Curtis Stigers (album)

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Curtis Stigers
Studio album by Curtis Stigers
Released 24 September 1991 (1991-09-24)
Recorded 1991
Genre Soul, jazz, soft rock[1]
Length 45:37
Label Arista
Producer Glen Ballard, Danny Kortchmar
Curtis Stigers chronology
Curtis Stigers
Time Was
Singles from Curtis Stigers
  1. "I Wonder Why"
    Released: 12 August 1991
  2. "You're All That Matters to Me"
    Released: 17 January 1992
  3. "Sleeping with the Lights On"
    Released: 30 April 1992
  4. "Never Saw a Miracle"
    Released: 17 August 1992
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[2]

Curtis Stigers is the eponymous debut album by American jazz musician Curtis Stigers, released in 1991. It includes the hit singles "I Wonder Why" and "You're All That Matters to Me". The album peaked at number seven on the UK Albums Chart in 1992.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Sleeping with the Lights On" Curtis Stigers, Wayne Cohen Danny Kortchmar 4:03
2. "I Wonder Why" Stigers, Glen Ballard Glen Ballard 4:28
3. "You're All That Matters to Me" Stigers, Gregg Sutton, Shelly Peiken Ballard 4:40
4. "The Man You're Gonna Fall in Love With" Stigers, Cohen Kortchmar 4:26
5. "People Like Us" Stigers, Ballard Ballard 4:36
6. "Never Saw a Miracle" Barry Mann, Stigers Ballard 3:43
7. "I Guess It Wasn't Mine" Sutton, Peiken Ballard 3:57
8. "Nobody Loves You Like I Do" Stigers, Cohen Ballard 4:04
9. "I Keep Telling Myself" Albert Hammond, Mark E. Nevin Kortchmar 3:56
10. "Count My Blessings" Stigers, Cohen Ballard 4:22
11. "The Last Time I Said Goodbye" Stigers, Cohen Kortchmar 3:41
Total length: 45:37



  • Tracks 2, 3, 5-8 and 10 arranged and produced by Glen Ballard; Recorded by Francis Buckley at Studio Ultimo (Los Angeles) with assistance from Barry Rudolph; additional recording at The Village Recorder, Westlake Audio & Capitol Studios (all in Los Angeles); Engineering assistance by Rob Hart and Peter Doell; Mixed by Glen Ballard and Francis Buckley at Westlake Audio & Capitol Studios.
  • Tracks 1, 4, 9 and 11 arranged and produced by Danny Kortchmar; Recorded by Rob Jacobs at Ocean Way Studios (Hollywood, CA) with assistance from Nick DiDia and Rail Jon Rogut; Mixed by Rob Jacobs and Nick DiDia at A&M Studios (Hollywood, CA) & The Village Recorder with assistance from Greg Goldman and Marty Brumbach.
  • Mastered by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering (Hollywood, CA).
  • Technical Director for Tracking and Overdubs on 2, 3, 5-8 and 10: Tom Biener
  • Guitar Technician on Tracks 1, 4, 9 and 11: Gavin Menzies
  • Technical Advisor on Tracks 2, 3, 5-8 and 10: Greg Loskorn
  • Production Coordinator on Tracks 2, 3, 5-8 and 10: Jolie Levine
  • Art Direction and Design: Maude Gilman
  • Art Coordinator: Amy Finkle
  • Photography: Richard Corman
  • Management: C. Winston Simone Management
  • Business Management: Victor Wlodingeur for Wlodingeur, Erk & Chanzis, P. C.
  • Legal: Fred Davis; Levine, Thall & Plotkin


Chart (1992) Peak
UK Albums (OCC)[3] 7