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The Imagine Project

The Imagine Project
Herbie Hancock
Released June 22, 2010 (2010-06-22)
Genre Jazz
Length 67 minutes
Label Hancock
Producer John Alagia, Derek Trucks
Herbie Hancock chronology

River: The Joni Letters
(2007)
The Imagine Project
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

The Imagine Project is an album by Herbie Hancock released on June 22, 2010.[2] The album, which was recorded in many locations throughout the world and features collaborations from various artists, was complemented by a documentary about the recording process.[3] Hancock's interpretations of these songs are cross-cultural. His version of "Imagine" was inspired by the Congolese group Konono N°1. The instruments used on "The Times, They Are A' Changin" combine the West African kora with the Celtic flute, fiddle and Uilleann pipes.[4] It was released in CD, digital download and vinyl.

Track listing and personnel

  1. "Imagine" (P!nk, Seal, India.Arie, Jeff Beck, Konono N°1 and Oumou Sangaré)
  2. "Don't Give Up" (P!nk, John Legend, Tal Wilkenfeld)
  3. "Tempo de Amor" (Céu, Baden Powell, Vinicius de Moraes)
  4. "Space Captain" (Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks)
  5. "The Times, They Are A' Changin'" (The Chieftains, Toumani Diabaté, Lisa Hannigan)
  6. "La Tierra" (Juanes)
  7. "Tamatant Tilay / Exodus" (Tinariwen, K'naan and Los Lobos)
  8. "Tomorrow Never Knows" (Dave Matthews)
  9. "A Change Is Gonna Come" (James Morrison, Tal Wilkenfeld)
  10. "The Song Goes On" (K. S. Chithra, Chaka Khan, Anoushka Shankar and Wayne Shorter)[5][6][7]

Charts

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Austrian Albums Chart 53[8]
Dutch Albums Chart 35[9]
German Albums Chart 27[10]
Greek Albums Chart 40[11]
Norwegian Albums Chart 25[12]
Polish Albums Chart 12[13]
Spanish Albums Chart 43[14]
Swiss Albums Chart 29[15]
Billboard Jazz Albums 2[16]

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