Ridin' Solo

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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Keith Sweat can't be knocked for riding the Auto-Tune gravy train, not when his use of vocal effects can be traced back 20-plus years. Ridin' Solo, the singer's tenth proper studio album, is slathered in it. Sweat's voice is joined by a number of background vocalists who occasionally step in front to perform the hooks. As he is nearing his 50th birthday, Sweat references Patrón, uses woman-as-vehicle metaphors (on a duet with labelmate Joe), and drops couplets like "You know that girl's got a fatty and she knows it/That's why I'm always lacing her with diamonds and roses." Longtime fans get a couple moments in which Sweat updates his sound to good effect, along with a ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Keith Sweat can't be knocked for riding the Auto-Tune gravy train, not when his use of vocal effects can be traced back 20-plus years. Ridin' Solo, the singer's tenth proper studio album, is slathered in it. Sweat's voice is joined by a number of background vocalists who occasionally step in front to perform the hooks. As he is nearing his 50th birthday, Sweat references Patrón, uses woman-as-vehicle metaphors (on a duet with labelmate Joe), and drops couplets like "You know that girl's got a fatty and she knows it/That's why I'm always lacing her with diamonds and roses." Longtime fans get a couple moments in which Sweat updates his sound to good effect, along with a little Chuckii Booker presence and an unexpected assist from the chorus of Surface's "Happy."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/21/2010
  • Label: Massenburg Media
  • UPC: 891113002117
  • Catalog Number: 00008
  • Sales rank: 48,995

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Famous (3:57)
  2. 2 Full Time Lover (3:49)
  3. 3 Test Drive (4:05)
  4. 4 Ridin' Solo (3:13)
  5. 5 Genius Girl (4:28)
  6. 6 Do Wrong Tonight (3:35)
  7. 7 Hood Sex (4:00)
  8. 8 It's All About You (4:20)
  9. 9 I'm the One You Want (4:21)
  10. 10 Live in Person (4:48)
  11. 11 It's a Shame (4:43)
  12. 12 Tropical (4:37)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Keith Sweat Primary Artist, Background Vocals
Wirlie Morris Synthesizer, Strings
Durrell Babbs Background Vocals
Angelo Remón Synthesizer, Background Vocals
Adam Ledgister Synthesizer, Keyboards, Background Vocals
Steven Russell Background Vocals
Antonine Tatum Background Vocals
Gasner Hughes Background Vocals
Carl M. Days Jr. Background Vocals
Tony Martinez Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Keith Sweat Executive Producer, Vocal Arrangements
Chuckii Booker Producer, Instrumentation
Kedar Massenburg Executive Producer
Herb Powers Mastering
D. Brown Composer
Jackie Rhinehart Marketing
Wirlie Morris Arranger, Producer, Engineer, drum programming
Dale Voelker Art Direction
Liz Loblack Marketing
The Platinum Brothers Producer
Luke Austin Producer
Durrell Babbs Vocal Arrangements
Angelo Remón Composer, Producer, Engineer, drum programming
Dave Brown Vocal Arrangements
K. Sweat Composer
W. Morris Composer
Adam Ledgister Producer, Engineer, Vocal Arrangements, drum programming
S. Russell Composer
D. Babbs Composer
Steven Russell Producer, Vocal Arrangements, Instrumentation
Gasner Hughes Vocal Arrangements
Billy Ray Little Composer
Najja Edwards Engineer
Tony Martinez Vocal Arrangements
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