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Fundamental Released: April 1998
Catalog info: Capitol 56397
Produced by Mitchell Froom, Bonnie Raitt and Tchad Blake
Recorded and Mixed by Tchad Blake
 

1. The Fundamental Things
2. Cure For Love
3. Round & Round
4. Spit Of Love
5. Lover's Will
6. Blue For No Reason
7. Meet Me Half Way
8. I'm On Your Side
9. Fearless Love
10. I Need Love
11. One Belief Away

 

THE FUNDAMENTAL THINGS
(Larry Klein/David Batteau/John Cody)
Down Into Egypt Music (BMI)/MPCA Music Pieces (BMI)/Songs of Universal (BMI)/Sony/ATV Songs LLC (BMI)

CURE FOR LOVE
(David Hidalgo/Louie Peréz) 
CHICKEN ON FIRE MUSIC (BMI)/HOT CHURRO MUSIC (BMI)
 
ROUND & ROUND
(J.B. Lenoir/Willie Dixon)
Ghana Music (BMI)
 
SPIT OF LOVE
(Bonnie Raitt)
Open Secret Music (ASCAP)

LOVER'S WILL 
(John Hiatt) 
Universal Music Careers (BMI)

BLUE FOR NO REASON
(Bonnie Raitt/Paul Brady)
Open Secret Music (ASCAP)/Sandyford Songs (ASCAP)

MEET ME HALF WAY
(Bonnie Raitt/Annie Roboff/Beth Nielsen-Chapman)
Open Secret Music (ASCAP)/Almo Music Corp. (ASCAP)/ANWA Music (ASCAP)/BNC Songs (ASCAP)
 
I'M ON YOUR SIDE
(Bonnie Raitt)
Open Secret Music (ASCAP)

FEARLESS LOVE
(Dillon O' Brian)
Paradise Avenue Songs/Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)

I NEED LOVE
(Joey Spampinato)
Whistle Works (ASCAP)

ONE BELIEF AWAY
(Bonnie Raitt/Paul Brady/Dillon O'Brian. With inspiration from the music of Oliver Mtukudzi)
Open Secret Music (ASCAP)/Rondor Music (London) Ltd. (PRS)/Paradise Avenue Songs/Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)
Contains certain elements of "What's Going On," written by Oliver Mtukuduzi, published by Tuku Music.
 
Bonnie Raitt: vocals, acoustic* and all slide guitar, keyboards on Spit ofLove, and I'm On Your Side
Mitchell Froom: keyboards (moog bass in Spit, my Mom's accordion on Fearless, additional keyboard on Blue For No Reason)
Pete Thomas: drums, percussion
Joey Spampinato: bass, background vocal on I Need Love and Round & Round
Steve Donnelly: rhythm guitar, background vocal on Round & Round
David Hidalgo: guitars, bass, background vocals on Cure for Love
James "Hutch" Hutchinson: bass on One Belief Away and I'm On Your Side
Terry Adams: keyboards and background vocal on I Need Love
Scott Thurston: keyboard on Blue For No Reason
Dillon O'Brian: background vocals on Fearless Love
Renee Geyer: background vocal on Spit of Love
Jeff Young: harmony vocal on One Belief Away
Mark Shark: harmony vocal on One Belief Away
Sir Harry Bowens: background vocal on The Fundamental Things
Tony Braunagel: tambourine on Blue For No Reason
 
Horns arranged by Bonnie Raitt
The Fundamental Things: Marty Grebb, tenor sax; Darrell Leonard, trumpet.
Lover's Will: Nick Lane, trombone, euphonium; Richard Braun, trumpet; Jimmy Roberts, sax; Marty Grebb, baritone sax.
One Belief Away: The Texacali Horns - Joe Sublett, tenro sax; Darrell Leonard, trumpet.
 
Recorded and Mixed by Tchad Blake at the Sunset Sound Factory,
Hollywood, CA 1997
Assistant Engineer S. Husky Hoskulds
Mastered by Bob Ludwig at Gateway Mastering, Portland, ME