Joss Stone’s “LP1” is her fifth studio (co-written and co-produced with Dave Stewart) album released on July 21, 2011,
Track listing : 1.Newborn (Joss Stone, David A. Stewart, Wendy Joseph) – 03:43 . 2.Karma (Joss Stone, David A. Stewart, Martina McBride, Brad Warren, Brett Warren) – 03:54 . 3.Don’t Start Lying to Me Now (Joss Stone, Chris Stapleton, Melissa Peirce) – 04:08 . 4.Last One to Know (Joss Stone, David A. Stewart) – 04:52 . 5.Drive All Night (Joss Stone, Eg White) – 05:07 . 6.Cry Myself to Sleep (Joss Stone, David A. Stewart) – 03:51 . 7.Somehow (Joss Stone, David A. Stewart) – 03:04 . 8.Landlord (Joss Stone, David A. Stewart) – 03:57 . 9.Boat Yard (Joss Stone) – 05:02 . 10.Take Good Care (Joss Stone, Paul Conroy) – 02:29 .
Musicians : Joss Stone – Vocals . Dave Stewart – Guitar . Michael Rhodes – Bass . Chad Cromwell – Drums, Percussion . Tom Bukovac – Guitar . Luke Potter – Guitar . Mike Rojas – Keyboards . Dan Dugmore – Pedal Steel Guitar . Wendy Moten – Vocals (Background) . Drea Rhenee – Vocals (Background) .
Production Produced by Joss Stone, David A. Stewart . John McBride – Engineer . Steve Greenwell – Engineer, Mixing . Tom Coyne – Mastering .
Packaging : Kevin Tetreault – Design, Layout . Dave Stewart – Cover Photo . Kristin Burns – Photography .
Recorded in Nashville, Tennessee .
Released on 21 July 2011 by Stone’d, Surfdog.
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