Let Me Be the One (album)

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Let Me Be the One
Let Me Be The One (Angela Bofill).jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 13, 1984
Recorded1984
GenreR&B
LabelArista
ProducerThe System
Angela Bofill chronology
Teaser
(1983)
Let Me Be the One
(1984)
Tell Me Tomorrow
(1985)
Singles from Let Me Be the One
  1. "Can't Slow Down / No Love in Sight"
    Released: November 8, 1984
  2. "Let Me Be the One / Love Me For Today"
    Released: February 8, 1985
  3. "Who Knows You Better / No Love in Sight"
    Released: April 15, 1985
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2/5 stars[1]
MSN Music Guide1.5/5 stars[2]

Let Me Be The One is the sixth album by Angela Bofill, released by Arista Records in 1984.

Let Me Be the One was produced by David Frank and Mic Murphy who, at the time, were enjoying much success as The System. Let Me Be the One was much more synth-heavy R&B flavored than her earlier jazz-oriented works. The title song reached #84 on the Billboard R&B Chart.

Track listing[edit]

Side One[edit]

  1. "Can't Slow Down" (David Frank, Mic Murphy) - 5:09
  2. "Let Me Be the One" (Angela Bofill, Rick Suchow, Alan Palanker) - 3:28
  3. "Who Knows You Better" (Stephen Geyer, Gary Stockdale) - 3:31
  4. "You're Always There" (Angela Bofill, David Frank, Mic Murphy)- 5:19

Side Two[edit]

  1. "Getting Into Love" (David Frank, Mic Murphy) - 4:41
  2. "No Love in Sight" (Angela Bofill, Loree Gold) - 3:24
  3. "Love Me for Today" (Angela Bofill, Alan Palanker, Derrik Hoitsma) - 4:23
  4. "This is the Start" (David Frank, Mic Murphy, Paul Pesco, Ian McDonald) - 4:38

Personnel[edit]

  • Angela Bofill - vocals
  • Alan Palanker - keyboards
  • Mario Salvati - engineer
  • Rick Sanchez - engineer
  • Alex Haas - assistant engineer
  • Michael Brauer - engineer, mixing
  • Carl Beatty - mixing
  • Mickey Leonard - guitar
  • Paul Pesco - guitar, drum programming
  • William "Doc" Powell - Guitar
  • David Frank - keyboards, producer, drum programming
  • Sandy Bofill - background vocals
  • Cindy Mizelle - background vocals
  • Lisa Fischer - background vocals
  • Michelle Cobbs - background vocals
  • Mic Murphy - background vocals, producer
  • Marc Russo - saxophone
  • Eluriel Tinker Barfield - bass guitar
  • Yogi Horton - drums

[3]

Chart history[edit]

Charts (1984) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard R&B Albums chart 39

References[edit]