Bette Midler releases ‘Some People’s Lives,’ her seventh album featuring ‘From a Distance’ (1990)

Bette Midler’s ‘Some People’s Lives’ is her seventh studio album (featuring ‘From a Distance’) released on September 4, 1990 by Atlantic.

Track Listing : 1.One More Round (Jessica Harper, Danny Sembello, Allee Willis) – 02:03 . 2.Some People’S Lives (Rhonda Fleming, Janis Ian) – 03:29 . 3.Miss Otis Regrets (Cole Porter) – 02:51 . 4.Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most (Fran Landesman, Tommy Wolf) – 05:30 . 5.Night And Day (Billie Hughes, Roxanne Seeman) – 05:30 . 6.The Girl Is On To You (Jude Johnstone) – 04:10 . 7.From A Distance (Julie Gold) – 04:37 . 8.Moonlight Dancing (Diane Warren) – 04:39 . 9.He Was Too Good To Me / Since You Stayed Here (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) / (Peter Larson, Josh Rubins) – 04:12 . 10.All Of A Sudden (Nathalie Archangel, Scott Wilk) – 04:33 . 11.The Gift Of Love (Tom Kelly, Billy Steinberg) – 04:02


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Musicians : Bette Midler – Vocals . Grady Tate – Drums . Carlos Vega – Drums . Gary Coleman – Percussion . Steve Kroon – Percussion . Ron Carter – Bass Guitar . Jay Leonhart – Bass . Neil Stubenhaus – Bass . Gene Bertoncini – Guitar . Andrew Gold – Guitar . Michael Landau – Guitar . John Mccurry – Guitar . Dean Parks – Guitar . Bernie Layton – Piano . Marc Shaiman – Piano . Michael Boddicker – Synthesizer . Robbie Buchanan – Keyboards, Programming . Joe Mardin – Keyboards, Programming, Backing Vocals . Guy Roche – Programming . Andy Snitzer – Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone . Nino Tempo – Tenor Saxophone . Phil Bodner – Clarinet . Bruce Dukov – Concertmaster . Gene Orloff – Concertmaster . Sid Page – Concertmaster . Charlotte Crossley – Backing Vocals . Ula Hedwig – Backing Vocals . Cissy Houston – Backing Vocals . Tom Kelly – Backing Vocals . Jo Ann Harris – Backing Vocals . David Lasley – Backing Vocals . George Merrill – Backing Vocals . Myrna Smith – Backing Vocals . Eugene Vanburen – Backing Vocals . Maria Vidal – Backing Vocals . John West – Backing Vocals . The Radio Choir Of New Hope Church – Backing Vocals . Gene Orloff – Conductor

Production : Produced By Arif Mardin . Arif Mardin, Marc Shaiman,Joe Mardin, Robbie Buchanan, Steve Skinner, Billie Hughes, Tom Kelly . Jack Joseph Puig – Engineer . Nick Sansano – Engineer, Mixing . Eddie Garcia – Engineer, Mixing . Michael O’Reilly – Engineer, Mixing . Jamey Staub – Assistant Engineer . Anthony Saunders – Assistant Engineer . Gabriel Moffat – Assistant Engineer . Clif Norrell – Assistant Engineer . Bob Loftus – Assistant Engineer . Ed Korengo – Assistant Engineer . Rob Harvey – Assistant Engineer . Ken Felton – Assistant Engineer . Doug Sax – Mastering

Arrangements : Arif Mardin, Marc Shaiman,Joe Mardin, Robbie Buchanan, Steve Skinner, Billie Hughes, Tom Kelly

Package : Greg Gorman asterisques RVM – Photography . Bob Defrin – Art Direction

Recorded In 1990.

Released On September 4, 1990 By Atlantic.

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My Reviews of Bette Midler’s albums – OoCities
From A Distance. We all know the song so there’s nothing to say except stunning. This album, like Midler’s Bette of Roses and Greatest Hits, is a perfect album in the pop/rock genre of music. The album has stunning ballads l […]

allmusic
Her latest album is called Some People’s Lives and it’s pure Midler through and through. Her first release to radio, From A Distance, almost has a gospel feel. It even features the Radio Choir of New Hope Baptist Church in New Jersey. […]

BootLeg Betty
This is Midler at her best — playful, yearning, brassy, regretful — and that is mostly because producer Arif Mardin surrounds his star with respectful production that matches her talent while accenting her strengths. […]

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