FIRST LISTEN: ‘Wake Up!’ by John Legend & The Roots (Columbia/Sony/GOOD Music Records)

Wake Up!

The album is Legend’s attempt to reflect the feelings and atmosphere he experienced while campaigning for the 2008 Presidential Election of President Barrack Obama.  It was named after the Arcade Fire song of the same name.  It was co-produced by Kanye West and more.  The album also features CL Smooth, Malik Yusef, Common, and Melanie Fiona.  It is available for purchase starting tomorrow Tues September 21, 2010.