Juslisen

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Juslisen
Juslisten.jpg
Studio album by Musiq
Released May 7, 2002 (2002-05-07)
Recorded 2001–02
Larry Gold Studio
A Touch Of Jazz Studios
Axis Studios
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Blue Room
New Jersey
Genre
Length 76:21
Label Def Soul
Producer
Musiq chronology
Aijuswanaseing
(2000)
Juslisen
(2002)
Soulstar
(2003)
Singles from Juslisen
  1. "Halfcrazy"
    Released: January 29, 2002
  2. "Dontchange"
    Released: October 29, 2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly B+[2]
Los Angeles Times 2.5/4 stars[3]
NME (6/10)[4][5]
People (favorable)[6][7]
The Press 3/4 stars[8]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[9]
Yahoo! Music (favorable)[10]

Juslisen (Just Listen) is Musiq Soulchild's second album, released in 2002. It debuted on the Billboard at #1 on May 25, 2002, on both the Billboard 200 (where it spent 35 weeks, falling off on February 22, 2003) and the Top R&B/Hip-Hop albums chart, spending 48 weeks there, eventually disappearing from the tally on April 26, 2003. It was nominated for Best R&B Album at the 2003 Grammy Awards.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "scratch introlude" Kyle Jones Scratch 0:31
2. "newness"
  • Taalib Johnson
  • Ivan Barias
  • Carvin Haggins
  • Ivan "Orthodox" Barias & Carvin "Ransum" Haggins


3:47
3. "caughtup" (featuring AAries)
  • Ivan "Orthodox" Barias & Carvin "Ransum" Haggins


3:27
4. "stoplayin'"
  • Taalib Johnson
  • Carvin Haggins
  • Andre Harris
  • Ivan "Orthodox" Barias & Carvin "Ransum" Haggins


4:03
5. "religious"
  • Darren Henson
  • Keith Pelzer
4:18
6. "babygirl"
  • Taalib Johnson
  • Charles Najpa
88-Keys 3:34
7. "halfcrazy"
  • Taalib Johnson
  • Ivan Barias
  • Carvin Haggins
  • Francis Lai
  • Ivan "Orthodox" Barias & Carvin "Ransum" Haggins


4:14
8. "time"
  • Ivan "Orthodox" Barias & Carvin "Ransum" Haggins


5:16
9. "future"
  • Taalib Johnson
  • Junius Bervine
Junius Bervine 4:00
10. "intermission: juslisen"
88-Keys 2:07
11. "realove"
  • Taalib Johnson
  • James Poyser
James Poyser 4:27
12. "onenight"
  • Taalib Johnson
  • Carvin Haggins
  • Andre Harris
  • Vidal Davis
4:41
13. "previouscats"
  • A. Jermaine Mobley
  • Hakim Young
  • Donahue Baker
4:00
14. "solong"
  • Ivan "Orthodox" Barias & Carvin "Ransum" Haggins


4:14
15. "bestfriend" (featuring Carol Riddick)
  • Taalib Johnson
  • Ivan Barias
  • Carvin Haggins
  • Ivan "Orthodox" Barias & Carvin "Ransum" Haggins


4:23
16. "dontchange"
  • Taalib Johnson
  • Ivan Barias
  • Carvin Haggins
  • Frank Romano
  • Ivan "Orthodox" Barias & Carvin "Ransum" Haggins


5:08
17. "motherfather"
  • Taalib Johnson
  • Vikter Duplaix
  • James Poyser
  • James Poyser
  • Vikter Duplaix
4:31
18. "Something" George Harrison
  • Ivan "Orthodox" Barias & Carvin "Ransum" Haggins


5:08
19. "ifiwouldaknew (girlnextdoor remix)"
  • Ivan "Orthodox" Barias & Carvin "Ransum" Haggins


4:32

Samples[edit]

  • "caughtup" contains a sample of "Save Their Souls", as performed by Hamilton Bohannon
  • "religious" contains a sample of "Thinking", as performed by The Meters
  • "halfcrazy" contains a sample of "Live For Life", as performed by Francis Lai
  • "intermission: juslisen" contains a sample of "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)", as performed by Sly & the Family Stone
  • "ifiwouldaknew (girlnextdoor remix)" contains a sample of "Stay With Me", as performed by DeBarge

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from liner notes[13] and Allmusic.[14]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
UK Albums (OCC)[15] 97
US Billboard 200[16] 1
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[17] 1

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[18] Platinum 1,000,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Juslisen at AllMusic
  2. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  3. ^ Los Angeles Times review
  4. ^ NME review
  5. ^ Album reviews at CD Universe
  6. ^ People review 1
  7. ^ People review 2
  8. ^ The Press review Archived October 7, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
  9. ^ "Rolling Stone review". Archived from the original on 2008-07-25. Retrieved 2008-07-25. 
  10. ^ Yahoo! Music review[dead link]
  11. ^ Musiq Soulchild - Juslisen. Def Soul. 314 586 772
  12. ^ Soulchild, Musiq. "Juslisen". studio album. allmusic.com. Retrieved 2014-04-09. 
  13. ^ Musiq Soulchild - Juslisen. Def Soul. 314 586 772
  14. ^ Soulchild, Musiq. "Juslisen". album credits. allmusic.com. Retrieved 2014-04-09. 
  15. ^ "Musiq | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart
  16. ^ "Musiq (Soulchild) – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Musiq (Soulchild).
  17. ^ "Musiq (Soulchild) – Chart history" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for Musiq (Soulchild).
  18. ^ "American album certifications – Musiq – Juslisen". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH