Erykah Badu releases her fifth album : ‘New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh)’ featuring ‘Window Seat’ (2010)

Erykah Badu’s ‘New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh)’ feat. ‘Window Seat’ is the fifth studio album released on March 30, 2010 by Universal Motown..

Track Listing : 1.20 Feet Tall (Erykah Badu, Patrick Douthit, Doug Wimbish) – 03:25 . [Sample : ‘My Darling Baby’ By Wood Brass & Steel] . 2.Window Seat (Erykah Badu, James Poyser) – 04:50 . 3.Agitation (Erykah Badu, Shafiq Husayn, David Sancious) – 01:33 . [Sample : ‘Just As I Thought’ By David Sancious] . 4.Turn Me Away (Get Munny) (Roy Ayers, Erykah Badu, Sylvia Striplin) – 05:26 . [Sample : ‘You Can’T Turn Me Away’, By Sylvia Striplin] . 5.Gone Baby, Don’T Be Long (Erykah Badu, Shafiq Husayn, Paul McCartney) – 04:39 . [Sample : ‘Arrow Through Me’ By Wings] . 6.Umm Hmm (Erykah Badu, Otis Jackson Jr.,) – 03:45 . [Sample : ‘Take Some Time’ By Ndugu & The Chocolate Jam Co.] . 7.Love (Erykah Badu, John Derek Yancey) – 06:02 . [Sample : ‘Take Me’ By Fabulous Souls] . 8.You Loving Me (Session) (Erykah Badu, Waldo D. Benzworth . 9.Fall In Love (Your Funeral) (Erykah Badu, Garry Glenn, Karriem Riggins) – 06:06 . [Sample : ‘Intimate Friends’ By Eddie Kendricks] . 10.Incense’ (Erykah Badu, Otis Jackson Jr.,) – 03:27 . 11.Out My Mind, Just In Time (Erykah Badu, Georgia Anne Muldrow, James Poyser) – 10:21


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Musicians : Erykah Badu – Vocals . Karriem Riggins – Drums . Stephen ‘Thundercat’ Bruner – Bass . James Poyser – Keyboards . Tommy Trajlio – Guitar . Mike ‘Chav’ Chavarria – Mooger Fooger On (4) . Kirsten Agnesta – Harp On (10) . James Poyser – Keyboards On (11) . Madlib – Producer . J Dilla – Producer

Production : Produced By Erykah Badu, Mike ‘Chav’ Chavarria, J Dilla, Questlove, James Poyser, Rc Williams, Jahborn, Madlib, 9Th Wonder, Sa-Ra, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Karriem Riggins, Ta’Raach . Chris Bell – Engineer, Mixing . Shafiq Husayn – Engineer . Tom Soares – Engineer, Mixing

Package : Kyledidthis – Art Direction . Emek asterisques RVM Studio – Illustration

Recorded 2006–2009 At Electric Lady Studios (New York, New York).

Released On March 30, 2010 By Universal Motown.

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Pitchfork
Erykah Badu‘s a narcissist, but narcissism is her art. It’s not that she ignores the world at large, it’s that she invariably draws her observations and opinions back to home base: herself, her family, her experience, her music. […]

Rap-Up
Erykah Badu claims she’s “no braver than any other artist,” but her fifth studio album New Amerykah Part II: Return of the Ankh screams a sort of firefighter’s courage. […]

BBC
Queen of soul delivers second chapter of her proposed New Amerykah trilogy. Erykah Badu herself has explained that if Return of the Ankh and its predecessor, 2008’s sublime New Amerykah: Part One (Fourth World War), were two halves of a human brain, then this sequel would be the right-hand side, the emotional half. It’s an analogy that holds water …. […]

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