A Simple Way To Say "I Love You"

Video Arts Music 1997

Songs
_1. I Want You 4:48
_2. The Beauty In You 4:27
_3. The Messenger  5:17
_4. Side Show 6:35
_5. Funky Duck 5:44
_6. Simple Way To Say "I Love You" 5:18
_7. Trope'A Dope 4:40
_8. Change The World 4:46
_9. Willy T 8:02
10. Cain't Dance 5:18
11. Side Show ( single version) 6:35

Total time 55:18

Musicians
John Tropea-guitar
Will Lee-bass,percussion & vocals
Ralph MacDonald-percussion
Tommy Mitchell-keyboards
Chris Palmaro-keyboards
Ricky Peterson-keyboards
Paul Shaffer-keyboards
Leon Pendarvis-keyboards
Bette Sussman-keyboards
Jon Sebastian Tropea Jr.-keyboards
Steve Gadd-drums
Shawn Pelton-drums
Tom Scott, Lou Marini, George Young-reeds
Lalah Hathaway-vocals

Produced by John Tropea and Will Lee, for San Tropea Music & Sinning Saint Productions Inc.

Logic Audio & ProTools Digital Engineering & Editing by Tommy Mitchell and Jon Sebastian Tropea Jr.
Mastered by Gene Paul, DB Plus Studios, N.Y.C.

Track credits
The Messenger
John Tropea : guitar
Will Lee : bass, percussion
Ralph MacDonald : percussion
Chris Palmaro : organ
Steve Gadd : drums
Tommy Mitchell : synthesizer
Synth programing and arranged by Tommy Mitchell
Basic track engineered by John Tropea and Jon S.Tropea Jr., Sebastian Studios, Cliffside Pk, N.J.
Mixed by Gary Chester, National Recording, N.Y.C.

Trope'a Dope
John Tropea : guitar
Will Lee : bass
Tom Scott : horns (saxophones)
Ralph MacDonald : percussion
Ricky Peterson : organ
Shawn Pelton : drums
Arranged by John Tropea and Will Lee, horns arrangement by Tom Scott
Basic track engineered by Gary Chester, Recorded at National Studios, N.Y.C.
Additional engineering and mixed by John Tropea and Jon S.Tropea Jr.
Sebastian Studios, Cliffside Pk, N.J.

Change The World
John Tropea : guitar
Will Lee : bass, percussion
Ralph MacDonald : percussion
Chris Palmaro : electric piano
Steve Gadd : drums
Synth programing and arrangement by John Tropea and Will Lee
Basic track engineering by Matt Nobel
Additional engineering and mixed by John Tropea and Jon S.Tropea Jr., Sebastian Studios, Cliffside Pk, N.J.

Side Show
John Tropea : guitar
Will Lee : bass
Paul Shaffer : keyboards
Shawn Pelton : drums
Arranged and orchestrated by John Tropea and Will Lee
Engineered and mixed by John Tropea, Sebastian Studios, Cliffside Pk, N.J.

Funky Duck
John Tropea : guitar
Will Lee : bass
Lou Marini : tenor saxophone
Synthe programing and arrangement by John Tropea and Will Lee
Engineered and mixed by John Tropea, Sebastian Studios, Cliffside Pk, N.J.

Cain't Dance
John Tropea : guitar
Will Lee : bass
Ralph MacDonald : percussion
Ricky Peterson : organ
Shawn Pelton : drums
George Young : horns
Arranged by John Tropea and Will Lee, horns composed by George Young
Basic track engineered by Gary Chester, Recorded at National Studios, N.Y.C.
Additional engineered by Phil Ludwig and Jon S.Tropea Jr.
Mixed by John Tropea, Sebastian Studios, Cliffside Pk, N.J.

Simple Way To Say "I Love You"
John Tropea : guitar
Will Lee : bass
Ralph MacDonald : percussion
Chris Palmaro : electric piano
Steve Gadd : drums
Synthe programing and arrangement by John Tropea and Will Lee
Engineered and mixed by John Tropea, Sebastian Studios, Cliffside Pk, N.J.

Willy T
John Tropea : guitar
Will Lee : bass
Ralph MacDonald : percussion
Leon Pendarvis : piano, clavinet
Ricky Peterson : organ
Shawn Pelton : drums
Arranged by John Tropea and Will Lee
Basic track engineered by Gary Chester, Recorded at National Studios, N.Y.C.
Additional engineering and mixed by John Tropea and Jon S.Tropea Jr., Sebastian Studios, Cliffside Pk, N.J.

I Want You
John Tropea : guitar
Will Lee : bass & vocal
Ralph MacDonald : percussion
Ricky Peterson : organ
Shawn Pelton : drums
Lalah Hathaway : vocal
Synthe programing and arrangement by Chris Hajian, Will Lee and John Tropea
Basic track engineered by Gary Chester, Recorded at National Studios, N.Y.C.
Additional engineering by Phil Ludwig, Matt Knobel and John Tropea, and Jon S.Tropea Jr.
Mixed by Bob Brockman and John Tropea, Sebastian Studios, Cliffside Pk, N.J.

The Beauty In You
John Tropea : guitar
Will Lee : bass
Ralph MacDonald : percussion
Bette Sussman : electric piano
Jon Sebastian Tropea Jr. : synth overdubs
Steve Gadd : drums
Synthe programing and arrangement by John Tropea and Will Lee
Engineered and mixed by John Tropea, Sebastian Studios, Cliffside Pk, N.J.

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