Speeding Time

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Speeding Time
Speeding Time Carole King.jpg
Studio album by
Released1983
Genre
LengthAtlantic
ProducerLou Adler
Carole King chronology
One to One
(1982)
Speeding Time
(1983)
City Streets
(1989)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2/5 stars [1]

Speeding Time is an album by American singer-songwriter Carole King, released in 1983. King's fourteenth album in 14 years, Speeding Time was poorly reviewed and was her first album not to chart. Following the album's release, King did not record again for six years.

Track listing[edit]

Side 1

  1. "Computer Eyes" (King, Gerry Goffin) - (3:08)
  2. "One Small Voice" (King) - (3:01)
  3. "Crying in the Rain" (King, Howard Greenfield) - (2:32)
  4. "Sacred Heart of Stone" (King, Goffin) - (3:45)
  5. "Speeding Time" (King, Goffin) - (4:49)

Side 2

  1. "Standin' on the Borderline" (King, Goffin) - (2:55)
  2. "So Ready for Love" (King) - (5:22)
  3. "Chalice Borealis" (King, Rick Sorensen) - (2:35)
  4. "Dancing" (King) - (4:00)
  5. "Alabaster Lady" (King) - (5:45)

Personnel[edit]

  • Carole King – lead vocals, backing vocals, acoustic piano, synthesizers
  • Robbie Kondor – synthesizers, synthesizer programming (2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10), synth harmonica solo (7)
  • Rob Meurer – synthesizer programming (1, 4, 8)
  • Danny Kortchmar – guitar
  • Lee Ritenour – guitar
  • Bob Glaub – bass guitar
  • Steve Meador – drums (1, 4)
  • Russ Kunkel – drums (2, 3, 5-10)
  • Bobbye Hall – percussion
  • Plas Johnson – tenor sax solo (3)
  • Sherry Goffin Kondor – counter lead vocals (9)

Production[edit]

  • Producer – Lou Adler
  • Engineered and Mixed by Paul Brown at Amigo Studios (North Hollywood, CA).
  • Mastered by Bobby Hata at Amigo Studios.
  • Album Design – Peter Corriston
  • Cover Photo – Jim Shea
  • Design Photo – Brian Hagiwara

Production notes[edit]

  • Lou Adler - producer
  • Paul Brown - engineering and mixing

References[edit]