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"Conviction of the Heart" is a Kenny Loggins song from his 1991 album, Leap of Faith. A live version was also recorded on the album and video for his 1992 live, Outside: From the Redwoods.

"Conviction of the Heart"
Conviction of the Heart by Kenny Loggins.jpg
Single by Kenny Loggins
from the album Leap of Faith
GenreSoft rock
Songwriter(s)Kenny Loggins
Guy Thomas

Since its release, the song has become one of his signature tunes. The song was hailed as "unofficial anthem of the environmental movement" by Al Gore, when Loggins performed it on Earth Day in 1995 at The National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Credits and personnelEdit

  • Steve Woods - Keyboards
  • Kenny Loggins - Acoustic guitar
  • Guy Thomas - Electric guitar
  • David Lindley - Electric slide guitar
  • Freddie Washington - Bass
  • Tris Imboden - Drums
  • Michael Baird - Field snare
  • Munyungo Jackson & Bill Summers - Caxixi, Shekere, Djn-Djun, Gunga-Degung, Bata, Djembe
  • Kate Price & Terry Nelson - Background vocals
  • Adult Choir - choir (with Arnold McCuller as choir director)
  • Colors of Love - children's choir (with Nyna Shannon Anderson as choir director)

Credits adapted from the album's liner notes.[1]

Chart performancesEdit


  1. ^ Leap of Faith (Liner notes). Kenny Loggins. Columbia Records. 1991.CS1 maint: others (link)
  2. ^ a b Billboard (Retrieved 12 January 2009)