Heart and Soul (Kathy Troccoli album)

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Heart and Soul
Kathy Troccoli.Heart And Soul.LP.Cover.1984..jpg
Studio album by Kathy Troccoli
Released 1984
Recorded

Franklin, Nashville, Tennessee

North Hollywood, California
Genre Christian, pop, synthpop
Label Reunion, Word
Producer Brown Bannister

Heart and Soul is the second studio album by singer-songwriter Kathy Troccoli. This album received a Grammy nomination in 1984,[1] and contains songs written by Michael W. Smith. It featured music popular with CCM, as well as synthpop friendly songs, "I Belong To You", "Holy Holy", and "Hearts Of Fire". The album features the songwriting skills of Brown and Debbie Bannister, Amy Grant, Gary Chapman, Michael W. Smith, as well as others. The music is a blend of contemporary pop, synthpop, and gospel music. It was released as a vinyl LP record.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Long Distance Letter" (Gary Chapman, Tim Marsh and Keith Thomas) - 3:13
  2. "Yes And Know" (Chapman, Marsh, Thomas) - 3:55
  3. "Bittersweetness" (Brown Bannister, Phil Madeira, Michael W. Smith) - 3:54
  4. "Mighty Lord" (Phil Madeira) - 5:02
  5. "Open My Eyes" (Pam Mark Hall, Michael W. Smith and Amy Grant) - 4:27
  6. "Holy, Holy" (Deborah D. Smith, Michael W. Smith, Brown & Debbie Bannister) - 5:01
  7. "Hearts of Fire" (Billy Sprague, Brown Bannister, Michael W. Smith) - 4:00
  8. "I Belong To You" (James Ward, Mark Gersmehl) - 4:16
  9. "Island of Love" (Chris Eaton) - 3:54

Production[edit]

  • Produced by Brown Bannister
  • Executive Producers: Dan Harrell, Michael Blanton
  • Engineered & Mixed by Jack Joseph Puig
  • Assistant Engineers: Mike Psanos, Jim Baird, Don Cobb, Steve Ford
  • Mastered by The Mastering Lab (Los Angeles, California)

Personnel[edit]

  • Lead vocals: Kathy Troccoli
  • Drums: Paul Leim
  • Percussion: Lenny Castro
  • Bass guitar: Mike Brignardello
  • Prophet T8 and DX7: Keith Thomas, Michael W. Smith
  • Synthesizers: Shane Keister, Keith Thomas, Michael W. Smith
  • Acoustic piano, Moog bass: Michael W. Smith
  • Rhodes and OB-8: Keith Thomas
  • GS-II: Michael W. Smith, Phil Madeira
  • Saxophone: Ernie Watts
  • Guitars: Dann Huff
  • Harmonica: Terry McMillan
  • Sound effects: Shane Keister, Chris Harris
  • Backing vocals: Thom Flora, Gary Pigg, Kathy Burdick, Donna McElroy, Kim Fleming, Diana Hannah, Chris Harris, Marty McCall, Judy Rodman, Melodie Tunney, Jackie Cusic, Chris Harris, Doug Clemmets, and Kathy Troccoli

References[edit]

  • Kathy Troccoli, "Heart and Soul" liner notes. (Reunion, Word Records, 1984)

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