Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Searching
1:51
2 The Fabulous Ones
3:02
3 Do This My Way
4:52
4 Deception
5:14
5 A to G
3 2:26
6 Cliff Hanger
6:23
7 Shallow Days
1 4:23
8 Ego Trip by Nikki Giovanni
1:47
9 You Didn't Know That Though
4:38
10 If I May
3:48
11 Dream Seasons
4:51
12 Trouble (Eve of Destruction)
4:31
13 Smithzonian Institute of Rhyme
4:27
14 As the World Turns
5:44
15 Reanimation
3:41
16 Beyonder
4:09
17 Making Progress
4 3:14
18 Sleep
3:56
19 Finding
1:52

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
DJ Shadow (track 6)
Chief Xcel (tracks 1–2, 5, 7–12, 16–17, 19)
Lyrics Born (track 3)
co-producer:
DJ Shadow (track 10)
composer:
Lateef Daumont (track 10)
Josh Davis (aka DJ Shadow) (track 6)
Nikki Giovanni (track 8)
Xavier Mosley (tracks 1–2, 5, 8–10, 12, 17, 19)
Tim Parker (US rapper, Gift of Gab from Blackalicious & Quannum MCs) (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 9–10, 12, 17, 19)
Tom Shimura (track 3)
guest turntable(s):
DJ Icewater (track 3)
DJ Quest (breakbeat DJ/producer Marcus Britnell) (track 12)
guest performer:
Lateef Daumont (track 13)
Nikki Giovanni (track 8)
guest vocals:
Erinn Anova (tracks 1, 8, 10, 19)
Lyrics Born (tracks 3, 10)
lyricist:
Nikki Giovanni (track 8)
Gift of Gab (US rapper Tim Parker of Blackalicious) (tracks 5, 17)
Lyrics Born (track 3)
performer:
Lateef the Truth Speaker (tracks 10, 14)
Erinn Anova (tracks 1, 8, 10)
Lyrics Born (track 3)
producer:
DJ Shadow (track 6)
Chief Xcel (tracks 1–5, 7–19)
Lyrics Born (track 3)
recorded by:
Chief Xcel (tracks 5, 17)
vocals:
Erinn Anova (tracks 1, 8, 10, 14, 19)
Gift of Gab (US rapper Tim Parker of Blackalicious) (tracks 1–3, 5–7, 9–12, 16–17, 19)
Lyrics Born (track 3)
writer:
Xavier Mosley (track 7)
Tim Parker (US rapper, Gift of Gab from Blackalicious & Quannum MCs) (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
Quannum Projects LLC (1999 –) (tracks 5, 17)
samples:
Burnin' Love by Black Grass (track 4)
Der blaue Planet by Karat (track 9)
Take My Emptiness by David Oliver (tracks 6, 17)
Wailin’ by OutKast (track 5)
Ya Mama by The Pharcyde (track 5)
recording of:
A to G (track 5)
Cliff Hanger (track 6)
Do This My Way (track 3)
Finding (track 19)
If I May (track 10)
Making Progress (track 17)
Searching (track 1)
Shallow Days (track 7)
The Fabulous Ones (track 2)