Warm and Tender (Olivia Newton-John album)

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Warm and Tender
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Studio album by Olivia Newton-John
Released September 1989
Recorded 1988
Genre Children's
Length 41:27
Label Geffen Records
Producer John Farrar
Olivia Newton-John chronology
The Rumour
(1988)The Rumour1988
Warm and Tender
(1988)
Back to Basics: The Essential Collection 1971–1992
(1992)Back to Basics: The Essential Collection 1971–19921992
Singles from Warm and Tender
  1. "Reach Out for Me"
    Released: 1990
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[1]

Warm and Tender is an album of children's lullabies released by Olivia Newton-John in September 1989. After being absent on Newton-John's last album The Rumour, producer John Farrar returned for this album.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Jenny Rebecca" (Carol Hall) – 3:46
  2. "Rocking" (Traditional, lyrics by Percy Dearmer) – 3:05
  3. "Way You Look Tonight" (Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields) – 2:59
  4. "Lullaby My Lovely" (German lullaby) – 1:16
  5. "You'll Never Walk Alone" (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II) – 2:49
  6. "Sleep My Princess" (Mozart's Cradle Song) – 1:08
  7. "The Flower That Shattered the Stone" (John Denver, Joe Henry, John Jarvis) – 3:22
  8. "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" (Traditional) – 0:55
  9. "Warm and Tender" (Newton-John, Farrar) – 3:21
  10. "Rock-A-Bye Baby" (Public domain) – 0:42
  11. "Over the Rainbow" (Harold Arlen, E. Y. Harburg) – 3:26
  12. "Twelfth of Never" (Paul Francis Webster, Jerry Livingston) – 4:23
  13. "All the Pretty Little Horses" (Traditional) – 1:10
  14. "When You Wish Upon a Star" (Ned Washington, Leigh Harline) – 3:22
  15. "Brahms' Lullaby (Intro)" (Brahms) - "Reach Out For Me" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - "Brahms Lullaby (Reprise)" – 5:55

Personnel[edit]

  • Olivia Newton-John – vocals, arrangements (2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15)
Musicians

The Victorian Philharmonic Orchestra:

  • Leader – Rudolf Osadnik
  • Harp – Julie Rains
  • Flute – Vernon Hill
  • Oboe – Vicki Philipson
  • Cor anglais – Stephen Robinson
  • Percussion – Alex Pertout and Robert Clarke
  • Piano and keyboards – Joe Chindamo
  • Bass – Ben Robertson
  • Guitar – Don Stevenson
  • Programming – Adrian Scott
  • Contractor – Ron Layton
Other musicians
  • "Warm and Tender" – All instruments by Brian Mann and John Farrar
  • "Reach Out for Me" – All instruments by Brian Mann and John Farrar; Synclavier by Sean Callery
  • "The Flower That Shattered the Stone" – Synthesizers by Brian Mann; Synclavier by Sean Callery
Production
  • Producer – John Farrar
  • Engineering – Allan Sides
  • Additional engineering – Ian McKenzie
  • Assistant engineer – Eric Rudd
  • Recorded at the Melbourne Concert Hall and Metropolis Audio (Melbourne, Australia); Ocean Way Recording (Los Angeles, CA).
  • Mixed by Allen Sides at Ocean Way Recording.
  • Mastered by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering (Hollywood, CA).
  • Album art direction – Gabrielle Raumberger
  • Album logo and design – Larry Vigon Studio
  • Front cover photography – Alberto Tolot
  • Dust sleeve photography – Nancy Manning

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Viglione, Joe. Warm and Tender at AllMusic