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Paul Young - The Crossing Album

Paul Young - The Crossing Album
Performer: Paul Young
Genre: Rock / Soul & Funk / Pop
Title: The Crossing
MP3 album size: 1123 mb
FLAC album size: 1300 mb
Style: Pop Rock, Synth-pop, Soul
Country: UK & Europe
Released: 1993
Catalog number: 473928 2
Label: Columbia


1Down In Chinatown
Backing Vocals – Anita Sherman, Delta Dickerson, Jessica Williams, Myrna Smith, Portia GriffinElectric Guitar – Dean ParksGuest [Special Guest Vocal Appearance] – Kathleen TurnerKeyboards, Programmed By, Arranged By – Louis BiancanielloMixed By – Ken KessieMixed By [Assisted By] – Danny AlonsoPercussion – Lenny CastroTrumpet – Mark IshamVibraphone [Vibes] – Don WasWritten-By – Don Was, Drew Barfield, Paul Young
2Follow On
Acoustic Guitar – Dean ParksArranged By [String Arrangement] – David CampbellBacking Vocals – Everette Drake, Francine Reed, Patty Smith, Wayne Murry, Willie GreeneBass – Ken Wild, Pino PaladinoBass Harmonica [Bass Harp] – Tommy MorganCello – Larry Corbett, Suzie KatalamaDrums – Jeff PorcaroElectric Guitar – Reggie YoungKeyboards – Robbie BuchananMixed By – Rik PekkonenMixed By [Assisted By] – Young Dan BosworthOrgan [B-3] – Benmont TenchPercussion – Lenny CastroPiano – Larry KnechtelViola – Novi NovogViolin – Charlie Bisharat, Ron ClarkWoodwind – Jon ClarkeWritten-By – Paul Brady
3Bring Me Home
Backing Vocals – Linda Taylor, Pam SheyneDrums – Peter Van HookeEngineer – Simon HurrellEngineer [Assisted By] – Paul MortimerGuitar – Tim RenwickKeyboards, Bass – Adrian LeeMixed By – Chris NeilProducer – Chris NeilWritten-By – George Merrill, Shannon Rubicam
4Now I Know What Made Otis Blue
Backing Vocals – Beverley Skeate, Peter Vale, Sylvia Mason-JamesEngineer – Richard WhaleyHarmonica – Mark FeltmanKeyboards, Guitar, Programmed By, Bass – Peter ValeMixed By – Laurie Latham, Laurie LathamProducer – Peter ValeRhythm Guitar – Neil HubbardWritten-By – Mick Leeson, Peter Vale
5Won't Look Back
Acoustic Guitar – Dean ParksArranged By [String Arrangement] – David CampbellBacking Vocals – Arno Lucas, Leslie Smith, Willie GreeneBass – James "Hutch" HutchinsonCello – Larry Corbett, Suzie KatayamaDrums – Jeff PorcaroElectric Guitar – Reggie YoungMellotron – Don WasMixed By – George MassenburgMixed By [Assisted By] – Marnie RileyOrgan [B-3] – Benmont TenchPercussion – Lenny CastroPiano – Larry KnechtelProducer [Additional Recordings Produced By] – Laurie LathamSaxophone – Kirk WhalumViola – Novi NovogViolin – Charlie Bisharat, Ron ClarkWoodwind – Jon ClarkeWritten-By – Drew Barfield, Paul Young
6Only Game In Town
Backing Vocals – Martin Page, Paul YoungBass – Pino PalladinoDrums – Jeff PorcaroGuitar – Mark GoldenbergKeyboards, Piano, Programmed By – Martin PageMixed By – Chris Lord AlgeMixed By [Assisted By] – Talley SherwoodPercussion – Lenny CastroWritten-By – Martin Page, Paul Young
7It Will Be You
Arranged By [Horns] – Lee ThornburgArranged By [Strings], Conductor – David CampbellBacking Vocals – Darryl Phinnessee, Dorian Holley, Jim Gilstrap, Kevin DorseyBass – Freddie WashingtonDrums – Ed Greene Engineer – Gabe VeltriGuitar – Paul Jackson Jr.Mixed By – Bill SchneeOrgan – Jim CoxPiano – Greg PhillinganesProducer – Steve Lindsey Recorded By – Gabe VeltriRecorded By [Assisted By] – Noel HazenSoloist, Saxophone – Gary HerbigVibraphone [Vibes] – Alan EstesWritten-By – Bob Thiele, Phil Roy
8Hope In A Hopeless World
Backing Vocals – Angel Rogers, Billy Valentine, Bob Thiele, Phil RoyBass – Davey FaragherDrums – Jeff PorcaroElectric Guitar – Paul Jackson Jr.Guitar – Phil RoyGuitar, Keyboards – Roy HayKeyboards – Bob ThieleMixed By – Bob ClearmountainMixed By [Assisted By] – Alex Reed, Randall J WineOrgan [Hammond B-3] – Billy PrestonPercussion – Lenny CastroTambourine – Luis ConteWritten-By – Bob Thiele, Phil Roy
9The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter
Congas, Timbales, Shaker – Luis ConteElectric Guitar – Paul Jackson Jr.Keyboards [Additional Keyboards] – Jamie MuhoberacKeyboards, Arranged By [Arrangement], Sequenced By [Sequencing], Drum Programming, Bass [Synth], Programmed By [Fairlight] – Louis BiancanielloMixed By – Ken KessieMixed By [Additional Vocals] – Laurie LathamMixed By [Assisted By] – Very Young Daniel BosworthSaxophone – Kirk WhalumWritten-By – Doug James, Paul Young
10Love Has No Pride
Acoustic Guitar, Soloist, Slide Guitar – Dean ParksArranged By [String Arrangement] – David CampbellBacking Vocals – Everett Drake, Francine Reed, Wayne Murry, Willie GreeneBass – Pino PalladinoCello – Larry Corbett, Suzie KatayamaDrums – Jeff PorcaroElectric Guitar – Reggie YoungMixed By – Ed CherneyMixed By [Assisted By] – Marnie RileyOrgan [B-3] – Benmont TenchPercussion – Lenny CastroPiano – Larry KnechtelSaxophone – Andrew LoveTrumpet, Trombone – Wayne JacksonViola – Novi NovogViolin – Charlie Bisharat, Ron ClarkeWoodwind – Jon ClarkeWritten-By – Eric Kaz, Libby Titus
11Half A Step Away
Acoustic Guitar – Dean ParksBacking Vocals – Arno Lucas, Lesley Smith, Willie GreeneBass – James "Hutch" HutchinsonDrums – Jeff PorcaroElectric Guitar – Reggie YoungFlute – Stephen KujalaKeyboards – Robbie BuchananMixed By – Rik PekkonenMixed By [Assisted By] – Dan BosworthOrgan [B-3] – Benmont TenchPercussion – Lenny CastroPiano – Larry KnechtelWritten-By – Drew Barfield, Paul Young


  • DesignVince Frost
  • Photography ByThe Douglas Brothers
  • ProducerDon Was (tracks: 1, 4 to 10)
  • Recorded ByRik Pekkonen (tracks: 1, 4 to 10)
  • Recorded By [Assisted By]Young Dan Bosworth (tracks: 1, 4 to 10)


16-page booklet: foreword, thanks, lyrics, credits, photos
May have sticker on jewel case: "INCLUDES THE HIT SINGLE "NOW I KNOW WHAT MADE OTIS BLUE" 01-473928-10"

Made in Austria [disc]

Durations not listed on the release.


  • Barcode (As printed): 5 099747 392825
  • Barcode: 5099747392825
  • Label Code: LC 0162
  • Rights Society: MCPS/BIEM/SDRM
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix, in reverse, "F3" stamped): 01-473928-10 11 F3 ["DADC Austria" logo]
  • Matrix / Runout (Sleeve rear, booklet, isc, sticker): 01-473928-10
  • Other (Distribution/price code): CB 811
  • Other: CX
  • Other: CDC
  • Other (Mastering process): SBM Super Bit Mapping


  • Copyright (c) – Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.
  • Distributed By – Sony Music
  • Glass Mastered At – DADC Austria


The Crossing is the fifth studio album by English singer Paul Young. Released in 1993, the album peaked at 27 on the UK Albums Chart. The album contains three UK singles: Now I Know What Made Otis Blue UK 14, Hope in a Hopeless World UK 42, and It Will Be You UK 34. Now I Know What Made Otis Blue is worth the price of the CD alone, but the other songs are top-notch as well. Songs in album Paul Young - Crossing 1993. Paul Young - Hope In A Hopeless World. Paul Young - Now I Know What Made Otis Blue. Paul Young - Bring Me Home. Paul Young - The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter. Paul Young - Won't Look Back. Paul Young - Only Game In Town. Paul Young - Love Has No Pride. Paul Young - Down In Chinatown. Paul Young - Half A Step Away. Paul Young - Follow On. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. Album 1993 11 Songs. The Crossing. Paul Young. Pop free to Paul Young THE CROSSING Hope In A Hopeless World, Now I Know What Made Otis Blue and more. 11 tracks 48:37. The album contained three UK singles: Now I Know What Made Otis Blue UK 14, Hope In a Hopeless World UK 42, and It Will Be You UK 34. 1 Critical reaction. Critical reaction. Track listing. The Crossing, 1993. Hope In a Hopeless World, 04:18. Now I Know What Made Otis Blue, 03:59. Bring Me Home, 04:02. The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, 04:20. Won't Look Back, 05:23. Only Game In Town, 04:18. Hello We have detected Русский as your language preference. To change your preferred language, please choose a language using the dropdown. English Deutsch Español Français Italiano 日本語 한국어 Português Brasil Русский. Altre immagini. Released 1993. The Crossing Tracklist. Hope In A Hopeless World Lyrics. Now I Know What Made Otis Blue Lyrics. Bring Me Home Lyrics
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