100% Pure Love

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"100% Pure Love"
Single by Crystal Waters
from the album Storyteller
Released February 17, 1994
Format CD single
CD maxi
12" maxi
Recorded 1993
Genre House, dance-pop
Length 4:40
Label Mercury
Writer(s) Crystal Waters, Teddy Douglas, Thomas Davis, Jay Steinhour
Producer(s) Teddy Douglas
Jay Steinhour
Certification Gold (US)
Crystal Waters singles chronology
"Gypsy Woman (Basement Boys "Strip to the Bone" Remix)
(1992)
"100% Pure Love"
(1994)
"What I Need"
(1994)

"100% Pure Love" is a 1994 single recorded by house musician Crystal Waters. It reached #11 on the Billboard Hot 100, #1 on the Hot Dance Club Play Chart, #38 on the U.S. R&B chart, and #15 in the UK. The single spent a total of 45 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, becoming one of the longest charting singles in the U.S. to date. The song won Waters a billboard award for, "Top-Selling Hot Dance Music Club Play Single for " at the 1994 Billboard Music Awards. The song was certified Gold in the United States. The music video directed by Marcus Nispel and choreographed by Michael K. Williams (who later went on to star as Omar Little on The Wire) was nominated for Best Dance Video on The 1994 MTV Video Music Awards

Track listings[edit]

Australian CD single[edit]

  1. "100% Pure Love" (Radio Mix) - 3:06
  2. "100% Pure Love" (Club Mix) - 8:04
  3. "100% Pure Love" (Gumbo Mix) - 5:22

Official versions[edit]

  • "100% Pure Love" (Album Version) / (Original Version) - 4:38
  • "100% Pure Love" (Gumbo Mix) - 5:22
  • "100% Pure Love" (Radio Mix) - 3:06
  • "100% Pure Love" (Club Mix) - 8:04

Cover versions[edit]

  • British recording artist Geri Halliwell covered this song for her third studio album, but it did not make the album. Only a clip has surfaced.
  • German recording artist Selda covered this song.

Charts[edit]

Preceded by
"I Believe" by Sounds of Blackness
Billboard Hot Dance Club Play number-one single
May 21, 1994 - May 28, 1994
Succeeded by
"I'll Take You There" by General Public

References[edit]

  1. ^ "100% Pure Love", in various Singles Chart Lescharts.com (Retrieved February 15, 2008)
  2. ^ UK Singles Chart Everyhit.com (Retrieved February 15, 2008)
  3. ^ Billboard Billboard.com (Retrieved February 15, 2008)
  4. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1994". Retrieved 2010-08-27. 
  5. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1995". Retrieved 2010-08-27. 

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