Lay It Down

Blue Note Records
Release date
27 May 2008
Running length
11 tracks
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    Track     Duration Listeners
1 Al Green featuring Anthony Hamilton - Lay It Down 4:31 322
2 Al Green - Just For Me 3:58 17,995
3 Al Green featuring Anthony Hamilton - You've Got The Love I Need 4:14 404
4 Al Green - No One Like You 4:32 14,857
5 Al Green - What More Do You Want From Me 4:13 14,231
6 Al Green featuring Corinne Bailey Rae - Take Your Time 4:37 191
7 Al Green - Too Much 3:30 12,306
8 Al Green featuring John Legend - Stay With Me (By The Sea) 3:23 309
9 Al Green - All I Need 3:41 12,643
10 Al Green - I'm Wild About You 4:51 11,443
11 Al Green - Standing In The Rain 3:09 12,198

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Produced by ?uestlove of The Roots and James Poyser.
Allmusic commented that “…when you put that amazing soul-drenched voice in the hands of hip-hop producers Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson of The Roots and James Poyser, and add a slew of superstar guests? Answer: a killer Al Green soul album”.

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  • kirbypika

    Can't believe this was released in 2008. Classic Al Green. I love it.

    24 Mar 2011 Reply
  • rprodrigues

    muito bom!

    8 Jan 2009 Reply
  • RobTrollslayer

    Superb stuff. Not enough soul like this being released, still an amazing artform.

    11 Dec 2008 Reply
  • mwchurst

    Announced today that "Lay It Down" has been nominated for several Grammy's: Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals - "Stay With Me (By The Sea)" - Featuring John Legend; Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance - "You've Got The Love I Need" Featuring Anthony Hamilton: Best R&B Album - "Lay It Down"

    4 Dec 2008 Reply
  • ludwi9

    it needed questlove and james poyser to create this "howard grimes"-feeling, love that song, especially the tape hiss...

    3 Nov 2008 Reply
  • homeboy5925

    classic al green this album could of easily came out 30 years ago

    15 Aug 2008 Reply
  • KeKeReppinJerZ

    LOVE 3,4 and 8!!!

    29 Jul 2008 Reply
  • Katrous

    Stay With Me is a very lovely song. And Al and John sound very good together, they should do another colaboration!!!

    28 Jun 2008 Reply
  • mwchurst

    Contender for album of the year, hopefully a Grammy in '09. An excellent album.

    24 Jun 2008 Reply
  • givehimsometrix

    it really is

    11 Jun 2008 Reply
  • xustu

    Great album

    6 Jun 2008 Reply

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