Darkness and Light is the fifth studio album by American singer, songwriter, and pianist John Legend. It was released on December 2, 2016, by Columbia Records, as well as his album to be released with GOOD Music, following the end of his five-album contract with the label. Legend recorded the album at East West Studio 2 in Los Angeles. It was produced almost entirely by Blake Mills, who also played various instruments and co-wrote most of the songs
Darkness and Light is the fifth studio album by American singer, songwriter, and pianist John Legend. It was released on December 2, 2016, by Columbia Records. 2016 John Legend Music, Inc. and Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment. Streaming and by permanent download to your computer and/or device. Required for streaming and downloading.
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Darkness and Light is the fifth studio album by John Legend and was released on December 2, 2016. The album was announced with first single Love Me Now, and is the follow-up to Legend’s 2013 Love in the Future, features guest appearances from Chance the Rapper, Miguel, Kamasi Washington and Alabama Shakes‘ Brittany Howard. Darkness and Light fits into the classic soul/R&B music and continues some of John’s familiar themes but this album delves into John’s devotion to social justice, his marriage and the birth of his daughter Luna Simone
Darkness and Light is the fifth studio album by American singer John Legend. The album was released on December 2, 2016 by Columbia Records. It was produced by Blake Mills and features guest appearances from Chance the Rapper, Brittany Howard, and Miguel. The album is supported by two singles "Love Me Now", and "Penthouse Floor" featuring Chance the Rapper. 2 Commercial performance.
On Darkness and Light, John Legend pushes beyond his comfort zone for something a bit more ambitious. This is a love record about navigating the bleak world and finding happiness in dark times. John Legend doesn’t waste time getting to the point of Darkness and Light, his fifth solo album. On I Know Better, the record’s gospel-infused opener, the singer refutes the celebrity he’s acquired to date: Legend is just a name, I know better than to be so proud/I won’t drink in all this fame/Or take more love than I’m allowed. At this stage of his career-which includes 10 Grammy awards, a Golden Globe, and an Academy Award for Best Original Song-Legend could’ve continued to play it safe; his mix of secular and spiritual soul has taken him far over the years
Darkness and Light shows that John Legend knows the answer to that tricky question. The R&B singer wraps his magnificent voice around issues of the day, hearkening back to Curtis, Stevie, and Marvin. I Know Better speaks to that time, promising to use his voice for good. This mindset applies to slow jams- Love Me Now, Overload, and What You Do To Me -ringed with shades of pain. Producer Blake Mills (responsible for Alabama Shakes’ Sound and Color) fills the album with incredible, pulsating touches. Darkness and Light John Legend.
John Legend’s sixth studio album opens with a burst of impassioned singing that sounds remarkably like a statement of intent. They say sing what you know, but I’ve sung what they want, he offers on a track called I Know Better, over a sparse piano backdrop. Some folks do what they’re told, but this time, baby, I won’t
|1||I Know Better|
Featuring – Chance The Rapper
|3||Darkness And Light
Featuring – Brittany Howard
Featuring – Miguel
|5||Love Me Now|
|6||What You Do To Me|
|8||Right By You (For Luna)|
|10||How Can I Blame You|
|11||Same Old Story|
|12||Marching Into The Dark|
|13||Drawing Lines (Bonus Track)|
|14||What You Do To Me (Piano Demo) (Bonus Track)|
|15||Love You Anyway (Bonus Track)|
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