1994 Steven Curtis Chapman – Heaven In The Real World

Heaven In The Real World is the sixth studio album by American contemporary Christian music singer and songwriter Steven Curtis Chapman released on July 12, 1994, by Sparrow Records.

It was certified gold by the end of the year, nominated for a 1995 Grammy award, and went platinum on February 7, 1997. The title song received the 1995 Gospel Music Association award for best Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year, and the album earned Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year, at the 25th GMA Dove Awards.

Tracks

1  Heaven In The Real World (Steven Curtis Chapman) 04:19
2  King Of The Jungle (Steven Curtis Chapman) 04:55
3  Dancing With The Dinosaur (Steven Curtis Chapman) 04:46
4  The Mountain (Geoff Moore; Steven Curtis Chapman) 04:56
5  Treasure Of You (Geoff Moore; Steven Curtis Chapman) 04:41
6  Love And Learn (Steven Curtis Chapman) 04:09
7  Burn The Ships (James Isaac Elliott; Steven Curtis Chapman) 04:56
8  Remember Your Chains (Steven Curtis Chapman) 05:22
9  Heartbeat Of Heaven (Steven Curtis Chapman) 05:07
10  Still Listening (Geoff Moore; Steven Curtis Chapman) 04:32
11  Facts Are Facts (Steven Curtis Chapman) 03:30
12  Miracle Of Mercy (Steven Curtis Chapman) 02:39

Media

Musicians

1 Heaven In The Real World

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsPhil Naish
Background VocalsMark Heimermann
Background VocalsMichael Gleason
VocalsSteven Curtis Chapman


2 King Of The Jungle

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsJR Robinson
Drums (programming)Mark Hammond
GuitarDann Huff
DobroSteven Curtis Chapman
KeyboardsPhil Naish
TromboneBarry Green
TromboneChris McDonald
TrumpetJeff Bailey
TrumpetMike Haynes
Background VocalsMark Heimermann
Background VocalsMichael Gleason
VocalsSteven Curtis Chapman


3 Dancing With The Dinosaur

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsPhil Naish
PercussionMark Hammond
Background VocalsMichael Gleason
Background VocalsMichael Mellett
VocalsSteven Curtis Chapman


4 The Mountain

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarDann Huff
DobroDan Dugmore
KeyboardsPhil Naish
PercussionMark Hammond
Background VocalsMichael Gleason
Background VocalsMichael Mellett
VocalsSteven Curtis Chapman


5 Treasure Of You

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsPhil Naish
Background VocalsMark Heimermann
Background VocalsMichael Gleason
VocalsSteven Curtis Chapman


6 Love And Learn

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarDann Huff
Acoustic GuitarDann Huff
Acoustic GuitarSteven Curtis Chapman
Steel GuitarDan Dugmore
KeyboardsPhil Naish
VocalsSteven Curtis Chapman


7 Burn The Ships

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsPhil Naish
Background VocalsMark Heimermann
Background VocalsMichael Gleason
VocalsSteven Curtis Chapman


8 Remember Your Chains

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarDann Huff
Acoustic GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsPhil Naish
VocalsSteven Curtis Chapman


9 Heartbeat Of Heaven

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsPhil Naish
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsMichael Gleason
Background VocalsMichael Mellett
VocalsSteven Curtis Chapman


10 Still Listening

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarSteven Curtis Chapman
GuitarDann Huff
Acoustic GuitarSteven Curtis Chapman
KeyboardsPhil Naish
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsMichael Gleason
Background VocalsMichael Mellett
Background VocalsCaleb Chapman
Background VocalsEmily Chapman
Background VocalsWill Franklin Chapman
VocalsSteven Curtis Chapman


11 Facts Are Facts

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarDann Huff
Slide GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsPhil Naish
Background VocalsMichael Gleason
Background VocalsMichael Mellett
VocalsSteven Curtis Chapman


12 Miracle Of Mercy

BassDanny O’Lannerghty
Acoustic GuitarSteven Curtis Chapman
KeyboardsPhil Naish
CelloAnthony Lamarchina
CelloBob Mason
CelloJohn Catchings
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsSteven Curtis Chapman

Choir & Strings

Choir – Hezekiah Walker And The Love Fellowship Crusade Choir (Tracks 1, 2)
Voice (Voice-over) – Brad Winget, Charles Colson, James Isaac Elliott, Steve LePard (Track 1)
Voice (Shoutback) – Calvin Bottoms, Dan Brunelle, Dennis Kurtilla, Dave Huffman, Phil Naish, Steven Curtis Chapman (Track 11)
Strings – The Nashville String Machine (Tracks 6, 9)

Liner Notes

Producer – Phil Naish, Steven Curtis Chapman
Producer (Executive) – Dan Raines, Peter York
Arranged By (Horns) – Chris McDonald (Track 2)
Arranged By (Strings) – Conni Ellisor (Tracks 6, 9, 12)
Concertmaster – Carl Gorodetzky (Tracks 6, 9)
Conductor – Conni Ellisor (Tracks 6, 9, 12)
Coordinator – Bridgett Evans O’Lannerghty
Creative Director – Karen Philpott
Engineer (Additional) – Dan Garcia, Jay Healy, Jeremy Smith, John Hendrickson, Todd Robbins
Engineer (Assistant) – David Dillbeck, Koji Egawa, Lars Aakre, Peter Doell
Mastered By – Doug Sax
Mixed By – Bill Schnee
Mixed By (Assistant) – John Hendrickson
Recorded By – Ed Cherney
Recorded By (Assistant) – John Hendrickson
Recorded By (Overdubs, Vocals) – Ronnie Brookshire
Recorded By (Overdubs, Vocals Assistant) – Todd Robbins
Sequenced By – Jeff Mac (Track 3)

Design – East West Design
Photography By – E.J. Carr, John Guider, Robert Glover, Skip O’Rourke, Gerhard Yurkovic

Mastered At The Mastering Lab
Mixed At Bill Schnee Studios
Recorded At Bill Schnee Studios
Recorded At Studio At Mole End
Recorded At The Hit Factory
Recorded At Capitol Studios
Recorded At Quad Studios
Recorded At Midtown Tone & Volume
Recorded At North Beach Studio
Phonographic Copyright (p) The Sparrow Corporation
Copyright (c) The Sparrow Corporation
Record Company Columbia House