Always You (album)

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Always You
Studio album by James Ingram
Released May 25, 1993
Genre R&B, Soul Music, Quiet Storm
Length 53:22
Label Qwest Records, Warner Bros. Records
Producer Thom Bell, James Ingram, Keith Thomas, Maurice White
James Ingram chronology
It's Real
(1989)
Always You
(1993)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Always You is an album by James Ingram, released in 1993. Following a four-year hiatus, singer-songwriter James Ingram came back in 1993 with "Always You", his fourth album on Qwest Records, the label run by producer Quincy Jones. The album featured no pop singles, and failed to chart on the pop Hot 100, although it was a minor hit on the American R&B chart.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Someone Like You"   Ingram, Keith Thomas 4:24
2. "Let Me Love You This Way"   Ingram, Morgan 4:14
3. "Always You"   Bergman, Bergman, Thomas 4:38
4. "Treat Her Right"   Ingram, Thomas 5:04
5. "A Baby's Born"   Burt Bacharach, Thom Bell, John Bettis, Creed, Ingram 6:16
6. "This is the Night"   Bacharach, Bell, Bell, Bettis, Ingram 5:05
7. "You Never Know What You Got"   Bell, Bell, Belt, Creed, Ingram 6:22
8. "Too Much for this Heart"   Thomas 5:24
9. "Sing for the Children"   Bacharach, Bettis, Ingram 5:07
10. "Any Kind of Love"   Ingram, Roberts, Carol Bayer-Sager 6:56

Production[edit]

  • Produced By Thom Bell, James Ingram, Keith Thomas & Maurice White
  • Executive Producers: Thom Bell, James Ingram, Benny Medina
  • Engineers: Clark Germain, Paul Klingberg, Bill Whittington
  • Assistant Engineers: Roy Gamble, Mark Guilbeault, Todd Moore
  • Mixing: Mick Guzauski, Bill Whittington
  • Mix Assistants: Roy Gamble, Jeff Graham, Todd Moore
  • Mastering: Bernie Grundman

Personnel[edit]

  • Drums: Mark Hammond, Ricky Lawson, Enzo Tedesco, Keith Thomas
  • Percussion: Lenny Castro, Farrell Morris
  • Drum Programming: Mark Hammond, Wayne Linsey, Keith Thomas
  • Bass: Larry Kempel, Michael McKnight, Jimmie Lee Sloas, Keith Thomas
  • Bass Samples: Jimmie Lee Sloas
  • Bass Programming: Michael McKnight, Keith Thomas
  • Guitars: Paul Jackson, Jr., Jerry McPherson, Carlos Rios, Michael Thompson
  • Keyboards: Thom Bell, Wayne Linsey, Michael McKnight, Bill Meyers, Keith Thomas
  • Keyboard Programming: James Ingram, Michael McKnight, Keith Thomas
  • Saxophone: Gerald Albright
  • Flute: Gery Herbig, Dan Higgins
  • Horns: Mark Adams, Jim Akinson, George Bohannon, Rick Culver, David Duke, Gary Grant, Jerry Hey, Alan Kaplan, Lew McCreary, Bill Reichenbach Jr., Brad Warnaar, Gregory Williams
  • Strings: Robert Becker, Robert Brosseau, Larry Corbett, Brian Dembow, Joel Derouin, Bruce Dukov, Henry Ferber, Rick Gerding, Joe Goodman, Diana Halprin, Ken Barward Hoy, Pat Johnson, Karen Jones, Suzie Katayama, Janet Lakatos, Michael Markman, Nashville String Machine, Dan Neufeld, Sid Page, Sheldon Sanov, Kwihee Shambanari, Evan Wilson, Hershel Wise
  • Strings arranged & conducted by Jeremy Lubbock
  • Harp: Gayle LaVant
  • Backing Vocals: The Aquarian Brothers, Bob Bailey, The Boys Choir of Harlem, Alvin Chea, Lynn Fiddmont, James Ingram, Phillip Ingram, Guy Penrod, Carolyn Perry, Darlene Perry, Lori Perry, Phil Perry, Sharon Perry, Chris Rodriguez, Mervyn Warren, Audrey Wheeler, Chris Willis

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