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LIFE II

by Vivian Sessoms

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    Pre-order of LIFE II. You get 2 tracks now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    Purchasable with gift card
    releases May 17, 2019

      $10 USD  or more

     

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    4 Panel Digipak

    Includes digital pre-order of LIFE II. You get 2 tracks now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    digital album releases May 17, 2019
    item ships out on or around May 16, 2019
    Purchasable with gift card

      $12 USD or more 

     

1.
In The Making (feat. Shedrick Mitchell)
2.
3.
Fool Me Once (feat. Major TRUTH Green)
4.
5.
Eden
6.
One Thing Leads To Another
7.
If They Only Knew (feat. Gregoire Maret)
8.
Sa Ra
9.
As (feat. Kali Zain Jafari & Paradigm)
10.
1 Thing (feat. Sherrod Barnes & Paradigm)
11.
A Real Thing
12.
Remembrance (feat. Mary Lynn & Eds chimes) (For Sybil)

credits

releases May 17, 2019

01. In The Making - ft Shedrick Mitchell (6:36)
Vivian Sessoms, Shedrick Mitchell, Chris Parks
Arranged by V. Sessoms, S. Mitchell, C. Parks,
Shedrick Mitchell - piano, Chris Parks - bass, Donald Edwards - drums

02. The Best Is Yet To Come - ft Casey Benjamin (5:21)
Carolyn Leigh, Sy Coleman
Arranged by V. Sessoms, S. Mitchell, C. Parks
Shedrick Mitchell - piano, Chris Parks -bass & keys, Billy Kilson - drums, Kenyatta Beasley - trumpet, Vincent Gardner - trombone, John Isley - Saxophone, Casey Benjamin - saxophone solo, Adi Yeshaya - string arranger, Charissa “The Violin Diva” Rouse - strings

03. Twin Souls (Best Reprise) - ft Casey Benjamin (3:32)
Shedrick Mitchell, Chris Parks, Vivian Sessoms
Arranged by V. Sessoms, S. Mitchell, C. Parks

04. Fool Me Once - ft Major TRUTH Green (2:41)
Christian Gates, Major Legrand
*Produced by Christian Gates
Arranged by Vivian Sessoms & Chris Parks
Additional production by Chris Parks & Vivian Sessoms
Chris Parks - bass, keys, add’l programming, Sherrod Barnes - guitar

05. I Can't Breathe - ft Mark Whitfield (For Erica) (7:46)
Vivian Sessoms & Shedrick Mitchell
Arranged by V. Sessoms, S. Mitchell
Shedrick Mitchell - piano & organ, Chris Parks - bass, Billy Kilson - drums, Mark Whitfield - guitar

06. Eden (1:29)
Chris Parks
Arranged by C. Parks
Chris Parks - keys & drum programming

07. One Thing Leads To Another (5:53)
Cy Curnin, Adam Woods, Jamie West-Oram, Rupert Greenall, Alfie Agius
Arranged by C. Parks
Shedrick Mitchell - organ,
Chris Parks - bass, keys guitar, drum programming, horn arranger, Jeremy Gaddie - drums, Kenyatta Beasley - trumpet, Vincent Gardner - trombone, John Isley - Saxophone, Conga - Meku Yisrael

08. If They Only Knew - ft Gregoire Maret (4:59)
Casey Benjamin
*Produced & Arranged by C. Benjamin
Additional production by Chris Parks & Vivian Sessoms
Casey Benjamin - rhodes, Chris Parks - bass, Donald Edwards - drums, Gregoire Maret - harmonica

09. Sa Ra (1:17)
Chris Parks
Arranged by C. Parks
Chris Parks - keys & drum programming

10. As - ft Kali Zain Jafari & Paradigm (8:15)
Steveland Morris
Arranged by D. Archer, C. Parks, V. Sessoms, T. Lewis Dave Archer - keys, Chris Parks - bass, keys & drum programming, Tony Lewis - drums, Eric Brown - udu, Kali Zain Jafari - vocal chant

11. 1 Thing - ft Sherrod Barnes & Paradigm (6:39)
Amerie Rogers & Steve Harrison
Arranged by D. Archer, C. Parks, V. Sessoms, E. Brown
Dave Archer - keys, Chris Parks - bass, Sherrod Barnes - guitar, Eric Brown - drums

12. A Real Thing (1:52)
D. Archer, C. Parks, V. Sessoms, E. Brown
Arranged by, C. Parks, D. Archer, V. Sessoms, E. Brown
Dave Archer - keys, Chris Parks - bass, Sherrod Barnes - guitar, Eric Brown - drums

13. Remembrance - ft Mary Lynn & Eds chimes (For Sybil) (1:49)
Chris Parks, Vivian Sessoms, Mary Lynn Parks & Edward Lubinewski
Arranged by V. Sessoms & C. Parks
Chris Parks - keys, sound efx

All songs produced by Chris Parks & Vivian Sessoms for Supr Dupr Sound Collective
*(except Fool Me Once, produced by Christian Gates & If They Only Knew,
produced by Casey Benjamin with add’l production by C. Parks & V. Sessoms).

Assisted by Kyle Cassel & Jeremy Delaney.
Mixing & engineering by Chris Parks at Kaleidoscope Sound in Union City NJ.
Mastering - Chris Athens.
Artwork - Carolyn Hutchins, & Disc Makers.
Photography - Arnold Gadson
Stylist - Leon Greene
MUA - Anthony Jones
Executive producers - Alex Phayme & Sybil Johnson

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