Louie Vega Presents Elements Of Life (3) ‎– Eclipse

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Fania Records ‎– UPC 8 46395 08021 6
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2 × CD, Album, Digipak
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1-1 Balance In All Things
Featuring, Voice [Spoken Word] – Ursula RuckerWritten-By – Luis F. Vega*, Ursula Rucker
1:51
1-2 Canto Para Ochosi
Featuring, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Nina RodriguezWritten-By – Luis F. Vega*, Nina Rodriguez
3:00
1-3 Celebrate
Backing Vocals – Cindy Mizelle, Lisa FischerFeaturing, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Josh MilanWritten-By – Josh Milan, Luis F. Vega*, Selan Lerner*
3:07
1-4 I Dream A World
Backing Vocals – Lisa FischerFeaturing, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Josh MilanPiano, Electric Piano [Rhodes] – Junito Davila*Written-By – Efrain Davila*, Josh Milan, Luis F. Vega*
5:55
1-5 Most Beautiful
Backing Vocals, Keyboards [Harmonica, Solo] – Josh MilanFeaturing, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Anané, Lisa FischerGuitar [Solo, Scats] – Raul Midon*Written-By – Josh Milan, Luis F. Vega*
5:17
1-6 Children Of The World
Arranged By [Background Vocal] – Louie VegaBacking Vocals – Lisa FischerBass Harmonica – William GalisonFeaturing, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Arranged By [Background Vocal], Organ [Wurlitzer], Keyboards – Josh MilanWritten-By – Josh Milan, Luis F. Vega*
5:17
1-7 Barbara Ann
Electric Guitar – Ricardo Ramos (2)Featuring, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Arranged By [Background Vocal] – Cindy Mizelle, Lisa FischerWritten-By – B. Ingram*, W. Lewis*
6:11
1-8 Overtake Don Overtake Overtake
Featuring, Voice [Spoken Word] – Sheyi OlagunjuWritten-By – Fela Anikulapo-Kuti*
5:13
1-9 Sodade
Backing Vocals – Francisco Martins (4), Lisa Fischer, Maria MartinsFeaturing, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – AnanéWritten-By – Amandio Cabral, Armando Zeferino Soares, Luis Morais
3:50
1-10 Love Is You
Backing Vocals – Anane*, Lisa FischerWritten-By – Luis F. Vega*
2:20
1-11 This Is Us
Backing Vocals – Lisa FischerDrums [Live] – Jerard SnellFeaturing, Voice [Spoken Word] – Ursula RuckerLyrics By – Ursula RuckerMusic By [Hook] – Luis F. Vega*, Oveous MaximusSoprano Saxophone – Ivan RentaWritten-By – Haki R. Madhubuti, Ovil R. Salcedo*, Selan Lerner*
3:20
1-12 Berimbau
Backing Vocals – Lisa FischerFeaturing, Lead Vocals – Josh MilanFlute [Live] – Frank Fontaine (2)Written-By – Baden Powell, Ray Gilbert, Vinicius De Moraes
5:53
1-13 Harlem River Drive
Backing Vocals – Josh Milan, Lisa FischerFlute [Live] – Monday MichiruWritten-By – L. Mizell*
5:59
1-14 Live Your Life For Today
Backing Vocals – Lisa FischerElectric Guitar – Ricardo Ramos (2)Featuring, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Josh MilanFlute [Live], Soprano Saxophone – Frank Fontaine (2)Written-By – Efrain Davila*, Josh Milan, Luis F. Vega*
5:34
1-15 I'm A Woman, I'm A Queen
Featuring, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Cindy Mizelle, Lisa FischerWritten-By – Josh Milan, Luis F. Vega*, Selan Lerner*
5:59
1-16 I Believe In Miracles
Backing Vocals – Anane*, Josh MilanFeaturing, Lead Vocals – Cindy Mizelle, Lisa FischerWritten-By – Josh Milan, Luis F. Vega*
5:28
1-17 You Came Into My Life
Backing Vocals – Josh Milan, Lisa FischerFeaturing, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Anane*Written-By – Argerie Ayers, Roy Ayers, Roy Ayers III
4:35
EOL Soulfrito
Arranged By [Horn Sections, Trombone] – Louie Vega, Ozzie MelendezBacking Vocals – Anane Vega*, Efrain Davila*, Jose Mangual Jr.*, Luis Soto (2), Maximo Rodriguez (2)Electric Bass – Gene PerezElectric Guitar – Sherrod BarnesElectric Piano [Rhodes], Organ – Axel ToscaLead Vocals – Anane*, Cheo Feliciano, Cindy Mizelle, Hector Lavoe, Jose Mangual*Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Josh Milan, Lisa FischerPiano [Solos], Arranged By [Horn Sections, Trombone] – Junito Davila*Timbales, Congas, Bongos, Cowbell, Percussion – Luisito QuinteroTrombone – Reynaldo JorgeTrombone, Arranged By [Horn Sections, Trombone] – Doug BeaversTrumpet – Raul Agraz*Voice [Poet, Spoken Word] – Oveous MaximusVoice [Poet, Spoken Wordt] – Ursula Rucker
(33:27)
2-1.1 The Movement
Written-By – Luis F. Vega*, Ovil R. Salcedo*
2-1.2 Swingback
Flute, Soprano Saxophone – Nathan HainesWritten-By – Luis F. Vega*, Efrain Davila*
2-1.3 Pay Homage
Written-By – Luis F. Vega*, Ursula Rucker
2-1.4 Going Home
Written-By – Luis F. Vega*, Josh Milan
2-1.5 Mambo Mongo
Written-By – William Allen
2-1.6 Our People
Arranged By [Horn] – Junito Davila*Trombone [Additional] – Pablo SantaellaTrumpet [Additional] – Raul Agraz*Written-By – Luis F. Vega*, Josh Milan, Efrain Davila*
2-1.7 Periodico de Ayer
Lead Vocals – Hector LavoeTrombone [Additional] – Pablo SantaellaTrumpet [Additional] – Raul Agraz*Written-By – Miguel Amadeo*
2-1.8 Music Is Life
Flute, Soprano Saxophone – Nathan HainesHandclaps – Louie Vega, Efrain Davila*, Luisito QuinteroTrombone [Solo] – Ozzie MelendezWritten-By – Luis F. Vega*, Josh Milan, Efrain Davila*
2-1.9 El Cantante
Lead Vocals – Hector LavoeWritten-By – Ruben Blades
2-1.10 Hacha y Machete
Lead Vocals – Hector LavoeTrombone [Additional] – Pablo SantaellaTrumpet [Additional] – Raul Agraz*Written-By – Enildo Padron*
2-1.11 Anacaona
Piano – Axel ToscaVocals [Adlibs, Additional] – Jose Mangual Jr.*Written-By – Jose Luis Feliciano*
2-1.12 Descarga Fania
Vocals [Adlibs] – Jose Mangual Jr.*Written-By – Ray Barretto
2-2 Draggin' My Heels
Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Lisa FischerWritten-By – A. Clarke*, T. Sylvester*, T. Hicks*
8:14
2-3 You Came Into My Life (Louie Vega Roots NYC Mix)
Backing Vocals – Josh Milan, Lisa FischerDrums [Live] – Jerard SnellFeaturing, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Anane*Written-By – Argerie Ayers, Roy Ayers, Roy Ayers III
7:22
2-4 Children Of The World (Louie Vega Roots NYC Mix)
Backing Vocals – Lisa FischerBass Harmonica – William GalisonFeaturing, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Josh MilanWritten-By – Josh Milan, Luis F. Vega*
4:14
2-5 Overtake Don Overtake Overtake (Roots Vocal Version)
Featuring, Lead Vocals – Sahr NgaujahWritten-By – Fela Anikulapo-Kuti*
8:34
2-6 This Is Us (Roots Mix)
Backing Vocals [Children] – Encelm Kebza-Desage, Nico VegaBacking Vocals, Scat – Lisa FischerDrums [Live] – Jerard SnellFeaturing, Voice [Spoken Word], Backing Vocals – Oveous Maximus, Ursula RuckerLyrics By – Ursula RuckerMusic By [Hook] – Luis F. Vega*, Oveous MaximusSoprano Saxophone – Ivan RentaWritten-By – Haki R. Madhubuti, Ovil R. Salcedo*, Selan Lerner*
9:44
2-7 Pastime Paradise
Backing Vocals – Anane*, Lisa FischerCowbell – Jose Mangual Jr.*Drums [Live] – Jerard SnellFeaturing, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Josh MilanTenor Saxophone – Luis F. Vega Sr.*Written-By – Stevie Wonder
7:40

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Credits

  • Arranged By [Horn]Don Harris (tracks: 1-2, 2-5), John Scarpulla (tracks: 1-2, 2-5), Louie Vega (tracks: 1-2), Ozzie Melendez (tracks: 1-2, 1-12, 2-5)
  • Artwork [Album Cover Art]Erni Vales
  • Bass [Baby]Carlito Henriquez* (tracks: 1-2)
  • Congas, Shekere, Bata, Percussion, Drums [Live], Timbales, HihatLuisito Quintero (tracks: 1-1 to 1-10, 1-12 to 1-15, 1-17, 2-2 to 2-7)
  • Coordinator [Project, Fania Records]Claudia Sanchez
  • Electric BassGene Perez (tracks: 1-3 to 1-15, 1-17, 2-2 to 2-7)
  • Electric Guitar, Rhythm GuitarMike Ciro (tracks: 1-15, 1-17, 2-2, 2-3)
  • Executive-Producer, A&RLouie Vega
  • Keyboards, Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Synthesizer, Organ [B-3]Selan (tracks: 1-2, 1-3, 1-5 to 1-7, 1-9, 1-11, 1-14, 1-15, 2-2, 2-4, 2-6)
  • Layout [Album Artwork]Matt Mayes
  • Mastered ByCarlos Alvarez (tracks: 2-1), Walter Coelho (tracks: 1-1 to 1-14, 2-2 to 2-7)
  • Mixed BySteve Barkan* (tracks: 1-5, 1-6, 1-14)
  • Mixed By [Album]Louie Vega, Yas Inoue
  • Photography By [Promotional]Karl Giant
  • Piano, Electric Piano [Rhodes], SynthesizerJunito Davila* (tracks: 1-4, 1-7, 2-2)
  • Piano, Keyboards, Organ [Wurlitzer], Synthesizer, Strings, VibraphoneAxel Tosca (tracks: 1-1 to 1-3, 1-8 to 1-10, 1-12, 1-13, 1-15 to 1-17, 2-3 to 2-5, 2-7)
  • Producer, Arranged ByLouie Vega
  • Product ManagerZuleica Martins
  • Recorded By, Mixed ByPhil Pagano (tracks: 1-4, 2-4), Yas Inoue (tracks: 1-1 to 1-3, 1-7 to 1-13, 2-1 to 2-7)
  • Rhythm GuitarSherrod Barnes (tracks: 1-6, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7)
  • Rhythm Guitar, Electric GuitarDominic James (tracks: 1-6, 1-8, 1-9, 1-12, 2-5)
  • Tenor Saxophone, Baritone SaxophoneJohn Scarpulla (tracks: 1-2, 1-7, 1-8, 2-5)
  • TromboneOzzie Melendez (tracks: 1-2, 1-7, 1-8, 1-12, 2-5)
  • TrumpetDon Harris (tracks: 1-2, 1-7, 1-8, 2-5)
  • Violin, ViolaAli Bello (tracks: 1-2, 1-3, 1-7, 1-9)

Notes

Tracks on disc 1 are segued while tracks on disc 2 are unmixed.

1-11 Music interpolated from the song "Children" by Haki R. Madhubuti and Nation: Afrikan LIberation Arts Ensemble
1-13, 'Harlem River Drive' is a cover version of the 1971 song 'Harlem River Drive (Theme Song)' by the group Harlem River Drive.
2-1, 'EOL Soulfrito' is a tribute to Louie's uncle, Hector Lavoe, whose voice features on the track among other Fania recording artists. The duration for this track is incorrectly listed as 33:42 on the release; corrected above.
2-7, 'Pastime Paradise', is a cover version of the Stevie Wonder track of the same name found on the 'Songs In The Key Of Life' double LP released in 1976.

All songs mixed & recorded at Daddy's Workshop, NJ
Track 2-1 mastered at Miami Hit Masters, FL

℗ & © 2013 Codigo Music, LLC under license from Vega Records
Made in the USA

Raul Midon appears courtesy of Manhattan Records
Josh Milan appears courtesy of Honeycomb Music
Sheyi Olagunju appears courtesy of Nulu Music
Hector Lavoe appears courtesy of Fania Records

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
UPC 8 46395 08021 6, PCD-93675/6 Louie Vega Presents Elements Of Life (3) Louie Vega Presents Elements Of Life (3) - Eclipse(2xCD, Album) Fania Records, P-Vine Records UPC 8 46395 08021 6, PCD-93675/6 Japan 2013 Sell This Version
none Elements Of Life (3) Eclipse Ibiza(20xFile, MP3, 320) Fania Records none US 2013
UPC 8 463950 10041 6 Louie Vega Presents Elements Of Life (3) Louie Vega Presents Elements Of Life (3) - Eclipse(2x12", Album, Gat) Fania Records UPC 8 463950 10041 6 US 2013 Sell This Version

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