Soul singer Barry White, known for his deep voice and sensual songs, provided the sexy interlude. The album is chock-full of special guests including Dr. John, Michael Brecker, Steve Gadd, Jerry Douglas, and Art and Cyril Neville. It was produced by Paul Simon along with Roy Halee, who worked on Simon & Garfunkel's Bridge Over Troubled Water
Simon, 26 years older than Brickell, taught her a lot about music during this time, but later, it was often the other way around. In 2021, when Songfacts asked if he gives her constructive criticism
, she replied: "No, but I give it to him, thank you very much."