1989 Soundtrack – Sing

Sing is a 1989 American drama film directed by Richard J. Baskin, written by Dean Pitchford (who also co-wrote the songs) and produced by Craig Zadan (both previously collaborated on Footloose), and starring Lorraine Bracco, Peter Dobson, and Jessica Steen.

The film follows a fictional New York City SING! production. The supporting cast includes Louise Lasser, George DiCenzo, Patti LaBelle, Yank Azman, Ingrid Veninger, and Cuba Gooding Jr.

Sing was released in the United States on March 31, 1989. It received mixed reviews from critics and was a box office bomb, grossing only $2.3 million from an $11.5 million budge

Tracks

1  Sing (Dean Pitchford; Jonathan Cain; Martin Page) 4:50
2  Birthday Suit (Dean Pitchford; Rhett Lawrence) 4:29
3  Romance (Love Theme From “Sing”) (Dean Pitchford; Patrick Leonard) 4:34
4  You Don’t Have To Ask Me Twice (Dean Pitchford; Tom Snow) 3:37
5  One More Time (Dean Pitchford; Tom Snow) 4:48
6  Somethin’ To Believe In (Dean Pitchford; Desmond Child; Diane Warren) 3:29
7  Total Concentration (Dean Pitchford; Tom Kelly) 3:58
8  (Everybody’s Gotta) Face The Music (Dean Pitchford; Richard Marx) 4:11
8  What’s The Matter With Love? (Dean Pitchford; Tom Snow) 3:59
8  We’ll Never Say Goodbye (Dean Pitchford; Tom Snow) 2:59

Media

Musicians

1 Sing

BassPeter Wolf
DrumsMike Baird
GuitarVivian Campbell
GuitarPeter Maunu
KeyboardsPeter Wolf
Background VocalsSiedah Garrett
Background VocalsMaxine Anderson
Background VocalsPhyllis St. James
Background VocalsPhillip Ingram
Background VocalsDarryl Phinnessee
VocalsMickey Thomas


2 Birthday Suit

DrumsRhett Lawrence
GuitarDavid Williams
SaxLarry Williams
PercussionLuis Conte
Background VocalsKenny Harris
Background VocalsDarren Austin
VocalsJohnny Kemp


3 Romance (Love Theme From “Sing”)

DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarBruce Gaitsch
GuitarDuane Sciacqua
SynthesizerPatrick Leonard
SynthesizerDavid Wolinski
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsMarilyn Martin
Background VocalsDonna DeLory
VocalsPaul Carrack
VocalsTerri Nunn


4 You Don’t Have To Ask Me Twice

BassJeff Lorber
DrumsJeff Lorber
Drums (programming)Paul Jackson Jr
Drums (programming)Dennis Lambert
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
ProgrammingPaul Jackson Jr
ProgrammingDennis Lambert
PercussionJeff Lorber
Background VocalsJean McClain
VocalsNia Peeples


5 One More Time

DrumsMichael Omartian
GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsMichael Omartian
FluteJudd Miller
PercussionAlex Acuna
Background VocalsTom Snow
Background VocalsLynn Davis
VocalsMichael Bolton


6 Somethin’ To Believe In

BassHugh McDonald
DrumsBobby Chouinard
GuitarJohn McCurry
KeyboardsCharlie Roth
Background VocalsLouis Merlino
Background VocalsMyriam Valle
Background VocalsJon Fiore
VocalsBill Champlin


7 Total Concentration

GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsBrad Cole
Background VocalsJeanette Hawes
Background VocalsWanda Vaughn
Background VocalsPamela Hutchinson
Background VocalsJimmy Demers
Background VocalsJeff Pescetto
Background VocalsDee Dee Bellson
VocalsPatti LaBelle


8 (Everybody’s Gotta) Face The Music

BassRandy Jackson
DrumsMike Baird
GuitarBruce Gaitsch
KeyboardsCJ Vanston
Background VocalsTommy Funderburk
Background VocalsRichard Marx
VocalsKevin Cronin


9 What’s The Matter With Love?

DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
KeyboardsClaude Gaudette
SaxDave Boruff
Background VocalsJean McClain
Background VocalsClydene Jackson
VocalsLaurnea Wilkinson


10 We’ll Never Say Goodbye

PianoBill Elliot
SynthesizerBill Elliot
Background VocalsStephen Bishop
Background VocalsMary Hylan
VocalsArt Garfunkel

Liner Notes

Producer – Peter Wolf (Track 1)
Producer – Rhett Lawrence (Track 2)
Producer – Patrick Leonard, David Wolinski (Track 3)
Producer – Dennis Lambert (Track 4)
Producer – Michael Omartian (Track 5)
Producer – Desmond Child (Track 6)
Producer – Peter Bunetta, Rick Chudacoff (Track 7)
Producer – Richard Marx & Bruce Gaitsch (Track 8)
Producer – Tom Snow (Track 9)
Executive Producers – Dean Pitchford & Craig Zadan

Mastered At Grundman Mastering Los Angeles
Mixed at Schnee Studio, Los Angeles
Mixed at The Grey Room, Los Angeles
Mixed at Devonshire, North Hollywood
Mixed at Can-Am, Tarzana, California
Recorded at 41B Studio, Thousand Oaks, California
Recorded at Rock This House, Los Angeles
Recorded at Johnny Yuma, Burbank
Recorded at Devonshire, North Hollywood
Recorded at Take One Recording Studios, Burbank
Recorded at Summa Recording, West Hollywood, California
Recorded at Bearsville Sound Studios, Bearsville, New York
Recorded at Right Track Studio, New York City, New York
Recorded at Cherokee Studios, Los Angeles