Mad Love the Prequel

Mad Love the Prequel is the first extended play by Jamaican singer Sean Paul. It is supported by the singles "No Lie", "Tek Weh Yuh Heart", "Body", "Mad Love", "Tip Pon It" and "Naked Truth", and was released by SPJ Productions and Island Records on 29 June 2018. The collection features guest appearances from Jhené Aiko, Ellie Goulding, David Guetta, Becky G, Major Lazer, Stefflon Don, Migos, Tory Lanez, and Dua Lipa.[1]

Mad Love the Prequel
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EP by
Released29 June 2018 (2018-06-29)
Length32:59
Label
Producer
Sean Paul chronology
Full Frequency
(2014)
Mad Love the Prequel
(2018)
Live N Livin'
(2021)
Singles from Mad Love the Prequel
  1. "No Lie"
    Released: 18 November 2016
  2. "Tek Weh Yuh Heart"
    Released: 18 November 2016
  3. "Body"
    Released: 28 April 2017
  4. "Mad Love"
    Released: 16 February 2018
  5. "Tip Pon It"
    Released: 20 April 2018
  6. "Naked Truth"
    Released: 5 October 2018

Track listingEdit

Credits adapted from Tidal.[2]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Naked Truth" (featuring Jhené Aiko)
3:58
2."Bad Love" (featuring Ellie Goulding)
  • Ben Ebele
  • Banx & Ranx
  • Fred Ebele
  • Freakz
3:34
3."Mad Love" (with David Guetta featuring Becky G)
  • David Guetta
  • Jack Patterson
  • Jason Jigzagula Henriques
  • Giorgio Tuinfort
  • Banx & Ranx
  • 1st Klase
3:19
4."Jump on It"
3:26
5."Tip Pon It" (with Major Lazer)
3:41
6."Jet Plane Trip" (featuring Stefflon Don)
Rymez4:09
7."Body" (featuring Migos)
Donovan Bennett3:26
8."Tek Weh Yuh Heart" (featuring Tory Lanez)
  • Henriques
  • Bennett
  • Keaveny
  • Daystar Peterson
  • Moses Anthony Davis
  • Gwendolyn Lorraine Bunn
  • Ashton Combs
  • Anthony St. Aubyn Kelly
Bennett3:45
9."No Lie" (featuring Dua Lipa)
3:41
Total length:32:59
Japanese edition bonus tracks[3]
No.TitleLength
10."No Lie (featuring Dua Lipa)" (Sam Feldt Remix)2:52
11."No Lie (featuring Dua Lipa)" (Delirous & Alex K Remix)4:19
12."Mad Love with David Guetta featuring Becky G" (Cheat Codes Remix)3:11
13."Mad Love with David Guetta featuring Becky G" (Valentino Khan Remix)3:44
14."Jump on It" (Spicy Chocolate Remix)3:17
Total length:50:29

Notes

PersonnelEdit

Credits adapted from Tidal.[2]

Musicians

  • Sean Paul – vocals (all tracks)
  • Jhené Aiko – vocals (track 1)
  • Malcolm Olangundoye – keyboard (track 1, 2)
  • Uche Ben Ebele – keyboard (track 1)
  • Obi Fred Ebele – keyboard (track 1), 5-string banjo (track 1)
  • Yannick Rastogi – bass guitar (track 1-4), drums (track 1-4), synthesizer (track 1-4), background vocals (track 3)
  • Zacharie Raymond – bass guitar (track 1-4), drums (track 1-4), synthesizer (track 1-4), background vocals (track 3)
  • Ellie Goulding – vocals (track 2)
  • Becky G – vocals (track 3)
  • Teddy Geiger – keyboard (track 4)
  • Stefflon Don – vocals (track 6)
  • Migos – vocals (track 7)
  • Donovan Bennett – keyboard (track 7)
  • Matthew Keaveny – keyboard (track 7)
  • Tory Lanez – vocals (track 8)
  • Dua Lipa – vocals (track 9)

Technical

  • Chris Athens – master engineering (track 1-7)
  • Gary Bannister – engineering (track 1, 2)
  • Zacharie Raymond – engineering (track 1, 2, 4), programming (track 1-4)
  • Yannick Rastogi – engineering (track 1, 2, 4), programming (track 1-4)
  • Bill Zimmerman – mixing assistance (track 1, 4, 6)
  • Phil Tan – mixing (track 1, 6)
  • Uche Ben Ebele – programming (track 1, 2)
  • Obi Fred Ebele – programming (track 1, 2)
  • John Hanes – mix engineering (track 2)
  • Serban Ghenea – mixing (track 2, 3)
  • Joe Kearns – vocal production
  • Jeff Gunnell – engineering (track 4)
  • Connor Mason – engineering (track 4)
  • Julian Bunetta – engineering (track 4), programming (track 4)
  • Teddy Geiger – programming (track 4)
  • James F Reynolds – mixing (track 5)
  • Jr Blender – programming (track 5)
  • Boaz van de Beatz – programming (track 5)
  • Diplo – programming (track 5)
  • Rymez – programming (track 6)
  • Donovan Bennett – mixing (track 7, 8), programming (track 7)
  • Matthew Keaveny – programming (track 7), master engineering (track 8)
  • Joel Augustin – programming (track 7)
  • Barry Grint – master engineering (track 9)
  • Paul Bailey – engineering (track 9)
  • James Royo – mixing (track 9)

ChartsEdit

Chart (2018) Peak
position
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[4] 15
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[5] 32
US Reggae Albums (Billboard)[6] 4

Release historyEdit

Region Date Format Label Ref.
Various 29 June 2018 [2]
27 July 2018 CD [7]
Japan 24 October 2018 CD [3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sean Paul Back With New Release, "Mad Love – The Prequel"". Universal Music Canada. Toronto, Ontario. 26 June 2018. Retrieved 26 November 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b c "Mad Love The Prequel / Sean Paul TIDAL". Tidal. Retrieved 2 July 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b "マッド・ラヴ:ザ・プリクエル [CD]". Universal Music Japan. Retrieved September 21, 2020. Check |archive-url= value (help)CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Sean Paul: Mad Love the Prequel" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Sean Paul – Mad Love - The Prequel". Hung Medien. Retrieved 9 September 2018.
  6. ^ "Sean Paul Chart History (Reggae Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 10 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Mad Love – The Prequel". Sean Paul Official Store. Retrieved 2 July 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)