Louie Vega ‎– Elements Of Life

Cutting Edge ‎– CTCR 14252/B
2 × CD, Album, Enhanced

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1-1 Journey's Prelude / Jungle Fever
Bass [Sadowsky Bass] – Gene PerezDrums – Tony Cintron*Guitar – Raúl Midón*Percussion – Luisito Quintero*Tenor Saxophone, Flute – Bill Harris (12)Trombone – Luis BonillaVocals – AnanéVoice [Uncredited] – Ursula RuckerWritten-By – Bill Ader*Written-By [Journey's Prelude] – Ursula Rucker
1-2 Brand New Day
Backing Vocals – Anané, Jacklyn Machover, Julia Machover, Katie Weissman, Melanie MednickBass – Carlos HenriqueFeaturing – BlazeGuitar – Dominic CanzaSynthesizer [Korg Keyboards], Organ, Soloist – Albert "Sterling" MenendezTimbales, Congas, Percussion – Luisito Quintero*Voice [Baby's Cry] – Nico VegaWritten-By – Kevin Hedge, Luis F. Vega*Written-By, Backing Vocals – Josh Milan
1-3 Cerca De Mi
Backing Vocals – Cindy Mizelle, Lisa FischerDrum Programming – Kenny Dope*Engineer [Recording] – Frank Socorro*Featuring, Written-By, Guitar, Backing Vocals, Vocals – Raúl Midón*Percussion – Richard BravoProducer, Programmed By, Synthesizer [Korg Keyboards] – Albert Menendez*Written-By – Albert "Sterling" Menendez, Luis Vega*Written-By, Bass – Rico Suarez
1-4 Africa / Brasil
Guitar, Vocals [Lingala Adlibs], Vocals [Chant] – Dominic CanzaVocals [Chant] – Raúl Midón*Vocals [Chant], Percussion, Percussion [Cajones] – Luisito Quintero*Vocals [Yoruba Adlibs], Vocals [Chant], Percussion [Cajones] – Pedro MartinezVoice [Cape Verdian Spoken Word], Vocals [Chant] – Anané
1-5 Nos Vida
Backing Vocals – Claudia Acuna*Featuring, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – AnanéFlute, Soloist – John ScarpullaKeyboards – Albert "Sterling" MenendezTrumpet, Soloist – Carl Fisher*Written-By – Ana Martins Vega*, Luis F. Vega*Written-By, Guitar, Soloist – Jose Luis PardoWritten-By, Keyboards – Armando Figueredo
1-6 A Better Day
Backing Vocals – AnanéBass [Sadowsky Bass] – Gene PerezFeaturing, Backing Vocals, Written-By – Raúl Midón*Flute – Bill Harris (12)Percussion – Luisito Quintero*Trombone – Luis "Trom" Bonilla*Written-By – Luis F. Vega*Written-By, Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Synthesizer – Albert "Sterling" Menendez
1-7 Ma Mi Mama
Bass – Jose Rafael TorresCongas, Percussion – Luisito Quintero*Drums [Live] – Tony Cintron*Featuring, Vocals, Backing Vocals, Other [Backgrounds] – AnanéKeyboards – Armando FigueredoOther [Backgrounds] – Raúl*Piano, Synthesizer – Albert "Sterling" MenendezRecorded By [Kids In Playground] – Ralph MunizVoice [Kids In Playground] – Naya Muniz, Nico Vega, Travis MunizWritten-By – Ana Martins Vega*, Luis F. Vega*Written-By, Guitar, Keyboards – Jose Luis Pardo
1-8 Tu Y Yo
Backing Vocals – Anané, Raúl*Percussion – Luisito QuinteroPiano, Synthesizer – Albert "Sterling" MenendezWritten-By – Luis F. Vega*
1-9 Summer Nights In Spanish Harlem
Congas – Papo (Swing) Alicia*Congas, Percussion – Luisito Quintero*Featuring – House Of Rhumba*Percussion [Quinto] – Fred RollePercussion [Tumba] – Hector (Papote) Himinez*Percussion [Yembe] – Nick (Niko Stylez) Laboy*Voice [Crowd] – Alex Charlaca, Anané, Barrio Bob, Fatima Figuereo, Melanie Guzman, Monica Cortez, Myra Delgado, Rebecca Boine, Sonia, Trisha MattinglyWritten-By – Luis F. Vega*Written-By, Producer, Voice [Crowd] – Ralph Muniz
1-10 Quimbombo
Backing Vocals – Anané, Debbie Nova, Raúl Midón*, Tony CintronBass [Baby] – Ray MartinezCongas, Cowbell, Percussion, Backing Vocals – Pedro MartinezFeaturing, Lead Vocals – Domingo QuiñonesPiano, Backing Vocals – Albert "Sterling" MenendezTimbales, Bongos, Percussion, Backing Vocals – Luisito QuinteroTrombone – Luis "Trom" Bonilla*Written-By – Dwight Brewster, Willie Colón
1-11 Canto Para Chango (Instrumental)
Bata [Batas] – Luisito Quintero*, Pedro MartinezElectric Piano [Rhodes] – Albert "Sterling" Menendez
1-12 Sunshine
Backing Vocals – Anané, Raúl Midón*Bass [Sadowsky] – Gene PerezCongas, Percussion – Pedro MartinezTimbales, Percussion – Luisito QuinteroWritten-By – Albert "Sterling" Menendez, Luis F. Vega*, Raúl Midón*
1-13 Elements Of Life
Backing Vocals – Cindy MizelleBass [Sadowsky Bass] – Gene PerezFeaturing – BlazeSynthesizer [Korg Keyboards] – Albert Menendez*Timbales, Congas, Percussion [Yembe], Percussion – Luisito Quintero*Written-By – Kevin Hedge, Luis F. Vega*Written-By, Synthesizer [Korg Keyboards], Backing Vocals – Josh Milan
1-14 Mon Amour
Co-producer, Other [Translated] – Dimitri From ParisEngineer [Remix] – P. Weiss*Featuring, Vocals – AnanéRemix – DJ GregoryWritten-By – Ana Martins Vega*, Jose Luis Pardo, Luis F. Vega*
1-15 Mozalounge
Acoustic Guitar, Scat, Other [Backgrounds], Human Beatbox [Percussion Scat] – Raúl Midón*Human Beatbox [Percussion Scat] – Pedro MartinezOther [Backgrounds] – AnanéTimbales, Congas, Percussion, Human Beatbox [Percussion Scat] – Luisito Quintero*Written-By – Luis F. Vega*Written-By, Grand Piano, Synthesizer [Synth Strings], Organ [B3] – Albert "Sterling" Menendez
2-1 Nico's Song
Bass [Baby] – Carlos HenriqueCongas, Percussion – Luisito QuinteroGuitar – Dominic CanzaKeyboards – Albert "Sterling" Menendez, Louie VegaVoice [Baby's Cry] – Nico VegaWritten-By – L. Vega*

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℗© 2003 License courtesy of Vega Records, a division of MAW Records
Manufactured by Avex Inc. Tokyo, Japan/Stereo

Published by Intersong U.S.A. Inc. (ASCAP), Sole & Co. (Sole Agent), That Boy Music (BMI), Music Of Nia Songs (BMI), WB Music Corp/Midon Publishing (ASCAP), Peer Music/Sterling Blue Music (ASCAP), Foreign Imported (BMI), Criola Publishing (BMI) Universal Music/Amigos Invisibles Publishing (ASCAP), Boy Muniz Music (ASCAP), Fania Publishing.

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LMNK03 Louie Vega Elements Of Life(CD, Album, Dig) Lovemonk LMNK03 US 2004 Sell This Version
VR412 Louie Vega Elements Of Life(4x12", Album) Vega Records VR412 US 2004 Sell This Version
02VEG01 Louie Vega Elements Of Life(CD, Album) Vega Records 02VEG01 US 2004 Sell This Version