The Light of the Sun Album
by Jill Scott

The Light of the Sun



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Funk / Soul


Rhythm & BluesSoulNeo Soul

The Light of the Sun is the fourth studio album by American recording artist Jill Scott, released June 21, 2011, on Blues Babe Records and Warner Bros. Records. It is her first release by the label, following her four-year hiatus from recording music and departure from former label Hidden Beach Recordings. Production for the album took place at several recording studios and was handled primarily by Scott and collaborator JR Hutson. Music writers have noted the album for its neo soul sound, element of improvisation, and Scott's feminine themes.With the release of her new album The Light of The Sun' release June 21, 2011 she worked with multiple artists, such as Anthony Hamilton, Eve (rapper) and Paul Wall. The album debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 chart, selling 135,000 copies in its first week. It became Scott's first US number-one album and produced two singles, including the Billboard R&B hit So in Love. Upon its release, The Light of the Sun received positive reviews from most music critics. Scott is currently promoting the album with her Summer Block Party concert tour. Read more on User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.


2So In LoveSo In Love4:36
4All Cried Out ReduxAll Cried Out Redux2:59
5Le BOOM Vent SuiteLe BOOM Vent Suite9:01
6So GoneSo Gone4:40
7Hear My CallHear My Call3:48
8Some Other TimeSome Other Time2:18
10Making You WaitMaking You Wait4:08
11Until Then (I Imagine)Until Then (I Imagine)3:41
12Missing YouMissing You4:13
13When I Wake UpWhen I Wake Up4:13
15Rolling HillsRolling Hills4:47