kanYeWest* ‎– Graduation

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Roc-A-Fella Records ‎– 60251741220, Roc-A-Fella Records ‎– 602517412200
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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 – B. Taupin*, E. John*, 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 "Allday" Miller*, Kanye WestRecorded By – Andrew Dawson, Anthony KilhofferSynth – Omar EdwardsVocals [Additional] – Connie Mitchell, Tony "Penafire" Williams*Written-By – D. Fagen*, W. Becker*
2:48
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 HertweckGuitar – Mike DeanKeyboards – Andy Chatterley, La Mar "Mars" Edwards*, 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*
5:12
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, Synth – 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 Drum Programming] – TimbalandEngineer [Assistant] – Andy Marcinkowski, Anthony Palazzole, Bram Tobey, Jason Agel, Nate HertweckFeaturing – T-PainMixed By – Andrew Dawson, Mike DeanPiano, Synth – Omar EdwardsProducer – Toomp*, Kanye WestProducer [Additional Production] – 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*
4:32
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 Production] – Jon BrionRecorded By – Andrew Dawson, Greg KollerStrings – The Section QuartetSynth, Synth [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*
3:58
10 Everything I Am
Electric Piano [Rhodes] – Omar EdwardsEngineer [Assistant] – Andy Marcinkowski, Anthony Palazzole, Bram Tobey, Jason Agel, Nate HertweckFeaturing, Scratches – 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*
3:48
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*
3:33
12 Homecoming
Coordinator [Project Coordinator] – "DJ" Reflex*, Sandra CampbellEngineer [Assistant] – Andy Marcinkowski, Anthony Palazzole, Matty Green (2)Mixed By – Andrew Dawson, Mike DeanPercussion – Jon BrionProducer – Kanye West, Warryn "Baby Dubb" Campbell*Recorded By – Andrew Dawson, Anthony Kilhoffer, Bruce Buechner, Greg KollerSound Designer – Sean Cooper (2)Vocals [Additional] – Chris MartinWritten-By – C. Martin*, K. West*, W. Campbell*
3:24
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

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Issued in a gatefold card sleeve. Includes fold out poster.
The enhanced content gives access to Kanye West and Roc-a-fella Records weblinks.

Catalog numbers
60251741220 on the sleeve
602517412200 on the disc face

Track 1 contains samples from the Elton John recording "Someone Saved My Life Tonight", written by E. John and B. Taupin.
Track 2 contains elements of the Steely Dan recording "Kid Charlemagne", written by Walter Becker and Donald Fagen.
Track 3 contains a sample of "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger" performed by Daft Punk written by Thomas Banghalter, Guy Manuel De Homen-Christo and Edwin Birdsong. Contains master use of "Cola Bottle Baby", performed by Edwin Birdsong.
Track 4 contains a sample from "My Song" by Labi Siffre, written by Labi Siffre.
Track 5 contains a sample of "P.Y.T.", performed by Michael Jackson, written by Quincy Jones, James Ingram.
Track 7 contains a sample of "Long Red" performed by [aMountain], written by N. Landsberg, F. Pappalardi, J. Ventura and L. Weinstein.
Track 8 contains elements of "Sing Swan Song" performed by Can, written by I. Schmidt, M. Karoli, J. Liebezeit, K. Suzuki and H. Schuering.
Track 10 contains elements of "If We Can't Be Lovers" performed by Prince 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 contains elements of "Save The Country" performed by Laura Nyro and a sample of "Long Red" performed by Mountain, written by N. Landsberg, F. Pappalardi, J. Ventura and L. Weinstein.

1: produced for Very Good Beats/Hip Hop Since 1978. Recorded at Sony Music Studios, NYC & The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA. Mixed at Chalice Studios, Hollywood, CA.
2: produced for Very Good Beats/Hip Hop Since 1978. Recorded at Sony Music Studios, NYC & The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA. Mixed at Chung King Studios, NYC.
3: produced for Very Good Beats/Hip Hop Since 1978. Recorded at Ape Sounds, Tokyo, Japan and at Sony Music Studios, NYC & The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA. Mixed at Larrabee North Studios, Universal City, CA and at Battery Studios, NYC. Extended outro co-produced, recorded and arranged for Dean's List Productions.
4: produced for Very Good Beats/Hip Hop Since 1978. Recorded at Henson Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA and at Sony Music Studios, NYC & The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA. Mixed at Legacy Recording Studios, NYC.
5: produced for Very Good Beats/Hip Hop Since 1978 (Kanye West) and for Zone Boy Productions, Inc. (Toomp). Additional production for Dean's List Productions. Recorded at Doppler Studios, Atlanta, GA, Sony Music Studios, NYC & The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA. Mixed at Chung King Studios, NYC.
6: produced for Very Good Beats/Hip Hop Since 1978 (Kanye West) and for Zone Boy Productions, Inc. (Toomp). Additional production for Dean's List Productions. Recorded at Doppler Studios, Atlanta, GA, Sony Music Studios, NYC, The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA and at Chalice Studios, Los Angeles, CA. Mixed at Encore Studios, Los Angeles, CA and at Chung King Studios, NYC.
7: produced for DMP/Teamsta Entertainment. Co-produced for Very Good Beats/Hip Hop Since 1978. Recorded at Chung King Studios, NYC and at The Durt Factory Studio, Norfolk, VA. Mixed at Chung King Studios, NYC
8: produced for Very Good Beats/Hip Hop Since 1978. Recorded at Sony Music Studios, NYC, Legacy Studios, NYC and at Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood, CA. Mixed at Chung King Studios, NYC
9: produced for Very Good Beats/Hip Hop Since 1978 (Kanye West) and for Just E. Productions Goup, LLC/SuperNova Management, Inc. (Eric Hudson). Recorded at Chalice Studios, Los Angeles, CA and at Chung King Studios, NYC. Mixed at Chung King Studios, NYC.
10: produced for Very Good Beats/Hip Hop Since 1978. Recorded at Avex Studio, Honolulu, HI and Sony Music Studios, NYC and The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA. Mixed at Chung King Studios, NYC.
11: produced for Very Good Beats/Hip Hop Since 1978. Co-produced for Hip Hop Since 1978. Recorded at Sony Music Studios, NYC and The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA. Mixed at Chalice Studios, Hollywood, CA. Strings produced at 'the Lab of Luv' Studios, London.
12: produced for Very Good Beats/Hip Hop Since 1978 (Kanye West) and for My Block Records (Warryn "Baby Dubb" Campbell). Recorded at Fever Recording Studio, North Hollywood, CA; Abbey Road Studios, London; Sony Music Studios, NYC & The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA and Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood, CA. Mixed at Chalice Studios, Hollywood, CA and Chung King Studios, NYC.
13: produced for Zone Boy Productions, Inc. Recorded at Doppler Studios, Atlanta, GA, and at Legacy Recording Studios, NYC. Mixed at Chung King Studios, NYC.

Mastered at Universal Music Studios East, NYC.

℗©2007 Roc-A-Fella Records, LLC
Artwork ©2007 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd./Kanye West/Mascotte Holdings, LLC.
Manufactured and marketed by The Island Def Jam Music Group, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.
Made in the EU.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 6 02517 41220 0
  • Rights Society: BIEM/SABAM
  • Label Code: LC08427
  • Matrix / Runout: 52391667/060251741220000000 21
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LB 46
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 07105

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
B0009541-02 Kanye West Graduation(CD, Album) Roc-A-Fella Records B0009541-02 US 2007 Sell This Version
1741220 kanYeWest* Graduation(CD, Album) Roc-A-Fella Records 1741220 Indonesia 2007 Sell This Version
KANYEGRADUATION003 Kanye West Graduation(2xLP, Album, Ltd, Unofficial) Getting Out Our Dreams (2) KANYEGRADUATION003 Netherlands 2013 Sell This Version
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