Elephunk [Bonus CD]

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All Music Guide
Nominally a rap group, in truth Black Eyed Peas call on so many forms of songwriting and production that slotting them into hip-hop is like slotting Prince into R&B -- technically true, but very limiting. Elephunk, the group's third straight winning LP, doesn't have top-notch rapping, but as driven by frontman Will.I.Am, it does possess some of the most boundary-pushing productions in contemporary, mostly uncommercial hip-hop -- right up at the level occupied by Common and OutKast. The smart, brassy opening club thump "Hands Up" hits another level with a sly bridge flaunting some heavy metallic slide guitar, while the highly pressurized love jam "Shut Up" features great interplay between Taboo and new member ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
Nominally a rap group, in truth Black Eyed Peas call on so many forms of songwriting and production that slotting them into hip-hop is like slotting Prince into R&B -- technically true, but very limiting. Elephunk, the group's third straight winning LP, doesn't have top-notch rapping, but as driven by frontman Will.I.Am, it does possess some of the most boundary-pushing productions in contemporary, mostly uncommercial hip-hop -- right up at the level occupied by Common and OutKast. The smart, brassy opening club thump "Hands Up" hits another level with a sly bridge flaunting some heavy metallic slide guitar, while the highly pressurized love jam "Shut Up" features great interplay between Taboo and new member Fergie. Space doesn't allow for description of each track, but suffice to say any Will.I.Am track is going to feature loads of ideas and fresh sounds, not to mention plenty of stylistic changeups -- from the digital-step ragga of "Hey Mama" featuring Tippa Irie to the Latinized, loved-up "Latin Girls." Like a latter-day Digital Underground, Black Eyed Peas know how to get a party track moving, and add a crazy stupid rhyme or two "bop your head like epilepsy" from the suitably titled "Let's Get Retarded". [Elephunk
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/25/2004
  • Label: Universal Int'l
  • UPC: 602498618110
  • Catalog Number: 9861811
  • Sales rank: 115,553

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Hands Up (3:35)
  2. 2 Labor Day (It's a Holiday) (3:58)
  3. 3 Let's Get Retarded (3:35)
  4. 4 Hey Mama (3:34)
  5. 5 Shut Up (4:56)
  6. 6 Smells Like Funk (5:04)
  7. 7 Latin Girls (6:17)
  8. 8 Sexy (4:43)
  9. 9 Fly Away (3:35)
  10. 10 The Boogie That Be (5:12)
  11. 11 The Apl Song (2:54)
  12. 12 Anxiety (3:38)
  13. 13 Where Is the Love? - Justin Timberlake (8:28)
  14. 14 Third Eye
Disc 2
  1. 1 Where Is the Love? - Justin Timberlake
  2. 2 Shut Up
  3. 3 Where Is the Love? - Justin Timberlake (4:36)
  4. 4 Shut Up (5:12)
  5. 5 Sumthin for That Ass (3:54)
  6. 6 Tell Your Mama Come (2:52)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Black Eyed Peas Primary Artist
Tippa Irie Vocals
Ron Fair Piano
Taboo Vocals
J. Curtis Guitar
Sergio Mendez Piano
will.i.am Synthesizer, Piano, Drums, Vocals, Clavinet, Moog Synthesizer, Wurlitzer
George Pajon Guitar
Mike Fratantuno Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Guitarron, Track Performer, Upright Bass
Terry Dexter Background Vocals
Justin Timberlake Vocals
Tobin Bass, Guitar
Printz Board Trumpet, Horn, Keyboards, Clavinet, Moog Synthesizer
Dave Buckner Drums
Jacoby Shaddix Vocals
Terence Yoshiaki Drums
Tim Izo Orindgreff Flute, Guitar, Horn, Saxophone
Allen Pineda Vocals
Chuck Prada Percussion, Track Performer
Dante Santiago Vocals, Background Vocals
Noelle Scaggs Background Vocals
Ray Brady Guitar
Elizabeth Lea Trombone
Jaime A. Dávila "Tame" Gómez Vocals
Debi Nova Vocals
Davey Chegwidden Conga, Shaker
Keith Harris Drums
Technical Credits
Vinícius de Moraes Composer
Billy May Composer
Phelps "Catfish" Collins Composer
Ron Fair Producer, Executive Producer, String Arrangements, String Conductor
Johnny Griggs Composer
Antonio Carlos Jobim Composer
J. Curtis Composer
Anthony Henry Composer
will.i.am Producer, Engineer, Executive Producer, drum programming
George Pajon Composer
Will Adams Composer, Producer, Engineer
Mike Fratantuno Composer
Justin Timberlake Composer
Printz Board Composer
Jean Baptiste Composer
Dylan Dresdow Engineer, Vocal Engineer
Papa Roach Composer
Tal Herzberg Engineer, Digital Editing
Terence Yoshiaki Composer
Jun Ishizeki Engineer
Allen Pineda Composer
John Stephens Composer
Jason Villaroman Engineer
Ray Brady Composer
Jaime A. Dávila "Tame" Gómez Composer
Debi Nova Composer
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