De La Soul ‎– AOI: Bionix

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Tommy Boy ‎– TBCD 1362, Tommy Boy ‎– TBCD1362
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1 Intro
Performer [Excerpts From "Black Path"] – The Fifth DimensionVoice [Voice Of Spitkicker] – Hope WilsonWritten-By [Excerpts From "Black Path"] – Laura Nyro
0:29
2 Bionix
Performer [Excerpts From "Guiding Star"] – TavaresWritten-By [Excerpts From "Guiding Star"] – Frederick Perren*, Kent St. Lewis*
2:43
3 Baby Phat
Featuring – Devin The Dude, Elizabeth "Yummy" BinghamGuitar – Kyle WilliamsKeyboards – Glen Mosely*Performer [Sample Of "Fat Boys"] – Disco 3, The Fat Boys*Written-By [Sample Of "Fat Boys"] – Damon Wimbley, Kurt Walker*, Mark Morales, Ronald Miller*, William Waring
3:50
4 Simply
Performer ["Wonderful Christmas Time"] – Wings (2)Written-By ["Wonderful Christmas Time"] – Paul McCartney
4:05
5 Simply Havin
Performer [Excerpts From "Footprints"] – A Tribe Called QuestWritten-By [Excerpts From "Footprints"] – Ali Muhammad*, Brandley Ridgell*, John Davis*, Larry Mizell, Sigidi Abdullah, Stevie Wonder
0:48
6 Held Down
Bass, Guitar, Organ [Additional] – Hi Records Studio House BandFeaturing – Cee-LoLeader [Spitkicker Choir Led By] – Darius L. Booker, Melanie Davies, Taketha JohnsonOrgan – Larry GoldingsWritten-By [Interpolations From "Ah! Melody"] – Jean-Claude Vannier, Serge Gainsbourg
4:54
7 Reverend Do Good #1
Organ – Glen Mosely*Voice [Reverend Do Good] – Troy Hightower
1:05
8 Watch Out
Featuring – Jose "Perico" Hernandez*Performer [Excerpts Of "Mood For Milt"], Written-By [Excerpts Of "Mood For Milt"] – Cal Tjader
3:37
9 Special
Featuring – Elizabeth "Yummy" Bingham
3:36
10 Reverend Do Good #2
Organ – Glen Mosely*Voice [Reverend Do Good] – Troy Hightower
1:14
11 The Sauce
Featuring – Philly BlackVoice [Intro Monologue] – Smiles Patron
2:25
12 Am I Worth You?
Featuring – Glenn LewisPerformer [Excerpts From "Sunshower"] – Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah BandWritten-By [Excerpts From "Sunshower"] – August Darnell, Stony Browder
4:01
13 Pawn Star
Featuring – Shell CouncilVoice [Announcer] – Jason Spears
4:06
14 What We Do (For Love)
Featuring – Slick RickVoice [Female Phone Voice] – Claudia (22), Soulstice (3)
5:04
15 Reverend Do Good #3
Organ – Glen Mosely*Voice [Jamal] – Salih WalfieldVoice [Malik] – Chris AtlasVoice [Ms. Johnson] – Majorie "School Teacher" Smyth*Voice [Reverend Do Good] – Troy Hightower
2:20
16 Peer Pressure
Featuring – B-RealVoice [Intro & Outro Monologues] – Jay Dee
5:09
17 It's American
Voice [Horsemen Testifier] – Artese Williams, Jason*, Tara (14)Voice [Jamaican Headless Horseman] – Kevin LewisVoice [Mr. Ghostweed] – Dave Odonell*
1:09
18 Trying People
Bass – Al Carty*French Horn – Mike Lewis (9)Performer [Excerpts From "Black Path"] – The Fifth DimensionVoice ["Lil People Wanting To Try"] – Chandani Attiyya, Dahvid, Elijah (8), Joshua (20), Mikayla (2)Voice [Answering Machine] – Mansa (2)Written-By [Excerpts From "Black Path"] – Laura Nyro
4:31

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Track 1
Contains excerpts from the composition "Black Path" written by Laura Nyro and published by EMI Blackwood Music (BMI). Sample performed by The Fifth Dimension used courtesy of Arista Records, Inc.

Track 2
Published by Daisy Age Music/IQ Music Ltd/T-Girl Music L.L.C (BMI) and Rugged Jointz (ASCAP)
Contains excerpts from "Guiding Star" performed by Tavares under license from Capitol Records, a division of Capitol Records, Inc. Written by Kent St. Lewis and Frederick Perren and published by Bull Pen Music Inc./Songs of Polygram (BMI) C 1976

Track 3
Published by Daisy Age Music/IQ Music Ltd/T-Girl Music L.L.C (BMI) and Rugged Jointz (ASCAP)
Contains a sample of "Fat Boys" by The Fat Boys a/k/a Disco 3, written by Ronald Miller, Mark Morales, Kurt Walker, William Waring and Damon Wimbley, published by EMI Full Keel Music/Mo Funk Music/Kuwa Music/Fresh Ideas (ASCAP) and EMI Longitude Music/Fat Brothers Music (BMI) courtesy of Sutra Records
Devin The Dude appears courtesy of Rap-A-Lot Records

Track 4
Published by Daisy Age Music/IQ Music Ltd/T-Girl Music L.L.C (BMI) and Rugged Jointz (ASCAP)
Contains a replay of "Wonderful Christmas Time" by Wings, written by Paul McCartney and published by MPL Communications, Inc.

Track 5
Contains excerpts from the composition "Footprints" written by Larry Mizell, Sigidi Abdullah, Brandley Ridgell, Ali Muhammad, John Davis and Stevie Wonder and published by Alruby Music Inc. (ASCAP), Palisades Avenue Music (BMI) Sigidi's Songs (BMI), Zomba Enterprises (ASCAP), Black Bull Music Inc. (ASCAP), performed by A Tribe Called Quest courtesy of Zomba Recording Corp.

Track 6
Published by Daisy Age Music/IQ Music Ltd/T-Girl Music L.L.C (BMI)
Contains interpolations from the composition "Ah! Melody" written by Serge Gainsbourg and Jean-Claude Vannier, published by WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)
Cee-Lo appears courtesy of LaFace Records

Tracks 7, 10, 15, 17
Producer by De La Soul, Troy Hightower for Hightower Productions & Kevin Lewis

Track 8
Published by Daisy Age Music/IQ Music Ltd/T-Girl Music L.L.C (BMI) and Rugged Jointz (ASCAP)
Contains excerpts of "Mood For Milt" performed by Cal Tjader courtesy of Fantasy Inc., written by Cal Tjader, published by Bayes Music Corp. (BMI)

Track 9
Published by Daisy Age Music/IQ Music Ltd/T-Girl Music L.L.C (BMI) and Music Of Windswept (ASCAP)

Track 12
Published by Daisy Age Music/IQ Music Ltd/T-Girl Music L.L.C (BMI), Rugged Jointz (ASCAP) and The QX And The Fish Music/Warner-Chappell (ASCAP)
Contains excerpts from "Sunshower" written by Stony Browder and August Darnell and published by Browder And Darnell Publishing (BMI), performed by Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band used courtesy of The RCA Records Label, a unit of BMG Entertainment
Glenn Lewis appears courtesy of Epic Records

Track 14
Produced for Megahertz Music Group
Published by Daisy Age Music/IQ Music Ltd/T-Girl Music L.L.C (BMI), Songs of Universal Inc. (BMI), and Dors-D Music (ASCAP)
Slick Rick appears courtesy of Def Jam Recordings

Track 16
Published by Daisy Age Music/IQ Music Ltd/T-Girl Music L.L.C (BMI), Hits From Da Bong Music admin. by BMG Songs Inc. (ASCAP) and EPHCY Publishing/Universal Polygram International (ASCAP)
B-Real appears courtesy of Columbia Records

Track 18
Published by Daisy Age Music/IQ Music Ltd/T-Girl Music L.L.C (BMI), L. Mercer, N. Forrester (BMI), S. Parker (BMI)
Contains excerpts from the composition "Black Path" written by Laura Nyro and published by EMI Blackwood Music (BMI). Sample performed by The Fifth Dimension used courtesy of Arista Records, Inc.

All songs mixed at Quad Recording for Hightower Productions except track 6 mixed at Sony Studios
Tracks 1, 2, 7, 10, 15 tracked at Quad Recording
Tracks 3, 8 tracked at Mirror Image. Additional tracking for track 8 done at Private Island Tracks
Tracks 4, 12, 16 tracked at Mirror Image with additional tracking at Unique Studios and Enterprise Studios
Track 6 tracked at Axis Studio with additional tracking at Mirror Image, Hi Records and Unique Studios
Tracks 11, 18 tracked at Mirror Image with additional tracking at Quad Recordings
Track 14 tracked at Unique Studios with additional tracking at Quad Recording

Album mastered at Sterling Sound

Grooming @ Ultra

℗ & © 2001 Tommy Boy Music Ltd.
Manufactured in the EU.
Distributed in the UK by Pinnacle.
The copyright in this sound recording is owned by Tommy Boy Music Ltd.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5 029831 136233
  • Barcode (String): 5029831136233
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1, 2, 3, 4, 5): [Sonopress logo] A-64554/ TBCD1362 A
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1, 2, 3, 4, 5): IFPI LB 45
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 0785
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 0777
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI 07103
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 4): IFPI 0703
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 5): IFPI 0769
  • Price Code: 398P
  • Label Code: LC 09173

Other Versions (5 of 11) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
TB 1362 De La Soul AOI: Bionix(2xLP, Album) Tommy Boy TB 1362 US 2001 Sell This Version
TB 1443 De La Soul AOI: Bionix (Edited)(2xLP, Album) Tommy Boy TB 1443 US 2001 Sell This Version
none De La Soul AOI: Bionix(18xFile, MP3, Album, 320) Not On Label (De La Soul Self-released) none US 2014
TBCD 1362 De La Soul AOI: Bionix(CD, Album) Tommy Boy TBCD 1362 US 2001 Sell This Version
none De La Soul AOI: Bionix Instrumentals(14xFile, MP3, Album, 192) Not On Label (De La Soul Self-released) none US 2014

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