What Comes Naturally is singer-songwriter Sheena Easton's eleventh studio album, released in 1991 on MCA Records. The album includes her final US Top 40 hit to date, "What Comes Naturally" (US #19, UK #83, Australia #3) which remained on the pop chart for 10 weeks. Other singles released were "You Can Swing It" and, "To Anyone" both which failed to chart. The album charted in the United States at #90. Easton is the co-writer on three tracks on the album. Easton is one of the few pop artists to adopt the New Jack Swing sound from the early 90's with chart success.
Track 1 arranged by Nick Mundy. Produced by Nick Mundy and Denny Diante. Recorded by Robert Rochelle and Steve Harrison, with assistance by Marnie Riley. Mixed by Jon Gass. Joey Diggs: Vocal Backing. Nick Mundy: Keyboards, Synthesizers, Drum Programming, Vocal Backing
Track 2 arranged by Ron Spearman and Vassal Benford. Produced by Vassal Benford. Recorded by Neal Pogue, with assistance by Shawn Berman. Mixed by Peter Arata. Angela Dauphiney, Antoinette Brown, Charlene White, Mildred Black, Sheena Easton, Valerie Davis: Vocal Backing. Vassal Benford: All Instruments and Programming.
Track 3 arranged and produced by Wolf & Epic. Recorded by Dave "Hard Drive" Pensado, with assistance by Greg Barrett and Steve Egelman. Mixed by Frank Wolf and Gil Morales. Colin England, Delisa Davis: Vocal Backing. Richard Wolf: Guitars, Keyboards, Vocal Backing. Bret Mazur: Drums, Percussion, Programming.
Tracks 4, 7 and 8 arranged and produced by Ian Prince. Recorded and mixed by Ted Blaisdell, with recording assistance by Daryl Dobson. Alex Brown, Phil Perry: Vocal Backing on track 7. Ian Prince: Keyboards, Synthesizers, Synthesizer and Drum Programming, Percussion, Vocal Backing on track 8. Steve Milo: Additional Synth Programming. Robert Palmer: Guitars on track 7.
Track 5 arranged and produced by Oliver Leiber and Jeff Lorber. Recorded by Jeff Lorber and Gabriel Moffat, with assistance by Wolfgang Aichholz. Mixed by Alan Meyerson, with assistance by John Chamberlin. Carmen Twillie, Maxine Waters, Monalisa Young, Terry Young: Vocal Backing. Jeff Lorber and Oliver Leiber: Guitars, Keyboards, Synthesizers, Drum Programming.
Tracks 6 and 9 arranged and produced by David Frank. Track 6 recorded by Dave Dachinger, Doug Deangelis, Michael O'Reilly and Paul McKenna. Mixed by Ray Bardani. Track 9 recorded by Peter Arata, with recording assistance by Wolfgang Aichholz and mix assistance by John Chamberlin. Martin Brammer: Track 9 "Mix Advisor". B.J. Nelson, Debbe Cole: Vocal Backing (track 6). David Frank: Keyboards. Paul Pesco: Guitars (track 6). Will Lee: Bass (track 6). Jimmy Bralower: Drums, Percussion (track 6).
Track 10 arranged and produced by Oliver Leiber. Recorded by Jeff Lorber (Vocoder), Greg Grill, Peter Martinsen and Steven Harrison. Mixed by Jon Gass, with assistance by Donnell Sullivan. Monalisa Young, Portia Griffin, Valerie Pinkston-Mayo: Vocal Backing. Oliver Leiber: Guitars, Keyboards, Drum Programming. Paul "St. Paul" Peterson: Keyboards, Electric Bass
Track 11 arranged by Rich Tancredi and Ric Wake. Produced by Ric Wake. Recorded and mixed by Bob Cadway, with recording assistance by Dan Hetzel and Tom Yezzi. Remixed by David Leonard. The Waters Sisters: Vocal Backing. Rich Tancredi: Keyboards. Joe Franco: Drums, Percussion.