1993 Michael McDonald – Blink Of An Eye

Blink Of An Eye is the fourth solo studio album by American singer-songwriter Michael McDonald. It was released on August 3, 1993, on the label Reprise, three years after his previous album, Take It to Heart.

Tracks

1  I Stand For You (Chuck Sabatino; Michael McDonald) 04:23
2  East Of Eden (Michael McDonald) 05:29
3  More To Us Than That (Michael McDonald) 05:26
4  I Want You (Paul Buchanan) 04:16
5  No More Prayin’ (Michael McDonald) 06:20
6  Matters Of The Heart (Michael McDonald) 04:29
7  Hey Girl (Carole King; Gerry Goffin) 05:56
8  What Makes A Man Hold On (Chuck Sabatino; Michael McDonald) 04:19
9  Blink Of An Eye (George Perilli; Michael McDonald) 04:56
10  Everlasting (Michael McDonald; Will Jennings) 04:31
11  For A Child (Michael McDonald) 07:51

Media

Musicians

1 I Stand For You

BassPino Palladino
Drums (programming)Jimmy Bralower
DrumsManu Katche
GuitarBernie Chiaravalle
GuitarDavid Williams
Hammond OrganJeff Bova
KeyboardsMichael McDonald
SynthesizerDavid Frank
SaxBrandon Fields
SaxAlbert Wing
TromboneBruce Fowler
TrumpetLee Thornburg
Background VocalsArnold McCuller
Background VocalsClydene Edwards
Background VocalsHarry Bowens
Background VocalsJenni Muldaur
Background VocalsMona Lisa Young
Background VocalsSweet Pea Atkinson
VocalsMichael McDonald


2 East Of Eden

BassNathan East
Drums (programming)Jimmy Bralower
GuitarMike Campbell
KeyboardsMichael McDonald
KeyboardsJeff Bova
SynthesizerJeff Bova
VocalsMichael McDonald


3 More To Us Than That

BassPino Palladino
DrumsJR Robinson
Drums (programming)Jimmy Bralower
GuitarBernie Chiaravalle
GuitarRandy Jacobs
KeyboardsMichael McDonald
KeyboardsJeff Bova
SaxAlbert Wing
SaxKirk Whalum
PercussionLenny Castro
TrumpetLee Thornburg
VocalsMichael McDonald


4 I Want You

BassMarcus Miller
DrumsManu Katche
Drums (programming)Jimmy Bralower
GuitarDavid Williams
KeyboardsJeff Bova
SaxBrandon Fields
Background VocalsAmy Holland
VocalsMichael McDonald


5 No More Prayin’

BassFred Washington
DrumsJR Robinson
Drums (programming)Jimmy Bralower
Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett
Hammond OrganBenmont Tench
KeyboardsMichael McDonald
KeyboardsJeff Bova
VocalsMichael McDonald


6 Matters Of The Heart

Drums (programming)Jimmy Bralower
Acoustic GuitarDean Parks
KeyboardsMichael McDonald
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsAlison Krauss
Background VocalsVince Gill
VocalsMichael McDonald


7 Hey Girl

BassPino Palladino
DrumsManu Katche
Drums (programming)Jimmy Bralower
GuitarRobben Ford
KeyboardsMichael McDonald
KeyboardsRandy Kerber
KeyboardsJeff Bova
SaxKirk Whalum
PercussionLenny Castro
VocalsMichael McDonald


8 What Makes A Man Hold On

BassPino Palladino
DrumsManu Katche
Hammond OrganBenmont Tench
KeyboardsMichael McDonald
KeyboardsJeff Bova
PianoMichael McDonald
SynthesizerMichael McDonald
SynthesizerDavid Frank
Background VocalsChuck Sabatino
VocalsMichael McDonald


9 Blink Of An Eye

BassPino Palladino
Bass (synthesizer)Jeff Bova
Drums (programming)Jimmy Bralower
DrumsJR Robinson
DrumsManu Katche
DrumsGeorge Perilli
Guitar (solo)Warren Haynes
GuitarRobben Ford
GuitarRandy Jacobs
WurlitzerMichael McDonald
Hammond OrganBenmont Tench
SynthesizerDavid Frank
SaxBrandon Fields
SaxAlbert Wing
TrumpetLee Thornburg
VocalsMichael McDonald


10 Everlasting

BassFred Washington
DrumsManu Katche
Drums (programming)Jeff Bova
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
OrganJeff Bova
PianoGreg Phillinganes
SynthesizerMichael McDonald
SynthesizerRandy Kerber
SaxKirk Whalum
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsArnold McCuller
Background VocalsChuck Sabatino
Background VocalsHarry Bowens
Background VocalsMona Lisa Young
Background VocalsSweet Pea Atkinson
VocalsMichael McDonald


11 For A Child

BassPino Palladino
Drums (programming)Jimmy Bralower
KeyboardsMichael McDonald
SynthesizerRandy Kerber
FlugelhornChuck Findley
TrumpetWallace Roney
VocalsMichael McDonald

Liner Notes

Producer – Michael McDonald, Russ Titelman
Arranged By (Horn) – David Frank (Tracks 1, 3, 9)
Arranged By (Basic Tracks) – Jimmy Bralower, Russ Titelman
Arranged By (Basic Tracks), Programmed By (Keyboard) – Jeff Bova, Michael McDonald
Coordinator (Production in L.A., Additional) – Julie Larson
Coordinator (Production) – Joanne Schwartz
Engineer – Ben Fowler, Bruce Barris, Mark Linett
Engineer (Assistant) – Charlie Paakkari, Chris Albert, Chris Fogel, Mikael Ifversen, Steve Elder, UE Nastasi
Mastered By – Ted Jensen
Mixed By – Tom Lord-Alge
Mixed By (Mix Down, Assistant) – Tim Leitner

Art Direction (Cover), Photography By (Front Cover) – Bruce Steinberg
Design (Package) – John Simon (3), Michael Diehl
Photography By (Back Cover) – Gary Irving
Photography By (Back Cover), Photography By (Inside) – Tony Stone Images

Phonographic Copyright (p) – WEA International Inc.
Copyright (c) – WEA International Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Reprise Records
Copyright (c) – Reprise Records
Made By – Warner Music Manufacturing Europe
Mastered At – Sterling Sound
Record Company – Time Warner
Recorded At – Power Station
Recorded At – East Hill Studios
Recorded At – Capitol Studios
Recorded At – Westlake Audio
Mixed At – Unique Recording
Pressed By – WMME Alsdorf