24/7 (Dino album)

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24/7
Studio album by Dino
Released 1989
Genre Dance-pop, Pop, Contemporary R&B, Latin Freestyle
Length 45:52
Label 4th & B'way/Island/PolyGram Records
444 011
Producer Dino
Dino chronology
24/7
(1989)
Swingin'
(1990)
Singles from 24/7
  1. "Summergirls"
    Released: 1988
  2. "24/7"
    Released: 1989
  3. "I Like It"
    Released: June 30, 1989
  4. "Sunshine"
    Released: September, 1989
  5. "In the City"
    Released: December 7, 1989 (promotional single)
  6. "Never 2 Much of U"
    Released: 1989
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

24/7 is the debut album from pop singer-songwriter Dino. He wrote and arranged all the songs, as well as produced the album, played keyboards and handled drum programming.

Five singles were released from the album. The first, "Summer Girls" was put out in 1988 and managed to reach a peak of number 50 on the Billboard Hot 100. The next single, the title track, fared a bit better, peaking at number 42 on the Hot 100 while reaching number 12 on the R&B chart. The third single, "I Like It", got into the top ten (peaking at number 7) on the pop chart, while reaching number 3 on the dance chart. The single went gold. The fourth track to be released, "Sunshine", got as high as number 23 on the pop chart, while the last single, "Never 2 Much Of U" charted at number 61.[2] Because of his singles success, the album itself was certified gold by the RIAA.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Dino

No. Title Length
1. "The Opening/No More Heartbreak"   6:14
2. "I Like It"   5:16
3. "Never 2 Much of U"   5:27
4. "Summergirls" (Remix) 4:45
5. "Boyfriend-Girlfriend"   4:21
6. "Real Love"   4:24
7. "24/7"   4:16
8. "Sunshine"   3:46
9. "In the City"   5:56

CD Edition

No. Title Length
10. "Nighttime Lovekind"   6:09

Production[edit]

  • Produced By Dino
  • Engineers: Liz Cluse, Chris Fuhrman
  • Mixing: Alan Meyerson
  • Re-mixing: Frankie Anoble, R.O.B.
  • Mastering: Herb Powers Jr.

Personnel[edit]

  • Dino – lead & backing vocals, keyboards, keyboard & drum programming
  • Buzz Feiten, Paul Jackson Jr., Paul Pesco – guitars
  • Jeff Lorber – keyboards, piano
  • Keith Nelson – bass
  • R.O.B. – scratching, drum programming
  • Paul Taylor – saxophone
  • Linda Brown, Brian Bywaters – backing vcals

References[edit]