Help Yourself was released in August 1991 on Atlantic Records in the US and on Virgin Records in the UK.
The single, ‘Saltwater’ was a hit in Australia where it topped the charts for six weeks. It also reached number 6 in the UK charts.
Produced by Bob Ezrin, the album was recorded at Amigo Studios and The Enterprise and mixed at The Enterprise by James Guthrie.
Julian Lennon: vocals, guitars, keyboards, mandolin, percussion, bass & drum programming
Scott Humphrey: keyboards, computer and synth programming
Steven Hunter: guitars
John McCurry: guitars
Justin Clayton: guitars
Louis Moline: Drums
Matt Bissonette: bass
Bob Ezrin: keyboards, percussion & programming
Bobbye Hall: percussion
Allan Schwartzberg: additional drums
Paul Buchanan: Duet on “Other Side of Town”
Background Vocalists: Paul Winger, Peter Fletcher, Scott Humphrey, Julian Lennon, Bob Ezrin, Carmen Twillie, Clydene Jackson-Edwards, Maxine Anderson, Bobette Jamison-Harrison, Clarise Wilkins, Kim Edwards-Brown, San Fernando Valley Girl Scout Troop 592, Olivia D’Abo, Mark Spiro
Photography by Mark Hanauer / Art Direction and Design: Ph.D