Anyone Can See

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Anyone Can See
Studio album by Irene Cara
Released 1982
Genre R&B
Label Network Records
Producer Ron Dante
Irene Cara chronology
Anyone Can See
(1982)
What a Feelin'
(1983)

Anyone Can See is Irene Cara's debut album, released in 1982. This album followed up her successful hit singles "Out Here On My Own" and "Fame". The album is solid R&B featuring such standout songs as "Reach Out (I'll Be There)", "Slow Down" and the power ballad title track among others. Includes the hit, "Anyone Can See" which peaked at #42 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It was produced by The Archies' Ron Dante.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Reach Out I'll Be There" (Holland-Dozier-Holland)
  2. "My Baby (He's Something Else)" (Cara, Gordon Grody, Carlotta McKee)
  3. "Anyone Can See" (Cara, Bruce Roberts)
  4. "Don't Throw Your Love Away" (Cara, Gail Boggs)
  5. "Slow Down" (Cara)
  6. "Whad'ya Want" (Cara, Gordon Grody, Carlotta McKee)
  7. "You Hurt Me Once"
  8. "Thunder In My Heart" (Leo Sayer, Tom Snow)
  9. "Why" (Andy Goldmark)
  10. "True Love"

Personnel[edit]

  • Irene Cara - Vocals, Piano, Arrangements
  • John Tropea - Guitar
  • Luther Vandross - Background vocals
  • Hiram Bullock - Guitar, Keyboards, Clavinet
  • Don Grolnick - Keyboards
  • Ron Dante - Background vocals
  • Jimmy Maelen - Percussion, Conga
  • Bruce Roberts - Background vocals
  • Robin Clark - Background vocals
  • Paul Shaffer - Guitar, Piano, Keyboards, Clavinet, Fender Rhodes
  • Gordon Grody - Synthesizer, Guitar, Piano, Background vocals
  • Leo Adamian - Drums
  • Tawatha Agee - Background vocals
  • Phillip Ballou - Background vocals
  • Gail Boggs - Background vocals
  • Mike Carabello - Percussion, Conga
  • Joe Caro - Guitar
  • Francisco Centeno - Bass
  • Christine Faith - Background vocals
  • Babi Floyd - Background vocals
  • Yogi Horton - Drums
  • Bill Lee - Bass
  • Hugh McCracken - Guitar, Arranger
  • Jeff Mironov - Guitar
  • Andy Newmark - Drums
  • Chris Parker - Drums
  • Leon Pendarvis - Synthesizer, Guitar, Piano, Arranger
  • Jimmy Ripp - Guitar
  • Steve Robbins - Piano
  • Josh Schneider - Vocals
  • William Seidman - Guitar
  • John Seigler - Bass
  • Annie Sutton - Background vocals
  • Ed Walsh - Synthesizer
  • Harold Wheeler - Guitar, Piano, Arranger
  • Ronald Zito - Drums
  • Frank Floyd - Background vocals
  • Tamara Agee - Background vocals

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1983) Peak
position
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[1] 48
US Billboard 200[2] 76
US R&B Albums (Billboard)[2] 76

Cover versions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Irene Cara – Anyone Can See" (in Dutch). Dutchcharts.nl. Hung Medien. Retrieved February 3, 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Anyone Can See - Irene Cara Awards". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved February 3, 2014.