Timbaland ‎– Timbaland Presents Shock Value

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1 Oh Timbaland
Drums, Synth – TimbalandEdited By [Protools Editing] – Ron Taylor (4)Engineer [Assistant] – Doug Sadler, James Roach, Mark Gray (5)Organ – John SpiveryPerformer [Sinnerman] – Nina SimoneProducer – TimbalandRecorded By, Mixed By, Programmed By – Demacio "Demo" Castellon*Steel Guitar – Jermaine "Tank" JenningsWritten-By – N. Simone*, T. Clayton*, T. Mosley*Written-By [Sinnerman] – N. Simone*
3:30
2 Give It To Me
Co-producer – DanjaDrums – TimbalandEngineer [Assistant] – Matty Green (2)Featuring – Justin Timberlake, Nelly FurtadoKeyboards, Bass – DanjaProducer – TimbalandRecorded By, Mixed By, Programmed By – Demacio "Demo" Castellon*Written-By – J. Timberlake*, N. Hills*, N. Furtado*, T. Clayton*, T. Mosley*
3:54
3 Release
Backing Vocals – Jim Beanz, Keri HilsonBass – Dan WarnerDrums, Keyboards – TimbalandEdited By [Protools Editing] – Ron Taylor (4)Engineer [Assistant] – Matty Green (2)Featuring – Justin TimberlakeGuitar – Dan Warner, Kevin Rudolph*Producer – TimbalandProducer [Vocal Production] – Jim BeanzRecorded By [Additional Recording] – Marcella "Ms. Lago" Araica*Recorded By, Mixed By, Programmed By – Demacio "Demo" Castellon*Written-By – C. Longmile*, J. Timberlake*, T. Mosley*
3:25
4 The Way I Are
Co-producer – DanjaDrums – Danja, TimbalandEdited By [Protools Editing] – Ron Taylor (4)Featuring – D.O.E., Keri HilsonKeyboards – DanjaMixed By – Marcella "Ms. Lago" Araica*Producer – TimbalandRecorded By – Demacio "Demo" Castellon*Written-By – B. Muhammad*, C. Nelson*, J. Maultsby*, K. Hilson*, N. Hills*, T. Mosley*
2:59
5 Bounce
Featuring – Dr. Dre, Justin Timberlake, Missy ElliottInstruments [All Except For Keyboards] – TimbalandKeyboards – Jerome HarmonMixed By – Marcella "Ms. Lago" Araica*Mixed By [Assistant] – Robert "Roomio" Reyes*Producer – TimbalandRecorded By – Demacio "Demo" Castellon*, Marcella "Ms. Lago" Araica*Recorded By [Additional Recording] – Mauricio "Veto" IragorriWritten-By – A. Young*, J. Timberlake*, M. Elliott*, T. Mosley*
4:04
6 Come And Get Me
Backing Vocals – Jim Beanz, Mira (7)Co-producer – DanjaDrums, Piano, Bass – DanjaEngineer [Assistant] – Mark Gray (5), Miguel BustamanteFeaturing – 50 Cent, Tony YayoInstruments [All] – TimbalandMixed By – Demacio "Demo" Castellon*, Marcella "Ms. Lago" Araica*Producer – TimbalandRecorded By – Demacio "Demo" Castellon*, Patrick MageeWritten-By – C. Jackson*, M. Bernard*, T. Clayton*, T. Mosley*
3:30
7 Kill Yourself
Edited By [Protools Editing] – Ron Taylor (4)Engineer [Assistant] – Mark Gray (5)Featuring – Attitude (2), Sebastian (3)Piano – DanjaProducer – TimbalandRecorded By, Mixed By, Programmed By – Demacio "Demo" Castellon*Written-By – G. Mosley*, T. Clayton*, T. Mosley*
4:06
8 Boardmeeting
Backing Vocals – Marcella "Ms. Lago" Araica*Bass – Jerome Harmon, TimbalandCo-producer – DanjaDrums – TimbalandEdited By [Protools Editing] – Ron Taylor (4)Featuring – Magoo (3)Producer – TimbalandRecorded By [Additional Recording] – Marcella "Ms. Lago" Araica*, Mark Gray (5)Recorded By, Mixed By, Programmed By – Demacio "Demo" Castellon*Strings – Jerome HarmonSynth – Danja, TimbalandWritten-By – C. Smith*, E. Deodato*, G. Brown*, J. Moore*, J. Taylor*, K. Walker*, L. Smith*, M. Barclif*, N. Hills*, R. Ford*, R. Bell*, R. Mickens*, Ro. Bell*, R. Simmons*, T. Clayton*, T. Mosley*Written-By [Get Down On It] – Claydes Smith, Eumir Deodato, George Brown, James Taylor*, Robert Bell*, Robert Mickens*, Ronald BellWritten-By [The Breaks] – James Moore*, Kurt Walker*, Laurence Smith*, Robert Ford*, Russell Simmons
2:29
9 Fantasy
Arranged By [Vocal Arrangement], Producer [Vocal Production] – Walter (Lil Walt) Millsap III*Co-producer – Boss BeatsCoordinator [Project Coordinator] – Brian Peters (4), Dave Scott (20), Gary Jordan, Keisha GambleFeaturing – Money (2)Lead Vocals [All], Backing Vocals [All] – Money (2)Mixed By – Bob HornMusic By [All] – Boss Beats, Walter (Lil Walt) Millsap III*Producer – Walter (Lil Walt) Millsap III*Recorded By – Walter (Lil Walt) Millsap III*Written-By – C. Nelson*, D. Watson*, F. Greenfield*, L. Van Sciver*, T. Mosley*, W. Millsap III*
4:10
10 Scream
Co-producer – DanjaDrums – TimbalandEdited By [Protools Editing] – Ron Taylor (4)Featuring – Keri Hilson, Nicole ScherzingerGuitar – Dan Warner, Danja, Kevin Rudolph*Keyboards, Bass – DanjaMixed By [Mix Asst.] – James Barton*Producer – TimbalandRecorded By, Mixed By, Programmed By – Demacio "Demo" Castellon*, Marcella "Ms. Lago" Araica*Written-By – K. Hilson*, N. Hills*, T. Mosley*
5:41
11 Miscommunication
Engineer [Asst.] – Miguel BustamanteFeaturing – Keri Hilson, Sebastian (3)Mixed By – Marcella "Ms. Lago" Araica*Producer – DanjaRecorded By – Demacio "Demo" Castellon*Written-By – G. Mosley*, K. Hilson*, N. Hills*
3:19
12 Bombay
Engineer [Asst.] – Miguel BustamanteFeaturing – Amar, Jim BeanzInstruments [All] – TimbalandMixed By – Marcella "Ms. Lago" Araica*Producer – TimbalandProducer [Vocal Production] – Jim BeanzRecorded By, Programmed By – Demacio "Demo" Castellon*Vocals [Additional] – Jim BeanzWritten-By – A. Dhanjan*, J. Washington*, T. Mosley*
3:00
13 Throw It On Me
Engineer [Asst.] – Doug Sadler, James Roach, Mark Gray (5)Featuring – The HivesGuitar – Dan Warner, N. Arson*, Timbaland, V. Carlstroem*Instruments [All] – TimbalandProducer – TimbalandRecorded By [The Hives] – Johan GustafssonRecorded By, Mixed By, Programmed By – Demacio "Demo" Castellon*Vocals – H.P. Almqvist*Written-By – R. Fitzsimmons*, T. Clayton*, T. Mosley*
2:10
14 Time
Bass – Adam Bravin, Dan WarnerEdited By [Protools Editing] – Ron Taylor (4)Featuring – She Wants RevengeGuitar – Dan Warner, Justin Warfield, TimbalandKeyboards, Drums – TimbalandProducer – TimbalandRecorded By, Mixed By, Programmed By – Demacio "Demo" Castellon*Written-By – A. Bravin*, J. Warfield*, T. Clayton*, T. Mosley*
3:58
15 One And Only
Co-producer – Hannon LaneDrums – Andrew Hurley, Hannon LaneEngineer [Asst.] – Fareed SalamahFeaturing – Fall Out BoyGuitar – Patrick StumpKeyboards – Hannon LaneProducer – TimbalandRecorded By – Demacio "Demo" Castellon*Written-By – H. Lane*, P. Stump*, P. Wentz*, T. Mosley*
4:16
16 Apologize
Co-producer – TimbalandEngineer [Asst.] – Fareed SalamahFeaturing – One Republic*Keyboards [Additional], Strings [Additional] – Jerome HarmonProducer – Greg Wells, Ryan TedderWritten-By – R. Tedder*, T. Mosley*
3:04
17 2 Man Show
Bass – DanjaChoir – A. Helaire, B. Webb, D. Davis (3), D. Watson, D. Williams (2), D. Millsap*, E. Millsap, E. Watson (2), J. Millsap, K. Alexander Jr., K. Shannon, L. Dotson*, N. Lollis, N. Thrash*, R. Thrash*, S. Jackson (2), T. Goodrich, T. Lavendar, T. MitchellConductor [Choir] – Walter Millsap*Drums – TimbalandEngineer [Asst.] – Matty Green (2)Featuring – Elton JohnPiano – Elton JohnProducer – Elton John, TimbalandRecorded By, Mixed By, Programmed By – Demacio "Demo" Castellon*Strings – Stevie BlackeWritten-By – E. John*, N. Hills*, T. Mosley*, W. Millsap*
4:40
18 Hello
Edited By [Protools Editing] – Ron Taylor (4)Engineer [Asst.] – Luis TovarFeaturing – Attitude (2), Keri HilsonInstruments [All Except For Sony Keyboards And Organ] – TimbalandKeyboards [Sony], Organ – Jerome HarmonProducer – TimbalandRecorded By, Mixed By – Demacio "Demo" Castellon*Written-By – K. Hilson*, T. Clayton*, T. Mosley*
4:35

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Track 18 is a bonus track.

℗ © 2007 Blackground Records/Interscope Records, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

Made in the EU.

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0602517334403 Timbaland Shock Value(CD, Album) Universal Music Group, Blackground Entertainment 0602517334403 Hungary 2007 Sell This Version
B000859402 Timbaland Shock Value(CD, Album) Interscope Records, Blackground Records B000859402 Canada 2007 Sell This Version
460502601137 Timbaland Timbaland Presents Shock Value(CD, Album) Blackground Records 460502601137 Russia 2007 Sell This Version
0602517334403 Timbaland Shock Value(CD, Album, Spe) Blackground Records, Interscope Records 0602517334403 Indonesia 2007 Sell This Version
173344-0 Timbaland Timbaland Presents Shock Value(CD, Album, S/Edition) Blackground Records, Interscope Records, Mosley Music Group 173344-0 Thailand 2007 Sell This Version

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Habitak_Berlin

Habitak_Berlin

June 28, 2012

In the late 1990s and early 2000s, Timbaland (alongside the Neptunes) was THE producer to go to for mindblowing, genre-redefining beats in the R&B and Hip Hop area. Aaliyah, Missy Elliott, Ginuwine - these were all great artists, but I doubt that they would have had the same success if it weren't for Timbaland's beats.

Then, some time around 2006, he started losing it. His productions were still strong from time to time, but there wasn't anything futuristic about them anymore - it was just OK pop music. There must have been some profound change in his life which made him turn into a different musical path. I remember reading an interview with him around that time in German "Juice" magazine, where he talked about how he had started pumping iron and how he wanted to create a new form of music, called "Mosley Music".

Well, according to the "Shock Value" album, this is what Mosley Music consists of: mostly bland, unfunky beats, guest vocalists who apparently have only been selected because of how many records they sell, and some of the lamest lyrics and song ideas I have ever heard on an R&B or pop record.

You have to hear the trainwreck that is "Bounce" to believe it: A supposedly sexy song with some of the most unsexy vocal performances ever. Justin Timberlake tells you how he would like to see "me on you, and you on her" and can't even pronounce "ménage à trois" right, Missy tells you about her "big ole butt", Tim talks about "big titties" - I can hardly think of any song intended to be sexy that is more off-turning, except maybe QB Finest's "Oochie Wally".

Furthermore, we get a handful of songs that are boring and unoriginal but at least can work on some dancefloors if you don't pay attention to the lyrics. These were all released as singles: The Way I Are, Sream amd Give It To Me. The latter has some of the most ridiculous diss lyrics: Who cares about a rivalry between two vanilla producers - a guy who works with the Pussycat Dolls and the producer of Ricky Martin songs? Who gives a damn about what Nelly Furtado, or anyone at all, thinks about the Black Eyed Peas' Fergie? And who seriously thinks that Justin Timberlake, whose fate depends on a handful of high-profile producers, could be a threat to Prince, one of the most creative musicians in pop music? I have to give Timbaland some credit for "Scream" though, which is a nice pop song that somehow reminds me of Shakespear's Sister's music.

This is how the album goes on and on and for the most part it made me think: Well, this is all pretty bad. But at least a little spark of Timbaland's old talent can still be recognised in the songs, since they reference sounds of his old, career-defining records from time to time. Then I listened to the end section of the album and couldn't bear it anymore. The most obvious mainstream rock songs with cheap electronic beats underneath - how could anyone consider this a good idea? This is also the part of the album on which Timbaland has the most problems with making the songs his own. While up until then, the record could be considered a Timbaland album packed to the maximum with guest musicians, here it turns into a compilation of other people's songs that just happen to have a little contribution by Timbaland in them. This is most apparent in One Republic's "Apologize", where Timbaland wails like a baby seal, just so he could say that he was featured as a vocalist on the song. Not even Elton John can save this record, and by the time the bonus track starts, most people who liked Timbaland's earlier work will long have turned off the stereo.

It is not often that I give a record a one point rating, but this is one of those rare occurences where negative points would be fitting. Sadly, in the five years since "Shock Value" was released, Timbaland's productions have only gotten worse, and it does not look like he will be returning to form anytime soon.