Shadows on the Sun

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Shadows on the Sun
Studio album by Brother Ali
Released May 2, 2003
Genre Hip hop
Length 65:54
Label Rhymesayers Entertainment
Producer Ant
Brother Ali chronology
Rites of Passage
(2000)
Shadows on the Sun
(2003)
Champion EP
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
The A.V. Club (favorable)[2]
Robert Christgau A−[3]
HipHopDX 5/5 stars[4]
Pitchfork Media (8.7/10)[5]
Rapreviews (9/10)[6]
Sputnikmusic 4/5 stars[7]
Tiny Mix Tapes 4.5/5 stars[8]

Shadows on the Sun is the second studio album by American rapper Brother Ali. It was released on May 2, 2003 on Rhymesayers Entertainment. It was produced entirely by Ant of Atmosphere. The album received almost unanimous critical acclaim.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by Brother Ali & Ant except 7 and 14 by the formers and Slug

  1. "Room with a View" – 3:50
  2. "Champion..." – 4:06
  3. "Star Quality" – 5:20
  4. "Prince Charming" – 4:35
  5. "Win Some Lose Some" – 3:24
  6. "Pay Them Back" – 2:53
  7. "Blah Blah Blah" – 4:20
  8. "Shadows on the Sun" – 4:36
  9. "Prelude" – 1:17
  10. "Forest Whitiker" – 3:00
  11. "Bitchslap!" – 3:19
  12. "Back Stage Pacin'" – 3:51
  13. "When the Beat Comes In" – 4:31
  14. "Missing Teeth" – 1:54
    • Featuring Slug
  15. "Dorian" – 3:50
  16. "Soul Whisper" – 1:49
  17. "Picket Fence" – 5:10
  18. "Victory! (Come Forward)" – 4:09

Personnel[edit]

Credits for Shadows on the Sun adapted from Allmusic.[9]

  • Ant – Scratching, Engineer, Executive Producer, Mixing, Beats
  • Brother Ali – Vocals, Engineer, Executive Producer, Mixing
  • Sean Daley – Executive Producer
  • Emily Lazar – Mastering
  • Joe Mabbott – Engineer, Mixing
  • Dan Monick – Photography
  • Brent "Abu Siddiq" Sayers – Executive Producer
  • Siddiq – Design, Layout Design

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kristel, Todd (2003). Shadows on the Sun - Brother Ali: Review. Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-08-01.
  2. ^ Rabin, Nathan (June 17, 2003). Shadows On The Sun | Music | Music Review. The A.V. Club. Onion Inc.. Retrieved 2011-08-01.
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert (March 9, 2004). Edges of the Groove. The Village Voice. Village Voice Media. Retrieved 2011-08-01.
  4. ^ J-23 (May 8, 2003). Brother Ali - Shadows on the Sun | Read Hip Hop Reviews, Rap Reviews & Hip Hop Album Reviews. HipHopDX. Cheri Media Group. Retrieved 2011-08-01.
  5. ^ Pemberton, Rollie (August 14, 2003). Album Reviews: Brother Ali: Shadows on the Sun. Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2011-08-01.
  6. ^ Jost, Matt (February 17, 2004). Brother Ali :: Shadows on the Sun :: Rhymesayers Entertainment. RapReviews. Flash Web Design Exclusive. Retrieved 2011-08-01.
  7. ^ Thomas, Adam (April 6, 2009). Brother Ali - Shadows on the Sun (staff review). Sputnikmusic. Retrieved 2011-08-01.
  8. ^ Wolfman (2003). Brother Ali - Shadows On The Sun | Music Review. Tiny Mix Tapes. Archived from the original at the Wayback Machine (archived November 2, 2003). Retrieved 2011-08-01.
  9. ^ Shadows on the Sun - Brother Ali: Credits. Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-08-01.

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