Brent Lamb – Tug of War – 1984

Yes this is the same Brent Lamb from Cornerstone and LoveNote and this was his first solo album after working with them. This album is decidedly easy listening and I think it compares with Sweet Comfort Band’s early albums. It spawned 2 chart songs, “Quiet Please” peaked at #26 and was on the charts for 9 weeks. “I’m Not Worried” was on the charts for 18 weeks and peaked at #36. While this album is easy listening there are a couple pop tunes that should get you tapping your toes.

Tracklist
1 – Fire Escape – 3:55
2 – Cleaning House – 3:10
3 – Nature Of His Son – 3:33
4 – I’m Not Worried – 4:19
5 – Quiet Please – 3:56
6 – Tug Of War – 3:39
7 – Hide Me Lord – 4:24
8 – Waiting Is Worth It – 3:26
9 – One Way To Go – 3:39
10 – You Made Me That Way – 3:39

Credits
Arranged By [Rhythm Tracks], Backing Vocals [Additional] – Brent Lamb
Arranged By [Strings] – Alan Moore
Backing Vocals – Gary Janney (tracks: A2, A4, B3), Gary Pigg (tracks: A2, A4, B3), Marty McCall (tracks: A2, A4, B3)
Bass – Mike Brignardello
Calligraphy [Handlettering] – Deb Mahalanobis
Conductor – Carl Gorodetzky
Design Concept, Art Direction, Design – Bill Barnes
Drums – Dennis Holt
Engineer [Additional] – Bob Clark, Rocky Schnaars, Willie Pevear
Engineer, Mixed By – Jeff Balding
Executive-Producer – Michael DeMonico
Graphics – Barnes & Company
Guitar – Jon Goin
Mastered By – Hank Williams
Photography By – Matt Barnes
Producer, Keyboards, Arranged By [Rhythm Tracks] – Phil Naish
Saxophone – Sam Levine (tracks: B4)
Strings – The Nashville String Machine

Companies, etc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Singspiration
Copyright (c) – Singspiration
Produced For – 19th Street Productions
Published By – Singspiration Music
Published By – Laurel Press
Published By – River Oaks Music Co.
Published By – Tree Group
Recorded At – Bullet Recording
Recorded At – Morningstar Sound Studio
Recorded At – Great Circle Sound
Recorded At – The Garage Studio
Recorded At – Center Stage Studio
Recorded At – Gold Mine Studio East
Mixed At – Gold Mine Studio East
Mastered At – Mastermix
Pressed By – Electrosound Group Midwest, Inc.

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Brent Lamb – One Man – 1986

Brent Lamb was an accomplished song writer before he started his singing career. This album was a follow up to his Tug Of War album. This album has a very strong tech feel but maintains a Rock & Roll base. If I had to describe it I would say it’s Sweet Comfort Band on steroids. All in all it’s a pretty good album and makes me want to hear more from him.

Tracklist
1 – One Man
2 – Destination Home
3 – The Seasons Of My Soul
4 – A Dime A Dozen
5 – Ambush
6 – Line Of Fire
7 – I Love You Anyway
8 – Crazy Mad Man
9 – Tell My Why
10 – All That I Can Be

Credits
Arranged By, Producer – Phil Naish
Backing Vocals – Brent Lamb, Gary Pigg, Marty McCall
Bass – Mike Brignardello
Drum Programming [Machine] – Gary Lunn
Drums – Mark Hammond
Engineer, Mixed By – Jeff Balding
Guitar – John Goin
Guitar [Additional And Solos] – Dann Huff
Keyboards – Phil Naish
Programmed By [Synthesizers] – Jeff Balding, Phil Naish

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