Album: RS2

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RS2

RS2 (Front Cover)

Album details


Released: 12 September 2006
Length: 50:08
Label(s): Slow Wine Music
Studio(s): The Manor, Alpharetta, GA, USA; Slow Wine Music, Sherman Oaks, CA, USA; 3121 Antelo Rd., Los Angeles, California

Charts, Certifications & Awards


Charts
This album has not charted in the USA
Certifications
This album has not received any certifications in the USA
Awards
This album has not received any awards in the USA

Singles released


  • None.

See also


     
RS2 is the second solo album by Rhonda Smith (Prince's primary bass guitarist from 1996-2004), and the first and only to feature input by Prince. Prince contributed lead and rhythm guitar to the song Time, but did not contribute to the song's writing or production.


Recording process

While specific recording dates are not known, it is likely that basic tracking took place in late 2005 or 2006, at either The Manor, Alpharetta, GA, USA, or Slow Wine Music, Sherman Oaks, CA, USA, without Prince input. His guitar parts were recorded at 3121 Antelo Rd., Los Angeles, California, in either late 2005 or 2006.


Promotion

No singles were released from the album, and the album did not enter the charts.



Track listing
CD

Details given for Prince-related tracks only:

  1. What Do They Think Music Is?
  2. To Get With You
  3. Lost Child
  4. Time (3:21) 1
  5. Always
  6. Country Music
  7. Gotta Believe
  8. Sunshine
  9. 127
  10. It's You
  11. The Hypnotic
  12. Grind
  13. Why Criticize
  14. I Miss You
  15. Ray of Light

1 Written by Rhonda Smith, Joey Sommerville and Marcus Waller



Personnel
Musicians
  • Rhonda Smith - vocals, piccolo and electric bass, keyboards
  • Jorel "J-Fly" Flynn - drums
  • Prince - lead guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Marcus Waller - vocals
  • Phil Davis - rhodes
  • Derek Scott - guitar
  • Joey Sommerville - keyboards, programming


Production
  • Joey Sommerville - co-producer, recording engineer and mixing engineer (The Manor, Alpharetta, GA, USA), co-executive producer
  • Rhonda Smith - co-producer, recording engineer (Slow Wine Music, Sherman Oaks, CA, USA) and mixing engineer (The Manor, Alpharetta, GA, USA), executive producer
  • Ian Boxill - recording engineer for Prince's guitar ("Studio 3121", Beverly Hills, CA, USA)
  • Brian Gardner - mastering (as "Brian "Big Bass" Gardner", Bernie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood, California)


Thanks
  • Special Thanks To - Philip & Janet Smith & The Smith Family, Joey Somerville, Jean Barrett, Larry "LD" Darrell, Prince, Fred Hammond, Kat Dyson, Sheila E., Julia Gerard... "you are plainasship." Robb Kelly, Richard Hallmarq, DL Warfield, Ursula Berger, Vernon Slaughter, David Chackler and the 215 Team, Fender, Mesa Boogie, GHS Strings, Sven Gawron & Vektor, Bass Player Magazine, Bassics Magazine, Monster Cable, GC Pro for a kicking' HD set-up... Dan Lakin, Mike Tobias and all the incredible musicians that put their talents into this project... All the bass. RS



Releases
LP, CD, Cassettes and Other versions
Country Format Cat. Number Comments Front Back Label 1 Label 2

USA CD 2152038
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Variants, Special Editions and Reissues
Country Format Cat. Number Comments Front Back Label 1 Label 2

None

 

 

 
Additional Information

Promotion (at time of release) Trivia


References
Atimetolove album.jpg 2005
A Time To Love
All Albums All Related Artists Albums 2007
The Infamous Archives
Theinfamousarchives album.jpg