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Abstract Emotions is the eighth studio album by American jazz and R&B singer Veronica "Randy" Crawford. It reached No. 178 on the US albums chart, No. 53 in the US R&B chart and No. 14 in the UK Albums Chart.[1] On October 14, 2013 it was issued on CD together with the Nightline album.[2]

Abstract Emotions
Randy Crawford Abstract Emotions.jpg
Studio album by
Released1986
GenreJazz, R&B
LabelWarner Bros.
ProducerReggie Lucas, Hawk Wolinski & James Newton Howard
Randy Crawford chronology
Nightline
(1983)
Abstract Emotions
(1986)
Rich and Poor
(1989)

Contents

Track listingEdit

Side one
  1. "Can’t Stand the Pain" (Dean Gant/Mark Winkler) – 6:02
  2. "Actual Emotional Love" (Billie Hughs/RoxanneSeemann/Marcy Levy) – 5:05
  3. "World of Fools" (Rolf Graf/Alix Zandrs) – 5:00
  4. "Betcha" (Reggie Lucas/Leslie L. Smith) - 4:31
  5. "Higher Than Anyone Can Count" (Mary Unobsky/Daniel Ironstone) - 4:14
Side two
  1. "Desire" (Reggie Lucas) – 5:25
  2. "Getting’ Away With Murder" (Sue Shifrin/Terry Britten) – 4:02
  3. "Overnight" (Reggie Lucas) – 5:14
  4. "Almaz" (Randy Crawford) – 4:04
  5. "Don’t Wanna be Normal" (Patrick Leonard/Hawk Walinski/James Newton Howard/David Pack/Michael McDonald) – 5:20[3]

MusiciansEdit

  • Keyboards & Synthesiser: Sir Gant, Ed Walsh, Fred Zarr & Harry Whittaker
  • Guitars: Reggie Lucas
  • Percussion: Bashiri Johnson & Leslie Ming
  • Electric Bass Guitar: Anthony Jackson
  • Background Vocals: Norma Jean Wright, Brenda Wright King, Lisa Fisher, Yvonne Lewis & Curtis King.
  • Synclavier II and Octave-Plateau Sequencer Programming: Reggie Lucas
  • Synthesiser Programming: Sir Gant & Ed Walsh[3]

ProductionEdit

  • Produced by: Reggie Lucas, Hawk Wolinski & James Newton Howard
  • Engineer: Joe Ferla
  • Additional Engineering: Jim “Doc” Dougherty, Jay Mark & Alan Silverman
  • Recorded and Mixed at: Quantum Sound Studios, New Jersey
  • Additional Recording: Giant Sound Studios & Sigma Sound Studios, New York City
  • DMM Direct Digital Mastering Assistant Engineers: Jimmy Santos, Glenn Rosenstein, Jeff Cox & Craig Johnson[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "RANDY CRAWFORD | Artist | Official Charts". Officialcharts.com. Retrieved 2014-07-17.
  2. ^ "Nightline/Abstract Emotions - Randy Crawford - Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 20 January 2019.
  3. ^ a b c Original album sleeve notes