Entertainment Weekly - 11/19/93, p.90
"...[Color Me Badd] show they are no longer afraid to get their boots scuffed by stepping in a little funk now and then..." - Rating: A-
Q - 2/94, p.924 Stars
- Excellent - "...It's taken 20 years, but here at last is the sound that should have evolved after Stax and Motown lost the plot...."
Vibe - 12/93-1/94, p.164
"...judging from TIME AND CHANCE...[Color Me Badd] have enough charm and vision to elevate themselves to a higher ground..."
Color Me Badd: Bryan Abrams, Sam Watters, Kevin Thornton, Mark Calderon (vocals).
Additional personnel includes: Ossie Davis (spoken vocals), Geoffrey Williams, Dee Dee James, Michael Thompson, Dean Brown (guitars), Andrea Stern (harp), Kenneth Holman (saxophone), Mike Mossman, Ron Tooly (trumpets), Raymond Harris (trombone), David Foster (keyboards), George Fitz (Hammond B-3), Amir Bayyan (synthesizer, guitar, bass), Hamza Lee (keyboards, programming, background vocals), Jimmy Jam (keyboards), Terry Lewis (bass, percussion), Sam Simms (bass), Stokley (drums), Earl Yowel, Tre Balfour (percussion), Howard Tee, Simon Franglen (programming).
String personnel: Hanley Daws, Daria Tedeschi, John Kennedy, Michael Sobieski, Tom Kornacker, Caroline Daws (violins), Sabina Thatcher, Michael Adams (violas), Daryl Skobba, Sarah Lewis, Dan Watters (cellos).
Background vocalists: Adil Bayyan, Al Farmer, Ibrahim Duarte, Mike Fossenkemper.
Producers: DJ Pooh, Color Me Badd, Hamza Lee, Howie Tee, Mark Murray, Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, David Foster.
Engineers: Vittorio Zammarano, Kendall Stubbs, Steve Peck, Mike Fossenkemper, John Potoker, Frank Garfi, Mike Bona, Steve Hodge, David Reitzas, Kennan Keating.
Contains samples from "My Philosophy" (as performed by Boogie Down Productions) and "Crazy For You" (as performed by Prince).
On their second album Color Me Badd still sounds superb, but they could have used a couple of songs half as strong as "I Wanna Sex U Up" to make Time and Chance memorable. ~ All Music Guide