Deborah (album)

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Deborah
Studio album by Debbie Gibson
Released December 1996 (U.S.)
Genre Pop, dance-pop, pop rock
Length 56:41
Label Espiritu
Producer Deborah Gibson, Richard Drummie, Mark Portmann, Steve Rosen
Deborah Gibson album chronology
Greatest Hits
(1995)
Deborah
(1996)
Lost in Your Eyes and Other Hits
(1999)
Singles from Deborah
  1. "Only Words"
    Released: April 1997
  2. "Moonchild"
    Released: November 1997
  3. "Only in My Dreams 1998"
    Released: February 1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link

Deborah (Espiritu LP 9602) is the sixth original album by American singer Debbie Gibson. Released December 1996 on Espiritu Records, this was the first release where the singer was credited with her full name.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Deborah Gibson except "Moonchild" and "Cry Tonight" composed by Gibson and Joy Swinea, and "People" and "Don't Rain On My Parade" by Bob Merrill & Jule Styne.

  1. "Prelude" – 0:19
  2. "Ode to a Would Be Lover" – 4:11
  3. "Moonchild" – 4:40
  4. "Only Words" – 3:24
  5. "Naturally" – 3:55
  6. "Nobody's You" – 3:45
  7. "Cry Tonight" – 3:25
  8. "Where I Wanna Be" – 4:53
  9. "Butterflies Are Free" – 3:41
  10. "Give Me Your Love" – 4:11
  11. "Just Wasn't Love" – 4:07
  12. "I Can't" – 4:14
  13. "People" – 3:03
  14. "Don't Rain on My Parade" – 2:59
  15. "I Will Let You Go" – 3:13

Alternate Releases[edit]

The above tracks were released as a limited edition release to NRG up fan club members, while the tracks below were part of the standard release.

  1. "Prelude" – 0:19
  2. "Ode to a Would Be Lover" – 4:11
  3. "Moonchild" – 4:40
  4. "Only Words" – 3:24
  5. "Naturally" – 3:55
  6. "Nobody's You" – 3:45
  7. "Cry Tonight" – 3:25
  8. "Where I Wanna Be" – 4:53
  9. "Butterflies Are Free" – 3:41
  10. "Give Me Your Love" – 4:11
  11. "Just Wasn't Love" – 4:07
  12. "I Can't" – 4:14
  13. "I Will Let You Go" – 3:13
  14. "Only Words" (Dance Edit) – 3:56
  15. "Only in My Dreams" (1997 Dance Edit) – 4:38

In Japan, the album was released as "Moonchild"(Nippon Columbia/Sony COCY 80747) and was released November 1997 by Nippon Columbia division of Sony Music Entertainment Japan, includes all tracks from both U.S. revisions, as follows:

  1. "Prelude" – 0:19
  2. "Ode to a Would Be Lover" – 4:11
  3. "Moonchild" – 4:40
  4. "Only Words" – 3:24
  5. "Naturally" – 3:55
  6. "Nobody's You" – 3:45
  7. "Cry Tonight" – 3:25
  8. "Where I Wanna Be" – 4:53
  9. "Butterflies Are Free" – 3:41
  10. "Give Me Your Love" – 4:11
  11. "Just Wasn't Love" – 4:07
  12. "I Can't" – 4:14
  13. "I Will Let You Go" – 3:13
  14. "Only Words" (Dance Edit) – 3:56
  15. "Only in My Dreams" (1997 Dance Edit) – 4:38
  16. "People" – 3:03
  17. "Don't Rain on My Parade" – 2:59

Personnel[edit]

  • Carlos Alomar – acoustic & electric guitar
  • Reynaldo Andrews – handclapping
  • Carlton Batts – mastering
  • Bob Biles – sound engineering
  • Anna-Jane Casey – vocals, performance
  • Chris Childs – bass
  • Robin Clark – background vocals
  • Richard Cottle – keyboards
  • Richard Drummie – guitar, mandolin, musical arrangement, production, drum programming, keyboard programming
  • Deborah Gibson – piano, musical arrangement, keyboards, vocals, background vocals, production, performance
  • Dave Goodermuth – engineering (assistant)
  • Marc Goodman – sound engineering
  • Andy Grassi – vocals, sound engineering, mixing
  • Dave Hancock – mixing (assistant)
  • Bashiri Johnson – percussion
  • Larry Knight – acoustic & electric guitar
  • David Matthews – sound engineering
  • P. Dennis Mitchell – sound engineering, mixing
  • Richie Morales – drums
  • Joey Moskowitz – programming
  • B.J. Nelson – background vocals
  • Rafael Padilla – percussion
  • Dean Parks – acoustic guitar
  • John Patitucci – bass samples
  • George Perilli – drums
  • Mark Portmann – arrangement, production, sound engineering, keyboard programming
  • Sally Ries – background vocals
  • Andrea Robinson – background vocals
  • Alex Rodriguez – mixing
  • Steve Rosen – piano, arrangement, keyboards, production
  • Tom Salta – keyboards, programming
  • Bill Schnee – mixing
  • Michael Thompson – electric guitar
  • Fonzi Thornton – background vocals
  • Junior Vasquez – production, mixing, post production