Timeless (Sérgio Mendes album)

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Timeless
Studio album by Sérgio Mendes
Released February 13, 2006 (UK)
February 14, 2006 (U.S.)
Recorded September 2004 – January 2006
Genre Samba, hip hop, neo soul, R&B, reggaeton
Length 62:14
Label Concord, will.i.am Music Group
CCD-2263-2
Producer will.i.am, Sérgio Mendes
Singles from Timeless
  1. "Mas Que Nada"
    Released: May 29, 2006
  2. "That Heat"
    Released: August 4, 2006
  3. "Yes Yes, Y'all"
    Released: December 1, 2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
Okayplayer 4/5 stars [2]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars [3]

Timeless is a collaborative album, recorded and released by Brazilian artist Sérgio Mendes, and produced by American rapper, songwriter and producer will.i.am. The album was released on February 13, 2006. The album features many neo soul and alternative hip hop guest artists, including John Legend, Q-Tip and Justin Timberlake. The album was produced entirely by will.i.am, and was released via Concord Records and the will.i.am Music Group. The album's lead single, "Mas Que Nada", was featured on commercials for both Joga Bonito and Nike Football, as well EA Sports' NBA Live 07 and the 2006 FIFA World Cup video games. Two further singles were released from the album: "That Heat", and "Yes Yes Y'all". The album reaches across styles, combining neo soul, bossa nova, samba, hip hop, and even flavors of reggaeton.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Mas que Nada" (featuring The Black Eyed Peas) 4:22
2. "That Heat" (featuring Erykah Badu and will.i.am) 4:13
3. "Berimbau Consolação" (featuring Stevie Wonder and Gracinha Leporace) 4:22
4. "The Frog" (featuring Q-Tip and will.i.am) 3:50
5. "Let Me" (featuring Jill Scott and will.i.am) 4:14
6. "Bananeira (Banana Tree)" (featuring Mr. Vegas and will.i.am) 3:14
7. "Surfboard" (featuring will.i.am) 4:31
8. "Please Baby Don't" (featuring John Legend) 4:09
9. "Samba da Benção (Samba of The Blessing)" (featuring Marcelo D2) 4:14
10. "Timeless" (featuring India.Arie) 3:54
11. "Loose Ends" (featuring Justin Timberlake, Pharoahe Monch and will.i.am) 5:32
12. "Fo'-Hop (Por Trás de Brás de Pina)" (Guinga and Marcelo D2) 4:14
13. "Lamento (No Morro)" (featuring Maogani Quartet) 4:14
14. "Ei Menina (Hey Girl)" (featuring will.i.am) 3:31
15. "Yes, Yes Y'All" (featuring Black Thought, Chali 2na, Debi Nova and will.i.am) 5:09

Charts[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
position
Austrian Albums Chart 21
Belgian Albums Chart[4] 17
Dutch Albums Chart[4] 5
French Albums Chart 31
Italian Albums Chart 49
Swedish Albums Chart 31
UK Albums Chart 15
US Billboard 200[5] 44

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