I want to thank my manager and friend, Bill Waite, and to my assistant, Nori Weech, Dan Olson, Mick Angus, Joel Peresman (and everyone at ITG), Greg Mortensen, Herb Karlitz, Carol Blum, Marc Fleisher, Denise Kinner, and everyone at Virgin Songs.
Special thanks to everyone at Capitol Records for believing in me and my music.
To my producers: Carl Sturken, Even Rogers, David Gamson, Ric Wake, all the writers and collaborators, and to my “Vibe Miester,” Tony LaMans, thanks so much for your dedication and hard work.
Thanks to my band: Ron Reinhardt, Jon Clark, Oneida James, Jenny Douglas-McRae, David Salinas, Christopher Marchand, as well as Rory Kaplan and Jeffrey B. Suttties. Also to Vince Patterson, Phay Macmahon, Jack Valencia, Jim Byron, Frank Foster with Atari Corp., Hybrid Arts Roland, and those who worked hard on the Soldier of Love Tour, as well as Pat, Chris, Terri, Julie and everyone with the Network.
I also wish to thank Al, (the Mayor of “The Loft”), Matt, Ed, and everyone at the Loft Recording Studio; to the Bronxville Police Department for the parking tickets; Phil, Margarette and everyone at Pete’s for keeping us fed; and my good friend Rob Dias; and to Sik-Nik (“Ritnaskowole”).
My sincere appreciation to everyone at radio, retail and the press for accepting a change.
Most of all, thanks to my wife and children, and to my parents, brothers and sister, I love you. This is for you.
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