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Liner Notes - Nine Lives

Nine Lives 
Original release: 1986
Remastered re-release: October 9, 2001 
Produced by Bill Payne and George Massenburg
 
1. No Way To Treat A Lady
2. Runnin' Back To Me
3. Who But A Fool (Thief Into Paradise)
4. Crime Of Passion
5. All Day, All Night
6. Stand Up To The Night
7. Excited
8. Freezin' (For A Little Human Love)
9. True Love Is Hard To Find
10. Angel
 
No Way To Treat A Lady - 3:52
(Bryan Adams, Jim Vallance)
Drums - John Robinson
Bass - Nathan East
Guitar - Dean Parks, Michael Landau (solo) Acoustic piano & Keyboards - Bill Payne Backing vocals - Rosemary Butler, Max Carl
 
Runnin' Back To Me - 4:16
(Karla Bonoff / Ira Ingber)
Drums - John Robinson
Bass - Neil Stubenhaus
Guitar - Dean Parks, Ira Ingber, Bonnie Raitt, Michael Landau Keyboards - Bill Payne Horns - Tower of Power Horn Section*** Saxophone - Richard Elliot Horns arranged by Greg Adams
 
Who But a Fool (Thief Into Paradise) - 4:23 (Nan O'Byrne / Tom Snow) Drums - Russ Kunkel Bass - Nathan East Guitar - Charles Ferrin Slide guitar - Bonnie Raitt Keyboards - Bill Payne Percussion - Lenny Castro Horns - Tower of Power Horn Section* Saxophone - Richard Elliot Backing vocals - Bonnie Raitt, Rosemary Butler, Max Carl, Ivan Neville, Earl Smith Horns arranged by Greg Adams
 
Crime of Passion - 4:19
(Danny Ironstone, Mary Unobsky)
Drums - Carlos Vega
Bass - Leland Sklar
Guitar - Dean Parks, Michael Landau
Keyboards - Bill Payne
Percussion - Lenny Castro
Backing vocals - Bonnie Raitt, Rosemary Butler, Max Carl
 
All Day, All Night - 4:01
(Ivan Neville, Hutch Hutchinson, Ronald Jones) Drums - Carlos Vega Bass - Neil Stubenhaus Guitar - Dean Parks, Michael Landau (solo) Backing vocals - Ivan Neville, Rosemary Butler, Max Carl
 
Stand Up to the Night** - 4:42
(Will Jennings, J.A.C. Redford, Richard Kerr) Guitars and linn drum program - David Kitay Keyboards - J.A.C. Redford, Richard "Koz" Kosinski Additional keyboards - Guy Moon Backing vocals - Rosemary Butler, Max Carl
 
Excited* - 3:11
(Jerry Williams)
Saxophone - David Woodford
Drums - Ian Wallace
Guitars - Johnny Lee Schell
Keyboards - Ian "Mac" McLagan
Bass - Ray Ohara
Backing vocals: Blondie Chaplin, Steve Ross, Bonnie Raitt
 
Freezin' (For a Little Love)* - 4:52
(Michael Smotherman)
Drums and linn drum - Ian Wallace
Guitar - Johnny Lee Schell
Keyboards - Ian "Mac" McLagan
Bass - Ray Ohara
 
True Love is Hard to Find* - 4:35
(Toots Hibbert)
Drums - Ian Wallace
Guitar - Johnny Lee Schell
Acoustic Guitar - Bonnie Raitt
Keyboards - Ian "Mac" McLagan
Bass - Ray Ohara
Backing vocals - Blondie Chapman, Bonnie Raitt, Johnny Lee Schell with special guest appearance by Sippie Wallace
 
Angel* - 4:02
(Eric Kaz)
Drums - Ian Wallace
Guitar - Johnny Lee Schell
Slide Guitar - Bonnie Raitt
Keyboards - Ian "Mac" McLagan
Acoustic piano - Eric Kaz
Backing vocals - Christine McVie, Blondie Chaplin, Steve Ross, Todd Sharp
 
Percussion on the Rob Fraboni tracks by Ian Wallace, Johnny Lee Schell, Rob Fraboni, Ray Ohara
 
Produced by Bill Payne and George Massenburg with Russ Kunkel on "Who But A Fool (Thief Into Paradise)"
 
Mixed and Engineered by George Massenburg Assistant Engineers: Sharon Rice and Billy Youdleman Recorded and Mixed at The Complex, West Los Angeles, Spring, 1986 Digitally recorded on the Mitsubishi X-850 32-track Special thanks to Dough Buttleman and Yamaha International Corp.
Production Coordinator - Ivy Skoff
Max Carl appears courtesy of MCA Records
 
*Produced by Rob Fraboni
Engineered by Terry Becker and Rob Fraboni Additional  Engineering - John Volaitis **Produced by Steve Tyrell for Tyrell-Mann Productions for the Atlantic Film, EXTREMITIES Engineered by David Kitay Recorded at Tyrell-Mann Studio, Los Angeles, 1986 Mixed by David Tickle at Ocean Way Studio, Hollywood
 
***Tower of Power Horn Section is: Greg Adams - trumpet, flugelhorn; Emilio Castillo - tenor saxophone; Richard Elliot - tenor and alto saxophone; Stephen Kupka - baritone saxophone; Lee Thornburg - trumpet,  trombone, flugelhorn.