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Face to Face (Cissy Houston album)

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Released  March 26, 1996 (U.S.)
Face To Face (1996)  He Leadeth Me (1997)
Release date  1996
Length  60:47
Artist  Cissy Houston
Genre  Contemporary R&B
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Recorded  1995, 1996 (Hit Factory, NY & BKB Studio, NJ)
Label  House of Blues Music/BMG Music
Producers  Cissy Houston, Jimmy Vivino
Awards  Grammy Award for Best Traditional Gospel Album
Similar  Cissy Houston Collection, He Leadeth Me, Think It Over, Cissy Houston, I'll Take Care of You

Face To Face is the sixth studio album by American gospel/soul singer Cissy Houston, released in 1996 on the House of Blues Music distributed by BMG. The album features the spiritual anthem's "Amazing Grace" and "Go Where I Send Thee", as well as gospel version of Holland-Dozier's "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)". Houston co-arranged and co-produced the album, as well as writing six of the album's tracks. Her son, singer Gary Houston contributed backing vocals on the song "God Don't Ever Change".


Houston received a Grammy Award in 1997 for Best Traditional Gospel Album of 1996.

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Track listing



  • Arranged By – Jimmy Vivino (tracks: 1), Ouida Harding (tracks: 3, 12)
  • Arranged By, Producer, Vocals – Cissy Houston
  • Engineer, Mixed By, Producer – Joel Moss
  • Vocals – Gary Houston (tracks: 1)
  • Bass – Will Lee
  • Choir – Angelisa Guilford, Anita Jackson, Emma Davis, Gary Houston, Ingrid Arthur, Irma Harding, Kim Smith, LaTasha Spencer, Pamela Zimmerman, Patricia Houston, Ray Gordon, Raymond Kevin Alford, Robert E. Alston, Rochelle Foster, Sharon Thomas, Shirley Ullah, Stewart Ross, Tawanna Choice, Teresa Gattison, Vera Hubbard
  • Drums – Steve Jordan
  • Edited By, Mastered By – Ric Wilson
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Glen Marchese, Kevin Leonard, Kurt Lundvall, Rich Weingart, Tom Hardisty
  • Guitar – Jimmy Vivino
  • Organ – Leon Pendarvis, Rudy Copeland
  • Percussion – Steve Forman
  • Piano, Organ – Ouida Harding
  • Credits

  • Recorded at Hit Factory, NY & BKB Studio, NJ.
  • Songs

    1God Don't Ever Change3:22
    2The Lord Will Make a Way Somehow4:24
    3How Sweet It Is6:42


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