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Lisa Left Eye Lopes*Supernova

Label:Arista – 07822-14673-2
Format:
CD, Album
Country:Australia
Released:
Genre:Hip Hop
Style:Pop Rap

Tracklist

1Life Is Like A Park
Arranged By [Vocal Arrangement]Carl Thomas, Mark Pitts, Tracey Horton
Backing Vocals, Vocals [Featuring]Carl Thomas
Drum Programming, Guitar, ProducerTerence Dudley
Mixed By [Assisted By]Greg Smith (2), Steef Van De Gevel, Timmy Olmstead
Recorded ByJohn Frye, Tom Chianti
Recorded By [Assisted By]Dave Butcher, Gael Guilarte, Warren Bletcher
Written-ByM. Pitts*, T. Dudley*, T. Horton*
4:03
2Hot!
Arranged By [Vocal Arrangement]Mark Pitts, Tracey Horton
Co-producerDJ Twinz
Drum ProgrammingDJ Twinz, Rockwilder
Mixed ByPat Viala
Mixed By [Assisted By]Gael Guilarte
ProducerRockwilder
Recorded ByMike M. Koch*
Recorded By [Assisted By]Clay Holley, Gael Guilarte
Written-ByD. Stinson*, R. Grant*, R. Grant*, T. Horton*
4:12
3The Block Party
Arranged By [Vocal Arrangement]Salaam Remi, Tracey Horton
Drum Programming, KeyboardsSalaam Remi
Mixed By [Assisted By], Recorded By [Assisted By]Alex Ndione
Mixed By, Recorded ByGary "The Mon" Noble*
Written-ByM. White*, S. Remi*, T. Horton*
4:04
4Let Me Live
Arranged By [Vocal Arrangement]Inga Willis, Mark Pitts
Backing VocalsLisa "Left Eye" Lopes, Mark Pitts
Drum Programming, KeyboardsSalaam Remi
Mixed By [Assisted By], Recorded By [Assisted By]Alex Ndione
Mixed By, Recorded ByGary "The Mon" Noble*
Written-ByI. Willis*, M. Pitts*, M. Patasar*, S. Remi*
3:53
5Jenny
Arranged By [Vocal Arrangement]Mark Pitts, Phalon Alexander
Drum Programming, ProducerRick Rock (2)
GuitarSemi Ojetunde*
Mixed ByChris Brooke
Mixed By [Assisted By]Cesar Ramirez
Recorded ByJay Gonzalez
Vocals [Featuring]Jazze Pha
6:07
6I Believe In Me
Arranged By [Vocal Arrangement]Mark Pitts, Tracey Horton
Backing VocalsLisa "Left Eye" Lopes
Drum Programming, Guitar, ProducerTerence Dudley
Mixed By [Assisted By]Greg Smith (2), Steef Van De Gevel, Timmy Olmstead
Recorded ByJohn Frye
Recorded By [Assisted By]Warren Bletcher
Written-ByT. Dudley*, T. Horton*
4:17
7Rags To Riches
Arranged By [Vocal Arrangement], Drum Programming, Vocals [Featuring]Andre Rison
BassPaulie (3)
Mixed ByEliud A. Ortiz*, John Frye
Mixed By [Assisted By]Warren Bletcher
ProducerBad Moon
Recorded ByMalik Albert
Recorded By [Assisted By]Michael Klein
Written-ByA. Rison*
4:32
8True Confessions
Arranged By [Vocal Arrangement], Vocals [Featuring]Angela Hunte
Backing VocalsBig Ang*
Drum Programming, KeyboardsSalaam Remi
Mixed By [Assisted By], Recorded By [Assisted By]Alex Ndione
Mixed By, Recorded ByGary "The Man" Noble*
Written-ByA. Hunte*, K. Thomas (2), S. Remi*
3:53
9Untouchable
Arranged By [Vocal Arrangement]2Pac, Tracey Horton
Backing Vocals2Pac, Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes
Co-producerLisa "Left Eye" Lopes
Drum Programming, Producer2Pac
Mixed ByEliud A. Ortiz*, Tom Kidd*
Mixed By [Assisted By]Richard Furch, Stephanie Vonarx
Rap [Featuring]Tupac Shakur
Recorded By [Assisted By]Chris Lewis (2), Stephanie Vonarx
Written-ByT. Horton*, T. Shakur*
5:34
10Head To The Sky
Arranged By [Vocal Arrangement]Andre Rison, Danny Williams (5), Inga Willis, Natina Reed
Drum Programming, ProducerArmando Colon
Mixed ByEliud A. Ortiz*
Mixed By [Assisted By]Jeremy Mitchell
Recorded ByCraig Taylor (2), John Frye
Recorded By [Assisted By]Stephanie Vonarx, Warren Bletcher
Vocals [Featuring]Blaque (2)
Written-ByA. Rison*, A. Colon*, I. Willis*, M. White*, N. Reed*
4:14
11The Universal Quest
Arranged By [Vocal Arrangement], Vocals [Featuring]Esthero
Backing VocalsEsthero, Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes
Drum Programming, ProducerTwin Dragons
Mixed ByJosh Butler
Recorded ByChris Brann
Written-ByI. Giles*, J. Englishman*, K. Clark*
5:51
12A New Star Is Born
Arranged By [Vocal Arrangement], Backing Vocals, Vocals [Featuring]Tangi Forman
Drum Programming, Guitar [Lap Steel], Mixed By, Producer, Recorded ByKarl Heilbron
Mixed By [Assisted By]Karl Egsieker, Ryan Williams
4:39
Hidden Track
13Breathe4:25
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Notes

Track 3 contains a sample from "Drum Song" by Earth, Wind & Fire.
Track 4 contains a sample from "Dreadlocks" by Mungal Patasar.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 7822-14673-2 2
  • Barcode (String): 078221467322
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L471
  • Mould SID Code: ifpi 7591
  • Matrix / Runout: 07822146732 6111007508

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Supernova (CD, Album)Arista07822 14673 2Europe2001
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Supernova (2×LP, Album)Arista07822 14873 1Europe2001
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Supernova (CD, Album)AristaBVCA-21100Japan2001
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Supernova (Cassette, Album)Arista, BMG Russia07822 14673 4Russia2001

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  • FemaleHipHopFein's avatar
    Can anyone post more photos including spines and inside the CD cover as some have different colours.
    • musicman2012's avatar
      musicman2012
      Edited 11 years ago
      I bought this on vinyl after Lisa's tragic death. I was so suprised how quickly I received it. I think with the right material, "Left Eye" could have been a huge solo act. I really believe she was the spice that made TLC click, because they've had little success without her. "The Block Party", "Hot " & "Life Is A Park" are standouts on the album. My most favorite track is ""A New Star Is Born". With a lot of the vibe on here being about rebirth & spirituality, I do believe Lisa knew she had little time to accomplish all she wanted to. I recommend this vinyl or Cd of this special album from a special lady. This is way better than the "Eye Legacy" release from a few years ago.
      • Edited 19 years ago
        The only solo LP from the tragic TLC star Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, "Supernova" is a very special recording - of that there can be no doubt. After her sudden and tragic death, many people found the music of Lisa and found out, all too late, what a wonderfully talented individual she was and just how much the music industry lost on that fateful day of her passing. This LP is a perfect display of both her talent and also a precious glimpse into the world of a generation's hero and fallen soldier. The single from the release - "The Block Party" is an uplifting tribute to all of what is great and wonderful about life. With an unusual beat and oriental-vibe it's the kind of track that will secure a very warm place inside of your heart. It's also the perfect hot summers day soundtrack. Another stand out track is "Hot!" which has a more traditional Hip-Hop beat over which Lopes laces some of her finest rhymes ever recorded. This is a stunning track in every sense of the word. Continuing the uplifting mood set by a certain Block Party, "Life is a Park" is about the trials and tribulations everyone faces in life and invites the world to just get right back up again. May sound sickly sweet, but Lopes pulls it off. The song is almost Folk-like in it's sound and it's another truly original piece that you'll fall in love with.
        But the album does have a darker side, which adds some depth to "Supernova". "Let Me Live" tells of the destructive side of the ruthless music industry. While "True Confessions" is a more personal account that details the much-publicised break-up of Lopes and her famous footballer-fiancee Andre Rison. Haunting in it's honesty is "A New Star is Born" is a literal audio-letter from Lisa to her Father who was shot and killed the same day she signed a contract with TLC. No detail is spared, however heart-wrenching. That same honesty is present throughout "Supernova" and it's that honesty that is it's biggest strength. It's interesting that the album is of two halves - one positive and uplifting, while the other sad and introspective - perhaps a testiment to the complicated and misunderstod personality that was Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes. Regardless, "Supernova" is a beautifully crafted album; It's a very special recording that believes music can be magical and glorious.

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