1995 Fourplay – Elixir

Elixir is the third studio album by Fourplay, released in 1995. Among the guest vocalists on this album are Phil Collins, Patti Austin and Peabo Bryson.


1  Elixir (Fourplay) 7:25
2  Dream Come True (Nathan East; Ricky Lawson) 5:16
3  Play Lady Play (Lee Ritenour; Bob James) 4:38
4  Why Can\’t It Wait Till Morning (Phil Collins) 5:18
5  Magic Carpet Ride (Lee Ritenour) 6:29
6  Whisper in My Ear (Bob James) 6:13
7  Fannie Mae (Harvey Mason) 5:31
8  The Closer I Get to You (James Mtume; Reggie Lucas) 5:02
9  East 2 West (Nathan East; Marcel East) 5:57
10  Licorice (Bob James) 5:12
11  In My Corner (Harvey Mason; Harvey Mason Jr) 6:57


The Band

BassNathan East
DrumsHarvey Mason
GuitarLee Ritenour
KeyboardsBob James
PercussionHarvey Mason

Other Musicians

4 Why Can\’t It Wait Till Morning

VocalsPhil Collins

5 Magic Carpet Ride

VocalsNathan East

8 The Closer I Get to You

VocalsPatti Austin
VocalsPeabo Bryson

9 East 2 West

VocalsNathan East

11 In My Corner

Background VocalsCisco
Background VocalsHeather Mason
Background VocalsVern Arnold

Liner Notes

Producer – Fourplay
Producer – Nathan East (Track 8)
Producer (Executive)– Bob James
Arranged By – Lee Ritenour (Track 3)
Arranged By – Bob James (Track 4)
Arranged By – Fourplay (Track 8)
Arranged By (Vocals Produced And Arranged By) – Nathan East (Track 8)
Arranged By (Vocals Arranged By) – Harvey Mason Jr (Track 11)
Edited By – Robert Vosgien
Engineer (Assistant) – Kevin Lively, Mike Kloster
Mastered By – Wally Traugott
Orchestrated By – Bob James
Programmed By (Additional Computer & Synth Programming) – Ken Freeman, Lee Ritenour
Programmed By (Computer & Synth Programming) – Harvey Mason Jr
Recorded By (Additional Recording) – Harvey Mason Jr, Lee Ritenour, Thom Kidd
Recorded By, Mixed By – Don Murray

Art Direction, Design – Linda Cobb
Photography By – James Minchin