On December 16, 2017.

On December 16, 2017, “Concord” label released “Exposure”, the sixth Esperanza Spalding studio album. It was recorded in September 2017, at “NRG Recording Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Esperanza Spalding, Ray Angry, Matthew Stevens, Justin Tyson, and Rob Schwimmer.

Personnel:

  • Esperanza Spalding – vocals, acoustic bass, electric bass, kalimba
  • Robert Glasper – piano
  • Lalah Hathaway – vocals
  • Rob Schwimmer – continuum
  • Tivona Miller – backing vocals
  • Starr Busby – backing vocals
  • Andrew Bird – vocals, violin
  • Ray Angry – keyboard
  • Matthew Stevens – guitar
  • Justin Tyson – drums
  • Fernando Lodeiro – recording, mixing
  • Zach Brown – recording
  • Paul Blakemore – mastering
  • Rich Costey – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Esperanza Spalding except where noted.

Exposure

  1. Swimming Toward the Black Dot
  2. Public Trance It
  3. Heaven in Pennies – Robert Glasper, Esperanza Spalding
  4. Colonial Fire
  5. Coming to Life – Lalah Hathaway, Esperanza Spalding
  6. Geriment
  7. I Am Telling You
  8. The Way You Got the Love – Andrew Bird, Esperanza Spalding
  9. I Do
  10. Double Jointed Canyon – Justin Tyson, Matthew Stevens, Esperanza Spalding

Undeveloped (Pre-Exposure Practice)

  1. Helluva
  2. Tangerine
  3. Word Jungle
  4. Chelsea Mercy
  5. Work of Art
  6. Winning Machines
  7. Trouble
  8. 4th Grade
  9. Whisper
  10. Fittest

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