1986 Randy Crawford – Abstract Emotions

Abstract Emotions is the eighth studio album by American jazz and R&B singer Veronica “Randy” Crawford. It reached No. 178 on the US albums chart, No. 53 in the US R&B chart and No. 14 in the UK Albums Chart. On October 14, 2013 it was issued on CD together with the Nightline album


1  Can’t Stand The Pain (Dean Gant; Mark Winkler) 06:03
2  Actual Emotional Love (Billie Hughes; Marcy Levy; Roxanne Seeman) 05:08
3  World Of Fools (Alix Zandra; Rolf Graf) 05:01
4  Betcha (Leslie Smith; Reggie Lucas) 04:34
5  Higher Than Anyone Count (Danny Ironstone; Mary Unobsky) 04:17
6  Desire (Reggie Lucas) 05:27
7  Gettin’ Away With Murder (Sue Shifrin; Terry Britten) 04:06
8  Overnight (Reggie Lucas) 05:21
9  Almaz (Randy Crawford) 04:10
10  Don’t Wanna Be Normal (David Wolinski; David Pack; James Newton-Howard; Michael McDonald; Patrick Leonard) 05:19



BassAnthony Jackson
GuitarReggie Lucas
KeyboardsEd Walsh
KeyboardsFred Zarr
KeyboardsHarry Whitaker
KeyboardsSir Grant
SynthesizerEd Walsh
SynthesizerFred Zarr
SynthesizerHarry Whitaker
SynthesizerSir Grant
ProgrammingReggie Lucas
PercussionBashiri Johnson
PercussionLeslie Ming
Background VocalsBrenda White
Background VocalsCurtis King Jr
Background VocalsLisa Fischer
Background VocalsNorma Jean Wright
Background VocalsYvonne Fisher
VocalsRandy Crawford

Other Musicians

10 Don’t Wanna Be Normal

GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
KeyboardsDavid Wolinski
KeyboardsJames Newton-Howard
SynthesizerPatrick Leonard
ProgrammingDavid Wolinski
ProgrammingJames Newton-Howard

Liner Notes

Producer – Reggie Lucas (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
Producer – David Wolinski, James Newton Howard (Track 10)
Engineer – Alan Silverman, Craig Johnson, Glenn Rosenstein, Jay Mark, Jeff Cox, Jim Dougherty, Jimmy Santis, Joe Ferla
Sequenced By – Reggie Lucas

Art Direction, Design – Pietro Alfieri
Photography By – Aaron Rapoport

Mixed At Quantum Sound Studios, New Jersey
Recorded At Quantum Sound Studios, New Jersey
Recorded At Giant Sound Studios, New York City
Recorded At Sigma Sound Studios, New York City
Phonographic Copyright (p) Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Copyright (c) Warner Bros. Records Inc.