Traces of You

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Traces of You
Studio album by Anoushka Shankar
Released 4 October 2013 (2013-10-04)
Genre Indian music
Label Deutsche Grammophon
Producer Nitin Sawhney
Anoushka Shankar chronology
Traveller
(2011)
Traces of You
(2013)
Singles from Traces of You
  1. "Traces of You"
    Released: 22 July 2013 (2013-07-22)
  2. "The Sun Won't Set"
    Released: 11 April 2014 (2014-04-11)

Traces of You is the seventh studio album by Indian sitarist Anoushka Shankar. It was released on 4 October 2013 through Deutsche Grammophon.[1] The album, which is Shankar's first release since her 2011 Grammy-nominated album Traveller, was produced by British composer and multi-instrumentalist Nitin Sawhney.[2] Traces of You features vocals by Norah Jones, Shankar's half-sister, on three tracks.

Promotion[edit]

The lead single to promote the album, "Traces of You", was released internationally on 22 July 2013.[3] "People who have gone, are still here, in us. Places we came from, are carried to the places we go," said Shankar about the song.[2]

A music video for the track, which featured Norah Jones, was released onto YouTube on 12 September 2013.[4] It was directed by Shankar's husband, English film director Joe Wright (Pride & Prejudice, Atonement, Anna Karenina).[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "The Sun Won't Set" (feat. Norah Jones) Anoushka Shankar, Nitin Sawhney 3:34
2. "Flight"   Shankar 3:37
3. "Indian Summer"   Shankar, Sawhney 4:54
4. "Maya"   Shankar, Manu Delago 5:05
5. "Lasya"   Shankar 4:38
6. "Fathers"   Shankar, Sawhney 2:30
7. "Metamorphosis"   Shankar, Sawhney 4:57
8. "In Jyoti's Name"   Shankar 3:33
9. "Monsoon"   Shankar 3:40
10. "Traces of You" (feat. Norah Jones) Shankar, Sawhney 3:45
11. "River Pulse"   Sawhney 3:04
12. "Chasing Shadows"   Shankar, Vishwa Mohan Bhatt 8:17
13. "Unsaid" (feat. Norah Jones) Shankar, Norah Jones 4:26

Personnel[edit]

Credits from Deutsche Grammophon website.[1]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
French Albums (SNEP)[5] 190
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[6] 90
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[7] 77
US Billboard 200[8] 185
US Top Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[9] 4
US World Albums (Billboard)[10] 1

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format(s)
Austria[11] 4 October 2013 Deutsche Grammophon CD, LP, digital download
Germany[12]
New Zealand[13]
Sweden[14]
France[15] 7 October 2013
United Kingdom[16]
Italy[17] 8 October 2013
Spain[18]
Japan[19] 9 October 2013
Australia[20] 11 October 2013
Canada[21] 22 October 2013
United States[22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "ANOUSHKA SHANKAR Traces Of You - Catalogue". Deutsche Grammophon. Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Anoushka Shankar & Norah Jones: Traces of You - exclusive video". The Daily Telegraph. 25 August 2013. Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "ANOUSHKA SHANKAR Traces Of You / eSingle - Catalogue". Deutsche Grammophon. Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "Anoushka Shankar - Traces Of You ft. Norah Jones". YouTube. 12 September 2013. Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "Anoushka Shankar – Traces of You". Lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 December 2013.
  6. ^ "Anoushka Shankar – Traces of You". Spanishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 December 2013.
  7. ^ "Anoushka Shankar – Traces of You". Swisscharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 December 2013.
  8. ^ "Anoushka Shankar Album & Song Chart History" Billboard 200 for Anoushka Shankar. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 26 April 2014.
  9. ^ "Anoushka Shankar Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Top Heatseekers Albums for Anoushka Shankar. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 26 April 2014.
  10. ^ "Anoushka Shankar Album & Song Chart History" Billboard World Albums for Anoushka Shankar. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 26 April 2014.
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  12. ^ "Traces of You von Anoushka Shankar". iTunes (DE). Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  13. ^ "Traces of You von Anoushka Shankar". iTunes (NZ). Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  14. ^ "Traces of You av Anoushka Shankar". iTunes (SE). Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  15. ^ "Traces of You by Anoushka Shankar". iTunes (FR). Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  16. ^ "Traces of You by Anoushka Shankar". iTunes (GB). Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  17. ^ "Traces of You by Anoushka Shankar". iTunes (IT). Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  18. ^ "Traces of You de Anoushka Shankar". iTunes (ES). Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  19. ^ "Anoushka Shankar「Traces of You」". iTunes (JP). Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  20. ^ "Traces of You by Anoushka Shankar". iTunes (AU). Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  21. ^ "Traces of You by Anoushka Shankar". iTunes (CA). Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  22. ^ "Traces of You by Anoushka Shankar". iTunes (US). Retrieved 14 September 2013.