Brian Becker – Daring 2 B Different – 1990

This is actually Brian’s 4th album. However his previous 3 were not picked up by a label and are almost impossible to find. This was his first of 2 albums with label Benson. Apparently Brian has an audio engineering and computer degree and was a pioneer of using MIDI’s in the Christian genre. I can’t really hear it in the album but that doesn’t mean much. The album is excellent. It’s a fun pop rock album and might just have been a little late for 1990. That said Brian was just warming up for his second album which was very successful. I quite enjoyed this album and there’s a few tracks that will be going into my regular rotation.

1 – Love Keeps Hanging On – 4:05
2 – Daring 2 – B Different – 3:51
3 – His Name Is Jesus – 3:36
4 – He Knows – 4:06
5 – Tender Touch – 5:00
6 – I Surrender All – 5:34
7 – Spirit Of Elijah – 5:33
8 – Written On My Heart – 3:41
9 – Still Quiet Voice – 5:19

Arranged By [Backing Vocals], Directed By [Backing Vocals] – Geoff Thurman
Arranged By [Horns] – Fred Middlekauff, Geoff Thurman, Jamie Page
Arranged By [Rhythm Tracks], Sequenced By – Paul Mills
Art Direction, Design – Phillip Spencer
Backing Vocals – Brian Becker, Geoff Thurman, Jamie Page, Kemper Crabb, Toni Becker
Choir – Andre Cormier, Benita Woods, Cheryln Cormier, Cynthia Brigham, Greater Emmanuel Church Of God In Christ Choir, Kerry Banks, Myra Cormier, Ophelia Banks, Tangerla White, Valerie Heard
Coordinator [Post-Production] – Alan Kawakami
Cymbal [Overdubs], Effects – Brian Becker
Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin – Jerry McPherson
Engineer – Chuck Sugar
Engineer [Assistant] – Paul Mills, Steve Dady
Mastered By – Chuck Sugar, Hank Williams
Percussion [Overdubs] – Jamie Page
Photography By – Jim DeVault
Producer – Jamie Page
Sampler [Drums], Drum Programming – Paul Mills
Saxophone, Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Trombone – Fred Middlekauff
Vocals [Duet] – Toni Becker

Companies, etc.
Phonographic Copyright ℗ – Rolling Shoals Productions
Phonographic Copyright ℗ – Brian Becker
Copyright © – Rolling Shoals Productions
Copyright © – Brian Becker
Distributed By – The Benson Company, Inc.
Pressed By – DADC – DIDX 006928
Recorded At – Rivendell Recorders
Mixed At – Rivendell Recorders
Mastered At – Mastermix