Gil Scott-Heron, Makaya McCraven ‎– We're New Again (A Reimagining By Makaya McCraven)

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XL Recordings ‎– XL1006CD
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1 Special Tribute (Broken Home Pt.1)
Keyboards – Makaya McCraven
0:42
2 I'm New Here
Drums, Percussion, Keyboards, Bass, Backing Vocals – Makaya McCravenGuitar – Jeff ParkerHarp – Brandee YoungerPiano – Greg SperoVibraphone [Vibes] – Joel Ross (3)Written-By – Bill CallahanWritten-By [Sample - 'Paris - La Manu'] – S. McCraven*
4:13
3 Running
Bass – Junius PaulBells – Ben Lamar Gay*Drums – Makaya McCravenGuitar – Jeff Parker
2:04
4 Blessed Parents
Performer [Sample - 'Allah'] – Jack Gregg, Richard Raux, Sulaiman HakimWritten-By [Sample - 'Allah'] – S. McCraven*Written-By [Sample - 'Ritual'] – B. Ross, S. McCraven*
1:09
5 New York Is Killing Me
Backing Vocals – Michelle Hutcherson, Tiona Hall, Tyria StokesBass, Percussion – Junius PaulDiddley Bow [Didley Bo] – Ben Lamar Gay*Guitar – Jeff ParkerHarp – Brandee YoungerPercussion – Makaya McCravenPiano – Greg SperoSaxophone – Fred Jackson (5)Vocals [Additional] – Kim JordanWritten-By [Sample - 'Intertwining Spirits] – S. McCraven*
5:19
6 The Patch (Broken Home Pt.2)
Bass, Guitar, Percussion – Makaya McCravenDiddley Bow [Didley Bo] – Ben Lamar Gay*
1:16
7 People Of The Light
Guitar – Jeff ParkerKeyboards – Greg SperoPercussion – Junius Paul, Makaya McCravenWritten-By [Sample - 'Urges'] – B. Ross, S. McCraven*
2:54
8 Being Blessed 0:14
9 Where Did The Night Go
Drum Programming – Makaya McCravenSynth – Greg SperoWritten-By [Sample - 'Silhouette Of Eric'] – T. Q. Kibwe*
2:37
10 Lily Scott (Broken Home Pt.3)
Bass – Makaya McCravenGuitar – Jeff ParkerHarp – Brandee YoungerVibraphone [Vibes] – Joel Ross (3)
1:05
11 I'll Take Care Of You
Drums, Keyboards, Synth [Synth Bass] – Makaya McCravenHarp – Brandee YoungerPiano [Sample] – Gil Scott-HeronWritten-By – Brook Benton
3:25
12 I've Been Me
Diddley Bow [Didley Bo] – Ben Lamar Gay*Drums – Makaya McCravenGuitar – Jeff Parker
0:36
13 This Can't Be Real
Drums, Bass – Makaya McCravenPiano [Sample] – Gil Scott-HeronSynth – Greg Spero
1:30
14 Piano Player 0:36
15 The Crutch
Backing Vocals – Junius PaulDiddley Bow [Didley Bo], Backing Vocals – Ben Lamar Gay*Drums, Percussion, Synth, Backing Vocals – Makaya McCravenGuitar – Jeff Parker
2:34
16 Guided (Broken Home Pt.4)
Guitar – Jeff ParkerHarp – Brandee YoungerStrings – Junius PaulVibraphone [Vibes] – Joel Ross (3)Written-By [Sample - 'Gare De L'Est Orient Express'] – S. McCraven*, T. Q. Kibwe*, A. Zsigmondi*
1:57
17 Certain Bad Things 0:13
18 Me And The Devil
Diddley Bow [Didley Bo] – Ben Lamar Gay*Drums – Makaya McCravenGuitar – Jeff ParkerPerformer [Sample - 'Allah'] – Jack Gregg, Richard Raux, Sulaiman HakimWritten-By – Robert JohnsonWritten-By [Sample - 'Allah'] – S. McCraven*
4:48

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Issued as a digipak.

From liner notes (Main credits):

'I'm New Here' - Sample: 'Paris - La Manu' (S. McCraven) - International World
'Blessed Parents' - Sample: 'Ritual' (S. McCraven/B. Ross) - International World; 'Allah' (S.McCraven) - Wooley The Newt
'New York Is Killing Me' - Sample: 'Intertwining Spirits' (S. McCraven) - Intertwining Spirits
'People Of The Light' - Sample: 'Urges' (S. McCraven/B. Ross) - International World
'Where Did The Night Go' - Sample: 'Silhouette Of Eric' (T. Q. Kibwe) - Intertwining Spirits
'Guided (Broken Home Pt.4)' - Sample: 'Gare De L'Est Orient Express' (S.McCraven, T. Q. Kibwe, A. Zsigmondi) - Intertwining Spirits
'Me And The Devil' - Sample: Allah' (S. McCraven) - Wooley The Newt

From liner notes (Sample credits):

"'I'm New Here' contains a sample taken from 'Paris - La Manu' by Stephen McCraven, featuring performances by Sulaiman Hakim, Jack Gregg and Richard Raux, written by S.McCraven."

"'Blessed Parents' contains a sample taken from 'Ritual' by Stephen McCraven, featuring performances by Sulaiman Hakim, Jack Gregg and Richard Raux, written by S.McCraven and B. Ross, and contains a sample taken from 'Allah' by Stephen McCraven, featuring performances by Sulaiman Hakim, Jack Gregg and Richard Raux, written by S.McCraven and B. Ross."

"'New York Is Killing Me' contains a sample taken from 'Intertwining Spirits' by Stephen McCraven, featuring performances by Sulaiman Hakim, Jack Gregg and Richard Raux, written by S.McCraven."

"'People Of The Light' contains a sample taken from 'Urges' by Stephen McCraven, featuring performances by Sulaiman Hakim, Jack Gregg and Richard Raux, written by S.McCraven and B. Ross."

"'Where Did The Night Go' contains a sample taken from 'Silhouette Of Eric' by Stephen McCraven, featuring performances by Sulaiman Hakim, Jack Gregg and Richard Raux, written by S.McCraven and T. Q. Kibwe."

"'Guided (Broken Home Pt.4)' contains a sample taken from 'Gare De L'Est Orient Express' by Stephen McCraven, featuring performances by Sulaiman Hakim, Jack Gregg and Richard Raux, written by S.McCraven, T. Q. Kibwe and A. Zsigmondi."

"'Me And The Devil' contains a sample taken from 'Allah' by Stephen McCraven, featuring performances by Sulaiman Hakim, Jack Gregg and Richard Raux, written by S.McCraven and B. Ross."

Note - the three performers listed in the samples credits are only credited in Discogs on tracks from Wooley The Newt.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned (Stickered)): 191404100622
  • Label Code: LC 05667
  • Matrix / Runout: AJ93089-01 manufactured by optimal media GmbH
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L578
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 9744

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February 21, 2020
Its quite extraordinary the variety and quality of the music that the "I'm New Here" sessions have produced. I really liked the original album and the Jamie XX remixes, but this takes it to a whole new level