2001 Eric Clapton – Reptile

Reptile is the fourteenth solo studio album by Eric Clapton. The album was produced by Eric Clapton with Simon Climie and is Clapton’s first album to include keyboard work by Billy Preston and background vocals by the Impressions. The album reached the Top 10 in 20 countries, topping the national album charts in three of them. In total, the album sold more than 2.5 million copies and gained several certification awards around the globe. To help promote album sales, music network VH1 streamed the album in full on TV.

Tracks

1 Reptile (Eric Clapton) 3:25
2 Got You On My Mind (Howard Biggs; Joe Thomas) 4:30
3 Travelling Light (JJ Cale) 4:17
4 Believe In Life (Eric Clapton) 5:05
5 Come Back Baby (Ray Charles) 3:55
6 Broken Down (Dennis Morgan; Simon Climie) 5:25
7 Find Myself (Eric Clapton) 5:15
8 Ain’t Gonna Stand For It (Stevie Wonder) 4:48
9 I Want A Little Girl (Billy Moll; Murray Mencher) 2:58
10 Second Nature (Dennis Morgan; Eric Clapton; Simon Climie) 4:48
11 Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (James Taylor) 4:48
12 Modern Girl (Eric Clapton) 4:49
13 Superman Inside (Doyle Bramhall II; Eric Clapton; Susannah Melvoin) 5:07
14 Son & Sylvia (Eric Clapton) 4:44

Media

Musicians

1 Reptile

BassPino Palladino
DrumsSteve Gadd
Drums (programming)Paul Waller
GuitarEric Clapton
KeyboardsPaul Carrack
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


2 Got You On My Mind

BassNathan East
DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarEric Clapton
GuitarAndy Fairweather Low
GuitarDoyle Bramhall II
Hammond OrganBilly Preston
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsThe Impressions
VocalsEric Clapton


3 Travelling Light

BassNathan East
DrumsSteve Gadd
Drums (programming)Paul Waller
GuitarEric Clapton
GuitarAndy Fairweather Low
GuitarDoyle Bramhall II
Hammond OrganTim Carmon
WurlitzerJoe Sample
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsThe Impressions
VocalsEric Clapton


4 Believe In Life

BassNathan East
DrumsSteve Gadd
Drums (programming)Paul Waller
GuitarEric Clapton
GuitarAndy Fairweather Low
GuitarDoyle Bramhall II
Fender RhodesJoe Sample
Hammond OrganTim Carmon
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsThe Impressions
VocalsEric Clapton


5 Come Back Baby

BassNathan East
DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarEric Clapton
GuitarAndy Fairweather Low
GuitarDoyle Bramhall II
Hammond OrganBilly Preston
PianoTim Carmon
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsThe Impressions
VocalsEric Clapton


6 Broken Down

BassNathan East
DrumsSteve Gadd
Drums (programming)Paul Waller
GuitarEric Clapton
GuitarAndy Fairweather Low
GuitarDoyle Bramhall II
PianoBilly Preston
WurlitzerJoe Sample
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsEric Clapton


7 Find Myself

BassNathan East
DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarEric Clapton
GuitarAndy Fairweather Low
GuitarDoyle Bramhall II
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsThe Impressions
VocalsEric Clapton


8 Ain’t Gonna Stand For It

DrumsSteve Gadd
Drums (programming)Paul Waller
GuitarEric Clapton
GuitarAndy Fairweather Low
GuitarDoyle Bramhall II
Hammond OrganTim Carmon
Fender RhodesJoe Sample
PianoBilly Preston
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsThe Impressions
VocalsEric Clapton


9 I Want A Little Girl

BassNathan East
DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarEric Clapton
GuitarAndy Fairweather Low
GuitarDoyle Bramhall II
Hammond OrganTim Carmon
PianoBilly Preston
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsThe Impressions
VocalsEric Clapton


10 Second Nature

BassPino Palladino
DrumsSteve Gadd
Drums (programming)Paul Waller
GuitarEric Clapton
GuitarAndy Fairweather Low
GuitarDoyle Bramhall II
Hammond OrganPaul Carrack
WurlitzerPaul Carrack
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsThe Impressions
VocalsEric Clapton


11 Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight

BassNathan East
DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarEric Clapton
GuitarAndy Fairweather Low
GuitarDoyle Bramhall II
Hammond OrganTim Carmon
PianoJoe Sample
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsThe Impressions
VocalsEric Clapton


12 Modern Girl

BassNathan East
DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarEric Clapton
GuitarAndy Fairweather Low
GuitarDoyle Bramhall II
SynthesizerTim Carmon
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsThe Impressions
VocalsEric Clapton


13 Superman Inside

BassNathan East
DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarEric Clapton
GuitarAndy Fairweather Low
GuitarDoyle Bramhall II
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsEric Clapton


14 Son & Sylvia

DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarEric Clapton
GuitarAndy Fairweather Low
GuitarDoyle Bramhall II
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa

Liner Notes

Producer – Eric Clapton, Simon Climie
Arranged By (String Arrangement) – Nick Ingman (Tracks 6, 11)
Computer (Protools) – Simon Climie
Engineer (Additional Engineering) – Adam Brown, Pete Karam
Mastered By – Bob Ludwig
Mixed By – Mick Guzauski
Recorded By – Alan Douglas

Artwork By (Album Sleeve Concept) – Eric Clapton
Design – Catherine Roylance
Photography By – Jack English

Copyright (c) – Reprise Records
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Reprise Records
Manufactured By – WEA Manufacturing
Mastered At – Gateway Mastering