Cee-Lo's Inner 'Freak' Revealed On Best-Of
With the mega-selling Gnarls Barkley having brought Cee-Lo to new levels of mainstream visibility, Arista/Legacy has rounded up favorites from his work solo and with Goodie Mob for a new compilation.With the mega-selling Gnarls Barkley having brought Cee-Lo to new levels of mainstream visibility, Arista/Legacy has rounded up favorites from his work solo and with Goodie Mob for a new compilation.
"Closet Freak: The Best of Cee-Lo Green the Soul Machine" will arrive Oct. 31. The 19-track set includes collaborations with Timbaland ("I'll Be Around"), Pharrell ("The Art of Noise"), Ludacris ("Childz Play") and Jazze Pha and T.I. ("The One").
Three Goodie Mob tracks are featured, including the hit "Soul Food," plus the OutKast/Goodie Mob collaboration "Git Up, Git Out," from the former's 1994 album "Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik."
Meanwhile, Gnarls Barkley is winding down touring in support of its Downtown/Atlantic debut, "St. Elsewhere," which has sold 920,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The group plays in Las Vegas tonight (Sept. 21) and Saturday in Baltimore at the V Festival.
Here is the track list for "Closet Freak":
"Free," Goodie Mob
"Closet Freak," Cee-Lo
"I'll Be Around," Cee-Lo featuring Timbaland
"The Art of Noise," Cee-Lo featuring Pharrell
"Bad Mutha," Cee-Lo
"Gettin' Grown," Cee-Lo
"Suga Baby," Cee-Lo featuring Big Gipp & Backbone
"I Am Selling Soul," Cee-Lo
"Living Again," Cee-Lo
"A Thug's Concern," Cee-Lo
"One for the Road," Cee-Lo
"Bass Head Jazz," Cee-Lo
"Childz Play," Cee-Lo featuring Ludacris
"Under Tha Influence (Follow Me)," Cee-Lo
"The One," Cee-Lo featuring Jazze Pha & T.I.
"Soul Food," Goodie Mob
"Cell Therapy," Goodie Mob
"Git Up, Git Out," OutKast featuring Goodie Mob