Cameo: Larry Blackmon (vocals, drums, percussion, bass); Tomi Jenkins, Stephen Moore, Kurt Jeter, Wayne Cooper (vocals); Charlie Singleton, Anthony Lockett (guitar, vocals); Eric Durham (guitar); Arnett Leftenant (tenor saxophone, background vocals); Nathan Leftenant (trumpet, background vocals); Jeryl Bright (trombone, background vocals); Thomas "T.C." Campbell (piano, Fender Rhodes, Moog, Prophet); Gregory Johnson (Fender Rhodes, Moog, background vocals); Aaron Mills (bass, background vocals); William Revis, Gary Dow (bass).
Compilation producer: Harry Weinger.
Includes liner notes by Tom Terrell.
Digitally remastered by Suha Gur (Polygram Studios).
This is part of the Mercury Funk Essentials Series.
The Ballads Collection rounds up 12 of Cameo's best romantic numbers, including "Sparkle" and two versions of "Why Have I Lost You," making the ideal choice for listeners who only want the group's seductive material. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine