Rise (Samantha James album)

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Rise
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Studio album by Samantha James
Released September 25, 2007
Recorded 2005–2007
Genre
Length 56:16 (63:52 w/ bonus track)
Label Om Records
Producer Sebastian Arocha Morton
Samantha James chronology
Rise
(2007)
Subconscious
(2010)Subconscious2010
Singles from Rise
  1. "Rise"
    Released: April 17, 2007
  2. "Deep Surprise"
    Released: October 16, 2007
  3. "Breathe You In"
    Released: February 5, 2008
  4. "Angel Love"
    Released: February 26, 2008

Rise is the debut studio album by American singer Samantha James under the label Om Records.[1] The title track from the album was released as a single and reached No. 1 on the US Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs chart.[2]

Background[edit]

When James established her music style she began writing songs for Rise together with Sebastian Arocha Morton. Jones and friend Dave Curtin discussed which label would be good for her music and came up with Om Records. When they contacted the label and sent them a demo of her song "Rise", she was signed on to a single deal. Shortly after that they signed on "Angel Love" as well. After that she was signed to do a full-length album. James said in an interview that her biggest inspiration was her mother, who died when James was 13 years old.[3] The album was a two-year process.[4]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Rise"Samantha James, S. Arocha Morton, O. MontesS. Arocha Morton, Andreas Allen4:26
2."Enchanted Life"Samantha James, S. Arocha Morton, V. DuplaixS. Arocha Morton5:32
3."Breathe You In"Samantha James, S. Arocha Morton, A. Allen, O. MontesS. Arocha Morton, Andreas Allen5:21
4."Angel Love"Samantha James, S. Arocha Morton, I. MontesS. Arocha Morton, Andreas Allen6:24
5."Come Through"Samantha James, S. Arocha Morton, K. LePageS. Arocha Morton4:35
6."Living Without You"Samantha James, S. Arocha Morton, O. MontesS. Arocha Morton5:48
7."I Found You feat. Celso Fonseca"Samantha James, Celso Fonseca, S. Arocha MortonS. Arocha Morton4:33
8."Deep Surprise"Samantha James, S. Arocha Morton, O. MontesS. Arocha Morton4:50
9."Send It Out To The Universe"Samantha James, S. Arocha Morton, O. MontesS. Arocha Morton6:20
10."Rain"Samantha James, A. Goldstein, S. GoldsteinS. Arocha Morton3:57
11."Right Now"Samantha James, S. Arocha MortonS. Arocha Morton4:30
12."Rise Eric Kupper remix1"Samantha James, ROCAsound, Olga MontesS. Arocha Morton7:36

References[edit]

  1. ^ "OM Records - Samantha James". OM records. 2010-06-02. Archived from the original on 2010-01-01. Retrieved 2008-06-02. 
  2. ^ Billboard, Allmusic
  3. ^ "Nu-Soul Magazine - Samantha James interview". Nu-Soul Magazine. 2008-01-25. Retrieved 2010-06-23. 
  4. ^ "Samantha James Interview - Interview with Samantha James". About.com. 2010-06-23. Retrieved 2010-06-23.