1990 Lalah Hathaway – Lalah Hathaway

Lalah Hathaway is the 1990 debut album of singer Lalah Hathaway. The album’s first single was “Heaven Knows”, produced by Derek Bramble. The follow-up single was “Baby Don’t Cry”, produced by Angela Winbush. The third single was “Somethin'”. Virgin also released Night and Day, an EP available only in Japan. The disc featured two versions of the song “Night and Day” as well as two songs taken from the Lalah Hathaway album. Promotional music videos were shot for the singles “Heaven Knows”, “Baby Don’t Cry”, and “Somethin'”.

 

Tracks

1  Somethin\’ (David Foster; Brenda Russell) 3:40
2  Heaven Knows (Derek Bramble) 5:19
3  Baby Don\’t Cry (Angela Winbush) 4:06
4  Smile (Russell Ferrante; Marilyn Scott) 4:57
5  U-Godit Growin On (Craig T Cooper; Deborah Cooper) 3:29
6  I\’m Coming Back (Gary Taylor) 5:38
7  Stay Home Tonight (Martin Blockson) 4:18
8  I Gotta Move On (Angela Winbush) 4:48
9  Sentimental (Chuckii Booker) 3:43
10  Obvious (Craig T Cooper; Deborah Cooper) 5:18

Media

Musicians

1 Somethin\’

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
KeyboardsRandy Kerber
SynthesizerLarry Williams
SaxMarc Russo
VocalsLalah Hathaway


2 Heaven Knows

BassDerek Bramble
KeyboardsMonty Seward
KeyboardsDerek Bramble
ProgrammingDerek Bramble
Background VocalsJean McClain
VocalsLalah Hathaway


3 Baby Don\’t Cry

Drums (programming)Angela Winbush
KeyboardsAngela Winbush
SynthesizerAngela Winbush
SynthesizerJeff Lorber
ProgrammingJeff Lorber
Background VocalsAngela Winbush
VocalsLalah Hathaway


4 Smile

BassJimmy Haslip
DrumsWilliam Kennedy
GuitarDean Parks
KeyboardsRussell Ferrante
SaxMarc Russo
PercussionLuis Conte
VocalsLalah Hathaway


5 U-Godit Growin On

All InstrumentsCraig T Cooper
Background VocalsDeborah Cooper
VocalsLalah Hathaway


6 I\’m Coming Back

DrumsAndre Fischer
GuitarMichael Thompson
KeyboardsGary Taylor
SynthesizerMarc Hugenberger
ProgrammingGary Taylor
PercussionAndre Fischer
VocalsLalah Hathaway


7 Stay Home Tonight

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsWilliam Kennedy
GuitarDonald Griffin
KeyboardsRussell Ferrante
SynthesizerLarry Williams
PercussionLuis Conte
VocalsLalah Hathaway


8 I Gotta Move On

Drums (programming)Angela Winbush
Drums (programming)Andre Fischer
KeyboardsAngela Winbush
KeyboardsAndre Fischer
SynthesizerAngela Winbush
SynthesizerLarry Steelman
SynthesizerAndre Fischer
ProgrammingJeff Lorber
FluteJeff Lorber
SaxSam Riney
VocalsLalah Hathaway


9 Sentimental

All InstrumentsChuckii Booker
VocalsLalah Hathaway


10 Obvious

All InstrumentsCraig T Cooper
VocalsLalah Hathaway

Liner Notes

Producer – Andre Fischer (Tracks 1, 6, 7, 8
Producer – Derek Bramble (Track 2)
Producer – Angela Winbush (Tracks 3, 8
Producer – Gary Taylor (Track 6)
Producer – Chuckii Booker (Track 9)
Producer – Craig T. Cooper (Track 10)
Producer (Executive) – John Brown (Tracks 1
Producer – Craig T. Cooper (Track 5)
Arranged By – Andre Fischer (Tracks 1, 4, 5, 7, 8
Arranged By – Angela Winbush (Track 3
Arranged By – Jerry Hey (Track 4)
Arranged By – Craig T. Cooper (Tracks 5, 6)
Mastered By – Dan Hersch

Art Direction – Melanie Nissen
Photography – David Roth, Jean-Paul Mann

Manufactured By – Capitol Records, Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Virgin Records America, Inc.
Copyright (c) – Virgin Records America, Inc.