1985 Natalie Cole – Dangerous

Natalie Cole - DangerousDangerous is a 1985 album by American singer Natalie Cole released on September 28, 1985 through the Atco Records-distributed Modern Records. The album reached peak positions of number 140 on the Billboard 200 and number 48 on Billboard‘s R&B Albums chart.

 

Tracks

1  Dangerous (Marti Sharron, Stephen Mitchell, Gary Skardina) 3:49
2  Billy The Kid Next Door (Edward Holland, Harold Beatty) 4:40
3  Secrets (Diane Steinberg, Marti Sharron) 4:13
4  Nobody’s Soldier (David Lasley, Willie Wilcox) 4:04
5  Opposites Attract (Edward Holland, Harold Beatty, David Holland) 3:43
A Little Bit Of Heaven (Graham Lyle, Richard Kerr) 4:03
7  Your Car (My Garage) (Edward Holland, Harold Beatty) 4:05
8  Love Is On The Way (Kevin Craighead, Michael Craighead, Eddie Cole, Natalie Cole) 4:51
9  The Gift (Mark Davis, Marti Sharron) 3:11

Musicians

1 Dangerous

BassNathan East
Drums (programming)Steve Mitchell
Guitar (solo)Michael Boyd
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
SynthesizerRory Kaplan
SynthesizerJamie Sheriff
SynthesizerPaul Fox
SynthesizerCharlie Judge
SynthesizerSteve Mitchell
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
PercussionGary Skardina


2 Billy The Kid Next Door

Drums (programming)Craig Burbidge
Drums (programming)Larry Tolbert
GuitarJosh Sklair
GuitarSheldon Sondheim
SynthesizerGreg Wright
SynthesizerMichael Rochelle


3 Secrets

Bass (synthesizer)Charlie Judge
Drums (programming)Charlie Judge
GuitarRoland Bautista
SynthesizerCharlie Judge
SynthesizerGreg Phillinganes
PercussionSteve Forman
Background VocalsAlex Brown
Background VocalsPortia Griffin
Background VocalsVan Ross Redding


4 Nobody’s Soldier

BassNathan East
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarDean Parks
KeyboardsRandy Kerber
PianoRandy Kerber
SynthesizerRobbie Buchanan
SynthesizerJamie Sheriff
FlugelhornJerry Hey
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsAlex Brown
Background VocalsPortia Griffin
Background VocalsVan Ross Redding
Background VocalsEddie Cole


5 Opposites Attract

BassKeith Nelson
GuitarJosh Sklair
SynthesizerGreg Wright
SaxRon Brown
TromboneFred Wesley
TrumpetNolan Smith
TrumpetRay Brown


6 A Little Bit Of Heaven

BassNathan East
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarDean Parks
KeyboardsRandy Kerber
SynthesizerRobbie Buchanan
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


7 Your Car (My Garage)

DrumsRobert Jacobs
GuitarJosh Sklair
SynthesizerGreg Wright
SaxEddie Cole


8 Love Is On The Way

BassFred Washington
DrumsRobert Shipley
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
KeyboardsDavid Joyce
ProgrammingBill Boydstun
Background VocalsKatrina Perkins
Background VocalsYasmin Peoples
Background VocalsDavid Joyce
Background VocalsEddie Cole


9 The Gift

BassFred Washington
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarDean Parks
KeyboardsRandy Kerber
SynthesizerRobbie Buchanan
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa

 

Liner Notes

Producer – Gary Skardina, Marti Sharron (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 6, 10)
Producer – Harold Beatty(Tracks 2, 5, 7)
Producer – Eddie Cole, Natalie Cole (Tracks 8)
Producer (Additional), Mixed By – Steve Thompson
Producer (Executive) – Paul E. Fishkin
Producer (Coordinator) – Karin Patterson (Tracks 2, 5)
Arranged By – Marti Sharron (Tracks 1, 4, 9)
Arranged By – Stephen Mitchell, Gary Skardina (Track 1)
Arranged By – Gene Page (Tracks 4, 8)
Arranged By – Natalie Cole (Track 2)
Arranged By – Greg Wright (Tracks 5, 7)
Arranged By – Gary Skardina (Track 9)
Arranged By (Background) – Alex Brown, Portia Griffin, Van Ross Redding, Marti Sharron (Tracks 1, 3, 4)
Arranged By (Rhythm & Strings) – Gene Page (Track 9)
Arranged By (Strings) – Gene Page (Track 4)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Natalie Cole (Tracks 5, 7)
Engineer – Gary Skardina (Tracks 3, 6, 9)
Engineer (Additional) – Casey McMackin, Jon Ingoldsby (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 6)
Engineer (Additional) – Robert Feist (Tracks 3, 4)
Engineer (Assistant) – Peggy Jay McAffee, Stan Katayama (Tracks 2, 7)
Engineer (Assistant) – Daren Klein (Track 3)
Engineer (Assistant) – Casey McMackin, Greg Penny, Jon Ingoldsby, Robert Feist (Track 9)
Engineer (Coordinator) – Karin Patterson (Track 7)
Engineer (Strings) – Michael Mancini (Track 4)
Engineer (Strings) – Mark Wolfson, Peter Lewis (Track 9)
Mixed By – Michael Barbiero
Mixed By – Bill Bottrell (Track 1)
Mixed By – Taavi Mote (Tracks 2, 5, 7)
Mixed By – Mick Guzouski (Tracks 3, 4)
Mixed By – Gary Skardina (Tracks 6, 9)
Mixed By – Mark Wolfson (Track 8)
Mixed By (Assistant) – Peggy Jay McAffee (Track 8)
Recorded By – Craig Burbidge (Tracks 5, 7)
Recorded By – Mark Wolfson (Track 8)
Recorded By (Assistant) – Kirk Butler, Peter Lewis, Steve Hug (Track 8)

Photography By – Aaron Rapoport

Distributed By – ATCO Records
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Modern Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – Modern Records, Inc.
Manufactured By – WEA Manufacturing Inc.