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
3  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

Media

Musicians

1 Interlude / Passion

BassNarada Michael Walden
KeyboardsMike Mani
KeyboardsMonty Seward
Background VocalsClaytoven Richardson
Background VocalsKitty Beethoven
Background VocalsNikita Germaine
Background VocalsTony Lindsay
VocalsRegina Belle
VoiceTony Lindsay


2 Quite Time

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
KeyboardsGreg Phillinganes
SynthesizerLester Mendez
PercussionRafael Solano
Background VocalsCharlene Holloway
Background VocalsCynthia Biggs
VocalsRegina Belle


3 If I Could

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsRicky Lawson
GuitarManny Lopez
KeyboardsGreg Phillinganes
SynthesizerLester Mendez
PercussionRafael Solano
VocalsRegina Belle


4 Do You Wanna Get Serious

BassChris Walker
DrumsDaryl Burgee
GuitarRandy Bowland
KeyboardsOdeen Mays
SynthesizerLester Mendez
HornsArturo Sandoval
HornsDana Teboe
HornsEd Calle
HornsTony Concepcion
SaxKirk Whalum
PercussionRafael Solano
Background VocalsChris Walker
Background VocalsMarvel Allen
VocalsRegina Belle


5 Dream In Color

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
KeyboardsGreg Phillinganes
SynthesizerLester Mendez
PercussionRafael Solano
Background VocalsBetty Wright
Background VocalsCarl Ramsey
Background VocalsCharlene Holloway
Background VocalsCharles Christopher
Background VocalsJeanette Wright
Background VocalsAisha McCray
Background VocalsRita Quintero
Background VocalsWendy Pedersen
VocalsRegina Belle


6 My Man

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
GuitarTim May
KeyboardsGreg Phillinganes
KeyboardsJames Anthony Carmichael
KeyboardsJohn Barnes
KeyboardsLloyd Tolbert
PercussionAllen Varin
PercussionJohn Barnes
PercussionLloyd Tolbert
VocalsRegina Belle


7 The Deeper I Love

Drums (programming)Lester Mendez
Guitar (solo)Manny Lopez
GuitarSteve Gordon
KeyboardsLester Mendez
Background VocalsCharlene Holloway
Background VocalsCynthia Biggs
VocalsRegina Belle


8 A Whole New World (Aladdin’s Theme)

Bass (synthesizer)Walter Afanasieff
GuitarMike Landau
KeyboardsWalter Afanasieff
SynclavierWalter Afanasieff
SynthesizerWalter Afanasieff
ProgrammingWalter Afanasieff
ProgrammingDan Shea
ProgrammingRen Klyce
ProgrammingGary Crimelli
VocalsPeabo Bryson
VocalsRegina Belle


9 Love

BassChris Walker
DrumsDaryl Burgee
GuitarRandy Bowland
KeyboardsOdeen Mays
SynthesizerEddie Montilla
HornsArturo Sandoval
HornsDana Teboe
HornsEd Calle
HornsTony Concepcion
SaxKirk Whalum
Background VocalsChris Walker
Background VocalsMarvel Allen
VocalsRegina Belle


10 Heaven’s Just A Whisper Away

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
GuitarTim May
KeyboardsGreg Phillinganes
KeyboardsJames Anthony Carmichael
KeyboardsJohn Barnes
KeyboardsLloyd Tolbert
SynclavierJohn Barnes
PercussionAllen Varin
PercussionJohn Barnes
VocalsRegina Belle


11 Tango In Paris

Bass (synthesizer)Vernon Black
GuitarVernon Black
KeyboardsMike Mani
ProgrammingMike Mani
Background VocalsClaytoven Richardson
Background VocalsKitty Beethoven
Background VocalsNikita Germaine
Background VocalsTony Lindsay
RapKool Moe Dee
VocalsRegina Belle


12 One Love

BassJoel Smith
DrumsNarada Michael Walden
KeyboardsFrank Martin
ProgrammingFrank Martin
PercussionMarquinho Brazil
Background VocalsKitty Beethoven
Background VocalsNikita Germaine
Background VocalsSkyler Jett
Background VocalsSteve Zegree
VocalsRegina 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