Mary J. Blige - The Breakthrough

Mary J. Blige - The Breakthrough Songer: Mary J. Blige
Album name: The Breakthrough
Label: Geffen Records ‎– B0005722-04
Type: Cassette, Album
Made in: US
Date of released: 2005
Category: Hip Hop, Rock, Funk / Soul
Style: RnB/Swing, Soul
Album size: 1621 mb
Genre: Classical, Rock, Hip hop

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A1 No One Will Do
Engineer [Mix] – Jason Joshua*Producer – J.U.S.T.I.C.E. LeagueProducer [Vocal Production By] – Dave Young , Mary J. BligeRecorded By – Jan FairchildWritten-By – Bunny Sigler, Clifford L. Brown III, Dave Young , Erik Ortiz, Kevin Crowe
4:47
A2 Enough Cryin
Bass – Cornelius Mimms*Featuring – BrookGuitar – Tim StewartMixed By – Rodney Jerkins, Tony MaseratiPerformer [All Music By] – Rodney JerkinsPiano – Craig Brokman*Producer – Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins*Producer [Vocal Production By] – Sean GarrettRecorded By – Jeff Villanueva, Patrick Dillett, Paul FoleyWritten-By – Mary J. Blige, Rodney Jerkins, Sean Garrett, Sean Carter*
4:21
A3 About You
Featuring – Nina SimoneKeyboards [Additional], Recorded By, Featuring – Will.I.Am*Mixed By – Supa Engineer Duro*Piano, Keyboards, Synthesizer [Synth Bass], Organ – Keith HarrisProducer – Will.I.Am*Written-By – Anthony Newley, Keith Harris, Leslie Bricusse, Mary J. Blige, Will.I.Am*
4:04
A4 Be Without You
Instruments [All] – Bryan-Michael CoxKeyboards [Additional] – Young SmokePiano [Additional], Organ [Additional], Bells [Orchestra Bells, Additional], Guitar [Additional], Arranged By [Additional Vocal Arrangement], Producer [Additional Vocal Production], Arranged By [Strings], Conductor [Strings] – Ron FairProducer – Bryan-Michael CoxProducer [Additional Production By] – Young SmokeProducer [Vocal Production By] – Mary J. Blige, Ron FairRecorded By – Danny Cheung*Recorded By [Additional Vocals] – Mike Eleopolous*Recorded By [Strings] – Allen Sides, Tal HerzbergStrings – Alan Grunfeld, Alyssa Park, Andrew Duckles, Armen Ksajikian, Brian Dembow, Charlie Bisharat, Clayton Haslop, Darrin McCann, David Low, Endre Genet*, Jackie Brand, Joel Deroiun*, Josefina Vergara, Julie Gigante, Larry Corbett, Lily Ho Chen, Mario Deleon, Marlow Fisher, Matt Funes, Natalie Leggett, Paula Hochhalter, Phillip Levy, Roberto Cani, Sam Formicola, Sid Page, Songa Lee*, Steve Erdody, Suzie Katayama, Tammy Hatwan*, Tereza StanislavVocals [All] – Mary J. BligeWritten-By – Bryan-Michael Cox, Jason Perry , Johnta Austin, Mary J. Blige
4:06
A5 Gonna Breakthrough
Drums – Rexell Hardy Jr.Engineer [Assistant Mix] – Jason Joshua*Featuring – BrookPiano – Loren DawsonProducer – D. Emile*Producer [Vocal Production By] – Mary J. Blige, Ron FairRecorded By – Anthony "Devyne" Evans, Patrick DillettRecorded By [Additional Recording By], Engineer [Additional Engineering By] – Tal HerzbergRecorded By [Additional Recording] – Mike Eleopolous*Written-By – Dernst Emile, Diana Gordon, Harry Palmer , Mary J. Blige, Quarun Wages
4:00
A6 Good Woman Down
Engineer [Assistant Mix] – Jason Joshua*Keyboards [Additional], Harmonica [Additional] – Ron FairProducer – 9th WonderProducer [Additional Vocal Production By] – Ron FairProducer [Vocal Production By] – Sean GarrettRecorded By – Patrick DillettRecorded By [Additional Recording By] – Mike Eleopolous*, Tal HerzbergWritten-By – Freddie Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Mel'isa Morgan*, Patrick Douthit, Robert Aries, Sean Garrett
4:08
A7 Take Me As I Am
Arranged By [Strings], Conductor [Strings] – Ron FairArranged By [Vocal Arrangement By] – Keri Hilson, Mary J. Blige, Ron FairCello – Armen Ksajikian, Cecilia Tsan, Larry Corbett, Paula Hochhalter, Steve Erdody, Suzie KatayamaEngineer [Additional Recording/assistant Engineer] – Mike Eleopolous*Engineer [Mix] – Jason Joshua*Engineer [Recording] – Tal HerzbergProducer – Infinity , Ron FairProducer [Vocal Production By] – Mary J. Blige, Ron FairRecorded By [Strings] – Allen SidesViola – Andrew Duckles, Brian Dembow, Darrin McCann, Marlow Fisher, Sam Formicola, Vicki Misdolczy*Violin – Alyssa Park, Anatoly Rosinsky, Bruce Dukov, Clayton Haslop, Endre Granat, Jackie Brand, Josefina Vergara, Julie Gigante, Katia Popov, Lily Ho Chen, Mario Deleon, Mark Robertson , Natalie Leggett, Phillip Levy, Rene Mandel, Roberto Cani, Robin Olson, Sid Page, Songa Lee*, Tammy Hatwan*Written-By – Candice Nelson, Ezekiel Lewis, Jordan Suecof, Keri Hilson, Lonnie Liston Smith, Thabiso Nkhereanye
3:57
A8 Baggage
Co-producer – Bobby Ross Avila And Issiah "Iz" Avila*Drums, Bass, Percussion – Iz*Engineer [Assistant Mix] – Jun IshizekiKeyboards, Strings, Guitar – Bobby Ross AvilaProducer – Jimmy Jam & Terry LewisProducer [Vocal Production By] – Dave Young , Mary J. BligeRecorded By – Matt Marin*Recorded By [Vocals] – Patrick DillettWritten-By – Bobby Ross Avila, Dave Young , Issiah J. Avila*, James Q. Wright*, James Harris, III*, Mary J. Blige, Terry Lewis
3:36
B1 Can't Hide From Luv
Featuring – Jay-ZInstruments [All] – Andre Harris And Vidal Davis*Mixed By – Super Engineer Duro*, Kendu IsaacsProducer – Andre Harris And Vidal Davis*Recorded By – Patrick DillettTechnician [Pro Tools] – Tal HerzbergWritten-By – Andre Harris , Mary J. Blige, Ryan Toby, Vidal Davis
3:53
B2 MJB Da MVP
Producer – Cool & Dre, Mary J. BligeProducer [Vocal Production By] – Patrick DillettRecorded By, Mixed By – Patrick DillettVocals [Additional] – 50 CentWritten-By – Allan Felder, Andre Lyon, Curtis Jackson, James Johnson , Jayceon Taylor, Karen Evans, Marcello Valenzano, Norman Harris, Patrice Rushen, Ron Baker, Roy Ayers
4:11
B3 Can't Get Enough
Bass, Guitar, Keyboards – Bobby Ross AvilaCo-producer – Bobby Ross Avila And Issiah "Iz" Avila*, James "Big Jim" WrightDrums, Percussion – Iz*Engineer [Mix] – Jun IshizekiKeyboards – Big Jim Wright*, Jimmy Jam Harris*Producer – Jimmy Jam & Terry LewisRecorded By – Matt Marin*Recorded By [Vocals] – Patrick DillettWritten-By – Bobby Ross Avila, Issiah J. Avila*, James Harris, III*, Mary J. Blige, Terry Lewis
3:41
B4 Ain't Really Love
Arranged By [Strings] – Bryan-Michael Cox, Ron FairArranged By [Vocals] – Mary J. Blige, Ron FairCello – Armen Ksajikian, Cecilia Tsan, Larry Corbett, Paula Hochhalter, Steve Erdody, Suzie KatayamaConductor [Strings] – Ron FairCoordinator [Production Coordination] – Candice ChildressEngineer [Assistant Mix] – Jason Joshua*Engineer [Recording] – Tal HerzbergInstruments [All] – Bryan-Michael CoxProducer – Bryan-Michael CoxProducer [Vocal Production By] – Johnta Austin, Mary J. Blige, Ron FairRecorded By – Patrick DillettRecorded By [Additional Recording] – Mike Eleopolous*Recorded By [Strings] – Allen SidesViola – Andrew Duckles, Brian Dembow, Darrin McCann, Marlow Fisher, Sam Formicola, Vicki Misdolczy*Violin – Alyssa Park, Anatoly Rosinsky, Bruce Dukov, Clayton Haslop, Endre Granat, Jackie Brand, Josefina Vergara, Julie Gigante, Katia Popov, Lily Ho Chen, Mario Deleon, Mark Robertson , Natalie Leggett, Phillip Levy, Becky Bunnell*, Roberto Cani, Robin Olson, Sid Page, Songa Lee*, Tammy Hatwan*Vocals [All] – Mary J. BligeWritten-By – Bryan-Michael Cox, Candice Childress, Johnta Austin, Mary J. Blige
4:40
B4 I Found My Everything
Bass, Guitar – Raphael SaadiqCo-producer – Jake And The Phatman*Coordinator [Production Coordinator] – Wesley MorrowDrums, Percussion, Scratches – Robert Ozuna*Engineer [Assistant] – Charles Brungardt*, John TanksleyEngineer [Mix] – Jun IshizekiEngineer [Pro Tools Engineer] – John TanksleyGuitar – Alfred Chalmers, Robert Bacon*Keyboards – Kelvin WootenProducer [Vocal Productions] – Troy TaylorProducer, Written-By, Featuring – Raphael SaadiqRecorded By – Patrick DillettRecorded By [Strings] – Reggie Dozier*Strings – Charles Vail*, The South Central Orchestra*Timpani, Glockenspiel [Glockspeil] – Harvey MasonWritten-By – Robert Ozuna*, Kelvin Wooten, Mary J. BligeWritten-by [Strings], Conductor [Strings], Arranged By [Strings] – Benjamin Wright
5:23
B5 Father In You
Arranged By [Strings] – Larry GoldBass – Ben Kenny*Guitar – Frank Ramono*Instruments [All] – Andre Harris And Vidal Davis*Producer – Andre Harris And Vidal Davis*Recorded By – Patrick DillettWritten-By – Andre Harris , Mary J. Blige, Ryan Toby, Vidal Davis
5:23
B6 Alone
Producer – Davel "Bo" McKenzieProducer [Vocal Production By] – Mary J. BligeProducer [Vocal Production By], Featuring – Dave Young Recorded By – Danny Cheung*, Patrick DillettWritten-By – Dave Young , Davel Bo McKenzie*
4:30
B8 One
Arranged By [Strings], Conductor [Strings] – Ron FairBass Guitar – Adam ClaytonCo-producer – Tal HerzbergDrums, Percussion – Larry Mullen, Jr.*Electric Guitar [Additional], Acoustic Guitar [Additional] – John GouxEngineer [Additional Recording Engineered By] – Mike Eleopolous*Featuring – U2Guitar – The EdgeMixed By – Jack Joseph PuigMixed By [Mix Assisted By] – Dean NelsonPiano, Organ – Ron FairProducer – Ron FairRecorded By [Original Recording By] – Carl GlanvilleRecorded By [Strings] – Allen SidesStrings – Alan Grumfeld*, Alyssa Park, Andrew Duckles, Armen Ksajikian, Brian Dembow, Charlie Bisharat, Clayton Haslop, Darrin McCann, David Low, Endre Genet*, Jackie Brand, Joel Derouin, Josefina Vergara, Julie Gigante, Larry Corbett, Lily Ho Chen, Mario De Leon*, Marlow Fisher, Matt Funes, Natalie Leggett, Paula Hochhalter, Phillip Levy, Roberto Cain*, Sam Formicola, Sid Page, Songa Lee*, Steve Erdody, Suzie Katayama, Tammy Hatwan*, Tereza StanislavVocals, Guitar – BonoWritten-By – A. Clayton*, Bono, The Edge, L. Mullen, Jr.*
8:19

Credits

  • Art Direction – Drew Fitzgerald , Facet Creative
  • Executive Producer – Mary J. Blige
  • Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
  • Mixed By – Dave "Hard-Drive" Pensado* (tracks: 1, 4 to 7, 12), Peter Mokran (tracks: 8, 11, 13 to 15)
  • Photography By – Markus Klinko-Indrani*

Notes

Late cassette release did not have a J-card insert. Basic info decal with barcode was applied to clear jewelcase.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 6 02498 87667 1

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
0602498796870 Mary J. Blige The Breakthrough ‎(CD, Album) Geffen Records, Matriarch Records 0602498796870 Europe 2005
2600713 Mary J Blige* The Breakthrough ‎(CD, Album) Geffen Records, Matriarch Records 2600713 Russia 2005
9889349 Mary J Blige* The Breakthrough ‎(CD, Album) Geffen Records, Island Records Group, Matriarch Records 9889349 UK 2005
B0005722-01 Mary J. Blige The Breakthrough ‎(2xLP, Album) Geffen Records B0005722-01 US 2005
0602498893456 Mary J. Blige The Breakthrough ‎(CD, Album) Geffen Records, Matriarch Records 0602498893456 Europe 2005
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