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Trust Me
     

Trust Me

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by Craig David
 

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Opening the album Trust Me with the very identifiable intro to David Bowie's "Let's Dance" which was sampled throughout the song "Hot Stuff (Let's Dance)," Craig David released his fourth album of the 21st century. After the '80s style pop of "Hot Stuff," the next two tracks were "6 of 1 Thing," a

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Opening the album Trust Me with the very identifiable intro to David Bowie's "Let's Dance" which was sampled throughout the song "Hot Stuff (Let's Dance)," Craig David released his fourth album of the 21st century. After the '80s style pop of "Hot Stuff," the next two tracks were "6 of 1 Thing," a funk/soul highly infectious song, and "Friday Night," which reminds one of Kool & the Gang at their early-'80s funky peak. "Kinda Girl for Me" extensively but subtly used a sample of the song "You Are Everything." There was a variety of styles on Trust Me, none of which detracted from its overall sense of cohesion, "Awkward" was a soulful ballad, "Officially Yours" and "Top of the Hill" had the backing of an acoustic guitar, but "She's on Fire" relied heavily on an electric bassline. "This Is the Girl" was a hip-hop number, and "Don't Play with Our Love" (subtitled "Trust Me") was a Latin influenced salsa track which was more in keeping with the ambience of the album which was recorded in Havana, Cuba and produced by Martin Terefe. Trust Me charted at number 18 in its first week and began a rapid descent downwards, but might have performed better had it been released at a less competitive time of year.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/20/2007
Label:
Reprise / Wea
UPC:
0825646971312
catalogNumber:
405820

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Performance Credits

Craig David   Primary Artist
David Angell   Violin
John Catchings   Cello
David Davidson   Violin
Nick Ingman   Conductor
Chris Laurence   Bass
Tommy Sims   Acoustic Guitar,Bass,Background Vocals
Kris Wilkinson   Viola
Amaury Perez   Trombone
Martin Jonsson   Drums
Perry Mason   Violin
Glen Scott   Synthesizer,Piano,Hammond Organ,Background Vocals
Warren Zielinski   Violin
Martin Terefe   Bass,Guitar,Background Vocals
Fraser T. Smith   Guitar,Keyboards
Nina Woodford   Background Vocals
Andreas Olsson   Guitar
Kristoffer Sonne   Drums
Rita Ora   Vocals,Background Vocals
Iain James   Background Vocals
Jonathan Williams   Cello
Paulo Mendonca   Guitar

Technical Credits

David Davidson   String Arrangements
Isobel Griffiths   String Contractor
Nick Ingman   String Arrangements
Tommy Sims   Composer
Martin Jonsson   Composer
Kelly Pribble   Engineer
Joaquin Betancourt   Horn Arrangements
Glen Scott   Composer
Martin Terefe   Composer,Producer
Bobby Shin   Engineer
Fraser T. Smith   Composer,Producer,drum programming
Craig David   Composer,Producer
Eg White   Composer
Andreas Olsson   Programming,beats
Curtis Richardson   Composer
Dyre Gormsen   Engineer
Iain Hill   Engineer
Iain James   Composer
Paulo Mendonca   Composer

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Trust Me 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
All Craig David fans--this is a must to add to your collection. You can hear all the changes and growing that Craig has done. Awesome CD to have playing in your car cruising down the street--blast the tunes with pride. The clubs have got to add Craig's tunes to their mix! Simply stated this is a HOT STUFF CD without a doubt!