‘The Diary of Alicia Keys’

‘The Diary of Alicia Keys’ feat. ‘You Don’t Know My Name’ is her second studio album released on December 2, 2003 by J Records.

Track Listing : 1.Harlem’S Nocturne (Alicia Keys) – 01:43 . 2.Karma (Kerry Brothers, Jr., Alicia Keys, Taneisha Smith) – 04:16 . 3.Heartburn (Alicia Keys, Tim Mosley, Walter Millsap Iii, Candice Nelson, Erika Rose) – 03:28 . 4.If I Was Your Woman/Walk On By (Gloria Jones, Clarence Mcmurray, Pam Sawyer, Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 03:06 . 5.You Don’T Know My Name (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Harold Lilly, J. R. Bailey, Mel Kent, Ken Williams) – 06:06 . 6.If I Ain’T Got You (Alicia Keys) – 03:48 . 7.Diary (Alicia Keys, Kerry Brothers) – 04:45 . 8.Dragon Days (Alicia Keys) – 04:36 . 9.Wake Up (Alicia Keys, Kerry Brothers) – 04:27 . 10.So Simple (Alicia Keys, Lillyandre Harris, Vidal Davis) – 03:49 . 11.When You Really Love Someone (Alicia Keys, Kerry Brothers) – 04:09 . 12.Feeling U, Feeling Me (Interlude) (Alicia Keys) – 02:07 . 13.Slow Down (Alicia Keys, L. Green, Erika Rose) – 04:18 . 14.Samsonite Man (Alicia Keys, Erika Rose) – 04:12 . 15.Nobody Not Really (Alicia Keys, Taneisha Smith) – 02:56

Musicians : Tony! Toni! Toné! – Vocals On (7) . Dwayne “D. Wigg” Wiggins – Sitar, Bass, Guitar, Vocals On (7) . Tim Christian Riley – Piano, Vocals On (7) . Lellow – Vocals On (10) . Elijah Baker – Bass . Pablo Batista – Percussion . Kerry “Krucial” Brothers – Drums, Digital Programming . Fred Cash, Jr. – Bass . Onree Gill – Hammond B3, Rhodes Piano . Sharief Hobley – Guitar . Paul John – Drums . Steve Jordan – Drums . Kumasi – Synthesizer . Hugh Mccracken – Guitar . Ricky Quinones – Guitar . Artie Reynolds – Bass . Steve “Styles” Rodriguez – Bass . Joe Romano – Horn . John “Jubu” Smith – Guitar . Arcell Vickers – Organ . David Watson – Horn, Saxophone, Flute . Willie Weeks – Bass . Carl “Rev” Wheeler – Wurlitzer, Organ . Artie White – Guitar . Darryl Dixon – Horn . Ronnie Drayton – Guitar . Sanford Allen – Concertmaster, Violin . Julien Barber – Viola . Richard Brice – Viola . Kurt Briggs – Violin . Robert Chausow – Viola . Ray Chew – String Conductor . Marisol Espada – Cello . Barry Finclair – Viola . Eileen Folson – Cello . Stanley Hunte – Violin . Melissa Meell – Cello . Avril Brown – Violin . Lori Miller – Violin . Gwendolyn Laster – Violin . Marion Pinheiro – Violin . Maxine Roach – Viola . Caryl Paisner – Cello . Dale Stuckenbruck – Violin . Peter Vanderwater – Viola . Alexander Vselensky – Violin . Xin Zhao – Violin . L. Green – Backing Vocals . Andricka Hall – Backing Vocals . John Legend – Backing Vocals . Harold Lilly – Backing Vocals . Cindy Mizelle – Backing Vocals . Jermaine Paul – Backing Vocals . Taneisha Smith – Backing Vocals . Denise Stoudmire – Backing Vocals . Erika Rose – Backing Vocals . Jessica Wilson – Backing Vocals . Katreese Barnes – Backing Vocals . Stockley Carmichael – Backing Vocals

Production : Produced By Alicia Keys, Kerry “Krucial” Brothers, Kanye West, Timbaland, Dre & Vidal, Easy Mo Bee, Dwayne “D. Wigg” Wiggins, Kumasi . Tony Black – Engineer, Mixing . Kerry “Krucial” Brothers – Engineer . Vincent Dilorenzo – Engineer . Alan Ford – Assistant Mixing . Dan Gautreau – Assistant Engineer . Isham Bradi – Assistant Mixing . Manny Marroquin – Mixing . Walter Millsap Iii – Engineer . Ann Mincieli – Engineer . Herb Powers, Jr. – Mastering . Rabeka Tuinei – Assistant Mixing . Pat Viala – Mixing

Package : Alli – Art Direction . Ayako – Make-Up . Chris Lebeau – Art Department Production . Warwick Saint – Photography . Nicole Tucker – Hair Stylist . Patti Wilson – Stylist

Recorded 2002–2003 At The Hit Factory, Kampo Studios, Krucialkeys Studios, Quad Recording Studios (New York City, New York); The Hit Factory Criteria (Miami, Florida); Plus Xxx (Paris, France).

Released On December 1, 2003 By J Records.

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The Guardian
Her album seems similarly straitened: there are a handful of great moments, where risks are taken and ground is broken, but too often it opts for the familiar and the bland. Listening to The Diary of Alicia Keys, you can’t help but wish she threw caution to the wind a little more often. […]

BBC
If you’re a fan of slow jams you will feel like a kid in a candy store, all angles of…From cosmic jazz to sensual salsa she has it covered. I for one am very glad that Alicia Keys has revealed the secrets of her diary. […]

Sputnikmusic.com
Although the album has flashes of greatness with some top-quality retro soul, overall it leaves an empty feeling – as though she’s capable of creating a masterpiece, but unwilling to put in the effort necessary to do so at this point in her career. […]

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