My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (deluxe edition, explicit)

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Tracklist

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Digital Media 1
#TitleArtistRatingLength
1Dark Fantasy
recording engineer:
Andrew Dawson (US mix engineer), Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer) and Anthony Kilhoffer
additional producer:
Jeff Bhasker and Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer)
producer:
No ID (producer), The RZA (US rapper / producer) and Kanye West
assistant mixer:
Gaylord Holomalia, Phil Joly and Christian Mochizuki
mixer:
Andrew Dawson (US mix engineer) and Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer)
cello:
Chris “Hitchcock” Chorney
cello and keyboard:
Jeff Bhasker
cello and piano:
Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer)
additional vocals:
Amber Rose (American model, recording artist, actress and socialite) and Teyana Taylor
background vocals:
Nicki Minaj and Justin Vernon
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Roc‐A‐Fella Records, LLC (in 2010)
samples:
In High Places by Mike Oldfield
recording of:
Dark Fantasy
writer:
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis), Jeff Bhasker, Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer), Malik Jones, No I.D. (producer), Mike Oldfield, Robert Diggs (US rapper / producer) and Kanye West
Kanye West4.254:41
2Gorgeous
recording engineer:
Andrew Dawson (US mix engineer), Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer), Noah Goldstein, Phil Joly, Anthony Kilhoffer and Christian Mochizuki
drum machine and keyboard programming:
Brent Kolatalo
producer:
Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer), No ID (producer) and Kanye West
assistant mixer:
Pete Bischoff, Phil Joly and Christian Mochizuki
mixer:
Anthony Kilhoffer
bass guitar, guitar and organ:
Ken Lewis (recording engineer and mixer)
cello:
Chris “Hitchcock” Chorney
solo guitar:
Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer)
background vocals:
Tony Williams (soul/R&B singer/writer)
guest vocals:
Kid Cudi and Raekwon (US rapper, Wu-Tang Clan)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Roc‐A‐Fella Records, LLC (in 2010)
recording of:
Gorgeous
writer:
Gene Clark (US singer-songwriter; founder of The Byrds), Clifford Smith (of the Wu-Tang Clan), Corey Woods (US rapper, Wu-Tang Clan), Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer), Malik Jones, Roger McGuinn, No I.D. (producer), Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi and Kanye West
Kanye West feat. Kid Cudi & Raekwon3.35:58
3Power
recording engineer:
Andrew Dawson (US mix engineer), Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer) and Anthony Kilhoffer
engineer:
Brent Kolatalo and Ken Lewis (recording engineer and mixer)
additional producer:
Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Dawson (US mix engineer) and Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer)
producer:
S1 (producer Larry Griffin, aka S1) and Kanye West
assistant mixer:
Erik Madrid and Christian Plata
mixer:
Manny Marroquin
bass, guitar and keyboard:
Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer)
cello:
Chris “Hitchcock” Chorney
handclaps:
Ian Allen (Negativland), Wilson Christopher, Uri Djemal and Chris Soper
keyboard:
Jeff Bhasker
additional vocals:
Dwele
other vocals:
Alvin Fields and Ken Lewis (recording engineer and mixer)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Roc‐A‐Fella Records, LLC (in 2010)
samples:
21st Century Schizoid Man (including Mirrors) by King Crimson
part of:
TheNeedleDrop: Top 100 Songs of the 2010s (number: 27)
recording of:
Power
writer:
Andwele Gardner, Boris Bergman, François Bernheim, Jeff Bhasker, Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer), Jean-Pierre Lang, Larry D. Griffin Jr. (producer Larry Griffin, aka S1), Ken Lewis (recording engineer and mixer) and Kanye West
Kanye West4.34:52
4All of the Lights (interlude)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Roc‐A‐Fella Records, LLC (in 2010)
recording of:
All of the Lights (interlude)
writer:
Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer) and Kanye West
publisher:
EMI Blackwood Music Inc., Papa George Music, Please Gimme My Publishing Inc. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) and Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label)
Kanye West3.651:02
5All of the Lights
recording engineer:
Andrew Dawson (US mix engineer), Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer), Noah Goldstein, Anthony Kilhoffer and Marcos Tovar (engineer) (lead vocals)
assistant engineer:
Pete Bischoff, Phil Joly and Christian Mochizuki
engineer:
Brent Kolatalo
co-producer:
Jeff Bhasker
producer:
Tommy Danvers and Kanye West
mixer:
Anthony Kilhoffer
brass and woodwind:
Danny Flam, Tony Gorruso and Ken Lewis (recording engineer and mixer)
cello:
Chris “Hitchcock” Chorney and Rosie Danvers
flute:
Chloe Vincent
French horn:
Tim Anderson (horn player), Richard Ashton and Tom Rumsby (horn player)
keyboard:
Jeff Bhasker and Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer)
piano:
Elton John (English singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer)
trombone:
Mark Frost and Philip Judge
trumpet:
Simon Finch, Andy Gathercole and Mike Lovatt
viola:
Rachel Robson (violist)
violin:
Jenny Sacha and Kotono Sato (Japanese violinist)
additional vocals:
Drake (Canadian actor/rapper), Fergie (former member of Black Eyed Peas), Alvin Fields, Elly Jackson, Elton John (English singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer), Alicia Keys, Kid Cudi, John Legend, Ryan Leslie (US songwriter, producer), Ken Lewis (recording engineer and mixer), Rihanna (Barbadian R&B/pop singer), The‐Dream (US singer, songwriter & RnB producer Terius Youngdell Nash), Tony Williams (soul/R&B singer/writer) and Charlie Wilson (R&B singer)
conductor:
Rosie Danvers
cello arranger:
Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer)
horn arranger:
Ken Lewis (recording engineer and mixer)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Roc‐A‐Fella Records, LLC (in 2010)
recording of:
All of the Lights
orchestrator:
Rosie Danvers
writer:
Jeff Bhasker, Fergie (former member of Black Eyed Peas), Kid Cudi, Malik Jones, The‐Dream (US singer, songwriter & RnB producer Terius Youngdell Nash), Warren Trotter and Kanye West
publisher:
BMG Gold Songs, Elsie’s Baby Boy, EMI Blackwood Music Inc., Headphone Junkie Publishing LLC, Jabriel Iz Myne, Please Gimme My Publishing Inc. (publisher; do NOT use as release label), Songs of Kobalt Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Songs LLC, Universal Music Corporation (France), Warner Bros., Inc. (Warner Bros. Music Division) and Way Above Music
Kanye West3.65:00
6Monster
recording engineer:
Andrew Dawson (US mix engineer), Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer) and Anthony Kilhoffer
additional producer:
Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer) and Plain Pat
producer:
Kanye West
assistant mixer:
Pete Bischoff, Gaylord Holomalia and Christian Mochizuki
mixer:
Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer)
piano:
Jeff Bhasker
background vocals:
Justin Vernon
guest vocals:
JAY‐Z (US rapper), Nicki Minaj and Rick Ross (US rapper)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Roc‐A‐Fella Records, LLC (in 2010)
part of:
Stereogum: The 200 Best Songs of the 2010s (number: 28) and Pitchfork: The 200 Best Songs of the 2010s (number: 38)
recording of:
Monster
writer:
Jeff Bhasker, Onika Maraj, Patrick Reynolds, Shawn Carter (US rapper), Justin Vernon, Kanye West and William Leonard Roberts II (US rapper)
Kanye West feat. Jay‐Z, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj & Bon Iver3.96:19
7So Appalled
recording engineer:
Pete Bischoff, Andrew Dawson (US mix engineer), Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer), Noah Goldstein and Anthony Kilhoffer
co-producer:
Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer)
producer:
No ID (producer) and Kanye West
assistant mixer:
Pete Bischoff, Gaylord Holomalia and Christian Mochizuki
mixer:
Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer)
cello:
Chris “Hitchcock” Chorney
keyboard:
Jeff Bhasker and Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer)
guest vocals:
Cyhi the Prynce, JAY‐Z (US rapper), Pusha T, RZA (US rapper / producer) and Swizz Beatz (US hip hop producer)
cello arranger:
Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Roc‐A‐Fella Records, LLC (in 2010)
samples:
You Are – I Am by Manfred Mann’s Earth Band
recording of:
So Appalled
writer:
Cydel Young, Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer), Kasseem Mike Dean (US hip hop producer), Manfred Mann (the person), No I.D. (producer), Robert Diggs, Jr. (US rapper / producer), Shawn Carter (US rapper), Terrence Thornton (member of The Clipse, performs as Pusha T) and Kanye West
Kanye West feat. Jay‐Z, Pusha T, Prynce Cy Hi, Swizz Beatz & RZA46:38
8Devil in a New Dress
recording engineer:
Andrew Dawson (US mix engineer), Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer), Noah Goldstein and Anthony Kilhoffer
additional producer:
Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer)
producer:
Bink!
assistant mixer:
Pete Bischoff, Gaylord Holomalia and Christian Mochizuki
mixer:
Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer)
bass, guitar and piano:
Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer)
guest vocals:
Rick Ross (US rapper)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Roc‐A‐Fella Records, LLC (in 2010)
samples:
Will You Love Me Tomorrow? by Smokey Robinson
recording of:
Devil in a New Dress
writer:
Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer), Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Malik Jones, Roosevelt Harrell III, Kanye West and William Leonard Roberts II (US rapper)
Kanye West feat. Rick Ross3.85:52
9Runaway
assistant recording engineer:
Christian Mochizuki
recording engineer:
Andrew Dawson (US mix engineer), Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer) and Anthony Kilhoffer
co-producer:
Jeff Bhasker, Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer) and Emile Haynie (hip hop producer, aka "Emile")
producer:
Kanye West
assistant mixer:
Cary Clark
mixer:
Anthony Kilhoffer
cello:
Chris “Hitchcock” Chorney
keyboard:
Jeff Bhasker
additional vocals:
The‐Dream (US singer, songwriter & RnB producer Terius Youngdell Nash)
background vocals:
Tony Williams (soul/R&B singer/writer)
guest vocals:
Pusha T
was directed by:
Hype Williams (music video director)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Roc‐A‐Fella Records, LLC (in 2010)
samples:
Expo 83 by The Backyard Heavies
part of:
Rolling Stone: The 100 Best Songs of the 2010s (number: 6), Stereogum: The 200 Best Songs of the 2010s (number: 15), Pitchfork: The 200 Best Songs of the 2010s (number: 18) and The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: 2021 edition (number: 25)
recording of:
Runaway
writer:
Jeff Bhasker, J. Branch, Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer), Emile Haynie (hip hop producer, aka "Emile"), Malik Jones, Terrence Thornton (member of The Clipse, performs as Pusha T) and Kanye West
Kanye West feat. Pusha T49:08
10Hell of a Life
recording engineer:
Andrew Dawson (US mix engineer), Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer), Noah Goldstein and Anthony Kilhoffer
drum machine programming:
Anthony Kilhoffer
co-producer:
Mike Caren (US hip hop producer), Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer) and No ID (producer)
producer:
Kanye West
assistant mixer:
Pete Bischoff, Gaylord Holomalia and Christian Mochizuki
mixer:
Andrew Dawson (US mix engineer), Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer) and Anthony Kilhoffer
keyboard:
Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer)
additional vocals:
Teyana Taylor and The‐Dream (US singer, songwriter & RnB producer Terius Youngdell Nash)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Roc‐A‐Fella Records, LLC (in 2010)
samples:
She's My Baby by The Mojo Men and Stud-Spider by Tony Joe White
recording of:
Hell of a Life
writer:
Geezer Butler, Mike Caren (US hip hop producer), Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer), Tony Iommi, John Michael Osbourne, No I.D. (producer), Sylvester Stewart, Bill Ward, Kanye West and Tony Joe White
Kanye West3.555:28
11Blame Game
recording engineer:
Andrew Dawson (US mix engineer), Ryan Gilligan, Noah Goldstein and Phil Joly
additional producer:
Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer)
producer:
DJ Frank E (Justin Franks) and Kanye West
mixer:
Andrew Dawson (US mix engineer), Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer) and Anthony Kilhoffer
bass and piano:
Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer)
additional vocals:
Salma Kenas and Chris Rock
guest vocals:
John Legend
cello arranger:
Chris “Hitchcock” Chorney
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Roc‐A‐Fella Records, LLC (in 2010)
recording of:
Blame Game
writer:
Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer), Richard D. James (British electronic musician), John Stephens, Justin Franks (Justin Franks), Khloe Mitchell and Kanye West
Kanye West feat. John Legend4.357:50
12Lost in the World
recording engineer:
Andrew Dawson (US mix engineer), Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer), Noah Goldstein and Anthony Kilhoffer
additional drum machine programming:
Anthony Kilhoffer
drum machine programming:
Ken Lewis (recording engineer and mixer)
engineer:
Brent Kolatalo
co-producer:
Jeff Bhasker
producer:
Kanye West
assistant mixer:
Pete Bischoff, Alex Graupera and Christian Mochizuki
mixer:
Anthony Kilhoffer
keyboard:
Jeff Bhasker
additional vocals:
Kay Fox, Elly Jackson, Alicia Keys, Justin Vernon, Tony Williams (soul/R&B singer/writer) and Charlie Wilson (R&B singer)
other vocals:
Alvin Fields and Ken Lewis (recording engineer and mixer)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Roc‐A‐Fella Records, LLC (in 2010)
samples:
Comment #1 by Gil Scott‐Heron, Think (About It) by Lyn Collins and Woods by Bon Iver
recording of:
Lost in the World
writer:
Jeff Bhasker, James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”), Manu Dibango, Gil Scott‐Heron, Justin Vernon and Kanye West
Kanye West feat. Bon Iver4.154:17
13Who Will Survive in America
recording engineer:
Andrew Dawson (US mix engineer), Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer), Noah Goldstein and Anthony Kilhoffer
additional drum machine programming:
Anthony Kilhoffer
drum machine programming:
Ken Lewis (recording engineer and mixer)
engineer:
Brent Kolatalo
co-producer:
Jeff Bhasker
producer:
Kanye West
assistant mixer:
Pete Bischoff, Alex Graupera and Christian Mochizuki
mixer:
Anthony Kilhoffer
keyboard:
Jeff Bhasker
additional vocals:
Kay Fox, Elly Jackson, Alicia Keys, Justin Vernon, Tony Williams (soul/R&B singer/writer) and Charlie Wilson (R&B singer)
other vocals:
Alvin Fields and Ken Lewis (recording engineer and mixer)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Roc‐A‐Fella Records, LLC (in 2010)
samples:
Comment #1 by Gil Scott‐Heron
recording of:
Who Will Survive in America
writer:
Jeff Bhasker, Gil Scott‐Heron and Kanye West
Kanye West4.151:38
Digital Media 2
#TitleArtistRatingLength
1See Me Now
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Roc‐A‐Fella Records, LLC (in 2010)
recording of:
See Me Now
Kanye West feat. Beyoncé, Charlie Wilson & Big Sean26:04
2Runaway (film) (album version)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Roc‐A‐Fella Records, LLC (in 2010)
recording of:
Runaway
writer:
Jeff Bhasker, J. Branch, Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer), Emile Haynie (hip hop producer, aka "Emile"), Malik Jones, Terrence Thornton (member of The Clipse, performs as Pusha T) and Kanye West
Kanye West34:29

Credits

Release

phonographic copyright (℗) by:UMG Recordings, Inc. (operational headquarters of Universal Music Group, based in Santa Monica, USA; read annotations) (in 2010)
purchase for download:https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/id403837134 [info] (ended)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/id1440621197 [info]
stream for free:https://www.deezer.com/album/707965 [info]

Release Group

artist & repertoire support:Leesa D. Brunson
Don C (A&R for G.O.O.D. Music)
Terese Joseph
Patrick Reynolds
associated singles/EPs:All of the Lights by Kanye West feat. Rihanna
Devil in a New Dress
Monster by Kanye West feat. Jay‐Z, Rick Ross, Bon Iver & Nicki Minaj
Power
Runaway by Kanye West feat. Pusha T
part of:Billboard: The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s (number: 1) (order: 1)
Rolling Stone: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s (number: 1) (order: 1)
The A.V. Club: The 50 best albums of the 2010s (number: 1) (order: 1)
Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s (number: 2) (order: 2)
Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s (number: 3) (order: 3)
Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s (number: 4) (order: 4)
NME’s Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s (number: 12) (order: 12)
Grammy Award: Best Rap Album nominees (number: 2012 winner) (order: 17)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2020 edition (number: 17) (order: 17)
Vice: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s (number: 20) (order: 20)
TheNeedleDrop: Top 50 Albums of 2010 (number: 41) (order: 41)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2012 edition (number: 353) (order: 353)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/master/288153 [info]
reviews:https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/reviews/jngw [info]
other databases:https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/kanye_west/my_beautiful_dark_twisted_fantasy/ [info]
https://www.offiziellecharts.de/album-details-136248 [info]
Allmusic:https://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0002022752 [info]
Wikidata:Q547624 [info]