The Way It Is (Bruce Hornsby album)


The Way It Is (Bruce Hornsby album)

Infobox Album
Name = The Way It Is
Type = Studio
Artist = Bruce Hornsby (Bruce Hornsby and the Range)


Released = August 1 1986
Recorded =
Genre = Rock
Length = 43:12
Label = RCA Records
Producer = Paul Atkinson, Huey Lewis
Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|4.5|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:1gde4jj70wat link]
Last album =
This album = "The Way It Is" (1986)
Next album = "Scenes From The Southside" (1988)

"The Way It Is" is Bruce Hornsby and the Range's first album, released in 1986.

Led by hit title track "The Way It Is", the album went on to achieve multi-platinum status, and helped the group to win the Grammy Award for Best New Artist. Other hits from the album include "Mandolin Rain" and "Every Little Kiss". Fellow musician Huey Lewis is also featured on the album, lending his harmonica and vocal talents to the track, "Down The Road Tonight". Lewis also helped to produce that song, as well as "The Long Race" and "The River Runs Low".

Track listing

All songs written by Bruce Hornsby and John Hornsby, except as noted
# "On the Western Skyline" – 4:42
# "Every Little Kiss" – 5:48 (Bruce Hornsby)
# "Mandolin Rain" – 5:19
# "The Long Race" – 4:25
# "The Way It Is" – 4:58 (Bruce Hornsby)
# "Down the Road Tonight" – 4:26
# "The Wild Frontier" – 4:04
# "The River Runs Low" – 4:27
# "The Red Plains" – 5:03

Personnel

* Bruce Hornsbyvocals, piano, synthesizer, hammered dulcimer, accordion
* David Mansfieldguitar, mandolin, violin
* George Marinelli - acoustic guitar, vocals
* Joe Puertabass, vocals
* John Molodrums, percussion

Additional personnel

* Huey Lewisharmonica
*John Gilutin, Sean Hopper: Additional Keyboards

*Produced By Bruce Hornsby, Huey Lewis & Elliot Scheiner
*Mixed & Engineered By Jim Gaines, Eddie King & Elliot Scheiner
*Executive Producer: Paul Atkinson

Charts

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