Keep Your Eye on Me is a pop/R&B/dance album by Herb Alpert, released in 1987. It contains two hit singles, "Diamonds" and "Making Love in the Rain" (both featuring lead and background vocals by Janet Jackson and Lisa Keith). These Billboard Top 40 hits, along with the title track and "Pillow" (featuring co-lead vocals by Alpert and singer/wife Lani Hall) were produced by Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis. The remainder of the album consists of tracks produced by Herb Alpert and various producers. Keep Your Eye On Me was constructed with Side 1 (Tracks 1-5) featuring uptempo songs, while Side 2 (Tracks 6-10) featured down tempo songs and ballads.
All trumpet solos were played by Herb Alpert.
The album was released on CD by A&M Records in 1987, along with extended CD singles of the title track and "Diamonds". It was re-released on September 12, 2013 in a download-only version available exclusively through Alpert's official website, HerbAlpertPresents.com.
Tracks 1, 3, 6 and 8 Produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis for Flyte Tyme Productions, Inc.; Executive Producer: John McClain;
Jimmy Jam: drum programming, keyboard programming, percussion (track 1, 3, 6 and 8), Fairlight programming (track 6), Oberheim programming (track 6); Terry Lewis: bass (track 3), percussion (track 3 and 6), background vocals (track 1, 3, 6 and 8); David Eiland: keyboard programming, sound FX sampler (track 1); Jerome Benton: background vocals (track 1); Lisa Keith: lead vocals (track 3 and 8), background vocals (track 1 and 6); Janet Jackson: lead vocals (track 3 and 8); Jellybean Johnson, James "Popeye" Greer: party vocals (track 3)
Tracks 2, 7 and 9 Produced by Herb Alpert
Laytham Armor: drums, keyboards, bass programming (track 2), synthesized bass, synthesizer, percussion programming (track 7); Michael Landau: guitar (track 2 and 9); Paul Jackson, Jr.: guitar (track 9); Paulinho Da Costa: percussion (track 2 and 9); John Barnes: organ (track 2), keyboards (track 7 and 9), drum programming (track 9), Jeff Porcaro: drums (track 9); Neil Stubenhaus: bass (track 9)
Track 4 Produced by Herb Alpert; Associate Producer: Les Pierce
Les Pierce: drums, keyboard programming; Michael Landau: guitar