1985 Kenny Loggins – Vox Humana

Vox Humana is the fifth solo album released by soft rock singer Kenny Loggins. Released in 1985, it was Loggins’ first album released after his involvement with the hit soundtrack to the motion picture Footloose, the year prior. The title is from a Latin phrase meaning “human voice.” Among those who make cameo appearances are members of DeBarge, The Pointer Sisters, Philip Bailey, Mr. Mister’s Richard Page, Steve George and other artists.

Tracks

Vox Humana (Kenny Loggins, Anita Pointer, June Pointer) 4:11
2  No Lookin’Back (Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald, Ed Sanford) 4:51
3  Let There Be Love (Kenny Loggins, Dean Pitchford) 4:07
I’ll Be There (Kenny Loggins, Nathan East, David Foster) 4:03
5  I’m Gonna Do It Right (Kenny Loggins) 6:27
Forever (Kenny Loggins, David Foster, Eva Ein) 4:26
7  At Last (Kenny Loggins, Eva Ein, David Foster, Nathan East) 3:54
8  Loraine (Kenny Loggins, David Foster) 4:31
9  Love Will Follow (Kenny Loggins, Tom Snow) 7:13

Musicians

1 Vox Humana

Bass Nathan East
Guitar (solo) Kenny Loggins
Acoustic Guitar Kenny Loggins
Synthesizer Steve Wood
Vocals Kenny Loggins


2 No Lookin’ Back

Keyboards Michael Omartian
Synthesizer Michael Omartian
Guitar (solo) Tim Pierce
Guitar Mike Landau
Vocals Kenny Loggins


3 Let There Be Love

Bass Nathan East
Drums Tris Imboden
Guitar Mike Landau
Keyboards Steve Woods
Keyboards Randy Kerber
Synthesizer Steve Wood
Background Vocals Richard Page
Background Vocals Steve George
Background Vocals Hamish Stuart
Background Vocals Guy Thomas
Background Vocals Donna McDaniels
Background Vocals Neil Larsen
Background Vocals Marilyn Martin
Vocals Kenny Loggins


4 I’ll Be There

Drums JR Robinson
Guitar Mike Landau
Keyboards Michael Boddicker
Keyboards David Foster
Percussion Paulinho Da Costa
Vocals Kenny Loggins


5 I’m Gonna Do It Right

Bass Nathan East
Guitar Paul Jackson
Keyboards Steve Wood
Keyboards Randy Kerber
Synthesizer Michael Boddicker
Synthesizer Neil Larsen
Percussion Sheila Escovedo
Background Vocals Pointer Sisters
Vocals Kenny Loggins


6 Forever

Bass Nathan East
Drums Tris Imboden
Guitar (solo) Steve Lukather
Guitar Buzz Feiten
Keyboards David Foster
Keyboards Steve Winwood
Vocals Kenny Loggins


7 At Last

Bass Nathan East
Keyboards Steve Wood
Keyboards Randy Kerber
Keyboards Neil Larsen
Keyboards Kenny Loggins
Keyboards Greg Phillinganes
Piano Randy Waldman
Background Vocals Phillip Bailey
Background Vocals Carl Anderson
Background Vocals Carl Carlwell
Vocals Kenny Loggins


8 Loraine

Bass Abraham Laboriel Sr
Drums Tris Imboden
Guitar Mike Landau
Keyboards David Foster
Synthesizer Steve Porcaro
Vocals Kenny Loggins


9 Love Will Follow

Bass Nathan East
Guitar David Williams
Guitar Mike Landau
Synthesizer Greg Phillinganes
Sax David Sanborn
Background Vocals Donna McDaniels
Background Vocals Marilyn Martin
Vocals Kenny Loggins

Liner Notes

Producer – Kenny Loggins
Producer – Michael Omartian (Track 2)
Producer – David Foster (Track 6)
Coordinator (Production) – Arlene Matza, David Warren Bowers
Engineer – Bobby Cohen, Ed Rak, Elliot Scheiner, Humberto Gatica, Jack Joseph Puig, John Guess, Mark Ettel, Mark Lynette, Terry Christian, Terry Nelson
Engineer (Second) – Cliff Jones, Larry Ferguson, Laura Livingston, Stephen Shelton, Steve Crimmel, David Warren Bowers
Engineer (Assitant) – Sabrina Buchanek (Track 5)
Engineer (Mix) – Michael Hutchinson (Track 5)
Mastered By – George Marino
Mixed By – Terry Nelson (Tracks 1, 7)
Mixed By – John Guess (Track 2)
Mixed By – Humberto Gatica (Tracks 3, 4, 6, 8, 9)
Mixed By – John Benitez (Track 5)
Mixed By (Assistant) – David Warren Bowers, Stephen Shelton (Tracks 3, 4, 6, 8, 9)
Technician (Mix) – Murray Kunis

Art Direction – Lane/Donald
Artwork – Michael Gonzales
Photography – Greg Gorman, Daryl Weisser, Harrison Funk, Lester Cohen, Sam Emerson

Recorded At Lion Share Recording Studios
Recorded At The Lighthouse
Recorded At Santa Barbara Sound Recording
Recorded At Ocean Way Recording
Recorded At Record Plant, Los Angeles
Recorded At Sunset Sound
Recorded At Bill Schnee Studios
Recorded At The Village Recorder
Recorded At Amigo Studios
Recorded At Devonshire Studios
Recorded At Clinton Recording Studio
Recorded At The Hit Factory
Recorded At Gateway Studios, Carpinteria, CA
Recorded At Power Station
Recorded At Larrabee Sound Studios
Mastered At Sterling Sound
Mixed At Sunset Sound
Mixed At Lion Share Recording Studios
Mixed At Larrabee Sound Studios
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