1980 Maxine Nightingale – Bittersweet

Bittersweet is the fourth album by Maxine Nightingale, released in 1980.

Maxine Nightingale (born 2 November 1952) is a British R&B and soul music singer. She is best known for her hits in the 1970s, with the million seller “Right Back Where We Started From” (1975, UK & 1976, U.S.), “Love Hit Me” (1977), and “Lead Me On” (1979).


1  Take Your Heart (Allee Willis; David Lasley) 3:57
2  I’m Givin’ It All To You (Maxine Nightingale) 3:47
3  Work On It (Lauren Wood) 3:13
4  Just Because (Michael Wendroff; Robert Fitoussi) 4:52
5  All Night With Me (Chris Montan) 3:26
6  Never Enough (Allee Willis; Bruce Roberts) 6:25
7  Tight Spot (Adrienne Anderson; Michel Colombier) 3:44
8  Why Did You Turn Me On (Allee Willis; Corrado Rustici; Narada Michael Walden) 3:44



BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
BassBobby Watson
BassEddie Watkins Jr
BassJerry Knight
DrumsJR Robinson
DrumsLarry Tolbert
DrumsSteve Schaeffer
GuitarGlen Nightingale
GuitarGreg Moore
GuitarThom Rotella
KeyboardsMichel Colombier
SynthesizerMichael Boddicker
SynthesizerMichel Colombier
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsAllee Willis
Background VocalsBruce Roberts
Background VocalsDavid Lasley
Background VocalsJim Haas
Background VocalsJon Joyce
Background VocalsMarcy Levy
Background VocalsStan Farber
VocalsMaxine Nightingale

Liner Notes

Producer – Denny Diante
Arranged By – Michel Colombier
Engineer – Jerry Hudgins, Ron Malo, Russell Schmitt

Art Direction – George Corsillo, Gribbitt!, Tim Bryant
Design – George Corsillo, Gribbitt!
Photography By – Jonathan Exley

Mixed At Devonshire Sound Studios
Recorded At Devonshire Sound Studios
Additional Recording At Sound Connection
Additional Recording At Hollywood Sound
(C) 1980 Windsong Records, Inc.
(P) 1980 United Artists Records Limited