Trey Lorenz (album)

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Trey Lorenz
Studio album by Trey Lorenz
Released September 29, 1992
Recorded 1991-1992
Genre R&B, soul
Length 51:09
Label Epic
Producer Walter Afanasieff, Glen Ballard, Jeff Bova, Mariah Carey, Mark Morales, Mark C. Rooney, Dan Shea, Keith Thomas, BeBe Winans
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Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Trey Lorenz is the debut solo album by R&B singer-songwriter and Mariah Carey backing vocalist Trey Lorenz. It was released on Epic Records in 1992, and features 11 tracks, 8 of which Lorenz co-wrote.

The album featured 3 singles: "Someone to Hold", which peaked at 19 on the pop charts and reached number 5 on the R&B chart. The next single, "Photograph of Mary", peaked at number 46 on the R&B charts while reaching number 11 on the dance charts. The third and final single, the Lionel Richie-penned "Just to Be Close to You" got as far as number 66 on the R&B charts.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Someone to Hold" (Lorenz, Carey, Afanasieff) – 4:43
  2. "Photograph of Mary" (Seth Swirsky) – 4:26
  3. "Just to Be Close to You" (Richie) – 4:47
  4. "Run Back to Me" (Lorenz, Scott Cutler, Brian O'Doherty) – 4:22
  5. "Always in Love" (Lorenz, Carey, Afanasieff) – 5:16
  6. "Wipe All My Tears Away" (Lorenz, Morales, M. Rooney) – 4:47
  7. "Baby I'm in Heaven" (Lorenz, Thomas) – 4:52
  8. "It Only Hurts When It's Love" (Lorenz, Ballard) – 4:15
  9. "How Can I Say Goodbye" (Lorenz, Cutler, O'Doherty) – 4:14
  10. "Find a Way" (Lorenz, Ballard) – 3:51
  11. "When Troubles Come" (Winans) – 5:14


  • Executive producers: Lee Dannay, Tommy Mottola
  • Produced by Walter Afanasieff, Glen Ballard, Jeff Bova, Mariah Carey, Mark Morales, Mark C. Rooney, Dan Shea, Keith Thomas & BeBe Winans
  • Engineers: Francis Buckley, Dana Jon Chappelle, Keith Compton, Mike Fronda, David Gleeson (also second engineer), Lolly Grodner, Manny Lacarrubba (also second engineer), Mike McCarthy, Katherine Miller, Mike Poole, Michael White, Bill Whittington
  • Assistant and second engineers: Lee Anthony, Brian Carrigan, Amy Hughes, John Kunz, Thom Kadley, Rich Lamb, Todd Moore
  • Mixing: Francis Buckley, Dana Jon Chappelle, Mike McCarthy, Bill Whittington
  • Mix assistants: Lee Anthony, Brian Carrigan, Amy Hughes, John Kunz
  • Mastering: Bob Ludwig


  • Drums, percussion: Steve Brewster
  • Drum programming: Ren Klyce, Mark Morales, Keith Thomas
  • Bass: Walter Afanasieff, Victor Caldwell, Randy Jackson, Dan Shea, Keith Thomas
  • Synthesized bass: Randy Jackson, Dan Shea
  • Guitars: Walter Afanasieff, Tom Hemby, Jerry McPherson, Michael Landau
  • Keyboards, synthesizers, organ, piano: Walter Afanasieff, Glen Ballard, Cedric Caldwell, Marc Harris, Randy Jackson, Randy Kerber, Ren Klyce, L.A. Reid, Dan Shea, Keith Thomas, Bobby Wooten
  • Saxophone: Mark Douthit, Dan Higgins, Kelly O'Neal
  • Trombone: Barry Green
  • Trumpet: Jerry Hey; Arranged By Jerry Hey & Mike Morris
  • Handclapping: Will Downing, Trey Lorenz, Cindy Mizelle, The Soul Sisters, Audrey Wheeler
  • Strings conducted by Carl Gorodetzky; arranged by Ronn Huff
  • Vocal arrangements: Mariah Carey, Scott Cutler, Trey Lorenz, Cindy Mizelle, Brian O'Doherty, Keith Thomas, Audrey Wheeler