12 Years a Slave [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
The John Legend-curated soundtrack for director Steve McQueen's big screen rendering of Solomon Northup's autobiography 12 Years a Slave features 16 tracks, including two selections ("Washington" and "Solomon") from composer Hans Zimmer's evocative score. Operating under the "music from and inspired by" adage, the 14 remaining cuts explore themes of suffering, redemption, and freedom through contributions from a diverse group of artists including Alicia Keys ("Queen of the Field [Patsey's Song]"), Alabama Shakes ("Driva Man"), Chris Cornell feat. Joy Williams ("Misery Chain"), Gary Clark, Jr. ("[In the Evening] When the Sun Goes Down"), Laura Mvula ("Little ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
The John Legend-curated soundtrack for director Steve McQueen's big screen rendering of Solomon Northup's autobiography 12 Years a Slave features 16 tracks, including two selections ("Washington" and "Solomon") from composer Hans Zimmer's evocative score. Operating under the "music from and inspired by" adage, the 14 remaining cuts explore themes of suffering, redemption, and freedom through contributions from a diverse group of artists including Alicia Keys ("Queen of the Field [Patsey's Song]"), Alabama Shakes ("Driva Man"), Chris Cornell feat. Joy Williams ("Misery Chain"), Gary Clark, Jr. ("[In the Evening] When the Sun Goes Down"), Laura Mvula ("Little Girl Blue"), and Legend himself ("Roll Jordan Roll").
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/19/2013
  • Label: Sony
  • UPC: 888430085725
  • Catalog Number: 300857
  • Sales rank: 10,794

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Devil's Dream - Tim Fain (0:29)
  2. 2 Roll Jordan Roll - John Legend (2:47)
  3. 3 Freight Train - Gary Clark Jr. (2:35)
  4. 4 Yarney's Waltz - Caitlin Sullivan (1:16)
  5. 5 Driva Man - Alabama Shakes (4:31)
  6. 6 My Lord Sunshine (Sunrise) - David Hughey (1:13)
  7. 7 Move - Fink (3:50)
  8. 8 Washington - Hans Zimmer (0:25)
  9. 9 (In the Evening) When the Sun Goes Down - Gary Clark Jr. (4:37)
  10. 10 Queen of the Field (Patsey's Song) - Alicia Keys (5:37)
  11. 11 Solomon - Hans Zimmer (3:31)
  12. 12 Little Girl Blue - Laura Mvula (4:30)
  13. 13 Misery Chain - Joy Williams (5:08)
  14. 14 Roll Jordan Roll - Chiwetel Ejiofor (1:57)
  15. 15 Money Musk - Tim Fain (0:37)
  16. 16 What Does Freedom Mean (To a Free Man) - Cody ChesnuTT (2:41)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Charlie Peacock Trumpet, fender rhodes
Jason Rebello Piano
Mark Cargill Violin
Jeffrey Gaines Bass
Jeff Haynes Percussion
Jerry McPherson Electric Guitar
Troy Miller Drums
Susan Chatman Violin
Sharlotte Gibson Background Vocals
Tim Lauer Accordion, Pump Organ, Hammond B3
Benjamin Tanner Piano
Stephen Mackey Background Vocals
Nico Abondolo Bass
Tristan Schulze Cello
Steve Johnson Drums
Cameron Patrick Viola
Alicia Keys Piano, Vocals
Cody ChesnuTT Acoustic Guitar, Percussion, Vocals
Mark Hill Bass
Ken Lewis Percussion
Andy Leftwich Mandolin
John Benthal Banjo, Slide Guitar
John Legend Vocals, Foot Stomping
Ann Marie Calhoun Violin
Benjamin Wallfisch Keyboards
K.S. Rhoads Piano
Fink Guitar, Foot Stomping
Jason Morales Background Vocals
Brad Guin Saxophone
Zac Cockrell Bass
Heath Fogg Guitar
Andi Ashworth Hospitality
Alvin "Vthov" Giles Piano
Timothy Clark Guitar
Steve Fryson Jr. Drums
Karl Rasheed Abel Double Bass
Laura Mvula Vocals
Britany Howard Tambourine, Vocals
Ben Griner Trumpet
Allen Branstetter Trombone
Margaret Peggy Baldwin Cello
Gregory Nishimura-Seese Foot Stomping
Ron Stephens II Foot Stomping
Technical Credits
Paul James Composer
Elizabeth Cotten Composer
Charlie Peacock Arranger, Producer
Lonnie Donegan Composer
Oscar Brown Jr. Composer
Richie Biggs Engineer
Lorenz Hart Composer, Lyricist
Stephen Marcussen Mastering
Troy Miller Producer
Hans Zimmer Composer
Stewart Whitmore Mastering
Richard Rogers Composer
Ann Mincieli Engineer
Traditional Composer
Alicia Keys Composer, Producer, drum programming
Cody ChesnuTT Composer, Producer
Izzi Dunn Composer, String Arrangements
John Stephens Composer
Chris Bolster Engineer
John Legend Producer, Executive Producer
Benjamin Wallfisch Orchestration
John Davis Composer
Jimmy Nutt Engineer
Gary Clark Jr. Producer
Fin Greenall Composer
Tim Fain Arranger
Dave Bett Art Direction
Fred Williams Composer
Quentinn Gilkey Engineer
Bharath Ramanath Engineer
Maxwell Roach Composer
Alabama Shakes Arranger
Ty Stiklorius Executive Producer
Paul Katz Executive Producer
Christopher J. Cornell Composer, Lyricist
Nicholas Britell Arranger, Composer, Producer, Engineer
Mike Jackson Executive Producer
Samuele Aru Engineer
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