A Day in the Life (Eric Benét album)

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A Day in the Life
Studio album by Eric Benét
Released April 27, 1999
Recorded 1998-1999
Genre R&B, pop, neo soul
Length 63:40
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Eric Benét, Demonte Posey, George Nash, Jr. James Poyser, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Somethin' for the People, Wyclef Jean, Brian Alexander Morgan
Eric Benét chronology
True to Myself
(1996)
A Day in the Life
(1999)
Hurricane
(2005)
Singles from A Day in the Life
  1. "Georgy Porgy"
    Released: January 5, 1999
  2. "Spend My Life With You"
    Released: June 15, 1999
  3. "When You Think of Me"
    Released: February 22, 2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

A Day in the Life is the Platinum-selling second studio album by R&B singer Eric Benét, originally released on April 27, 1999 on Warner Bros. Records.[2] as the second album, A Day in the Life, Benet's follow-up to his debut album, True to Myself (1996).

Track listing[edit]

Credits adapted from liner notes[3] and Allmusic.[4]

  1. "That's Just My Way" (Eric Benet, Chalmers Alford, Ali Shaheed Muhammad)
  2. "Georgy Porgy" (featuring Faith Evans) (David Paich)
  3. "Spend My Life with You" (featuring Tamia) (Eric Benet, Demonte Posey, George Nash, Jr.)
  4. "Something Real" (Jeffrey Young, Curtis Wilson, Rochad Holiday, Eric Benet, Leslie Butler, Shari Watson)
  5. "Loving Your Best Friend" (Wyclef Jean, Jerry Duplessis, Eric Benet)
  6. "When You Think of Me" (featuring Roy Ayers) (Eric Benet, James Poyser, Vikter Duplaix)
  7. "Lamentation" (Eric Benet, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Charles Alford)
  8. "Dust in the Wind" (Kerry Livgren)
  9. "Why You Follow Me" (Eric Benet, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Chalmers Alford)
  10. "Come as You Are" (Eric Benet, George Nash, Jr.)
  11. "Love the Hurt Way" (Eric Benet, Demonte Posey, George Nash, Jr.)
  12. "Ghetto Girl" (featuring Me'Shell Ndegeocello) (Eric Benet, Demonte Posey, Jeffrey Young)
  13. "Love of My Own" (Eric Benet, James Poyser, Vikter Duplaix)

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from liner notes[5] and Discogs.[6]

  • Ali Shaheed Muhammad - Drums
  • Chalmers "Spanky" Alford - Guitar
  • Curtis "Sauce" Wilson - Drum and Keyboard Prgramming
  • Eric "Kenya" Baker - Drum and Keyboard Programming
  • Demonte Posey - Keyboards, B-3 Organ, Drum Programming, Synth Bass, Fender Rhodes
  • Leslie Butler - Keyboards
  • Roy Ayers - Vibraphone
  • James Poyser - Keyboards, Fender Rhodes
  • Issac Phillips - Guitar
  • Brian Frazier Moore - Drums, Drum Programming
  • Jef Lee Johnson - 12 string guitar
  • Jazzy G -guitars
  • Eric Benet, Jeff "Fuzzy" Young, Tamia, Shari Watson, Me'Shell Ndegeocello - background vocals
  • Alison Ball-Gabriel - executive producer
  • Brian Gardner - mastering
  • Brad Hitz, Melanie Nissen - photography
  • Stephen Walker - art direction & design

References[edit]

  1. ^ A Day in the Life (Eric Benét album) at AllMusic
  2. ^ Amazon.com
  3. ^ Eric Benet - A Day In The Life. Warner Bros. Records. 47072-2
  4. ^ Benet, Eric. "A Day In The Life". allmusic.com. Allmusic. Retrieved 7/9/2014. 
  5. ^ Eric Benet - A Day In The Life. Warner Bros. Records. 47072-2
  6. ^ Benet, Eric. "A Day In The Life". discogs.com. Discogs. Retrieved 7/9/2014.