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12 Years a Slave [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]
     

12 Years a Slave [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

 
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

Overview

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").

Product Details

Release Date:
11/19/2013
Label:
Sony
UPC:
0888430085725
catalogNumber:
300857
Rank:
76149

Tracks

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   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   Foot Stomping

Technical Credits

Paul James   Composer
Elizabeth Cotten   Composer
Charlie Peacock   Arranger,Producer
Lonnie Donegan   Composer
Oscar Brown   Composer
Richie Biggs   Engineer
Lorenz Hart   Composer,Lyricist
Troy Miller   Producer
Hans Zimmer   Composer
David Bett   Art Direction
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   Producer
Fin Greenall   Composer
Tim Fain   Arranger
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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