Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Too Tough
5:37
2 Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing
3:07
3 Tonight I Give In
3:31
4 You Could Come Take Me Home
3:53
5 Love You Too Much
3:56
6 Is This a Dream
5 5:13
7 Song for a Rainy Day
3:40
8 I Can See It in Your Eyes
3:33
9 Accept Me (I'm Not a Girl Anymore)
3:35
10 Rainbow Inside My Heart
3:39

Credits

CD 1

vocoder:
Andre Lewis (Motown synth player) (track 1)
strings arranger:
Frank Martin (keyboards) (track 5)
Michael Gibbs (tracks 1–4, 6–10)
membranophone:
Steve Ferrone (tracks 6–10)
Buddy Williams (drummer) (tracks 6–10)
tambourine:
David Rubinson (tracks 1–5)
guitar:
Peter Mauno (tracks 6–10)
Doc Powell (tracks 6–10)
Corrado Rustici (tracks 1–5)
bass:
Randy Jasckson (tracks 1–5)
Francisco Centeno (tracks 6–10)
vibraphone:
Brian Atkinson (track 2)
percussion:
Sheila Escovedo (tracks 1–10)
keyboard:
Nat Adderley, Jr. (tracks 6–10)
Frank Martin (keyboards) (tracks 1–10)
Steve Robbins (tracks 6–10)
keyboard, membranophone and percussion:
Narada Michael Walden (tracks 1–5)
saxophone:
Marc Russo (tracks 1–10)
horn:
Tim Acosta (tracks 6–10)
Fred Barry (tracks 6–10)
Marc Russo (tracks 6–10)
Wayne Wallace (tracks 6–10)
horn arranger:
Jerry Hey (tracks 1–5)
Marc Russo (tracks 6–10)
Wayne Wallace (tracks 6–10)
arranger:
Narada Michael Walden (tracks 1–5)
Angela Bofill (tracks 6–10)
Francisco Centeno (tracks 6–10)
assistant engineer:
Carl Beatty (tracks 6–10)
Michael Christopher (engineer) (tracks 6–10)
Maureen Droney (tracks 2–5)
Wayne Lewis (tracks 1–5)
Ray Pyle (tracks 6–10)
background vocals:
Angela Bofill (tracks 1–9)
Jim Gilstrap (tracks 1–5)
Lara Hornbeck (track 10)
Kelly Kool (tracks 1–9)
John Lehman (tracks 1–5)
Myrna Matthews (tracks 1–5)
Pablo Santiago (track 10)
Jennifer Torbohn (track 10)
Rochelle Wheeler (track 10)
composer:
Jeffrey Cohen (70s/80s US funk/soul producer/songwriter) (tracks 1, 4)
Gerard McMahon (track 5)
Donnie Shelton (track 3)
Narada Michael Walden (tracks 1, 4)
Angela Bofill (tracks 6–10)
Lana Bogan (track 3)
conductor:
Frank Martin (keyboards) (track 5)
Michael Gibbs (tracks 1–4, 6–9)
engineer:
Michael H. Brauer (engineer) (tracks 6–10)
Maureen Droney (track 1)
David Frazier (tracks 2–5)
Leslie Ann Jones (tracks 6–10)
instruments:
Randy Jasckson (track 5)
lead vocals:
Angela Bofill (tracks 1–10)
Boz Scaggs (track 2)
lyricist:
Jeffrey Cohen (70s/80s US funk/soul producer/songwriter) (tracks 1, 4)
Gerard McMahon (track 5)
Donnie Shelton (track 3)
Narada Michael Walden (tracks 1, 4)
Angela Bofill (tracks 6–10)
Lana Bogan (track 3)
Eva Lee (tracks 6, 8)
Danny Madden (tracks 6, 8)
mixer:
Leslie Ann Jones (tracks 6–10)
producer:
Narada Michael Walden (tracks 1–5)
Angela Bofill (tracks 6–10)
remixer:
Michael H. Brauer (engineer) (track 6)
writer:
Nickolas Ashford (track 2)
Valerie Simpson (track 2)
publisher:
Blue Harbor Music (track 3)
Christel Gen Music (track 3)
Landersongs Music (track 3)
Pologrounds Music (track 4)
Purple Blues Music, Inc. (tracks 6–10)
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (1967 –) (track 2)
Backmac Music (1982) (track 5)
DANVIC Publishing Co., Inc. (1982) (tracks 6, 8)
Gratitude Sky Music, Inc. (1982) (track 1)
Pologrounds Music (1982) (track 1)
Purple Bull Music (1982) (tracks 6–10)
Ruzam Music (1982) (track 5)
recorded at:
cover recording of:
recording of:
Is This a Dream (track 6)
Love You Too Much (track 5)
Tonight I Give In (track 3)
Too Tough (track 1)

Release

liner notes: Yuji Muraoka
mastering: Cozy Noda
miscellaneous support: Vincent Romeo
copyrighted by: Arista Records, Inc. (manufacturing and distribution company, do not add releases here) (1983)
manufactured by: BMGファンハウス
phonographic copyright by: Arista Records, Inc. (manufacturing and distribution company, do not add releases here) (1999)
mastered at: K2 Mastering
ASIN: JP: B00002ZZJF [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/1671896 [info]

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/145296 [info]
Wikidata: Q3531967 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Too Tough [info]