All That I Am (Santana album)

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All That I Am
Studio album by Santana
Released October 31, 2005 (Europe)
November 1, 2005 (US)
Recorded 2004 - 2005
Genre Latin rock
Length 53:10
Label Arista
Producer Clive Davis
Santana chronology
Shaman
(2002)
All That I Am
(2005)
Guitar Heaven: The Greatest Guitar Classics of All Time
(2010)
Alternative cover
iTunes album cover
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 45/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly C−[3]
Rolling Stone 2.5/5 stars[4]
Winnipeg Sun (negative) [5]

All That I Am is the nineteenth studio album by Santana and follow-up to the band's 2002 Shaman. It was released on October 31, 2005 (see 2005 in music) internationally and a day later in the United States. All That I Am follows the format of his previous two studio releases, consisting primarily of collaborations with other artists.

The album debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200, with 142,309 sales. The first single of the album, "I'm Feeling You", features Michelle Branch and The Wreckers, and received radio airplay in September 2005. The second single from All That I Am, "Just Feel Better", features Steven Tyler of Aerosmith and was released in November 2005. The album was used heavily in the promotion of the iPod nano, and is now certified Gold with sales exceeding 500,000 copies.

Singles[edit]

The first single released from "All That I Am" was "I'm Feeling You" which featured Michelle Branch and The Wreckers only peaked at number 55 on the US Billboard Hot 100. The second single was "Just Feel Better" which featured Steven Tyler would peak at number 7 in Australia and number 77 in the UK. The final single was "Cry Baby Cry" which featured Sean Paul and Joss Stone would only peak at number 71 in the UK.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hermes" – 4:08
  2. "El Fuego" – 4:17
    • Written by Carlos Santana, Jean Shepherd and Richard Shepherd
    • Produced by Carlos Santana
  3. "I'm Feeling You" – 4:13
  4. "My Man" – 4:37
  5. "Just Feel Better" – 4:12
    • Featuring Steven Tyler
    • Written by Jamie Houston, Buck Johnson and Damon Johnson
    • Produced by John Shanks
  6. "I Am Somebody" – 4:02
    • Featuring will.i.am
    • Written by will.i.am and George Pajon, Jr.
    • Produced by will.i.am
    • Additional Production Lester Mendez
    • This song is considered by most as a tribute to "I Am - Somebody", a poem by Reverend Jesse Jackson.
  7. "Con Santana" – 3:18
    • Featuring Ismaïla and Sixu Toure, also known as Touré Kunda
    • Written by Carlos Santana, Ismaïla Toure and Tidane "Sixu" Toure
    • Produced by Carlos Santana
  8. "Twisted" – 5:11
    • Featuring Anthony Hamilton
    • Written by Dante Ross and Nandi Willis
    • Produced by Dante Ross
  9. "Trinity" – 3:33
  10. "Cry Baby Cry" – 3:53
    • Featuring Sean Paul and Joss Stone
    • Written by Lester Mendez, Sean Paul, Kara DioGuardi and Jimmy Harry
    • Produced and Arranged by Lester Mendez
  11. "Brown Skin Girl" – 4:44
    • Featuring Bo Bice
    • Written by Jamie Houston
    • Produced by Lester Mendez and Jamie Houston
    • Vocal Arrangement by Jamie Houston
  12. "I Don't Wanna Lose Your Love" – 4:00
    • Featuring Los Lonely Boys
    • Written by Henry Garza, Ringo Garza and Joey Garza
    • Produced by Carlos Santana
    • Additional Production by John Proter and Los Lonely Boys
  13. "Da Tu Amor" – 4:03
    • Written by Carlos Santana, Andy Vargas, and Gary Glenn
    • Produced by Carlos Santana

Personnel[edit]

  • Carlos Santana - guitar, background vocals
  • Chester Thompson - organ
  • Dennis Chambers - drums
  • Karl Perazzo - congas, timbales, percussion, background vocals
  • Raul Rekow - congas, background vocals
  • Jeff Cressman - trombone
  • Bill Ortiz - trumpet
  • Benny Rietveld - bass guitar

Charts and certifications[edit]

Digital Rights Management[edit]

This CD is thought to contain MediaMax CD-3 by SunnComm. Some anti-virus and anti-adware programs are attempting to remove said clones and impersonators of said DRM.[25] Sony has recalled all affected CDs and has re-released the album without the DRM.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "All That I Am Reviews, Ratings, Credits, and More at Metacritic". Metacritic. Retrieved 15 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. All That I Am (Santana album) at AllMusic
  3. ^ Browne, David (2005-11-04). "All That I Am Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 15 April 2012. 
  4. ^ Moon, Tom (2005-11-01). "Santana: All That I Am : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2007-10-02. Retrieved 15 April 2012. 
  5. ^ Sterdan, Darryl. "CANOE -- JAM! Music - Artists - Album Review: ALL THAT I AM". jam.canoe.ca. Retrieved 17 May 2012. 
  6. ^ "Santana - All That I Am" (in German). Austriancharts.at. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  7. ^ "Santana – All That I Am". Australiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  8. ^ "Santana – All That I Am" (in Dutch). Ultratop.be. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  9. ^ "Santana – All That I Am" (in French). Ultratop.be. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  10. ^ "Santana – All That I Am" (in Dutch). Dutchcharts.nl. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  11. ^ "Santana: All That I Am" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  12. ^ "Santana – All That I Am". Lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  13. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  14. ^ "Santana – All That I Am". Italiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  15. ^ "Santana – All That I Am". Charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  16. ^ "Santana – All That I Am". Norwegiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  17. ^ "Santana – All That I Am". Spanishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  18. ^ "Santana – All That I Am". Swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  19. ^ "Santana – All That I Am". Swisscharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  20. ^ "Santana Album & Song Chart History" Billboard 200 for Santana. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  21. ^ "Austrian album certifications – Santana – All That I Am" (in German). IFPI Austria.  Enter Santana in the field Interpret. Enter All That I Am in the field Titel. Select album in the field Format. Click Suchen
  22. ^ "New Zealand album certifications – Santana – All That I Am". Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. 
  23. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Santana; 'All That I Am')". Hung Medien. 
  24. ^ "American album certifications – Santana – All That I Am". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  25. ^ von Lohmann, Fred (2005-11-08). "Are You Infected by Sony-BMG's Rootkit? | Electronic Frontier Foundation". eff.org. Retrieved 4 September 2011. 

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