Jill Scott releases her fourth album : ‘The Light of the Sun’ (2011)

Jill Scott’s ‘The Light of the Sun’ is the fourth (her first release after a four-year hiatus) studio album released on June 21, 2011 by Blue Babe.

Track Listing : 1.Blessed (Jill Scott, Vidal Davisandre Harris) – 03:26 . 2.So In Love (Jill Scott, Anthony Hamilton, Lee Hutson Jr., Kelvin Wooten) – 04:35 . 3.Shame (Jill Scott, Lee Hutson Jr., Eve Jeffers) – 03:32 . 4.All Cried Out Redux (Jill Scott, Lee Hutson Jr., Barry Moody) – 02:57 . 5.Le Boom Vent Suite (Jill Scott, Adam Blackstone, Randy Bowland, George Spanky Mccurdy, Eric Wortham) – 09:00 . 6.So Gone (What My Mind Says) (Jill Scott, Lee Hutson Jr., Jairus Mozee, Slayton, Paris Strother) – 04:39 . 7.Hear My Call (Jill Scott, Lee Hutson Jr.) – 03:48 . 8.Some Other Time (Jill Scott, Karl Jenkins, Khari Mateen) – 02:18 . 9.Quick (Jill Scott, Warryn Campbell) – 01:49 . 10.Making You Wait (Jill Scott, Lee Hutson Jr.) – 04:08 . 11.Until Then (I Imagine) (Jill Scott, Warryn Campbell) – 03:41 . 12.Missing You (Jill Scott, Lee Hutson Jr., Jairus Mozee, Rickey Pageot) – 04:11 . 13.When I Wake Up (Jill Scott, Adam Blackstone, Randy Bowland, Robinson, Eric Wortham) – 04:13 . 14.Womanifesto (Jill Scott) – 02:03 . 15.Rolling Hills (Jill Scott, Adam Blackstone, Randy Bowland, George Spanky Mccurdy, Eric Wortham) – 04:47


Steven Gomillion

Musicians : Jill Scott – Vocals, . Kelvin Wooten – Bass, Drum Programming, Guitar, Keyboards, Piano . Eric Wortham – Keyboards . Adam Blackstone – Bass, Electric Bass, Keyboards . Randy Bowland – 7-String Electric Guitar, Guitar . Larry Gold – String Conductor . J.R. Hutson – Background Vocals, Keyboards, Scratching . George Spanky Mccurdy – Drums . Jairus Mozee – Bass, Guitar . Rickey Pageot – Keyboards . John Roberts – Drums, Horn . James Darrell Robinson – Drums . Paris Strother – Keyboards . Luis Eric – Horn . Donald Hayes – Horn . Jennie Lorenzo – Cello . Peter Nocella – Viola . Luigi Mazzocchi – Violin . Michelle Bishop – Violin . Emma Kummrow – Violin . Charles Parker – Violin . V Roane – Background Vocals . The A Group – Background Vocals . Yameen Allworld – Background Vocals . Aaron Draper – Background Vocals, Percussion . Corte Ellis – Background Vocals . Ayana Webb – Background Vocals

Production : Produced By Jill Scott, Jr Hutson, Dre & Vidal, Warryn Campbell . Nathaniel Alford – Engineer . Bruce Buechner – Engineer . Jeff Chestek – String Engineer . Sean Cooper – Sound Design . Andre Harris – Engineer . Bernie Grundman – Mastering . Brandon Kilgour – Engineer . Bruce Irvine – Engineer . Glen Marchese – Engineer, Mixing . Vanessa Parr – Engineer . James Chul Rim – Engineer . Montez Roberts – Engineer . Phillip Logann Scott Iii – Engineer . Sean Tallman – Engineer . Dave Pensado – Mixing . Phil Tan – Mixing

Package : Jill Scott – Art Direction . Courtney Walter – Design . Steven Gomillion asterisques RVM – Photography . Robert Greene – Make-Up . Dennis Leupold – Photography . Susan Moses – Stylist . Lacy Redway – Hair Stylist

Recorded 2010 – 2011.

Released On June 21, 2011 By Blue Babe.

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BBC
At times The Light of the Sun veers towards self-indulgenceand some of its ideas are not fully followed through. On the whole, however, it is a rather lovely, emotional album that provides a beguiling snapshot of the current life of Jill Scott. […]

NPR
Scott’s words aren’t wastefuland she doesn’t sound like the type to cry in public. She’s honest and heartfelt, but she also comes off as a better version of a regular woman. I’ve seen a sold-out arena crowd hang on her every word and shout encouragement from the cheap seats […]

Paste Magazine
So it is with Jill Scott. Eyes wide open, legs shut until the power of her womanhood is earned. Better than Sex In the City, this is sensuality from a woman whose love deserves to be won, expertly turned over a sampler of modern black music. Surrender to her, then let the layers envelope you. […]

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