1987 Jellybean – Just Visiting This Planet

Just Visiting This Planet is the second album by Jellybean, the nickname for American producer, remixer and songwriter John Benitez. The album was released in 1987 and contains the singles “Who Found Who”, “The Real Thing”, “Jingo” and “Just a Mirage”.

In 2012, the album was remastered and expanded by Cherry Red Records. It featured five remixes, including a remix of the song “Sidewalk Talk”, which was originally released as a single in 1985 and is written by Madonna, who also provides backing vocals.

Tracks

1  Little Too Good To Me (Allan Rich; Jeff Pescetto) 04:25
2  Who Found Who (Paul Gurvitz) 04:49
3  Just A Mirage (Adele Bertei; Toni C) 04:48
4  Am I Dreaming (Adele Bertei; Grice Sadik; Mary Kessler; Toni C) 05:04
The Real Thing (Arnie Roman; Toni C) 05:35
6  Walking In My Sleep (Adele Bertei; Ian Prince) 04:27
7  Hypnotized (By Your Touch) (Adele Bertei; David Paul Bryant; John Benitez) 04:28
8  Jingo (Babatunde Olatunji) 07:44

Musicians

1 Little Too Good To Me

BassNeil Stubenhaus
Drums (programming)John Benitez
GuitarDavid Williams
GuitarEddie Martinez
SynthesizerFred Zarr
PercussionBashiri Johnson
Background VocalsConnie Harvey
Background VocalsDarryl Phinnessee
Background VocalsJocelyn Brown
Background VocalsJohn Benitez
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsSiedah Garrett
VocalsElisa Fiorillo


2 Who Found Who

Drums (programming)John Benitez
GuitarFelicia Collins
SynthesizerFred Zarr
SynthesizerJohn Benitez
SaxDave Boruff
PercussionBashiri Johnson
PercussionJohn Benitez
Background VocalsAudrey Wheeler
Background VocalsCindy Mizelle
Background VocalsJocelyn Brown
VocalsElisa Fiorillo


3 Just A Mirage

Drums (programming)John Benitez
Drums (programming)Toni C
Guitar (solo)Paul Pesco
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
SynthesizerFred Zarr
SynthesizerJohn Benitez
SynthesizerToni C
PercussionJim Maelen
Background VocalsCarol Dennis
Background VocalsEdie Lehmann
Background VocalsSiedah Garrett
VocalsAdele Bertei


4 Am I Dreaming

Electronic DrumsLinden Aaron
Drums (programming)John Benitez
Drums (programming)Toni C
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
SynthesizerMary Kessler
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsCindy Mizelle
Background VocalsJohn Benitez
VocalsAdele Bertei


5 The Real Thing

Drums (programming)John Benitez
SynthesizerFred Zarr
SynthesizerPaul Fox
SynthesizerToni C
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsConnie Harvey
Background VocalsFonzi Thornton
Background VocalsJocelyn Brown
VocalsSteven Dante


6 Walking In My Sleep

Drums (programming)John Benitez
GuitarDavid Williams
SynthesizerFred Zarr
RapAdele Bertei
RapSteven Dante
Background VocalsDarryl Phinnessee
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsSiedah Garrett
VocalsSteven Dante


7 Hypnotized (By Your Touch)

Drums (programming)John Benitez
GuitarFelicia Collins
SynthesizerDavid Paul Bryant
SynthesizerFred Zarr
SynthesizerPaul Fox
PercussionJim Maelen
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsFonzi Thornton
Background VocalsFrank Simms
VocalsAdele Bertei


8 Jingo

BassCarmine Rojas
GuitarDweezil Zappa
GuitarEddie Martinez
PianoBob Quaranta
SynthesizerFred Zarr
PercussionBashiri Johnson
PercussionJohn Benitez
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsCarol Dennis
Background VocalsEdie Lehmann
Background VocalsJohn Benitez
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsSiedah Garrett
Background VocalsWendell Morrison

Liner Notes

Producer – John Benitez (Jellybean)
Arranged By – John Benitez (Tracks 1, 3, 6, 7, 8)
Arranged By – Fred Zarr (Tracks 1, 6, 7)
Arranged By – Toni C. (Tracks 3, 5)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Toni C. (Tracks 1, 3, 5)
Arranged By (Vocals) – John Benitez (Tracks 2, 4, 8)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Elisa Fiorillo (Track 2)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Adele Bertei (Tracks 3, 4, 7)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Siedah Garrett (Tracks 6, 8)
Coordinator – Doreen Dorian
Engineer – Doc Dougherty, Michael Hutchinson
Engineer (Additional) – Ed Thacker, Gordon Fordyce, Jay Mark, Joe Chiccarelli, John Convertino, Mark Roule
Engineer (Assistant) – Craig Vogel, Don Feinberg, Jeff Lorenzen, John Hedeges, Mark McKenna, Mark Roule, Nick Delre
Mastered By – George Marino
Mixed By – Michael Hutchinson

Art Direction, Design – Norman Moore
Photography – Phillip Dixon

Mastered At Sterling Sound
Recorded At Z Studios, New York
Recorded At The Hit Factory
Recorded At Right Track Recording
Recorded At Sigma Sound Studios, New York
Recorded At Summa Music Group
Recorded At Soundtrack Studios
Recorded At A&M Studios
Recorded At Larrabee Sound Studios
Phonographic Copyright Chrysalis Records Ltd
Copyright Chrysalis Records Ltd