Relationships

member of: Wonderlove (Stevie Wonder's backing band)
siblings: Danny Sembello ( – ????)
John Sembello
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/mn0000458423 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/artist/94940 [info]
Myspace: https://myspace.com/michaelsembello [info]
SecondHandSongs: http://www.secondhandsongs.com/artist/10558 [info]
VIAF ID: VIAF: 37111049 [info]
Wikidata: Q1929388 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Michael Sembello [info]
lyrics page: http://decoda.com/michael-sembello-lyrics [info]
other databases: https://rateyourmusic.com/artist/michael_sembello [info]
setlist.fm: https://www.setlist.fm/setlists/michael-sembello-63d6b2a3.html [info]
stream for free: http://www.staimusic.com/en/bands/michael-sembello_2988.html [info]

Appearances

Date Title Credited As Attributes Artist Length
arranger
Confusion Najee 4:12
Dream Hunter Sérgio Mendes 3:02
I Only Have Eyes for You Niki Haris & Peter Cox 5:21
Life in the Movies Sérgio Mendes 3:55
Love Is Waiting Sérgio Mendes 3:51
My Summer Love Sérgio Mendes 4:00
Rainbow's End Sérgio Mendes 4:05
composer
And I Know
As We Speak
Carousel
Finally Found a Reason
Heavy Weather
Love Will Come Someday
Maniac
Mirror, Mirror
Port of Call
Saturn
Summer Dream
サマーチャンピオン
instrument
1978 Blame It on the Boogie Mike Sembello guitar The Jacksons 3:32
1981 As We Speak guitar David Sanborn 4:19
1981 Back Again guitar David Sanborn 3:53
1981 Better Believe It guitar David Sanborn 3:31
1981 Love Will Come Someday guitar David Sanborn 6:16
1981 Over and Over guitar David Sanborn 4:13
1981 Port of Call guitar David Sanborn 4:29
1981 Rain on Christmas guitar David Sanborn 4:49
1981 Rush Hour guitar David Sanborn 4:44
1981 Straight to the Heart guitar David Sanborn 3:27
’Cause We’ve Ended as Lovers guitar Syreeta 4:29
All Day Sucker guitar Stevie Wonder 5:06
Automatic Man guitar and synthesizer Michael Sembello 4:18
Black Rain (Miles to Go) guitar Carl Anderson 5:39
C'est la vie guitar George Duke 4:54
Cadillac guitar and synthesizer Michael Sembello 4:14
Carnaval guitar Sérgio Mendes 3:52
Carry On guitar Flora Purim 5:14
Confusion guitar Najee 4:12
Contusion guitar Stevie Wonder 3:46
Déja Vù guitar Maynard Ferguson 4:27
Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough guitar Maynard Ferguson 4:26
Dream Hunter guitar Sérgio Mendes 3:02
Every Time He Comes Around guitar Minnie Riperton 3:54
First Time bass and guitar Michael Sembello 3:07
For Your Eyes Only guitar Maynard Ferguson 3:41
Freeway Jam guitar Flora Purim 4:34
Godzilla electronic drum set and guitar Michael Sembello 3:52
Heavy Weather guitar Carl Anderson 5:58
Here Today guitar Maynard Ferguson 4:23
Hollywood guitar Maynard Ferguson 5:24
I Don't Want to Lose Him guitar Randy Crawford 3:08
I Felt You Glancin' guitar 笠井紀美子 3:57
I Only Have Eyes for You guitar Niki Haris & Peter Cox 5:21
I'm So Much in Love guitar 笠井紀美子 4:11
Island in the Sun Interlude guitar Flora Purim 1:28
It's So Nice (To See Old Friends) guitar Minnie Riperton 4:44
It’s Over acoustic guitar, marimba and synthesizer Michael Sembello 5:01
Lay Back guitar Michael Sembello 4:04
Life in the Movies guitar Sérgio Mendes 3:55
Looking for Love guitar 笠井紀美子 4:39
Love Is All We Need guitar 笠井紀美子 5:03
Love Is Waiting guitar Sérgio Mendes 3:51
Lovin' You guitar Minnie Riperton 3:43
Maniac guitar and synthesizer Michael Sembello 4:20
Nine to Five guitar Maynard Ferguson 3:29
Niura Is Coming Back acoustic guitar Flora Purim 2:53
Once I Ran Away acoustic guitar Flora Purim 3:37
Ordinary Pain guitar Stevie Wonder 6:23
Ordinary Pain guitar Stevie Wonder 6:16
Our Lives guitar Minnie Riperton 5:59
Over You guitar 笠井紀美子 4:11
Pack Up Your Bags guitar Harvey Mason 5:14
Perfect Angel guitar Minnie Riperton 3:42
Please Don’t Go guitar Stevie Wonder 4:07
Portuguese Love guitar Maynard Ferguson 5:19
Positive Energy guitar George Duke 3:37
Pump It Up guitar Michael Sembello 4:12
Pump It Up bass guitar Michael Sembello 4:12
Rainbow's End guitar Sérgio Mendes 4:05
Reasons guitar Minnie Riperton 3:27
Saturn guitar Stevie Wonder 4:54
Seeing You This Way guitar Minnie Riperton 2:44
Sir Duke guitar Stevie Wonder 3:54
Sir Duke guitar Najee 4:53
Smile Please guitar Stevie Wonder 3:28
Steppin' Outside Tonight guitar 笠井紀美子 4:37
Superman bass, electronic drum set and Rhodes piano Michael Sembello 4:46
Take a Little Trip guitar Minnie Riperton 4:09
Talk guitar Michael Sembello 3:27
The Dream synthesizer David Sanborn 5:01
The Edge of a Dream guitar Minnie Riperton 4:21
Touch and Go guitar Maynard Ferguson 4:56
Voodoo guitar Sérgio Mendes 3:55
When I'm With You guitar Harvey Mason 4:25
Perfect Angel acoustic guitar and electric guitar Minnie Riperton
Perfect Angel acoustic guitar and electric guitar Minnie Riperton
Rendezvous guitar George Duke
Sahara electric guitar Alabina
instrument arranger
Godzilla horn Michael Sembello 3:52
Niura Is Coming Back guitar Flora Purim 2:53
Superman strings Michael Sembello 4:46
The Dream synthesizer David Sanborn 5:01
lyricist
Imagination
Maniac
performer
Maniac 2002 Return feat. Michael Sembello 3:47
producer
Back Anna Marie 4:30
Maniac Michael Sembello 4:20
Maniac Michael Sembello 4:03
Recipe of Love Anna Marie 3:55
Take the Time for Love Anna Marie 4:44
Above Below and Beyond Jennifer Batten
programming
I Only Have Eyes for You Niki Haris & Peter Cox 5:21
The Dream synthesizer David Sanborn 5:01
Sahara membranophone Alabina
vocal
1981 Back Again background vocals and lead vocals David Sanborn 3:53
1981 Love Will Come Someday lead vocals David Sanborn 6:16
Automatic Man background vocals Michael Sembello 4:18
Black Rain (Miles to Go) background vocals Carl Anderson 5:39
C'est la vie background vocals George Duke 4:54
Cadillac background vocals Michael Sembello 4:14
Lay Back background vocals Michael Sembello 4:04
Maniac Michael Sembello 4:03
My Summer Love Sérgio Mendes 4:00
Pump It Up background vocals Michael Sembello 4:12
Pump It Up lead vocals Michael Sembello 4:12
Superman Michael Sembello 4:46
Talk Michael Sembello 3:27
The Dream background vocals David Sanborn 5:01
Rendezvous background vocals George Duke
writer
Eye to Eye
Gremlins… Mega Madness
Hold Me (Sembello song)
Hysterical
Mega Madness (Japanese version)
NIGHT BIRD〜PUMP IT UP〜
Pump It Up
State of My Heart
The Dream
Twerk
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