Annotation

UK/international version with bonus track "Try Again", listed on the rear cover.

Annotation last modified on 2009-02-12 07:32 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 We Need a Resolution Aaliyah feat. Timbaland 4.5 4:03
2 Loose Rap Aaliyah feat. Static 3:50
3 Rock the Boat Aaliyah 3 4:35
4 More Than a Woman Aaliyah 3 3:50
5 Never No More Aaliyah 3:58
6 I Care 4 U Aaliyah 4:34
7 Extra Smooth Aaliyah 3:55
8 Read Between the Lines Aaliyah 4:20
9 U Got Nerve Aaliyah 3:43
10 I Refuse Aaliyah 5:57
11 It's Whatever Aaliyah 5 4:08
12 I Can Be Aaliyah 2:59
13 Those Were the Days Aaliyah 3:24
14 What If Aaliyah 4:20
15 Try Again Aaliyah 3.75 4:44

Credits

CD 1

strings:
The Black Orchestra (performed with Aaliyah) (track 5)
guitar:
Sean Cruse (track 12)
keyboard:
Renzo Pryor (track 5)
saxophone [horns]:
Ron Blake (Saxophone) (track 8)
additional writer:
Homer Banks (track 6)
Carl Hampton (track 6)
assistant engineer:
Chandler Bridges (track 3)
Steve Penny (track 1)
assistant mixer:
Jonathan Adler (tracks 7–8)
Chandler Bridges (tracks 2–3, 9)
Michelle Lynn-Forbes (tracks 5, 12)
Tim Olmstead (track 11)
Steve Penny (track 15)
Michael Zainer (track 4)
Pat Sajack (tracks 10, 14)
assistant recording engineer:
Steve Penny (track 4)
Pat Sajack (tracks 10, 14)
composer:
Durrell Babbs (tracks 12, 14)
Stephen Anderson (US rap producer Stephen Anderson) (tracks 5, 8, 12)
Benjamin Bush (US Rapper; "Black" from Playa) (track 9)
Jeffrey Walker (production, real name Jeffrey Walker) (tracks 10, 14)
Eric Seats (tracks 2–3, 7, 9, 11, 13)
Rapture Stewart (American producer & songwriter) (tracks 2–3, 7, 9, 11, 13)
Timothy Mosley (tracks 1, 4, 6, 15)
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott (American rapper, singer, dancer & record producer) (track 6)
Static (US rapper, songwriter & producer, aka Static) (tracks 1–5, 7–8, 10–11, 13, 15)
engineer:
Senator Jimmy D (engineer) (track 15)
instruments:
Jeffrey Walker (production, real name Jeffrey Walker) (tracks 10, 14)
Eric Seats (tracks 2–3, 7, 9, 11, 13)
Rapture Stewart (American producer & songwriter) (tracks 2–3, 7, 9, 11, 13)
lyricist:
Benjamin Bush (US Rapper; "Black" from Playa) (track 9)
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott (American rapper, singer, dancer & record producer) (track 6)
Static (US rapper, songwriter & producer, aka Static) (tracks 1–5, 7–8, 10–11, 13, 15)
"Tank" (American R&B/hip hop singer and producer Durrell Babbs) (tracks 11, 14)
mixer:
Stephen Anderson (US rap producer Stephen Anderson) (tracks 5, 8, 12)
Timothy Mosley (tracks 1, 4, 6, 15)
Ben Garrison (tracks 2–3, 7–9, 11)
Richard Segal-Huredia (tracks 5, 12)
Senator Jimmy D (engineer) (tracks 1, 4, 6, 15)
Scott Wolfe (Burma Jam) (tracks 10, 14)
other vocals [rap [ad-libs]]:
Timothy Mosley (track 15)
other vocals [Rap]:
Timothy Mosley (track 1)
producer:
Stephen Anderson (US rap producer Stephen Anderson) (tracks 5, 8, 12)
Jeffrey Walker (production, real name Jeffrey Walker) (tracks 10, 14)
Eric Seats (tracks 2–3, 7, 9, 11, 13)
Rapture Stewart (American producer & songwriter) (tracks 2–3, 7, 9, 11, 13)
Timothy Mosley (tracks 1, 3–4, 6, 15)
programming:
Jeffrey Walker (production, real name Jeffrey Walker) (tracks 10, 14)
recording engineer:
Michael Conrader (tracks 2, 5, 8–9)
Senator Jimmy D (engineer) (tracks 1, 4, 6, 15)
Acar Keys (tracks 2–3, 7, 11, 13)
Scott Wolfe (Burma Jam) (tracks 10, 12, 14)
vocals:
Static (US rapper, songwriter & producer, aka Static) (track 2)
writer:
Benjamin Bush (US Rapper; "Black" from Playa) (track 9)
Eric Seats (track 9)
Rapture Stewart (American producer & songwriter) (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
Blackground Records (fka Blackground Entertainment, renamed since 2000) (1996) (track 15)
Blackground Records, LLC (2000) (track 15)
Blackground Records, LLC (2001) (tracks 1–14)
Blackground Records, LLC (2002) (track 3)
Blackground Records, LLC (2003) (tracks 1, 3–4, 6)
publisher:
Black Fountain Music (tracks 1, 3–4)
E Beats Music (track 3)
EMI April Music Inc. (tracks 3–4, 15)
Herbalicious Music (tracks 1, 3–4, 15)
Herbilicious Music (tracks 1, 3–4)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 6)
Virginia Beach Music (tracks 1, 4, 6)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 1, 3–4, 6)
Warner Chappell Music (tracks 4, 6, 15)
Warner/Chappell (tracks 1, 3–4)
mixed at:
Westlake Recording Studios (founded as Westlake Audio in the early 1970s) in West Hollywood, California, United States (track 1)
recorded at:
Magic Mix Studios (track 6)
Westlake Recording Studios (founded as Westlake Audio in the early 1970s) in West Hollywood, California, United States (track 1)
mash-ups:
Hands Out and Try Again (Aaliyah vs. Busta Rhymes) (part of "Hang All DJ’s, Volume 3" DJ mix) by Soulwax (track 15)
sampled by:
Float by Zomby (track 3)
In McDonalds by Burial (track 10)
Is There More (explicit) by Drake (track 4)
Oh No by Girl Talk (track 15)
Try Again by Electric Company (track 15)
samples:
recording of:
Extra Smooth (track 7)
I Can Be (track 12)
I Care 4 U (track 6)
I Refuse (track 10)
It's Whatever (track 11)
Loose Rap (track 2)
More Than a Woman (track 4)
Never No More (track 5)
Rock the Boat (track 3)
Those Were the Days (track 13)
Try Again (track 15)
U Got Nerve (track 9)
What If (track 14)

Release

executive producer:Aaliyah (American singer Aaliyah Dana Haughton)
Barry Hankerson (American record producer)
Jomo Hankerson
mastering:Bernie Grundman
art direction:Warren Fu
photography:Jeff Dunas (American photographer)
David LaChapelle (Photography, Video)
Jonathan Mannion
Albert Watson (Scottish photographer)
copyrighted by:Blackground Records, LLC (2001)
manufactured by:EMI Uden (manufacturer)
rights society:bel (Bureau Européen des Licences)
BIEM (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries)
ASIN:UK: B00005LW1Y [info]
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/438074 [info]