Stone Love

Stone Love is the third studio album by American singer Angie Stone. It was released on June 28, 2004, by J Records. The album debuted at number 14 on the US Billboard 200 with 53,000 copies sold in its first week.[15]

Stone Love
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Studio album by
ReleasedJune 28, 2004 (2004-06-28)
Recorded2003–2004
Studio
Genre
Length54:43
LabelJ
Producer
Angie Stone chronology
Mahogany Soul
(2001)
Stone Love
(2004)
Stone Hits: The Very Best of Angie Stone
(2005)
Singles from Stone Love
  1. "I Wanna Thank Ya"
    Released: May 4, 2004[1]
  2. "U-Haul"
    Released: July 27, 2004[2]
  3. "Stay for a While"
    Released: October 12, 2004[3]
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic68/100[4]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[5]
Entertainment WeeklyB[6]
The Guardian3/5 stars[7]
Los Angeles Times3.5/4 stars[8]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[9]
Uncut2/5 stars[10]
Yahoo! Music7/10 stars[11]
MusicOMH(favourable)[12]
People(favourable)[13]
The Telegraph(favourable)[14]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Stoned Love (Intro)"
0:35
2."I Wanna Thank Ya" (featuring Snoop Dogg)Jazze Pha3:47
3."My Man" (featuring Floetry)
  • Warryn "Baby Dubb" Campbell
  • Lilly[a]
4:01
4."U-Haul"
  • Elliott
  • Stewart[a]
  • Brockman[a]
  • John "Jubu" Smith[a]
3:56
5."Stay for a While" (featuring Anthony Hamilton)
  • Stone
  • Richmond
  • Juanita Wynn
  • Hamilton
  • Stone
  • Richmond
4:01
6."Lovers' Ghetto"
  • Rufus Moore
  • Richard Randolph
  • Ricky Smith
  • Kevin Spencer
  • Rod Temperton
4:05
7."Little Bit of This, Little Bit of That... (Interlude)" 
  • Stone
  • Richmond
0:25
8."You're Gonna Get It" (featuring Diamond Stone)
Walter (DJ Walt) Millsap III4:15
9."Come Home (Live with Me)"
Supa Ugly K-Love3:57
10."You Don't Love Me"
  • Stone
  • Richmond
3:34
11."Remy Red"
  • Stone
  • Richmond
  • Wynn
  • Stone
  • Richmond
3:50
12."That Kind of Love" (featuring Betty Wright)
  • Stone
  • Campbell
  • Lilly
  • Anthony Hester
  • Campbell
  • Lilly[a]
3:52
13."Touch It (Interlude)" 
  • Stone
  • Richmond
1:20
14."Cinderella Ballin'"
  • Stone
  • Richmond
4:35
15."Karma" (featuring T.H.C.)
  • Stone
  • Andreao Heard
  • Sherrod Barnes
  • Jerry Barnes
  • Berkeley Ronald Outen Jr.
  • Andreao "Fanatic" Heard
  • S. Barnes
4:42
16."Wherever You Are (Outro)"Stone
  • Stone
  • Richmond
0:35
17."I Wanna Thank Ya" (No Rap)
  • Stone
  • P. Alexander
  • Broadus
  • Sims
  • DeBarge
Jazze Pha3:13

Notes

  • ^[a] signifies a co-producer
  • ^[b] signifies an associate producer

Sample credits

PersonnelEdit

Credits adapted from the liner notes of Stone Love.[16]

MusiciansEdit

  • Angie Stone – vocals (all tracks); background vocals (tracks 3–5, 10–14); additional keyboards (track 15)
  • Snoop Dogg – vocals (track 2)
  • Jazze Pha – vocal ad-libs (tracks 2, 17)
  • Floetry – vocals (track 3)
  • Warryn "Baby Dubb" Campbell – instruments, programming (tracks 3, 12)
  • Sean Cooper – sound design (tracks 3, 12)
  • Harold Lilly – background vocals (tracks 3, 12)
  • Nisan Stewart – all instruments (track 4)
  • Craig X. Brockman – all instruments (track 4)
  • John "Jubu" Smith – all instruments (track 4)
  • Missy Elliott – background vocals (track 4)
  • Tweet – background vocals (track 4)
  • Diamond Stone – background vocals (tracks 4, 6, 10, 12); vocals (track 8)
  • Betty Wright – background vocals (track 4); vocals (track 12)
  • Anthony Hamilton – vocals (track 5)
  • Jonathan Richmond – all instruments (as Jon Rych) (tracks 5, 10, 11, 13, 14); background vocals (tracks 5, 10, 11, 13); additional vocal performance (track 11)
  • Eric Walls – guitar (tracks 5, 8, 10)
  • Juanita Wynn – background vocals (tracks 5, 11)
  • Baby Paul – drum programming (track 6)
  • Rufus Blaq – drum programming (track 6)
  • Jamel "Melekeyz" Oliver – keyboards (track 6)
  • Prince Charles Alexander – keyboards (track 6)
  • Khadejia Bass – background vocals (track 6)
  • Stephanie Bolton – background vocals (tracks 6, 10)
  • Walter (DJ Walt) Millsap III – instruments, programming (track 8)
  • Tamara Savage – background vocals (track 8)
  • Joi Campbell – background vocals (track 8)
  • Supa Ugly K-Love – additional programming (track 9)
  • Jamal Peoples – Fender Rhodes (track 9)
  • Steve Bethany – guitar (track 11)
  • Crystal Johnson – background vocals (track 14)
  • T.H.C. – vocals (track 15)
  • Andreao "Fanatic" Heard – all instruments, programming (track 15)

TechnicalEdit

  • Angie Stone – production (tracks 1, 5, 7, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16); executive production
  • Jonathan Richmond – production (tracks 1, 5, 7, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16)
  • Jazze Pha – production (tracks 2, 17)
  • Arnold Wolfe – recording (tracks 2, 17)
  • Tim Donovan – recording (tracks 2, 4, 13–15); mixing (track 15)
  • Yutaka Kawana – recording assistance (tracks 2, 3, 5, 11, 13–15); recording (track 9); mixing assistance (track 15)
  • Serban Ghenea – mixing (tracks 2, 17)
  • John Hanes – additional Pro Tools engineering (tracks 2, 17)
  • Tim Roberts – engineering assistance (tracks 2, 17)
  • Warryn "Baby Dubb" Campbell – production (tracks 3, 12)
  • Harold Lilly – co-production (tracks 3, 12)
  • Bruce Buechner – recording (tracks 3, 12)
  • Ann Mincieli – recording (track 3)
  • Manny Marroquin – mixing (tracks 3, 5, 8–14)
  • Sandra Campbell – project coordination (tracks 3, 12)
  • Missy Elliott – production (track 4)
  • Nisan Stewart – co-production (track 4)
  • Craig X. Brockman – co-production (track 4)
  • John "Jubu" Smith – co-production (track 4)
  • Carlos Bedoya – recording (track 4)
  • Marcella Araica – recording assistance (track 4)
  • Paul Falcone – mixing (track 4)
  • Daniel "Boom" Wierup – recording (tracks 5, 11)
  • Rob Barahona – recording assistance (tracks 5, 11)
  • Rufus Blaq – production, recording (track 6)
  • Prince Charles Alexander – production, recording, mixing (track 6)
  • Jamel "Melekeyz" Oliver – associate production (track 6)
  • Louis Alfred III – recording (track 6)
  • Elai Tubo – recording (track 6)
  • Walter (DJ Walt) Millsap III – production, recording (track 8)
  • David Lopez – recording (track 8)
  • Rabeka Tunei – mixing assistance (track 8)
  • Supa Ugly K-Love – production (track 9)
  • Andre Netto – recording assistance (track 9)
  • Bill Importico – recording (track 13)
  • Andreao "Fanatic" Heard – production (track 15)
  • Sherrod Barnes – production (track 15)
  • Eddie Krakaur – recording (track 15)
  • Herb Powers Jr. – mastering
  • Peter Edge – executive production

ArtworkEdit

  • Alli – art direction, design
  • Marc (Poppa) Baptiste – photography
  • Chris LeBeau – art department production

ChartsEdit

Release historyEdit

Region Date Label Ref.
United Kingdom June 28, 2004 Arista [34]
France July 5, 2004 BMG [35]
Germany [36]
United States July 6, 2004 J [5]
Australia July 16, 2004 BMG [37]
Japan July 21, 2004 [38]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Tracks 2 and 17
  2. ^ Tracks 2, 3, 5, 9, 11 and 13–15
  3. ^ Tracks 3 and 12
  4. ^ Tracks 3, 4 and 12–14
  5. ^ a b Track 4
  6. ^ Track 6
  7. ^ a b Track 8
  8. ^ Track 10
  9. ^ Track 15

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