Annotation

Track 2
Eric Rigler: u-union
Hans Zimmer: First Orchestra Session Arranged, Contracted by: Sandy DeCrescent
Bill Ross: Second Orchestra Session Arranged and Conducted, Contracted by Debbi Datz-Pyle
Choir: Krystal Wilson, Daryl Hawes, Dion Allen, J. Valentine, Joy Enriquez, Kenya Ivey, Kevon Edmonds, Lisa Ivey, Lynn Davis, Mark Kibble, Melvin Edmonds, Nathan Ivey, Nathan Walton, Peach, Shanice, Sharlotte Gibson, Syretha Smith, Tavia Ivey, Vearline Board, Conducted by Damon Thomas
Tim Boyle: First Orchestra Session Engineer
Don Murray: Second Orchestra Session Engineer
Dana Jon "Chile D" Chappelle: Mariah Carey's Vocals Engineered
Ivy Skoff: Production Coordinator

Track 6
Jay Healy: Vocals Engineer
Phil Tan: Music Recorded

Track 10
Dana Jon Chappelle: Lead Vocals Engineered

Track 11
Recorded live at Kaufman Astoria Studios, New York on March 16, 1992
Recording Engineer: Dave Hewitt
Mark Smith: Live Sound
Scott Widney: Monitors

Tracks 15
Narada Michaek Walden: Additional Rhythm Arrangement

Track 16
Pete Karem and Jason Stasium: Second Engineers
Mastered by Bob Ludwig at Gateaway Mastering Studios, Portland, ME

Track 18
Mastered by Bob Ludwig at Gateaway Mastering Studios, Portland, ME

Dion Allen appears courtesy of LaFace Records
Babyface appears courtesy of Epic Records
Boyz II Men appears courtesy of Motown Record Co., L.P., a Polygram Company
Jermaine Dupri appears courtesy of So So Def/Columbia Records
Nathan East appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records
Kevon Edmonds appears courtesy of RCA Recorsd
Joy Enriquez appears courtesy of LaFace Records
Daryl Hawes appears courtesy of LaFace Records
Whitney Houston appears courtesy of Arista Records
Lisa Ivey appears courtesy of LaFace Records
Nathan Ivey appears courtesy of LaFace Records
Tavia Ivey appears courtesy of LaFace Records
Mark Kibble appears courtesy of Reprise Records
Mase appears courtesy of Bad Boy Records
Brian McKnight appears courtesy of Motown Record Co., L.P., a Polygram Company
O.D.B. appears courtesy of Elektra Records
Shanice Wilson appears courtesy of LaFace Records
J. Valentine appears courtesy of Elektra Records

Assistant to Walter Afanasieff: Barbara Stout
Album Mastered by Bob Ludwig at Gateaway Mastering Studios, Portland, ME

Wayne Mase: Front Cover Photo
Michael Thompson: Photo on Back Cover of Booklet
Laurance Galud: Cat Photo and Inside Photo
Concept for Back of Package © 1998 BPI Communications Inc.
Used by Permission from Billboard

Annotation last modified on 2014-02-11 21:01 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sweetheart
Mariah Carey feat. JD 3 4:26
2 When You Believe (From the Prince of Egypt)
Mariah Carey & Whitney Houston 4.5 4:36
3 Whenever You Call
Mariah Carey & Brian McKnight 4 4:24
4 My All
Mariah Carey 4 3:52
5 Honey
Mariah Carey 2 5:01
6 Always Be My Baby
Mariah Carey 4:19
7 One Sweet Day
Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men 4:43
8 Fantasy
Mariah Carey feat. O.D.B. 4 4:54
9 Hero
Mariah Carey 4 4:20
10 Dreamlover
Mariah Carey 3:58
11 I'll Be There
Mariah Carey feat. Trey Lorenz 4:25
12 Emotions
Mariah Carey 5 4:11
13 Someday
Mariah Carey 5 4:08
14 Love Takes Time
Mariah Carey 5 3:52
15 Vision of Love
Mariah Carey 4.5 3:31
16 I Still Believe
Mariah Carey 4 3:57
17 Without You
Mariah Carey 4 3:36
18 Do You Know Where You're Going To (Theme From Mahogany)
Mariah Carey 3 3:46

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar, bass synthesizer, keyboard and synthesizer:
Walter Afanasieff (track 17)
drumset:
Ben Margulies (track 15)
drumset [drums]:
Robert Clivillés (track 12)
drumset programming:
Stevie J (US hip-hop producer/songwriter Steven Jordan) (track 5)
Ric Wake (track 13)
Joe Franco (track 13)
Q‐Tip (track 5)
bass guitar:
Nathan East (track 2)
Marcus Miller (jazz musician) (track 15)
drums:
Ricky Lawson (track 2)
drums programming:
Babyface (R&B musician Kenny Edmonds) (track 2)
synthesizer programming:
Gary Cirimelli (track 7)
guitar:
Michael Thompson (session guitarist) (track 2)
synclavier programming:
Gary Cirimelli (track 9)
Ren Klyce (track 9)
low whistle:
Eric Rigler (track 2)
percussion:
Sheila E. (track 2)
percussion programming:
Walter Afanasieff (track 7)
Ren Klyce (track 15)
Dan Shea (track 7)
keyboard:
Babyface (R&B musician Kenny Edmonds) (track 2)
David Cole (US musician/producer, member of C+C Music Factory) (track 12)
Rhett Lawrence (track 15)
Stevie J (US hip-hop producer/songwriter Steven Jordan) (track 5)
Rich Tancredi (track 13)
keyboard and synthesizer:
Walter Afanasieff (track 4)
keyboard programming:
Stevie J (US hip-hop producer/songwriter Steven Jordan) (track 5)
keyboard, percussion and synthesizer:
Walter Afanasieff (track 7)
piano:
Greg Phillinganes (track 2)
bass synthesizer, drumset, keyboard and synthesizer:
Walter Afanasieff (track 14)
bass synthesizer, keyboard and synthesizer:
Dan Shea (track 7)
bass synthesizer, keyboard, synclavier and synthesizer:
Walter Afanasieff (track 9)
guitars:
Bob Cadway (track 13)
Dann Huff (track 7)
Michael Landau (track 9)
Jimmy Rip (track 15)
additional drumset and keyboard:
Dan Shea (track 4)
additional arranger:
Ric Wake (track 13)
Rich Tancredi (track 13)
additional composer:
Babyface (R&B musician Kenny Edmonds) (track 2)
additional engineer:
Jay Healy (track 6)
David Gleeson (track 7)
Manny LaCarrubba (tracks 14, 17)
Phil Tan (track 6)
additional producer:
additional vocals:
The LOX (American hip hop group) (track 5)
Mase (US rapper) (track 5)
Brian McKnight (track 3)
arranger:
Robert Clivillés (track 12)
David Cole (US musician/producer, member of C+C Music Factory) (track 12)
Jermaine Dupri (track 6)
Dave Hall (producer a.k.a. Jam) (track 8)
Ben Margulies (tracks 13, 15)
Walter Afanasieff (tracks 3–4, 9–11, 14, 17)
Bill Ross (track 2)
Christopher W. Toland (tracks 13, 15)
Hans Zimmer (film score composer) (track 2)
Mariah Carey (tracks 3–4, 6, 8–13, 15, 17)
assistant engineer:
Chuck Bailey (track 2)
Luis Castillo (track 2)
Ian Dalsemer (tracks 4–5)
Brian Garten (track 2)
Pete Karam (track 18)
John Nelson (engineer) (track 2)
Ralf (engineer) (tracks 16, 18)
Ken Ross (track 5)
John Sorenson (track 2)
Tom Sweeney (US engineer) (track 2)
assistant mixer:
E'lyk (track 2)
audio engineer:
Jay Healy (track 7)
background vocals:
David Cole (US musician/producer, member of C+C Music Factory) (track 12)
Clarence (background vocals for Mariah Carey) (track 3)
Melonie Daniels (tracks 5–6, 16–17)
Trey Lorenz (tracks 12, 16)
Kelly Price (tracks 6, 17)
Shanrae Price (tracks 6, 17)
Mary Ann Tatum (track 16)
Mariah Carey (tracks 3, 5–6, 12–15, 17)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Boyz II Men (track 7)
Mariah Carey (tracks 5, 7)
choir vocals:
Dion Allen (track 2)
Vearline Board (track 2)
Lynn Davis (track 2)
Kevon Edmonds (track 2)
Melvin Edmonds (track 2)
Joy Enriquez (track 2)
Sharlotte Gibson (track 2)
Daryl Hawes (track 2)
Kenya Ivey (track 2)
Nathan Ivey (track 2)
Tavia Ivey (track 2)
Ulisa Ivey (track 2)
Mark Kibble (US gospel singer from group Take 6) (track 2)
Peach (choir on "When You Believe") (track 2)
Shanice (track 2)
Syretha Smith (choir on "When You Believe") (track 2)
J. Valentine (track 2)
Nathan Walton (track 2)
Crystal Wilson (track 2)
chorus master:
Damon Thomas (track 2)
co-engineer:
Kurt Lundvall (tracks 6–7)
Glen Marchese (track 6)
Mike Scott (Production music composer/engineer a.k.a. "The Wizard") (track 6)
Andy Smith (Engineer at the famous "The Hit Factory", New York.) (tracks 6–7)
Brian Vibberts (track 7)
co-producer:
Dave Hall (producer a.k.a. Jam) (track 10)
Manuel Seal (track 6)
composer:
Antonina Armato (track 16)
Adrian Belew (track 8)
Giuseppe Cantarelli (track 16)
Robert Clivillés (track 12)
David Cole (US musician/producer, member of C+C Music Factory) (track 12)
Sean Combs (also known as Puff Daddy & P. Diddy) (track 5)
Jermaine Dupri (track 6)
Stephen Hague (track 5)
Dave Hall (producer a.k.a. Jam) (tracks 8, 10)
Sass Jordan (track 5)
Ronald Larkins (track 5)
Michael Masser (track 18)
Malcolm McLaren (track 5)
Larry Price (track 5)
Bobby Robinson (track 5)
Steven Stanley (Producer) (track 8)
Tina Weymouth (track 8)
Walter Afanasieff (tracks 3–4, 9)
Chris Frantz (track 8)
Mariah Carey (tracks 3–10, 12)
conductor:
Gavin Greenaway (track 2)
Bill Ross (track 2)
Damon Thomas (track 2)
engineer:
Jay Healy (track 6)
Kyle Bess (track 9)
Paul Boutin (track 2)
Tim Boyle (track 2)
Jim Caruana (tracks 9, 17)
Dana Jon "Chile D" Chappelle (tracks 1–5, 7, 9–10, 14, 16–18)
Patrick Dillett (track 15)
Brian Frye (track 1)
David Gleeson (track 9)
David Hewitt (engineer) (track 11)
Acar Key (track 12)
Manny LaCarrubba (track 9)
Glen Marchese (track 5)
Kent Matcke (track 17)
Bruce Miller (Recording / mixing engineer & producer) (track 12)
Jen Monnar (track 9)
Don Murray (Producer and engineer) (track 2)
Mike Scott (Production music composer/engineer a.k.a. "The Wizard") (track 4)
Rich Travali (track 5)
Bob Rosa (track 10)
lead vocals:
Mariah Carey (track 4)
lyricist:
Tina Weymouth (track 8)
Chris Frantz (track 8)
Gerry Goffin (track 18)
Michael McCary (track 7)
Nathan Morris (track 7)
Wanya Morris (track 7)
Shawn Stockman (track 7)
Mariah Carey (tracks 3–10, 12)
mixer:
Bob Cadway (track 13)
Robert Clivillés (track 12)
David Cole (US musician/producer, member of C+C Music Factory) (track 12)
Jermaine Dupri (track 1)
Dana Jon "Chile D" Chappelle (tracks 3, 11, 14, 16, 18)
Phil Tan (track 1)
Mariah Carey (track 12)
David Frazer (tracks 14–15)
Jon Gass (track 2)
Mick Guzauski (tracks 3–4, 6–7, 9–10, 17)
Tony Maserati (Engineer / Mixer) (tracks 5, 8)
Bob Rosa (track 12)
orchestra:
Gavin Greenaway (track 2)
Bill Ross (track 2)
performer:
Jermaine Dupri (track 1)
Boyz II Men (track 7)
producer:
Babyface (R&B musician Kenny Edmonds) (track 2)
Robert Clivillés (track 12)
David Cole (US musician/producer, member of C+C Music Factory) (track 12)
Sean Combs (also known as Puff Daddy & P. Diddy) (track 5)
Jermaine Dupri (tracks 1, 6)
Dave Hall (producer a.k.a. Jam) (track 8)
Rhett Lawrence (track 15)
Mike Mason (US r&b producer, often works with Stevie J) (track 16)
Ivy Skoff (track 2)
Stevie J (US hip-hop producer/songwriter Steven Jordan) (tracks 5, 16, 18)
The Ummah (track 5)
Ric Wake (track 13)
Walter Afanasieff (tracks 3–4, 9–11, 14, 17)
Mariah Carey (tracks 1, 3–6, 8–12, 16–18)
programming:
Ben Margulies (track 15)
Walter Afanasieff (tracks 4, 9, 17)
Louis Biancaniello (track 14)
Gary Cirimelli (track 17)
Alan Friedman (track 12)
Ren Klyce (tracks 9, 14, 17)
Dan Shea (track 4)
recorded by:
Bob Cadway (track 13)
remixer:
Sean Combs (also known as Puff Daddy & P. Diddy) (track 8)
solo bagpipe:
Eric Rigler (track 2)
solo background vocals:
Trey Lorenz (track 11)
sound engineer:
Phil Tan (track 6)
vocals:
Henry Casper (US background/choir vocalist) (track 11)
Melonie Daniels (track 11)
Peggy Harley (track 11)
Trey Lorenz (track 11)
Patrique McMillan (track 11)
Geno Morris (track 11)
Cheree Price (track 11)
Kelly Price (track 11)
Liz Stewart (US background/choir vocalist) (track 11)
Spencer Washington (track 11)
vocals arranger:
David Cole (US musician/producer, member of C+C Music Factory) (track 12)
Mariah Carey (tracks 1, 12, 14, 16, 18)
writer:
Hal Davis (track 11)
Rainy Davis (track 1)
Tom Evans (UK guitarist for Badfinger) (track 17)
Berry Gordy (track 11)
Pete Ham (track 17)
Willie Hutch (track 11)
Ben Margulies (tracks 13–15)
S. Schwartz (track 2)
Pete Warner (track 1)
Bob West (US session bassist, producer & songwriter) (track 11)
Walter Afanasieff (track 7)
Mariah Carey (tracks 13–15)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (tracks 1–3, 8, 10–11, 13–16, 18)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1993) (tracks 9, 17)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1995) (tracks 6–7)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1997) (tracks 4–5)
publisher:
Aynaw Publishing (track 7)
Been Jammin' Music (tracks 13–14, 14–15)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher - NOT for release labels) (tracks 5, 16)
ECAF Music, Inc. (track 2)
EMI April Music Inc. (tracks 5–6, 11)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 5)
Jazz Merchant Music (Publishing company related to Q-Tip) (track 5)
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (tracks 11, 18)
Kool Moe Dee (track 5)
Rainysongs Music (track 1)
Real Deal Music (track 1)
Rye Songs (tracks 3, 5–10)
SKG Music L.L.C. (track 2)
SKG Songs (track 2)
So So Def (tracks 1, 6)
Songs of SKG (track 2)
Sony Songs Inc. (tracks 6–10, 12–13, 15)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (tracks 3–5, 8–10, 13–15)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (tracks 3–4)
Stonejam Publishing Corp. (tracks 8, 10)
Tom Sturges Music (track 16)
Vision of Love Songs, Inc. (tracks 13–14, 14–15)
WB Music Corp. (tracks 8–9)
Wallyworld Music (tracks 3–4, 9)
YiPE! (track 12)
Zomba Enterprises, Inc. (US subsidiary of Zomba Music Publishing) (track 5)
Cole/Clivillés Music Enterprises (1991 –) (track 12)
M. Carey Songs (1991 –) (track 12)
Sony Music Publishing (worldwide except Japan, ended 1995) (1991 –) (track 12)
Virgin Music, Inc. (The American arm of Virgin's publishing company) (1991 –) (track 12)
mixed at:
Crave Studios in New York, United States (tracks 3–4, 6)
The Plant Studios (1981-2008) in Sausalito, California, United States (track 14)
Sony Music Studios (NYC) in New York, New York, United States (tracks 7, 10, 17)
recorded at:
Crave Studios in New York, United States (tracks 3–4, 6)
Kaufman Astoria Studios (previously Astoria Studios) in Astoria, New York, New York, United States (track 11)
The Plant Studios (1981-2008) in Sausalito, California, United States (tracks 9, 14, 17)
The Record Plant ((aka "Record Plant") Los Angeles) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (track 9)
Right Track Recording in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (tracks 1–2, 9–10, 12, 16–17)
remixes:
sampled by:
Like Mariah by Fifth Harmony feat. Tyga (track 6)
samples:
Blind Alley by The Emotions (track 10)
cover recording of:
I Still Believe (track 16)
I’ll Be There (track 11)
Sweetheart (track 1)
Without You (track 17)
later translated versions:
HERO (Japanese version) (track 9)
Héroe (track 9)
I Still Believe (track 16)
I’LL BE THERE (track 11)
依然 (track 16)
later versions:
I Still Believe (track 16)
recording of:
Always Be My Baby (track 6)
Dreamlover (track 10)
Emotions (track 12)
Fantasy (track 8)
Hero (track 9)
Honey (track 5)
Love Takes Time (track 14)
My All (track 4)
One Sweet Day (track 7)
Someday (track 13)
Vision of Love (track 15)
When You Believe (The Prince of Egypt, pop version) (track 2)
Whenever You Call (track 3)
translated version of:
version of:

Release

art direction: Christopher Austopchuk
design/illustration: Alice V. Butts
mastering: Bob Ludwig (mastering engineer)
photography: Laurence Galud
Wayne Maser
Michael Thompson (Photographer)
mastered at: Gateway Mastering Studios in Portland, Maine, United States
ASIN: DE: B00002430G [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/757593 [info]