XL Recordings publish M.I.A.’s second album : ‘Kala’ featuring ‘Paper Planes’ (2007)

M.I.A.’s ‘Kala’ is her second studio album featuring ‘Paper Planes,’ co-produced with Switch among others and released on August 8, 2007 by XL Recordings

Track Listing : 1.Bamboo Banga (M.I.A., Switch, Jonathan Richman, Ilaiyaraaja) – 04:58 . [Sampling : “Roadrunner” By Jonathan Richman, “Kaattukkuyilu” By Ilaiyaraaja] . 2.Bird Flu (M.I.A., Switch, R. P. Patnaik) – 03:24 . [Sampling : “Thirvizha Na Vantha” By R. P. Patnaik] . 3.Boyz (M.I.A., Switch) – 03:27 . 4.Jimmy (M.I.A., Switch, Bappi Lahiri) – 03:29 . [Sampling : “Jimmy Jimmy Jimmy Aaja” By Bappi Lahiri] . 5.Hussel (M.I.A., Switch, Diplo) – 04:25 . 6.Mango Pickle Down Riverl (M.I.A., Keith Dutton, Lendal King, Colin Roy Johnson, Walter Ebsworth, Buddy Blair, Morgan Lewis, Brendan Adams, Daniel Wright, Will Jarrett) – 03:53 . 7.20 Dollar (M.I.A., Switch, Charles Thompson) – 04:34 . [Sampling : “Where Is My Mind?” By The Pixies] . 8.World Town (M.I.A., Switch, Blaqstarr) – 03:52 . [Sampling : “Hands Up, Thumbs Down” By Blaqstarr] . 9.The Turn (M.I.A., Blaqstarr) – 03:52 . 10.Xr2 (M.I.A., Diplo, Switch) – 04:20 . 11.Paper Planes (M.I.A., Diplo, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Paul Simonon, Topper Headon) – 03:24 . [Sampling : “Straight To Hell” By The Clash] . 12.Come Around (Timothy Mosley, Timothy Clayton, M.I.A.) – 03:53

Musicians : M.I.A. – Vocals . Afrikan Boy – Vocals On (5) . Dj Ability – Cuts On (6) . Timbaland – All Instruments, Vocals On (12) . The Wilcannia Mob – Vocals On (6)

Production : Produced By Blaqstarr, Diplo, M.I.A., Morganics, Switch, Timbaland .

Package : M.I.A. – Artwork, Photography . Janette Beckman – Photography . Liz Johnson-Artur – Photography . Michael Kamber – Photography . Steve Loveridge – Graphics . Carri Mundane – Graphics

Video Director(S) : M.I.A. For “Bird Flu” . Jason “Jay Will” Williams & M.I.A. For “Boyz” . Nezar Khammal For “Jimmy” . Bernard Gourley For “Paper Planes”

Recorded 2006–2007

Released August 8, 2007 By Xl Recordings

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