Shaman (album)

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Shaman
Studio album by Santana
Released October 22, 2002
Genre Latin rock, World music, pop rock
Length 76:33
Label Arista
Producer Clive Davis, Carlos Santana
Santana chronology
The Essential Santana
(2002)
Shaman
(2002)
All That I Am
(2005)
Singles from Shaman
  1. "The Game of Love"
    Released: October 22, 2002
  2. "Why Don't You & I"
    Released: October 25, 2003
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 59/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
Entertainment.ie 3/5 stars[3]
Entertainment Weekly B−[4]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[5]

Shaman is the eighteenth studio album by Santana. Shaman was released on October 22, 2002 and debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 with first week sales of 298,973. It was certified Double Platinum by the RIAA[6] and Gold in Greece.[7]

The first single of the album was "The Game of Love", featuring Michelle Branch. "Why Don't You & I", featuring Chad Kroeger of Nickelback, was also re-recorded as a single in 2003, which featured Alex Band of The Calling.

Like the previous album, Supernatural, Shaman featured various famous rock, hip hop, and pop artists.

Singles[edit]

The first single released, "The Game of Love" which featured Michelle Branch, peaked at number 5 on the US Billboard Hot 100, number 16 in the UK and number 21 in Australia. A re-recorded version of "Why Don't You & I" with vocals by Alex Band peaked at number 8 on the US Billboard Hot 100. "Feels Like Fire" (featuring Dido) and "Nothing at All" (featuring Musiq) failed to chart in most countries.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Adouma"   Angélique Kidjo, Jean Hebrail [8] 4:15
2. "Nothing at All" (featuring Musiq) Rob Thomas, Cori Rooney [9] 4:28
3. "The Game of Love" (featuring Michelle Branch) Gregg Alexander, Rick Nowels 4:15
4. "You Are My Kind" (featuring Seal) Thomas 4:19
5. "Amoré (Sexo)" (featuring Macy Gray) Gray, Lester Mendez, Dallas Austin, Javier Vazquez [10] 3:51
6. "Foo Foo"   Yvon André,[11] Roger Eugène,[12] (Jean) Yves Joseph,[13] Hermann Nau,[14] (Jean) Claude Jean [15] 6:28
7. "Victory Is Won"   Santana 5:20
8. "Since Supernatural" (featuring Melky Jean & Governor) Wyclef Jean, Jerry "Wonder" Duplessis & Governor 4:32
9. "America" (featuring P.O.D.) Sonny Sandoval, Marcos Curiel, Traa Daniels, Wuv Bernardo 4:35
10. "Sideways" (featuring Citizen Cope) Clarence Greenwood (Citizen Cope) 4:41
11. "Why Don't You & I" (featuring Chad Kroeger) Chad Kroeger 4:34
12. "Feels Like Fire" (featuring Dido) Dido Armstrong, Rollo Armstrong, Pnut 4:39
13. "Aye Aye Aye"   Michael Shrieve, Santana, Karl Perazzo,[16] Raul Rekow [17] 4:45
14. "Hoy Es Adios" (featuring Alejandro Lerner) Klaus Derendorf, Jean-Yves Docornet,[18] Lerner 4:37
15. "One of These Days" (featuring Ozomatli) J B Eckl, K C Porter, Santana 5:51
16. "Novus" (featuring Plácido Domingo) Santana, Gábor Szabó, Walter Afanasieff,[19] Greg DiGiovine,[19] Ritchie Rome 4:10


The International (outside U.S.) version drops the track "Since Supernatural", shuffles the remaining tracks, and includes the song "Let Me Love You Tonight".

28 second sample from Clarence Greenwood's "Sideways" (Santana ft. Citizen Cope).

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No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Adouma"   Angélique Kidjo, Jean Hebrail [8] 4:15
2. "Nothing at All" (featuring Musiq) Rob Thomas, Cori Rooney [9] 4:28
3. "The Game of Love" (featuring Michelle Branch) Gregg Alexander, Rick Nowels 4:15
4. "You Are My Kind" (featuring Seal) Thomas 4:19
5. "Amoré (Sexo)" (featuring Macy Gray) Gray, Lester Mendez, Dallas Austin, Javier Vazquez [10] 3:51
6. "Foo Foo"   Yvon André,[11] Roger Eugène,[12] (Jean) Yves Joseph,[13] Hermann Nau,[14] (Jean) Claude Jean [15] 6:28
7. "Victory Is Won"   Santana 5:20
8. "America" (featuring P.O.D.) Sonny Sandoval, Marcos Curiel, Traa Daniels, Wuv Bernardo 4:35
9. "Sideways" (featuring Citizen Cope) Clarence Greenwood (Citizen Cope) 4:41
10. "Why Don't You & I" (featuring Chad Kroeger) Chad Kroeger 4:34
11. "Feels Like Fire" (featuring Dido) Dido Armstrong, Rollo Armstrong, Pnut 4:39
12. "Let Me Love You Tonight"   Santana 5:35
13. "Aye Aye Aye"   Michael Shrieve, Santana, Karl Perazzo,[16] Raul Rekow [17] 4:45
14. "Hoy Es Adios" (featuring Alejandro Lerner) Klaus Derendorf, Jean-Yves Docornet,[18] Lerner 4:37
15. "One of These Days" (featuring Ozomatli) J B Eckl, K C Porter, Santana 5:51
16. "Novus" (featuring Plácido Domingo) Santana, Gábor Szabó, Walter Afanasieff,[19] Greg DiGiovine,[19] Ritchie Rome 4:10

Personnel[edit]

  • "Adouma"
    • Guitar – Carlos Santana
    • Keyboards – Chester D Thompson
    • Bass – Benny Rietveld
    • Drums – Billy Johnson
    • Percussion – Karl Perazzo
    • Congas – Raul Rekow
    • Vocals – Tony Lindsay, Carlos Santana, Karl Perazzo
    • Trombone – Jose Abel Figueroa, Mic Gillette
    • Trumpet – Mic Gillette, Marvin McFadden
  • "Nothing at All"
    • Guitar – Carlos Santana
    • Lead Vocal – Musiq
    • Keyboards – George Whitty
    • Bass – Benny Rietveld
    • Drums – Carter Beauford
    • Congas & Percussion – Karl Perazzo
  • "The Game of Love"
    • Lead Guitar – Carlos Santana
    • Rhythm Guitar & Lead Vocal – Michelle Branch
    • Keyboards – Chester D Thompson
    • Programming – Dante Ross, John Gamble
    • Bass – Benny Rietveld
    • Congas & Percussion – Carlos Santana
  • "You Are My Kind"
    • Guitar – Carlos Santana
    • Lead Vocal – Seal
    • Keyboards – Chester D Thompson
    • Bass – Benny Rietveld
    • Drums – Horacio Hernandez
    • Percussion – Karl Perazzo
    • Congas – Raul Rekow
    • Vamp Out Vocal – Karl Perazzo
    • Background Vocals – Karl Perazzo, Carlos Santana, Tony Lindsay
  • "Amoré (Sexo)"
    • Lead Guitar – Carlos Santana
    • Lead Vocal – Macy Gray
    • Keyboards – Chester D Thompson
    • Bass – Benny Rietveld
    • Drums – Rodney Holmes
    • Percussion – Karl Perazzo
    • Congas – Raul Rekow
    • Trombone – Jeff Cressman, Jose Abel Figueroa
    • Trumpet – Javier Melendez, William Ortiz
  • "Foo Foo"
    • Lead Guitar – Carlos Santana
    • Rhythm Guitar – Francis Dunnery, Al Anderson
    • Keyboards – Loris Holland
    • Programming – Kobie Brown, Che Pope
    • Bass – Tom Barney
    • Background Vocals – Lenesha Randolph
    • Saxophone & Flute – Danny Wolinski
    • Trombone – Steve Touré
    • Trumpet & Flugelhorn – Earl Gardner
    • Tuba – Joseph Daley
  • "Victory Is Won"
    • Guitar – Carlos Santana
    • Cello – Joseph Herbert
    • Viola – Daniel Seidenberg, Hari Balakrisnan
    • Violin – Jeremy Cohen
  • "Since Supernatural"
    • Guitar & Sleigh Bells – Carlos Santana
    • Lead Vocals – Melky Jean & Governer Washington, Jr.
    • Keyboards – Chester D Thompson
    • Programming & Accordion – K. C. Porter
    • Bass – Benny Rietveld
    • Drums – Rodney Holmes
    • Percussion – Karl Perazzo
    • Congas – Raul Rekow
    • Vocals – Tony Lindsay, K. C. Porter, Karl Perazzo
    • Trombone – Ramon Flores, Mic Gillette
    • Trumpet – Jose Abel Figueroa, Marvin McFadden, Mic Gillette
  • "America"
    • Lead Guitar – Carlos Santana
    • Lead Vocal – P.O.D.
    • Rhythm Guitar – Sergio Vallín
    • Keyboards – Alberto Salas, Chester D Thompson
    • Bass – Juan Calleros
    • Drums – Alex González
    • Timbales & Percussion – Karl Perazzo
    • Congas – Raul Rekow
    • Background Vocals – Gonzalo Chomat, Alex González
    • Vocal Direction – Jose Quintana
  • "Sideways"
    • Lead & Rhythm Guitar – Carlos Santana
    • Lead Vocal – Citizen Cope
    • Background Vocals – Chad & Earl
    • Keyboards – Chester D Thompson
    • Bass – Benny Rietveld
    • Drums – Rodney Holmes
    • Timbales & Percussion – Karl Perazzo
    • Congas & Percussion – Raul Rekow
    • Additional Percussion – Humberto Hernandez
  • "Why Don't You & I"
    • Lead Guitar – Carlos Santana
    • Lead Vocal - Chad Kroeger
    • Rhythm Guitar & Percussion – Raul Pacheco
    • Keyboards & Programming – K. C. Porter, Chester D Thompson
    • Bass – Benny Rietveld
    • Drums – Gregg Bissonette
    • Timbales – Karl Perazzo
    • Congas – Raul Rekow
  • "Feels Like Fire"
    • Lead Guitar – Carlos Santana
    • Lead Vocal - Dido
    • Rhythm Guitar – J. B. Eckl
    • Keyboards – K C Porter, Chester D Thompson
    • Programming – K C Porter
    • Bass – Mike Porcaro
    • Drums – Jimmy Keegan
    • Timbales & Percussion – Karl Perazzo
    • Congas & Percussion – Luis Conte
    • Lead Vocal – K. C. Porter
    • Background Vocals – Fher, Carlos Santana, Tony Lindsay, Karl Perazzo, K. C. Porter
    • Spanish Translation – Chein Garcia Alonso
  • "Aye Aye Aye"
    • Lead Guitar – Carlos Santana
    • Keyboards – Chester D Thompson
    • Percussion – Carlos Santana
    • Programming – Mike Mani
    • Vocals – Tony Lindsay, Jeanie Tracy
    • Pro Tools Editing – Andre for Screaming Lizard
  • "Hoy Es Adios"
    • Lead Guitar - Carlos Santana
    • Lead Vocal - Alejandro Lerner

Charts and certifications[edit]

Personnel[edit]

Carlos Santana - vocals, acoustic 12-string, nylon string & electric guitars, keyboards, timbales, rainstick
Michael Shrieve - drums
Dennis Chambers - drums
Karl Perazzo - timbales, congas, percussion
Raul Rékow - congas, percussion
Chester D Thompson - keyboards
Benny Rietveld - bass guitar
Tony Lindsay - lead vocals, vocals
Andy Vargas - lead vocals, vocals
John Ginty - organ, keyboards
Pauline Taylor - background vocals
Bill Ortiz - trumpet
Arturo Velasco - trombone

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Preceded by
Cry by Faith Hill
Billboard 200 number-one album
November 3, 2002 - November 9, 2002
Succeeded by
8 Mile Soundtrack

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