1998 Eric Martin – Somewhere In The Middle

Somewhere In The Middle is the third solo album by Mr Big singer Eric Martin. It was written during the two-year hiatus from Mr. Big. The CD was completed in 1998 and released in Japan, Southeast Asia, and Europe. Strong Japanese sales prompted a 1998 tour

Tracks

1  Fly On A Wall (Andre Pessis; Eric Martin) 03:49
2  Wink And A Smile (Andre Pessis; Eric Martin) 05:16
3  Don’t Count Me Out (Bob Thiele Jr; Dillon O’Brian; Eric Martin; Phil Roy) 03:47
4  Kisses Stain (Andre Pessis; Eric Martin) 04:47
5  No One Said Goodbye (Andre Pessis; Eric Martin) 04:08
6  Better Day (Bill Wray; Jon Bevo) 04:44
7  Somewhere In The Middle (Andre Pessis; Eric Martin; Marti Frederiksen) 05:12
8  That’s What I’m Here For (Andre Pessis; Eric Martin; Jon Close; Roger Silver) 04:01
9  Somethin’ From Nothing (Andre Pessis; Eric Martin) 05:04
10  Have I Been Here Before (Andre Pessis; Eric Martin) 04:27
11  Over My Heart (Andre Pessis; Eric Martin) 04:54
12  I Wrote The Book (Japanese Bonus Track) (Andre Pessis; Eric Martin) 03:37

Musicians

1 Fly On A Wall

BassJerry Scheff
DrumsDenny Fongheiser
GuitarTim Pierce
Acoustic GuitarTim Pierce
Acoustic GuitarEric Martin
OrganPhil Shenale
OrganCJ Vanston
PercussionDenny Fongheiser
VocalsEric Martin


2 Wink And A Smile

BassJerry Scheff
DrumsDenny Fongheiser
GuitarTim Pierce
Acoustic GuitarTim Pierce
Acoustic GuitarEric Martin
OrganPhil Shenale
WurlitzerCJ Vanston
PercussionDenny Fongheiser
VocalsEric Martin


3 Don’t Count Me Out

BassJohn Pierce
DrumsDenny Fongheiser
GuitarTim Pierce
GuitarBob Thiele Jr
Acoustic GuitarTim Pierce
Acoustic GuitarBob Thiele Jr
Acoustic GuitarEric Martin
DobroTim Pierce
DobroBob Thiele Jr
OrganPhil Shenale
OrganDillon O’Brian
PianoDillon O’Brian
WurlitzerDillon O’Brian
PercussionDenny Fongheiser
Background VocalsDillon O’Brian
VocalsEric Martin


4 Kisses Stain

BassJerry Scheff
DrumsDenny Fongheiser
GuitarTim Pierce
Acoustic GuitarTim Pierce
Acoustic GuitarEric Martin
OrganPhil Shenale
OrganBill Payne
PercussionDenny Fongheiser
VocalsEric Martin


5 No One Said Goodbye

BassJerry Scheff
DrumsDenny Fongheiser
GuitarTim Pierce
Acoustic GuitarTim Pierce
Acoustic GuitarEric Martin
OrganPhil Shenale
OrganBill Payne
PercussionDenny Fongheiser
VocalsEric Martin


6 Better Day

BassJerry Scheff
DrumsDenny Fongheiser
GuitarTim Pierce
Acoustic GuitarTim Pierce
OrganPhil Shenale
OrganBill Payne
PianoCJ Vanston
WurlitzerCJ Vanston
PercussionDenny Fongheiser
VocalsEric Martin


7 Somewhere In The Middle

BassJohn Pierce
DrumsDenny Fongheiser
GuitarTim Pierce
GuitarMarti Frederiksen
Acoustic GuitarTim Pierce
Acoustic GuitarEric Martin
OrganPhil Shenale
OrganCJ Vanston
PianoBill Payne
PianoEric Martin
PercussionDenny Fongheiser
Background VocalsMarti Frederiksen
VocalsEric Martin


8 That’s What I’m Here For

BassJerry Scheff
DrumsDenny Fongheiser
GuitarTim Pierce
Acoustic GuitarTim Pierce
Acoustic GuitarEric Martin
OrganPhil Shenale
OrganCJ Vanston
PercussionDenny Fongheiser
VocalsEric Martin


9 Somethin’ From Nothing

BassJohn Pierce
DrumsDenny Fongheiser
GuitarTim Pierce
Acoustic GuitarTim Pierce
Acoustic GuitarEric Martin
MandolinTim Pierce
HarmoniumBob Thiele Jr
OrganPhil Shenale
OrganCJ Vanston
Glass HarmonicaCJ Vanston
PercussionDenny Fongheiser
VocalsEric Martin


10 Have I Been Here Before
11 Over My Heart

BassJohn Pierce
DrumsDenny Fongheiser
GuitarTim Pierce
Acoustic GuitarTim Pierce
Acoustic GuitarEric Martin
OrganPhil Shenale
OrganCJ Vanston
PercussionDenny Fongheiser
VocalsEric Martin

Liner Notes

Producer – Bill Wray
Mastered By – Gavin Lurssen
Mixed By – Bill Wray, Duane Seykora
Mixed By (Assistant) – Ronnie Riveira
Recorded By – Duane Seykora

Art Direction – Larry Freemantle
Photography – Ross Pelton

Mixed At Brooklyn Recording Studio
Recorded At Track Record
Copyright Atlantic Recording Corporation