Hotline (White Heart album)

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Hotline
Studio album by White Heart
Released 1985
Genre Christian rock
Label Home Sweet Home Records / Myrrh
Producer Mark Gersmehl, Billy Smiley
White Heart chronology
Vital Signs
(1984)
Hotline
(1985)
Don't Wait for the Movie
(1986)

Hotline is the third album by the Christian rock band White Heart and the band's first with Gordon Kennedy on guitars and the last with Home Sweet Home Records.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hotline" (Billy Smiley, Scott Douglas) – 4:14
  2. "Gotta Be A Believer" (Smiley, Mark Gersmehl) – 4:21
  3. "Jerusalem" (Smiley, Gersmehl, Eddie DeGarmo, Dana Key) – 3:50
  4. "Turn The Page" (Smiley, Gersmehl) – 4:55
  5. "She's A Runaway" (Smiley, Gersmehl) – 3:40
  6. "Heroes" (Smiley, Gersmehl) – 4:36
  7. "In His Name" (Gersmehl) – 4:14
  8. "The Victory" (Smiley, Gersmehl, Gordon Kennedy, Larry Stewart) – 4:22
  9. "Walls" (Gersmehl) – 2:35
  10. "Keep Fighting The Fight" (Smiley, Gersmehl) – 3:08

Personnel[edit]

  • Gary Lunn - bass guitar
  • Scott Douglas - lead vocals (1-3, 5-9)
  • Gordon Kennedy - lead guitars, guitar solo (1, 5, 8, 9), backing vocals (1), lead vocals (3, 8), sitar (4)
  • David Huff - drums, percussion (3, 5)
  • Mark Gersmehl - keyboards, backing vocals (1, 2, 4, 6, 9), lead vocals (2, 4-6, 10), synthesizer (2, 3, 8)
  • Billy Smiley - keyboards, guitars, backing vocals (1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10)
Additional Musicians
  • Steve Green - backing vocals (2, 4)
  • David Pierce - backing vocals (6)
  • Stan Armor - backing vocals (6, 9)

Production[edit]

  • Producers - Mark Gersmehl and Billy Smiley
  • Executive Producer - Chris Christian
  • Tracks 1-8 & 10 recorded by Brent King
  • Track 9 recorded by Bob Graves
  • Second Engineers - Sam Bailey (Tracks 1-8 & 10), David Pierce (Tracks 1-8 & 10) and Clark Schleicher (Track 9).
  • Recorded at The Bennett House (Franklin, TN).
  • Mixed by Brent King
  • Mixed and Overdubbed at Gold Mine Studio (Nashville, TN).
  • Mastered by Hank Williams at Mastermix (Nashville, TN).
  • Art Direction - Bill Brunt
  • Photography - Mark Tucker, Ron Keith and Scott Bonner.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Powell, Mark Allan (2002). Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music. Peabody, Massachusetts: Hendrickson Publishers. pp. 1033–5. ISBN 1-56563-679-1. 
  • Hotline. Home Sweet Home Records. 7-01-000171-5
  • Powell, Mark Allan (2002). Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music, Hendrickson Publishers. pp.1033-5. ISBN 1-56563-679-1