Lionel Richie releases his eighth studio album : ‘Coming Home’ featuring ‘I Call It Love’ (2006)

Lionel Richie’s ‘Coming Home’ is his eighth studio album (and his biggest hit since ‘Dancing on the Ceiling’), released on September 12, 2006 by Island Records.

Track listing : 1.I Call It Love (Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Taj Jackson) – 03:18 . 2.Sweet Vacation (Lionel Richie, Raphael Saadiq) – 03:54 . 3.Why (Chuckii Booker, Sean Garrett, Lionel Richie) – 04:00 . 4.What You Are (Johnta Austin, Jermaine Dupri, Manuel Seal, Jr.) – 04:12 . 5.Up All Night (Chuckii Booker, Sean Garrett, Lionel Richie) – 03:35 . 6.I’m Coming Home (Chuckii Booker, Lionel Richie) – 04:17 . 7.All Around the World (Lionel Richie, Roberto Sam Screnci) – 03:33 . 8.Out of My Head (Lionel Richie) – 03:14 . 9.Reason to Believe (Dallas Austin, Tony Reyes, Lionel Richie) – 04:45 . 10.Stand Down (Dallas Austin, Lionel Richie) – 04:01 . 11.I Love You (Lionel Richie) – 04:12 .

Musicians : Lionel Richie – Vocals . Graham Marsh – Guitar (Electric) . Tony Reyes – Bass, Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (Electric), Keyboards, Slide Guitar . Raphael Saadiq – Bass, Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals . Dallas Austin – Drums, Fender Rhodes, Keyboards, Percussion . Roberto Sam Screnci – Percussion, Synthesizer Horn . Mikkel Storleer Eriksen – Multi Instruments . Taj Jackson – Vocals (Background) . Jason Freeman – Flugelhorn, Trumpet . Jerry Freeman – Flugelhorn, Trumpet . Billy Odum – Guitar . Nino Fabi – Keyboards, Synthesizer . Tor Erik Hermanson – Multi Instruments . Chuckii Booker – Multi Instruments . Kristian Lageux – Percussion . Leticia Manfield – Percussion . Kebbi Williams – Sax (Tenor) . Richard L. Owens – Trombone .

Production Produced by Lionel Richie, Stargate, Raphael Saadiq, Jake and the Phatman, Chuckii Booker, Sean Garrett, Jermaine Dupri, Manuel Seal, Jr., Rodney Jerkins, Roberto Sam Screnci, Dallas Austin, Wyclef Jean, Jerry Duplessis . Chuck Brungardt – Engineer . John Horesco IV – Engineer . Alexandre Lapierre – Engineer . Glenn Standridge – Engineer . Dirk Vanoucek – Engineer . James Tanksley – Engineer . Mark “Exit” Goodchild – Vocal Engineer . Vernon Mungo – Vocal Engineer . Phil Tan – Engineer, Mixing . Rick Sheppard – Engineer, MIDI, Mixing, Sound Design . Leon Zervos – Mastering . Kevin “KD” Davis – Mixing . Jermaine Dupri – Mixing . Manny Marroquin – Mixing . Dave Pensado – Mixing .

Package : Andrew McPherson – Photography . Melissa Nester – Hair Stylist . Doug Joswick – Package Production . Alli Truch – Art Direction, Design .

Released on September 12, 2006 by Island Records.

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Soul Tracks
“I Call It Love” raised hopes of that the album would be a big step forward artistically for Richieand instead it is — by far — the highpoint on a collection that is listenable but not particularly distinctive. […]

Soul Express
I don’t know how much longer we will have to put up with material like this – probably as long as he is tied to the Island / Def Jam stable I imagine. When will these people realise that we are not all 13 years old? Come on, Lionel, let’s be having you! You are capable of more than this […]

PopMatters
Though there are glimmers of substance, an album cannot stand on just two or three pretty good tracks. Maybe the crass commerciality of Coming Home will sell to unknowing listeners. […]

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