John Legend ‎– Darkness And Light

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Columbia ‎– 88985 37954 1
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A1 I Know Better
Piano, Organ [Hammond] – Larry GoldingsWritten-By – John Stephens (3), Will OldhamWritten-By, Guitar, Bass, Keyboards [Keys] – Blake Mills
3:04
A2 Penthouse Floor
Backing Vocals – Holly Laessig, Jess WolfeBass – Pino Palladino, Wendy MelvoinDrums – Chris "Daddy" DaveFeaturing, Vocals – Chance The RapperOrgan [Hammond] – Larry GoldingsPiano – Zac RaeStrings – Rob MooseWritten-By – Chancellor Bennett*, Greg Kurstin, John Stephens (3)Written-By, Guitar, Synth – Blake Mills
4:44
A3 Darkness And Light
Bass – Pino PalladinoDrums – Chris "Daddy" DaveFeaturing, Vocals – Brittany HowardGuitar – Blake MillsOrgan [Hammond] – Zac RaeStrings – Rob MooseWritten-By – John Ryan (17), John Stephens (3), Will Oldham
3:51
B1 Overload
Bass – Pino PalladinoDrums – Chris "Daddy" DaveFeaturing, Vocals – Miguel (67)Tenor Saxophone – Kamasi WashingtonTrumpet – C.J. Camerieri*Written-By – John Stephens (3), Miguel Pimentel*Written-By, Guitar, Synth – Blake Mills
3:20
B2 Love Me Now
Backing Vocals – Holly Laessig, Jess WolfeCello – Dave Daniels*Cello [1st] – Caroline DaleConductor – Gavin GreenawayContractor [Assistant Strings] – Amy StewartContractor [Strings] – Isobel GriffithsMusic Librarian – Andrew Green (4)Piano – John LegendStrings [Leader], Violin [Leader] – Perry Montague-MasonViola – Bruce WhiteViola [1st] – Pete Lale*Violin – Boguslaw Kostecki, Chris Tombling, Mark Berrow, Patrick Kiernan, Rita Manning, Steve MorrisViolin [Leader Of 2nds] – Emlyn SingletonWritten-By – John Stephens (3)Written-By, Producer [Produced By], Drums, Synth, Percussion, Bass, Programmed By [Programming] – John Ryan (17)Written-By, Synth, Programmed By [Programming], Backing Vocals – Blake Mills
3:30
B3 What You Do To Me
Backing Vocals – Holly Laessig, Jess Wolfe, Jessy WilsonBass – Pino PalladinoDrums – Chris "Daddy" DaveKeyboards [Keys] – Zac RaeStrings – Rob MooseWritten-By – John Stephens (3), Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Matt Sweeney, Michael TuckerWritten-By, Synth, Slide Guitar, Guitar – Blake Mills
3:21
C1 Surefire
Backing Vocals – Holly Laessig, Jess Wolfe, Jessy WilsonBass – Pino PalladinoDrums – Chris "Daddy" DaveKeyboards [Keys] – Zac RaeOrgan [Hammond] – Larry GoldingsStrings – Rob MooseWritten-By – John Stephens (3), Julia Michaels, Ludwig Göransson*, Will OldhamWritten-By, Guitarrón – Blake Mills
4:03
C2 Right By You (For Luna)
Bass – Sebastian SteinbergDrums – Chris "Daddy" DaveOrgan [Hammond] – Larry GoldingsPiano – Zac RaeStrings – Rob MooseTenor Saxophone – Kamasi WashingtonWritten-By – Blake Mills, Ethan Gruska, John Stephens (3)
4:16
C3 Temporarily Painless
Backing Vocals – Z Berg*, Perfume GeniusBass – Pino PalladinoDrums – Chris "Daddy" DaveKeyboards [Keys] – Zac RaeStrings – Rob MooseWritten-By – John Ryan (17), John Stephens (3)Written-By, Synth – Blake Mills
3:56
D1 How Can I Blame You
Backing Vocals – Z Berg*Bass – Pino PalladinoDrums – Chris "Daddy" DaveKeyboards [Keys] – Zac RaeWritten-By – Blake Mills, Francis White, John Stephens (3), Matt Sweeney
3:56
D2 Same Old Story
Keyboards [Keys] – Larry GoldingsStrings – Rob MooseWritten-By – John Stephens (3), Tobias Jesso Jr.Written-By, Synth, Programmed By [Programming] – Blake Mills
3:33
D3 Marching Into The Dark
Backing Vocals – Jessy WilsonDrums – Chris "Daddy" DaveStrings – Rob MooseWritten-By – John Stephens (3)Written-By, Backing Vocals – Tobias Jesso Jr.Written-By, Guitar, Bass, Synth, Percussion – Blake Mills
4:22

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Includes digital download.

Brittany Howard appears courtesy of ATO Records.
Miguel (67) appears courtesy of Bystorm Entertainment/RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment
Perfume Genius appears courtesy of Matador Records.
Kamasi Washington appears courtesy of Dom Chi No, LLC.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned): 889853795413
  • Barcode (Printed): 8 89853 79541 3
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): AL-88985379541 CB 26996.1(3)...
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): BL-88985379541 CB 26996.2(3)...
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C): CL-88985379541 CB 26996.3(3)...
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D): DL-88985379541 CB 26996.4(3)...
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
88985 37953 2 John Legend Darkness And Light(CD, Album) Columbia 88985 37953 2 US 2016 Sell This Version
88985 37953 2 John Legend Darkness And Light(CD, Album) Columbia 88985 37953 2 Europe 2016 Sell This Version
88985 37954 1 John Legend Darkness And Light(2xLP, Album) Columbia 88985 37954 1 Europe 2016 Sell This Version
88985 37953 2 John Legend Darkness And Light(CD, Album) Columbia 88985 37953 2 Indonesia 2016 Sell This Version
88985401652 John Legend Darkness And Light(CD, Album, Dlx) Columbia, G.O.O.D. Music, Sony Music 88985401652 Europe 2016 Sell This Version

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maqueucime

maqueucime

January 16, 2017

Fantastic album.
Great modern composition and vision. We can hear humans playing, even if there's a strong programmed/EDM/commercial vibe on some songs.
Blake Mills did a fine FINE job here too ;)
And what a team playing on this album!
A great great album. Really.
John is a Legend.