Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Wake Up Mr. West
Kanye West 2.5 0:41
2 Heard ’em Say
Kanye West feat. Adam Levine of Maroon 5 3.5 3:24
3 Touch the Sky
Kanye West feat. Lupe Fiasco 4 3:57
4 Gold Digger
Kanye West feat. Jamie Foxx 3 3:28
5 Skit #1
Kanye West 0:34
6 Drive Slow
Kanye West feat. Paul Wall & GLC 2.5 4:33
7 My Way Home
Kanye West feat. Common 1 1:44
8 Crack Music
Kanye West feat. Game 2 4:31
9 Roses
Kanye West 2 4:06
10 Bring Me Down
Kanye West feat. Brandy 2 3:19
11 Addiction
Kanye West 2.5 4:27
12 Skit #2
Kanye West 0:31
13 Diamonds From Sierra Leone (remix)
Kanye West feat. Jay‐Z 4 3:53
14 We Major
Kanye West feat. Nas & Really Doe 2 7:29
15 Skit #3
Kanye West 0:24
16 Hey Mama
Kanye West 3 5:05
17 Celebration
Kanye West 1 3:18
18 Skit #4
Kanye West 1:19
19 Gone
Kanye West feat. Consequence & Cam’Ron 2 6:03
20 Diamonds From Sierra Leone
Kanye West 3:59
21 Late
Kanye West 2 3:50

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Susan Chatman (tracks 10, 17, 19)
Daphne Chen (tracks 10, 17, 19)
Terry Glenny (tracks 10, 17, 19)
Marisa Kuney (tracks 10, 17, 19)
Victoria Lanier (tracks 10, 17, 19)
Alyssa Park (tracks 10, 17, 19)
Julie Rogers (violinist) (tracks 10, 17, 19)
Audrey Solomon (tracks 10, 17, 19)
Amy Wickman (tracks 10, 17, 19)
Eric Gorfain (tracks 10, 17, 19)
cello:
Matthew Cooker (tracks 10, 17, 19)
Richard Dodd (cellist) (tracks 10, 17, 19)
Armen Ksajikian (tracks 10, 17, 19)
Victor Lawrence (tracks 10, 17, 19)
bass guitar:
strings arranger:
Jon Brion (track 19)
viola:
Piotr Jandula (tracks 10, 17, 19)
David Sage (tracks 10, 17, 19)
Tom Tally (tracks 10, 17, 19)
Marda Todd (tracks 10, 17, 19)
drums:
Michel Gondry (tracks 13, 20)
double bass:
Denise Briese (tracks 10, 17)
Francis Senger (tracks 10, 17)
Jason Torreano (tracks 10, 17)
brass and strings arranger:
Jon Brion (tracks 10, 17)
keyboard:
Tom Craskey (tracks 13, 20)
Ervin Pope (tracks 9, 17)
turntable(s):
A‐Trak (track 4)
bass trombone:
Bruce Otto (tracks 10, 17)
trombone:
Steve Holtman (tracks 10, 17)
Andy Martin (Jazz Trombonist) (tracks 10, 17)
guitars:
Dave Tozer (tracks 13, 20)
French horn:
Richard Todd (tracks 10, 17)
Brad Warnaar (tracks 10, 17)
flugelhorn and trumpet:
Dan Fornero (tracks 10, 17)
Gary Grant (tracks 10, 17)
additional guest performer:
Paul Wall (track 6)
additional guest vocals:
Keyshia Cole (track 8)
Strings (US female rapper aka Tateeze) (track 11)
Charlie Wilson (R&B singer) (track 8)
additional vocals:
Tony Williams (Soul/R&B Singer/Writer) (tracks 2, 6, 8–9, 14)
Don C (A&R for G.O.O.D. Music) (track 4)
DeRay Davis (track 1)
John Legend (tracks 16–17)
Plain Pat (track 4)
additionally recorded by:
Tom Biller (LA-based engineer, producer & musician) (tracks 10, 19)
assistant engineer:
James Aurwarter (tracks 9–11)
Nate Connelly (tracks 2–4, 6, 9–10, 14)
Taylor Dow (tracks 2, 7, 16–17, 19)
Matt Green (mix engineer) (tracks 3–4, 8, 10, 16–17)
Mike Mo (tracks 2–4, 6, 10, 14)
Ryan Neuschafer (tracks 9–11)
Richard Reitz (tracks 3–4, 6, 8–11, 13–14, 16–17, 19–20)
Jared Robbins (tracks 13, 20)
composer:
Warryn Campbell (track 14)
Lonnie Rashid Lynn (US rapper) (track 7)
Cameron Giles (track 19)
DeVon Harris (tracks 13, 20)
Leonard Harris (track 6)
Adam Levine (Maroon 5's lead vocalist) (track 2)
Nasir Jones (US rapper) (track 14)
Paul Slayton (American rapper Paul Wall) (track 6)
Justin Smith (hip hop producer aka Just Blaze) (track 3)
Warren Trotter (track 14)
Kanye West (tracks 2–3, 6–11, 13–14, 16–17, 19–20)
Tony Williams (Soul/R&B Singer/Writer) (track 14)
guest performer:
Brandy (US R&B singer) (track 10)
Lonnie Rashid Lynn (US rapper) (track 7)
Consequence (US rapper) (track 19)
Lupe Fiasco (track 3)
Jamie Foxx (track 4)
GLC (US rapper) (track 6)
The Game (US rapper, also known simply as Game) (track 8)
Adam Levine (Maroon 5's lead vocalist) (track 2)
Nasir Jones (US rapper) (track 14)
mixer:
Craig Bauer (tracks 9–11)
Andrew Dawson (US mix engineer) (tracks 7–8, 16–17, 19)
Mike Dean (US "dirty south" hip-hop producer & mix engineer) (tracks 2–4, 6, 14)
Manny Marroquin (tracks 13, 20)
orchestrator:
Eric Gorfain (tracks 10, 17, 19)
performer:
Cam’ron (track 19)
Consequence (US rapper) (track 19)
Really Doe (track 14)
producer:
Jon Brion (tracks 2, 4, 8–11, 13–14, 16–17, 20)
Warryn Campbell (track 14)
Just Blaze (track 3)
Devo Springsteen (tracks 13, 20)
Kanye West (tracks 2, 4, 6–11, 13–14, 16–17, 19–20)
recorded by:
Andrew Dawson (US mix engineer) (tracks 2–4, 6–8, 16–17)
Tom Biller (LA-based engineer, producer & musician) (tracks 2, 4, 11, 13–14, 16–17, 20)
Anthony Kilhoffer (tracks 3–4, 6, 8–11, 13–14, 16–17, 19–20)
Brian Sumner (tracks 8–9)
writer:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 4)
Renald Richard (track 4)
Kanye West (track 4)
publisher:
Mijac Music (track 4)
remix of:
remixes:
Diamonds by Kanye West (track 20)
samples:
Action by Orange Kush (track 14)
Heavenly Dream by Kay-Gee's (track 17)
I Got a Woman by Ray Charles (track 4)
It's Too Late by Otis Redding (track 19)
Rosie by Bill Withers (track 9)
Wildflower by Hank Crawford (track 6)
is based on:
Diamonds Are Forever (main title theme) (tracks 13, 20)
later parody versions:
Bone Digger (track 4)
recording of:
Addiction (track 11)
Bring Me Down (track 10)
Celebration (track 17)
Crack Music (track 8)
Diamonds From Sierra Leone (tracks 13, 20)
Drive Slow (track 6)
Gold Digger (track 4)
Gone (track 19)
Heard 'em Say (track 2)
Hey Mama (track 16)
My Way Home (track 7)
Roses (track 9)
Touch the Sky (track 3)
We Major (track 14)
referred to in medleys:
Polkarama! (track 4)