1995 Keith Martin – It’s Long Overdue

It’s Long Overdue is a Keith Martin‘s album released on 18 April 1995 by Sony and Ruffhouse, which peaked at number 82 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. The song “Never Find Someone Like You” was released as a first single and peaked at number 53 on the Billboard Hot 100 and at number 43 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks. “Moment in Time” was released as a second single. “Never Find Someone Like You” was included in the Bad Boys soundtrack. This song was also independently recorded by the Backstreet Boys beforehand.

Tracks

1  Never Find Someone Like You (Daniel Sembello; Marty Sharron) 04:33
2  Any Kind Of Reason (Bobby Brown; Scott Parker) 05:13
3  Somehow, Someway (Arthur Hanton; Jamie Portee) 04:40
4  If Love Feels So Good (Daniel Sembello; Marti Sharron) 04:43
5  One Mile From Paradise (Michael McCary; Keith Martin; Kieta Thompson) 04:01
6  Moment In Time (Keith Martin) 04:58
7  Operator (Kieta Thompson; Keith Martin) 04:12
8  Forever Will Be (Cliff Jones) 05:00
9  Give It Up (Scott Parker) 04:39
10  You’ll Never Be Alone (Stiff Johnson; Keith Martin; Chris Arms) 04:09
11  Real Love (Keith Martin; Dennis Walters) 04:14
12  L.O.V.E. Love (Keith Martin; Robert Walton; Boris Richards) 04:05
13  Think Of You All The Time (Keith Martin) 05:17
14  Because Of You (Keith Martin) 03:56

Media

Musicians

1 Never Find Someone Like You

GuitarRandy Bowland
KeyboardsOji Pierce
KeyboardsDaniel Sembello
KeyboardsCurtis Dowd


2 Any Kind Of Reason

All InstrumentsScott Parker
All InstrumentsLewis Brown
VocalsKeith Martin


3 Somehow, Someway

All InstrumentsArthur Hanton
All InstrumentsJamie Portee
Background VocalsJanice McClaine
Background VocalsEric Hanton
Background VocalsCliff Jones
VocalsKeith Martin


4 If Love Feels So Good

BassNathan East
BassDoug Grigsby
Drums (programming)Albert Willis
Drums (programming)Daniel Sembello
GuitarRandy Bowland
Fender RhodesGreg Phillinganes
KeyboardsDaniel Sembello
KeyboardsRandy Cantor
PercussionDaniel Sembello
PercussionAlbert Willis
PercussionOji Pierce
VocalsKeith Martin


5 One Mile From Paradise

BassKenny Luck
DrumsFreddie Holiday
KeyboardsBryan Williams
PianoColt Younger
Background VocalsMichael McCary
VocalsKeith Martin


6 Moment In Time

GuitarJohn Oates
KeyboardsKeith Martin
StringsBeth Enloe
VocalsKeith Martin


7 Operator

KeyboardsKeith Martin
KeyboardsKieta Thompson
ProgrammingKeith Martin
ProgrammingKieta Thompson
SaxBobby Paulino
VocalsKeith Martin


8 Forever Will Be

All InstrumentsArthur Hanton
All InstrumentsJamie Portee
All InstrumentsCliff Jones
Background VocalsJanice McClaine
Background VocalsCliff Jones
VocalsKeith Martin


9 Give It Up

All InstrumentsScott Parker
All InstrumentsLewis Brown
VocalsKeith Martin


10 You’ll Never Be Alone

BassChuck Treece
DrumsChuck Treece
GuitarChris Arms
KeyboardsKeith Martin
ProgrammingStiff Johnson
ProgrammingKeith Martin
VocalsKeith Martin


11 Real Love

GuitarChris Arms
KeyboardsKeith Martin
ProgrammingKeith Martin
ProgrammingRobert Walton
VocalsKeith Martin


12 L.O.V.E. Love

Drums (programming)Robert Walton
GuitarMike Tyler
KeyboardsBoris Richards
KeyboardsScott Storch
VocalsKeith Martin


13 Think Of You All The Time

All InstrumentsKeith Martin
VocalsKeith Martin


14 Because Of You

PianoKeith Martin
VocalsInerje Barrett
VocalsKeith Martin

Liner Notes

Producer – Marti Sharron, Daniel Sembello (Tracks 1, 4)
Producer – Scott Parker, Lewis Brown (Tracks 2, 9)
Producer – Cliff Jones (Tracks 3, 8)
Producer – Arthur Hanton, Jamie Portee (Track 3)
Producer – Michael McCary (Track 5)
Producer – Keith Martin (Tracks 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13)
Producer – John Oates (Track 6)
Producer – Inerje Barrett (Tracks 7, 13)
Producer – Joe Nicolo (Tracks 7, 14)
Producer – Kieta Thompson (Track 7)
Producer – Stiff Johnson (Track 10)
Producer – Robert Walton (Tracks 11, 12)
Producer – Dennis Walters (Track 11)
Producer – Boris Richards (Track 12)
Producer – Inerje Barrett (Track 14)
Co Producer – Robert Walton, Inerje Barrett (Track 8)
Co Producer – Joe Nicolo, Jerry Vines (Track 12)
Producer (Executive) – Inerje Barrett, Michael McCary
Arranged By – Daniel Sembello, Marti Sharron, Oji Pierce (Track 1)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Keith Martin (Track 1)
Engineer – Robert Walton (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12)
Engineer – Jim Hinger (Tracks 1, 4, 13)
Engineer – Daniel Sembello (Tracks 1, 4)
Engineer – David Mitchell, Robert Walton (Track 4)
Engineer – Joe Niciolo (Tracks 6, 12, 14)
Engineer – Phil Nocolo (Track 6)
Engineer – Stiff Johnson (Track 10)
Engineer (Assistant) – Diane Zaiko (Track 3)
Engineer (Assistant) – Dirk Grobelny (Tracks 4, 6)
Engineer (Assistant) – Mike Malak (Tracks 5, 7, 8, 9, 11)
Engineer (Assistant) – Gerard San Germino (Tracks 5, 11)
Engineer (Assistant) – Jerome Croxton (Tracks 8, 9)
Engineer (Assistant) – Diane Zaiko (Track 10)
Engineer (Assistant) – Jim Bottari (Track 13)
Mastered By – Manny Lecuona, Phil Nicolo
Mixed By – Joe Nicolo (Tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14)
Mixed By – Phil Nicolo (Track 3)
Mixed By – Jim Hinger (Track 13)

Art Direction, Design – Risa Zaitschek
Lettering – Marlow Palleja
Photography – Mark Hanauer

Mastered At Mastervoice, Conshohocken, PA
Recorded At Cafe Al Dent, Venice, CA
Recorded At Studio 4 Recording, Conshohocken, PA
Recorded At Digital Techniques, Philadelphia, PA
Recorded At Siff’s Shed Studios, Gulph Mills, PA
Recorded At Tongue & Groove, Philadelphia, PA