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The Wash (The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is the soundtrack to DJ Pooh's 2001 comedy film The Wash. It was released on November 6, 2001 through Aftermath/Doggystyle/Interscope Records. Composed of seventeen tracks, the album featured performances from film stars Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg, among other hip hop and R&B artists, such as Bilal, Bubba Sparxxx, Busta Rhymes, D12, Joe Beast, Knoc-turn'al, LaToiya Williams, Soopafly, Truth Hurts and Xzibit. Production was handled by several record producers, including Bryan-Michael Cox, Focus..., Hi-Tek, James Poyser, Megahertz, Mel-Man, Timbaland and Vikter Duplaix.

The Wash
The Wash (Front).jpg
Soundtrack album by
Various artists
ReleasedNovember 6, 2001
Recorded2001
Studio
Genre
Length1:08:42
Label
Producer
Singles from The Wash
  1. "Bad Intentions"
    Released: January 7, 2002
  2. "The Wash"
    Released: March 18, 2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
NME3.5/5 stars[2]
RapReviews6/10[3]

The album peaked at number 19 in the Billboard 200 and moved 785,000 units, achieving gold status by the Recording Industry Association of America on February 28, 2002. The recording won the 2002 Stony Award for Best Soundtrack.[4]

It spawned two singles in 2002: "Bad Intentions" and "The Wash", which were released on January 7 and on March 18 respectively.

Contents

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."On the Boulevard" (performed by Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg)
  • D. Drew
  • E. Mollet
  • S. Green
Jelly Roll4:28
2."Benefit of the Doubt" (performed by Truth Hurts and Shaunta)Mel-Man4:50
3."Blow My Buzz" (performed by D12)5:08
4."Bring 2" (performed by Bilal)4:20
5."Bad Intentions" (performed by Dr. Dre and Knoc-turn'al)
3:02
6."Get Fucked Up With Me" (performed by Xzibit)
Jeremy "J-Z" Jackson4:35
7."My High" (performed by Yero)
  • D. Young
  • J. Austin
  • B. Cox
  • J. Rome
3:35
8."Holla" (performed by Busta Rhymes)Dr. Dre4:02
9."Bubba Talk" (performed by Bubba Sparxxx)Timbaland3:48
10."Good Lovin'" (performed by Shaunta)
Hi-Tek3:39
11."Riding High" (performed by Daks and R.C.)
Focus...4:15
12."Gotta Get Dis Money" (performed by Soopafly)P. BrooksPriest "Soopafly" Brooks4:51
13."Don't Talk Shit" (performed by Ox)
Megahertz4:23
14."Everytime" (performed by Toi)P. BrooksPriest "Soopafly" Brooks4:05
15."Str8 West Coast" (performed by Knoc-turn'al)
  • R. Harbor
  • A. Young
Dr. Dre2:54
16."No" (performed by Joe Beast)
  • M. Bradford
  • J. Ingram
Mel-Man3:34
17."The Wash" (performed by Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg)
3:20
Total length:1:08:42
Notes

Tracks from the original motion pictureEdit

PersonnelEdit

  • Andre Romelle Young – performer (tracks: 1, 5, 17), keyboards (track 15), producer (tracks: 8, 15, 17), co-producer (track 5), mixing (tracks: 1, 2, 5, 8, 15, 17)
  • Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. – performer (tracks: 1, 17)
  • Shaunta Montgomery – performer (tracks: 2, 10)
  • Shari Watson – performer (track 2), additional vocals (track 8)
  • Denaun Porter – performer & drum programming (track 3)
  • Marshall Bruce Mathers III – performer & producer (track 3)
  • DeShaun Dupree Holton – performer (track 3)
  • Ondre Moore – performer (track 3)
  • Rufus Arthur Johnson – performer (track 3)
  • Von Carlisle – performer (track 3)
  • Bilal Sayeed Oliver – performer (track 4)
  • Royal Rosheam Harbor – performer (tracks: 5, 15)
  • Alvin Nathaniel Joiner – performer (track 6)
  • Yero Brock – performer (track 7)
  • Trevor Tahiem Smith – performer (track 8)
  • Warren Anderson Mathis – performer (track 9)
  • Ruben Cruz Monge – performer (track 11)
  • Priest Joseph Brooks – performer & keyboards (track 12), engineering & producer (tracks: 12, 14)
  • La'Toiya Ra'Shonne Williams – performer (track 14)
  • Joseph Leynard Smith – performer (track 16)
  • Saundralin Lee Green – additional vocals (track 1)
  • Barbara Wilson – additional vocals (track 5)
  • Diane Gordon – additional vocals (track 5)
  • Kathy Merrick – additional vocals (track 5)
  • Traci Nelson – additional vocals (tracks: 5, 17)
  • David Lynn Young – additional vocals (track 7)
  • Timothy Zachery Mosley – additional vocals, mixing & producer (track 9)
  • Charlene "Tweet" Keys – additional vocals (track 9)
  • Philip De Marks Jr. – additional vocals (track 11)
  • Deana Evans – additional vocals (track 15)
  • Kevin "Kirv" Irving – piano (track 2)
  • Melvin Bradford – producer (tracks: 2, 16), keyboards (track 16)
  • Jeffrey Irwin Bass – bass, keyboards, guitar, co-producer (track 3)
  • James Poyser – keyboards, mixing & producer (track 4)
  • Vikter Duplaix – drum programming, engineering, mixing & producer (track 4)
  • Michael A. Elizondo Jr. – bass (tracks: 2, 5, 8, 17), keyboards (tracks: 2, 8, 15, 16), guitar (tracks: 5, 15)
  • Timothy "Izo" Orindgreff – flute (track 5)
  • Camara Kambon – keyboards (tracks: 5, 8)
  • William Ed Pettaway Jr. – guitar (track 9)
  • Charlie Bereal – additional guitar (track 9)
  • Scott Spencer Storch – keyboards (tracks: 9, 13)
  • Tony Louis Cottrell – bass, keyboards & producer (track 10)
  • Bernard Edwards Jr. – bass, keyboards & producer (track 11)
  • Dave Aron – engineering & mixing (tracks: 12, 14), keyboards (track 14)
  • Don "Big June" Harris – bass (track 16)
  • Sean Cruse – guitar (track 17)
  • David L. Drew – producer (track 1)
  • Imsomie Leeper – producer (track 5)
  • Jeremy "Jay-Z" Jackson – producer (track 6)
  • Bryan Michael Paul Cox – producer & assistant engineering (track 7)
  • Jason Rome – producer (track 7)
  • Dorsey Wesley – producer (track 13)
  • Mark S. Jordan – producer (track 17)
  • Mauricio Iragorri – engineering (tracks: 1, 2, 5, 8, 10, 15, 17)
  • Richard "Segal" Huredia – engineering (tracks: 2, 6, 17), mixing (tracks: 3, 6)
  • Steve Baughman – engineering (tracks: 2, 10, 16), mixing (tracks: 7, 10, 16)
  • Claudio Cueni – engineering (track 2)
  • Steve King – engineering (track 3)
  • Tony Prendatt-Carter – engineering & mixing (track 4)
  • Samuel Thomas – engineering (track 7)
  • Steve Penny – engineering (track 9)
  • Joe Warlick – engineering (tracks: 10, 11), mixing (track 11)
  • Jimmy Douglass – engineering & mixing (track 9)
  • Carlos Warlick – mixing (track 10)
  • Duke Wagner – engineering (track 13)
  • Kieran Wagner – engineering (track 13)
  • Pop Wagner – engineering (track 13)
  • Jason Goldstein – mixing (track 13)
  • Tom Sweeney – engineering (track 15), assistant engineering (tracks: 2, 6, 17)
  • Keith Cohen – engineering (track 16)
  • Greg Burns – assistant engineering (tracks: 1, 2, 5, 8, 10)
  • Ted Regier – assistant engineering (tracks: 1, 10)
  • Urban Kris – assistant engineering (track 3)
  • Darrell Thorp – assistant engineering (tracks: 8, 15, 16)
  • Thomas Rounds – assistant engineering (tracks: 8, 17)
  • Jeff Kanan – assistant engineering (track 9)
  • Adam "Herb" Williams – assistant engineering (track 10)
  • Drew Thomas – assistant engineering (track 11)
  • Scott Whiting – assistant engineering (track 11)
  • John Tyree – assistant engineering (track 15)
  • Jeff Burns – assistant engineering (tracks: 16, 17)
  • Chris Gehringer – mastering (track 9)
  • Brian Knapp Gardner – mastering (tracks: 1-8, 10-17)
  • Michael Lynn – A&R
  • Jason Clark – art direction & design
  • Larry Chatman – project coordinator (tracks: 1, 2, 5, 15, 17), production management
  • Damon "Bing" Chatman – Aftermath project coordinator
  • Andrew Van Meter – Interscope project coordinator
  • Angelo Sanders – production management
  • Kirdis Tucker – product management
  • Lupe Ceballos – product management
  • Michelle Thomas – product management
  • Joel C. High – film music supervisor
Compilation credits

Chart historyEdit

Chart (2001) Peak
position
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[5] 9
French Albums (SNEP)[6] 21
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[7] 31
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[8] 15
US Billboard 200[9] 19
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[10] 5
US Top Soundtracks (Billboard)[11] 2

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[12] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Birchmeier, Jason. "The Wash - Various Artists | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved February 16, 2019.
  2. ^ Fadele, Dele (September 12, 2005). "Dr. Dre : The Wash O.S.T". NME. Retrieved February 16, 2019.
  3. ^ Juon, Steve 'Flash' (November 21, 2001). "v/a :: The Wash Soundtrack :: Aftermath/Doggystyle/Interscope". www.rapreviews.com. Retrieved February 17, 2019.
  4. ^ "Cannabis Cup Winners - 2002 Stony Awards". Cannabis Cup Winners. High Times. Retrieved 2019-02-16.
  5. ^ "Soundtrack The Wash Chart History". Canadian Albums Chart. Retrieved February 17, 2019.
  6. ^ "Lescharts.com – Soundtrack / Dr. Dre – The Wash". Hung Medien. Retrieved February 17, 2019.
  7. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Soundtrack – The Wash" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved February 17, 2019.
  8. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Soundtrack / Dr. Dre – The Wash" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved February 17, 2019.
  9. ^ "Soundtrack The Wash Chart History". Billboard 200. Retrieved February 17, 2019.
  10. ^ "Soundtrack The Wash Chart History". Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Retrieved February 17, 2019.
  11. ^ "Soundtrack The Wash Chart History". Top Soundtracks. Retrieved February 17, 2019.
  12. ^ "American album certifications – Various Artists – The Wash". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH. 

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