1993 Terence Trent D’Arby – Terence Trent D’Arby’s Symphony Or Damn

Terence Trent D’Arby’s Symphony or Damn* (*Exploring the Tension Inside the Sweetness) is the third studio album by Terence Trent D’Arby, released in 1993 through Columbia Records. This album marked something of a comeback after the disappointing performance of his previous album Neither Fish nor Flesh, and was generally well received by many critics, with Q magazine rating it five stars upon its release.

Tracks

1  Welcome To My Monasteryo (Terence Trent D’Arby) 00:31
2  She Kissed Me (Terence Trent D’Arby) 03:39
Do You Love Me Like You Say? (Terence Trent D’Arby) 05:30
4  Baby Let Me Share My Love (Terence Trent D’Arby) 03:56
5  Delicate (Terence Trent D’Arby) 04:16
6  Neon Messiah (Terence Trent D’Arby) 03:55
7  Penelope Please (Terence Trent D’Arby) 03:07
8  Wet Your Lips (Terence Trent D’Arby) 04:15
9  Turn The Page (Terence Trent D’Arby) 06:07
10  Castilian Blue (Terence Trent D’Arby) 05:15
11  “T.I.T.S.” / “F & J” (Terence Trent D’Arby) 03:29
12  Are You Happy? (Terence Trent D’Arby) 03:54
13  Succumb To Me (Terence Trent D’Arby) 05:14
14  I Still Love You (Terence Trent D’Arby) 02:15
15  Seasons (Terence Trent D’Arby) 05:37
16  Let Her Down Easy (Terence Trent D’Arby) 04:06

Musicians

2 She Kissed Me

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsCurt Bisquera
GuitarChester Kamen
GuitarTommy Girvin
GuitarTerence Trent D’Arby
PercussionTerence Trent D’Arby
VocalsTerence Trent D’Arby


3 Do You Love Me Like You Say?

BassKevin Wyatt
DrumsTerence Trent D’Arby
GuitarTim Pierce
KeyboardsTerence Trent D’Arby
PercussionTerence Trent D’Arby
VocalsTerence Trent D’Arby


4 Baby Let Me Share My Love

All InstrumentsTerence Trent D’Arby
VocalsTerence Trent D’Arby


5 Delicate

BassKevin Wyatt
DrumsTerence Trent D’Arby
GuitarAaron McClain
GuitarTerence Trent D’Arby
PercussionTerence Trent D’Arby
VocalsDes’ree
VocalsTerence Trent D’Arby


6 Neon Messiah

BassTerence Trent D’Arby
DrumsTerence Trent D’Arby
GuitarTim Pierce
GuitarTerence Trent D’Arby
Acoustic GuitarTerence Trent D’Arby
ClavinetTerence Trent D’Arby
SaxBrandon Fields
SaxStephen Kupka
SaxEmilio Castillo
TrumpetGreg Adams
TrumpetLee Thornburg
PercussionTerence Trent D’Arby
VocalsTerence Trent D’Arby


7 Penelope Please

All InstrumentsTerence Trent D’Arby
VocalsTerence Trent D’Arby


8 Wet Your Lips

BassTerence Trent D’Arby
DrumsTerence Trent D’Arby
GuitarTommy Girvin
GuitarTerence Trent D’Arby
KeyboardsTerence Trent D’Arby
PercussionTerence Trent D’Arby
VocalsTerence Trent D’Arby


9 Turn The Page

BassTim Archibald
Drums (programming)Terence Trent D’Arby
GuitarTerence Trent D’Arby
KeyboardsTerence Trent D’Arby
FlugelhornJohn Allmark
HornPeter Cirelli
PiccoloJohn Allmark
SaxBob Bowlby
SaxDino Govoni
SaxDonny McCaslin
SaxScott Gilman
TromboneJohn Wheeler
TrumpetJohn Allmark
TrumpetAndy Gravish
TrumpetJoe Giorgianni
PercussionTerence Trent D’Arby
VocalsTerence Trent D’Arby


10 Castilian Blue

BassTerence Trent D’Arby
DrumsTerence Trent D’Arby
GuitarTerence Trent D’Arby
Acoustic GuitarTerence Trent D’Arby
12 String GuitarChester Kamen
VocalsTerence Trent D’Arby


11 “T.I.T.S.” / “F & J”

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarTim Pierce
KeyboardsGreg Phillinganes
SaxStephen Kupka
SaxBrandon Fields
SaxEmilio Castillo
TrumpetGreg Adams
TrumpetLee Thornburg
VocalsTerence Trent D’Arby


12 Are You Happy?

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsTerence Trent D’Arby
GuitarTim Pierce
ClavinetTerence Trent D’Arby
Electric PianoRandy Kerber
KeyboardsTerence Trent D’Arby
PercussionTerence Trent D’Arby
VocalsTerence Trent D’Arby


13 Succumb To Me

All InstrumentsTerence Trent D’Arby
VocalsTerence Trent D’Arby


14 I Still Love You

BassWill McGregor
GuitarTerence Trent D’Arby
KeyboardsTerence Trent D’Arby
PercussionTerence Trent D’Arby
FiddleNovi Novog
VocalsTerence Trent D’Arby


15 Seasons

All InstrumentsTerence Trent D’Arby
VocalsTerence Trent D’Arby


16 Let Her Down Easy

All InstrumentsTerence Trent D’Arby
VocalsTerence Trent D’Arby

Strings

Cello – Suzie Katayama (Track 11)
Viola – Novi Novog (Track 11)
Violin – Charlie Bisharat, Joel Derouin, Robin Lorentz (Track 11)
Strings – The Hummingbird String Company (Track 15)

Liner Notes

Producer – Terence Trent D’Arby
Arranged By (Strings, Horns) – Terence Trent D’Arby
Mastered By – Stephen Marcussen
Mixed By – Mark Stent (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 15, 16)
Mixed By – Tchad Blake (Tracks 9, 14)
Mixed By – Craig Porteils (Track 11)
Mixed By – Rob Jacobs, Shelly Yakus (Track 14)
Recorded By – Craig Porteils (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16)
Recorded By – Tchad Blake (Track 9)
Sequenced By – Greg Edward

Art Direction, Design – Julie Carter
Photography By – Hans Neleman

Mastered At Precision Mastering
Recorded At TTD’s Hummingbird Monasteryo
Phonographic Copyright (p) Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.
Copyright (c) Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.