Album Notes and Credits
Notes & Personnel Info
|Photographers: Hyghly Alleyne; Lamar Taylor.|
|After becoming one of the decade's biggest newcomers with his 2010 debut, hip-hop star Drake makes a fast return with this sophomore album, released a year-and-a-half after the platinum-selling Thank Me Later. Although Take Care builds off the brainy, dynamic, hip-hop template that Thank Me Later established, it also features more guest spots than its predecessor, with artists like the Weeknd, Stevie Wonder, Rick Ross and Rihanna also making cameo appearances. The real star is Drake, who balances the heavy set list with self-aware witticisms and a sharp, measured delivery.|
Associated Artists and Works
|Release Date : 10/24/2011|
|Original Release Date : 2011|
|Catalog ID : B0016135-02|
|Label : Universal|
|Number of Discs : 1|
|Studio/Live : Studio|
|Mono/Stereo : Stereo|
|SPAR Code : n/a|
|UPC : 00602527832623|
- 4 stars out of 5 -- "Mostly, Drake stretches out over languid, austerely plus tracks that blur hip-hop, R&B and downtempo dance music."
- Ranked #22 in Rolling Stone's '50 Best Albums Of 2011' -- "TAKE CARE soars because his appetite for pop emotion is even bigger than his booty-craving."
- Ranked #22 in Spin's 'The Top 40 Albums Of 2011' -- "[A] morosely beautiful, devastatingly earnest soft-rap epic bemoaning empty hedonism, with deep-space R&B beats backing cameos both hilarious and bracingly dour."
Customer Reviews of Take Care (PA) (Deluxe Edition)
Album of the Year11/16/2011
If you like drake AT ALL ... then you will love this album. This might be the album of the year. The best tracks on here in my opinion are "Make Me Proud" featuring Nicki Minaj, "Take Care" featuring Rihanna and "Lord Knows" featuring Rick Ross. This album is very deep as far as lyrics are concerned and also has alot of top artists in it as well. Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Rihanna, The weekend, Nicki Minaj, and Stevie Wonder make apperances in this album. IN CONCLUSION THIS IS A MUST BUY.