Peace Beyond Passion [Explicit Lyrics]

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All Music Guide - Michael Gallucci
There are times on Me'Shell Ndeg?ocello's second album where the funky hybrid of R&B and alt-pop that she laid down on her 1993 debut, Plantation Lullabies, actually seems to take on an ethereal quality. Beats and grooves float effortlessly out of the fluid rhythms, and Ndeg?ocello herself sings with a soothing reserve that was a little too deliberate on her previous work. And it's a better album because of it. Peace Beyond Passion is built around a triumvirate of songs addressing man's inhumanity toward man throughout the ages with such heavy-handed titles as "Deuteronomy: Niggerman" and "Leviticus: Faggot", but the real highlights of the set are a wry take on ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Michael Gallucci
There are times on Me'Shell Ndegéocello's second album where the funky hybrid of R&B and alt-pop that she laid down on her 1993 debut, Plantation Lullabies, actually seems to take on an ethereal quality. Beats and grooves float effortlessly out of the fluid rhythms, and Ndegéocello herself sings with a soothing reserve that was a little too deliberate on her previous work. And it's a better album because of it. Peace Beyond Passion is built around a triumvirate of songs addressing man's inhumanity toward man throughout the ages with such heavy-handed titles as "Deuteronomy: Niggerman" and "Leviticus: Faggot", but the real highlights of the set are a wry take on Bill Withers' "Who Is He and What Is He to You" and the ultra-smooth, slow-burning "Stay." It's new age soul that's as spiritually purifying as it is musically sophisticated.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/25/1996
  • Label: Maverick
  • UPC: 093624603320
  • Catalog Number: 46033
  • Sales rank: 51,195

Album Credits

Performance Credits
MeShell NdegeOcello Primary Artist, Bass, Guitar, Percussion, Multi Instruments
Billy Preston Organ
Bennie Maupin Bass Clarinet
Joshua Redman Horn, Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Horn Section
Luis Conte Percussion
David Fiuczynski Guitar
David Gamson Drums
Gene Lake Drums
Wendy Melvoin Acoustic Guitar, Guitar
Daniel Sadownick Percussion
Wah-Wah Watson Guitar, wah wah guitar
Federico Pena Percussion, fender rhodes
Technical Credits
David Gamson Arranger, Producer, Engineer, Vocal Arrangements, drum programming, Atmosphere
Mike Krowiak Engineer
MeShell NdegeOcello Arranger, drum programming
Wendy Melvoin Arranger, Guitar Arrangements
Paul Riser String Arrangements
Rail Jon Rogut Engineer
Tom Coyne Mastering
Charles Nasser Engineer
Kahlil Gibran Inspirador
Gregory-Trevor Gilmer Art Direction
Sue Dyer Engineer
Federico Gonzalez Peña Composer
James Nyx Composer
M. Ragin Composer
Torri Ruffin Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Wonderful

    If you love lust,wantoness,sex, and food you must own this cd it is by far the best of her collection. Such passion and poetry is hard to embody in one cd but she has sucessfully fused these two together along with much more. Do not be afraid come and she will set you free...

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