kanYeWest* ‎– Graduation

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Roc-A-Fella Records ‎– 1762994
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CD, Album, Enhanced, Super Jewel Box
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1 Good Morning
Engineer [Assistant] – Bram Tobey, Jason Agel, Matty Green (2), Nate HertweckKeyboards – Andy ChatterleyMixed By – Anthony KilhofferProducer – Kanye WestRecorded By – Andrew Dawson, Anthony KilhofferVocals [Additional] – Connie Mitchell, Jay-Z, Tony "Penafire" Williams*Written-By – E. John, B. Taupin*, K. West*
3:15
2 Champion
Engineer [Assistant] – Andy Marcinkowski, Anthony Palazzole, Bram Tobey, Jason Agel, Nate HertweckLyrics By [Additional Lyrics Added By] – Kanye WestMixed By – Andrew DawsonProducer – Brian "All Day" Miller, Kanye WestRecorded By – Andrew Dawson, Anthony KilhofferVocals [Additional] – Connie Mitchell, Tony "Penafire" Williams*Written-By – D. Fagen*, W. Becker*
2:47
3 Stronger
Co-producer [Extended Outro], Recorded By [Extended Outro], Arranged By [Extended Outro] – Mike DeanEngineer [Assistant] – Bram Tobey, Jared Robbins, Jason Agel, Kengo Sakura*, Nate HertweckKeyboards – Andy Chatterley, Omar EdwardsKeyboards, Guitar – Mike DeanMixed By – Manny MarroquinProducer – Kanye WestProgrammed By [Additional Programming] – TimbalandRecorded By – Andrew Dawson, Anthony Kilhoffer, Seiji SekineWritten-By – E. Birdsong*, G. De Homen-Christo*, K. West*, T. Banghalter*
5:11
4 I Wonder
Arranged By [Strings], Conductor [Strings] – Larry GoldBass – Tim ResslerCello – Jennie LorenzoEngineer [Assistant] – Bram Tobey, Dale Parsons, Jason Agel, Nate HertweckKeyboards – Jon BrionMixed By – Andrew DawsonPiano, Synthesizer – Omar EdwardsProducer – Kanye WestRecorded By – Andrew Dawson, Anthony Kilhoffer, Greg KollerViola – Alexandra Leem, Peter Nocella*Violin – Charles Parker, Emma Kummrow, Gloria Justen, Igor Szwec, Luigi Mazzocchi*, Olga KonopelskyWritten-By – K. West*, L. Siffre*
4:03
5 Good Life
Arranged By [Strings] – Mike DeanBacking Vocals – John Legend, Ne-YoCello – John Krovoza, Richard Dodd (2)Drum Programming [Additional] – TimbalandEngineer [Assistant] – Andy Marcinkowski, Anthony Palazzole, Bram Tobey, Jason Agel, Nate HertweckFeaturing – T-PainMixed By – Andrew Dawson, Mike DeanPiano, Synthesizer – Omar EdwardsProducer – Toomp*, Kanye WestProducer [Additional] – Mike DeanRecorded By – Andrew Dawson, Anthony Kilhoffer, Paul SheehyViola – Alma Fernandez, Leah KatzViolin – Daphne Chen, Eric GorfainWritten-By – A. Davis*, F. Najm*, J. Ingram*, K. West*, Q. Jones*
3:27
6 Can't Tell Me Nothing
Engineer [Assistant] – Andy Marcinkowski, Anthony Palazzole, Bram Tobey, Jason Agel, Nate Hertweck, Richard ReitzKeyboards – Chris Rob, Darryl BeatonMixed By – Andrew Dawson, Mike DeanProducer – Toomp*, Kanye WestRecorded By – Andrew Dawson, Anthony Kilhoffer, Tony ReyVocals [Additional] – Connie Mitchell, Young JeezyWritten-By – A. Davis*, K. West*
4:31
7 Barry Bonds
Bass Guitar – Vincent "Biggs" JamesCo-producer – Kanye WestEngineer [Assistant] – Andy Marcinkowski, Anthony PalazzoleFeaturing – Lil WayneMixed By, Keyboards – Mike DeanProducer – NottzRecorded By – Andrew Dawson, D. Sloan*, Nottz Raw*Written-By – D. Lamb*, D. Carter*, F. Pappalardi*, J. Ventura*, K. West*, L. Weinstein*, N. Landsberg*
3:24
8 Drunk And Hot Girls
Arranged By [Strings] – Mike DeanCello – Richard Dodd (2)Engineer [Assistant] – Andy Marcinkowski, Anthony Palazzole, Bram Tobey, Dale Parsons, Jason AgelFeaturing – Mos DefKeyboards – Andy ChatterleyMixed By – Mike DeanProducer – Kanye WestProducer [Additional] – Jon BrionRecorded By – Andrew Dawson, Greg KollerStrings – The Section QuartetSynthesizer, Synthesizer [Synth Bass] – Omar EdwardsViola – Leah KatzViolin – Daphne Chen, Eric GorfainVocals [Additional] – Tanya HerronWritten-By – K. Suzuki*, H. Schuering*, I. Schmidt*, J. Liebezeit*, K. West*, M. Karoli*
5:13
9 Flashing Lights
Arranged By [Strings], Conductor [Strings] – Larry GoldBass – Tim ResslerCello – Jennie LorenzoEngineer [Assistant] – Andy Marcinkowski, Anthony Palazzole, Matty Green (2)Featuring – DweleInstruments [All Other] – Eric HudsonMixed By – Andrew DawsonProducer – Eric Hudson, Kanye WestRecorded By – Andrew Dawson, Anthony KilhofferViola – Alexandra Leem, Peter Nocella*Violin – Charles Parker, Emma Kummrow, Gloria Justen, Igor Szwec, Luigi Mazzocchi*, Olga KonopelskyVocals [Additional] – Connie MitchellWritten-By – E. Hudson*, K. West*
3:57
10 Everything I Am
Electric Piano [Rhodes] – Omar EdwardsEngineer [Assistant] – Andy Marcinkowski, Anthony Palazzole, Bram Tobey, Jason Agel, Nate HertweckFeaturing – DJ Premiere*Mixed By – Mike DeanProducer – Kanye WestRecorded By – Andrew Dawson, Anthony KilhofferVocals [Additional] – Tony "Penafire" Williams*Written-By – C. Ridenhour*, E. Sadler*, G. Clinton, Jr.*, H. Shocklee*, K. West*, P. Mitchell*
3:47
11 The Glory
Arranged By [Strings] – Rosie DanversBacking Vocals – Jalil Williams, Jehireh Williams, John Legend, Mos DefCo-producer – Gee Roberson, Patrick "Plan Rat" Reynolds*Engineer [Assistant] – Bram Tobey, Jason Agel, Matty Green (2), Nate HertweckKeyboards – Andy Chatterley, Omar EdwardsMixed By – Anthony KilhofferProducer – Kanye WestProducer [Strings] – Tommy D*Recorded By – Andrew Dawson, Anthony KilhofferStrings – Wired StringsWritten-By – D. Smith*, F. Pappalardi*, J. Ventura*, K. West*, L. Nyro*, L. Weinstein*, N. Landsberg*
3:32
12 Homecoming
Engineer [Assistant] – Andy Marcinkowski, Anthony Palazzole, Matty Green (2)Mixed By – Andrew Dawson, Mike DeanOther [Project Coordinator] – "DJ" Reflex, Sandra CampbellPercussion – Jon BrionProducer – Kanye West, Warren "Baby Dubb" Campbell*Recorded By – Andrew Dawson, Anthony Kilhoffer, Bruce Buechner, Greg KollerTechnician [Sound Design] – Sean Cooper (2)Vocals [Additional] – Chris MartinWritten-By – C. Martin*, K. West*, W. Campbell*
3:23
13 Big Brother
Engineer [Assistant] – Andy Marcinkowski, Dale ParsonsMixed By – Andrew DawsonProducer – Toomp*Recorded By – Andrew Dawson, Paul SheehyWritten-By – A. Davis*, K. West*
4:47
14 Good Night
Drum Programming – Plain PatEngineer [Assistant] – Andy Marcinkowski, Anthony Palazzole, Bram Tobey, Jason Agel, Nate HertweckFeaturing – Al Be Back, Mos DefMixed By – Mike DeanProducer – Albert "Al Be Back" Daniels*, Jason T. Miller, Kanye WestRecorded By – Andrew Dawson, Anthony KilhofferSynthesizer [Synth Bass] – Omar EdwardsVocals [Additional] – Al Be Back, Mos DefWritten-By – A. Daniels*, A. Reid*, E. Beckford*, J. Miller*, K. West*, W. Maragh*
3:05

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Notes

℗©2007 Roc-A-Fella Records, LLC.

Made in the EU.

www.defjam.co.uk

Comes in Super Jewel Box.

Track 14 contains 5:01 of silence.

Includes fold out poster: features album front cover artwork on one side, the ubiquitous Teddy Bear (wearing sunglasses) and "kanYeWest Graduation" on the other.

Sticker on the front cover states:
kanYeWest
Graduation
1762994

The enhanced content gives access to Kanye West and Roc-A-Fella Records weblinks.

Track 1, "Good Morning", contains samples from the Elton John recording "Someone Saved My Life Tonight", written by E. John and B. Taupin.
Track 2, "Champion" contains elements of the Steely Dan recording "Kid Charlemagne", written by Walter Becker and Donald Fagen.
Track 3, "Stronger" contains a sample of "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger" performed by Daft Punk, written by Thomas Banghalter, Guy Manuel De Homen-Christo and Edwin Birdsong [names as on release!]. Contains master use of "Cola Bottle Baby", performed by Edwin Birdsong.
Track 4, "I Wonder", contains a sample from "My Song" by Labi Siffre, written by Labi Siffre.
Track 5, "Good Life", contains a sample of "P.Y.T.", performed by Michael Jackson, written by Quincy Jones, James Ingram.
Track 7, "Barry Bonds", contains a sample of "Long Red" performed by Mountain, written by N. Landsberg, F. Pappalardi, J. Ventura and L. Weinstein.
Track 8, "Drunk And Hot Girls", contains elements of "Sing Swan Song" performed by Can, written by I. Schmidt, M. Karoli, J. Liebezeit, K. Suzuki and H. Schuering.
Track 10, "Everything I Am", contains elements of "If We Can't Be Lovers" performed by Phillip Mitchell, written by P. Mitchell and of "Bring The Noise" as performed by Public Enemy, written by G. Clinton, Jr., Carlton D. Ridenhour, Eric T. Sadler and Hank Shocklee.
Track 11, "The Glory", contains elements of "Save The Country" performed by Laura Nyro and contains a sample of "Long Red" performed by Mountain, written by N. Landsberg, F. Pappalardi, J. Ventura and L. Weinstein.
Track 14, "Good Night", contains elements of "Wake The Town" performed by U-Roy, written by A. Reid and E. Beckford and contains elements of "Nuff Man A Dead" written by William Maragh.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 6 02517 62994 3
  • Barcode (Scanned): 602517629943
  • Rights Society: BIEM/SABAM
  • Label Code: LC08427
  • Matrix / Runout (Logo x4): UNIVERSAL
  • Matrix / Runout: 1762994 01
  • Matrix / Runout (Moulded): MADE IN THE UK
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L136
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0479
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 04AZ

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