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In June 1988.

In June 1988, “Virgin” label released “Provision”, the third Scritti Politti album. It recorded 1987–1988 at “Minot Sound” in Atlantic, “Hit Factory”, “Right Track”, “Sorcerer Sound” in New York; “Britannia Row”, “AIR, Townhouse”, “Sarm West”, “Swan Yard” in London, and was produced by Green Gartside, David Gamson and John Potoker.

Personnel:

  • Green Gartside– vocals
  • David Gamson– Yamaha DX7, Yamaha TX816, Yamaha QX1, Oberheim Matrix 12, Sequential Circuits Prophet VS, Roland MKS-80, Roland MKS 50, Synclavier
  • Fred Maher– drums, Oberheim DMX, LinnDrum
  • Miles Davis– trumpet
  • Bashiri Johnson– percussion
  • Chris Botti– trumpet
  • Dann Huff– guitar
  • John Mahoney – Synclavier
  • Joe Mennonna – saxophones
  • Jason Miles – keyboard programming
  • Marcus Miller– bass
  • Nick Moroch – guitar
  • Raymond Niznik – Synclavier
  • Kent Smith – horn
  • Andy Snitzer – saxophones
  • Roger Troutman– talk box
  • Mitch Corn – horn
  • Mark Stevens, B.J. Nelson, Fonzi Thornton, Tawatha Agee, Rory Dodd, Diva Gray, Yogi Lee, Eric Troyer– background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Green Gartside and David Gamson; except where noted.

  1. Boom! There She Was
  2. Overnite
  3. First Boy in This Town (Lovesick)
  4. All That We Are
  5. Best Thing Ever – Green Gartside, David Gamson, John Potoker
  6. Oh Patti (Don’t Feel Sorry for Loverboy)
  7. Bam Salute
  8. Sugar and Spice
  9. Philosophy Now
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On June 25, 1996.

Peace_Beyond_Passion

On June 25, 1996, “Maverick Records” label released “Peace Beyond Passion” the second Me’shell Ndegeocello album. It was recorded 1995 – 1996, and was produced by David Gamson.

Personnel:

  • Me’Shell Ndegéocello – bass guitar, guitar, percussion, arranger, multi instruments, drum programming
  • Billy Preston– organ
  • Joshua Redman– horns, saxophone, horn section
  • Oliver Lake– horns
  • Bennie Maupin– bass clarinet
  • Wendy Melvoin– guitar, arranger, guitar arrangements
  • Allen Cato – guitar
  • David Torn– guitar
  • David Fiuczynski– guitar
  • David Campbell— String and horn arrangements for tracks 2, 4, 5, 6 and 12
  • Wah Wah Watson– guitar, wah wah guitar
  • Federico Pena – percussion, Fender Rhodes
  • Daniel Sadownick – percussion
  • Luis Conte– percussion
  • Gene Lake – drums
  • David Gamson – arranger, drums, engineer, vocal arrangement, drum programming, atmosphere
  • Paul Riser – string arrangements
  • Tom Coyne – mastering
  • Bob Power – mixing
  • Rail Jon Rogut – engineer
  • Mike Krowiak – engineer
  • Charles Nasser – engineer
  • Suzanne Dyer – engineer
  • Gregory-Trevor Gilmer – art direction
  • Guzman (Constance Hansen & Russell Peacock – photography
  • Melvone Farrell – make-up

Track listing:

  1. The Womb
  2. The Way
  3. Deuteronomy: Niggerman
  4. Ecclesiastes: Free My Heart
  5. Leviticus: Faggot
  6. Mary Magdalene
  7. God Shiva
  8. Who Is He (And What Is He to You)?
  9. Stay
  10. Bittersweet
  11. A Tear and a Smile
  12. Make Me Wanna Holler