1997 Aaron Neville – To Make Me Who I Am

To Make Me Who I Am (1997, A&M) is the eighth solo album by singer Aaron Neville.

Tracks

1  Say What’s In My Heart (BabyFace; Diane Warren) 04:21
2  Just To Be With You (Court Converse; Darrell Spencer; Marc Nelson) 05:39
3  Sweet Amelia (Aaron Neville; Bradley Spalter; Gordon Chambers; Robbie Nevil) 04:36
4  …To Make Me Who I Am (Aaron Neville; Bradley Spalter; Gordon Chambers; Robbie Nevil) 05:32
5  The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (Ewan MacColl) 04:14
6  Yes, I Love You (Darrell Spencer; Marc Nelson) 04:46
7  Your Sweet & Smiling Eyes (Aaron Neville; Bradley Spalter; Gordon Chambers; Robbie Nevil) 04:31
8  I Can’t Change The Way You Don’t Feel (Diane Warren) 04:43
9  Please Remember Me (Rodney Crowell; Will Jennings) 03:53
10  What Did I Do (To Deserve You) (Andy Goldmark; James Dean Hicks; Jamie Houston) 03:53
11  God Made You For Me (Aaron Neville; Bradley Spalter; Emanuel Officer) 05:00
12  Lovely Lady Dressed In Blue (Aaron Neville) 04:06

Musicians

1 Say What’s In My Heart

BassReggie Hamilton
Drums (programming)Keith Andes
GuitarMichael Thompson
KeyboardsKeith Andes
PianoKeith Andes
Background VocalsDeborah Cox
Background VocalsRicky Jones
VocalsAaron Neville


2 Just To Be With You

BassDeon Estus
Drums (programming)Marc Nelson
KeyboardsMarc Nelson
PianoJoanna Langley-Basterfield
Background VocalsMarc Nelson
VocalsYakira
VocalsAaron Neville


3 Sweet Amelia

BassReggie Hamilton
Drums (programming)Bradley Spalter
GuitarRobbie Nevil
KeyboardsBradley Spalter
PianoMichael Norfleet
Background VocalsGordon Chambers
VocalsAaron Neville


4 …To Make Me Who I Am

BassReggie Hamilton
KeyboardsBradley Spalter
KeyboardsRobbie Nevil
PianoIvan Neville
ProgrammingBradley Spalter
ProgrammingRobbie Nevil
VocalsAaron Neville


5 The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

BassLaMarquis Jefferson
GuitarPeter Moore
KeyboardsRichard Johnson
Background VocalsTony Rich
VocalsLinda Ronstadt
VocalsAaron Neville


6 Yes, I Love You

Drums (programming)Marc Nelson
GuitarJim McGorman
KeyboardsMarc Nelson
VocalsAaron Neville


7 Your Sweet & Smiling Eyes

BassReggie Hamilton
GuitarRobbie Nevil
KeyboardsBradley Spalter
PianoMichael Norfleet
ProgrammingBradley Spalter
Background VocalsGordon Chambers
VocalsAaron Neville


8 I Can’t Change The Way You Don’t Feel

BassReggie Hamilton
GuitarDean Parks
KeyboardsKhris Kellow
PianoMichael Norfleet
ProgrammingKhris Kellow
VocalsAaron Neville


9 Please Remember Me

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarMike Landau
KeyboardsRobbie Buchanan
VocalsLinda Ronstadt
VocalsAaron Neville


10 What Did I Do (To Deserve You)

BassLaMarquis Jefferson
GuitarPeter Moore
KeyboardsRichard Johnson
Background VocalsTony Rich
VocalsAaron Neville


11 God Made You For Me

BassReggie Hamilton
GuitarBradley Spalter
KeyboardsBradley Spalter
ProgrammingBradley Spalter
Background VocalsEmanuel Officer
VocalsAaron Neville


12 Lovely Lady Dressed In Blue

BassReggie Hamilton
Acoustic GuitarRobbie Nevil
Hammond OrganKeith Andes
PianoAaron Neville
VocalsAaron Neville

Liner Notes

Producer – Keith Andes (Track 1)
Producer – Darrell Spencer, Marc Nelson (Tracks 2, 6)
Producer – Bradley Spalter (Tracks 3, 4, 7, 11)
Producer – Robbie Nevil (Tracks 3, 4, 7)
Producer – Tony Rich (Tracks 5, 10)
Producer – Aaron Neville (Tracks 8, 12)
Producer – Khris Kellow (Track 8)
Producer – Linda Ronstadt, George Massenburg (Track 9)
Producer – Mark Mazzetti (Track 12)
Producer (Vocals) – Gordon Chambers (Tracks 3, 4, 7)
Producer (Vocals) – Emanuel Officer (Track 11)
Co-producer – Aaron Neville, Mark Mazzetti (Track 4)
Producer (Executive) – Mark Mazzetti
Producer (Executive) – Diane Warren(Track 8)
Arranged By – Keith Andes (Track 1)
Arranged By – Bradley Spalter (Tracks 3, 4, 7, 11)
Arranged By – Robbie Nevil (Tracks 3, 4, 7)
Arranged By – Aaron Neville, Khris Kellow (Track 8)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Roberta Flack, Tony Rich (Track 5)
Arranged By (Strings) – Joanna Langley-Basterfield (Track 2)
Arranged By (Strings) – Bill Meyers (Tracks 3, 4, 12)
Engineer – Martin Horenburg (Track 1)
Engineer – Paul Boutin (Tracks 2, 6)
Engineer – Adam Kagan (Tracks 3, 4, 7, 8, 11)
Engineer – Mario Luccy, Moana Suchard (Track 8)
Engineer – George Massenburg (Track 9)
Engineer – John Frye (Track 10)
Engineer – Rik Pekkonen (Track 12)
Engineer (Assistant) – Brent Reilly, Doug Elkins (Track 1)
Engineer (Assistant) – John Sorenson (Track 4)
Engineer (Assistant) – Kevin Scott (Tracks 5, 9)
Engineer (Assistant) – Tony Rambo (Track 5)
Engineer (Assistant) – Joe Zook (Track 8)
Engineer (Assistant) – Steve Fitzmaurice (Track 11)
Engineer (Assistant) – Mike Scotella (Track 12)
Engineer (Additional) – Ian Boxill (Tracks 2, 6)
Engineer (Additional) – Paul Lani (Track 2)
Engineer (Background Vocals, Rhythm) – John Frye (Track 5)
Engineer (Lead Vocals) – George Massenburg (Track 5)
Engineer (Piano) – Rik Pekkonen (Track 4)
Engineer (Strings) – Allen Sides (Tracks 3, 4, 12)
Mastered By – Bob Ludwig
Mixed By – Jon Gass (Track 1)
Mixed By – Manny Marroquin (Tracks 2, 3, 6, 7)
Mixed By – George Massenburg (Tracks 4, 5, 9, 10)
Mixed By – Mick Guzauski (Track 8)
Mixed By – Adam Kagan (Tracks 11, 12)
Mixed By – Mark Mazzetti (Track 12)
Mixed By (Assistant) – Kyle Bess (Track 1)
Mixed By (Assistant) – Dave Hancock (Tracks 2, 6)

Art Direction, Design – Chuck Beeson
Photography – John Casado

Mastered At Gateway Mastering
Mixed At Brandon’s Way Recording
Mixed At The Enterprise
Mixed At Andora Studios
Mixed At The Site
Mixed At The Classroom
Mixed At Barking Doctor Recording
Mixed At Ocean Way Recording
Recorded At Back Room Studios, Glendale, CA
Recorded At Red Zone Studios
Recorded At Brandon’s Way Recording
Recorded At Record Plant, Los Angeles
Recorded At Lighthouse Studios
Recorded At The Classroom
Recorded At Sound Chamber Recorders
Recorded At A&M Studios
Recorded At Ocean Way Recording
Recorded At Doppler Studios
Recorded At Studio LaCoCo
Recorded At The Enterprise
Recorded At Bananaboat Studios
Recorded At Sunset Sound
Recorded At The Site
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