India.Arie ‎– Testimony: Vol. 1, Life & Relationship

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1 India.Arie Intro: Loving
Piano, Vocals – India.ArieRecorded By – Paul PilsneniksRecorded By [Assisted By] – Anthony PaynWritten-By, Producer – India.Arie, Shannon Sanders
1:30
2 India.Arie These Eyes
Acoustic Bass – David PiltchBacking Vocals [Background Vocals] – India.Arie, Kreisha Hicks*, Matthew Johnson (9), Rachell FerrellBass – Mark BatsonDrum Programming – Che Pope, Mark BatsonDrums – Abe Laboriel Jr.*Engineer – Aaron Fessel, Greg Fuqua, Mark BatsonGuitar – Blue Miller, Ricky QuinonesMixed By – F. Reid ShippenPercussion – Bryan BrockPiano, Keyboards – Mark BatsonProducer – India.Arie, Mark BatsonProducer [Additional Production By] – Shannon SandersRecorded By [Additional Vocals, Assisted By] – Anthony PaynRecorded By [Additional Vocals] – Paul PilsneniksRecorded By [Assisted By] – Alex Reverberi, Zack HorneTrumpet – India.ArieWritten-By – India.Arie, Simpson*, Mark Batson
4:31
3 India.Arie The Heart Of The Matter
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Deronda Lewis*, Laurie Ann FesslerBass – Frank "Blame" Macek*, Michael RhodesCello – John CatchingsEngineer [Vocal] – Dru CastroGuitar – Jimmy "J-Rok" EnglishProducer, Producer [Vocal Production By] – Frank "Blame" Macek*, India.ArieRecorded By, Mixed By, Programmed By, Drums, Keyboards – Frank "Blame" Macek*Written-By – Donald Henley*, John David Souther, Michael W. Campbell*
5:15
4 India.Arie Good Morning
Arranged By [Strings], Conductor [Strings] – Double GCello – Adrienne Woods, Alisha BauerCello [Nashville Strings] – John CatchingsCoordinator [La. Overdub Session Coordinated By] – Courtney BranchCopyist [Music Preparation By] – Abraham LibbosDouble Bass – Miles MosleyDouble Bass [Upright Bass] – Steve Mackey (3)Drums – Trevor Larence Jr.*Ensemble – Nashville Strings*Guitar – Drew Ramsey*Keyboards – Shannon SandersMixed By – F. Reid ShippenMixed By [Assisted By] – Natthaphol Abhigantaphand, Steve LotzPercussion – Courtney Branch, Doctah B.*, Javier SolisPercussion [Additional Percussion From The Libraries Of] – Darin James, Lamar Carter*Recorded By – Aaron Fessel, Greg Fuqua, Neal CappellinoRecorded By [Assisted By] – Erik Jahner*, Joe MartinoRecorded By [La. Overdub Session, Assisted By] – Phillip RamosRecorded By [La. Overdub Session] – Courtney Branch, Michael ParninViola – Jeanie Lim, Thomas Lea*Violin – Alma Cielo, Marisa KuneyViolin [Nashville Strings] – David DavidsonWritten-By, Producer, Arranged By – Drew Ramsey*, India.Arie, Shannon Sanders
5:28
5 India.Arie Private Party
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – India.ArieBass – LaMarquis JeffersonKeyboards, Guitar – Branden BurchLyrics By – B. Burch*, India.Arie, J. Howard*, R. Johnson*Mixed By – Branden Burch, Phil TanPercussion – William HarrietProducer – Branden Burch, India.Arie, John Howard III, Richard Johnson Jr.Programmed By, Drums – Branden Burch, John Howard III, Richard Johnson Jr.Recorded By – Branden Burch, Dru CastroStrings, Violin – Erik RostadWritten-By – Branden Burch, India.Arie, John Howard III, Richard Johnson*, S. Wonder*
3:52
6 India.Arie There's Hope
Arranged By [Additional Background Vocal Arrangements By] – Ametria DockBacking Vocals [Background Vocals] – Ametria Dock, Cekoya TolbertBass – Simon "Woodchuck" DurhamDrum Programming – Branden Burch, Chris Johnson (24)Guitar – Moses StaimezKeyboards – Branden BurchMixed By – Branden BurchMixed By [Assisted By] – Rob SkipworthRecorded By – Andre Burch, Dru CastroScratches – Rob WandaTrumpet – Chris Johnson (24)Violin – Erik RostadWritten-By, Producer – Branden Burch, India.Arie, Tony Harrington
3:57
7 India.Arie Interlude: Living
Piano, Vocals – India.ArieRecorded By – Paul PilsneniksRecorded By [Assisted By] – Anthony PaynWritten-By, Producer – India.Arie, Shannon Sanders
1:23
8 India.Arie India'Song
Acoustic Guitar – India.Arie, Keb MoArranged By [Percussion Arrangement] – Herban ShamenArranged By [Rhythm Arrangement] – Courtney Branch, India.ArieArranged By [Strings], Conductor [Strings] – Double GCopyist [Music Preparation By] – Abraham LibbosCymbal [Cymbal Swells] – Ricky LawsonDobro – Keb MoDrums – Trevor Larence Jr.*Electric Bass [Electric Bass Slide] – Cornelius C Mims*Engineer – Courtney Branch, Michael Parnin, Tracy KendrickEngineer [2nd] – Andrew Richter*, Phillip RamosEngineer [Assistant] – Jaycen JoshuaHarp – Destiny Muhammad "Harpist From The Hood"Mixed By – Courtney Branch, Dave PensadoPiano [Acoustic] – Kennth S. Crouch*Producer – Doctah B Sirius, India.ArieUdu [Udu Clay Pots], Congas, Singing Bowls [Napalese], Bass Guitar, Synthesizer [Moog], Chimes [Bell Chimes], Gong, Wind Chimes [Wind Wands & Chimes], Drums [Roto Toms], Shaker [Bottles Of Herbs], Drums [Spring Drum], Percussion – Doctah B SiriusUdu [Udu Clay Pots], Singing Bowls [Napalese], Gong, Performer [Sound Tubes], Shaker [Bottles Of Herbs], Shaker, Wind Chimes, Percussion – Charles "Akahdahmah" Jackson IIIViolin – Alma Cielo, Marisa KuneyViolin [Electric Wah Wah Violin] – Tarika LewisWritten-By – India.Arie
5:27
9 India.Arie Wings Of Forgiveness
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – India.ArieBass – Frank "Blame" Macek*, Michael RhodesGuitar – Eric Jackson, Jimmy "J-Rok" EnglishLyrics By – India.ArieRecorded By [Strings] – Branden BurchRecorded By, Mixed By, Programmed By, Edited By [Digital Editing By], Drums, Keyboards – Frank "Blame" Macek*Strings – Erik RostadWritten-By, Producer – Frank "Blame" Macek*, India.Arie, Jared Gosslin*, Phillip White
4:59
10 India.Arie Feat. Rascal Flatts And Victor Wooten Summer
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Rascal FlattsDouble Bass [Upright Bass] – Victor WootenDrums – J.D. Blair*Fiddle, Mandolin – Tammy Rogers-King*Guitar – Drew Ramsey*Mixed By – F. Reid ShippenMixed By [Assisted By] – Natthaphol Abhigantaphand, Steve LotzProducer, Arranged By – Drew Ramsey*, India.Arie, Shannon SandersRecorded By – Danny Duncan, Neal Cappellino, Robert BattagliaRecorded By [Assisted By] – Erik Jahner*, Joe Martino, Jon GravesWritten-By – Drew Ramsey*, Cindy Morgan, India.Arie
3:14
11 India.Arie Feat. Akon I Am Not My Hair
Drums, Bass, Percussion – AkonGuitar – Tony LoveMixed By – Keith SengbuschMixed By [Assisted By] – Christian BakerProgrammed By – Akon, Giorgio*Recorded By – Bob Tucker, Greg Fuqua, India.Arie, Sara KillionRecorded By [Akon's Vocals] – Tony TerrebonneRecorded By [India.arie Vocals] – Greg Fuqua, India.ArieWritten-By – A. Thiam*, D. Ramsey*, I. Simpson*, S. Sanders*
3:50
12 India.Arie Great Grandmother
Recorded By – India.ArieVocals [Talking], Vocals – Great Grandmother
0:35
13 India.Arie Better People
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Ametria Dock, Drew Ramsey*, Chimere Scott, Matthew Johnson (9), Shannon Sanders, Tiffany (21)Bass – Frank "Blame" Macek*, Michael RhodesEngineer [Vocals Engineered By] – Aaron Fessel, Greg FuquaEngineer, Programmed By, Keyboards – Frank "Blame" Macek*, Jimmy "J-Rok" EnglishOrgan – Mike LawlerProducer – Frank "Blame" Macek*, India.Arie, Jimmy "J-Rok" EnglishRecorded By [Additional Recording By], Guitar – Jimmy "J-Rok" EnglishRecorded By [Vocals] – Shannon SandersRecorded By, Mixed By, Drums – Frank "Blame" Macek*Written-By – Drew Ramsey*, Frank "Blame" Macek*, India.Arie, Jimmy "J-Rok" English, Shannon Sanders
3:43
14 India.Arie Outro: Learning
Piano, Vocals – India.ArieRecorded By – Paul PilsneniksRecorded By [Assisted By] – Anthony PaynWritten-By, Producer – India.Arie, Shannon Sanders
1:32
15 India.Arie I Choose
Arranged By [Additional Background Vocals Arrangements By] – Ametria DockBacking Vocals [Background Vocals] – Chenere, India.Arie, Laurnea Wilkerson*, Trina BroussardBass – Dre' Bowman*Guitar – Bonnie Raitt, Jon ClearyMixed By – Dave PensadoOrgan [B3] – Pierre MedorProducer – Dru Castro, India.ArieProducer [Additional Production By] – Sam Thomas (2)Producer [Vocal Production By] – India.ArieRecorded By – Dru CastroRecorded By [Additional Recording By] – Sam Thomas (2)Written-By – Andrew Castro*, India.Arie
4:45
16 India.Arie This Too Shall Pass 5:54

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1, 7, 14: Recorded at Studio 301, Byron Bay, Australia.
2: Recorded at Westlake Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA and The Pass, Los Angeles, CA. Additional Vocals Recorded at Studio 301, Byron Bay, Australia & India'Song Studios, Atlanta, GA. Mixed for EQV media at Sound Stage, Nashville, TN.
3: Vocal Production at India'Song Studios. Recorded and Mixed at Profound Sound Recording Studios, Nashville, TN.
4: Recorded at Westlake Studios, Los Angeles, CA., Groundstar Recording Studios, Nashville, TN, India'Song Studios, Atlanta, GA and SoundStage Studios, Nashville, TN. Mixed for EQVmedia at Sound Stage Studios, Nashville, TN.
5: Recorded at XME & India'Song Studios. Mixed at Silent Sound Studio, Atlanta, GA.
6: Recorded at XME Studio A and India'Song Studios, Atlanta, GA. Mixed at Silent Sound Studios, Atlanta, GA.
8: Recorded at Westlake Studios, Los Angeles, CA, Capital Studios, Los Angeles, CA, Base Station One Studios, Los Angeles, CA. Mixed at Larrabee Studios, North Hollywood, CA.
9: Recorded and Mixed at Profound Sound Recording Studios, Nashville, TN. Strings Recorded at XME Studios, Atlanta, GA.
10: Recorded at Groundstar Studio, Platinum Lab Recording, Nashville, TN and Vix Mix, Nashville, TN. Mixed for EQVmedia at SoundStage Studios, Nashville, TN.
11: Recorded India'Song Studios, Atlanta, GA and Larrabee Studios, Los Angeles, CA. India.Arie Vocals Recorded at India'Song Studios and at SoundStage Studios, Nashville, TN. Akon's Vocals Recorded at Zac Studios, Atlanta, GA.
13: Recorded at Profound Sound Recording Studios, Nashville, TN and English Audio Recording Studio, Nashville, TN. Engineered at Profound Sound Studios, Nashville, TN and English Audio Recording Studio, Nashville, TN. Vocals Engineered at India'Songs Studios, Atlanta, GA and at Westlake Studios, Los Angeles, CA. Mixed at Profound Sound Recording studios, Nashville, TN.
15: Recorded at Larrabee Recording Studios, Universal City, CA. Mixed at Larrabee Recording Studios, Universal City, CA.

On track 4, Courtney Branch is credited as "Courtney Branch AKA Doctah B Sirius", Double G is credited as "Double G of DAKAH", and Trevor Lawrence Jr. is credited as "Trevor Larence Jr. AKA Trev Beats".
On track 8, Doctah B Sirius is credited as "Doctah B Sirius of Herban Shamen", Charles Jackson III is credited as "Charles "Akahdahmah" Jackson III of Herban Shamen", Trevor Lawrence Jr. is credited as "Trevor Larence Jr. AKA Trev Beats", and Double G is credited as "Double G of DAKAH The Hip Hop Orchestra".

Track 16 is a hidden track. It is not mentioned on any of the packaging.

Some track durations on the package are significantly different from the actual track durations. The track timings given here have been determined from CD player software displays.

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  • Barcode: 6 02498 79836 2
  • Matrix / Runout: B00 061 4102 02$ A MADE IN USA BY EDC
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L009
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0318

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B0007000-10 India.Arie Testimony: Vol. 1, Life & Relationship(CD, Album + DVD, Ltd, NTSC) Motown B0007000-10 US 2006 Sell This Version
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B0007651-02 India.Arie Testimony: Vol. 1, Life & Relationship(CD, Album) Motown B0007651-02 US 2006 Sell This Version
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987 983-6 India.Arie Testimony: Vol. 1, Life & Relationship(CD, Album) Motown 987 983-6 Thailand 2006 Sell This Version

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