1993 Regina Belle – Passion

Passion is the third album by American singer-songwriter Regina Belle. It became a successful album, peaking at #63 on the Billboard 200 and #13 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, selling over 389,000 copies according to Neilsen Soundscan.

It includes the hit singles, “Dream in Color”, “A Whole New World”, and “If I Could”. “The Deeper I Love” was released as a single but even though it did not reach the main chart, it did peak at #7 on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart.

Tracks

1  Interlude / Passion (Narada Michael Walden; Regina Belle) 5:56
2  Quite Time (Silvia Grissette; Steve Grissette; Tim Grant; Tyrone Dickerson) 5:08
If I Could (Ken Hirsch; Marti Sharron; Ronald Miller) 4:02
4  Do You Wanna Get Serious (Dawn Thomas) 5:33
5  Dream In Color (April Lang; Shelly Peiken) 4:13
6  My Man (Maurice Yvain; Albert Willemetz; Jacques Charles; Channing Pollock) 4:49
7  The Deeper I Love (Laney Stewart; Tony Haynes) 4:54
8  A Whole New World (Aladdin’s Theme) (Alan Menken; Tim Rice) 4:06
9  Love (Clyde Lieberman; Denetria Champ; Laythan Carl Armor) 5:54
10  Heaven’s Just A Whisper Away (Anthony Smith; Keith Diamond; Larry Henley) 3:56
11  Tango In Paris (Kitty Beethoven; Mike Mani; Narada Michael Walden; Vernon Black; Kool Moe Dee) 4:12
12  One Love (Brenda Russell; Narada Michael Walden) 5:49

Musicians

1 Interlude / Passion

Bass Narada Michael Walden
Keyboards Mike Mani
Keyboards Monty Seward
Background Vocals Claytoven Richardson
Background Vocals Kitty Beethoven
Background Vocals Nikita Germaine
Background Vocals Tony Lindsay
Vocals Regina Belle
Voice Tony Lindsay


2 Quite Time

Bass Neil Stubenhaus
Drums JR Robinson
Guitar Paul Jackson Jr
Keyboards Greg Phillinganes
Synthesizer Lester Mendez
Percussion Rafael Solano
Background Vocals Charlene Holloway
Background Vocals Cynthia Biggs
Vocals Regina Belle


3 If I Could

Bass Leland Sklar
Drums Ricky Lawson
Guitar Manny Lopez
Keyboards Greg Phillinganes
Synthesizer Lester Mendez
Percussion Rafael Solano
Vocals Regina Belle


4 Do You Wanna Get Serious

Bass Chris Walker
Drums Daryl Burgee
Guitar Randy Bowland
Keyboards Odeen Mays
Synthesizer Lester Mendez
Horns Arturo Sandoval
Horns Dana Teboe
Horns Ed Calle
Horns Tony Concepcion
Sax Kirk Whalum
Percussion Rafael Solano
Background Vocals Chris Walker
Background Vocals Marvel Allen
Vocals Regina Belle


5 Dream In Color

Bass Neil Stubenhaus
Drums JR Robinson
Guitar Paul Jackson Jr
Keyboards Greg Phillinganes
Synthesizer Lester Mendez
Percussion Rafael Solano
Background Vocals Betty Wright
Background Vocals Carl Ramsey
Background Vocals Charlene Holloway
Background Vocals Charles Christopher
Background Vocals Jeanette Wright
Background Vocals Aisha McCray
Background Vocals Rita Quintero
Background Vocals Wendy Pedersen
Vocals Regina Belle


6 My Man

Bass Neil Stubenhaus
Drums JR Robinson
Guitar Paul Jackson Jr
Guitar Tim May
Keyboards Greg Phillinganes
Keyboards James Anthony Carmichael
Keyboards John Barnes
Keyboards Lloyd Tolbert
Percussion Allen Varin
Percussion John Barnes
Percussion Lloyd Tolbert
Vocals Regina Belle


7 The Deeper I Love

Drums (programming) Lester Mendez
Guitar (solo) Manny Lopez
Guitar Steve Gordon
Keyboards Lester Mendez
Background Vocals Charlene Holloway
Background Vocals Cynthia Biggs
Vocals Regina Belle

 

8 A Whole New World (Aladdin’s Theme)

Bass (synthesizer) Walter Afanasieff
Guitar Mike Landau
Keyboards Walter Afanasieff
Synclavier Walter Afanasieff
Synthesizer Walter Afanasieff
Programming Walter Afanasieff
Programming Dan Shea
Programming Ren Klyce
Programming Gary Crimelli
Vocals Peabo Bryson
Vocals Regina Belle


9 Love

Bass Chris Walker
Drums Daryl Burgee
Guitar Randy Bowland
Keyboards Odeen Mays
Synthesizer Eddie Montilla
Horns Arturo Sandoval
Horns Dana Teboe
Horns Ed Calle
Horns Tony Concepcion
Sax Kirk Whalum
Background Vocals Chris Walker
Background Vocals Marvel Allen
Vocals Regina Belle


10 Heaven’s Just A Whisper Away

Bass Neil Stubenhaus
Drums JR Robinson
Guitar Paul Jackson Jr
Guitar Tim May
Keyboards Greg Phillinganes
Keyboards James Anthony Carmichael
Keyboards John Barnes
Keyboards Lloyd Tolbert
Synclavier John Barnes
Percussion Allen Varin
Percussion John Barnes
Vocals Regina Belle


11 Tango In Paris

Bass (synthesizer) Vernon Black
Guitar Vernon Black
Keyboards Mike Mani
Programming Mike Mani
Background Vocals Claytoven Richardson
Background Vocals Kitty Beethoven
Background Vocals Nikita Germaine
Background Vocals Tony Lindsay
Rap Kool Moe Dee
Vocals Regina Belle


12 One Love

Bass Joel Smith
Drums Narada Michael Walden
Keyboards Frank Martin
Programming Frank Martin
Percussion Marquinho Brazil
Background Vocals Kitty Beethoven
Background Vocals Nikita Germaine
Background Vocals Skyler Jett
Background Vocals Steve Zegree
Vocals Regina Belle

Other Musicians

Choir – The Gagie School Children\’s Choir (Track 12)

Liner Notes

Producer – Narada Michael Walden (Tracks 1, 11, 12)
Producer – Nick Martinelli (Tracks 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9)
Producer – James Anthony Carmichael (Tracks 6, 10)
Producer – Walter Afanasieff (Track 8)
Producer (Associate) – Mike Mani, Monty Seward (Track 1)
Producer (Executive) – Brenda Dash, Jay Landers
Arranged By – Narada Michael Walden (Tracks 1, 11, 12)
Arranged By – John Barnes (Track 6)
Arranged By – Walter Afanasieff (Track 8)
Arranged By (Additional) – Robbie Buchanan (Track 8)
Arranged By (Horns) – Richard Eddy (Tracks 4, 9)
Arranged By (Strings) – Jack Faith (Tracks 3, 5)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Kitty Beethoven (Track 11)
Coordinator – Cynthia Shiloh, Janice Lee, Kelly McRae, Kevin Walden (Tracks 1, 11, 12)
Directed By (Choir) – Steve Zegree (Track 12)
Engineer – Marc Reyburn (Tracks 1, 11, 12)
Engineer – Bruce Weeden (Tracks 2, 4, 5, 9)
Engineer – Jack Perry (Track 2)
Engineer – Barney Perkins (Tracks 6, 10)
Engineer – Eric Schilling, Hal Batt, Mark Krieg (Track 7)
Engineer – Dana Jon Chappelle (Track 8)
Engineer (Second) – Jeff Gray (Tracks 1, 11, 12)
Engineer (Second) – Mark Krieg (Tracks 4, 7, 9)
Engineer (Second) – Milton Chan (Tracks 6, 10)
Engineer (Second) – Jen Monnar, Kyle Bess, Manny Lacarrubba (Track 8)
Engineer (Mix) – Michael H Brauer (Tracks 2, 5)
Engineer (Mix) – Bruce Weeden (Track 7)
Mastered By – Vlado Meller
Mixed By (Vocals) – David Frazer (Tracks 1, 11, 12)
Recorded By (Vocals) – David Frazer (Tracks 1, 11, 12)

Art Direction – Josephine DiDonato
Photography By – Reisig & Taylor

Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc.
Copyright (c) – Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Manufactured By – Columbia Records
Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Pitman
Produced For – Perfection Light Productions
Produced For – Watchout Productions
Recorded At – Tarpan Studios
Recorded At – Criteria Recording Studios
Recorded At – Ocean Way Recording
Recorded At – Encore Studios
Recorded At – Afterhours Recording Studio
Recorded At – The Plant Studios
Recorded At – Record Plant, Los Angeles
Recorded At – Right Track Recording
Mixed At – Tarpan Studios
Mixed At – Quad Recording Studios
Mixed At – Criteria Recording Studios
Mixed At – Encore Studios
Mixed At – Right Track Recording
Mastered At – Sony Music Studio Operations