Macy Gray ‎– On How Life Is

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Epic ‎– EK 69490, Clean Slate ‎– EK 69490
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1 Why Didn't You Call Me
Backing Vocals – David Wilder*, Jeremy RuzumnaBass – David Wilder*Drum Programming – Darryl SwannGuitar – Jinsoo Lim
3:14
2 Do Something
Bass – Dion Derek Murdock*Electric Piano, Synthesizer [Moog] – Jeremy RuzumnaGuitar – Jinsoo LimMusic By – Andre Benjamin, Antwan Patton, Bernard Worrell*, Cameron Gipp, Darryl Barnes, Dion Derek Murdock*, Garry Shider, George Clinton Jr.*, Greg Mays, Patrick Brown, Raymon Murray*, Rico Wade, Robert Barnett, Thomas BurtonVibraphone [Vibes] – Patrick Warren
4:57
3 Caligula
Backing Vocals – Darryl SwannGuitar – Darryl SwannMusic By – Macy GraySynthesizer – Jon Brion, Patrick WarrenSynthesizer [Farfisa], Clavinet – Jeremy Ruzumna
4:38
4 I Try
Bass – David Wilder*Guitar – Bendrix WilliamsMusic By – David Wilder*, Jinsoo Lim, Macy GrayPiano, Bells [Orchestra] – Jon Brion
3:59
5 Sex-O-Matic Venus Freak
Bass – Dion Derek Murdock*Electric Piano [Rhodes] – Jeremy RuzumnaGuitar – Blackbird McKnight*, Gabriel MosesMusic By – Dion Derek Murdock*Synthesizer – Rami Jaffee
3:57
6 I Can't Wait To Meetchu
Electric Piano [Rhodes] – Jeremy RuzumnaGuitar – Miles TackettHorns – Charlie Green*, Michael Harris, Steve BaxterMusic By – Miles Tackett
5:18
7 Still
Arranged By [Strings] – David CampbellGuitar – Jay JoyceMusic By – Bill Esses, Jeff BlueVibraphone [Vibes] – Jon Brion
4:15
8 I've Committed Murder
Marimba, Synthesizer, Vibraphone [Vibes] – Jon BrionMusic By – C. Sigman*, Eddie Harris, F. Lai*, Kiilu BeckwithProgrammed By – Kiilu BeckwithSaxophone [Solo] – Ngozi "Guz" Inyama*
4:59
9 A Moment To Myself
Electric Piano [Rhodes], Organ [Wurlitzer] – Patrick WarrenMusic By – Damon Yu Wimbley*, Mark Morales, Miles Tackett
4:00
10 The Letter
Keyboards [Optigon], Mellotron [Chamberlain] – Jeremy RuzumnaKeyboards [Optigon], Piano – Jon BrionKeyboards [Optigon], Piano, Mellotron [Chamberlain] – Rami Jaffe*Music By – Jamie Houston, Matt Sherrod
5:38

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[Booklet]
Recorded and mixed in Hollywood, California at Paramount Studios, Sunset Sound and A&M Studios

"Do Something" contains a sample from "Git Up Git Out" (P. Brown, R. Murray, R. Wade, C. Gipp, R. Barnett, A. Benjamin, A. Patton, T. Burton) performed by OutKast and a sample from "Funky for You" (G. Mays, D. Barnes, G. Clinton Jr., G. Shider, B. Worrell) performed by Nice & Smooth.

"I've Committed Murder" features samples from "Live Right Now" (E. Harris) performed by Eddie Harris and an interpolation of "Theme from Love Story" (F. Lai, C. Sigman).

"A Moment to Myself" contains a sample from "Human Beat Box" (M. Morales, D. Wimbley) performed by Kurtis Blow, excerpts from "Wild Style" and a sample of "Do Your Thang Baby" from the track "Entropy" as recorded by DJ Shadow And The Groove Robbers.

Publishing:
Track 1 - Zomba Songs Inc./Happy Mel Boopy's Cocktail Lounge and Music (BMI)/EMI April Music Inc./Ooky Spinalton Music (ASCAP)
Track 2 - Zomba Songs Inc./Happy Mel Boopy's Cocktail Lounge and Music (BMI)/EMI April Music Inc./Ooky Spinalton Music (ASCAP)/D-Style Music(ASCAP)/Peanut Butter and Honey(ASCAP)Chrysalis Music/Gnat Booty Music(ASCAP)/Goodie Mo'b Music Admin. by Chrysalis Songs (BMI)Organized Noize Music/Hitco Music (BMI) Admin. by Windswept Pacific Songs/Nice and Smooth Music Admin. by The Clyde Otis Music Group Inc. (ASCAP)/Bridgeport Music, Inc. (BMI)
Track 3 - Zomba Songs Inc./Happy Mel Boopy's Cocktail Lounge and Music (BMI)/EMI April Music Inc./Ooky Spinalton Music (ASCAP)/D-Style Music (ASCAP)
Track 4 - Children of the Forest o/b/o itself and Mel-Boopie Music (BMI)/EMI April Music Inc./Ooky Spinalton Music (ASCAP)/Jinsoo Lim Music (ASCAP)/Roastitoasti (ASCAP)
Track 5 - Zomba Songs Inc./Happy Mel Boopy's Cocktail Lounge and Music (BMI)/EMI April Music Inc./Ooky Spinalton Music (ASCAP)/Peanut and Honey Music (ASCAP)
Track 6 - Zomba Songs Inc./Happy Mel Boopy's Cocktail Lounge and Music (BMI)/EMI April Music Inc./Ooky Spinalton Music (ASCAP)/D-Style Music (ASCAP)/Miles Tackett
Track 7 - Zomba Songs Inc./Happy Mel Boopy's Cocktail Lounge and Music (BMI)/EMI April Music Inc./Ooky Spinalton Music (ASCAP)/Bill Esses
Track 8 - Zomba Songs Inc./Happy Mel Boopy's Cocktail Lounge and Music (BMI)/EMI April Music Inc./Ooky Spinalton Music (ASCAP)/D-Style Music (ASCAP)/Seventh House (BMI)/Famous Music Corp. (ASCAP)/Kiilu Beckwith
Track 9 - Zomba Songs Inc./Happy Mel Boopy's Cocktail Lounge and Music (BMI)/EMI April Music Inc./Ooky Spinalton Music (ASCAP)/Miles Tackett/Windswept Pacific Songs o/b/o Fat Brothers Music (BMI)
Track 10 - Zomba Songs Inc./Happy Mel Boopy's Cocktail Lounge and Music (BMI)/Matt Sherrodd/WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)

© 1999 Sony Music Entertainment Inc. / ℗ 1999 Sony Music Entertainment Inc. Manufactured by Epic, A Division of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
"Epic" Reg. U.S. Pat. & Tm. Off. Marca Registrada. Epic is a trademark of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

69490

[Disc Face]
EK 69490 / © 1999 Sony Music Entertainment Inc. / ℗ 1999 Sony Music Entertainment Inc. "Epic" Reg. U.S. Pat. & Tm. Off. Marca Registrada. Epic is a trademark of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

[Tray Card]
© 1999 Sony Music Entertainment Inc. / ℗ 1999 Sony Music Entertainment Inc. Manufactured by Epic, A Division of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
"Epic" Reg. U.S. Pat. & Tm. Off. Marca Registrada. Epic is a trademark of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned): 074646949023
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI L323
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1 mirrored): CTDP-098290 7
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI L337
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): CTDP-098290 06
  • Mould SID Code (Variants 1 & 2): IFPI 5100
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3): CTDP-098290 G3 1A 03
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI L423
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI 7225
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other Versions (5 of 34) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
494423 2, EPC 494423 2, 4944232000 Macy Gray On How Life Is(CD, Album) Epic, Epic, Clean Slate 494423 2, EPC 494423 2, 4944232000 Europe 1999 Sell This Version
EK 69490 Macy Gray On How Life Is(CD, Album) Epic EK 69490 Thailand 1999 Sell This Version
494423 9 Macy Gray On How Life Is(CD, Album) Epic 494423 9 Australia 1999 Sell This Version
494423 4 Macy Gray On How Life Is(Cass, Album) Epic, Vitosha Entertainment 494423 4 Bulgaria 1999 Sell This Version
494423 1, EPC 494423 1, 4944231000 Macy Gray On How Life Is(LP, Album) Epic, Epic, Clean Slate 494423 1, EPC 494423 1, 4944231000 Europe 1999 Sell This Version

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