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Technical Difficulty (The Album )
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Studio album by Rena Jhon
Released August 15, 2008 (US)
February, 2009 (International)
February 23, 2009 (UK)
Recorded 2007-2008
Genre R&B, Soul, hip-hop
Length n/a
Label TRJ Music Group
Producer Ron Fiar
Sean Garrentt
Jr Rodtem]
Tricky
The Meldoycather's
Ne-Yo
Stargate
Missy
Ryan Tedder
Rena Jhon chronology
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Singles from Technical Difficulty

Technical Difficulty is the Sixth studio album by soul/hip-hop soul singer Rena Jhon, released August 5, 2008 (see 2008 in music). This album showcases a much Fun Sound mature Subject Matter sound as compared to previous releases from Jhon. Highlighted by sleek and polished production reminiscent of Soul & 80'S Pop, Technical Difficulty came as a surprise to many of her fans and critics. The Album Was Alot More Upbeat Then Anyone Hope For Then previous release, Woman In Love, the singer served as executive producer and worked with various artists on the album, including. Timbaland, The Dream,Ryan Tedder, Jack Splash, Ne-yo, on the import release of "Technical Difficulty," "EXIT," "Grey Goose Prodouce By Jack Splash," "Cant Love Ya Enuff," and "What Kinda Of Man Produce By Danja" Are the albums import Bouns Tracks in the U.k., while "I Need Ya", Jhon's collaboration with Ryan Tedder was released as the lead single everywhere else worldwide.

Background[edit]

Rena started recording this album after her and her former label got into some disaggremment which force her to depart form a 120 million dolllar deal with warner bros after they wanted a more pop album that would rivail the act of madonna ,Brintey spears ,Rihanna , But since rena is a soul singer she wasnt have it "they want me to work with people like timbaland ,Stargate ,Blood SHot Avant Jazze Pha Willam Orit &Akon Tpain,idf ahve no problem working with any of them but iam not about to sing bubble gium pop record and sell me soul for a microwave hit the leak Mr Magic which was not suppose to ever see the light of dya but the song blew up like a bomb so we had no chioce so i wanted the tim&bob produce what the helll to be release right after and they wanted The c Tricky Produce WHAT WILL I DO" ti didnt think the song was good enuff tomake the album let alone become a single the force in session with people that never heard and rena jhon album in the life i wasnt have it so i just said i gotta leave this label my manger tiffany got me drop with 20 mintunes and a brand new deal with my dream label and friends over at Geffen/Interscope were iam reocrd with people like Timbaland ,Jr Rodtem, Ryan Tedder, Stargate ,Brayn Cox ,Jack Splash ,Danja, The Clucth ,Mark Ronson ,T-Pain & Ne-Yo i know peole would say that line up is the same as the let that i was trippin about but this time we doing records onn my trems and there coming out great have just the right amount of soul and pop to the line that i always thread its reallyh heavyly influes on prince "Purple Rain Album" and everyone know i love me some prince" The first single is a record produce by Danja ' i picked it because it was pop and i wanted to throw in the label face that i can do pop but let me do it my way and the song is very sexy all my people who are lover will get it right away just grown folk music " Rena also worked with Evan "Kidd" Bogart also a pop song writter . this album is the real deal it deals with love at all stages when its good and when it's just down right bad that why i name it Technical Difficulty becuase you and run you show Perfect but you still will have Technical Difficulty that some thing u cant aviod in life & Love and to show the label how its done .my writers the clutch ,neyo, evan ,Tiffany Dave Young ,there are the besat the came threw we took our time.



Track listing[edit]

1 "Mr Magic " – 4:06 -

    • Written byR.Lewis Mosley, Hills, K. Hilson/B. Muhammad/C. Nelson (The Clutch), J. Beanz,
    • Produced by Timbaland[Trj.]]
    • Recorded by Ms Lago Mosley Pl Studios, Los Angles, Ca
    • Mixed by Ms Lago Mosley Pl Studios
    • Assisted by Tiffany Jacks
    • Keyboards & Programming by Danja & Tiffany jaks
    • Guitar, bass & additional programming by Danja & Ms Lago

2 "Alone" – 4:20

    • Written by R. Lewis, S. Scheffer Tor Erik Hermansen, Mikkel S. Eriksen,
    • Produced by Stargate & Ne-Yo for Starroc., LLC.
    • Recorded by S. Scheffer You Know Me Well Recordings, Atlanta, GA
    • Mixed by Timbaland Mosley Studios, NYC, NY
    • Assisted by Ms Lago
    • Production Coordination by Stargate, LLC
    • Keyboards by Tor Erik Hermansen, Mikkel S. Eriksen

3 " Star" – 3:44

    • Written by R.Lewis J. R. Rotem, Evan "Kidd" Bogart,,
    • Produced by J. R. Rotem, [Trj.]]
    • Recorded by Ms Lago Mosley Pl Studios, Los Angles, Ca
    • Mixed by Ms Lago Mosley Pl Studios
    • Assisted by Tiffany Jacks
    • Keyboards & Programming by Danja & Tiffany jaks
    • Guitar, bass & additional programming by Danja & Ms Lago >
  1. "Work It Out" – 3:44

    • Produced by Stargate, for Starroc Entertainment, LLC
    • Recorded by NE-YO for , Atlanta, Georgia
    • Additional recording by Jason Perry & Rena Jhon Lewis @ Las Vegas Plams Studios,
    • Mixed by Bryan-Michael Cox, @ Pacifique Studios, LA, CA
  1. "But Iam His Wife Ft Michelle Copper" – 3:29
    • Written by T. Jackson, D. Young, /small>
    • Produced by Jack Splash
    • Recorded by Andrew Dawnson Honolulu Studios, Honolulu, HI & Record One, Sherman Oaks, CA
    • Assisted by Dave Young
    • Mix Engineered by Andrew Dawnson
    • Assisted by Rook, Colione, and Kenny "Barto" Bartolomei
    • Organ,Drums ,Bass by Rook, Colione, and Kenny "Barto" Bartolomei
  2. "Carpet Burns" – 4:08
    • Written by R.Lewis Mosley, Hills, K. Hilson/B. Muhammad/C. Nelson (The Clutch), J. Beanz

,

    • Produced by Danja[Trj.]]
    • Recorded by Ms Lago Mosley Pl Studios, Los Angles, Ca
    • Mixed by Ms Lago Mosley Pl Studios
    • Assisted by Tiffany Jacks
    • Keyboards & Programming by Danja & Tiffany jaks
    • Guitar, bass & additional programming by Danja & Ms Lago
  1. "Rain" – 3:18
    • Written by R.Lewis J. R. Rotem, Evan "Kidd" Bogart,,
    • Produced by J. R. Rotem for Tha Bizness Productions/Money Management Group
    • Recorded by Andrew Dawnson @ The Big House, Shermen Oaks, Ca
    • Mixed by Andrew Dawnson @ Sony Studios, NYC, NY
    • Additional mixing by J. R. Rotem Sherman Oaks, CA
    • Assisted by Andrew Dawnson
  2. "Love Start To Fade" – 3:24
    • Written by R.Lewis J. R. RotemEvan "Kidd" Bogart,, , ,
    • Produced by J. R. Rotem for , Atlanta, Georgia
    • Recorded by J. R. Rotem@ Plams Studios, Las Vegas, NV
    • Mixed by J. R. Rotem@Plams Studios, Las Vegas, NV
    • Assisted by Andrew Dawnson
  3. "Be With You" – 3:11
    • Written by |Writer = R.Lewis Mosley, Hills, K. Hilson/B. Muhammad/C. Nelson (The Clutch), J. Beanz

,

    • Produced by T-Pain[Trj.]]
    • Recorded by Ms Lago Mosley Pl Studios, Los Angles, Ca
    • Mixed by Ms Lago Mosley Pl Studios
    • Assisted by Timbaland
    • Keyboards & Programming by Danja & Tiffany jaks
    • Guitar, bass & additional programming by Danja & Ms Lago
  1. "Fire *Rain" – 3:09
    • Written by R.Lewis Mosley, Hills, K. Hilson/B. Muhammad/C. Nelson (The Clutch), J. Beanz

,

    • Produced by Timbaland[Trj.]]
    • Recorded by Ms Lago Mosley Pl Studios, Los Angles, Ca
    • Mixed by Ms Lago Mosley Pl Studios
    • Assisted by Timbaland
    • Keyboards & Programming by Danja & Tiffany jaks
    • Guitar, bass & additional programming by Danja & Ms Lago
  1. "Mama Aint Rasie No Fool " – 3:13
    • Written by R.Lewis Mosley, Hills, K. Hilson/B. Muhammad/C. Nelson (The Clutch), J. Beanz

,

    • Produced by Timbaland[Trj.]]
    • Recorded by Ms Lago Mosley Pl Studios, Los Angles, Ca
    • Mixed by Ms Lago Mosley Pl Studios
    • Assisted by Tiffany Jacks
    • Keyboards & Programming by Danja & Tiffany jaks
    • Guitar, bass & additional programming by Danja & Ms Lago
  1. "After This Break " – 3:52
    • Written by T. Jacks, S.Smith
    • Produced by Stargate
    • Recorded by Mike Strange & Tony Campana @ 54 Sound in Detroit, MI
    • Mixed by Mike Strange @ 54 Sound in Detroit, MI
    • Keyboards by Stargate
    • Additional keyboards by Tiffany Jacks& Jeff Bass
  2. "Something Gotta Change" – 2:50
    • Written by R.Lewis K. Hilson/B. Muhammad/C. Nelson (The Clutch), J. Beanz
    • Produced by: Mark Ronson
    • Recorded by Andrew Dawnson @ Trj, Baltimore, Md
    • Assisted by Charles "Red" Garcia
    • Mixed by (The Clutch), @ Marvin's Room, Los, Angels
    • Mix Engineered by (The Clutch),
    • Assisted by(Mark Ronson),
    • Keyboards by Mark Ronson & The Ronson Band
  1. "Trust" – 3:52
    • Written by R.Lewis Mosley, Hills, K. Hilson/B. Muhammad/C. Nelson (The Clutch), J. Beanz

,

    • Produced by Timbaland[Trj.]]
    • Recorded by Ms Lago Mosley Pl Studios, Los Angles, Ca
    • Mixed by Ms Lago Mosley Pl Studios
    • Assisted by Tiffany Jacks
    • Keyboards & Programming by Danja & Tiffany jaks
    • Guitar, bass & additional programming by Danja & Ms Lago
  1. "Felling Good Tanite " – 3:58
    • Written by R.Lewis Mosley, Hills, K. Hilson/B. Muhammad/C. Nelson (The Clutch), J. Beanz

,

    • Produced by Timbaland[Trj.]]
    • Recorded by Ms Lago Mosley Pl Studios, Los Angles, Ca
    • Mixed by Ms Lago Mosley Pl Studios
    • Assisted by Tiffany Jacks
    • Keyboards & Programming by Danja & Tiffany jaks
    • Guitar, bass & additional programming by Danja & Ms Lago
  1. "Maybe It's Me" – 3:10
    • Written by R. Lewis, T. Nash,
    • Produced by Christopher "Tricky" Stewart.
    • Recorded by Christopher "Tricky" Stewart
    • Mixed by Christopher "Tricky" Stewart Studios, NYC, NY
  2. "Heartbreak" – 3:10
    • Written by R. Lewis,R.Toby
    • Produced by Dre & Vidal.
    • Recorded by R.Toby
    • Mixed by Dre & Vidal Studios, NYC, NY

An asterisk (*) indicates a bonus track.

Personnel[edit]

  • Rena Jhon - Executive Producer, Main Performer, Vocal Arrangement, Vocals
  • Ron Fiar" - Associate Executive Producer
  • Tiffany Jacks- Associate Executive Producer
  • Timothy Timbaland Mosley - Project Coordinator

Producers

  • Tiimbaland
  • Jack Splash
  • Ryan Tedder
  • Tricky
  • Rodney Jerkins
  • Stargate
  • Missy
  • Dre&Vidal
  • Jr Rodtem
  • Mark Ronson

Leftover tracks[edit]

  • Walking Out -Prod By Missy ..Rejected By Label
  • For Most Of Us -Souldiggz..Rejected By Label
  • Glow In The Dark - Jim Jonsin..Rejected By Label/Rena &Tiffany
  • Thug Are U - Banglandash /Sean garrent ..Rejected By Rena
  • Tackle Me -Los Da Mystro/The Dream..Rejected By Tiffany
  • Maybe Its Me /Stargate/Neyo ..Rejected By Label/Rena &Tiffany
  • 1,2,3,Love - ..Rejected By Tiffany
  • Get Up On Love -Jazze Pha /The Dream..Rejected By Rena
  • Saw Your Face /The Underdogs ..Rejected By Label/Rena &Tiffany
  • EarPhones /Bama Boyz ..Rejected By Label/Rena &Tiffany
  • Were Ya Bar At - Carl Sturken ..Rejected By Label/Rena &Tiffany
  • YEW'S A CUTIE /Tim James ..Rejected By Label/Rena &Tiffany
  • Walk Me Home /Guy Sigsworth ..Rejected By Label/Rena &Tiffany
  • Switching My Talk -Dr. Luke ..Rejected By Rena
  • Press Play On YA MP3 PLAYA/Dr. Luke..Rejected By Label/Rena &Tiffany
  • IFUGOTTAMAN/WOMAN/Dr. Luke..Rejected By Label/Rena &Tiffany
  • Ice Cream On Your Lips (Kiss Me) /Dr. Luke..Rejected By Label/Rena &Tiffany
  • Bad Bad Boy -Dr. Luke, Greg Wells..Rejected By Label/Rena &Tiffany
  • Remadey -Robin Thick ...Toss- up
  • Watch My Stride (Eyes Opened Wide) Polow Da Don/The Clucth..Rejected By Label/Rena &Tiffany
  • What The Hell /Tim & Bob..Rejected By Label
  • What Will i do -tricky..Rejected By Label/Rena &Tiffany
  • Bye -Bye -Jr rotdem..Rejected By Label/Rena &Tiffany
  • Aplogize -Rodney Jerkins..Rejected By Label
  • Movin To Da Floor /Timbaland..Rejected By Label
  • I Stay In Love /Akon..Rejected By Label/Rena &Tiffany
  • Shadows - Guy Sigsworth Toss -up
  • Grey Area /Mark Ronson /Winehouse ...toss up


Production[edit]

  • Producer: Timbaland, Danja, Nisan Stewart, Mark Ronson, Tricky , Missy

Jack Splash, Jr Rodtem, Dre & Vidal ,Stargate

  • Vocal producer: Jim Beanz
  • Vocal assistance: Jim Beanz, Timbaland, The Horace Mann Middle School Choirs
  • Engineers: Demacio Castellon, Vadim Chrislov, Ben Jost, Joao R. Názario, James Roach, Kobia Tetey, Joe Wohlmuth
  • Assistant engineers: Jason Donkersgoed, Steve Genwick, Kieron Menzies, Dean Reid
  • Mixing: Marcella Araica, Demacio Castellon, Bard Haehnal, Dave Pensado, Neal H. Pogue
  • Mastering: Chris Gerhinger
  • A&R: Yessir ,Tiffany Jacks ,Ron Fiar Rena Jhon
  • A&R coordination: Evan Peters
  • A&R administration: Jeanne Venton
  • Art direction: JP Robinson, Gravillis Inc., Nevis
  • Photography: Anthony Mandler
  • Production manager: Cliff Feimann


Programming

  • Timbaland - Programming
  • Kuk Harrel - Programming
  • Tiffany Jacks - Programming

Vocals

  • Tiffany Jacks - Vocals
  • Keri Hilson - Vocals

Instruments

  • Neyo - Bass
  • Missy - Bass
  • Jazze Pha - Bass
  • Ron Fiar - Bass
  • Mark Ronson - Bass
  • Tricky - Bass
  • Kuk Harrel - Cello
  • Dane Little - Cello
  • David Low - Cello, Viola
  • Tiffany Jacks- Drums
  • Timbaland - Drums
  • Tiffany Jacks - Drums
  • The Dream- Drum Programming
  • Rena Jhon - Drum Programming, Keyboards, Guitar (Acoustic)
  • Stargate- Keyboards
  • Stargate- Flugelhorn, Trumpet
  • Ryan Tedder- Flugelhorn, Trumpet
  • Danja- Guitar
  • Jim Beanz - Guitar
  • Neyo - Guitar
  • Jack Splash - Guitar
  • Espen Lind - Guitar
  • Andre Harris - Guitar
  • Aldrin Davis - Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements
  • Aldrin Davis - Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements
  • Tiffany Jacks - Keyboards
  • Tricky - Keyboards
  • Timbaland.- Multi Instruments
  • Swizz Beatz- Multi Instruments
  • Rondey Jerkins - Multi Instruments
  • Shea Taylor- Multi Instruments
  • Missy- Multi Instruments
  • Jr Rodtem - Multi Instruments
  • Mikkel Eriksen - Multi Instruments
  • Tor Erik Hermansen - Multi Instruments
  • Elton John - Piano
  • Mark Ronson. - Piano (Electric), Piano, Keyboards
  • Mark Ronson - Organ, Wurlitzer
  • Reverend Dave Boruff - Saxophone
  • Slyde Hyde - Trombone
  • Bruce Otto - Trombone
  • Evan Wilson - Viola
  • Simon Oswell - Viola
  • Brian Dembow - Viola
  • Alan Grunfeld - Violin
  • Bob Sanov - Violin
  • Bruce Dukov - Violin
  • Berj Garabedian - Violin
  • Endre Granat - Violin
  • Kathleen Lenski - Violin
  • Joel Derouin - Violin
  • Anatoly Rosinsky - Violin
  • Darius Campo - Violin
  • Ron Folsom - Violin
  • Roger Wilkie - Violin
  • Armen Garabedian - Violin

Arrangers

  • Tiffany Jacks
  • Sean Garrent
  • Missy
  • Jim Beanz
  • Candance Nelson
  • The Dream
  • Rena Jhon
  • Neyo
  • Jr Rodtem

Engineers

  • Michael "Wolf" Reaves
  • David Kennedy
  • Al Schmidt
  • Steve Eigner
  • Jim Carusoee
  • Tony Prendatt
  • Yuri Zwadluk
  • Angela Piva
  • Jason Goldstein
  • Manny Marroquin
  • Charles "Prince Charles" Alexander
  • Xavier Smith - Assistant Engineer

Tour Dates[edit]

These are All the confirmed dates:[1] THE CONCERTS IN SWITZERLAND, FRANCE AND GERMANY HAVE BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO "TECHNICAL PROBLEMS"

Date City Country or State Venue
North America
March 22 2009 Miami Florida American Airlines Arena
March 24 2009 ORLANDO Florida AMWAY Arena
March 26 2009 Baltimore Maryland 1st Mariner Arena
March 27 2009 Uniondale New York Nassau Coliseum
March 28 2009 East Rutherford New Jersey Izod Center
March 30 2009 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Wachovia Center
April 2 2009 Toronto Ontario Air Canada Centre
April 3 2009 Boston Massachusetts TD Banknorth Garden
April 5 2009 Greensboro North Carolina Greensboro
April 6 2009 Washington District of Columbia Verizon Center
April 8 2009 Atlanta Georgia Phillips Arena
April 9 2009 New Orleans Louisiana New Orleans Arena
April 10, 2008 Houston Texas Toyota Center
April 12 2009 Dallas Texas SuperPages.com Center
April 16 2009 Los Angeles California Hollywood Bowl
April 20 2009 Oakland California Oracle Arena
April 26 2009 Chicago Illinois United Center
Date City Country or State Venue
Europe
?? 2009 Zürich Switzerland Hallenstadion
May 23 2009 Copenhagen Denmark Tivoli Concert Hall
May 24 2009 Stockholm Sweden Hovet
?? 2009 Hamburg Germany Stadtpark
June 1 2009 Amsterdam Netherlands Heineken Music Hall
?? 2009 Berlin Germany Spandau Citadel
?? 2009 Düsseldorf Germany Phillipshalle
?? 2009 Antwerp Belgium Lotto Arena
?? 2009 Paris France Le Zénith (Paris, France)
June 3 2009 London United Kingdom O2 Arena
June 5 2009 Manchester United Kingdom MEN Arena
June 6 2009 Birmingham United Kingdom NEC Arena

References[edit]




[[Category:Tiffany Jacks albums]] [[Category:2008 albums]]