Alicia Keys’ ‘Unplugged’

Alicia Keys’ ‘Unplugged’ is her first live (recorded by MTV) album released on October 7, 2005.

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Track Listing : 1.Intro Alicia’S Prayer (Traditional) – 01:11 . 2.Karma (Kerry Brothers, Jr., Alicia Keys, Taneisha Smith) – 02:10 . 3.Heartburn (Alicia Keys, Tim Mosley, Walter Millsap Iii, Candice Nelson, Erika Rose) – 03:03 . 4.A Woman’S Worth (Alicia Keys, Erika Rose, Ernie Isley, Christopher Jasper, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley, Marvin Isley, O’Kelly Isley, Jr.) – 03:30 . 5.Unbreakable (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Harold Lilly, Garry Glenn) – 04:34 . 6.How Come You Don’T Call Me (Prince) – 05:23 . 7.If I Was Your Woman (Gloria Jones, Clarence Mcmurray, Pam Sawyer) – 04:04 . 8.If I Ain’T Got You (Alicia Keys) – 04:06 . 9.Every Little Bit Hurts (Ed Cobb) – 04:01 . 10.Streets Of New York (City Life) (Alicia Keys, Smith, Eric Barrier, Nasir Jones, Chris Martin, William Griffin) – 07:35 . 11.Wild Horses (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) – 06:04 . 12.Diary (Alicia Keys, Brothers, Jr.) – 05:53 . 13.You Don’T Know My Name (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Harold Lilly, James Ralph Bailey, Melvin Kent, Ken Williams) – 03:35 . 14.Stolen Moments (Alicia Keys, Brothers Jr., Lamont Green, Wah Wah Watson) – 05:14 . 15.Fallin’ (Alicia Keys) – 05:10 . 16.Love It Or Leave It Alone/Welcome To Jamrock (Lorenzo Dechalus, Derek Murphy, Charles Davis, Kirk Khaleel, Joseph Williams, Damian Marley, Stephen Marley, Ini Kamoze) – 06:42

Musicians : Alicia Keys – Piano, Vocals . Common – Vocals On (16) . Adam Levine – Vocals On (11) . Mos Def – Vocals On (16) . Damian “Junior Gong” Marley – Vocals On (16) . Onree Gill – Keyboards . Steve Mostyn – Bass . Paul Alexandre John – Drums . Joe Romano – Flugelhorn, Trumpet . David Watson – Flute, Saxophone . Arthur White – Guitar . Pablo Batista – Percussion . Jeff Dieterie – Trombone . Eileen Folson – Cello . Mariana Green Hill – Violin . Gwen Laster – Violin . Sarah Devine – Vocals (Background) . Anaysha Figueroa – Vocals (Background) . Jerimiah “Jermaine” Paul – Vocals (Background) . Denise Stoudmire – Vocals (Background)

Production : Produced By Alicia Keys, Peter Edge, Alex Coletti . Ann Mincieli – Assistant Engineer . Jared Robbins – Assistant Engineer . Stewart Janet White – Assistant Engineer . John Mark Harris – Engineer . Manny Marroquin – Mixing . Herb Powers – Mastering

Package : Alli Biggs – Art Direction . Kim Biggs – Art Direction . Ken Schles – Photography Ray Chew – String Arrangements

Recorded On July 4, 2005 At The Brooklyn Academy Of Music In Brooklyn, New York City.

Released On October 7, 2005 By J Records.

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Slant Magazine
It’s a talent that, perhaps, comes with time and experience, even for an artist so matured in other areas. It’s in this way that Keys’s—and Unplugged‘s—biggest flaw gets the big glaring spotlight. […]

Sputnikmusic.com
The transition from Goodbye to Butterflyz is nothing short of beautiful. Nothing and no one is perfect but Unplugged is as close as you can get. Live singing where no instrument over powers the other or the singer. Regardless of what she sings or how it is sung, its always genuine and sincere. […]

common sense media
Her Brooklyn-accented speaking voice is charming and real as she introduces the songs and makes a genuine effort to connect with her audience. […]

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