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Kanye West - Graduation

  • Performer: Kanye West
  • Title: Graduation
  • Genre: Rap
  • Country: US
  • Record source: CD, Album
  • Released: 11 Sep 2007
  • Style: Pop Rap
  • Label: Roc-A-Fella Records
  • Cat#: B0009541-02
  • MP3 album: 2777 mb
  • FLAC album: 2735 mb
  • Rating: 4.5/5
  • Votes: 684
Kanye West - Graduation

Tracklist

1Can't Tell Me Nothing
Mixed By – Mike Dean Producer – Toomp, Kanye WestRecorded By – Anthony Kilhoffer, Tony ReyRecorded By, Mixed By – Andrew DawsonVocals [Additional] – Connie Mitchell, Young Jeezy
4:31
2I Wonder
Keyboards – Jon BrionProducer – Kanye WestRecorded By – Anthony Kilhoffer, Greg KollerRecorded By, Mixed By – Andrew Dawson
4:03
3Big Brother
Producer – ToompRecorded By – Paul SheehyRecorded By, Mixed By – Andrew Dawson
4:47
4Drunk And Hot Girls
Featuring – Mos DefMixed By – Mike Dean Producer – Kanye WestProducer [Additional] – Jon BrionRecorded By – Andrew Dawson, Greg Koller
5:13
5Good Life
Backing Vocals – John Legend, Ne-YoDrum Programming [Additional Drum Programming] – TimbalandFeaturing – T-PainMixed By – Mike Dean Producer – Toomp, Kanye WestRecorded By – Anthony Kilhoffer, Paul SheehyRecorded By, Mixed By – Andrew Dawson
3:27
6Everything I Am
Featuring – DJ PremierMixed By – Mike Dean Producer – Kanye WestRecorded By – Andrew Dawson, Anthony KilhofferVocals [Additional] – Tony "Penafire" Williams
3:47
7Stronger
Keyboards – Andy Chatterley, La Mar 'Mars' EdwardsKeyboards, Guitar – Mike Dean Mixed By – Manny MarroquinProducer – Kanye WestProgrammed By [Additional Programming] – TimbalandRecorded By – Andrew Dawson, Anthony Kilhoffer, Seiji Sekine
5:12
8Homecoming
Mixed By – Mike Dean Producer – Kanye West, Warren "Baby Dubb" CampbellRecorded By – Anthony Kilhoffer, Bruce Buechner, Greg KollerRecorded By, Mixed By – Andrew DawsonVocals [Additional] – Chris Martin
3:23
9Flashing Lights
Featuring – DweleProducer – Eric Hudson, Kanye WestRecorded By – Anthony KilhofferRecorded By, Mixed By – Andrew Dawson
3:57
10The Glory
Co-producer – Gee Roberson, Patrick 'Plain Pat' ReynoldsProducer – Kanye WestRecorded By – Andrew DawsonRecorded By, Mixed By – Anthony Kilhoffer
3:32
11Champion
Producer – Brian "All Day" Miller, Kanye WestRecorded By – Anthony KilhofferRecorded By, Mixed By – Andrew DawsonVocals [Additional] – Connie Mitchell, Tony "Penafire" Williams
2:47
12Barry Bonds
Co-producer – Kanye WestFeaturing – Lil WayneMixed By, Keyboards – Mike Dean Producer – NottzRecorded By – Andrew Dawson, D. Sloan, Nottz Raw
3:24
13Good Morning
Keyboards – Andy ChatterleyProducer – Kanye WestRecorded By – Andrew DawsonRecorded By, Mixed By – Anthony KilhofferVocals [Additional] – Connie Mitchell, Jay-Z, Tony "Penafire" Williams
3:15


Credits

  • Executive-ProducerCarter Administration, The, Gee Roberson, Kanye West, Kyambo "Hip Hop" Joshua
  • Executive-ProducerCarter Administration, The, Gee Roberson, Kanye West, Kyambo "Hip Hop" Joshua
  • ArtworkTakashi Murakami
  • Executive-ProducerGee Roberson, Kanye West, Kyambo 'Hip Hop' Joshua, The Carter Administration
  • Mastered ByVlado Meller
  • Executive-ProducerGee Roberson, Kanye West, Kyambo "Hip Hop" Joshua, The Carter Administration


Notes

Track #1 contains samples from "Someone Saved My Life Tonight" by Elton John.
Track #2 contains elements of "Kid Charlemagne" by Steely Dan.
Track #3 contains a sample of "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger" by Daft Punk.
Track #4 contains a sample of "My Song" by Labi Siffre.
Track #5 contains a sample of "P.Y.T." by Michael Jackson.
Track #7 contains a sample of "Long Red" by Mountain.
Track #8 contains elements of "Sing Swan Song" by Can.
Track #10 contains elements of "If We Can't Be Lovers" by Prince Phillip Mitchell. It also contains elements of the recording "Bring The Noise" by Public Enemy.
Track #11 contains elements of "Save The Country" by Laura Nyro. It also contains a sample of "Long Red" by Mountain.This is the Mauve/Dark Pink release.

Limited to 250 copies.Manufactured and printed in Indonesia

Comes in gatefold card case.Track #1 contains samples from "Someone Saved My Life Tonight" by Elton John.
Track #2 contains elements of "Kid Charlemagne" by Steely Dan.
Track #3 contains a sample of "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger" by Daft Punk.
Track #4 contains a sample of "My Song" by Labi Siffre.
Track #5 contains a sample of "P.Y.T." by Michael Jackson.
Track #7 contains a sample of "Long Red" by Mountain.
Track #8 contains elements of "Sing Swan Song" by Can.
Track #10 contains elements of "If We Can't Be Lovers" by Prince Phillip Mitchell. It also contains elements of the recording "Bring The Noise" by Public Enemy.
Track #11 contains elements of "Save The Country" by Laura Nyro. It also contains a sample of "Long Red" by Mountain.


Barcodes

  • Barcode: 6 02517 41220 0


Companies

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Roc-A-Fella Records, LLC
  • Copyright (c) – Roc-A-Fella Records, LLC
  • Copyright (c) – Takashi Murakami
  • Copyright (c) – Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Kanye West
  • Copyright (c) – Mascotte Holdings, LLC
  • Manufactured By – Island Def Jam Music Group
  • Marketed By – Island Def Jam Music Group
  • Distributed By – Universal Music Distribution


Album

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Reviews of the Kanye West - Graduation (1):
Saintrius
This is a beautiful colored record that almost matches the album art in a way. I love it. Sounds good too.

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