WITH MY LOVER BESIDE ME is a collection of poems by Johnny Mercer joined with music composed by Barry Manilow.
Personnel includes: Nancy Wilson, Barry Manilow (vocals).
A superbly arranged, produced, and mastered session from a wonderful vocalist. Wilson's singing, delivery, and tone are enticing and sensual throughout, even when the songs threaten to get overly sentimental or just sappy. Although the album was aimed at the adult contemporary audience, Wilson never coasted through any number, and this was about as polished and effective as this kind of session could get. ~ Ron Wynn