Track listing : 1.Back in the Day (Bobby Ross Avila, Chaka Khan, Terry Lewis) – 04:30 . 2.Foolish Fool (Ed Townsend) – 03:47 . 3.One for All Time (Bobby Ross Avila, Chaka Khan, Terry Lewis, Tony Maiden) – 04:45 . 4.Angel (Chaka Khan) – 04:27 . 5.Will You Love Me? (Bobby Ross Avila, Chaka Khan, Terry Lewis, Doug Rasheed) – 04:59 . 6.Castles Made of Sand (Jimi Hendrix) – 04:01 . 7.Disrespectful (Bobby Ross Avila, Mary J. Blige, Terry Lewis) – 04:46 . 8.Sign ‘O’ the Times (Prince) – 05:24 . 9.Pack’d My Bags/You Got the Love (Chaka Khan, Tony Maiden) – 05:55 . 10.Ladies’ Man (Joni Mitchell) – 03:52 . 11.You Belong to Me (Carly Simon) – 03:59 . 12.Hail to the Wrong (Bobby Ross Avila, Chaka Khan, Terry Lewis) – 03:43 . 13.Super Life (Chaka Khan, Ricky Rouse) – 07:33 .
Musicians : Chaka Khan – Vocals . Mary J. Blige – Vocals On (7) . Tony Maiden – Vocals On (9), Guitar, Vocals (Background) . Michael McDonald – Vocals On On (11) . Andrew Gouche – Bass . Jimmy Jam – Bass, Clavinet, Keyboards, Piano (Electric), Synthesizer . Bobby Ross Avila – Bass, Drums, Guitar, Harmonica, Keyboards, Producer, Talk Box . Issiah “IZ” Avila – Bass, Drum Programming, Drums, Percussion, Vocal Ad-Libs . Doc Powell – Guitar . Jesse Munro Johnson – Guitar . James “Big Jim” Wright – Keyboards, Vocal Ad-Libs, Vocals (Background) . Luis Conte – Percussion . Lauren Evans – Vocals (Background) . Indira Khan – Vocals (Background) . Antoinette Scruggs – Vocals (Background) .
Production Produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, James “Big Jim” Wright . Ian Cross – Engineer . Matt Marrin – Engineer, Mixing . Bernie Grundman – Mastering . Richard Furch – Mixing .
Package : Timothy Fielding – Cover Photo . Kwaku Alston – Photography . Chris Feldmann – Art Direction, Design . Erwin Gorostiza – Art Direction, Design . Charlene Roxborough – Stylist . Louticia Grier – Hair Stylist . Kiyah Wright – Hair Stylist . Eric Ferrell – Make-Up . Derrick Rutledge – Make-Up .
Recorded in 2007 at Atlantis Studios .
Released on September 25, 2007 by Burgundy.
A classic sounding album that her fans will love; Chaka’s back babyand don’t you… Decades after her peakand in fact 10 years since her last studio album, Chaka Khan is back, ready to belt out a whole host of new songs. She may sound as amazing as ever, but is Funk This really the album we’ve all been waiting for? […]
Khan’s vocal delivery, which is the only thing anyone listening to the album even cares about, is more resonant and versatile than it was on Classikhan. More surprising, she occasionally aims for introspection by swooping down into her husky contralto register. […]
Sometimes the path to re-discovery leads us back to where originally we began. Chaka Khan‘s Funk This album reminds us why we fell in love with her over 30 years ago. The reason is because she’s funky! […]