David Meece – 7 – 1985

I’ll just get this out of the way right away. I detest this “numbering” of an album. I think producers think it’s neat and cool but in reality it’s shortsighted, lazy, and it’s been done way too many times. That said lets get onto the album. By this point in David’s career he was mastering the pop sound that would work so well for him. This album while good doesn’t really have anything that says “listen to me again and again”. Instead it’s a good album with some good songs that I enjoyed listening to but will I put it on repeat? Not likely. I do however think you should give the album a listen, it is good but just not memorable.

Tracklist
1 – You Can Go – 3:13
2 – Tumblin’ Down – 3:33
3 – Forgiven – 4:08
4 – The Ladder – 3:44
5 – The Alien – 4:33
6 – We Can Overcome It All – 3:32
7 – The Unknown Soldier – 4:43
8 – Lean On Each Other – 3:49
9 – I Can See (On The Emmaus Road) – 5:34

Credits
Arranged By [Arrangements], Synthesizer [Lynn Synthesizer Programs], Keyboards – John Schreiner* (tracks: B1)
Art Direction – Buddy Jackson
Backing Band – First Call (tracks: B3)
Backing Vocals – Biff Vincent (tracks: B1), Bonnie Keen (tracks: B3), Chris Harris (2) (tracks: A1, A2), Dana Hiett (tracks: B1), David Meece (tracks: A1, B1, B2), Denny Henson (tracks: A4, A5), Gary Pigg (tracks: A1, A2), Allen Green* (tracks: A4, A5), Greg Guidry (tracks: A4, A5), Keith Thomas (tracks: A5), Marty McCall (tracks: B3), Melodie Tunney* (tracks: B3)
Bass – Mike Brignardello (tracks: A1 to A3, B3), Nathan East (tracks: A4, A5)
Co-producer – David Meece (tracks: B3, B4)
Co-producer [Assistants To The Producer] – Lori Loving* (tracks: A4, A5)
Co-producer [Assistants To The Producer], Recorded By, Mixed By – Jeff Balding (tracks: A4, A5)
Drums – Carlos Vega (tracks: A4, A5), Lee Kix (tracks: B1), Mark Hammond (tracks: B3), Paul Leim (tracks: A2, A3)
Drums, Drum Programming – Paul Leim (tracks: A1)
Electric Guitar – Dann Huff (tracks: A3), Marty Walsh (tracks: B2)
Engineer – Jack Joseph Puig (tracks: A1 to A3)
Engineer [Additional Engineer] – Gene Eichelberger (tracks: A4, A5), Joe Bogan (tracks: A4, A5)
Engineer [Assistant Engineer] – Bob Lockhart (2) (tracks: B2), Terry Lang (tracks: B2), Todd Van Etten (tracks: B2), Tom Harding (2) (tracks: B3, B4)
Engineer [Engineered By] – Ed Seay (tracks: B3, B4)
Executive Producer – Dan Harrell (tracks: A1 to A3), Lynn Nichols (tracks: A4 to B4), Michael Blanton (tracks: A1 to A3)
Guest, Vocals, Backing Vocals – Twila Paris (tracks: B2)
Guitar – Dann Huff (tracks: A4, A5), Jon Goin (tracks: B3), Michael Thompson (tracks: B1)
Keyboards – Shane Keister (tracks: B3)
Musical Assistance [Assisted By] – Allan Henry* (tracks: A1 to A3), Dan Garcia (tracks: A1 to A3), Steve Ford (tracks: A1 to A3)
Orchestrated By [Orchestration] – Alan Moore (3) (tracks: B4)
Percussion – Farrell Morris (tracks: B3), Lenny Castro (tracks: A1, A2)
Photography – Mark Tucker (7)
Piano – David Meece (tracks: B4)
Piano [Acoustic] – Robbie Buchanan (tracks: A3)
Piano [Fairlight & Acoustic], Acoustic Guitar – Shane Keister (tracks: A1)
Producer – Brown Bannister (tracks: A1 to A3), David Meece, Greg Nelson (tracks: B3, B4), Skip Konte (tracks: B1)
Producer, Arranged By, Backing Vocals – Jonathan David Brown (tracks: B2)
Producer, Arranged By, Keyboards – Keith Thomas (tracks: A4, A5)
Production Manager [Production Coordinator And Consultant] – Bubba Smith (2)
Production Manager, Coordinator – Gloria Cox (tracks: B3, B4)
Programmed By [Additional Fairlight Programming] – Rhett Lawrence (tracks: B2)
Programmed By [Fairlight Programming] – Carl Marsh (2) (tracks: B2)
Rhythm Guitar [& Solo] – Dann Huff (tracks: A2)
Saxophone [Sax] – Mark Douthit (tracks: A5)
Score [Musical Score Prepared By] – Eberhard Ramm (tracks: B4)
Sequencer [, GS-1 &], Effects [Sound Effects] – Shane Keister (tracks: A2)
Strings – Nashville String Machine* (tracks: B4)
Strings, Conductor [Conducted By] – Greg Nelson (tracks: B4)
Synthesizer – Robbie Buchanan (tracks: A1, A2)
Synthesizer, Effects [Sound Effects] – Rhett Lawrence (tracks: A3)
Vocoder – Shane Keister (tracks: A2, A3)

Companies, etc.
Recorded At – Bill Schnee Studios
Recorded At – Bullet Recording
Recorded At – Mama Jo’s
Recorded At – Ocean Way Nashville
Recorded At – Rumbo Recorders
Recorded At – Emerald Sound Studios
Recorded At – Hummingbird Studio, Nashville, TN
Recorded At – Goldmine Studio
Recorded At – Front Page Recording
Recorded At – Weddington Studios
Recorded At – Treasure Isle Recorders
Mixed At – Mastermix
Copyright (c) – Meece Music
Copyright (c) – StraightWay Music
Copyright (c) – Mole End Music
Copyright (c) – Word Music UK
Copyright (c) – Gaither Music
Copyright (c) – Word, Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Word, Inc.
Distributed By – Word (Uk) Ltd.
Produced For – David Meece Productions
Mastered At – Future Disc
Designed At – Jackson Design
Printed By – Shorewood Packaging
Made By – Shorewood Packaging

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One of the founding cowboys of Real 80s CCM. Been listening to this stuff since 1978.

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