Lord Finesse ‎– The Awakening

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Penalty Recordings ‎– PREPCD3035
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1 Da Sermon (Intro)
Producer – Lord Finesse
2:16
2 Time Ta Bounce
Featuring – Doo-Wop From Da Bounce Squad*Producer – Lord FinesseWritten-By – K. Parker*, O. Credle*, R. Hall*
1:22
3 True And Livin'
Engineer [Recording Engineer], Engineer [Mix Engineer] – Gordon WilliamsWritten-By – R. Hall*Written-By, Producer – Lord Finesse
4:42
4 O' Lord
Featuring – O.C.Producer – Lord Finesse
1:22
5 Brainstorm / P.S.K. (No Gimmicks Remix)
Engineer [Recording Engineer], Engineer [Mix Engineer] – Troy HightowerFeaturing – KRS-One, O.C.Producer – Lord FinesseWritten-By – A. Barnes*, O. Credle*, R. Hall*Written-By, Performer – KRS-One, Lord Finesse, O.C.
4:46
6 Taking It Lyte
Featuring – MC LyteProducer – Lord FinesseWritten-By – Lord Finesse, MC Lyte
1:06
7 Gameplan
Backing Vocals [Additional Background Vocals] – Melanie "Missy" CoakleyPerformer – Lord Finesse, MarqueeRecorded By, Mixed By – Chris "Conman" Conway*Written-By – R. Hall*Written-By, Producer – Lord Finesse
5:10
8 Words From Da Ak
Featuring – AkinyeleProducer – Lord FinesseWritten-By – K. Parker*, R. Hall*
1:34
9 Flip Da Style
Engineer [Recording Engineer], Engineer [Mix Engineer] – Chris "Conman" Conway*Written-By – R. Hall*Written-By, Producer – Lord Finesse
3:43
10 Showtime
Featuring – ShowbizProducer – Lord Finesse
1:04
11 Speak Ya Peace
Engineer [Recording Engineer], Engineer [Mix Engineer] – Chris "Conman" Conway*Featuring – A.G.*, Diamond*, MarqueeProducer – Myke Loe*Written-By – A. Barnes*, J. Kirkland*, M. Ferguson*, R. Hall*Written-By, Performer – AG, Diamond*, Lord Finesse, Marquee
4:55
12 Food For Thought
Engineer [Recording Engineer], Engineer [Mix Engineer] – Chris "Conman" Conway*Written-By – R. Hall*Written-By, Producer – Lord Finesse
4:05
13 Da Kid Himself
Featuring – Kid CapriProducer – Lord Finesse
0:45
14 Hip 2 Da Game
Engineer [Mix Engineer] – Troy HightowerEngineer [Recording Engineer] – Chris "Conman" Conway*, Gordon WilliamsWritten-By – R. Hall*Written-By, Producer – Lord Finesse
4:03
15 No Gimmicks
Engineer [Mix Engineer] – Tony SmaliosEngineer [Recording Engineer] – Chris "Conman" Conway*Featuring – KRS-OneProducer – Lord FinesseWritten-By – K. Parker*, R. Hall*Written-By, Performer – KRS-One, Lord Finesse
5:46
16 Actual Facts
Featuring – Grand Puba, Large Professor, Sadat X
5:09

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Track 1 to 10, 12 to 15 produced [...] for Funkyman Productions.
Track 11 produced [...] for Dangerous Minds Productions.

Track 3, 7, 9, 12, 14 recorded at Chung King Studios, New York, NY.
Track 3, 7, 9, 12, 14 mixed at Chung King Studios, New York, NY.
Track 5 recorded at Soundtrack Studios, New York, NY.
Track 5 mixed at Soundtrack Studios, New York, NY.
Track 11 recorded at Giant Studios, New York, NY.
Track 11 mixed at Giant Studios, New York, NY.
Track 12 recorded at Power Play Studios, Long Island City, NY.
Track 15 recorded at Power Play Studios, L.I.C., NY.
All tracks mastered at Sterling Sound.

Track 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 13 *Indicates Interludes. All Interludes mixed at Chung King Studios, New York, NY. Except for "Da Sermon", "Time Ta Bounce" and "Showtime" mixed at Giant Studios, New York,NY. "Words From Da AK" mixed at Powerplay Studios, Long Island City, NY.

Publisher:

Track 3: Technician Tunes (ASCAP).
Track 5: Technician Tunes (ASCAP), BDP Music (Adm. by Zomba Enterprises Inc.) (ASCAP), Organismz Music (BMI)
Track 6: Technician Tunes (ASCAP), Brooklyn Based/Top Billin' Music (ASCAP).
Track 7: Technician Tunes (ASCAP).
Track 9: Technician Tunes (ASCAP).
Track 11: Technician Tunes (ASCAP), Quee Creations (ASCAP), Dusty Fingers Music (BMI), One Four One Music (ASCAP), 327 Music (ASCAP).
Track 12: Technician Tunes (ASCAP).
Track 14: Technician Tunes (ASCAP).
Track 15: Technician Tunes (ASCAP), BDP Music (Adm. by Zomba Enterprises Inc.) (ASCAP)

"Food For Thought" contains elements from <a href=http://www.discogs.com/master/136481>You Remind Me</a> performed and written by Patrice Rushen courtesy of Elektra/Warner Special Products. Used by permission.

"Gameplan" contains samples from <a href=http://www.discogs.com/master/84846>San Juan Sunset</a> performed and written by Eumir Deodato courtesy of Warner Special Products. Used by permission.

Wrong credits on back cover. Writers credited for track #5 are actually those for track #11.

Track 16 is only mentioned on the sticker on the jewelcase but nowhere else on the back cover or booklet.

- KRS-One appears courtesy of Jive Records.
- Kid Capri appears courtesy of Columbia Records.
- MC Lyte appears courtesy of First Priority/Atlantic Records.
- Diamond appears courtesy of Mercury Records.
- Akinyele appears courtesy of Loud/RCA Records.
- Notorious B.I.G. appears courtesy of Bad Boy Entertainment.

℗ & © 1995 Penalty Recordings, Manufactured and Distributed by Tommy Boy Music, Inc. Printed in Canada.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 7 08047-3035-2 7
  • Barcode (Scanned): 708047303527
  • Matrix / Runout: [SRC Logo] 43 3035-2 RE-1 SRC##01 M1S3
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other Versions (5 of 14) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
PREP3037, PREP3035, PREPV3037 Lord Finesse The Awakening(LP, Album, RE, Unofficial) Penalty Recordings (3), Penalty Recordings (3), Penalty Recordings (3) PREP3037, PREP3035, PREPV3037 Unknown Sell This Version
PREP 3035, PREP 3039 Lord Finesse The Awakening(LP, Album + LP + , Promo, Ltd) Penalty Recordings, Penalty Recordings PREP 3035, PREP 3039 US 1995 Sell This Version
FLELP-404 Lord Finesse Awakenings(LP, Unofficial) FLE FLELP-404 Unknown Sell This Version
PREPC 3035 SR Lord Finesse The Awakening(Cass, Album, Promo) Penalty Recordings PREPC 3035 SR US 1995 Sell This Version
PREPCD3038 Lord Finesse The Awakening - Clean Mixes(CD, Album, Promo, Cle) Penalty Recordings PREPCD3038 US 1996 Sell This Version

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