On March 4, 2016.

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On March 4, 2016, “Concord” label released “Emily’s D+Evolution”, the fifth Esperanza Spalding album. It was recorded in 2015, at “NRG Studios” in Hollywood; “The Magic Shop” and “HUMAN” in New York City, and was produced by Esperanza Spalding and Tony Visconti.

Personnel:

• Esperanza Spalding – writing, vocals, bass, lyrics, piano , bass synthesizer
• Matthew Stevens – guitar
• Karriem Riggins – drums, percussion
• Justin Tyson – drums
• Corey King – backing vocals, synthesizer, writing, trombone, keyboards
• Emily Elbert – backing vocals
• Nadia Washington – backing vocals
• Celeste Butler – backing vocals
• Fred Martin – backing vocals
• Katriz Trinidad – backing vocals
• Kimberly L. Cook-Ratliff – backing vocals
• Anthony Newley – writing
• Leslie Bricusse – writing
• Tony Visconti – mixing
• Kyle Hoffman – engineering
• Tim Price – engineering
• Erin Tonkon – assistant engineering
• Kyle McAulay – assistant engineering
• Martin Cooke – assistant engineering
• Nicolas Fournier – assistant engineering
• Rich Costey – mixing
• Mario Borgatta – assistant mixing

  • Lawrence Azzerad – graphic design
  • Holly Andres – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Esperanza Spalding, except where noted.

  1. Good Lava
  2. Unconditional Love
  3. Judas
  4. Earth to Heaven
  5. One
  6. Rest in Pleasure
  7. Ebony and Ivy
  8. Noble Nobles – Esperanza Spalding, Corey King
  9. Farewell Dolly
  10. Elevate or operate
  11. Funk the Fear
  12. I Want It Now – Anthony Newley, Leslie Bricusse

 

 

 

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