Jackie

Jackie

by CiaraCiara
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Overview

Once the dust settled on her self-titled album, her first for the Epic label, Ciara quickly got to work on her sixth overall album. She also went through some extreme highs and lows: an engagement to and split from collaborator Future, as well as the birth of the couple's son. Named after her mother, Jackie understandably covers many emotions. The three-part title track begins with a theatrical tribute to her mother, then shifts abruptly into an alternately boastful and prickly club track -- a synthesis of down-low bass and bleeps and vintage jungle -- in which she declares "I'm a bad motherfucker" around two dozen times and proclaims "Fuck a blog" once. On the calmer but just as complicated end, there's "I Bet," a post-breakup ballad that combines sorrow (I'm all cried out") and bitterness ("Is that your bitch over there?") with an expressive vocal that simultaneously sounds resigned and content. "Kiss & Tell" is an undeniable gem, produced by Dr. Luke and Cirkut, that adds some much needed sweetness and smoothness to the mix. While Ciara's not among the first vocalists anyone would consider ideal for a Diane Warren ballad, she puts a whole lot of feeling into "I Got You," another bright spot, a song that reflects her outlook as a new mother. [Jackie was also released in a clean version.]

Product Details

Release Date: 05/04/2015
Label: Epic
UPC: 0888750954220
catalogNumber: 509542
Rank: 67193

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Ciara   Primary Artist,Vocals
Harvey Mason   Drums
Briss   Keyboards
Patrick "Guitarboy" Hayes   Bass,Guitar
Jeremy Coleman   Vocals
Jacob Kasher   Vocals
Lukasz Gottwald   Vocals
Alexander Castillo Vasquez   Vocals
Chloe Angelides   Vocals
Henry Walter   Vocals

Technical Credits

Bunny Sigler   Composer
Kenny Gamble   Composer
Diane Warren   Composer
Damon Thomas   Composer
Missy Elliott   Composer
Harvey Mason   Composer
Carl Fysh   Publicity
Andrew Hey   Engineer
Jamal Jones   Composer
Luke   Programming,Producer,Instrumentation
Fuego   Programming,Instrumentation
Ester Dean   Composer
Livvi Franc   Composer
David Boyd   Engineer
Cornell Haynes   Composer
Timothy Thomas   Composer
Theron Thomas   Composer
Armando C. Perez   Composer
Chris "Tek" O'Ryan   Engineer,Vocal Engineer,Vocal Producer
Polow da Don   Producer
Underdogs   Producer,Instrumentation
Ciara Harris   Composer
Harmony Samuels   Composer,Producer
Clint Gibbs   Engineer
Courtney Lowery   Publicity
Thomas Cullison   Engineer
Lukasz Gottwald   Composer
Ali Tamposi   Composer
Cirkut   Programming,Producer,Instrumentation
Jose Cardoza   Engineer
Josh Sellers   Engineer
Chloe Angelides   Composer
Rachel Assil   Composer
Anonymous   Programming
Gamal Lewis   Composer
Edgar "JV" Etienne   Composer
Henry Walter   Composer
J. Kash   Composer
Mike Geluz   Engineer
Mark Young   Publicity
Larry Linn   Composer
Eric Nealante Phillips   Engineer

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