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Take Care [Explicit Lyrics]

Drake Audio CD
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews)
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Known initially for his role as Jimmy Brooks on Degrassi: The Next Generation, Toronto, Ontario, native Drake (born Aubrey Drake Graham) stepped out as a rapper and singer with pop appeal in 2006, when he initiated a series of mixtapes. A year later, despite being unsigned, he scored major exposure when his cocky and laid-back track "Replacement Girl," featuring Trey Songz, was ... Read more in Amazon's Drake Store

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  • Audio CD (14 Nov 2011)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Explicit Lyrics
  • Label: Universal / Island
  • ASIN: B005JLN9ZI
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 996 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. Over My Dead Body
2. Shot For Me
3. Headlines
4. Crew Love (feat The Weeknd)
5. Take Care (feat Rihanna)
6. Marvins Room / Buried Alive Interlude
7. Under Ground Kings
8. We'll Be Fine (feat Birdman)
9. Make Me Proud (feat Nicki Minaj)
10. Lord Knows (feat Rick Ross)
11. Cameras / Good Ones Go Interlude
12. Doing It Wrong
13. The Real Her (feat Lil' Wayne & Andre 3000)
14. Look What You've Done
15. HYFR (Hell Ya Fucking Right) (feat Lil. Wayne)
16. Practice
17. The Ride

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Product Description

Take Care, from Grammy-nominated Canadian superstar Drake, features contributions from the legendary Stevie Wonder, as well as the singles "Headlines" and “Marvin’s Room".

Drake first entered the world of entertainment as a teenager when he starred for eight years on the hit teen show Degrassi: The Next Generation. Born into a musical family (his father drummed with Jerry Lee Lewis, and his uncle is the legendary bass player Larry Graham) he released his first mixtape in 2006, but it was the release of So Far Gone in 2009 that catapulted Drake to the forefront of the US music scene.

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Thoughtful 2011 album of late-night R&B, full of slow tempos, muted textures, and impassioned crooning.

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46 of 53 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Album of the year 14 Nov 2011
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Drake is a paradox; he's filthy rich and loving life, but since extreme highs lead to extreme lows, he also often finds himself depressed and insecure. "We live in a generation of/not being in love," he croons for perhaps the pivotal lyric of the whole album. He has all the girls he could wish for yet can't trust any of them. Drake makes music to reflect the generation we're in, reflecting equal parts materialism, disillusionment and self loathing, chronicling dispassionate sexual encounters and drug taking amongst the backdrop of egomania and emotional turmoil. All this he has channelled into Take Care, where amongst the masterful moody soundscapes of the beats, he sings and raps lyrics that are self deprecating, clever, revealing and most of all affecting.

Whilst a lot of the hate on Drake stems from typical populist backlash, there is also a level of misogynistic distaste in the rap community for his sensitive lyrics, large female fanbase and a suspicion at his relatively privileged background. Further anger comes from `serious' hip hop fans stems who feel Drake doesn't make real rap music, with his emotive soul bearing and silky singing voice. Those people are right to some degree - Drake is far closer to the minimalist/soul/blubstep of someone like James Blake than he is to murderous hardcore rap stars like Wu-Tang. But it isn't as if he has no predecessors in the genre; his flow is highly derivative of Lil Wayne, and lyrically his raw pathos brackets him with Kanye West, Kid Cudi and, further back, Tupac Shakur, albeit without the political bent of the latter's early work.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Heavy bass line and great vocal! 23 April 2013
Format:Vinyl|Verified Purchase
Classic album and I must have for all fans. By far one the best album by this artist! Get it!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great 25 Mar 2013
By Danny
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Heard good reviews of the album so bought it and loved it. Have it on repeat. Very happy with it
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good Album 24 Feb 2013
By Scott
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Good album, featuring a lot of big names, easy listening and worth the money, would recommend this album to all Drake fans.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars sweet 21 Feb 2013
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wow! I missed the release of this album until I heard it won the Grammy award for rap and I quickly snapped it up. It is an awesome album, really good - I love it
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Drizzy !!! 13 July 2012
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I saw Drake Live recently and when i did i just had to buy this album, I'm so glad i did, the only thing that is better than this amazing album is seeing him live.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars An Unexpected Triumph 10 Feb 2012
By Kenneth
Format:Audio CD
I guess it's kind of fitting considering drakes persona is one of confliction, that i find myself liking this album when there are a plethora of reasons i shouldn't. Unless i'm mistaken this record runs for nearly 80 minutes and in that time you hear the voice of a man who is sickeningly self obsessed, shamelessly needy and by all accounts emotionally immature and i've walked away from this record feeling some genuine sense of satisfaction having heard it. Funnily enough i don't really have an answer as to why drakes personality flaws haven't resulted in me going to town on this, other than maybe he is all those things, but somehow his refreshingly self aware and unapologetically honest way of expressing himself is redemptive? Either way i'm charmed and i can't pretend otherwise.

There's more to the story than drakes wining/womanising of course and thats the music, which is by most accounts fantastic. We have "40" to thank as well as drake for creating a sound that is equals part soulful and minimalist. This is best exempliflied by opener "over My Dead Body and "Marvins Room" where there is little more than a simple chord progression on the piano and some reverberated electronic sounds throughout with drake singing/rapping almost in accapella and in the latter it's even sparser than that, where the music feels positively claustrophic. Replacing any instruments with similar elctronic sounds and the voice of an annonymous girl on the phone, who he's shamelessly attempting to convince she'd be better off leaving her husband and being with him "F that N that you love so bad", whilst in the same verse acknowledging how cliched he sounds "I'm just sayin', you could do better, tell me have you heard that lately?".
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5.0 out of 5 stars great album!!! 7 April 2014
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Great album, has a bit of everything... Slow soppy songs, hard, fast, gangsta rap.... One for the girls and the boys!!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars don't buy this cd!!!!!!!!!!
the whole point of buying the deluxe version is so that your take care CD has the song 'the motto', but this cd despite being a 'deluxe edition' doesn't include the song 'the... Read more
Published 3 months ago by Daniel Dunbar
5.0 out of 5 stars very good
Received take care by drake.
A very good album good lyrics by drake overall excellent . Bye far the best album
Published 4 months ago by luke terry birch
5.0 out of 5 stars Love It
Have loved Drake for so long and was glad to get the physical version of this album. In great condition for being used.
Published 5 months ago by Ciara Kerrigan
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant
I am a big drake fan and wasnt disappointed with this album. Drake has some fanastic lyrics and makes for some great music
Published 8 months ago by Mr. J. Hawley
5.0 out of 5 stars Dope album
Truly an album I could just listen to over and over and not get bored of. Masterpiece by Drake 5 star
Published 10 months ago by Sam
5.0 out of 5 stars Best work yet
Even better than the first album, there's more of a variety too. The only downfall is that 'The Motto' isnt on there but still a thumbs up
Published 10 months ago by Phee
4.0 out of 5 stars great purchase
great purchase!. wanted this album for A while, and I found it very easy at a reasonable price. my only critique would probably be that it did take a little longer to arrive than... Read more
Published 11 months ago by Bilel Beavis
5.0 out of 5 stars great
this is a wonderful product and i would truly recommend this to other people. Wonderful and thank you for a great delivery service!
Published 11 months ago by M. J. Lock
5.0 out of 5 stars gift
Arrived well in time as gift no problems with product, recipient was surprised at how fast it arrived and is completely satisfied with the quality and content
Published 12 months ago by Michael Forde
4.0 out of 5 stars Good album
This was a good album and I am glad I bought it. It arrived quickly and there are loads of great songs.
Published 13 months ago by Miss L M Maclean
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