It's Time

It's Time

by Linda EderLinda Eder


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Linda Eder's third album demonstrated her growth as a singer; for the first time on one of her records, you could listen through whole songs without being reminded of Barbra Streisand. She remained largely dependent for her material on composer Frank Wildhorn, but at least on this occasion, for the most part, Wildhorn worked on a consistent set of songs with the same lyricist, Jack Murphy; they came up with a varied collection not dominated by generic romantic ballads, though there were a few, especially toward the end. (There were also Wildhorn songs from his musicals Jekyll and Hyde, The Scarlet Pimpernel, and The Civil War.) Murphy's words approached wit on occasion, even if Wildhorn's music continued to hew to pre-rock pastiche, so that Eder, swimming in string and horn charts, still seemed caught in a time warp circa 1955, even when she was dropping references to RuPaul and the Internet. And she continued to be arrogant in her choice of covers, this time trying out "Over the Rainbow." Nevertheless, the news here was her development of a distinct vocal identity: finally, you could just say that Linda Eder was a great singer, not that she was a great singer who sounded like...

Product Details

Release Date: 04/15/1997
Label: Atlantic
UPC: 0075678297724
catalogNumber: 82977

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Linda Eder   Primary Artist
Michael Davis   Trombone,Background Vocals
Bob Mintzer   Woodwind
John Clark   French Horn
Sid Page   Violin
John Acevedo   Strings,Viola
John Acosta   Strings,Cello
Murray Adler   Violin
Sanford Allen   Violin
Bashiri Johnson   Percussion
Gene Bertoncini   Guitar
Herb Besson   Trombone
Chris Botti   Trumpet
Randy Brecker   Trumpet
John Cooper Clarke   Strings,Penny Whistle
Craig Copeland   Background Vocals
Brian Dembow   Viola
Joel Derouin   Violin
Bernie Dresel   Percussion,Drums
Charles Everett   Strings,Violin
David Finck   Bass
Erik Friedlander   Cello
Glenn Grab Strings   Cello
John Goux   Guitar
Hae Young Ham   Violin
Linda Harmon   Background Vocals
Dave Hart   Background Vocals
Birch Johnson   Trombone
Tony Kadleck   Trumpet
Maria Kitsopoulos   Cello
Olivia Koppell   Viola
Armen Ksadjikian   Cello
Mark Lambert   Guitar
Michael Scott Lanning   Background Vocals
Will Lee   Bass
Jesse Levy   Cello
Jerry Marotta   Drums
Lois Martin   Viola
Nancy McAlhany   Violin
Mike Migliore   Woodwind
Jeff Mironov   Guitar
Dennis Molchan   Violin
Jack Murphy   Background Vocals
Maria Newman   Viola
Keith O'Quinn   Trombone
Gene Orloff   Concert Master
Bobbi Page   Background Vocals
Sandra Park   Concert Master
Edward Persi   Viola
Sue Pray   Viola
Jim Pugh   Trombone
Rachel Robinson   Violin
Kim Scharnberg   Conductor,Background Vocals
Ira Siegel   Guitar
Steve Skinner   Synthesizer
Andy Snitzer   Woodwind
Marti Sweet   Violin
Mark Thompson   Guitar,Drums
Kevan Torfeh   Cello
Mark Walker   Drums
Ken Wild   Bass
Frank Wildhorn   Background Vocals
Dan Wilensky   Saxophone,Woodwind
Dean Witten   Orchestral Percussion
John Wittenberg   Violin
Jim Hynes   Trumpet
Clay Reude   Cello
Jerome Ashby   French Horn
Ed Maina   Clarinet,Flute,Saxophone,Background Vocals,Woodwind
Robert Peterson   Violin
Carol Webb   Violin
Chris Komer   French Horn
Jeremy Roberts   Piano,Keyboards,Background Vocals
Richard Heckman   English Horn
John Feeney   Bass
Ken Burwood-Hoy   Viola
Sarah Seiver   Cello
Chris Hajian   Background Vocals
Darrin McCann   Viola
Edith Markman   Violin
Daniel Reed   Violin
Robert Rinehart   Viola
David Earl Taylor   Trombone
Oscar Hidalgo   Bass
Mark Markman   Violin
Cameron Patrick   Violin
Kathleen Robertson   Violin
Lisa Kim   Violin
Peter Kenote   Viola
Steve Richards   Cello
Rich Logan   Background Vocals
Louise di Tullio   Alto Flute

Technical Credits

Linda Eder   Producer
Brad Aaron   Engineer
Pat Armstrong   Studio Manager
Andy de Ganahl   Engineer
Arif Mardin   Producer,String Arrangements
Obie O'Brien   Studio Manager
Michael O'Reilly   Engineer
Karl Richardson   Producer,Engineer,Engineering Consultant
Kim Scharnberg   Arranger,Orchestration,Vocal Arrangements
Steve Skinner   Arranger,String Arrangements,drum programming
Frank Wildhorn   Producer
Richard Landers   Studio Manager
Bob Biles   Engineer
Jeremy Roberts   Arranger,Programming,Orchestration
Craig Kallman   Executive Producer
Anthony Vasquez   Studio Manager
Kitty Mitchell   Studio Manager
Gary Chester   Engineer

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