Smokey & Friends

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Smokey & Friends
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Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 19, 2014 (2014-08-19)
GenreR&B, Pop
Length42:34
LabelVerve Records
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic55/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2/5 stars[2]
Mojo3/5 stars[3]

Smokey & Friends is a studio album by musician Smokey Robinson. It was released in August 2014 under Verve Records. Reaching #12 on Billboard's album chart, it stands as Smokey's second most successful solo album.

Track list[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."The Tracks of My Tears" (featuring Elton John)Warren Moore, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Tarplin3:27
2."You Really Got a Hold on Me" (featuring Steven Tyler)Smokey Robinson3:25
3."My Girl" (featuring Aloe Blacc, JC Chasez, Miguel)Smokey Robinson, Ronald White4:31
4."Cruisin'" (featuring Jessie J)Smokey Robinson, Marvin Tarplin4:53
5."A Quiet Storm" (featuring John Legend)Rose Ella Jones, Smokey Robinson4:55
6."The Way You Do (The Things You Do)" (featuring Cee Lo Green)Smokey Robinson / Robert Rogers3:34
7."Being with You" (featuring Mary J. Blige)Smokey Robinson4:15
8."Ain't That Peculiar" (featuring James Taylor)Warren Moore, Smokey Robinson, Robert Rogers, Marvin Tarplin3:47
9."The Tears of a Clown" (featuring Sheryl Crow)Henry Crosby, Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder 
10."Ooh Baby Baby" (featuring Ledisi)Warren Moore, Smokey Robinson3:00
11."Get Ready" (featuring Gary Barlow)Smokey Robinson3:21

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metacritic Review". Metacritic.com. Retrieved 2014-11-18.
  2. ^ Kellman, Andy. "AllMusic Reviews". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2014-11-18.
  3. ^ Brown, Geoff (November 2014). "Smokey Robinson Smokey & Friends". Mojo. p. 100.