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17 Oct 2010

Nina Simone, Leona Lewis, Ledisi, and Janelle Monae featured on ‘For Colored Girls’ soundtrack

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October 17, 2010 Category: Entertainment Posted by:

By Wilson Morales

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Here’s a look at the soundtrack cover for Tyler Perry’s ‘For Colored Girls,’ which will be released by Atlantic Records on Nov. 2.


The soundtrack features all new and unreleased music from artists such as Nina Simone, Gladys Knight, Leona Lewis, Estelle, Laura Izibor, Macy Gray, Janelle Monae and Lalah Hathaway.


The soundtrack sets the many stories of struggle told within the film’s chore poem to music that reflects women’s ongoing battle with love, abandonment and self-awareness.


Official track listing


  1. Main Title – By Loretta Devine, Kimberly Elise, Whoopi Goldberg, Janet Jackson, Thandie Newton, Phylicia Rashad, Anika Noni Rose, Tessa Thompson, Kerry Washington with Joshua Bell, Aaron Zigman & The Hollywood Studio
  2. Longer & Stronger – By Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
  3. All Day Long (Blue Skies) – By Estelle
  4. What More Can They Do – By Laura Izibor
  5. Sun – By Lalah Hathaway
  6. Ansomnia – By Zaki Ibrahim
  7. Settle – By Gladys Knight
  8. La Donna In Viola – By Karen Slack, Andrea Jones-Sojola & The Hollywood Studio Symphony Orchestra
  9. Sechita (A Senhora em Amarelo) – By Anika Noni Rose & Carondelet Percussion Ensemble
  10. Stand Up – By Macy Gray
  11. Without A Fight – By Janelle Monàe (PICTURED ABOVE)
  12. Four Women – By Nina Simone, Simone, Laura Izibor & Ledisi
  13. I Know Who I Am – By Leona Lewis


‘For Colored Girls’ hits theaters on Nov. 5.

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