Love Songs (Jennifer Love Hewitt album)

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Love Songs
Studio album by Jennifer Love Hewitt
Released March 21, 1992 (Japan)
June 25, 1997 (United States)
Recorded 1991–1992
Genre Pop, soul
Length 41:21
Label Meldac
Producer Rod Antoon, Bob Etoll, Greg Poree, Jeffrey Weber
Jennifer Love Hewitt chronology
Love Songs
(1992)
Let's Go Bang
(1995)
Singles from Love Songs
  1. "Dancing Queen"
    Released: June 21, 1991
  2. "Please Save Us the World"
    Released: 1992
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Love Songs is the debut studio album by actress and recording artist Jennifer Love Hewitt, released on March 21, 1992. At the time of its release it was only available in Japan; however, the album was later released in the United States on June 25, 1997.

Background[edit]

Jennifer Love Hewitt recorded two singles, released only in Japan, the Blondie cover version "Heart of Glass" and "What's it Gonna Take", neither of which make it on the final cut of "Love Songs". Production of this album began in 1991. The first single out of it, the Abba cover version "Dancing Queen", was released in June 21, 1991. The second single, "Please Save Us the World", has been released in 1992. A music video for the song was made as part of a United Nations charity effort.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "First Taste of Love"   Carroll, Bob Etoll, Stober 3:55
2. "Bedtime Stories"   Etoll, Debbie Gibson 3:55
3. "Please Save Us the World"   Casgrove 3:34
4. "Won't U B Mine"   Etoll 4:37
5. "Listen (To Your Heart)"   Etoll, Roberts 3:41
6. "90s Kids"   Grenga, Love, McLaughlin 4:41
7. "I'll Find You"   Etoll 3:37
8. "Dancing Queen"   Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, Stig Anderson 3:59
9. "What's It Gonna Take"   Margolis, Mellman 3:27
10. "A Little Jazz"   Andrews, Derek Young 3:13
11. "Ben"   Walter Scharf, Don Black 2:42

Personnel[edit]

  • Jennifer Love Hewitt – vocals, background vocals
  • Rod Antoon – drums, keyboard
  • Leon "Ndugu" Chancler – drums
  • Brad Cole – keyboard
  • Liz Constantine – background vocals
  • N'Dea Davenport – background vocals
  • Jerry Deaton – drums
  • Joel Derouin – violin, concert master
  • Bruce Dukov – violin
  • Bob Etoll – guitar, drums
  • Charles Everett – violin
  • Armen Garabedian – violin
  • Berj Garabedian – violin
  • Debbie Gibson – background vocals
  • Gary Herbig – saxophone
  • Suzie Katayama – conductor
  • Peter Kent – violin
  • Rob Lorentz – violin
  • Dave Marotta – bass
  • Quincy McCrary – background vocals
  • Kelly Parkinson – violin
  • Starr Parodi – keyboard
  • Greg Poree – acoustic guitar
  • Sheldon Reynolds – guitar
  • Steve Richards – cello
  • Wolfgang Schmid – bass
  • Daniel Smith – cello
  • Jana Sorenson – background vocals
  • Ralph Stemmann – synclavier
  • Chad Wackerman – drums
  • John Wheelock – electric guitar
  • Fred White – background vocals
  • Ed Willett – cello
  • Herschel Wise – viola
  • John Yoakum – oboe
  • Derek J. Young – background vocals

Production[edit]

  • Producers: Rod Antoon, Bob Etoll, Greg Poree, Jeffrey Weber
  • Engineer: Wolfgang Aichholz, John Baker, Vincent Cirilli, Walter Clissen, Clark Germain, Khaliq Glover, Mike McDonald
  • Mixing: Walter Clissen, Harry Maslin
  • Mixing assistant: Matt Pakucko
  • Sound technician: Ralph Stemmann
  • Keyboard programming: Rod Antoon, Brad Cole, Jerry Deaton, Bob Etoll
  • Arrangers: Rod Antoon, Brad Cole, Jerry Deaton, Bob Etoll, Greg Poree, Jeffrey Weber
  • String arrangements: Suzie Katayama

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