2001 Mari Iijima – Right Now

Right Now is an album by Mari Iijima, self released in 2001

Mari Iijima (born May 18, 1963 in Tsuchiura, Ibaraki, Japan) is a Japanese singer-songwriter. She writes and produces most of her own music, is a multi-instrumentalist, including playing the piano. After being signed to JVC Victor in 1982, Mari Iijima first became known for her voice-acting role as Lynn Minmay in the anime Macross. Her debut original album, Rosé, was released in 1983, which was produced by composer Ryuichi Sakamoto. She also later collaborated with other world-renowned musicians, such as Van Dyke Parks. She lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Tracks

1  Pizza Man (Mari Iijima) 04:57
2  Eternal Summer (Mari Iijima) 04:48
3  Give It One More Chance (Mari Iijima) 03:15
4  If You Really Want to Know (Mari Iijima) 05:05
5  Sing for Me (Mari Iijima) 03:20
6  You Don’t Love Me (Mari Iijima) 04:31
7  I Love You, I Don’t Love You (Mari Iijima) 04:11
8  Hope Is Floating (Mari Iijima) 02:29
9  I Can’t Take It (Mari Iijima) 03:46
10  Rained Again (Mari Iijima) 02:55
11  Heart’s Temperature, Speed of Light (Mari Iijima) 04:40

Media

Musicians

1 Take It Easy

BassMike Porcaro
DrumsSimon Phillips
GuitarSteve Lukather
PianoMari Iijima
Background VocalsAndy Studer
Background VocalsJeff Babko


2 Right Now

BassMike Porcaro
DrumsSimon Phillips
GuitarSteve Lukather
PianoMari Iijima
SynthesizerJeff Babko


3 Pizza Man

BassMatt Bissonette
DrumsGregg Bissonette
GuitarTim Pierce
OrganJeff Babko
SynthesizerMari Iijima
SynthesizerJeff Babko


4 Eternal Summer

BassMike Porcaro
DrumsSimon Phillips
GuitarRobben Ford
GuitarTim Pierce
PianoMari Iijima
SynthesizerMari Iijima
SynthesizerJeff Babko


5 Give It One More Chance

BassMatt Bissonette
DrumsGregg Bissonette
GuitarTim Pierce


6 If You Really Want to Know

BassMike Porcaro
DrumsSimon Phillips
GuitarSteve Lukather
PianoMari Iijima
SynthesizerJeff Babko
PercussionSimon Phillips


7 Sing for Me

BassMike Porcaro
DrumsSimon Phillips
GuitarTim Pierce


8 You Don’t Love Me

BassMike Porcaro
DrumsSimon Phillips
GuitarTim Pierce
PianoMari Iijima


9 I Love You, I Don’t Love You

BassMatt Bissonette
DrumsGregg Bissonette
GuitarTim Pierce
Fender RhodesMari Iijima
SynthesizerJeff Babko


10 Hope Is Floating

BassMike Porcaro
DrumsSimon Phillips
GuitarTim Pierce
Fender RhodesMari Iijima
PercussionSimon Phillips


11 I Can’t Take It

BassMatt Bissonette
DrumsGregg Bissonette
GuitarTim Pierce
ClavinetJeff Babko
Fender RhodesMari Iijima
OrganJeff Babko


12 Rained Again

PianoMari Iijima


13 Heart’s Temperature, Speed of Light

BassMatt Bissonette
DrumsGregg Bissonette
GuitarTim Pierce
OrganJeff Babko
PercussionGregg Bissonette

Liner Notes

Producer – Mari Iijima
Arranged By – Mari Iijima
Engineer (Assistant) – Peter Taitague, Julian Beeston
Mastered By – Brian Gardner
Mixed By – Brian Reeves
Mixed By – Simon Phillips (Tracks 4, 10)
Recorded By – Geoff Walcha, Jeff Babko, Simon Phillips
Recorded By – Brian Reeves

Photography By – Zelda Pacheco, Jeff Babko

Mastered At Bernie Grundman Mastering
Mixed At Jungle Room
Mixed At Coy Sound
Recorded At Rice Island Recording
Recorded At Coy Sound
Recorded At Jungle Room
Recorded At NRG