1993 Michael English – Hope

Hope (1993, Curb) is the second solo album by singer Michael English.

Michael English (born April 12, 1962) is an American Christian singer and record producer. Initially, he was a member of his family’s singing group, and later a member of The Gaither Vocal Band. During his solo career, he recorded eight studio albums. English’s highest-charting solo single was “Your Love Amazes Me”, which reached No. 10 on the Adult Contemporary chart in 1996.

Tracks

1  Save Me (Cindy Morgan; Tommy Greer) 04:23
2  There Is A Love (Brian White; Don Koch) 04:24
3  Holding Out Hope To You (Brian White; David Wills; Joe Beck) 05:04
4  Message Of Mercy (Phil Madeira; Tom Hemby) 04:46
5  Love Moves In Mysterious Ways (Dean Pitchford; Tom Snow) 04:47
6  Place Called Hope (Babbie Mason) 05:19
7  Savior (Nia Jones; Paul Field) 05:23
8  I’ve Got A Love (Gary Chapman; Jack Wallin) 03:12
9  Always For You (John May; Matt Huesmann) 04:36
10  There’s Not A Crown Without A Cross (Bob Farrell; Geron Davis) 05:16

Musicians

1 Save Me

Drums (programming)Robbie Buchanan
KeyboardsRobbie Buchanan
GuitarJerry McPherson
HornsChris McDonald
HornsGeorge Tidwell
HornsJeff Bailey
HornsSam Levine
Background VocalsChris Eaton
Background VocalsChris Rodriguez
VocalsMichael English


2 There Is A Love

BassMike Brignardello
DrumsPaul Leim
GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsShane Keister
HornsChris McDonald
HornsGeorge Tidwell
HornsJeff Bailey
HornsSam Levine
VocalsMichael English


3 Holding Out Hope To You

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsPaul Leim
GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsRobbie Buchanan
PianoShane Keister
StringsThe Nashville String Machine
VocalsMichael English


4 Message Of Mercy

GuitarTom Hemby
ProgrammingTom Hemby
ProgrammingBlair Masters
HornsChris McDonald
HornsGeorge Tidwell
HornsJeff Bailey
HornsSam Levine
Background VocalsAngelo Petrucci
Background VocalsAshley Cleveland
Background VocalsLisa Bevill
SynthesizerPhil Madeira
VocalsMichael English


5 Love Moves In Mysterious Ways

DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarTom Hemby
KeyboardsRobbie Buchanan
StringsThe Nashville String Machine
VocalsMichael English


6 Place Called Hope

GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsBlair Masters
OrganBlair Masters
Background VocalsChris Eaton
Background VocalsJudson Spence
Background VocalsLisa Bevill
Background VocalsMike Eldred
Background VocalsRobert White-Johnson
Background VocalsTommy Sims
VocalsMichael English


7 Savior

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsPaul Leim
GuitarDann Huff
GuitarJerry McPherson
KeyboardsBlair Masters
KeyboardsShane Keister
Background VocalsChris Eaton
Background VocalsLisa Bevill
VocalsMichael English


8 I’ve Got A Love

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsRandy Kerber
OrganPhil Madeira
HornsChris McDonald
HornsGeorge Tidwell
HornsJeff Bailey
HornsSam Levine
PercussionTerry McMillan
Background VocalsAshley Cleveland
Background VocalsJonell Mosser
Background VocalsMarty McCall
Background VocalsTerry Franklin
Background VocalsVeronica Petrucci
VocalsMichael English


9 Always For You

KeyboardsBlair Masters
KeyboardsMatt Huesmann
KeyboardsTony Miracle
TrumpetMike Haynes
Background VocalsWayne Kirkpatrick
VocalsMichael English


10 There’s Not A Crown Without A Cross

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsPaul Leim
GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsBlair Masters
KeyboardsShane Keister
Background VocalsChris Eaton
Background VocalsLisa Bevill
Background VocalsWayne Kirkpatrick
VocalsMichael English

Liner Notes

Producer – Brown Bannister
Producer (Background Vocals) – Wayne Kirkpatrick (Track 10)
Producer (Executive) – Neal Joseph
Arranged By – Blair Masters (Tracks 3, 6)
Arranged By – Tom Hemby (Track 4)
Arranged By – Robbie Buchanan (Track 5)
Arranged By – Matt Huesmann (Track 9)
Arranged By (Horns) – Chris McDonald (Tracks 1, 4, 8)
Arranged By (Strings) – Ronn Huff (Tracks 3, 5)
Coordinator – Traci Sterling
Engineer – Jeff Balding, Steve Bishir
Engineer (Assistant) – Carry Summers, Greg Parker, Martin Woodlee, Wayne Mehl
Mastered By – Doug Sax
Mixed By – Jeff Balding
Mixed By (Assistant) – Carry Summers

Art Direction – Laura LiPuma-Nash
Design – Beth Middelworth
Photography – Frank Ockenfels

Mastered At The Mastering Lab
Mixed At The Castle Recording Studios
Recorded At The Dugout
Recorded At Deer Valley Studio, Franklin, TN
Recorded At Bill Schnee Studios
Recorded At Record One, Los Angeles
Recorded At Quad Studios
Phonographic Copyright Warner Bros Records Inc
Copyright Warner Bros Records Inc