, Bill Schnee, Jeremy Smith
Mastered By – Mike Reese

Art Direction, Design – David Kirschner
Design (Contributing) – Jan Weinberg
Photography By – Tom Bert

Copyright (c) – Neil Diamond
Copyright (c) – CBS Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Neil Diamond
Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
Manufactured By – Columbia Records
Manufactured By – CBS Inc.
Published By – Stonebridge Music
Published By – New Hidden Valley Music
Published By – Carole Bayer Sager Music
Published By – Sweet Sixteen Music Inc.
Published By – Prince Street Music
Published By – Foster Frees Music, Inc.
Recorded At – The Village Recorder
Recorded At – Ocean Way Recording
Recorded At – Evergreen Studios
Recorded At – A&M Studios
Mixed At – The Mix Room
Mixed At – Ocean Way Recording
Mastered At – The Mastering Lab