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Hands All Over [Deluxe]

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Doubling down on the blue-eyed soul that's always been their cornerstone, Maroon 5 up the ante on Hands All Over, stripping their rock to the bare minimum, giving every song, even the power ballads, an immaculate tight groove. It is the exact opposite move expected from the hiring of superstar producer Robert John "Mutt" Lange, the man responsible for some of the greatest hard rock and heavy metal albums in history, but Lange has a knack for focusing on the elements that define a band's core character, and with Maroon 5 he's realized how Adam Levine possesses a relative lack of lead singer ego. He is undoubtedly the superstar of the outfit -- the skinny pretty ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Doubling down on the blue-eyed soul that's always been their cornerstone, Maroon 5 up the ante on Hands All Over, stripping their rock to the bare minimum, giving every song, even the power ballads, an immaculate tight groove. It is the exact opposite move expected from the hiring of superstar producer Robert John "Mutt" Lange, the man responsible for some of the greatest hard rock and heavy metal albums in history, but Lange has a knack for focusing on the elements that define a band's core character, and with Maroon 5 he's realized how Adam Levine possesses a relative lack of lead singer ego. He is undoubtedly the superstar of the outfit -- the skinny pretty boy with the high voice -- but all things considered, he disappears within his band, co-writing much of the album with keyboardist Jesse Carmichael, letting the song and vibe take precedence over performance. Lange preserves this dynamic, turning Maroon 5 into a clean, efficient machine. There is no fat on Hands All Over -- in its standard edition, its 12 songs run a crisp 40 minutes, with no song cresting over the four-minute mark -- and the sound is blindingly bright, almost incandescent in its spotless surfaces. As pristine as the sound is, Hands All Over is not sterile and Lange retains the group's sense of soul. If anything, his precision is an asset, as it not only accentuates Maroon 5's essential character as well-tailored lovermen, his focus echoes down to the songs themselves. Some of the cuts may not sink their hooks in immediately, but track for track Hands All Over is Maroon 5's best album, capturing their character and craft in a cool, sleek package. [The album was also released in a Deluxe Edition with five bonus tracks.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/21/2010
  • Label: A&M / Octone
  • UPC: 602527489032
  • Catalog Number: 001475502

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Misery (3:36)
  2. 2 Give a Little More (3:00)
  3. 3 Stutter (3:17)
  4. 4 Don't Know Nothing (3:19)
  5. 5 Never Gonna Leave This Bed (3:17)
  6. 6 I Can't Lie (3:31)
  7. 7 Hands All Over (3:12)
  8. 8 How (3:36)
  9. 9 Get Back In My Life (3:37)
  10. 10 Just a Feeling (3:46)
  11. 11 Runaway (3:01)
  12. 12 Out of Goodbyes - Lady Antebellum (3:16)
  13. 13 Last Chance - Lady Antebellum (3:09)
  14. 14 No Curtain Call - Lady Antebellum (3:45)
  15. 15 Never Gonna Leave This Bed - Lady Antebellum (3:22)
  16. 16 Misery - Lady Antebellum (3:46)
  17. 17 If I Ain't Got You - Lady Antebellum (4:00)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Maroon 5 Primary Artist
Bruce Bouton Guitar
Lenny Castro Percussion
Adam Levine Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
Jesse Carmichael Guitar, Keyboards
Mickey Madden Bass
James Valentine Guitar
Matt Flynn Percussion, Drums
Technical Credits
Jim Ebdon Engineer
Robert John "Mutt" Lange Producer
Olle Romo Engineer, Pro-Tools
Eric Ivan Rosse Programming
Mike Shipley Engineer
Adam Levine Composer
Davis Factor Portrait Photography
Chad Hugo Programming
Brad Blackwood Mastering
Sam Farrar Composer, Programming, Producer, Engineer, Additional Production
Alicia Keys Composer
Jesse Carmichael Composer
James Valentine Composer
Brian Wohlgemuth Pro-Tools
Matt Flynn Composer
Isha Erskine Engineer
Shawn Tellez Composer
Denika Bedrossian grooming
Lauren Dukoff Portrait Photography
Noah Passovoy Composer, Programming, Producer, Engineer, Additional Production
Rosie Hardy Cover Photo, Back Cover Photo
Kelly Henson grooming
Harmony Samuels Composer
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Best Album Yet!!!

    This album is by far the best album of the three M5 has released! There are no filler tracks on this record like there were in their sophomore release. Each song is terribly catchy and you catch them playing on repeat in your head! They seem to touch on numerous genres on this album, preventing the it from growing dull. Needless to say, if you had to buy one Maroon 5 album, it should be this one. Fantastic job by the boys this time around.

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