is the eighth It Is Time for a Love Revolution studio album by American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and arranger Lenny Kravitz, released on February 5, 2008. [11 ]
It includes 14 original tracks, written, composed, arranged, performed and produced by Kravitz. The album received Kravitz's best reviews in years, with
awarding it three stars out of a possible five and suggesting that "As a blast back to the past, this is the best album Lenny Kravitz has ever made." Rolling Stone [9 ]
Kravitz has planned to tour with the album's material for two years after the release, starting with a performance of two new songs on
Times Square New Year's Eve show, hosted by Carson Daly.
It debuted at #4 on the
, selling about 73,000 copies in its first week Billboard 200 and becoming Kravitz's first US Top 5 album since 2000's [12 ] . As of January 2012, the album has sold approximately 1.5 million copies worldwide. Greatest Hits
Track listing [ edit ]
All lyrics written by
Deluxe edition bonus DVD [ edit ]
"It Is Time for a Love Revolution Intro" (Interview)
Let Love Rule" ( 5.1 Surround Video) (originally on ) Let Love Rule "
Mr. Cab Driver" (originally on ) Let Love Rule "I'll Be Waiting" (Interview)
It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over" (originally on ) Mama Said "
Are You Gonna Go My Way" (originally on ) Are You Gonna Go My Way "If You Want It" (Interview)
Rock and Roll Is Dead" (5.1 Surround Video) (originally on ) Circus "A Long and Sad Goodbye" (Interview)
Fly Away" (originally on ) 5 "
Lady" (originally on ) Baptism "Love Revolution" (Interview)
Where Are We Runnin'?" (originally on ) Baptism
Personnel [ edit ]
Lenny Kravitz - vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, harmonica, piano, electric piano, harpsichord, Hammond B-3 organ, Wurlitzer organ, Mellotron, keyboards, synthesizer, Moog synthesizer, bass guitar, drums, congas, cowbells, tambourine, hand claps, sound effects
Anoushka Shankar - sitar
Craig Ross - acoustic guitar, electric guitar, hand claps Liuh-Wen Ting - viola
Tony Breit - bass guitar
Commercial appearance [ edit ]
Chart performance [ edit ]
Certifications [ edit ]
Year-end charts [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ a b Thomas, Stephen (2008-02-05). "It Is Time for a Love Revolution - Lenny Kravitz". Allmusic.com . Retrieved . 2012-08-11
^ a b "It Is Time for a Love Revolution Review". . February 1, 2008. Entertainment Weekly
^ "It Is Time For A Love Revolution Reviews, Ratings, Credits, and More at Metacritic". Metacritic . Retrieved . May 6, 2012
^ "Leny Kravitz: It Is Time For A Love Revolution". . The A.V. Club
^ Graff, Gary. "It Is Time for a Love Revolution". Billboard. Archived from the original on February 3, 2008 . Retrieved . May 6, 2012
^ Clarke, Betty (February 1, 2008). "CD: Lenny Kravitz, It Is For a Love Revolution". London: . The Guardian
^ "Reviews". Lost at Sea.
^ "Lenny Kravitz". . Now
^ a b Fricke, David (January 25, 2008). "It Is Time For A Love Revolution : Lenny Kravitz : Review". . Archived from Rolling Stone the original on January 28, 2008 . Retrieved . May 6, 2012
^ "Lenny Kravitz It Is Time For A Love Revolution Album Review". Yahoo! Music. Archived from the original on 2011-06-13.
^ Matthews, Allie. (October 9, 2007) A Love Revolution is coming your way at the Wayback Machine (archived December 10, 2008) Aced Magazine. Accessed October 27, 2007.
^ Katie Hasty, "Digital Sales Propel Johnson To Second No. 1", Billboard.com, February 13, 2008.
^ Default (2008-02-26). "One Tree Hill Music". Oth-music.com . Retrieved . 2012-02-25
^ "Cd Beleza Pura". Aofundo.org . Retrieved . 2012-02-25
^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "International performance". Hitparade.ch . Retrieved . 2008-03-02
^ a b c "Chart performance". A-charts.us . Retrieved . 2008-03-02
^ "Greek Albums Chart". Ifpi.gr . Retrieved . 2012-08-11
^ "OLiS: sales for the period 04.02.2008 - 10.02.2008". OLiS . Retrieved . 2012-08-11
^ "Lenny Kravitz Artist Chart Position at ''Billboard''". Billboard.com. 2008-12-10. Archived from the original on 2008-12-10 . Retrieved . 2012-08-11
^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank ('It Is Time for a Love Revolution')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie.
^ ":: MTV | Album Jahrescharts 2008 | charts". MTV.de. 2010-01-18. Archived from the original on 2010-01-18 . Retrieved . 2012-08-11
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