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The Electric Lady

Monáe, Janelle (Music CD - 2013 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Electric Lady


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Authors: Monáe, Janelle
Title: The electric lady
Publisher: New York, NY :, Bad Boy Records,, [2013]
Characteristics: audio file,CD audio,rda
digital,optical,rda
1 audio disc (68 min.) ;,4 3/4 in.
Content Type: performed music
Media Type: audio
Carrier Type: audio disc
Notes: Credits (1 folded sheet) inserted in container.
Contents: Suite IV electric overture
Givin em what they love (feat. Prince)
Q.U.E.E.N. (feat. Erykah Badu)
Electric lady (feat. Solange)
Good morning midnight (interlude)
PrimeTime (feat. Miguel)
We were rock n' roll
Chrome shoppe (interlude)
Dance apocalyptic
Look into my eyes
Suite V electric overture
It's code
Ghetto woman
Our favorite fugitive (interlude)
Victory
Can't live without your love
Sally ride
Dorothy Dandridge eyes (feat. Esperanza Spalding)
What an experience.
Local Note: 6 16 29 53 60 61 62 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 76 78 79 80 81 84 118 133 148 149 151 167 172 173 182 203 210 216 226 228 231 243 250 258 274
Additional Contributors: Spalding, Esperanza - 1984-
Miguel
Solange - 1986-
Badu, Erykah
Prince
Monáe, Janelle
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Report This Dec 27, 2013
  • jhwendland rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

The best album of 2013.

Report This Dec 11, 2013
  • cindimayweather rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Absolutely adored this brilliant follow-up to 2010's The ArchAndroid. Several tracks are immediately catchy, and some need a few listens to grow on you, but ultimately each is a fresh and creative piece. Higlights include the tracks Electric Lady, We Were Rock n' Roll, Victory, and What an Experience, which needs to be listened to all the way through. So much fun.

Report This Dec 02, 2013
  • lukasevansherman rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

As the year draws to a close, expect to see this on a lot of best of lists. I think this tops her last album; an intoxicating, fresh and danceable stew of 21st century R&B, rock, pop, jazz and funk. Guests include Prince, Solange, Miguel and Eryka Badu.

Report This Oct 18, 2013
  • VenturaB rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Eclectic. Electrifying! It's got the retro-80's feel to it. Highly listenable.

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"I started thinking about a new 21st-century breed of women," Janelle Monáe says of the process that led to her second album, The Electric Lady. "How does she make love? What are her feelings regarding politics, sexuality, religion, oppression? These questions led me to a portal into the future." The past was pretty important, too – she cites Bo Diddley, Jimi Hendrix and Sly Stone as key inspirations. The disc also features a festival-worthy guest list, with spots from buddies Erykah Badu, Solange and Monáe's "musical icon and mentor," Prince. "Prince doesn't just appear on anybody's album," Monáe says. "To have him be a part of The Electric Lady was incredible – I'm still in disbelief." Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/fall-music-preview-2013-the-26-albums-you-need-to-hear-20130816/janelle-monae-the-electric-lady-9-10-19691231#ixzz2pSjrQXMr Follow us: @rollingstone on Twitter | RollingStone on Facebook

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Janelle Monáe - Q.U.E.E.N. feat. Erykah Badu [Official Video]

Janelle Monáe - Q.U.E.E.N. feat. Erykah Badu - Directed By ALAN FERGUSON

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