Repeat Offender

Repeat Offender

Infobox Album
Name = Repeat Offender
Type = Album
Artist = Richard Marx


Released = May 1989
Recorded = A&M Studios, Capitol Studios, Lion Share, Cherokee Studios, Sunset Sound Studios
Genre = Rock
Length = 49:16
Label = Capitol Records
Producer = Richard Marx & David Cole
Reviews =
*Allmusic Rating|4|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:zy508qftbtq4 link]
*Rolling Stone Rating|2|5 [http://www.rollingstone.com/artists/richardmarx/albums/album/258307/review/5944024/repeat_offender link]
Last album = "Richard Marx
(1987)
This album = "Repeat Offender"
(1989)
Next album = "Rush Street"
(1991)

"Repeat Offender" is the second album by singer/songwriter Richard Marx. Released in mid-1989, it went on to sell over four million copies due to three singles in the Billboard Top Five charts including two #1 hit songs: "Satisfied" and "Right Here Waiting".

History

After touring for 14 months on his first album, Marx returned to the studio with a number of songs that had been written while on the road. The album was recorded with well-known L.A.-area studio musicians and would go on to become even more successful than his debut record.

Track listing

#"Nothin' You Can Do About It" (Richard Marx) - 4:44
#"Satisfied" (Marx) - 4:14
#"Angelia" (Marx) - 5:17
#"Too Late to Say Goodbye" (Marx, Fee Waybill) - 4:52
#"Right Here Waiting" (Marx) - 4:24
#"Heart on the Line" (Marx, Bruce Gaitsch) - 4:43
#"Real World" (Marx) - 4:14
#"If You Don't Want My Love" (Marx, Waybill) - 4:07
#"That Was Lulu" (Marx, Dean Pitchford) - 3:44
#"Wait for the Sunrise" (Marx) - 4:15
#"Children of the Night" (Marx) - 4:44

ingles

The following singles were released from the album, with the highest charting positions listed.

Album credits

Personnel

*Richard Marx - vocals
*Mike Baird - drums on "Nothin' You Can Do About It", "Satisfied"
*Prairie Prince - drums on "Angelia", "Too Late to Say Goodbye", "Heart on the Line", "Children of the Night"
* John Keane - drums on "Real World", "Wait for the Sunrise"
* John Robinson - drums on "If You Don't Want My Love"
* Mike Derosier - drums on "That Was Lulu"
* John Pierce - bass on "Nothin' You Can Do About It"
* Randy Jackson - bass on "Satisfied", "Heart on the Line", "If You Don't Want My Love", "Children of the Night"
* Jim Cliff - bass on "Angelia", "Too Late to Say Goodbye", "Real World", "That Was Lulu", "Wait for the Sunrise"
* Steve Lukather - guitars on "Nothin' You Can Do About It"
* Michael Landau - guitars on "Satisfied", "Angelia", "Too Late to Say Goodbye", "Heart on the Line", "Real World", "Wait for the Sunrise", "Children of the Night"
* Bruce Gaitsch - guitars on "Satisfied", "Angelia", "Too Late to Say Goodbye", "Right Here Waiting", "Heart on the Line", "If You Don't Want My Love"
* Jon Walmsley - guitars on "Real World", "That Was Lulu"
* Paul Warren - guitars on "Real World", "That Was Lulu", "Wait for the Sunrise"
* Michael Omartian - piano on "Nothin' You Can Do About It", "Real World", "Children of the Night"
* Bill Champlin - Hammond B3 organ on "Nothin' You Can Do About It", "Real World", "If You Don't Want My Love", "That Was Lulu"
* Bill Payne - B3 organ on "Satisfied"
* Jeffery Vanston - keyboards on "Satisfied", "Angelia", "Too Late to Say Goodbye", "Right Here Waiting", "If You Don't Want My Love", "Wait for the Sunrise", "Children of the Night"
* Bill Cuomo - keyboards on "Wait for the Sunrise"
* Paulinho Da Costa - percussion on "Satisfied", "If You Don't Want My Love", "Children of the Night"
* Marc Russo - saxophone on "Angelia", "Heart on the Line", "Children of the Night"
* Dave Koz - saxophone on "Real World", "That Was Lulu"
* Larry Williams - saxophone on "Children of the Night"
* Tom Scott - saxophone on "Children of the Night"
* Jerry Hey - trumpet on "Children of the Night"
* Gary Grant - trumpet on "Children of the Night"

Background Vocals

*Bill Champlin
*Bobby Kimball
*Cynthia Rhodes
*Fee Waybill
*Tommy Funderburk
*Larry Gatlin
*Steve Gatlin
*Rudy Gatlin
*Terry Williams
*Ruth Marx
*Shelley Cole
*Don Shelton
*Gene Miller
*Kevin Cronin
*Richard Marx

Production

*Producer: Richard Marx, David Cole
*Arrangements: Richard Marx, Steve Lukather, Jeffery Vanston, Bruce Gaitsch
*Engineer & Mixer: David Cole
*Assistant Engineer: Peter Doell
*Art Direction - Henry Marquez
*Design - DZN, The Design Group
*Photography: E.J. Camp

Guest Stars

*Bill Champlin
*Kevin Cronin
*Larry Gatlin
*Rudy Gatlin
*Steve Gatlin
*Bobby Kimball
*Dave Koz
*Steve Lukather
*Cynthia Rhodes
*Fee Waybill

Chart performance

Album certifications

*U.S. Certification: 4x Platinum (4,000,000 as of Apr. 1999) by RIAA.

succession box
before = "Batman (soundtrack)" by Prince
title = "Billboard" 200 number-one album
years = September 2 - September 8 1989
after = "Hangin' Tough" by New Kids on the Block
succession box
before = "The Premiere Collection"
by Andrew Lloyd Webber
title = Australian ARIA Albums Chart number-one album
years = September 11 - October 29 1989
after = "Warragul" by John Williamson

Miscellaneous

*The Japanese version of the album contained a bonus track, "Wild Life"

*Album was dedicated to Gabrielle de Martino


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