Learning from Falling

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Learning From Falling
Lamya album cover.jpg
Studio album by Lamya
Released July 30, 2002
Recorded 2002
Genre
Length 54:37
Label J
Producer Peter Edge, David Kahne, Nellee Hooper, Lamya (also executive producer), Soulshock, The Soundhustlers
Lamya chronology
Learning From Falling
(2002)
Hiding in Plain Sight
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Singles from Learning From Falling
  1. "Empires (Bring Me Men)"
    Released: September 23, 2002
  2. "Black Mona Lisa"
    Released: 2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars link

Learning from Falling is the debut studio album by British singer-songwriter artist Lamya. The album included production by Nellee Hooper and Mark Ronson and entered the Top Heatseekers chart in the United States at #16.[1]

A remix of the first single "Empires (Bring Me Men)" reached #1 on the Billboard Hot Dance/Club Play chart.[2] The track "Black Mona Lisa" was covered by British R&B singer Maria Lawson on her eponymous album. A third single, "Never Enough", was only released as a promo.

All tracks were co-written by Lamya. "Pink Moon" is a cover of the Nick Drake song.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Empires" (Lamya, Major) 5:07
  2. "East of Anywhere" (Lamya, Major) 3:57
  3. "Black Mona Lisa" (Lamya, Major) 4:22
  4. "Never Enough" (Lamya, Andres Levin, Camus Celli) 4:13
  5. "Judas Kiss (Brutus Diss)" (Lamya, Louis Metoyer, Justin Stanley) 3:49
  6. "Full Frontal Fridays" (Lamya, Major) 4:19
  7. "I Get Cravings" (Lamya, Stanley, Mark Ronson) 4:56
  8. "Splitting Atoms" (Lamya, Stanley, Ronson) 4:03
  9. "Never's Such a Long Time" (Lamya, Rick Nowels) 4:27
  10. "The Woman Who" (Lamya, Charles Stepney, Rudolph) 4:42
  11. "The Perfect Girl" (Lamya, Ronald Tomlinson, Don E.) 3:21
  12. "Pink Moon" (Drake) 2:47
  13. "Black Mona Lisa (Single Mix)" (Lamya, Major) 4:10
  14. "Bed I Never Made" (Japanese bonus track)

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

  • Lamya: Vocals
  • Rusty Anderson, Lukasz Gottwald, Jimmy Hogarth, Teddy Kumpel, Manny Lopez, Adam Zimmon: Guitars
  • David Kahne: Bass, Keyboards, Programming
  • Sal Cuevas: Bass
  • Rick Nowels: Balalaika
  • Aloke Dasgupta: Sitar
  • Allan Gibson: Standup Bass
  • Abe Laboriel Jr., Shawn Pelton: Drums, Percussion
  • The Soulhusters: "Beats", Multi-Instruments
  • Ian Rossiter, Fabien Waltman: Programming

Strings[edit]

  • Chandru, Ralph Morrison, Sara Perkins, Marsha Skins: Violin
  • Karen Elaine Bakunin, Merlyn Sturt: Viola
  • Arranged & Conducted By Will Malone

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Learning From Falling - Lamya : Awards". Allmusic. Retrieved 29 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 151.