Janelle Monáe Dirty Computer

Dirty Computer

Janelle Monáe

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Released on April 27, 2018 by Bad Boy Records

Main artist: Janelle Monáe

Genre: R&B/Soul > Soul

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Album : 1 disk - 14 tracks Total length : 00:48:37

  1. 1 Dirty Computer (feat. Brian Wilson)

    Chris Gehringer, Masterer - Brian Wilson, Background Vocals, FeaturedArtist - Will Quinnell, Masterer - Janelle Monáe, Co-Producer, Executive Producer, Production, Vocals, Recorded by, MainArtist - MICK GUZAUSKI, Mixer - Janelle Monáe Robinson, Writer - Nathaniel Irvin III, Writer - JON BRION, Synthesizer - Sean "Diddy" Combs, Executive Producer - Alexander Page, Violin - Chuck Lightning, Co-Producer, Executive Producer - Grace Shim, Cello - Nate Wonder, Executive Producer - Matt Jardine, Background Vocals - Soundwave, Additional Drums - The Wondaland ArchOrchestra, Orchestra - Nate "Rocket" Wonder, Producer, String Arranger, Drums, Guitar, Production, Recorded by, Bass, Synthesizer, Programming - Jon Jon Traxx, Bass - Kellindo, Guitar Copyright : 2018 Bad Boy Records LLC for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States. 2018 Bad Boy Records, LLC.

  2. 2 Crazy, Classic, Life

    Chris Gehringer, Masterer - Will Quinnell, Masterer - Janelle Monáe, Co-Producer, Executive Producer, Production, Vocals, Recorded by, MainArtist - MICK GUZAUSKI, Mixer - Charles Joseph II, Writer - Janelle Monáe Robinson, Writer - Nathaniel Irvin III, Writer - JON BRION, Synthesizer - Sean "Diddy" Combs, Executive Producer - Chuck Lightning, Co-Producer, Executive Producer - Nate Wonder, Executive Producer - Nate "Rocket" Wonder, Arranger, Drums, Guitar, Production, Programmer, Recorded by, Bass, Synthesizer - Jon Jon Traxx, Bass - Kellindo, Guitar Copyright : 2018 Bad Boy Records LLC for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States. 2018 Bad Boy Records, LLC.

  3. 3 Take A Byte

    Dennis Hamm, Piano - Chris Gehringer, Masterer - Will Quinnell, Masterer - Janelle Monáe, Co-Producer, Executive Producer, Production, Vocals, Recorded by, MainArtist - MICK GUZAUSKI, Mixer - Janelle Monáe Robinson, Writer - Nathaniel Irvin III, Writer - JON BRION, Synthesizer - Sean "Diddy" Combs, Executive Producer - Chuck Lightning, Co-Producer, Executive Producer - Nate Wonder, Executive Producer - Thundercat, Bass - Nana Kwabena Tuffuor, Writer - Nate "Rocket" Wonder, Producer, Arranger, Drums, Guitar, Production, Recorded by, Bass, Synthesizer, Programming - Kellis Parker Jr, Writer - Nana Kwabena, Drums, Additional Production, Synthesizer - Jon Jon Traxx, Guitar, Co-Producer, Bass - John M. Webb Jr., Writer - Kellindo, Guitar Copyright : 2018 Bad Boy Records LLC for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States. 2018 Bad Boy Records, LLC.

  4. 4 Jane's Dream

    Chris Gehringer, Masterer - Will Quinnell, Masterer - Janelle Monáe, Executive Producer, MainArtist - MICK GUZAUSKI, Mixer - JON BRION, Producer, Writer, Recorded by, Synthesizer - Sean "Diddy" Combs, Executive Producer - Chuck Lightning, Executive Producer - Nate Wonder, Executive Producer Copyright : 2018 Bad Boy Records LLC for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States. 2018 Bad Boy Records, LLC.

  5. 5 Screwed (feat. Zoë Kravitz)

    Chris Gehringer, Masterer - Will Quinnell, Masterer - Janelle Monáe, Co-Producer, Executive Producer, Production, Vocals, Recorded by, MainArtist - MICK GUZAUSKI, Mixer - Charles Joseph II, Writer - Janelle Monáe Robinson, Writer - Nathaniel Irvin III, Writer - JON BRION, Synthesizer - Sean "Diddy" Combs, Executive Producer - Chuck Lightning, Co-Producer, Executive Producer - Nate Wonder, Executive Producer - Roman GianArthur, Arranger, Drums, Guitar, Co-Producer - Benjamin Hudson Mcildowie, Writer - Nate "Rocket" Wonder, Producer, Arranger, Drums, Guitar, Production, Recorded by, Bass, Synthesizer, Programming - Roman GianArthur Irvin, Writer - Zoe Kravitz, FeaturedArtist - Marco Sonzini, Recorded by - Ebonie Smith, Additional Engineer, Recording - Jon Jon Traxx, Bass - Kellindo, Guitar Copyright : 2018 Bad Boy Records LLC for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States. 2018 Bad Boy Records, LLC.

  6. 6 Django Jane

    Chris Gehringer, Masterer - Will Quinnell, Masterer - Janelle Monáe, Executive Producer, Vocals, Recorded by, MainArtist - MICK GUZAUSKI, Mixer - Janelle Monáe Robinson, Writer - Nathaniel Irvin III, Writer - Sean "Diddy" Combs, Executive Producer - Chuck Lightning, Executive Producer - Nate Wonder, Executive Producer - Nana Kwabena Tuffuor, Writer - Nate "Rocket" Wonder, Arranger, Guitar, Co-Producer, Programmer, Recorded by, Synthesizer - Nana Kwabena, Producer, Arranger, Programmer, Synthesizer - Nate Rocket Wonder, Bass Copyright : 2018 Bad Boy Records LLC for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States. 2018 Bad Boy Records, LLC.

  7. 7 Pynk

    Chris Gehringer, Masterer - Will Quinnell, Masterer - Janelle Monáe, Co-Producer, Executive Producer, Production, Vocals, Recorded by, MainArtist - MICK GUZAUSKI, Mixer - Charles Joseph II, Writer - Janelle Monáe Robinson, Writer - Nathaniel Irvin III, Writer - Sean "Diddy" Combs, Executive Producer - Chuck Lightning, Producer, Arranger, Executive Producer - Nate Wonder, Executive Producer - Grimes, FeaturedArtist - Nate "Rocket" Wonder, Producer, Guitar, Piano, Production, Recorded by - Taylor Parks, Writer - Wynne Bennett, Producer, Drums, Guitar, Percussion, Writer, Background Vocals, Recorded by, Synthesizer - Kellindo, Guitar Copyright : 2018 Bad Boy Records LLC for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States. 2018 Bad Boy Records, LLC.

  8. 8 Make Me Feel

    John Hanes, Mixing Engineer - Chris Gehringer, Masterer - Serban Ghenea, Mixer - Will Quinnell, Masterer - Janelle Monáe, Executive Producer, Vocals, MainArtist - Robin, Producer, Programmer - Janelle Monáe Robinson, Writer - Sean "Diddy" Combs, Executive Producer - Chuck Lightning, Executive Producer - Nate Wonder, Executive Producer - Robin Fredriksson, Writer - Matt Friedman, Writer - Julia Michaels, Production, Writer - Justin Tranter, Production - Mattman, Producer, Programmer - Justin Trantor, Writer Copyright : 2018 Bad Boy Records LLC for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States. 2018 Bad Boy Records, LLC.

  9. 9 I Got The Juice (feat. Pharrell Williams)

    Chris Gehringer, Masterer - Pharrell Williams, Writer, FeaturedArtist - Will Quinnell, Masterer - Janelle Monáe, Executive Producer, Production, Additional Production, Vocals, Recorded by, MainArtist - MICK GUZAUSKI, Mixer - Janelle Monáe Robinson, Writer - Nathaniel Irvin III, Writer - Sean "Diddy" Combs, Executive Producer - andrew horowitz, Synthesizer - Chuck Lightning, Executive Producer, Additional Production - Nate Wonder, Executive Producer - Roman GianArthur, Guitar - Nana Kwabena Tuffuor, Writer - Nate "Rocket" Wonder, Producer, Arranger, Guitar, Production, Additional Background Vocals, Drum Programmer, Recorded by, Synthesizer - Roman GianArthur Irvin, Writer - The Skunks, Additional Background Vocals - Taylor Parks, Writer - Nana Kwabena, Co-Producer, Additional Background Vocals, Drum Programmer - Joshua Dean, Writer - Kellindo, Guitar Copyright : 2018 Bad Boy Records LLC for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States. 2018 Bad Boy Records, LLC.

  10. 10 I Like That

    Rico Wade, Writer - Ray Murray, Writer - Chris Gehringer, Masterer - Will Quinnell, Masterer - Janelle Monáe, Executive Producer, Production, Vocals, Recorded by, MainArtist - Patrick L. Brown, Writer - MICK GUZAUSKI, Mixer - Janelle Monáe Robinson, Writer - Nathaniel Irvin III, Writer - Organized Noize, Recorded by, Programming - Sean "Diddy" Combs, Executive Producer - Chuck Lightning, Executive Producer, Production - Nate Wonder, Executive Producer - Roman GianArthur, Guitar - Sleepy Brown, Background Vocals - Nate "Rocket" Wonder, Arranger, Guitar, Piano, Background Vocals, Recorded by, Bass - The Skunks, Background Vocals - Taylor Parks, Writer - Nate Rocket Wonder, Drums, Recorded by Copyright : 2018 Bad Boy Records LLC for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States. 2018 Atlantic Recording Corporation

  11. 11 Don't Judge Me

    Chris Gehringer, Masterer - Will Quinnell, Masterer - Janelle Monáe, Executive Producer, Production, Additional Production, Vocals, Recorded by, MainArtist - MICK GUZAUSKI, Mixer - Janelle Monáe Robinson, Writer - Nathaniel Irvin III, Writer - Sean "Diddy" Combs, Executive Producer - Alexander Page, Violin - Chuck Lightning, Executive Producer - Grace Shim, Cello - Nate Wonder, Executive Producer - Roman GianArthur, String Arranger, Additional Production, Background Vocals - The Wondaland ArchOrchestra, Orchestra - Nate "Rocket" Wonder, Producer, Arranger, Drums, Guitar, Production, Programmer, Recorded by, Bass, Synthesizer - Roman GianArthur Irvin, Writer - Isis Valentino, Background Vocals - Taylor Parks, Writer - Joshua Dean, Writer - Jon Jon Traxx, Bass Copyright : 2018 Bad Boy Records LLC for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States. 2018 Bad Boy Records, LLC.

  12. 12 Stevie's Dream

    Chris Gehringer, Masterer - Will Quinnell, Masterer - Janelle Monáe, Executive Producer, MainArtist - Stevie Wonder, Vocals - MICK GUZAUSKI, Mixer - Nathaniel Irvin III, Writer - Sean "Diddy" Combs, Executive Producer - Chuck Lightning, Executive Producer - Nate Wonder, Executive Producer - Nate "Rocket" Wonder, Producer, Recorded by - Roman GianArthur Irvin, Producer, Writer Copyright : 2018 Bad Boy Records LLC for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States. 2018 Bad Boy Records, LLC.

  13. 13 So Afraid

    Chris Gehringer, Masterer - Will Quinnell, Masterer - Janelle Monáe, Co-Producer, Executive Producer, Production, Vocals, Recorded by, MainArtist - MICK GUZAUSKI, Mixer - Janelle Monáe Robinson, Writer - Nathaniel Irvin III, Writer - JON BRION, Synthesizer - Sean "Diddy" Combs, Executive Producer - Chuck Lightning, Executive Producer - Nate Wonder, Executive Producer - Nate "Rocket" Wonder, Producer, Arranger, Drums, Guitar, Production, Background Vocals, Recorded by, Synthesizer, Programming - Jon Jon Traxx, Percussion - Kellindo, Guitar Copyright : 2018 Bad Boy Records LLC for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States. 2018 Bad Boy Records, LLC.

  14. 14 Americans

    Chris Gehringer, Masterer - Will Quinnell, Masterer - Janelle Monáe, Co-Producer, Executive Producer, Production, Vocals, Recorded by, MainArtist - MICK GUZAUSKI, Mixer - Charles Joseph II, Writer - Janelle Monáe Robinson, Writer - Nathaniel Irvin III, Writer - Sean "Diddy" Combs, Executive Producer - Chuck Lightning, Co-Producer, Executive Producer - Nate Wonder, Executive Producer - Nate "Rocket" Wonder, Producer, Arranger, Drums, Guitar, Production, Drum Programmer, Recorded by, Synthesizer - Kellis Parker Jr., Writer - Jon Jon Traxx, Guitar, Additional Production, Programmer, Bass - John M. Webb Jr., Writer - Kellindo, Guitar Copyright : 2018 Bad Boy Records LLC for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States. 2018 Bad Boy Records, LLC.

About

"Yoga" was an ostensibly minor part of the Janelle Monáe discography by the arrival of Dirty Computer. Three years old and outshined by another Wondaland release, Jidenna's "Classic Man," it nevertheless became Monáe's first single to hit the Billboard Hot 100. That Monáe hadn't previously hit the chart as a headliner was further evidence of a flawed industry, given that she and primary collaborators Nate Wonder and Chuck Lightning had been making songs with pop appeal for nearly a decade. "Yoga" did show that Monáe was more open to messing with contemporary trends. Moreover, the song's humanized, sexually uninhibited, and anti-authoritarian qualities -- she was earthbound, celebrating her body, asserting "You cannot police me" -- also indicated the course she has taken with her third album. Oddly enough, "Make Me Feel," the one Dirty Computer track on which Monáe employs a wholly pop songwriting team including Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, and Mattman & Robin, is the funkiest and friskiest number here, clearly influenced by the late (and uncredited) Prince. Monáe and her trusty Wondaland partners, the album's dominant creative force, colorfully twist and flip new wave-leaning pop with booming bass drums and rattling percussion. They transmit powerful and defiant jubilance in response to "wack ass fuckboys everywhere (from the traphouse to the White House) who make the lives of little brown girls so damn hard," among dozens of other inspirations Monáe acknowledges in the essential liner notes. Almost every track is densely packed with quotables delivered in approaches that shift from easygoing elegance to hard-fought, triumphant conviction. The latter approach yields the album's apex, "Django Jane," in which Monáe raps throughout with inhuman precision, threatening a pussy riot, declaring "We ain't hidden no more," and uplifting the "highly melanated" while dropping some of the set's few sci-fi allusions, "Made a fandroid outta yo' girlfriend" among them. Not to be lost in all the power moves are indirect and direct references to a romantic relationship -- another form of dissent -- referenced and explored throughout, from the glowing "Crazy, Classic, Life" through the fiery "So Afraid," the only moment of emotional fragility. While this is easily the most loaded Monáe album in terms of guests, with Brian Wilson, Stevie Wonder, and Grimes among the contributors, there's no doubt that it's a Wondaland product. It demonstrates that artful resistance and pop music are not mutually exclusive. ~ Andy Kellman

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