1984 Michael W Smith – 2

Michael W. Smith 2 is the second album by Christian recording artist Michael W. Smith. Released in February 1984, “I Am Sure” and “Hosanna” were released to Christian radio. Among the musicians who contributed to the recording, Dann Huff and Mike Brignardello went on to form the band Giant. Huff was also a founding member of the CCM band White Heart.

Tracks

1  A Way (Michael W Smith, Gary Chapman, Tim Marsh) 3:50
2  I Am Sure (Michael W Smith, Mike Hudson) 4:41
3  End Of The Book (Michael W Smith, Mike Hudson) 4:07
4  I’m Up (Michael W Smith, Mike Hudson) 3:11
5  Glorious Grace (Michael W Smith, Deborah D Smith) 3:19
6  Musical Instruments (Michael W Smith) 1:06
7  Restless Heart (Michael W Smith, Amy Grant) 4:59
8  All I Needed To Say (Michael W Smith, Amy Grant, Gary Chapman) 4:21
9  Wings Of The Wind (Michael W Smith) 4:14
10  Hosanna (Michael W Smith, Deborah D Smith) 2:30

Media

Musicians

1 A Way

BassLeland Sklar
Electric DrumsMark Hammond
GuitarDann Huff
PianoMichael W. Smith
SynthesizerMichael W. Smith
VocoderMichael W. Smith
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsGary Chapman
VocalsMichael W. Smith


2 I Am Sure

BassMike Brignardello
DrumsPaul Leim
GuitarDann Huff
GuitarDann Huff
SynthesizerMichael W. Smith
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsDave Durham
Background VocalsRon Downey
VocalsMichael W. Smith


3 End Of The Book

BassMike Brignardello
DrumsPaul Leim
GuitarDann Huff
SynthesizerMichael W. Smith
VocoderMichael W. Smith
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsChris Harris
Background VocalsGary Pigg
Background VocalsRon Downey
VocalsMichael W. Smith


4 I’m Up

BassMike Brignardello
DrumsPaul Leim
GuitarDann Huff
PianoMichael W. Smith
SynthesizerMichael W. Smith
VocoderMichael W. Smith
PercussionLenny Castro
VocalsMichael W. Smith


5 Glorious Grace

SynthesizerMichael W. Smith
SynthesizerShane Keister
Background VocalsDave Durham
Background VocalsRon Downey
VocalsMichael W. Smith


6 Musical Instruments

BassLeland Sklar
Electric DrumsMark Hammond
SynthesizerMichael W. Smith
PercussionLenny Castro
VocalsMichael W. Smith


7 Restless Heart

BassMike Brignardello
DrumsPaul Leim
GuitarDann Huff
MoogMike Brignardello
PianoMichael W. Smith
SynthesizerMichael W. Smith
VocoderMichael W. Smith
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsAmy Grant
VocalsMichael W. Smith


8 All I Needed To Say

BassMike Brignardello
DrumsPaul Leim
GuitarDann Huff
PianoMichael W. Smith
SynthesizerMichael W. Smith
SynthesizerShane Keister
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsAmy Grant
Background VocalsGary Chapman
VocalsMichael W. Smith


9 Wings Of The Wind

BassMike Brignardello
DrumsPaul Leim
GuitarDann Huff
SynthesizerMichael W. Smith
SynthesizerShane Keister
VocoderMichael W. Smith
PercussionLenny Castro
VocalsMichael W. Smith


10 Hosanna

BassMike Brignardello
DrumsPaul Leim
GuitarDann Huff
SynthesizerMichael W. Smith
Background VocalsBridgett Evans
Background VocalsChris Harris
Background VocalsDave Durham
Background VocalsDave Thornton
Background VocalsGary Pigg
Background VocalsJackie Cusic
Background VocalsJan Harris
Background VocalsKimberly Smith
Background VocalsRon Downey
Background VocalsTeresa Ellis
VocalsMichael W. Smith

Liner Notes

Producer – Michael W. Smith
Producer (Special Vocal Production) – Brown Bannister
Executive Producer – Dan Harrell, Michael Blanton
Engineer – Jack Joseph Puig
Engineer (Additional) – Don Cobb, James Baird, Mike Psanos, Stephen McAlister, Steve Ford
Mixed By – Jack Joseph Puig

Artwork By (Art Direction And Design) – Kent Hunter
Photography – Mark Tucker

Recorded at The Bennett House—Franklin, TN; Tree Studio—Nashville, TN; Bullett Studio—Nashville, TN; and Mama Jo’s—N. Hollywood, CA.
Mastered at The Mastering Lab—Los Angeles, CA