1996 BabyFace – The Day

The Day is the fourth studio album by American R&B artist Babyface, released in October 1996 on Epic Records. The album peaked at No. 6 on the US Billboard 200 chart and No. 4 on the Top R&B Albums chart. The Day has also been certified double Platinum in the US by the RIAA.[9] Additionally, The Day was Grammy nominated for Album of the Year and Best R&B Album respectively.

Tracks

Everytime I Close My Eyes (BabyFace) 04:58
2  Talk To me (BabyFace) 04:56
3  I Said I Live You (BabyFace) 04:07
4  When Your Body Gets Weak (BabyFace) 05:42
5  Simple Days (BabyFace; Emanuel Officer; Bradley Spalter) 04:33
6  All Day Thinkin’ (BabyFace) 04:25
7  Seven Seas (BabyFace; Marc Nelson) 04:04
8  The Day (That You Gave Me A Son) (BabyFace) 04:31
How Come, How Long (BabyFace; Stevie Wonder) 05:12
10  This Is For The Lover In You (Howard Hewett; Dana Meyers) 03:59

Musicians

1 Everytime I Close My Eyes

BassNathan East
Drums (programming)BabyFace
GuitarMichael Thompson
KeyboardsBabyFace
PianoGreg Phillinganes
SaxKenny G.
PercussionSheila Escovedo
VocalsMariah Carey


2 Talk To Me

BassNathan East
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarEric Clapton
GuitarMichael Thompson
Acoustic GuitarBabyFace
KeyboardsBabyFace
PercussionSheila Escovedo
Background VocalsDe De O’Neal
Background VocalsMarc Nelson
Background VocalsShanice Wilson


3 I Said I Live You

BassNathan East
Drums (programming)BabyFace
GuitarMichael Thompson
Acoustic GuitarBabyFace
KeyboardsBabyFace
PianoKenneth Crouch
PercussionSheila Escovedo


4 When Your Body Gets Weak

Drums (programming)BabyFace
Acoustic BassNathan East
Acoustic GuitarBabyFace
KeyboardsBabyFace
PianoKenneth Crouch
PercussionSheila Escovedo
Background VocalsKenny Terry
Background VocalsMarc Nelson
Background VocalsShawn Stockman
Background VocalsWanya Morris


5 Simple Days

Drums (programming)BabyFace
GuitarMichael Thompson
Acoustic GuitarBabyFace
KeyboardsBradley Spalter
KeyboardsBabyFace
Background VocalsEmanuel Officer
Background VocalsKevon Edmonds
Background VocalsMarc Nelson


6 All Day Thinkin’

Drums (programming)Gerald Baillergeau
KeyboardsGerald Baillergeau
PercussionSheila Escovedo
Background VocalsMarc Nelson
Background VocalsPete Farmer
Background VocalsShanice Wilson


7 Seven Seas

Drums (programming)BabyFace
GuitarMichael Thompson
Acoustic GuitarBabyFace
KeyboardsBabyFace
PianoKenneth Crouch
PercussionSheila Escovedo


8 The Day (That You Gave Me A Son)

BassNathan East
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarMichael Thompson
PianoGreg Phillinganes
PercussionSheila Escovedo


9 How Come, How Long

BassNathan East
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarMichael Thompson
Acoustic GuitarBabyFace
KeyboardsBabyFace
PianoGreg Phillinganes
HarmonicaStevie Wonder
PercussionSheila Escovedo
Background VocalsKevon Edmonds
Background VocalsMarc Nelson
Background VocalsShanice Wilson
VocalsStevie Wonder


10 This Is For The Lover In You

Drums (programming)Bryce Wilson
GuitarBabyFace
SaxGerald Albright
TromboneReggie Young
TrumpetOscar Brashear
TrumpetRay Brown
Background VocalsMarc Nelson
Background VocalsShanice Wilson
MusicianLl Cool J

Liner Notes

Producer – Babyface
Co-producer – Bradley Spalter (Track 5)
Co-producer – LL Cool J (Track 10)
Arranged By (Backing Vocals) – Mariah Carey (Track 1)
Arranged By (Backing Vocals) – Keith Andes (Track 6)
Arranged By (Strings) – Bill Ross
Conductor – Bill Ross
Engineer – Brad Gilderman, Thom Russo
Engineer (Additional) – Adam Kagan, Bob Brockmann
Engineer (Assistant) – Greg Collins, John Hurlbut, Paul Boutin, Peter Doell, Rafa Sardina, Tim Hoogenakker, Tim Lauber
Engineer (Mix Assistant) – Kyle Bess
Mixed By – Jon Gass (Tracks 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10)

Manufactured By – Epic
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Copyright (c) – Sony Music Entertainment Inc.