Joss Stone’s ‘Colour Me Free!’

Joss Stone’s ‘Colour Me Free!’ is her fourth studio album released on October 20, 2009 by Virgin.

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Track Listing : 1.Free Me (Joss Stone, Jonathan Shorten, Conner Reeves, Kenya Baker) – 03:53 . 2.Could Have Been You (Joss Stone, Jonathan Shorten, Conner Reeves) – 04:52 . 3.Parallel Lines (Joss Stone, Jonathan Shorten, Conner Reeves) – 04:26 . 4.Lady (Joss Stone, Jonathan Shorten, Conner Reeves) – 04:22 . 5.4 And 20 (Joss Stone, Jonathan Shorten, Conner Reeves) – 05:06 . 6.Big Ol’ Game (Joss Stone, Raphael Saadiq) – 04:30 . 7.Governmentalist (Joss Stone, Jonathan Shorten, Conner Reeves, Neville Malcolm, Hayley Carline, Nas) – 05:42 . 8.Incredible (Joss Stone, Jonathan Shorten, Colin Hickson, Paddy Milner, Pete Cherry, Nikolaij Joel, Michael Bowes, Richie Stevens) – 02:46 . 9.You Got The Love (Arnecia Michelle Harris, Anthony B. Stephens) – 03:35 . 10.I Believe It To My Soul (Ray Charles) – 04:29 . 11.Stalemate (Jamie Hartman, Camilla Boler, Joss Stone) – 04:18 . 12.Girlfriend On Demand (Joss Stone, Dan Mackenzie) – 04:30

Musicians : Joss Stone – Vocals; Backing Vocals On (3 – 4 -5) . Jeff Beck – Vocals On (3) . Sheila E. – Vocals On (3) . Nas – Rap On (7) . Jonathan Shorten – Piano On (2); Clavinet On (3); Wurlitzer On (4); Hammond On (5 – 7) . Raphael Saadiq – Bass On (2); Producer – Vocals – Backing Vocals – Bass – Drums – Guitar – Percussion On (6) . Jamie Hartman – 12-String Guitar – Synth Strings – Rhodes On (11) . Rob Bacon – Guitar Solo On (7) . Kenya Baker – Guitar On (1–5 – 9); Additional Guitar On (6) . Nikolaij Joel – Guitar On (8) . Russell Malone – Guitar On (10) . Luke Potashnik – Guitar On (11) . Steve Gadd – Drums On (10) . Michael Bowes – Percussion On (8) . Karl Brazil – Drums – Percussion On (11) . Lemar Carter – Drums On (1–5 – 9) . Darren Abraham – Backing Vocals – Percussion On (7) . Paul Sternhagen – Percussion On (12) . Stanton Moore – Drums On (1) . Richie Stevens – Backing Vocals On (7); Drums On (7 – 8) . Bobby Ozuna – Percussion On (1 – 4); Additional Percussion On (3) . Pete Cherry – Bass On (8) . Marc “Makani” Cyril – Backing Vocals – Bass On (7) . Pete Iannacone – Bass On (1–4 – 9) . Neville Malcolm – Upright Bass On (5); Backing Vocals; Guitar On (7) . Malcolm Moore – Bass On (11) . Christian Mcbride – Bass On (10) . Mike Velerio – Contrabass On (12) . Sacha Skarbek – Rhodes On (11) . Gil Goldstein – Rhodes On (10) . Kris Houston – Piano On (11) . Christian Lohr – Hammond On (2 -3 – 4 – 9); Keyboards On (2 – 3); Piano On (4 – 5) . Paddy Miller – Keyboards On (8) . Abel Pabon – Piano On (9) . Ricky Pederson – Hammond On (10) . James Poyser – Piano On (12) . Charles Pillow – Bass Clarinet On (10) . Winston Rollins – Trombone On (1 – 2 -3 – 4) . David Sanborn – Alto Saxophone On (10) . Charlie Happiness – Sitar – Bass Harmonica On (1) . Keyon Harold – Trumpet On (10) . Hollie Farris – Trumpet On (1 – 2 -3 – 4 – 5 – 9) . Lew Soloff – Trumpet On (10) . Jeff Watkins – Saxophone On (1 – 2 -3 – 4 – 9) . Stephanie O’Keefe – Horn On (12) . Phil Yao – Horn On (12) . John Yoakum – Oboe – English Horn On (12) . Patricia Cloud – Flute – Alto Flute On (12) . Mike Davis – Tenor Trombone On (10) . Howard Johnson – Baritone Saxophone On (10) . Dan Kelley – Horn On (12) . Tony Kofi – Saxophone On (8) . Lou Marini – Tenor Saxophone On (10) . Robert Berg – Viola On (12) . Sally Berman – Violin On (12) . Robert Brosseau – Violin On (12) . Sam Formicola – Viola On (12) . Armen Garabedian – Violin On (12) . Agnes Gottschewski – Violin On (12) . Lynn Grants – Viola On (12) . Maurice Grants – Cello On (12) . Vahe Hayrikian – Cello On (12) . Amy Hershberger – Violin On (12) . Joe Ketendjian – Violin On (12 . Miguel Martinez – Cello On (12) . Karolina Naziemiec – Viola On (12) . Anatoly Rosinsky – Violin On (12) . Elizabeth Wilson – Violin On (12) . Liane Mautner – Violin On (12) . Paul Baker – Harp On (12) . Drew Dembowski – Contrabass On (12) . Paul Riser – The Paul Riser Orchestra Conductor On (12) . Conner Reeves – Backing Vocals On (4 – 5) . Latonya Shorter – Backing Vocals On (9) . Steven Grier – Beatbox On (4) . Antonia Jenae – Backing Vocals On (6) . Charles Jones – Backing Vocals On (3 – 8) . Ellison Kendrick – Backing Vocals On (3 – 6 – 8 – 9) . Mellissa Larochelle – Backing Vocals On (9) . Artia Lockett – Backing Vocals On (6 – 9) . Paula Mitchell – Backing Vocals On (5)

Production : Produced By Joss Stone, Jamie Hartman, Dan Mackenzie, Phil Ramone, Conner Reeves, Raphael Saadiq, Jonathan Shorten, Sacha Skarbek . Bojan Dugic – Engineer . Ainsley Adams – Assistant Engineer . Alan Branch – Assistant Engineer . Gerry Brown – String Engineer . Chuck Brungardt – Mixing, Engineer . Tom Coyne – Mastering . Sir Mychael Davison – Assistant Engineer . Joe Ferla – Engineer, Mixing . Dyre Gormsen – Engineer . Iain Hill – Assistant Engineer . Jonathan Joseph – Engineer . Marlon Marcel – Assistant Engineer . Ryan Moys – Assistant Engineer . Jerry Smith – Engineer . Paul Suarez – Assistant Engineer . James Tanksley – Additional Engineer . Jeremy Wheatley – Mixing . Kenya Baker – Engineer . Pete Ibsen – Engineer

Package :

Recorded 2008 At Blakeslee Recording Company (North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States); Electric Lady Studios, Legacy Studios (New York City, New York, United States); Kensaltown Studios, Maida Vale Studios, Titan Studios (London, England); Mama Stone’S (Wellington, Somerset, England).

Released On October 20, 2009 By Virgin.

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NYDailyNews.com
Let’s not get too carried away with all the praise. Stone still has a ways to go before she can call herself a fully-grown soul singer. But at least she no longer sounds like a freshman student, enraptured by the masters. She seems more like a graduate student. […]

SAHAR’S REVIEWS
Arts are meant to inspireand this album, given a close listen, does just that. Putting a unique spin on many recurring emotions and topics, it encourages listeners to look at them in a different light so that perhaps they will be inspired to act in a different way to finally be able to make a change. […]

exclaim.ca
Never mind, the same problem that has haunted Stone since her 2003 debut (the all covers The Soul Sessions, which is still her best effort to date) remains: a lack of strong original material to match her often-stunning voice. […]

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