Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?

Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?

     
 

There are plenty of film directors who take the "executive producer" credit on their project's soundtracks, but whenever Tyler Perry's name fills that bill there's a good chance the album will be sound in concept and rich in prime "grown folks" R&B. The soundtrack to his film Why Did I Get Married? does not disappoint. Here the topic is the ins and outs alongSee more details below

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There are plenty of film directors who take the "executive producer" credit on their project's soundtracks, but whenever Tyler Perry's name fills that bill there's a good chance the album will be sound in concept and rich in prime "grown folks" R&B. The soundtrack to his film Why Did I Get Married? does not disappoint. Here the topic is the ins and outs along with the comfort and doubts of marriage. Keith Sweat and Keyshia Cole deliver a fine "grass is always greener" breakup ballad with the opening "Love U Better," while Kelly Price's relationship dissolves in a much less titillating and much more distraught fashion on her heartbreaking "Why." Tracks like these might raise too many issues for couples night, but Musiq Soulchild's joyous "Betterman" and Beyoncé's sweet "Flaws and All" are more hopeful and perfect for romantic evenings. Pushing things into sugary territory, nostalgic crooner Michael Bublé takes his big band and dives headfirst into the euphoria of love with a finger-snapping version of "L-O-V-E." While most of these songs are of a 2007 vintage, the director also reaches into the vaults to enrich the collection with Anita Baker's swooning "You Belong to Me" and Jennifer Holliday's grand closer, "Givin' Up." A great collection even if the listener is unfamiliar with the film, Perry's soundtrack offers an interesting and emotional look at how contemporary R&B handles the multifaceted world of love and marriage.

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Product Details

Release Date:
10/02/2007
Label:
Atlantic
UPC:
0075678996757
catalogNumber:
307772
Rank:
104025

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Gerald LeVert   Vocals,Background Vocals
Chris Bruce   Bass,Guitar
Earl Harvin   Drums
Luis Jardim   Percussion
Kevin Johnson   Drums
Tyrone Johnson   Guitar
Joseph Joubert   Organ,Piano
Zev Katz   Bass
Cliff Lighty   Vocals,Background Vocals
Jamie Muhoberac   Keyboards
Raphael Saadiq   Bass,Guitar,Keyboards
Kev Boogie   Drums
Kelvin Wooten   Keyboards
Clarence Allen   Keyboards
Tamika Scott   Vocals,Background Vocals
Darius de Haas   Background Vocals
Eric D. Jackson   Guitar
Musiq (Soulchild)   Vocals,Background Vocals
Pete Murray   Keyboards
Glenn Lewis   Background Vocals
Face   Guitar
Robert Ozuna   Percussion,scratching,Drums
James Fauntleroy   Background Vocals
Jarrett Boyd   Background Vocals
Dope Boy   Keyboards
Laura Izibor   Background Vocals
Tom King   Keyboards

Technical Credits

Gerald LeVert   Composer
Carly Simon   Composer
Keith Sweat   Composer
Bert Kaempfert   Composer
David Foster   Producer
Scott Jacoby   Producer,Engineer
Dave Darlington   Engineer
Milt Gabler   Composer
Humberto Gatica   Producer,Engineer
Trevor Horn   Producer
Nick Ingman   String Arrangements
Joseph Joubert   Arranger
Eddie Levert   Composer
Cliff Lighty   Composer
Edwin Nicholas   Composer
Steve Russell   Composer
Daryl Simmons   Composer
Solange   Composer
Pete Tokar   Engineer
Darin Whittington   Composer,Producer,Engineer,Instrumentation
Damon Thomas   Composer
Raphael Saadiq   Composer,Producer
Amel Larrieux   Composer
Laru Larrieux   Producer
Clyde Wilson   Composer
Paul Boutin   Engineer
Kelly Price   Composer
Jim Caruana   Engineer
Tamika Scott   Composer,Producer
Harvey Mason   Composer
Herbert Ross   Composer
Kevin Liles   Soundtrack Executive Producer
Perry Mason   Orchestra Leader
Mike Tocci   Engineer
Michael McElroy   Choir Arrangement
Ant   Engineer
Musiq (Soulchild)   Composer,Vocal Producer
Gasner "Gaz" Hughes   Composer
Jaheim   Composer
Jake & the Phatman   Producer
Shane "Bermy" Woodley   Engineer
Robert Orton   Engineer
Face   Programming,Producer,Instrumentation
Tonyatta Martinez   Composer
Steve Lunt   Producer
Glenn Standridge   Engineer
Robert Ozuna   Composer
Robert "LB" Dorsey   Engineer
Rebecca Rienks   Assistant Music Supervisor
Ne-Yo   Producer
Antwoine "T-Wiz" Collins   drum programming
Tahirah McLean   Art Manager
HeRCKellys   Producer
Laura Izibor   Arranger,Composer,Producer
Herb Magwood   Composer,Producer
Pagani   Programming,Producer,Instrumentation
Darnell Winston   Composer,Producer
Erik "Bluetooth" Griggs   Composer
Underdogs   Producer

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